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Russian trade with Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan totaled $4,008,138,443, up 12.01% ($429,737,323) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2014 totaled $3,373,201,514, up 14.64% ($430,669,335) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2014 were $634,936,929, down 0.15% ($932,012) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in 2014 was $2,738,264,585, a 18.71% increase ($431,601,347) over 2013.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 34th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 36th in 2013), accounting for 0.5119% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4249% in 2013).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 31st largest export market in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.6788% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5581% in 2013).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 52nd largest supplier in 2014 (up from 53rd in 2013), accounting for 0.2220% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2019% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.23% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (20.83% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.90% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (22.11% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.45% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (13.68% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.18% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (11.14% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.30% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (5.98% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.26% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (1.85% in 2013).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $644,449,436;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $91,047,626;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $61,438,548;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $44,832,631;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $21,605,836;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $16,250,689;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $13,669,052.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $53,337,961;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $30,312,670;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $18,086,474;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $11,895,785.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 7,363,489 0.22 2,965,285148.32
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 63-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,281,250 0.07 3,280,063-30.45
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16,144,369 0.48 21,645,113-25.41
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 18,700-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,700 0.00 18,387-90.75
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7,129,458 0.21 8,532,452-16.44
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 609,686 0.02 1,330,205-54.17
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,270,862 0.04 1,445,213-12.06
10 Cereals 278,660,763 8.26 187,613,13748.53
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 9,999,129 0.30 12,600,638-20.65
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,453,561 0.10 3,845,268-10.19
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 42,506 0.00 1,4222,889.17
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 708 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 43,529,096 1.29 39,987,1398.86
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 14,731,797 0.44 15,895,644-7.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 17,622,629 0.52 19,251,177-8.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 46,644,912 1.38 58,540,697-20.32
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 40,109,177 1.19 43,440,239-7.67
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9,623,446 0.29 9,301,5913.46
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 36,318,283 1.08 32,418,58812.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 22,680,442 0.67 20,909,9298.47
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 10,425,257 0.31 8,601,69721.20
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 203,703,697 6.04 158,871,06628.22
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 24,399,960 0.72 30,100,887-18.94
26 Ores, slag and ash 547,384 0.02 651,733-16.01
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 85,069,506 2.52 23,630,958259.99
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18,916,622 0.56 17,518,8377.98
29 Organic chemicals 3,326,851 0.10 3,915,952-15.04
30 Pharmaceutical products 32,420,473 0.96 37,088,611-12.59
31 Fertilizers 38,415,623 1.14 22,164,93473.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,024,227 0.06 3,045,135-33.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14,091,531 0.42 12,281,75314.74
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 20,676,099 0.61 20,166,7402.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,111,549 0.06 2,503,478-15.66
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,520,392 0.05 3,733,941-59.28
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 58,068 0.00 81,984-29.17
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 17,680,055 0.52 18,197,507-2.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,985,726 0.38 14,226,207-8.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14,573,622 0.43 21,076,092-30.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 203,453 0.01 258,230-21.21
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13,402 0.00 5,900127.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 271,641,457 8.05 289,727,931-6.24
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 55-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 62,088 0.00 65,472-5.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 35,427,523 1.05 33,803,1434.81
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,612,973 0.08 4,241,735-38.40
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 59,560 0.00 427,023-86.05
52 Cotton 818,779 0.02 1,292,368-36.65
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 6,047 0.00 148,617-95.93
54 Man-made filaments 7,508 0.00 2,930156.25
55 Man-made staple fibers 10,632 0.00 365,761-97.09
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,795,621 0.05 1,530,37017.33
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5,123 0.00 4,6809.47
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 169,049 0.01 77,191119.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,013,579 0.03 1,466,078-30.86
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 69,758 0.00 208,681-66.57
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 775,046 0.02 790,298-1.93
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 944,019 0.03 1,085,142-13.01
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 329,905 0.01 502,451-34.34
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,339,594 0.04 895,82949.54
65 Headgear and parts thereof 72,395 0.00 88,007-17.74
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5,184 0.00 47,534-89.09
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,305 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18,431,851 0.55 25,835,221-28.66
69 Ceramic products 5,202,963 0.15 3,833,83335.71
70 Glass and glassware 24,160,688 0.72 20,016,20720.71
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 551,511 0.02 545,7581.05
72 Iron and steel 269,619,492 7.99 248,013,6568.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 84,297,703 2.50 114,610,373-26.45
74 Copper and articles thereof 18,185,139 0.54 23,693,693-23.25
75 Nickel and articles thereof 44,574 0.00 222,544-79.97
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,703,050 0.20 6,333,2785.84
78 Lead and articles thereof 147,465 0.00 347,745-57.59
79 Zinc and articles thereof 722,691 0.02 732,143-1.29
80 Tin and articles thereof 368,356 0.01 179,802104.87
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 166,637 0.00 621,020-73.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,938,848 0.12 4,370,561-9.88
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,180,363 0.06 3,473,431-37.23
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 87,165,712 2.58 140,503,673-37.96
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 61,232,644 1.82 53,031,12915.47
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 7,964,465 0.24 9,878,884-19.38
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,011,221,470 29.98 366,772,034175.71
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 20,599,673 0.61 22,305,654-7.65
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 34,037,251 1.01 20,368,19967.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 44,005 0.00 28,71953.23
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 144 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 2,992,604 0.09 2,806,1526.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 634,677 0.02 356,80477.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,784,834 0.20 6,483,7844.64
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 90,000-100.00
SS Classified 327,254,799 9.70 649 143 994-49.59

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 47.88% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (46.62% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.79% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (9.58% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.75% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (6.41% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.15% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (5.86% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.57% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (3.62% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.90% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (8.81% in 2013).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $19,314,162;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $9,569,959;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $7,567,449;
  • 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 (HS code 85) - an increase of $4,017,829;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,039,705.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $49,357,314;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $12,662,310;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $9,650,553;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $7,811,238;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $7,327,393;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $4,649,600;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2,756,539;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,638,184;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $2,625,496;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $1,999,313.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 0 0.00 5,400-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 49,247 0.01 5259,280.38
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 104,950,883 16.53 85,636,72122.55
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 149,274,957 23.51 153,924,557-3.02
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,188,440 0.97 15,838,993-60.93
10 Cereals 2,630 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 93,541-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 218,800 0.03 251,352-12.95
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 406,410 0.06 150,587169.88
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,289,280 0.83 6,318,320-16.29
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 72,349 0.01 97,910-26.11
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 7,381,657 1.16 10,007,153-26.24
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,060,827 0.17 1,258,510-15.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 25,979,985 4.09 18,412,53641.10
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,144,143 0.50 4,452,891-29.39
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,624,075 0.89 7,623,388-26.23
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 62,879,054 9.90 53,309,09517.95
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 976,200 0.15 750,00030.16
29 Organic chemicals 10,306,555 1.62 12,944,739-20.38
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 340,696 0.05 634,715-46.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 18,190 0.00 50,883-64.25
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 30,871 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 7,300-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,616,204 0.25 2,895,933-44.19
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,995,615 0.47 5,752,154-47.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,636 0.00 3,00654.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 41,696 0.01 100,383-58.46
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 2-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 13,854 0.00 3,878257.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 144,305 0.02 77,34486.58
52 Cotton 8,089,818 1.27 15,901,056-49.12
54 Man-made filaments 1,509,274 0.24 2,116,409-28.69
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 625-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 46,330 0.01 5,470746.98
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 206,655 0.03 256,583-19.46
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 132,917 0.02 1,267,265-89.51
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 113,399-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10,012,909 1.58 17,340,302-42.26
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 236,823-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,205-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 105,322-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 22-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 93,809-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 206 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 197 0.00 2,933-93.28
73 Articles of iron or steel 27,107,807 4.27 39,770,117-31.84
74 Copper and articles thereof 771,845 0.12 841,016-8.22
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,095,960 0.33 56,2553,625.82
78 Lead and articles thereof 383 0.00 183109.29
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 124,218 0.02 63,29496.26
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 34,965 0.01 28,85321.18
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 89 0.00 4,659-98.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,702,787 0.74 3,012,33756.12
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 4,224,893 0.67 207,0641,940.38
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 95,761 0.02 55,34473.03
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 124,564 0.02 34,255263.64
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 49,357,314-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,916,951 0.46 3,369,911-13.44
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 57,848 0.01 309,290-81.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25,786 0.00 98,218-73.75
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,461 0.00 12,853-73.07
SS Classified 183,639,746 28.92 120 604 93952.27

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