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Russian trade with Bangladesh in the 3rd 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 Bangladesh in the third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bangladesh

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Bangladesh was $411,807,151, down 8.12% ($36,392,717) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $219,992,333, down 21.42% ($59,984,882) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $191,814,818, up 14.02% ($23,592,165) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $28,177,515, a 74.79% decrease ($83,577,047) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Bangladesh was Russia’s 48th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 43rd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3378% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3532% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Bangladesh was Russia’s 52nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 43rd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3058% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3521% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Bangladesh was Russia’s 40th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 43rd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3838% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3550% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Bangladesh

The major share of Russian exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 58.40% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (24.83% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.25% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (11.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.80% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (1.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.02% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (0.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.17% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (0.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.05% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (4.83% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $56,058,471;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $46,687,726;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $20,510,411;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $14,811,747;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1,585,144;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,305,545.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $16,629,747;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $13,421,069;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $8,307,877;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,062,840;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $1,521,023;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,081,217;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $942,458.
Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,588,473 1.63 2,003,32979.13
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,082 0.00 28,820-68.49
10 Cereals 123,372,596 56.08 67,314,12583.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,446,202 0.66 140,657928.18
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 69,165 0.03 20,840231.89
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 1,501-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 408 0.00 8,502-95.20
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,119,279 0.51 697,09760.56
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,460,728 0.66 1,541,415-5.23
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 132,992 0.06 101,07531.58
29 Organic chemicals 23,582 0.01 66,044-64.29
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 52,149-100.00
31 Fertilizers 15,247,145 6.93 435,3983,401.89
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 154,248-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19 0.00 18,944-99.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 37,878 0.02 283,048-86.62
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 518,368 0.24 2,039,391-74.58
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 83,350-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 99,323 0.05 105,889-6.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 295 0.00 13,421,364-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 511-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 1,277-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 6,735-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 154-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,758 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 58,889-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 241,405-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,000 0.00 2339,030.43
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 4-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 14,697-100.00
72 Iron and steel 21,476,887 9.76 966,4762,122.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 77,951 0.04 1,159,168-93.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,271-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,012 0.00 276,442-98.91
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 942,458-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 12,896-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,560,610 1.16 4,623,450-44.62
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 255,984 0.12 16,885,731-98.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 48,181,737 21.90 1,494,0113,124.99
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 14,485-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 147,806 0.07 8,455,683-98.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 68-100.00
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 7,048 0.00 12,147-41.98
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,942-100.00
SS Classified 145,005 0.07 156,290,206-99.91

Russia’s Imports from Bangladesh

The major share of Russian imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 94.95% of Russia’s total imports from Bangladesh (94.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.50% of Russia’s total imports from Bangladesh (4.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $13,190,314;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $8,551,559;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $2,633,873;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2,202,627.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,778,800;
  • Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn (HS code 53) - a decrease of $1,285,372.
Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,047,943 2.63 2,845,31677.41
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 13,781 0.01 16,470-16.33
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 232,124 0.12 372,001-37.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,523 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,323,671 1.73 5,102,471-34.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,503 0.00 1,07539.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 23,525 0.01 39,140-39.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,259-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 403,675 0.21 152,077165.44
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 739-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 956-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 10,384 0.01 1,809474.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 2,343-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,035 0.00 462340.48
52 Cotton 0 0.00 11-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 4,767,796 2.49 6,053,168-21.23
55 Man-made staple fibers 8,541 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 681,352 0.36 694,582-1.90
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 55,108 0.03 132,800-58.50
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 11 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 84,290,604 43.94 75,739,04511.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 80,214,875 41.82 67,024,56119.68
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,632,583 1.89 3,944,970-7.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,407,257 4.38 5,773,38445.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 72,242 0.04 117,491-38.51
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 25 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 29,675 0.02 17,14473.09
70 Glass and glassware 3 0.00 44-93.18
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 11-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 27-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 23 0.00 8,988-99.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,767 0.00 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 415,627 0.22 1,74623,704.52
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,251 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,656 0.01 43,949-64.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1 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 38,758 0.02 14,843161.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 111,466 0.06 119,398-6.64
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 22 0.00 373-94.10

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