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

Russia’s Trade with Yemen

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Yemen was $156,203,136, down 25.01% ($52,087,806) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2016 were $156,030,927, down 25.03% ($52,088,178) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2016 totaled $172,209, up 0.22% ($372) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Yemen in 2016 was $155,858,718, a 25.05% decrease ($52,088,550) over 2015.

Yemen was Russia’s 103rd largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 96th in 2015), accounting for 0.0334% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0396% in 2015).

Yemen was Russia’s 90th largest export market in 2016 (down from 83rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0547% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0606% in 2015).

Yemen was Russia’s 162nd largest supplier in 2016 (down from 159th in 2015), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 97.89% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (65.54% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.27% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (34.09% in 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $14,987,976;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1,252,590;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1,044,361.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Yemen 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) - a decrease of $68,997,356.
Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,044,361 0.67 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 282,931 0.18 0
10 Cereals 151,388,250 97.02 136,400,27410.99
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 30,015 0.02 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17,444 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,960,167 1.26 70,957,523-97.24
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10,394 0.01 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 27,879 0.02 13,079113.16
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 0 0.00 79,085-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,274 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4 0.00 180,213-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,252,590 0.80 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 800 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 141 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 49,128-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,000 0.00 434,603-99.54
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,676 0.01 5,200105.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.87% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (12.00% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.11% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (14.66% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (73.35% in 2015).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $151,371.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $124,997;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $24,993;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,040.
Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 171,987 99.87 20,616734.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 191 0.11 25,184-99.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 27 0.02 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 124,997-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,040-100.00

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