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Russian trade with Pakistan 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 Pakistan in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Pakistan

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Pakistan totaled $160,875,292, up 3.22% ($5,018,026) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $33,891,567, up 82.43% ($15,314,003) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $126,983,725, down 7.50% ($10,295,977) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $93,092,158, a 21.57% decrease ($25,609,980) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Pakistan was Russia's 63rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 69th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1653% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.1178% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Pakistan was Russia's 88th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 99th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0552% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.0206% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Pakistan was Russia's 48th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 45th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3533% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.3266% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Pakistan

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 50.92% of Russia's total exports to Pakistan (18.87% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 26.00% of Russia's total exports to Pakistan (42.15% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.29% of Russia's total exports to Pakistan (6.91% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.06% of Russia's total exports to Pakistan (18.38% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.67% of Russia's total exports to Pakistan (9.40% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.74% of Russia's total exports to Pakistan (2.97% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13,269,998;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1,631,292;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $937,933;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $750,635;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $491,718;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $251,118;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $244,212;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $221,344;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $104,584;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $101,712.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Pakistan 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) - a decrease of $922,300;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $552,575;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $496,592;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $345,221;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $176,343;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $160,292;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $133,599.
Russia's exports to Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,743,655 8.10 146.65
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 55,516 0.16 47.04
10 Cereals 4 0.00 -100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12 0.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,681 0.03
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 -100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 251,118 0.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 602,442 1.78 -36.43
29 Organic chemicals 911,124 2.69 12.97
30 Pharmaceutical products 40,373 0.12 -81.37
31 Fertilizers 132,746 0.39 -54.70
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 66,905 0.20 -42.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 103,989 0.31 4,466.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 536,847 1.58 -48.05
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 -100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 611,925 1.81 56.67
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 11,108 0.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,190,463 24.17 10.09
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,737 0.01 1,567.96
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,982 0.02
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,127 0.02 1,674.05
70 Glass and glassware 3,401 0.01 59.82
72 Iron and steel 16,308,472 48.12 436.73
73 Articles of iron or steel 728,344 2.15 207.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 21,533 0.06 960.74
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 88,837 0.26 -19.05
79 Zinc and articles thereof 59,016 0.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 27,855 0.08 -76.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 23,403 0.07 101,652.17
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 712,640 2.10 52.13
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 171,383 0.51 -18.33
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 0 0.00 -100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,016,496 3.00 1,193.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 21,275 0.06 -97.75
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 13,799 0.04 -3.70
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 -100.00
SS Classified 410,359 1.21 82.40

Russia's Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan 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) - 67.31% of Russia's total imports from Pakistan (62.26% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 24.07% of Russia's total imports from Pakistan (28.49% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.81% of Russia's total imports from Pakistan (2.54% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.41% of Russia's total imports from Pakistan (1.03% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,712,699;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,470,461;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $1,125,195;
  • 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 $1,035,610.

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

  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $4,405,288;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $3,930,836;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,350,055;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $935,884;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $904,304;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $901,584;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $874,049;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $494,761;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $410,807;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $408,018.
Russia's imports from Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 155,625 0.12 -89.66
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 76,850,163 60.52 -0.53
10 Cereals 8,344,138 6.57 25.83
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 162 0.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 43,197 0.03 130.10
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 78,721 0.06 87.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 194 0.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 695 0.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,311 0.00 -64.66
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 -100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 110,758 0.09 -56.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,880,860 1.48 -32.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 65 0.00 -89.31
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 928 0.00 -85.71
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,249 0.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 408,981 0.32 -37.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,350 0.00 -94.25
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 102,161 0.08 -14.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,667,991 4.46 22.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,615 0.00 -9.24
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 508 0.00 45.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 53 0.00 -99.74
52 Cotton 2,928,538 2.31 62.39
54 Man-made filaments 358,746 0.28 -70.90
55 Man-made staple fibers 493,975 0.39 -45.40
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 38,642 0.03
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,646 0.00 -60.16
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 49,428 0.04
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 -100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,392,168 7.40 -29.50
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,169,852 9.58 -3.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,856,099 1.46 -70.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,201,065 2.52 84.97
65 Headgear and parts thereof 76,051 0.06 -69.72
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 15 0.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 157,928 0.12 -1.51
69 Ceramic products 408 0.00
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 360 0.00 -80.91
73 Articles of iron or steel 23,630 0.02 967.78
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 338,936 0.27 -20.64
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 938 0.00 -33.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,610 0.01 228.76
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 36 0.00 -70.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 927 0.00 -29.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 508,291 0.40 -64.02
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 -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 161,033 0.13 -50.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,544,234 1.22 -15.95
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 174 0.00
SS Classified 8,270 0.01
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