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Russian trade with Pakistan 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 Pakistan in 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Pakistan was $395,747,790, down 13.52% ($61,885,856) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in 2015 were $97,476,756, down 33.65% ($49,435,250) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in 2015 were $298,271,034, down 4.01% ($12,450,606) from 2014.

Russia’s trade deficit with Pakistan in 2015 was $200,794,278, a 22.58% increase ($36,984,644) over 2014.

Pakistan was Russia’s 80th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 86th in 2014), accounting for 0.0752% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0585% in 2014).

Pakistan was Russia’s 99th largest export market in 2015 (down from 91st in 2014), accounting for 0.0284% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0296% in 2014).

Pakistan was Russia’s 58th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 65th in 2014), accounting for 0.1633% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1087% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 30.33% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (25.49% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 27.00% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (37.50% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 21.24% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (13.41% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.03% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (11.74% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.05% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (6.23% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.30% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (2.14% in 2014).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $13,439,838;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $2,500,146;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,872,151;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $420,560.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $42,398,539;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $7,651,018;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,600,527;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $2,453,859;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $2,392,289;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,496,021;
  • 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 $1,403,384;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,315,250;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,108,597;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,098,046;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $429,538;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $402,261.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
02 Meat and edible meat offal 75,816 0.08 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 22,116,366 22.69 8,676,528154.90
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,753,440 2.82 253,294987.05
10 Cereals 1,374,481 1.41 43,773,020-96.86
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 186 0.00 2,392,475-99.99
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,990-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,008 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,900,984 1.95 1,480,42428.41
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 344,990 0.35 1,660,240-79.22
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,790,432 3.89 3,907,650-3.00
29 Organic chemicals 3,240,188 3.32 5,840,715-44.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 819,427 0.84 735,87411.35
31 Fertilizers 1,004,958 1.03 1,407,219-28.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 118-100.00
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 2,407 0.00 17,415-86.18
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 285,923 0.29 156,90482.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 28,315 0.03 170,215-83.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,554,424 2.62 5,008,283-49.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 13,559 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 52 0.00 1,294-95.98
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 950,574 0.98 1,380,112-31.12
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 187,894 0.19 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 28,423,611 29.16 36,074,629-21.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 340-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 3,560-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 62-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 2,698-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 290-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,295 0.00 6,806-80.97
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 4,044-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 519 0.00 15,864-96.73
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 50-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 12-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 24,165 0.02 40,733-40.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 40-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,760 0.01 13,853-51.20
70 Glass and glassware 2,488 0.00 113,818-97.81
72 Iron and steel 18,753,176 19.24 16,881,02511.09
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,493,990 1.53 1,356,18310.16
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,423 0.01 25,069-78.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 245,538 0.25 113,089117.12
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 124-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 54-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 14,381-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 200,290 0.21 1,298,336-84.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,836 0.01 13,563-49.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,102,608 3.18 4,211,205-26.32
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 340,741 0.35 1,744,125-80.46
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 55,130 0.06 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 155,838 0.16 427,259-63.53
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,270,348 1.30 2,766,369-54.08
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,276-100.00
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 18,653 0.02 157,908-88.19
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25 0.00 2,209-98.87
SS Classified 1,923,898 1.97 4 759 262-59.58

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 44.76% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (54.92% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 43.80% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (26.44% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.04% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (3.18% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.63% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.91% in 2014).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $21,250,441;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $18,438,225;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $10,227,809;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $951,728.

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

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $15,714,481;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $13,207,303;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $7,864,142;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $7,631,672;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $5,733,690;
  • 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 $4,008,218;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $2,544,842;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,279,646;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,235,139;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $1,078,133.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
01 Live animals 71,262 0.02 5,0001,325.24
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 22,403,275 7.51 1,152,8341,843.32
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 87,823,025 29.44 69,384,80026.57
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 508 0.00 1,466-65.35
10 Cereals 19,561,922 6.56 9,334,113109.57
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 74 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 137,480 0.05 25,885431.12
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 122,833 0.04 124,419-1.27
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 6,200 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 30,757 0.01 64,916-52.62
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 459,379 0.15 810,337-43.31
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 225 0.00 952-76.37
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 21,071 0.01 18,70112.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 28 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 1,235,139-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 652,667 0.22 1,192,127-45.25
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 133,974-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 450-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,616,145 2.22 7,127,740-7.18
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,468 0.00 4,563107.50
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 21,030 0.01 52,865-60.22
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 760 0.00 7,914-90.40
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,340 0.00 1,68139.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,366,666 0.79 2,655,216-10.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 49,259 0.02 33,21248.32
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 929,165 0.31 961,855-3.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,843,010 3.30 13,851,228-28.94
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4,804 0.00 14,245-66.28
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,137 0.00 36,950-80.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 15,080 0.01 7,230108.58
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23,297 0.01 2,760744.09
52 Cotton 10,321,955 3.46 9,370,22710.16
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 55,510-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 3,676,295 1.23 6,221,137-40.91
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,250,190 1.42 11,881,862-64.23
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21,707 0.01 141,363-84.64
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 34,879 0.01 108,404-67.82
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 147,710 0.05 57,194158.26
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 1,078,133-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,236,498 0.41 14,443,801-91.44
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 45,098,608 15.12 52,962,750-14.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 48,359,614 16.21 47,497,2521.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14,957,827 5.01 20,691,517-27.71
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,870,362 1.63 5,695,519-14.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 534,474 0.18 456,17317.16
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 335-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 663,520 0.22 843,048-21.30
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 34,551-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 3,049 0.00 7,292-58.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,044 0.00 36,627-67.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,607 0.01 437,400-95.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 117 0.00 1079.35
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,292 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,809,286 0.61 2,385,825-24.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,274 0.00 43,146-92.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 394,041 0.13 128,632206.33
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 265 0.00 1,095-75.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,039 0.00 76,205-94.70
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,454,482 1.49 5,734,128-22.32
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,121 0.00 6,628-68.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,919 0.00 4,223-30.88
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 1,161,458 0.39 1,314,524-11.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,048,130 1.69 20,762,611-75.69
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,404 0.00 1,849-24.07

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