Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade with Azerbaijan in 2015

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 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan was $2,804,605,923, down 30.03% ($1,203,532,520) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2015 were $2,287,058,674, down 32.20% ($1,086,142,840) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2015 were $517,547,249, down 18.49% ($117,389,680) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in 2015 was $1,769,511,425, a 35.38% decrease ($968,753,160) over 2014.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 35th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 34th in 2014), accounting for 0.5329% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5119% in 2014).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 31st largest export market in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.6656% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.6788% in 2014).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 52nd in 2014), accounting for 0.2833% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2220% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian exports to Azerbaijan in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.21% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (36.23% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.17% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (22.90% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.59% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (11.45% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.25% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (9.18% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.89% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (5.30% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.60% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (3.26% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $120,227,431;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $29,247,838.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $462,542,205;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $134,086,379;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $114,761,661;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $53,669,470;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $37,378,252;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $26,533,993;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $23,208,021;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $19,860,111;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $19,304,591;
  • 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 $17,505,008;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $15,056,925;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $13,898,679;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $9,656,116;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $9,485,399;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $9,291,711;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $8,082,750;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $7,867,304;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $7,591,396;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $7,164,486.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
01 Live animals 3,742,342 0.16 7,363,489-49.18
02 Meat and edible meat offal 73 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 692,476 0.03 2,281,250-69.64
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11,697,893 0.51 16,144,369-27.54
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11,668 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,240 0.00 1,700-27.06
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6,911,178 0.30 7,129,458-3.06
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 290,179 0.01 609,686-52.41
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,548,649 0.07 1,270,86221.86
10 Cereals 278,289,171 12.17 278,660,763-0.13
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10,546,859 0.46 9,999,1295.48
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,267,073 0.10 3,453,561-34.36
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9,511 0.00 42,506-77.62
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 9,350 0.00 7081,220.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 39,345,669 1.72 43,529,096-9.61
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7,140,401 0.31 14,731,797-51.53
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 12,603,661 0.55 17,622,629-28.48
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 31,587,987 1.38 46,644,912-32.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 30,817,466 1.35 40,109,177-23.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 7,118,223 0.31 9,623,446-26.03
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 22,419,604 0.98 36,318,283-38.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13,024,326 0.57 22,680,442-42.57
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 9,908,113 0.43 10,425,257-4.96
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 177,169,704 7.75 203,703,697-13.03
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,539,849 0.20 24,399,960-81.39
26 Ores, slag and ash 603,005 0.03 547,38410.16
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 31,400,036 1.37 85,069,506-63.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15,046,192 0.66 18,916,622-20.46
29 Organic chemicals 749,482 0.03 3,326,851-77.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 24,553,169 1.07 32,420,473-24.27
31 Fertilizers 33,384,052 1.46 38,415,623-13.10
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,026,696 0.04 2,024,227-49.28
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,749,099 0.34 14,091,531-45.01
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 14,537,885 0.64 20,676,099-29.69
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,631,496 0.07 2,111,549-22.73
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,687,905 0.12 1,520,39276.79
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 9,826 0.00 58,068-83.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,597,305 0.42 17,680,055-45.72
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,671,708 0.60 12,985,7265.28
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,089,031 0.44 14,573,622-30.77
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 160,049 0.01 203,453-21.33
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2,194 0.00 13,402-83.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 137,555,078 6.01 271,641,457-49.36
45 Cork and articles of cork 3,734 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 15,762 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 475,281 0.02 62,088665.50
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 25,942,124 1.13 35,427,523-26.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,907,919 0.08 2,612,973-26.98
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 35,282 0.00 59,560-40.76
52 Cotton 429,463 0.02 818,779-47.55
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2,162 0.00 6,047-64.25
54 Man-made filaments 27,367 0.00 7,508264.50
55 Man-made staple fibers 530 0.00 10,632-95.02
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,925,114 0.08 1,795,6217.21
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 415 0.00 5,123-91.90
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 18,153 0.00 169,049-89.26
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,053,040 0.05 1,013,5793.89
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 60,319 0.00 69,758-13.53
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 658,872 0.03 775,046-14.99
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 782,613 0.03 944,019-17.10
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 256,652 0.01 329,905-22.20
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 680,879 0.03 1,339,594-49.17
65 Headgear and parts thereof 56,522 0.00 72,395-21.93
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,572 0.00 5,184-69.68
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 48,724 0.00 1,3053,633.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 12,198,171 0.53 18,431,851-33.82
69 Ceramic products 2,926,731 0.13 5,202,963-43.75
70 Glass and glassware 19,732,172 0.86 24,160,688-18.33
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 379,734 0.02 551,511-31.15
72 Iron and steel 154,857,831 6.77 269,619,492-42.56
73 Articles of iron or steel 113,545,541 4.96 84,297,70334.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 11,020,653 0.48 18,185,139-39.40
75 Nickel and articles thereof 156,207 0.01 44,574250.44
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,304,871 0.14 6,703,050-50.70
78 Lead and articles thereof 231,355 0.01 147,46556.89
79 Zinc and articles thereof 522,046 0.02 722,691-27.76
80 Tin and articles thereof 22,997 0.00 368,356-93.76
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 400,296 0.02 166,637140.22
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,117,836 0.09 3,938,848-46.23
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,849,165 0.08 2,180,363-15.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 49,787,460 2.18 87,165,712-42.88
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 43,727,636 1.91 61,232,644-28.59
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 128,191,896 5.61 7,964,4651,509.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 548,679,265 23.99 1,011,221,470-45.74
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,295,082 0.06 20,599,673-93.71
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,829,230 0.47 34,037,251-68.18
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 30,108 0.00 44,005-31.58
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,238 0.00 144759.72
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 2,102,026 0.09 2,992,604-29.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 698,148 0.03 634,67710.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,374,529 0.23 6,784,834-20.79
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 27 0.00 0
SS Classified 162,547,051 7.11 327 254 799-50.33

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian imports from Azerbaijan in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 52.15% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (47.88% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.18% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (10.79% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.91% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (3.15% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.89% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (4.75% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.45% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (1.90% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.92% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (2.57% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6,721,286;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $4,329,978;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $4,216,383;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $2,520,776.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $19,685,609;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $13,752,881;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $13,716,872;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $5,013,209;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $4,337,323;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3,793,486;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,465,906;
  • 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 $3,396,525;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $3,374,932;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $2,686,596;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $2,511,852;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $2,233,912;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,071,468.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
01 Live animals 3,778 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 137,130 0.03 49,247178.45
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 91,234,011 17.63 104,950,883-13.07
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 144,261,748 27.87 149,274,957-3.36
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,676,588 0.71 6,188,440-40.59
10 Cereals 35,264 0.01 2,6301,240.84
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 850 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 118,125 0.02 218,800-46.01
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 311,315 0.06 406,410-23.40
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,914,348 0.37 5,289,280-63.81
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 45,844 0.01 72,349-36.63
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,695,061 0.91 7,381,657-36.40
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 902,850 0.17 1,060,827-14.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 21,642,662 4.18 25,979,985-16.69
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 910,231 0.18 3,144,143-71.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,552,607 0.69 5,624,075-36.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 49,126,173 9.49 62,879,054-21.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 237,450 0.05 976,200-75.68
29 Organic chemicals 6,513,069 1.26 10,306,555-36.81
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 35,238 0.01 340,696-89.66
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 18,190-100.00
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 30,871-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,274,435 0.25 1,616,204-21.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,896,122 0.37 2,995,615-36.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 900 0.00 4,636-80.59
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16,000 0.00 41,696-61.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 60,277 0.01 13,854335.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 98,160 0.02 144,305-31.98
52 Cotton 10,610,594 2.05 8,089,81831.16
54 Man-made filaments 354,989 0.07 1,509,274-76.48
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 46,330-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 181,490 0.04 206,655-12.18
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 19,912 0.00 132,917-85.02
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14,229,292 2.75 10,012,90942.11
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11,111 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 206-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 197-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,422,198 1.43 27,107,807-72.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,080,436 0.21 771,84539.98
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,425,938 1.24 2,095,960206.59
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 383-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 124,218-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,779 0.00 34,965-83.47
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 89-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,236,881 0.24 4,702,787-73.70
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 828,368 0.16 4,224,893-80.39
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 21,591 0.00 95,761-77.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 228,070 0.04 124,56483.09
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 734,542 0.14 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,638,237 1.86 2,916,951230.42
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 35,000 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 202,947 0.04 57,848250.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 63,315 0.01 25,786145.54
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,826 0.00 3,461-47.24
SS Classified 131,514,497 25.41 183 639 746-28.38
Share the publication on:

Reports and reviews archive

2018 г.:JanFebMarAprMay
2017 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2016 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia