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

Russia’s Trade with Sri Lanka

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Sri Lanka totaled $89,100,707, up 1.61% ($1,408,083) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $22,869,729, down 16.80% ($4,616,644) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $66,230,978, up 10.01% ($6,024,727) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Sri Lanka in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $43,361,249, a 32.52% increase ($10,641,371) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Sri Lanka was Russia’s 82nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 78th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0693% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0903% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Sri Lanka was Russia’s 96th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 93rd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0274% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0449% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Sri Lanka was Russia’s 64th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 57th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1465% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1682% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Sri Lanka

The major share of Russian exports to Sri Lanka 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) - 77.59% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (40.60% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.43% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (46.59% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.67% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (2.73% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.71% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (9.84% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $7,986,222;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $905,963;
  • 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 $114,671;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $82,876.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka 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) - a decrease of $9,631,580;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,516,889;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,347,875;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $1,248,389;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $83,231.
Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 2,470-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 82,876 0.36 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 290,067 1.27 1,806,956-83.95
10 Cereals 17,335,873 75.80 9,349,65185.42
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 35,180 0.15 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,509 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,732,699 7.58 2,981,088-41.88
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 194,200 0.85 9,825,780-98.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 198,890 0.87 84,219136.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 164,000 0.72 210,000-21.90
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 25,600 0.11 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,871 0.01 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,363,465 5.96 457,502198.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 760 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 89,360 0.39 58,87451.78
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 83,231-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,214,621 5.31 2,562,496-52.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,113 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,350 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11,259 0.05 17,474-35.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 541 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,517 0.01 2,987-49.21
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 9,228 0.04 36,145-74.47
SS Classified 113,750 0.50 7 5001,416.67

Russia’s Imports from Sri Lanka

The major share of Russian imports from Sri Lanka 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) - 55.67% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (61.26% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 37.16% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (33.86% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.83% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (3.87% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.05% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (0.81% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka 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, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2,576,343;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,546,787;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,121,209;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $390,629.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $291,394.
Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 431,004 0.65 391,40210.12
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 55,778 0.08 11,525383.97
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 25,938 0.04 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 40,445 0.06 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 35,939,021 54.26 36,230,415-0.80
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 860 0.00 2,685-67.97
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 43,784 0.07 26,84363.11
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 236,402 0.36 138,22971.02
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 73,376 0.11 45,85960.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 111-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,454 0.01 3,60523.55
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17,933 0.03 19,609-8.55
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 11,814-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 10,591 0.02 13,614-22.21
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 2-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 999,888 1.51 609,25964.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 23,867 0.04 3,642555.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,826,606 4.27 1,705,39765.74
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 52,074 0.08 59,722-12.81
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,870 0.01 3,16254.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21,023 0.03 41,754-49.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 59 0.00 87-32.18
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 2,027 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 75,832 0.11 206,605-63.30
55 Man-made staple fibers 101 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 20,409 0.03 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 71,031 0.11 23,811198.31
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 14,828,575 22.39 12,252,23221.03
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9,170,944 13.85 7,624,15720.29
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 693 0.00 310123.55
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,292 0.00 245835.51
65 Headgear and parts thereof 438,261 0.66 250,08275.25
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 276 0.00 27,385-98.99
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,546 0.00 79494.71
69 Ceramic products 74,277 0.11 4,3701,599.70
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 32-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,805 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,945 0.00 2,43920.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 318 0.00 131142.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,078 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,513 0.06 10,424269.46
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 467,407 0.71 374,09324.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 181,731 0.27 102,61877.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,955 0.01 2321,443.48
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 0 0.00 1,893-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 34,929 0.05 4,316709.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,060 0.00 1,55532.48

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia