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

Russia's Trade with Tajikistan

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Tajikistan was $122,186,620, down 41.97% ($88,368,294) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $114,258,600, down 41.54% ($81,195,341) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $7,928,020, down 47.50% ($7,172,953) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $106,330,580, a 41.04% decrease ($74,022,388) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Tajikistan was Russia's 71st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 63rd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1256% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.1592% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Tajikistan was Russia's 59th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 52nd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1862% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.2165% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Tajikistan was Russia's 93rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 84th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0221% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.0359% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of Russian exports to Tajikistan 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) - 36.23% of Russia's total exports to Tajikistan (50.77% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.13% of Russia's total exports to Tajikistan (15.29% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.29% of Russia's total exports to Tajikistan (4.39% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.20% of Russia's total exports to Tajikistan (16.80% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.16% of Russia's total exports to Tajikistan (7.49% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.85% of Russia's total exports to Tajikistan (2.58% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $13,596,595;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1,165,735;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $563,225;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $425,454;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $409,065.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Tajikistan 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 $57,866,219;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $19,580,691;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $5,048,474;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $3,568,105;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $2,451,287;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,982,092;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $1,867,354;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $621,598;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $562,110;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $474,816;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $365,710;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $357,253.
Russia's exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
01 Live animals 49,519 0.04 -52.26
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,212,159 1.06 2,511.06
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 163,522 0.14 -25.44
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 970,713 0.85 -19.22
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 -100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 -100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 215,097 0.19 -36.98
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 28,038 0.02 -63.26
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 48,230 0.04 17.51
10 Cereals 94,469 0.08 -95.45
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,276,444 1.12 -65.76
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 -100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,527 0.00 -80.92
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,348,431 5.56 -35.98
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 75,522 0.07 -0.34
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 807,653 0.71 -7.69
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,869,866 2.51 3.36
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,361,890 2.94 -14.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 597,092 0.52 16.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 902,700 0.79 -24.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,111,516 0.97 -10.57
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 887,569 0.78 92.07
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 841,163 0.74 -11.68
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,267 0.01 -66.02
26 Ores, slag and ash 38,755 0.03
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 41,348,994 36.19 -58.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13,719,932 12.01 11,023.94
29 Organic chemicals 105,450 0.09 -19.17
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,170,214 1.02 16.84
31 Fertilizers 657,945 0.58 -41.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 730,279 0.64 127.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 775,926 0.68 -28.75
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 1,437,621 1.26 -12.66
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 8,798 0.01 -67.84
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 249,874 0.22 -58.84
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 10,945 0.01 4,721.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 478,140 0.42 14.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 776,111 0.68 -44.47
40 Rubber and articles thereof 776,297 0.68 12.59
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,018 0.00 -46.11
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 232 0.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,420,124 6.49 -40.49
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 -100.00
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 1,823,765 1.60 -2.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 84,401 0.07 -63.36
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 26 0.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 -100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 8 0.00 -99.94
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 57,611 0.05 -25.97
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 899 0.00 1,990.70
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 242 0.00 -84.21
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 143,214 0.13 23,377.70
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 28,637 0.03 -1.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 78,546 0.07 121.62
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12,643 0.01 71.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 33,488 0.03 -45.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 980 0.00 -55.72
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,838,856 1.61 -50.38
69 Ceramic products 876,772 0.77 179.63
70 Glass and glassware 294,021 0.26 -55.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11,097 0.01 -68.78
72 Iron and steel 10,257,986 8.98 -65.62
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,286,920 2.00 -6.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,244 0.00 2,044.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,635 0.01 -96.01
78 Lead and articles thereof 357 0.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 113 0.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 75,940 0.07 109.13
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 167,166 0.15 -32.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,640,620 1.44 -16.72
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 1,939,348 1.70 9.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 671,318 0.59 -24.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 147,390 0.13 -63.80
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,004 0.00
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 173,052 0.15 -35.49
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,692 0.01 1,520.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 12,567 0.01 53.54

Russia's Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of Russian imports from Tajikistan 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) - 96.23% of Russia's total imports from Tajikistan (45.98% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.53% of Russia's total imports from Tajikistan (0.01% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.36% of Russia's total imports from Tajikistan (3.07% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.06% of Russia's total imports from Tajikistan (26.11% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia's total imports from Tajikistan (18.25% in the 1st quarter of 2015).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia's total imports from Tajikistan (6.15% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $629,553;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $120,519;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $74,132.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $3,943,146;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,047,660;
  • 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 $955,748;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $891,708;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $632,344;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $358,175;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $119,373.
Russia's imports from Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 -100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 82,514 1.04 -81.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 307 0.00 -35.91
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 -100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 24,816 0.31 129.59
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,149 0.06
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 -100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 121,429 1.53 13,243.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 -100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 64,566 0.81 -0.89
52 Cotton 7,377,312 93.05 9.33
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 26,815 0.34 -10.46
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 73 0.00 -99.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 216,133 2.73 52.21
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,906 0.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 -100.00
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 0 0.00 -100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 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 0 0.00 -100.00
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 0 0.00 -100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia