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Russian trade with Mongolia in the 2nd 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 Mongolia in the second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Mongolia

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Mongolia was $240,912,428, down 29.56% ($101,110,920) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $231,352,534, down 29.36% ($96,151,156) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $9,559,894, down 34.16% ($4,959,764) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $221,792,640, a 29.14% decrease ($91,191,392) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Mongolia was Russia’s 58th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 50th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2213% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2509% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Mongolia was Russia’s 45th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 43rd in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3482% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3577% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Mongolia was Russia’s 91st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 88th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0226% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0324% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Mongolia

The major share of Russian exports to Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 57.75% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (75.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 21.70% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (9.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.23% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (5.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.49% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (3.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.49% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (2.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $15,663,497;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $2,018,467;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,611,548;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,526,597;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,408,447;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $879,736.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd 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 $114,955,405;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,775,592;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,600,213;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,213,397.
Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 91,537 0.04 246,010-62.79
02 Meat and edible meat offal 684,186 0.30 57,7141,085.48
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 8,274 0.00 14,502-42.95
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,228,101 0.96 1,780,21125.16
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5,636 0.00 7,354-23.36
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 336,371 0.15 87,633283.84
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 438,046 0.19 662,202-33.85
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 119,374 0.05 130,804-8.74
10 Cereals 17,559,501 7.59 1,896,004826.13
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,175,945 1.81 2,157,47893.56
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 177,384 0.08 666,040-73.37
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,886,482 2.11 3,478,03540.50
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 542,970 0.23 494,0849.89
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,365,765 0.59 1,094,63324.77
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,679,878 1.59 3,136,57917.32
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,686,003 2.03 5,250,250-10.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 928,191 0.40 935,318-0.76
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,073,117 1.76 4 477,808-9.04
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,237,276 1.40 3,247,729-0.32
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 565,807 0.24 1,028,537-44.99
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 413,793 0.18 1,627,190-74.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 191,822 0.08 449,108-57.29
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 133,420,877 57.67 248,376,282-46.28
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 520,497 0.22 317,11064.14
29 Organic chemicals 1,796,848 0.78 1,937,147-7.24
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,046,568 1.32 3,040,2680.21
31 Fertilizers 4,911,151 2.12 3,384,55445.10
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 768,119 0.33 720,0406.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 728,855 0.32 425,16571.43
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 1,717,610 0.74 1,810,051-5.11
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 19,538 0.01 219,184-91.09
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,329,638 0.57 841,62357.98
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4,755 0.00 16,061-70.39
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,282,666 0.99 3,882,879-41.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,411,088 0.61 1,164,29021.20
40 Rubber and articles thereof 501,422 0.22 598,555-16.23
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 166,098 0.07 232,458-28.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,655 0.00 7,539-64.78
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,068,211 0.46 681,14456.83
45 Cork and articles of cork 306 0.00 1,667-81.64
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 456-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 286,097 0.12 296,083-3.37
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 671,255 0.29 386,97373.46
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,515 0.00 6,044-8.75
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 466-100.00
52 Cotton 32,242 0.01 37,289-13.53
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 80 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 1,502 0.00 393282.19
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 145,234 0.06 72,502100.32
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 9,214 0.00 22,839-59.66
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 198 0.00 905-78.12
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 36,234 0.02 20,27378.73
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 39,629 0.02 73,258-45.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 35,172 0.02 20,12674.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 43,328 0.02 44,873-3.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 175,272 0.08 284,539-38.40
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,774 0.00 9,64711.68
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,012,164 0.87 1,403,09943.41
69 Ceramic products 253,234 0.11 384,042-34.06
70 Glass and glassware 1,849,047 0.80 1,305,65241.62
72 Iron and steel 4,034,238 1.74 5,809,830-30.56
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,309,286 1.43 2,429,55036.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 67,538 0.03 25,436165.52
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 378,731 0.16 447,880-15.44
78 Lead and articles thereof 167 0.00 5,467-96.95
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,756-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,603 0.00 448481.03
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 42 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 57,397 0.02 375,087-84.70
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 223,480 0.10 157,26942.10
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,623,403 2.43 4,011,85540.17
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 4,749,455 2.05 5,052,522-6.00
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 497,516 0.22 943,690-47.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,668,675 0.72 2,023,181-17.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 47,349 0.02 5438,619.89
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 116,821 0.05 425,386-72.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 11,387 0.00 9341,119.16
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 260 0.00 792-67.17
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 437,961 0.19 471,158-7.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24,707 0.01 46,714-47.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 402,966 0.17 323,49324.57

Russia’s Imports from Mongolia

The major share of Russian imports from Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 82.21% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (79.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.32% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (19.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.13% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (0.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $527,315;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $130,106;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $103,336;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $55,964;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $55,302.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd 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 $3,614,829;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,267,345;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $593,984;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $247,097;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $119,560.
Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,171,982 12.26 2,439,327-51.95
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 247,097-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11,185 0.12 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 136,993 1.43 6,8871,889.15
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,095 0.01 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 23,642 0.25 143,202-83.49
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 55,964 0.59 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 63,667 0.67 8,365661.11
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,245,086 75.79 7,839,070-7.58
26 Ores, slag and ash 527,315 5.52 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 86,588 0.91 3,701,417-97.66
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 19,317-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 55 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13,344 0.14 1,0091,222.50
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 49,490 0.52 66,617-25.71
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 20,406 0.21 11,27980.92
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 120,832 1.26 17,496590.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8,802 0.09 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 673 0.01 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,539 0.03 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 471 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,794 0.15 0
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 3,001-100.00
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 3,326-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 95 0.00 0
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 4,876 0.05 12,248-60.19
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