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

Russia's Trade with Vietnam

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Vietnam totaled $795,895,777, up 19.63% ($130,608,051) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Vietnam in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $266,036,489, up 34.79% ($68,669,516) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Vietnam in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $529,859,288, up 13.24% ($61,938,535) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Vietnam in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $263,822,799, a 2.49% decrease ($6,730,981) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Vietnam was Russia's 26th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 35th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.8179% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.5029% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Vietnam was Russia's 43rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 51st in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4335% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.2186% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Vietnam was Russia's 17th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 21st in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.4744% of Russia's total imports (up from 1.1133% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Vietnam

The major share of Russian exports to Vietnam 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) - 33.88% of Russia's total exports to Vietnam (2.80% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 25.52% of Russia's total exports to Vietnam (20.63% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.12% of Russia's total exports to Vietnam (42.87% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.99% of Russia's total exports to Vietnam (21.73% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.69% of Russia's total exports to Vietnam (1.79% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.58% of Russia's total exports to Vietnam (1.67% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Vietnam 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 $79,019,629;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $31,286,016;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $18,204,252;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $9,680,018;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,998,866;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,758,062;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,134,878;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1,494,878;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $1,458,754;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1,412,647;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $1,166,512;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $989,536;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $926,382.

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

  • 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 $63,378,332;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $10,712,086;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $4,120,424;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $929,575.
Russia's exports to Vietnam in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,772,160 0.67 392.93
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 125,015 0.05 -59.18
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,952 0.00 -55.18
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 540,844 0.20 135.49
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,760 0.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 -100.00
10 Cereals 0 0.00 -100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,502,580 0.56 347.11
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 -100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 180,760 0.07 -52.02
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 6,530 0.00 20.86
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 149,936 0.06 85.19
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 32,049 0.01 -63.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 888,342 0.33 425.78
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 151,779 0.06 7.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 101,438 0.04 -12.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 482,360 0.18 -3.65
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 914,223 0.34 127.41
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 -100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,869,840 1.08 0.18
26 Ores, slag and ash 4,227,320 1.59 -49.36
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 60,785,954 22.85 106.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 553,229 0.21 -0.17
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 -100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 153,658 0.06 -85.81
31 Fertilizers 25,991,104 9.77 -29.19
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 68,908 0.03 59.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 160,383 0.06 296.00
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 121,718 0.05 6,931.66
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 213 0.00 17.68
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 156,029 0.06 3.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,639,064 1.37 621.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,708,904 1.39 21.23
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 201,990 0.08 -74.99
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 113 0.00 -68.70
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,050,125 0.39 32.48
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,329,133 0.88 167.60
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,838,947 1.07 53.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 951,372 0.36 3,707.01
50 Silk 0 0.00 -100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 -100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,930 0.00 -5.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 -100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 -100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 394 0.00 -95.79
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 840 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 -100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,447 0.00 80.80
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,636 0.00 395.69
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,903 0.00 78.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 150 0.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 54 0.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,627 0.00 473.36
69 Ceramic products 71 0.00 -98.47
70 Glass and glassware 54,344 0.02 48,421.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 -100.00
72 Iron and steel 80,162,976 30.13 6,911.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,692,074 2.14 194.31
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,776 0.00 -94.01
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,384,354 0.90 18.15
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,855,134 0.70 414.95
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 26,531 0.01 378,914.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,270,416 4.24 163.85
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 8,400,031 3.16 -88.30
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 7,457 0.00 298.34
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 21,769,490 8.18 510.60
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 141,411 0.05 123.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,603,488 5.49 196.61
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 758 0.00 -70.62
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 58,862 0.02 1,546.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 611 0.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 100 0.00 -87.86
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 48,321 0.02
SS Classified 2,865,571 1.08 -81.96

Russia's Imports from Vietnam

The major share of Russian imports from Vietnam 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) - 54.19% of Russia's total imports from Vietnam (47.81% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 22.22% of Russia's total imports from Vietnam (25.02% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.03% of Russia's total imports from Vietnam (19.78% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.72% of Russia's total imports from Vietnam (0.77% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.23% of Russia's total imports from Vietnam (1.88% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • 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 $38,689,296;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $28,644,134;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $10,210,033;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $8,039,803;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,106,453;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $2,134,437.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Vietnam 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 $7,622,200;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $7,592,053;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,918,645;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,358,670;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $3,337,114;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $2,305,749.
Russia's imports from Vietnam in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 18,778,565 3.54 -15.09
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 334 0.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 106,205 0.02 306.71
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 58,281 0.01 -77.49
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,348,143 1.20 -54.56
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 42,905,385 8.10 5.24
10 Cereals 380,843 0.07 -89.82
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 123,576 0.02 289.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 70,898 0.01 -30.96
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 153,000 0.03
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 17,623 0.00 367.95
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 695,669 0.13 51.68
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6,918 0.00 9.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 989 0.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 473,815 0.09 -63.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,878,634 0.73 -28.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,509,884 1.04 29.44
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 61,468 0.01 -7.32
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 57,420 0.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12,694 0.00 -61.69
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 160,456 0.03 -65.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 77,224 0.01 54.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,074,385 0.58 83.43
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,191,849 0.22 107.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 88,604 0.02 -8.51
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 42,802 0.01 -86.89
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 46,008 0.01 -75.92
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 159,653 0.03 -49.36
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 395,877 0.07 180.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,966,765 0.56 -3.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,792,227 0.72 60.21
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,738,322 1.46 19.63
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 8,339 0.00 -99.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 287,338 0.05 -33.53
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 -100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 519,520 0.10 -34.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 157,237 0.03 -42.27
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,323 0.00 -70.04
50 Silk 0 0.00 -100.00
52 Cotton 280,471 0.05 -46.30
54 Man-made filaments 1,936 0.00 337.02
55 Man-made staple fibers 71,042 0.01 -73.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 35,856 0.01 310.96
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 77,256 0.01 143.13
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 951,486 0.18 50,030.98
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 -100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16,488,432 3.11 0.17
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 30,092,452 5.68 -20.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,519,964 0.48 -47.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 66,158,598 12.49 18.25
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,028,228 0.19 -15.47
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 36,810 0.01 190.05
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 48,832 0.01 -82.69
69 Ceramic products 325,687 0.06 -51.69
70 Glass and glassware 75,368 0.01 -27.54
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 428,867 0.08 93.45
72 Iron and steel 4,031,149 0.76 335.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,382,417 0.26 -16.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 56 0.00 -93.95
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,247 0.00 -0.75
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,702,244 1.64 1,213.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 300,938 0.06 -17.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 39,881,087 7.53 -10.98
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 216,819,429 40.92 21.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 286,235 0.05 -11.31
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 28,644,134 5.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,498,794 0.28 237.43
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 21,145 0.00 1,158.63
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5,539 0.00 -84.62
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 4,803,195 0.91 -20.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,700,241 0.51 -25.79
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,741,855 0.33 -2.20
SS Classified 66,025 0.01
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia