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Russian trade with Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia's foreign trade in goods with Armenia in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Armenia

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Armenia totaled $365,515,885, up 19.61% ($59,913,669) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $262,603,065, down 5.76% ($16,057,514) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $102,912,820, up 281.98% ($75,971,183) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $159,690,245, a 36.56% decrease ($92,028,697) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Armenia was Russia's 47th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 53rd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3756% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.2310% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Armenia was Russia's 44th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4279% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.3087% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Armenia was Russia's 51st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 75th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2864% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.0641% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Armenia

The major share of Russian exports to Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 64.58% of Russia's total exports to Armenia (72.24% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.61% of Russia's total exports to Armenia (10.18% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.52% of Russia's total exports to Armenia (7.57% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.88% of Russia's total exports to Armenia (3.09% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 4.60% of Russia's total exports to Armenia (1.29% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.16% of Russia's total exports to Armenia (2.68% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.61% of Russia's total exports to Armenia (0.59% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.37% of Russia's total exports to Armenia (1.46% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $8,487,876;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,075,904;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,072,917;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,825,750;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,345,341;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,317,566;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,208,399;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,109,367;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,033,275;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,020,281;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $913,818;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $787,855.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $31,720,107;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $6,363,291;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,494,771;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $3,189,483;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $939,218.
Russia's exports to Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
01 Live animals 40,637 0.02
02 Meat and edible meat offal 416,366 0.16 192.02
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 97,686 0.04 341.62
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 631,974 0.24 -0.80
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,712 0.00 17,980.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 10,048 0.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 576,382 0.22 490.67
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 11,088 0.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 405,332 0.15 34.00
10 Cereals 4,556,645 1.74 -43.41
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,553,406 0.59 -25.92
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 891,517 0.34 -51.30
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 -100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 49 0.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,132,148 1.95 12.22
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 137,394 0.05 66.59
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 968,451 0.37 28.32
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,498,956 1.33 62.47
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,402,518 0.91 8.41
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 744,783 0.28 78.08
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,831,312 0.70 7.68
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,328,024 0.89 79.81
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 536,598 0.20 53.55
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,716,165 1.42 126.15
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19,823 0.01 -33.42
26 Ores, slag and ash 6,937 0.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 169,565,213 64.57 -15.76
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 267,502 0.10 -11.23
29 Organic chemicals 657,118 0.25 9.94
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,715,368 1.03 60.19
31 Fertilizers 39,136 0.01 38,268.63
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 477,924 0.18 77.23
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,200,448 0.84 121.81
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 1,546,287 0.59 23.26
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 66,743 0.03 36.25
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 259,866 0.10 315.23
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,937 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 578,749 0.22 -29.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,254,542 0.48 68.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,751,175 1.05 49.74
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 103,070 0.04 319.97
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 19,771 0.01 -32.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,462,714 0.56 116.74
45 Cork and articles of cork 122 0.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 351 0.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 -100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,625,466 1.00 228.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 149,021 0.06 13.03
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 21,317 0.01 -72.21
52 Cotton 19,899 0.01 -13.28
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 394 0.00 -15.81
54 Man-made filaments 84,215 0.03 2,334.66
55 Man-made staple fibers 56,950 0.02 -98.25
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 47,557 0.02 -30.96
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18,465 0.01 -61.70
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 11,183 0.00 24,210.87
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 38,966 0.01 -37.22
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 869 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 123,794 0.05 3.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 96,667 0.04 170.16
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 46,430 0.02 -66.61
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 385,528 0.15 60.85
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,546 0.00 81.56
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 819 0.00 3,800.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 846,517 0.32 268.36
69 Ceramic products 656,137 0.25 255.29
70 Glass and glassware 1,297,924 0.49 28.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,073,906 4.60 236.69
72 Iron and steel 2,171,663 0.83 154.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,140,974 1.58 36.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 31,474 0.01 47.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,278,326 3.91 -38.24
78 Lead and articles thereof 74,858 0.03 -62.67
79 Zinc and articles thereof 168 0.00 40.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,536 0.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 815 0.00 972.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 234,786 0.09 -14.21
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 196,736 0.07 155.73
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,455,305 2.08 61.43
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 2,341,041 0.89 36.67
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 21,112 0.01 31.52
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,471,164 0.94 30.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 -100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 636,403 0.24 31.59
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 75,494 0.03
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 587,105 0.22 56.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 129,771 0.05 -0.89
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 545,378 0.21 13.25
SS Classified 113,399 0.04 45,997.15

Russia's Imports from Armenia

The major share of Russian imports from Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 43.32% of Russia's total imports from Armenia (82.51% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 32.14% of Russia's total imports from Armenia (4.29% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 13.61% of Russia's total imports from Armenia (0.95% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 5.43% of Russia's total imports from Armenia (6.18% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.79% of Russia's total imports from Armenia (3.73% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.43% of Russia's total imports from Armenia (1.07% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $21,858,079;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $13,773,814;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $9,082,515;
  • 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 $7,433,358;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $5,163,542;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $4,160,872;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $3,926,612;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $3,563,280;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,195,923;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $1,955,128;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1,218,924;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $991,122;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $431,805;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $398,558.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $898,233.
Russia's imports from Armenia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,156,734 1.12 -20.07
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,029,530 5.86 144.48
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 382,444 0.37 -23.79
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,090,773 7.86 176.40
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,381,419 1.34 -39.40
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 470,841 0.46 -19.36
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,396 0.00 -65.12
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 67 0.00 -99.66
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 50,202 0.05 175.17
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 28,863 0.03 473.36
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 81,712 0.08 219.76
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,487 0.00 73.79
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,656,006 2.58 84.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 181,246 0.18 63.91
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 23,971,569 23.29 135.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 -100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 96,950 0.09 -48.93
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 439,893 0.43 52.72
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,800 0.00 84.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 518,614 0.50 36.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 67,710 0.07 62.60
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 27,332 0.03 19.88
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 36,497 0.04 -79.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 161,517 0.16 -44.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,955,128 1.90
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 202,944 0.20
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 268,472 0.26 1,554.27
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 31,807 0.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 398,558 0.39
52 Cotton 244,010 0.24
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 16 0.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,771 0.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 240 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,237,874 4.12 5,403.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9,108,528 8.85 34,915.29
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,008 0.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 347,945 0.34 128.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 30,404 0.03 43,334.29
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 27,514 0.03
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,151,788 1.12 616.88
69 Ceramic products 18,208 0.02
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 -100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,590,906 5.43 235.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 185,730 0.18 5,444.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 59 0.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 143,813 0.14 1,338.85
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,198,543 21.57 6,420.09
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 8,028,542 7.80 1,248.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,195,923 2.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 652,374 0.63 195.77
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 45,983 0.04 -67.93
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,495 0.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,635 0.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia