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

Russia’s Trade with Iraq

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Iraq was $916,810,109, down 49.26% ($890,232,115) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Iraq in 2016 were $916,810,100, down 49.26% ($890,108,378) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Iraq in 2016 were $9, down 99.99% ($123,737) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Iraq in 2016 was $916,810,091, a 49.26% decrease ($889,984,641) over 2015.

Iraq was Russia’s 61st largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 45th in 2015), accounting for 0.1960% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3434% in 2015).

Iraq was Russia’s 48th largest export market in 2016 (down from 39th in 2015), accounting for 0.3211% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5259% in 2015).

Iraq was Russia’s 233rd largest supplier in 2016 (down from 164th in 2015), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0001% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Iraq

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.76% of Russia’s total exports to Iraq (10.24% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.12% of Russia’s total exports to Iraq (1.81% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.74% of Russia’s total exports to Iraq (1.33% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.64% of Russia’s total exports to Iraq (0.59% in 2015).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $11,964,234;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $5,575,977;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4,560,315;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,942,172.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Iraq 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 $46,866,065;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $41,573,254;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $30,798,007;
  • 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 $22,185,131;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $9,709,564;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $5,262,375;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $5,096,867;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4,452,303.
Russia’s exports to Iraq in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 12,640 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,687,898 0.29 57,4204,581.12
10 Cereals 4,569,432 0.50 9,11750,019.91
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 15,788 0.00 524,348-96.99
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 497,492 0.05 9,3855,200.93
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 91,102 0.01 3,0782,859.78
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 751,032 0.08 59,6531,159.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 320,662 0.03 248,51229.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 360,433 0.04 432,388-16.64
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 14,914,407 1.63 9,338,43059.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 519 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7,265,383 0.79 11,717,686-38.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14,285 0.00 7831,724.39
29 Organic chemicals 60,800 0.01 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,952,050 0.32 9,87829,785.10
31 Fertilizers 70,455 0.01 234,644-69.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 8,867 0.00 34,125-74.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 45,051 0.00 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 329,089 0.04 503,493-34.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 29,107 0.00 3817,539.63
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 9,709,564-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 384 0.00 1,141-66.35
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 217,009 0.02 686,336-68.38
39 Plastics and articles thereof 95,671 0.01 1,911,116-94.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 309,787 0.03 1,328,707-76.69
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12,326 0.00 18,516-33.43
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 24,073,680 2.63 23,160,6453.94
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 867,636 0.09 892,197-2.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 143,162 0.02 101,431,520.00
52 Cotton 172 0.00 10,060-98.29
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 31 0.00 174-82.18
55 Man-made staple fibers 98 0.00 294-66.67
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 42,409 0.00 27,19555.94
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 229,853 0.03 476,885-51.80
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,627 0.00 44,741-87.42
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 623 0.00 144,486-99.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 106,140 0.01 160,895-34.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 304 0.00 37,873-99.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 234,000 0.03 8,4682,663.34
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 324 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 5,262,375-100.00
69 Ceramic products 54,152 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 148,865 0.02 179,504-17.07
72 Iron and steel 31,988,244 3.49 20,024,01059.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,049,821 0.44 9,146,688-55.72
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,583,794 0.17 2,804,191-43.52
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,466 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,250 0.00 70,746-86.93
80 Tin and articles thereof 25 0.00 108-76.85
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 7,208-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 19,843 0.00 336,038-94.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 81,423 0.01 286,384-71.57
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,757,991 1.17 52,331,245-79.44
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 25,815,003 2.82 48,000,134-46.22
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 428,606 0.05 47,294,671-99.09
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 13,750-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,678,572 0.73 37,476,579-82.18
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 551-100.00
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 286,029 0.03 883,615-67.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 57 0.00 65,354-99.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 26,248 0.00 9,285182.69
SS Classified 773,541,983 84.37 1 520 923 418-49.14

Russia’s Imports from Iraq

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.33% of Russia’s total imports from Iraq (0.00% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Iraq (24.71% in 2015).
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Iraq (4.37% in 2015).

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

  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $6;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Iraq 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 $18,935;
  • 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 $9,027;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5,410;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,312;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $400;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $350;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $300;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $200;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $200;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $190.
Russia’s imports from Iraq in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 5,410-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3 33.33 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 400-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6 66.67 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 200-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 200-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 190-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 2,312-100.00
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 9,027-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 300-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 18,935-100.00
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 0 0.00 350-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 86 422-100.00

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