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Russian trade in goods with Myanmar (Burma) 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 Myanmar (Burma) in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Myanmar (Burma)

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Myanmar (Burma) was $18,124,646, down 63.26% ($31,209,569) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $7,841,277, down 82.51% ($36,979,953) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $10,283,369, up 127.86% ($5,770,384) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with Myanmar (Burma) went from a surplus of $40,308,245 in the 1st quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $2,442,092 in the 1st quarter of 2017.

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 114th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 92nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0141% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0508% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 114th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 76th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0094% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0731% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 94th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 99th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0227% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0126% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.74% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (85.56% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.18% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (1.78% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.09% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (1.92% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.91% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (1.56% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $563,267;
  • 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 $219,131;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $105,133;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $75,356.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $19,988,019;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8,417,820;
  • 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 $5,791,090;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $654,454;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $465,590;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $341,810;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $329,974;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $145,414;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $145,399;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $60,220;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $34,174;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $32,789;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $26,022.
Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 654,454-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 563,267 7.18 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 145,414-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 13 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,767 0.12 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,011 0.11 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 341,810-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,029 0.12 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 102 0.00 171-40.35
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12,171 0.16 3405,600.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 83,301 1.06 103,400-19.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 192,996 2.46 253,216-23.78
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 219,196 2.80 65337,124.62
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 1,137-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 71 0.00 32,860-99.78
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10,829 0.14 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 911-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 386-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 529-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 922 0.01 2,068-55.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12,195 0.16 5522,109.24
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 41,999 0.54 76,173-44.86
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 145,399-100.00
72 Iron and steel 76,594 0.98 1,2386,086.91
73 Articles of iron or steel 315,799 4.03 781,389-59.58
74 Copper and articles thereof 340 0.00 10,823-96.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 145,013 1.85 39,880263.62
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 43-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,784 0.23 3,192457.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 34 0.00 26,056-99.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,564,126 19.95 9,981,946-84.33
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 1,391,486 17.75 7,182,576-80.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 71,500 0.91 401,474-82.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 794,854 10.14 20,782,873-96.18
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 639 0.01 9,285-93.12
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 735-100.00
SS Classified 2,298,239 29.31 3 841 172-40.17

Russia’s Imports from Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 88.76% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (95.40% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.57% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (4.41% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $3,000,645;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,706,776;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $764,546;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $103,742;
  • 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 $100,587;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $46,829;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $45,895.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) 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
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 49,020 0.48 57,577-14.86
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,749 0.03 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,358 0.01 0
10 Cereals 883,479 8.59 118,933642.84
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 22,363-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 46,829 0.46 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 742 0.01 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,799 0.08 943727.04
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,614 0.02 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 106,694 1.04 6,1071,647.08
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 45,895 0.45 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2,505 0.02 1,226104.32
52 Cotton 964 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,087,557 10.58 983,81510.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,834,169 37.29 2,127,39380.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 876 0.01 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,172,366 40.57 1,171,721256.09
65 Headgear and parts thereof 31,879 0.31 22,47141.87
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2 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 439 0.00 4360.69
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 6,433 0.06 0

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