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

Russia's Trade with the United Arab Emirates

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with the United Arab Emirates was $288,553,462, down 10.55% ($34,038,038) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to the United Arab Emirates in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $260,256,093, down 7.43% ($20,904,138) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from the United Arab Emirates in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $28,297,369, down 31.70% ($13,133,900) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with the United Arab Emirates in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $231,958,724, a 3.24% decrease ($7,770,238) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

The United Arab Emirates was Russia's 53rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 51st in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2965% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.2438% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The United Arab Emirates was Russia's 45th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 43rd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4241% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.3115% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The United Arab Emirates was Russia's 72nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 66th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0787% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.0986% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to the United Arab Emirates

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

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 43.57% of Russia's total exports to the United Arab Emirates (62.86% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.04% of Russia's total exports to the United Arab Emirates (13.53% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.61% of Russia's total exports to the United Arab Emirates (1.32% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.81% of Russia's total exports to the United Arab Emirates (5.83% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.61% of Russia's total exports to the United Arab Emirates (8.08% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.59% of Russia's total exports to the United Arab Emirates (1.96% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.70% of Russia's total exports to the United Arab Emirates (2.96% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $26,110,983;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $8,252,880;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $7,989,519;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,713,979;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $5,395,448;
  • 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 $1,465,777;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $932,810;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $842,993.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to the United Arab Emirates 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) - a decrease of $63,344,471;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $9,241,511;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $6,163,100;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,207,642;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,897,122;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $1,480,989.
Russia's exports to the United Arab Emirates in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
01 Live animals 120,506 0.05
02 Meat and edible meat offal 216,155 0.08
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,210 0.00 28.45
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12,490 0.00 -89.92
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16 0.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,146,992 0.44 435.52
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 264,273 0.10 2,540.88
10 Cereals 8,804,610 3.38 980.20
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 62,097 0.02 171.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,770 0.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 524 0.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 229,878 0.09 119.35
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7,442 0.00 -84.54
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 38,024 0.01 -91.55
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,471,061 0.57 -7.29
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 61,968 0.02 9.50
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 53,608 0.02 18.33
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 791,761 0.30 -37.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 650,733 0.25 133.46
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 104,543 0.04
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 501,195 0.19 4.56
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 648,716 0.25 243,778.20
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 16,565,754 6.37 -27.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,667,850 0.64 725.37
29 Organic chemicals 1,287,736 0.49 80.29
30 Pharmaceutical products 24,824 0.01
31 Fertilizers 26,110,983 10.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 31,403 0.01 -78.37
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 180,892 0.07 1,052.91
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 8,468 0.00 -97.56
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6,866 0.00 15,867.44
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 5,114 0.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,750 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,269,798 0.49 46.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 942,157 0.36 58.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,272,051 0.49 52.20
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
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 385,005 0.15 -79.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,001,003 1.15 3.93
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 535,460 0.21
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,477,252 1.34 -35.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 22,114 0.01 -61.73
54 Man-made filaments 889,163 0.34 1,825.85
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1 0.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,677 0.00 3,332.05
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 89,428 0.03 11.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 122 0.00 -98.02
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 20,083 0.01 -84.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14,708 0.01 -59.48
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 50 0.00 -99.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 538 0.00 -78.51
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 82,492 0.03 -66.02
69 Ceramic products 82 0.00 36.67
70 Glass and glassware 15,178 0.01 29.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 113,388,594 43.57 -35.84
72 Iron and steel 9,416,477 3.62 -30.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,781,891 3.37 1,560.06
74 Copper and articles thereof 169,766 0.07 63.82
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,366,659 2.45 555.54
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 132,692 0.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 626,486 0.24 -39.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 29,803 0.01 -75.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,318,496 2.43 -8.94
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 6,085,796 2.34 1.84
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 11,634,830 4.47 -44.27
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 9,898,093 3.80 136.56
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,997 0.00 -62.33
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 185,176 0.07 -11.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 58,286 0.02 323.25
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 619 0.00 -98.50
SS Classified 14,046,858 5.40 100.92

Russia's Imports from the United Arab Emirates

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 35.08% of Russia's total imports from the United Arab Emirates (17.20% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.87% of Russia's total imports from the United Arab Emirates (36.96% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.67% of Russia's total imports from the United Arab Emirates (35.46% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.49% of Russia's total imports from the United Arab Emirates (5.35% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.20% of Russia's total imports from the United Arab Emirates (1.31% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.65% of Russia's total imports from the United Arab Emirates (0.73% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $1,746,997;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,739,828;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $648,160;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $584,680;
  • 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 $277,274;
  • 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 $258,500;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $214,052;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $185,098;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $168,194;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $158,317;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $136,729;
  • 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 $117,757.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from the United Arab Emirates 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) - a decrease of $9,855,242;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $8,707,390;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $307,284;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $226,665;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $150,127;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $140,478;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $133,078.
Russia's imports from the United Arab Emirates in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 27,954 0.10 42.39
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 630,718 2.23 -9.44
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,660,708 20.00 -60.60
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 584,680 2.07
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 -100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8,920 0.03 285.31
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 16,658 0.06 225.80
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 994 0.00 80.73
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 27,471 0.10 1,226.46
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 54,961 0.19 393.23
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 816 0.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 24,304 0.09 -86.07
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 28,108 0.10
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 438,750 1.55 45.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,764,879 9.77 10.31
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 80,597 0.28 391.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 532,070 1.88 42.36
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 862,314 3.05 302.66
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 -100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 59,095 0.21 -20.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,609,051 19.82 44.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,106 0.06 -60.14
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 296 0.00 -96.73
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 -100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 42,091 0.15 34.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 37,742 0.13 294.83
54 Man-made filaments 214,052 0.76
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 59,076 0.21 -43.98
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 -100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 532,759 1.88 53.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 93,552 0.33 18.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 322 0.00 -38.55
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,064 0.01 -42.59
65 Headgear and parts thereof 348 0.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 232 0.00 -56.88
69 Ceramic products 26,412 0.09 -84.17
70 Glass and glassware 2,502,908 8.85 231.11
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 117,757 0.42
72 Iron and steel 566 0.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,592,800 5.63 -7.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 85,168 0.30 598.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 8,781 0.03 -22.29
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 94,006 0.33 -76.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 56,113 0.20 -12.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,613,099 16.30 -68.12
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 366,000 1.29 312.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 38,850 0.14 4.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 264,068 0.93 175.43
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 5,879 0.02 -97.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 257 0.00 0.39
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9,057 0.03 -6.75
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 67 0.00
SS Classified 99,893 0.35 1,327.04
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia