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

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Pakistan totaled $80,681,717, up 13.13% ($9,361,702) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $29,874,079, up 20.62% ($5,106,611) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $50,807,638, up 9.14% ($4,255,091) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $20,933,559, a 3.91% decrease ($851,520) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Pakistan was Russia’s 84th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 90th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0662% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0562% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Pakistan was Russia’s 94th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 103rd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0415% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0311% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Pakistan was Russia’s 65th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 66th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1017% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0982% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

The major share of Russian exports to Pakistan 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) - 37.69% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (51.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 25.67% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (23.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.73% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (9.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.91% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (7.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.47% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (3.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.06% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (2.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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) - an increase of $1,734,239;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,231,280;
  • 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 $1,011,553;
  • 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 $911,242;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $715,017;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $519,510;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $322,534;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $319,950;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $272,398.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,621,422;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $407,703;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $109,421;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $94,845.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 11,110,884 37.19 10,591,3744.91
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 70,301 0.24 1,691,723-95.84
10 Cereals 0 0.00 407,703-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 69,222 0.23 18637,116.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 10,080 0.03 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 390,907 1.31 412,292-5.19
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 223,896 0.75 160,14839.81
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,049,963 6.86 1,038,41097.41
29 Organic chemicals 391,026 1.31 351,60311.21
30 Pharmaceutical products 49,503 0.17 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,000 0.02 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 7,096 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 350,269 1.17 27,7351,162.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 37,368 0.13 14,401161.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 667,908 2.24 347,95891.95
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 712-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 348 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 389,077 1.30 116,679233.46
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 94,845-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,280,165 24.37 5,545,92631.27
50 Silk 375 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 396 0.00 95316.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,544 0.02 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 6,373-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 30,780 0.10 3608,450.00
72 Iron and steel 3,420,538 11.45 2,189,25856.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 950,077 3.18 235,060304.18
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,671 0.01 1,23934.87
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,110 0.04 9241,210.61
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 197 0.00 36,628-99.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16,404 0.05 13012,518.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 391,871 1.31 501,292-21.83
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 1,004,460 3.36 93,218977.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 340 0.00 20,860-98.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 236,666 0.79 162,95845.23
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 3,800 0.01 1252,940.00
SS Classified 694,837 2.33 717,353-3.14

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan 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) - 72.62% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (79.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.44% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (2.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.65% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (2.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.59% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (4.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • 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 $2,789,111;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,403,257;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,049,285;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,033,348;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $419,682;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $289,841;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $219,563;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $196,305;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $179,493.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Pakistan 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, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,455,687;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $557,208;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $326,606;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $311,086;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $291,283;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $199,367;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $188,470.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 326,606-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 114,547 0.23 89,96527.32
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 508-100.00
10 Cereals 1,085,417 2.14 1,396,503-22.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,580 0.00 75,474-97.91
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,194 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 30,757-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 13,632 0.03 212,999-93.60
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 225-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 7,350-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 99,672 0.20 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 278,292 0.55 98,799181.67
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 11,660 0.02 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,924,619 3.79 875,334119.87
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 2,915-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 32,874 0.06 5,125541.44
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,593 0.02 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 779,453 1.53 489,61259.20
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,146 0.01 3,61070.25
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 179,501 0.35 297,167-39.60
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,477,517 10.78 2,688,406103.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,138 0.01 429,752.38
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,376 0.00 91750.05
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,565 0.00 288443.40
52 Cotton 2,797,730 5.51 3,354,938-16.61
54 Man-made filaments 892,142 1.76 672,57932.64
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,095,663 2.16 1,386,946-21.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 87,688 0.17 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 14,880 0.03 6,056145.71
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 107 0.00 17,212-99.38
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 56,544 0.11 46,24922.26
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10,998,724 21.65 12,454 411-11.69
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14,112,004 27.78 13,692,3223.07
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,144,893 6.19 3,148,220-0.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,584,834 7.06 2,181,57764.32
65 Headgear and parts thereof 110,512 0.22 151,030-26.83
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 129,171 0.25 176,858-26.96
69 Ceramic products 1,115 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 683 0.00 54625.09
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 2,123-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,127 0.04 7,631150.65
74 Copper and articles thereof 41 0.00 3613.89
75 Nickel and articles thereof 831 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 426-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 422,257 0.83 402,4354.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 435 0.00 1,162-62.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,612 0.01 193,082-97.61
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 417 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,094 0.00 820155.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,845,783 3.63 812,435127.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,657 0.00 598177.09
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 271,375 0.53 245,99210.32
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,190,319 2.34 994,01419.75
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 224 0.00 247-9.31

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