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

Russia’s Trade with Sri Lanka

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Sri Lanka was $545,191,705, down 25.57% ($187,313,731) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka in 2014 were $139,517,807, down 57.73% ($190,534,377) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka in 2014 totaled $405,673,898, up 0.80% ($3,220,646) from 2013.

Russia’s trade deficit with Sri Lanka in 2014 was $266,156,091, a 267.61% increase ($193,755,023) over 2013.

Sri Lanka was Russia’s 83rd largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 77th in 2013), accounting for 0.0696% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0870% in 2013).

Sri Lanka was Russia’s 92nd largest export market in 2014 (down from 77th in 2013), accounting for 0.0281% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0626% in 2013).

Sri Lanka was Russia’s 59th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 63rd in 2013), accounting for 0.1419% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1278% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Sri Lanka

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 50.71% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (15.34% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.75% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (19.46% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.59% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (4.23% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.91% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (0.90% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.63% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (2.65% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.37% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (1.55% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka 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 $14,204,138;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $8,587,362;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $5,929,713;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5,914,161;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $3,362,549;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $1,309,742;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $742,344;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $601,899.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $42,071,322;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,658,488;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,264,414.
Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
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 5,098 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,377,568 1.70 1,067,826122.66
10 Cereals 18,727,116 13.42 12,812,95546.16
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 601,899 0.43 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 44,121 0.03 67,425-34.56
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15,010,991 10.76 9,081,27865.30
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 55,738,172 39.95 41,534,03434.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 53 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 11,225,937 8.05 2,638,575325.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 24,574 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 518 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 98,694 0.07 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,079,710 0.77 337,366220.04
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 6,381-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,577 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 26,191 0.02 89,865-70.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 12,005,309 8.60 8,642,76038.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 437-100.00
52 Cotton 604 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 18,761-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 13,012 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 21,967,849 15.75 64,039,171-65.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 500 0.00 44,926-98.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 800 0.00 62,183-98.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 85,487-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 1,760-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 504,985 0.36 162,967209.87
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 4,247 0.00 2,662,735-99.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,032 0.01 2,276,446-99.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 437-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,400-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 820-100.00
SS Classified 42,250 0.03 184 416 189-99.98

Russia’s Imports from Sri Lanka

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 60.73% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (62.90% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 33.21% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (31.13% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.06% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (4.21% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.66% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (1.17% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka 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 $4,660,215;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3,073,267;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,193,704;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $1,561,103.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $6,648,343;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1,477,277.
Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
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 230,874 0.06 157,02747.03
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 38,297 0.01 21,64876.91
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 271,966 0.07 88,525207.22
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 244,742,938 60.33 251,391,281-2.64
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,556 0.00 5,5560.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 92,663 0.02 126,012-26.46
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 727,362 0.18 365,61098.94
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 54,957 0.01 43,26527.02
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,283 0.00 34,186-93.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 205,170 0.05 115,86077.08
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 778,680-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 171,105-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 12,228-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 17,099 0.00 12,99431.59
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 1,949 0.00 2,096-7.01
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,768,309 0.93 3,183,70418.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,653 0.01 116,368-77.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,702,472 4.12 13,629,20522.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 513,681 0.13 427,63120.12
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 69,722 0.02 120,269-42.03
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 152-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 6,784 0.00 10,867-37.57
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 210,325 0.05 191,15910.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17,229 0.00 15,26912.84
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 4,570,520 1.13 4,379,6574.36
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 871,118 0.21 62,8171,286.76
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10,541 0.00 3629,180.56
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 45-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 72,735,016 17.93 68,074,8016.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 52,149,490 12.86 49,955,7864.39
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 132,393 0.03 85,07755.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 32,839 0.01 67,910-51.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,185,312 1.03 2,624,20959.49
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 25,278 0.01 34,824-27.41
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 16,226 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 295,022 0.07 530,806-44.42
70 Glass and glassware 1,794 0.00 8,512-78.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 93,643 0.02 171,908-45.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 85,927 0.02 62,58737.29
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 76-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,035 0.00 73740.43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 121,537 0.03 375,458-67.63
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 1,810,510 0.45 3,287,787-44.93
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 727,153 0.18 1,035,090-29.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 258 0.00 10,942-97.64
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 67,537 0.02 69,824-3.28
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24,069 0.01 587,602-95.90
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 11,391 0.00 5,601103.37
SS Classified 0 0.00 463-100.00

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