Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade with Azerbaijan in 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 Azerbaijan in 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan was $1,954,327,218, down 30.32% ($850,278,705) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2016 were $1,508,064,723, down 34.06% ($778,993,951) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2016 were $446,262,495, down 13.77% ($71,284,754) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in 2016 was $1,061,802,228, a 39.99% decrease ($707,709,197) over 2015.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 44th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 35th in 2015), accounting for 0.4178% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5329% in 2015).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 38th largest export market in 2016 (down from 31st in 2015), accounting for 0.5282% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.6656% in 2015).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 52nd largest supplier in 2016 (down from 48th in 2015), accounting for 0.2448% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2833% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 35.18% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (29.17% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.21% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (12.59% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.50% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (34.21% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.82% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (7.25% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.25% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (5.89% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.97% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (1.60% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $38,045,258;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $21,926,555;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $11,073,194;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $10,556,930;
  • 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 $10,336,525;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $7,965,653;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $7,313,407;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $6,417,285.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $511,136,505;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $120,314,342;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $80,260,862;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $68,815,424;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $60,793,288;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $27,609,396;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $27,441,621;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8,852,800;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $8,195,517;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $7,662,625;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $5,205,929.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 1,591,437 0.11 3,742,342-57.47
02 Meat and edible meat offal 594,439 0.04 73814,200.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 596,786 0.04 692,476-13.82
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10,488,196 0.70 11,697,893-10.34
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 32,505 0.00 11,668178.58
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 29,696 0.00 1,2402,294.84
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 14,224,585 0.94 6,911,178105.82
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 614,332 0.04 290,179111.71
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,063,758 0.14 1,548,64933.26
10 Cereals 209,473,747 13.89 278,289,171-24.73
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11,146,944 0.74 10,546,8595.69
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,919,614 0.26 2,267,07372.89
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 54,936 0.00 9,511477.60
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 17,969 0.00 9,35092.18
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 61,272,224 4.06 39,345,66955.73
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 10,974,647 0.73 7,140,40153.70
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16,290,033 1.08 12,603,66129.25
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 23,925,362 1.59 31,587,987-24.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 22,621,949 1.50 30,817,466-26.59
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,824,188 0.39 7,118,223-18.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 21,029,757 1.39 22,419,604-6.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,918,431 0.59 13,024,326-31.52
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 7,857,188 0.52 9,908,113-20.70
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 96,908,842 6.43 177,169,704-45.30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,197,924 0.34 4,539,84914.50
26 Ores, slag and ash 381,038 0.03 603,005-36.81
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 69,445,294 4.60 31,400,036121.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13,961,867 0.93 15,046,192-7.21
29 Organic chemicals 2,547,966 0.17 749,482239.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 20,585,603 1.37 24,553,169-16.16
31 Fertilizers 34,390,078 2.28 33,384,0523.01
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,244,151 0.15 1,026,696118.58
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15,714,752 1.04 7,749,099102.79
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 14,421,546 0.96 14,537,885-0.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 859,692 0.06 1,631,496-47.31
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,292,606 0.15 2,687,905-14.71
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 9,040 0.00 9,826-8.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,300,338 0.55 9,597,305-13.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14,066,428 0.93 13,671,7082.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,130,608 0.67 10,089,0310.41
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 121,171 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 70,154 0.00 160,049-56.17
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 88 0.00 2,194-95.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 110,113,457 7.30 137,555,078-19.95
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 3,734-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 5,587 0.00 15,762-64.55
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 28,586 0.00 475,281-93.99
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 36,499,054 2.42 25,942,12440.69
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,503,750 0.10 1,907,919-21.18
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 35,282-100.00
52 Cotton 304,503 0.02 429,463-29.10
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 111,442 0.01 2,1625,054.58
54 Man-made filaments 9,860 0.00 27,367-63.97
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,406 0.00 530731.32
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,799,640 0.12 1,925,114-6.52
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 94,475 0.01 41522,665.06
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,091 0.00 18,153-93.99
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 347,492 0.02 1,053,040-67.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 16,164 0.00 60,319-73.20
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 519,702 0.03 658,872-21.12
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 833,904 0.06 782,6136.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 405,870 0.03 256,65258.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 951,109 0.06 680,87939.69
65 Headgear and parts thereof 69,190 0.00 56,52222.41
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 10,963 0.00 1,572597.39
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4,680 0.00 48,724-90.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,608,298 0.64 12,198,171-21.23
69 Ceramic products 6,616,442 0.44 2,926,731126.07
70 Glass and glassware 22,858,895 1.52 19,732,17215.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 126,755 0.01 379,734-66.62
72 Iron and steel 127,248,435 8.44 154,857,831-17.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 52,752,253 3.50 113,545,541-53.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,941,580 0.46 11,020,653-37.01
75 Nickel and articles thereof 59,781 0.00 156,207-61.73
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,722,156 0.64 3,304,871194.18
78 Lead and articles thereof 242,081 0.02 231,3554.64
79 Zinc and articles thereof 51,469 0.00 522,046-90.14
80 Tin and articles thereof 23,180 0.00 22,9970.80
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 83,807 0.01 400,296-79.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 862,021 0.06 2,117,836-59.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,264,192 0.08 1,849,165-31.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40,934,660 2.71 49,787,460-17.78
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 54,064,161 3.59 43,727,63623.64
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 7,877,554 0.52 128,191,896-93.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 37,542,760 2.49 548,679,265-93.16
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 12,368,276 0.82 1,295,082855.02
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,623,301 0.37 10,829,230-48.07
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6,581 0.00 30,108-78.14
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,238-100.00
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 1,934,015 0.13 2,102,026-7.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 399,326 0.03 698,148-42.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,501,291 0.36 5,374,5292.36
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,581 0.00 275,755.56
SS Classified 204,503,038 13.56 162 547 05125.81

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 72.49% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (52.15% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 11.98% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (10.18% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.24% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (4.91% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.98% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (2.89% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.20% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (1.92% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.74% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (2.45% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $34,430,886;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $20,963,380;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $7,964,519;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $1,970,392;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,749,424.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $7,343,889;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $5,177,668;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $4,811,234;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $3,933,049;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,332,986.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 1,914 0.00 3,778-49.34
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 157,395 0.04 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,266,414 0.28 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 460,396 0.10 137,130235.74
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 125,664,897 28.16 91,234,01137.74
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 165,225,128 37.02 144,261,74814.53
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,780,329 0.62 3,676,588-24.38
10 Cereals 0 0.00 35,264-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,457 0.00 850189.06
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 196,907 0.04 118,12566.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,886 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 330,840 0.07 311,3156.27
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,721,667 0.39 1,914,348-10.07
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 109,573 0.02 45,844139.01
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,641,748 1.26 4,695,06120.16
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,531,035 0.34 902,85069.58
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 16,831,428 3.77 21,642,662-22.23
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,578,662 0.35 910,23173.44
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,430,726 0.77 3,552,607-3.43
26 Ores, slag and ash 16,155 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 50,031,542 11.21 49,126,1731.84
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 589,400 0.13 237,450148.22
29 Organic chemicals 4,180,083 0.94 6,513,069-35.82
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 184,348 0.04 35,238423.15
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 8,862 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,220,115 0.27 1,274,435-4.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,645,546 0.82 1,896,12292.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 598 0.00 900-33.56
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 216 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 73,072 0.02 16,000356.70
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,105,479 0.25 60,2771,734.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 137,034 0.03 98,16039.60
52 Cotton 12,580,986 2.82 10,610,59418.57
54 Man-made filaments 281,252 0.06 354,989-20.77
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 149 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 221,831 0.05 181,49022.23
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 19,912-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10,296,243 2.31 14,229,292-27.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 77,179 0.02 11,111594.62
69 Ceramic products 21,037 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 8,707 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,244,530 0.50 7,422,198-69.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,108,851 0.25 1,080,4362.63
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14,390,457 3.22 6,425,938123.94
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,642 0.00 5,77949.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 690 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,279,775 0.51 1,236,88184.32
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 1,155,283 0.26 828,36839.46
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 44,719 0.01 21,591107.12
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,321 0.00 228,070-98.11
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,000,000 0.45 734,542172.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,294,348 0.51 9,638,237-76.20
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 35,000-100.00
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 240,938 0.05 202,94718.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,028 0.00 63,315-93.64
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 1,826-100.00
SS Classified 8,866,677 1.99 131 514 497-93.26

Reports and reviews archive

2017 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAug
2016 г.:JulAugSepOctNovDec
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia