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

Russia’s Trade with Mongolia

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Mongolia was $237,442,151, down 4.94% ($12,351,436) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $228,024,209, down 4.42% ($10,534,270) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $9,417,942, down 16.17% ($1,817,166) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mongolia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $218,606,267, a 3.83% decrease ($8,717,104) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Mongolia was Russia’s 63rd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 64th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1947% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1968% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Mongolia was Russia’s 51st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 50th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3169% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3000% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Mongolia was Russia’s 97th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 96th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0188% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0237% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 60.28% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (68.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.85% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (11.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.43% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (7.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.39% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (6.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.28% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (2.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mongolia 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) - an increase of $6,739,448;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,920,765;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,540,655;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,533,816;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $946,452;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $824,047;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $718,985.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $24,859,175;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,715,749.
Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 17,183 0.01 14 46518.79
02 Meat and edible meat offal 431,045 0.19 208,187107.05
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 11,249 0.00 11,1710.70
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,606,782 0.70 1,418,26413.29
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,675 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 72,041 0.03 33,176117.15
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 628,928 0.28 457,65237.42
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 143,464 0.06 108,32832.43
10 Cereals 4,623,493 2.03 702,728557.93
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 708,163 0.31 1,025,021-30.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 25,841 0.01 8629,947.67
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 24,314 0.01 4,480455.11
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,944,145 2.17 5,304,814-6.80
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 539,404 0.24 233,142131.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,153,038 0.94 1,328,99162.01
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,494,882 2.41 3,954,22738.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,156,480 2.26 4,210,02822.48
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 764,351 0.34 946,208-19.22
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,022,113 1.76 3,976,6601.14
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,282,659 1.00 2,131,7597.08
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,084,485 0.48 1,069,3051.42
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,411,653 0.62 1,034,75836.42
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 381,742 0.17 535,524-28.72
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 137,060,088 60.11 161,919,263-15.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 408,092 0.18 223,22282.82
29 Organic chemicals 1,806,015 0.79 1,615,82811.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,685,588 0.74 2,181,909-22.75
31 Fertilizers 4,550,200 2.00 3,016,38450.85
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 810,576 0.36 975,912-16.94
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,035,107 0.45 534,19393.77
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 2,230,336 0.98 2,340,530-4.71
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 85,997 0.04 111,705-23.01
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 556,096 0.24 781,570-28.85
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,555,288 0.68 1,431,8468.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,252,292 0.55 1,094,64414.40
40 Rubber and articles thereof 865,225 0.38 444,05094.85
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 200,952 0.09 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,597 0.00 5,11748.47
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 6,345 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 999,605 0.44 553,10780.73
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,746 0.00 97179.81
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 317,617 0.14 275,68515.21
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 374,000 0.16 426,855-12.38
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 24,174 0.01 44,227-45.34
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,739 0.00 30,613-84.52
52 Cotton 56,854 0.02 90,502-37.18
54 Man-made filaments 756 0.00 8,297-90.89
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 296-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 179,646 0.08 189,358-5.13
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 11,392 0.00 4,070179.90
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,634 0.00 1,38690.04
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 13,803 0.01 29,835-53.74
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 674 0.00 241179.67
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 58,516 0.03 72,876-19.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 51,143 0.02 38,09734.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16,829 0.01 10,67657.63
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 174,812 0.08 175,682-0.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,612 0.00 1,068144.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,644,850 0.72 2,094,631-21.47
69 Ceramic products 271,509 0.12 329,981-17.72
70 Glass and glassware 1,807,296 0.79 1,622,25911.41
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12 0.00 993-98.79
72 Iron and steel 4,504,108 1.98 3,785,12319.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,948,791 0.85 2,038,287-4.39
74 Copper and articles thereof 112,786 0.05 339,129-66.74
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 321-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 565,913 0.25 452,54825.05
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,148-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 170 0.00 651-73.89
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 197,020 0.09 390,678-49.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 150,713 0.07 80,68186.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,208,842 2.72 9,924,591-37.44
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 12,940,294 5.67 6,200,846108.69
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 381,681 0.17 380,3800.34
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,585,616 0.70 1,148,94638.01
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 61,430-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 386,371 0.17 306,58826.02
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5 0.00 3,306-99.85
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 439 0.00 762-42.39
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 453,064 0.20 415,2239.11
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 21,728 0.01 5,480296.50
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,790,117 0.79 1,487,67820.33
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 24,815-100.00
SS Classified 114,408 0.05 123,115-7.07

Russia’s Imports from Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 75.18% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (88.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.33% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (8.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.48% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (2.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1,151,785;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $687,257;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $344,708;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $136,493;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $114,496.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $3,107,827;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $960,510;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $78,798;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $71,258;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $42,620.
Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 20,050-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,330,069 14.12 642,812106.91
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 71,258-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 118,080 1.25 3,5843,194.64
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 55,407 0.59 134,205-58.71
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6,277 0.07 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 27,900 0.30 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 42,620-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,839,606 72.62 5,687,82120.25
26 Ores, slag and ash 174,145 1.85 1,134,655-84.65
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 66,725 0.71 3,174,552-97.90
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 654 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 582-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 22,253-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 161,705 1.72 25,212541.38
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,250 0.02 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 577,923 6.14 233,215147.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 916 0.01 17,871-94.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 97 0.00 916.59
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 23,778 0.25 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 32,410 0.34 20,88155.21
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 3,446-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia