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Russian trade with Myanmar (Burma) 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 Myanmar (Burma) in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Myanmar (Burma)

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Myanmar (Burma) totaled $49,334,215, up 166.01% ($30,788,402) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $44,821,230, up 259.30% ($32,346,521) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $4,512,985, down 25.66% ($1,558,119) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $40,308,245, a 529.46% increase ($33,904,640) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia's 92nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 114th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0507% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.0140% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia's 76th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 107th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0730% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.0138% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia's 99th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 100th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0126% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.0144% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 85.56% of Russia's total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (69.79% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.92% of Russia's total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (5.07% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.78% of Russia's total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (6.75% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.56% of Russia's total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (6.82% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.08% of Russia's total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (1.08% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 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 $20,676,143;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,905,749;
  • 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 $658,787;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $654,454;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $401,474;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $224,966;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $168,469;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $145,399.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $438,100;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $375,000;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $321,128.
Russia's exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 -100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 654,454 1.46
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 -100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 145,414 0.32 -68.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 -100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 -100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 -100.00
31 Fertilizers 341,810 0.76 -56.17
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 -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 171 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3 0.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 103,400 0.23 2,748.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 253,216 0.56 796.34
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 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) 65 0.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,137 0.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 32,860 0.07 -75.50
52 Cotton 911 0.00 2,936.67
54 Man-made filaments 386 0.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 529 0.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,068 0.00 589.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 -100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 552 0.00 10,940.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 76,173 0.17
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 -100.00
70 Glass and glassware 145,399 0.32
72 Iron and steel 1,238 0.00 123,700.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 781,389 1.74 27.49
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,823 0.02 1,127.10
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 39,880 0.09 7,354.21
80 Tin and articles thereof 43 0.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,192 0.01 -57.71
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 26,056 0.06 142.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,981,946 22.27 380.78
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 7,182,576 16.02 10.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 401,474 0.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,782,873 46.37 19,372.38
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 9,285 0.02 318.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 735 0.00
SS Classified 3,841,172 8.57 200.15

Russia's Imports from Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 95.40% of Russia's total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (36.97% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.41% of Russia's total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (62.98% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $958,677;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $750,726;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $329,322;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $22,021.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,330,922;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $296,712.
Russia's imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 57,577 1.28 -83.75
10 Cereals 118,933 2.64 -96.55
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 22,363 0.50 15.07
39 Plastics and articles thereof 943 0.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,107 0.14
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,226 0.03 675.95
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 983,815 21.80 50.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,127,393 47.14 82.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,171,721 25.96 178.32
65 Headgear and parts thereof 22,471 0.50 4,893.56
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 -100.00
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 436 0.01 -83.07
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia