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Russian trade with Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th 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 Myanmar (Burma) in the fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Myanmar (Burma)

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Myanmar (Burma) totaled $158,656,736, up 345.02% ($123,005,380) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $152,851,659, up 381.34% ($121,096,356) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $5,805,077, up 49.00% ($1,909,024) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $147,046,582, a 427.82% increase ($119,187,332) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 73rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 105th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1164% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0273% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 65th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 93rd in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1823% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0385% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 102nd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 105th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0111% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0081% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Myanmar (Burma)

The major share of Russian exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.34% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (90.89% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.55% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (0.75% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.53% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (4.17% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.84% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (3.97% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $14,476,937;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $5,344,166;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,221,683;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $2,953,279;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,055,239;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $764,692.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 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 $6,170,379;
  • 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 $2,662,574;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $638,964.
Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 764,692 0.50 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 190,750 0.12 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 154,654 0.10 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,810 0.01 0
29 Organic chemicals 642 0.00 4,338-85.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 243-100.00
31 Fertilizers 595,100 0.39 1,234,064-51.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 801 0.00 4,088-80.41
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 1,038 0.00 56882.75
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,605 0.00 1,426222.93
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,953,279 1.93 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 36 0.00 13,741-99.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 38,815 0.03 20,94385.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 268,796 0.18 45,426491.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 85,488 0.06 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 85,994 0.06 236,944-63.71
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,344,166 3.50 0
52 Cotton 827 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 62,220 0.04 19531,807.69
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 108,277 0.07 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,180 0.00 731,042.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 406,022 0.27 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18,552 0.01 28,775-35.53
70 Glass and glassware 37,381 0.02 10,778246.83
72 Iron and steel 631 0.00 20,397-96.91
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,145,997 0.75 945,89221.16
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 20,528-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,075,433 0.70 20,1945,225.51
80 Tin and articles thereof 9 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 578,461 0.38 250,926130.53
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,500 0.00 2,26498.76
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,635,420 10.88 2,158,483670.70
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 3,903,695 2.55 6,566,269-40.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,535,683 2.97 314,0001,344.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,653,539 8.93 19,823,918-31.13
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 23,012 0.02 8,700164.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 6,060-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,033 0.00 0
SS Classified 100,160,100 65.53 16 136620,624.47

Russia’s Imports from Myanmar (Burma)

The major share of Russian imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 76.05% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (63.34% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.21% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (32.77% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.15% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (3.83% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.01% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (0.03% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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 $959,577;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $795,343;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $718,327;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $326,522;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $102,474;
  • 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 $54,602;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $35,460;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $21,429;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $18,341.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,001,600;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $81,731;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $32,259.
Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 118,975 2.05 134,310-11.42
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 18,341 0.32 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 32,259-100.00
10 Cereals 108,382 1.87 1,109,982-90.24
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 21,429 0.37 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 35,460 0.61 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 960,639 16.55 1,06290,355.65
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 66,679 1.15 148,410-55.07
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 681-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 925,991 15.95 599,46954.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,410,629 41.53 1,692,30242.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,407 0.04 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 955,304 16.46 159,961497.21
65 Headgear and parts thereof 118,643 2.04 16,169633.77
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,584 0.03 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 209-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 199 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 55,841 0.96 1,2394,406.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,021 0.05 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 1,514 0.03 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 39 0.00 0
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