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Russian trade with Armenia in 2014

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Armenia in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Armenia

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Armenia totaled $1,401,353,556, up 3.78% ($50,994,219) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Armenia in 2014 totaled $1,087,857,808, up 9.01% ($89,893,075) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Armenia in 2014 were $313,495,748, down 11.04% ($38,898,856) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Armenia in 2014 was $774,362,060, a 19.95% increase ($128,791,931) over 2013.

Armenia was Russia’s 61st largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 65th in 2013), accounting for 0.1790% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1603% in 2013).

Armenia was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in 2014 (up from 56th in 2013), accounting for 0.2189% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1893% in 2013).

Armenia was Russia’s 64th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 65th in 2013), accounting for 0.1096% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1119% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Armenia

The major share of Russian exports to Armenia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 64.95% of Russia’s total exports to Armenia (54.31% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.02% of Russia’s total exports to Armenia (17.03% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.55% of Russia’s total exports to Armenia (9.81% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.52% of Russia’s total exports to Armenia (8.66% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.27% of Russia’s total exports to Armenia (5.14% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Armenia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $164,325,918.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Armenia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $29,303,926;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $18,043,471;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $6,058,571;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $4,244,315.
Russia’s exports to Armenia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 9,218 0.00 37,726-75.57
02 Meat and edible meat offal 568,562 0.05 760,035-25.19
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 8,303 0.00 31,921-73.99
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,534,366 0.32 2,987,64618.30
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,198 0.00 6,755-67.46
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,069 0.00 3,538-13.26
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,080,353 0.10 807,19833.84
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 66,824 0.01 40,18966.27
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,040,480 0.10 1,053,030-1.19
10 Cereals 45,889,942 4.22 51,948,513-11.66
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,331,918 0.49 3,718,50043.39
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,088,338 0.28 2,533,93921.88
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,205 0.00 35,700-91.02
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 27,868,393 2.56 26,375,9815.66
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 879,188 0.08 1,387,202-36.62
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,776,312 0.26 2,570,6458.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 17,233,901 1.58 19,573,051-11.95
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 10,925,475 1.00 10,693,5382.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,922,038 0.36 4,899,714-19.95
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12,396,885 1.14 13,789,639-10.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 17,203,896 1.58 19,653,120-12.46
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,246,112 0.11 565,639120.30
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 8,330,956 0.77 6,438,31329.40
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 241,671 0.02 192,12525.79
26 Ores, slag and ash 244,413 0.02 70,515246.61
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 706,095,613 64.91 541,769,69530.33
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 965,103 0.09 667,61644.56
29 Organic chemicals 1,856,636 0.17 2,661,843-30.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,497,625 0.69 7,499,180-0.02
31 Fertilizers 609,528 0.06 44,2371,277.87
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,832,181 0.17 1,441,12627.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,657,054 0.52 5,400,9954.74
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 5,508,097 0.51 7,039,784-21.76
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 289,818 0.03 294,971-1.75
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 695,048 0.06 1,176,405-40.92
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 708 0.00 2,746-74.22
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,136,909 0.38 4,083,1201.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,834,250 0.35 3,145,19921.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,619,290 1.25 17,863,605-23.76
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 62,306 0.01 79,805-21.93
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 165,122 0.02 507,868-67.49
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 16,967 0.00 563,084-96.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,996,740 0.18 2,594,510-23.04
45 Cork and articles of cork 9,710 0.00 14,820-34.48
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 216 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 76 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,306,273 0.40 3,140,75937.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,310,177 0.12 1,244,9395.24
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 92,471 0.01 39,872131.92
52 Cotton 326,901 0.03 362,631-9.85
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 8,666 0.00 5,01972.66
54 Man-made filaments 7,925 0.00 6,22127.39
55 Man-made staple fibers 968,819 0.09 75,9931,174.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 202,619 0.02 120,01668.83
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 233,555 0.02 114204,772.81
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6,737 0.00 4,33355.48
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 264,040 0.02 279,802-5.63
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,093 0.00 3,380-67.66
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 499,978 0.05 1,331,502-62.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 394,556 0.04 807,733-51.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 425,882 0.04 425,1930.16
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 955,562 0.09 1,535,512-37.77
65 Headgear and parts thereof 40,758 0.00 1,041,081-96.09
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 18,672 0.00 20,926-10.77
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,128 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,700,277 0.16 1,085,93256.57
69 Ceramic products 1,159,545 0.11 895,48929.49
70 Glass and glassware 5,577,767 0.51 3,988,05439.86
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,616,273 0.52 7,242,937-22.46
72 Iron and steel 3,723,544 0.34 2,806,31132.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,139,214 1.02 9,465,59017.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 372,352 0.03 200,28585.91
75 Nickel and articles thereof 15,081 0.00 225,626-93.32
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 41,979,581 3.86 71,283,507-41.11
78 Lead and articles thereof 759,758 0.07 12,3956,029.55
79 Zinc and articles thereof 5,872 0.00 3981,375.38
80 Tin and articles thereof 12,497 0.00 62,686-80.06
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 232 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,063,845 0.10 1,587,035-32.97
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,017,907 0.09 746,28336.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 46,067,220 4.23 64,110,691-28.14
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 14,517,857 1.33 12,318,19117.86
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 549,842 0.05 403,27136.35
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,833,483 1.55 17,083,860-1.47
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 22,554 0.00 16,05040.52
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,160,227 0.38 3,961,8805.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,210 0.00 1,962267.48
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3,014 0.00 4,853-37.89
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 753,286 0.07 1,747,293-56.89
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 177,569 0.02 303,668-41.53
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,280,445 0.12 1,375,372-6.90
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4,705 0.00 0
SS Classified 525,826 0.05 19 565 307-97.31

Russia’s Imports from Armenia

The major share of Russian imports from Armenia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 77.63% of Russia’s total imports from Armenia (78.61% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 12.56% of Russia’s total imports from Armenia (11.48% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.19% of Russia’s total imports from Armenia (3.09% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.50% of Russia’s total imports from Armenia (1.20% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.11% of Russia’s total imports from Armenia (1.16% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Armenia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $3,612,895;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $1,245,610.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Armenia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $27,976,582;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $7,041,960;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $2,538,564;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,410,064;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $1,079,828;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $977,632.
Russia’s imports from Armenia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 32,173,850 10.26 31,676,4171.57
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8,338,411 2.66 7,092,80117.56
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,433,870 0.46 1,843,911-22.24
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,819,125 1.86 8,357,689-30.37
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 18,422,287 5.88 25,464,247-27.65
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,791,057 0.89 2,628,9246.17
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 110,601 0.04 65,39569.13
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 170,969 0.05 163,7844.39
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 3,448 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,855 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 955,422 0.30 1,456,284-34.39
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 65,990 0.02 21,811202.55
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 163,894 0.05 60,882169.20
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 54,369 0.02 36,78247.81
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17,497,141 5.58 13,884,24626.02
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,539,072 0.49 1,026,16149.98
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 151,801,718 48.42 179,778,300-15.56
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,039,002 0.65 3,449,066-40.88
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,115,000 0.36 2,092,632-46.72
26 Ores, slag and ash 823,849 0.26 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 293,567 0.09 85,000245.37
29 Organic chemicals 1,315 0.00 616113.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,775,533 0.57 1,259,42540.98
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 527,257 0.17 1,185,395-55.52
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,128 0.00 57,939-85.97
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0 0.00 51,189-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 92,042 0.03 79,42815.88
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 422,934 0.13 877,804-51.82
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,560,535 0.50 624,574149.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15,630 0.00 16,123-3.06
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,623 0.00 1255,198.40
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 168,634 0.05 87,64692.40
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 19,744 0.01 16,25621.46
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 115,201 0.04 486,645-76.33
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 8,323-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 250 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 993,355 0.32 831,29519.49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,365,038 0.44 1,505,116-9.31
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8,597 0.00 38,352-77.58
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,093,907 0.35 1,706,346-35.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,042 0.00 1,54497.02
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,655,734 2.44 8,469,794-9.61
69 Ceramic products 913,293 0.29 1,085,029-15.83
70 Glass and glassware 92,583 0.03 83,33711.09
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 39,367,546 12.56 40,447,374-2.67
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 356,436-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 573,599 0.18 1,114,444-48.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 14,222 0.00 13,3186.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 202,147 0.06 283,934-28.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 89,825 0.03 75,63118.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 489,798 0.16 873,873-43.95
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,439,895 0.78 3,088,677-21.01
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 5,058,565 1.61 5,363,865-5.69
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 176,508-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 27,236 0.01 10,922149.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,488,044 0.79 2,232,94611.42
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,520 0.00 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 254,763 0.08 679,403-62.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17,348 0.01 19,890-12.78
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 750-100.00
SS Classified 13,368 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia