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Russian trade with Myanmar (Burma) 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 Myanmar (Burma) in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Myanmar (Burma)

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Myanmar (Burma) was $83,047,543, down 27.06% ($30,804,332) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in 2014 were $46,794,042, down 40.54% ($31,897,951) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in 2014 totaled $36,253,501, up 3.11% ($1,093,619) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Myanmar (Burma) in 2014 was $10,540,541, a 75.79% decrease ($32,991,570) over 2013.

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 117th largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 112th in 2013), accounting for 0.0106% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0135% in 2013).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 118th largest export market in 2014 (down from 103rd in 2013), accounting for 0.0094% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0149% in 2013).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 98th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 99th in 2013), accounting for 0.0127% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0112% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 51.60% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (28.80% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.99% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (5.06% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.57% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (5.91% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.64% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (2.01% in 2013).

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

  • 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 $5,173,006;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,008,319;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,605,811;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $755,584;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $433,950;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $314,255;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $257,464;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $239,147;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $184,167.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) 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 $6,339,419;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $647,167;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $432,216;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $190,944;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $159,540.
Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 433,950 0.93 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 239,147 0.51 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 184,200 0.39 33558,081.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 178,335 0.38 120,51347.98
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 1-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,610 0.01 1360,900.00
31 Fertilizers 3,718,983 7.95 4,366,150-14.82
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,160 0.01 21,379-80.54
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 312 0.00 93,366.67
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 17-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 248 0.00 600-58.67
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,011 0.01 17,354-82.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 135,351 0.29 7,8281,629.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 432,311 0.92 118,056266.19
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6,362 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 15,719 0.03 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 28,031 0.06 3,534693.18
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 443,852 0.95 634,796-30.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,700,748 3.63 945,16479.94
50 Silk 346 0.00 0
52 Cotton 9,374 0.02 3328,306.06
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 7,959 0.02 0
54 Man-made filaments 6,134 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 557 0.00 27,343-97.96
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 50,250 0.11 6837,400.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 11,571 0.02 4,612150.89
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 278 0.00 400-30.50
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 21,755 0.05 27,602-21.18
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,095 0.00 160,635-99.32
70 Glass and glassware 157,337 0.34 54,570188.32
72 Iron and steel 93,800 0.20 1,3556,822.51
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,972,725 12.76 2,964,406101.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 8,737 0.02 3,056185.90
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 350,064 0.75 92,600278.04
78 Lead and articles thereof 147 0.00 1470.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 0.00 60-98.33
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,854 0.01 1,079442.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 436,200 0.93 868,416-49.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 147,437 0.32 49,657196.91
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,202,313 13.25 12,541,732-50.55
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 8,902,221 19.02 3,729,215138.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 183,285 0.39 138,83232.02
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,860,067 18.93 6,254,25641.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6,408 0.01 9,452-32.20
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 44,352 0.09 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 18,465 0.04 4,465313.55
SS Classified 7,766,980 16.60 45 522 629-82.94

Russia’s Imports from Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 76.55% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (75.93% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 22.81% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (18.69% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (4.72% in 2013).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,272,552;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,198,768;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $310,311;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $170,133.

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

  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - a decrease of $1,659,164.
Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,131,857 5.88 2,192,235-2.75
10 Cereals 25,619,982 70.67 24,421,2144.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 84,196-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,143 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 63 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 219,459 0.61 200,8649.26
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 4,318 0.01 24,442-82.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,458,779 6.78 1,186,227107.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,458,932 15.06 5,288,7993.22
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 312,415 0.86 2,10414,748.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 38,645 0.11 93,767-58.79
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 160-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 119 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,659,164-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,088 0.01 793,808.86
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 3,700 0.01 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 1,001 0.00 6,631-84.90
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