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

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Pakistan was $80,436,156, down 20.64% ($20,916,098) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $30,936,938, up 4.11% ($1,220,342) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $49,499,218, down 30.90% ($22,136,440) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $18,562,280, a 55.72% decrease ($23,356,782) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Pakistan was Russia’s 82nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 79th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0739% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0743% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Pakistan was Russia’s 87th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 95th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0466% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0325% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Pakistan was Russia’s 65th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 57th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1168% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1599% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 37.42% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (35.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 21.98% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (26.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.10% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (14.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.39% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (12.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.70% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (5.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.18% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (2.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1,548,982;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,013,825;
  • 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 $813,923;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $612,147;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $572,921;
  • 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 $429,496;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $412,725;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $278,689;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $271,611.

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,338,349;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,291,651;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $617,734;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $577,414;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $148,039;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $110,999;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $93,049.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,281,787 17.07 3,732,80541.50
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 618,021 2.00 45,1001,270.33
10 Cereals 0 0.00 617,734-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,625 0.02 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 1,008-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 737,476 2.38 706,8684.33
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 555,631 1.80 142,906288.81
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,421,253 4.59 991,75743.31
29 Organic chemicals 903,195 2.92 1,051,234-14.08
30 Pharmaceutical products 28,417 0.09 0
31 Fertilizers 600,921 1.94 711,920-15.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,989 0.01 0
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 0 0.00 2,407-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 369,149 1.19 97,538278.47
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,244 0.06 7,477130.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 181,942 0.59 759,356-76.04
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 57,772 0.19 12,847349.69
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 217 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 421,609 1.36 142,920195.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 93,049-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,378,904 20.62 7,717,253-17.34
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 137 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 306 0.00 9,253-96.69
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 812 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 713 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 8,914 0.03 0
72 Iron and steel 11,351,548 36.69 10,337,7239.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 172,990 0.56 155,98510.90
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,115 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 30,505 0.10 10628,678.30
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,198 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,245 0.02 17,594-64.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 14,454 0.05 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 223,509 0.72 1,515,160-85.25
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 818,597 2.65 4,67417,413.84
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 9,351-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 64,930 0.21 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 655,569 2.12 43,4221,409.76
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 1,235 0.00 511141.68
SS Classified 0 0.00 788,638-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 58.91% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (41.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.95% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (50.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.04% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.52% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $570,798;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $519,070;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $421,001;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $304,491;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $296,381;
  • 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 $262,543;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $165,939.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $18,039,726;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $3,507,045;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $926,165;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $533,383;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $465,894;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $452,085;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $148,963.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 71,262-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,531,264 5.11 20,570,990-87.69
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,644,293 13.42 10,151,338-34.55
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,691 0.01 0
10 Cereals 5,022,995 10.15 5,488,889-8.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 25,264 0.05 31,596-20.04
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 65,590-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 6,200-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 20,815 0.04 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 40,348 0.08 16,325147.15
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 533 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 39,578 0.08 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 468,999 0.95 172,618171.70
30 Pharmaceutical products 330,098 0.67 387,648-14.85
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 11,378 0.02 1,542637.87
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,454 0.01 8,726-26.04
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 6,828 0.01 760798.42
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 2,340-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 397,707 0.80 513,027-22.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,315 0.00 2,655-12.81
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 238,432 0.48 234,0311.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,499,653 3.03 1,237,11021.22
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 220 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,327 0.00 1,2446.67
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 492 0.00 13,407-96.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,063 0.00 273655.68
52 Cotton 2,515,408 5.08 2,349,4697.06
54 Man-made filaments 478,739 0.97 930,824-48.57
55 Man-made staple fibers 612,745 1.24 1,146,128-46.54
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 38,642 0.08 21,52779.50
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17,440 0.04 11,05257.80
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 14,542 0.03 115,431-87.40
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 50,918 0.10 199,881-74.53
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,250,746 18.69 10,176,911-9.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,900,970 24.04 11,330,1725.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,366,268 6.80 2,945,26714.29
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 840,332 1.70 321,262161.57
65 Headgear and parts thereof 72,416 0.15 46,14556.93
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 113,643 0.23 199,214-42.95
69 Ceramic products 29 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 349 0.00 994-64.89
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 5,713-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,532 0.01 2,93388.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 5 0.00 81-93.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 213-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 414,193 0.84 458,660-9.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6 0.00 405-98.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 546 0.00 141,372-99.61
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 2,654 0.01 1421,769.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,793 0.00 1,21547.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,006,610 2.03 702,11943.37
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 243 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 277,694 0.56 316,458-12.25
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,221,840 2.47 1,233,905-0.98
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,168 0.00 59496.63
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