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

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Pakistan was $457,633,646, down 16.35% ($89,441,165) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in 2014 were $146,912,006, down 25.45% ($50,156,778) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in 2014 were $310,721,640, down 11.22% ($39,284,387) from 2013.

Russia’s trade deficit with Pakistan in 2014 was $163,809,634, a 7.11% increase ($10,872,391) over 2013.

Pakistan was Russia’s 86th largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 81st in 2013), accounting for 0.0585% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0650% in 2013).

Pakistan was Russia’s 91st largest export market in 2014 (down from 88th in 2013), accounting for 0.0296% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0374% in 2013).

Pakistan was Russia’s 65th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 66th in 2013), accounting for 0.1087% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1111% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.50% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (22.21% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 25.49% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (12.14% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.41% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (33.95% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.74% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (10.01% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.23% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (8.64% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.14% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (11.54% in 2013).

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $12,842,569;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $6,505,527;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5,181,289;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $4,101,251;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $3,128,155;
  • 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 $1,358,295;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $909,597;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $684,945;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $564,083;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $505,345.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $47,701,010;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $18,898,102;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $11,325,346;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $5,340,582;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,160,587;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $706,794;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $454,244.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,676,528 5.91 4,575,27789.64
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 253,294 0.17 106,778137.22
10 Cereals 43,773,020 29.80 37,267,49317.46
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,392,475 1.63 1,828,39230.85
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,990 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,480,424 1.01 2,187,218-32.31
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,660,240 1.13 20,558,342-91.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,907,650 2.66 779,495401.31
29 Organic chemicals 5,840,715 3.98 659,426785.73
30 Pharmaceutical products 735,874 0.50 230,529219.21
31 Fertilizers 1,407,219 0.96 12,732,565-88.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 118 0.00 217-45.62
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 17,415 0.01 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 192-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 156,904 0.11 86,77580.82
39 Plastics and articles thereof 170,215 0.12 55230,736.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,008,283 3.41 5,240,359-4.43
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,294 0.00 73376.53
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,380,112 0.94 695,16798.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 36,074,629 24.56 23,232,06055.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 340 0.00 1,234-72.45
52 Cotton 3,560 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 62 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 2,698 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 290 0.00 57408.77
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,806 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,044 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 15,864 0.01 10515,008.57
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 50 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 40,733 0.03 3,886948.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 40 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13,853 0.01 13010,556.15
70 Glass and glassware 113,818 0.08 6,6151,620.60
72 Iron and steel 16,881,025 11.49 64,582,035-73.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,356,183 0.92 1,810,427-25.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 25,069 0.02 1,0492,289.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 113,089 0.08 128,688-12.12
79 Zinc and articles thereof 124 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 54 0.00 213-74.65
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 14,381 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,298,336 0.88 388,739233.99
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13,563 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,211,205 2.87 8,371,792-49.70
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 1,744,125 1.19 385,830352.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 427,259 0.29 156,768172.54
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,766,369 1.88 8,106,951-65.88
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,276 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 157,908 0.11 19182,574.35
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,209 0.00 2,868-22.98
SS Classified 4,759,262 3.24 2 939 63661.90

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 54.92% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (49.22% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 26.44% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (34.04% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.18% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (4.74% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.91% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (2.07% in 2013).

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

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $14,521,805;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $8,619,807;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $6,140,629;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $2,454,431;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $2,119,520;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - an increase of $1,672,280.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $22,436,352;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $13,825,960;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $8,754,981;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $8,222,300;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,562,506;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $6,136,117;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $4,243,233;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $2,678,460;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,235,253;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,123,449.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 5,000 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,152,834 0.37 23,589,186-95.11
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 69,384,800 22.33 78,139,781-11.20
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,466 0.00 0
10 Cereals 9,334,113 3.00 13,577,346-31.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 25,885 0.01 5,075410.05
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 124,419 0.04 155,443-19.96
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 64,916 0.02 24,593163.96
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 810,337 0.26 1,080,391-25.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 952 0.00 1,443-34.03
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18,701 0.01 90,445-79.32
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,235,139 0.40 2,470,392-50.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,192,127 0.38 905,81831.61
26 Ores, slag and ash 133,974 0.04 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 450 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,127,740 2.29 13,690,246-47.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,563 0.00 2,68070.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 52,865 0.02 59,393-10.99
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 7,914 0.00 17,408-54.54
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,681 0.00 911,747.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,655,216 0.85 2,716,806-2.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 33,212 0.01 106,310-68.76
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 961,855 0.31 500,08992.34
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13,851,228 4.46 22,073,528-37.25
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 14,245 0.00 480,763-97.04
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 36,950 0.01 9,411292.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,230 0.00 3,166128.36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,760 0.00 28,727-90.39
52 Cotton 9,370,227 3.02 15,506,344-39.57
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 55,510 0.02 1,6643,235.94
54 Man-made filaments 6,221,137 2.00 3,766,70665.16
55 Man-made staple fibers 11,881,862 3.82 25,707,822-53.78
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 141,363 0.05 335,670-57.89
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 108,404 0.03 140,334-22.75
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 57,194 0.02 227,100-74.82
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,078,133 0.35 3,756,593-71.30
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 14,443,801 4.65 12,771,52113.09
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 52,962,750 17.05 44,342,94319.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 47,497,252 15.29 41,356,62314.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 20,691,517 6.66 18,571,99711.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,695,519 1.83 5,416,5985.15
65 Headgear and parts thereof 456,173 0.15 360,75526.45
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 335 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 843,048 0.27 1,016,947-17.10
69 Ceramic products 34,551 0.01 11,616197.44
70 Glass and glassware 7,292 0.00 3,300120.97
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 36,627 0.01 7,909363.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 437,400 0.14 200,161118.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 107 0.00 3,261-96.72
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,385,825 0.77 1,949,42622.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 43,146 0.01 16,796156.88
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 128,632 0.04 1,252,081-89.73
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 1,095 0.00 1,970-44.42
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 1,435-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 76,205 0.02 3,1362,330.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,734,128 1.85 5,981,433-4.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6,628 0.00 1,512338.36
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4,223 0.00 9,573-55.89
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 1,314,524 0.42 1,307,8850.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 20,762,611 6.68 6,240,806232.69
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,849 0.00 5,579-66.86

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