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Russian trade in goods with Azerbaijan in Q1 2017

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 the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan totaled $431,677,002, up 70.08% ($177,862,273) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $319,512,590, up 59.28% ($118,913,141) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $112,164,412, up 110.77% ($58,949,132) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $207,348,178, a 40.69% increase ($59,964,009) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 44th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 56th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3358% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2615% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 41st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 50th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3834% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3273% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 50th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 60th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2481% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1487% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.50% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (45.24% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.43% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (9.11% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.27% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (18.47% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.88% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (9.82% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.81% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (10.49% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.40% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (2.92% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $26,773,697;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $14,246,702;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $13,407,377;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $9,953,666;
  • 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 $9,064,195;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8,204,080;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,564,640;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $5,040,773;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $3,151,644;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,749,944;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $2,660,422;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,447,487;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $2,160,575;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $2,074,471;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,069,584;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,992,543;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,931,496;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,912,961;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,864,083;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,537,303;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,369,389;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $1,133,308;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $1,049,288;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $995,211.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $4,753,314;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $3,805,844;
  • 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 $2,069,829;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $1,622,086;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,004,711.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 664,003 0.21 196,993237.07
02 Meat and edible meat offal 160,660 0.05 23,676578.58
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 201,782 0.06 176,50514.32
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,620,058 0.82 1,966,35833.24
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 6,298-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 11,920 0.00 5,387121.27
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,041,023 0.64 6,794,337-69.96
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 158,291 0.05 81,76093.60
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 784,894 0.25 334,797134.44
10 Cereals 40,466,963 12.67 32,262,88325.43
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,361,373 0.74 2,312,2112.13
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 613,494 0.19 714,960-14.19
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 11,792-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 12,722 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15,440,035 4.83 12,690,09121.67
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,991,737 1.25 1,331,315199.83
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 14,757,647 4.62 1,350,270992.94
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,729,000 2.11 3,577,35688.10
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,263,184 1.65 3,102,60969.64
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,611,545 0.50 1,138,90941.50
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,985,904 1.56 3,448,60144.58
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,686,397 0.53 997,71069.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,465,845 0.77 1,653,76549.10
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 12,775,595 4.00 16,581,439-22.95
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,124,375 0.35 793,84441.64
26 Ores, slag and ash 79,636 0.02 64,65723.17
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 19,242,687 6.02 4,995,985285.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,063,264 0.65 3,685,350-44.01
29 Organic chemicals 238,458 0.07 88,130170.58
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,778,163 0.87 3,782,874-26.56
31 Fertilizers 7,516,726 2.35 5,603,76534.14
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 378,883 0.12 199,79889.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,992,822 1.25 2,000,27999.61
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 3,582,991 1.12 1,508,520137.52
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 102,102 0.03 153,369-33.43
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 431,624 0.14 271,14759.18
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 922 0.00 1,059-12.94
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,265,244 0.40 877,69344.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,594,187 1.12 1,662,691116.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,212,729 0.69 1,217,51881.74
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 46,343 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 70,992 0.02 11,599512.05
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 24,980,544 7.82 15,026,87866.24
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 5,550-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,529,260 2.98 4,488,487112.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 258,182 0.08 187,81837.46
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,253 0.00 0
52 Cotton 46,690 0.01 78,011-40.15
55 Man-made staple fibers 49,605 0.02 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 140,614 0.04 507,637-72.30
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 92 0.00 950-90.32
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,817 0.00 814,612.35
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 100,117 0.03 1,2957,631.04
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 12,265 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 456,369 0.14 80,946463.79
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 139,661 0.04 100,46039.02
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 51,003 0.02 27,45385.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 339,926 0.11 128,681164.16
65 Headgear and parts thereof 21,531 0.01 4,704357.72
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 320 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,601,074 0.50 852,51587.81
69 Ceramic products 800,963 0.25 960,672-16.62
70 Glass and glassware 4,798,001 1.50 3,748,71327.99
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 13,812 0.00 45,270-69.49
72 Iron and steel 33,683,976 10.54 26,119,33628.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,186,697 3.50 8,739,21028.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,279,027 0.40 944,56735.41
75 Nickel and articles thereof 52,033 0.02 9,119470.60
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,031,886 0.64 662,497206.70
78 Lead and articles thereof 658 0.00 66,297-99.01
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 51,469-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 497 0.00 20,220-97.54
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 24,043 0.01 15,13658.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 180,468 0.06 294,819-38.79
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 344,625 0.11 133,175158.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,552,148 2.36 5,688,06532.77
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 13,747,372 4.30 4,683,177193.55
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 645,290 0.20 2,715,119-76.23
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,310,135 1.97 4,240,55148.80
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 26,778,976 8.38 5,279507,173.65
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 672,210 0.21 948,059-29.10
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,672 0.00 4,81017.92
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 527,641 0.17 126,236317.98
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 412,939 0.13 49,161739.97
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,585,603 0.50 452,295250.57
SS Classified 616,375 0.19 706 431-12.75

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 46.82% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (61.36% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.17% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (1.84% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 16.73% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (13.80% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.30% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (3.04% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.77% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (9.63% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.91% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (2.62% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $24,630,040;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $12,062,096;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $9,635,568;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,215,903;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,186,663;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,287,618;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,930,882;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1,789,838;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,027,520;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $773,080;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $649,740;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $551,595.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $344,353.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 0 0.00 1,914-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 92,189 0.08 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 773,080 0.69 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 18,619 0.02 196,265-90.51
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 23,955,480 21.36 11,893,384101.42
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 18,977,203 16.92 15,790,54020.18
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,015,527 0.91 708,88643.26
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 182-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 61,528 0.05 68,832-10.61
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 252 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 109,263 0.10 45,101142.26
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 381,269 0.34 111,475242.02
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 27,473 0.02 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,170,517 1.04 871,08134.38
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 218,697 0.19 202,9317.77
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,547,756 4.05 2,616,87473.79
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,171,120 1.04 143,600715.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,474,237 2.21 684,399261.52
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 4,453-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 16,291,782 14.52 6,656,214144.76
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 273,600 0.24 168,40062.47
29 Organic chemicals 462,123 0.41 412,76811.96
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 114 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 2,790 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 149,774 0.13 210,246-28.76
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,252,389 1.12 602,649107.81
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,276 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 215 0.00 216-0.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 16,000-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 191,058 0.17 164,66516.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,279 0.01 22,311-67.37
52 Cotton 2,333,637 2.08 2,677,990-12.86
54 Man-made filaments 79,374 0.07 63,10525.78
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 11,173 0.01 46,865-76.16
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,518 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,853 0.01 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,590,632 2.31 2,335,13910.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 320,593 0.29 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 20,655-100.00
69 Ceramic products 19,520 0.02 7227,011.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,425,319 3.05 209,4161,535.65
74 Copper and articles thereof 196,641 0.18 263,190-25.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,430,741 3.06 1,143,123200.12
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,988 0.01 1608,017.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,103,215 0.98 551,620100.00
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 111,944 0.10 304,436-63.23
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 42,530 0.04 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,537 0.01 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 24,630,040 21.96 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 97,551 0.09 120,952-19.35
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 26,245 0.02 83,303-68.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 105-100.00
SS Classified 79,751 0.07 3 801 763-97.90

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia