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

Russia’s Trade with Turkmenistan

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Turkmenistan was $97,777,910, down 44.12% ($77,205,166) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $79,059,982, down 48.52% ($74,499,905) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $18,717,928, down 12.63% ($2,705,261) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $60,342,054, a 54.33% decrease ($71,794,644) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Turkmenistan was Russia’s 79th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 61st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0761% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1802% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Turkmenistan was Russia’s 73rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 53rd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0949% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2506% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Turkmenistan was Russia’s 86th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 80th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0414% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0598% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Turkmenistan

The major share of Russian exports to Turkmenistan 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) - 29.94% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (17.37% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.65% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (11.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.66% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (43.51% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.65% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (17.94% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.92% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (6.23% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.15% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (1.29% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,269,751;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $1,160,922;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $646,083;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $627,354;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $613,532;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $429,921;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $421,337;
  • 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 $331,819;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $299,212;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $287,876;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $262,161.

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $36,831,193;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $16,000,022;
  • 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 $6,716,287;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,741,971;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,259,368;
  • 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 $2,057,157;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,874,721;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,357,636;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,322,333;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,228,455;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,140,762;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,092,740;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $935,437;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $872,228;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $571,822;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $544,577;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $509,035;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $398,465;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $339,263;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $278,174;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $277,904.
Russia’s exports to Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 66,640 0.08 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 6,639 0.01 43,019-84.57
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,415,553 1.79 1,547,804-8.54
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 7,037-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 568,145 0.72 146,808287.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 163,842 0.21 221,945-26.18
10 Cereals 2,473,943 3.13 3,346,171-26.07
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,513,032 1.91 2,022,067-25.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10,822 0.01 24,537-55.90
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,263,267 9.19 8,404,029-13.57
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 13,438 0.02 62,179-78.39
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,047,960 2.59 887,038130.88
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,696,865 2.15 2,036,128-16.66
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,730,218 3.45 2,300,29718.69
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 250,979 0.32 649,444-61.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,867,527 3.63 3,145,431-8.84
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 366,150 0.46 1,594,605-77.04
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 67,379 0.09 235,651-71.41
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 144,847 0.18 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 304,132 0.38 875,954-65.28
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,393,517 1.76 1,105,64126.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 53,189 0.07 260,883-79.61
29 Organic chemicals 113,675 0.14 218,033-47.86
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,011,680 2.54 3,334,013-39.66
31 Fertilizers 651,058 0.82 4,97512,986.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 585,269 0.74 428,72636.51
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,980,135 3.77 1,710,38474.24
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 1,942,566 2.46 1,610,74720.60
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 91,923 0.12 37,103147.75
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 378,465 0.48 79,253377.54
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,978,840 8.83 8,336,476-16.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 739,844 0.94 477,68354.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 590,134 0.75 1,525,571-61.32
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,902 0.01 13,316-63.19
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,059,764 7.66 7,934,485-23.63
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 146,298 0.19 3,6003,963.83
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,431,983 1.81 1,576,264-9.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 208,214 0.26 57,606261.44
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 97,505-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,374 0.00 137,725-98.28
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 5-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 126,520 0.16 65,36093.57
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 39,879 0.05 15,974149.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 61,246 0.08 53,24315.03
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,073 0.00 5,959-48.43
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 67,346 0.09 18,510263.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,200 0.01 10,404-59.63
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 608,476 0.77 527,91715.26
69 Ceramic products 300,387 0.38 578,561-48.08
70 Glass and glassware 1,087,312 1.38 1,034,6855.09
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 40,163 0.05 18,235120.25
72 Iron and steel 8,109,194 10.26 24,109,216-66.36
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,701,895 4.68 40,533,088-90.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,659 0.00 548,236-99.33
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 904,246 1.14 276,892226.57
79 Zinc and articles thereof 550 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,213 0.00 1,226-1.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 38,441 0.05 1,131,181-96.60
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 415,411 0.53 221,60687.45
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,753,180 9.81 11,012,548-29.60
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 1,680,963 2.13 3,738,120-55.03
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 520,908 0.66 7,237,195-92.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,038,577 1.31 4,780,548-78.27
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 21,383-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,379,200 1.74 765,66880.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 29,973 0.04 3947,507.36
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 231,943 0.29 128,28480.80
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 41,265 0.05 33,85921.87
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 42,665 0.05 121,457-64.87
SS Classified 492,888 0.62 70 000604.13

Russia’s Imports from Turkmenistan

The major share of Russian imports from Turkmenistan 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) - 75.87% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (43.17% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.33% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (42.07% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.33% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.39% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (13.46% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (1.02% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $4,495,126;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $1,152,266;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $565,383;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $354,341;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $196,292;
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (HS code 58) - an increase of $79,760.

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $5,369,234;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $2,638,632;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $964,685;
  • 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) - a decrease of $238,012;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $162,976;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $112,122.
Russia’s imports from Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 565,383 3.02 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 42,837 0.23 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14,396 0.08 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16,214 0.09 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 244,045 1.30 2,882,677-91.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 57,644 0.31 41,82137.84
31 Fertilizers 196,292 1.05 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 0 0.00 238,012-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,363,880 17.97 8,733,114-61.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 595-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15,027 0.08 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 578,916 3.09 224,575157.78
52 Cotton 10,082,746 53.87 5,587,62080.45
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 489,730 2.62 409,97019.46
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 14,249 0.08 13,2907.22
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 52,431 0.28 215,407-75.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 26,743 0.14 991,428-97.30
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,957,395 15.80 1,805,12963.83
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 503-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 2-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1,517-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 154-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 68-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,828-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 285-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 112,122-100.00
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 0 0.00 32,197-100.00
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 0 0.00 1,399-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 54,575-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 19,213-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 44,188-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 10 500-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia