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Russian trade in goods with Pakistan 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 Pakistan in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Pakistan was $152,891,619, down 4.48% ($7,171,723) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $49,047,830, up 44.96% ($15,213,332) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $103,843,789, down 17.73% ($22,385,055) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $54,795,959, a 40.69% decrease ($37,598,387) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Pakistan was Russia’s 72nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 63rd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1189% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1649% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Pakistan was Russia’s 83rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 88th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0589% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0552% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Pakistan was Russia’s 53rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 48th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2297% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3526% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 26.46% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (50.84% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 21.61% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (26.05% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 18.38% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (0.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.32% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (7.08% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.72% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (8.30% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.26% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (5.68% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $8,040,106;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $4,140,721;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,727,171;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,963,991;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $2,319,368;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,744,413;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $1,227,717;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $723,153;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $314,805;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $152,822.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $7,746,930;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $920,866;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $523,624;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $381,487.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 5,063,023 10.32 2,743,65584.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,283,233 2.62 55,5162,211.47
10 Cereals 314,809 0.64 47,870,125.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 69,166 0.14 12576,283.33
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 10,681-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 723,153 1.47 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,291,224 16.90 251,1183,201.72
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,743,163 9.67 602,442687.32
29 Organic chemicals 387,500 0.79 911,124-57.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,004,364 6.13 40,3737,341.52
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 132,746-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,021 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 7,951 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 152,242 0.31 66,905127.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 603 0.00 103,989-99.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 689,669 1.41 536,84728.47
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 666,356 1.36 611,9258.90
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 11,108-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,934,876 20.26 8,190,46321.30
50 Silk 55 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 44,164 0.09 4,737832.32
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 5,982-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 24 0.00 5,127-99.53
70 Glass and glassware 23,000 0.05 3,401576.27
72 Iron and steel 8,504,473 17.34 16,251,403-47.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,455,515 9.08 728,344511.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 185 0.00 21,533-99.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,882 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,137 0.00 88,837-98.72
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 59,016-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 144 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,180 0.01 27,855-77.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,231 0.01 23,403-81.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 331,153 0.68 712,640-53.53
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 126,864 0.26 171,383-25.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 95,630 0.19 1,016,496-90.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 66,074 0.13 21,275210.57
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 324 0.00 13,799-97.65
SS Classified 50,442 0.10 410 359-87.71

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan 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) - 46.16% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (67.13% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 42.17% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (24.20% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.26% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.82% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $4,771,414;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $2,169,781;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2,103,835;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,694,542;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $1,619,887;
  • 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 $793,727;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $524,037.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $32,332,832;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $4,577,649.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 257,237 0.25 155,62565.29
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 43,783,472 42.16 76,116,304-42.48
10 Cereals 3,766,489 3.63 8,344,138-54.86
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 162-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,002 0.00 43,197-90.74
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,146 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 118,565 0.11 78,72150.61
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 194-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 695-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 4,311-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 190,027 0.18 110,75871.57
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,727,483 1.66 1,880,860-8.15
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,559 0.00 652,298.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 474 0.00 928-48.92
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 2,915 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,733 0.01 1,249359.01
39 Plastics and articles thereof 594,718 0.57 408,98145.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,317 0.01 2,350466.68
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 343,805 0.33 102,161236.53
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,461,718 6.22 5,667,99114.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,930 0.00 4,615-58.18
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 906 0.00 50878.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 75 0.00 5341.51
52 Cotton 5,098,319 4.91 2,928,53874.09
54 Man-made filaments 563,418 0.54 337,72466.83
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,018,012 0.98 493,975106.09
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 46,941 0.05 38,64221.48
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6,786 0.01 1,646312.27
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 17,985 0.02 49,428-63.61
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,845 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 92,292 0.09 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11,496,003 11.07 9,392,16822.40
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 16,941,266 16.31 12,169,85239.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,475,986 3.35 1,856,09987.27
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,895,607 4.71 3,201,06552.94
65 Headgear and parts thereof 129,878 0.13 76,05170.78
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 15-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 146,643 0.14 157,928-7.15
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 408-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 103 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 522 0.00 36045.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,336 0.01 23,630-68.95
74 Copper and articles thereof 97 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 438,562 0.42 338,93629.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12 0.00 938-98.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,481 0.00 14,610-89.86
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 104 0.00 36188.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15,581 0.02 9271,580.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 628,242 0.60 508,29123.60
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 172,148 0.17 161,0336.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,354,121 1.30 1,544,234-12.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,313 0.00 1741,229.31
SS Classified 13,615 0.01 8 27064.63

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