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Russian trade in goods with Georgia in Q2 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 Georgia in the second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Georgia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Georgia totaled $262,316,944, up 49.87% ($87,286,686) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $169,204,714, up 30.35% ($39,397,293) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $93,112,230, up 105.90% ($47,889,393) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $76,092,484, a 10.04% decrease ($8,492,100) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Georgia was Russia’s 62nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 68th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1877% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1608% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Georgia was Russia’s 55th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 58th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2015% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1954% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Georgia was Russia’s 60th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 69th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1669% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1067% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Georgia

The major share of Russian exports to Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.69% of Russia’s total exports to Georgia (44.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.99% of Russia’s total exports to Georgia (11.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 17.97% of Russia’s total exports to Georgia (15.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.82% of Russia’s total exports to Georgia (12.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.18% of Russia’s total exports to Georgia (4.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.18% of Russia’s total exports to Georgia (6.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $10,463,080;
  • 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 $9,785,155;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $9,199,301;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $7,999,792;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4,972,938;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,608,485;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,561,126;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,354,106;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,303,590;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,058,156;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,023,173;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $860,239;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $729,952;
  • 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 $713,787;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $648,528;
  • 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 $625,548.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $8,319,441;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,147,560;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,312,928;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $564,816;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $554,161.
Russia’s exports to Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 635,208 0.38 268,680136.42
02 Meat and edible meat offal 141,367 0.08 100,27240.98
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 96,386 0.06 224,590-57.08
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,174,861 0.69 1,063,93310.43
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 390-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 3,764-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 42,383 0.03 375,232-88.70
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,683 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 678,654 0.40 593,52414.34
10 Cereals 27,295,649 16.13 19,295,85741.46
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,487,478 0.88 2,041,639-27.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 743,435 0.44 528,44040.68
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 133 0.00 178-25.28
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,279,609 5.48 8,256,43612.39
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 794,119 0.47 485,19963.67
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,109,250 0.66 833,76933.04
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,953,312 2.34 2,895,15636.55
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,550,080 3.28 3,988,95439.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 479,643 0.28 432,04111.02
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,596,030 3.90 4,987,54532.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,384,182 1.41 1,735,65437.37
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 903,613 0.53 1,008,268-10.38
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 414,268 0.24 8,733,709-95.26
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 30,675 0.02 5,099501.59
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 67,022-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 30,370,185 17.95 19,907,10552.56
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,895,045 1.71 2,181,25832.72
29 Organic chemicals 87,192 0.05 228,554-61.85
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,536,524 2.09 3,488,9791.36
31 Fertilizers 1,660,580 0.98 1,173,45341.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 669,291 0.40 939,935-28.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,733,048 2.21 2,378,94256.92
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 2,538,464 1.50 1,912,91632.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 109,415 0.06 59,76483.08
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 196,378 0.12 147,48033.16
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 768,987 0.45 581,23132.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,641,596 1.56 1,338,00697.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,163,066 0.69 1,322,822-12.08
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 44,245 0.03 22,044100.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,494,864 2.66 4,591,215-2.10
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,185 0.00 532,135.85
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 49 0.00 3444.12
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 12,627 0.01 8,61746.54
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,387,229 1.41 1,526,99056.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 184,223 0.11 116,21858.52
52 Cotton 243 0.00 6,872-96.46
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 204-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 333 0.00 384-13.28
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 67,044 0.04 43,00655.89
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 105 0.00 39169.23
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 358 0.00 35922.86
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 60,587 0.04 84,528-28.32
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 252,923 0.15 177,09242.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 231,000 0.14 121,59989.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 128,821 0.08 76,25368.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 230,736 0.14 193,17919.44
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,333 0.00 9,678-24.23
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,108 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 790 0.00 2,782-71.60
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,321,948 0.78 902,20346.52
69 Ceramic products 595,346 0.35 592,4780.48
70 Glass and glassware 2,464,557 1.46 2,350,5524.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 21,937 0.01 25,517-14.03
72 Iron and steel 1,502,011 0.89 5,649,571-73.41
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,593,604 0.94 2,158,420-26.17
74 Copper and articles thereof 591,661 0.35 248,683137.92
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,175,968 0.69 446,016163.66
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9,201 0.01 13,371-31.19
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 6,264-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 82,609 0.05 115,854-28.70
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 430,821 0.25 243,51276.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,881,597 5.25 3,908,659127.23
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 14,793,302 8.74 5,008,147195.38
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 345,967 0.20 528,603-34.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,812,357 1.07 5,125,285-64.64
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 9,200,000 5.44 6991,316,065.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 484,452 0.29 715,678-32.31
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,419 0.00 256844.92
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 758-100.00
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 494,664 0.29 315,19956.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 202,387 0.12 158,87627.39
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 828,464 0.49 726,20214.08
SS Classified 97,850 0.06 0

Russia’s Imports from Georgia

The major share of Russian imports from Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 51.94% of Russia’s total imports from Georgia (73.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 40.41% of Russia’s total imports from Georgia (15.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.34% of Russia’s total imports from Georgia (6.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.27% of Russia’s total imports from Georgia (2.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.05% of Russia’s total imports from Georgia (0.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $30,255,144;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $12,142,576;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $2,478,105;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,450,551;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,139,750;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $519,065;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $387,816.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $666,088;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $355,815.
Russia’s imports from Georgia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 111,218 0.12 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 727-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 16,533 0.02 32,650-49.36
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4,855,016 5.21 2,376,911104.26
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,801,654 1.93 2,467,742-26.99
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,687,924 1.81 1,634,5533.27
10 Cereals 467,952 0.50 80,136483.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,161,850 1.25 22,1005,157.24
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 4,570 0.00 5,736-20.33
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 118,493-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 12,307-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,906 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 188,419 0.20 403,784-53.34
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 72,340 0.08 85,045-14.94
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 37,992,403 40.80 25,849,82746.97
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 182,979 0.20 360,697-49.27
26 Ores, slag and ash 167,031 0.18 522,846-68.05
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,687,448 3.96 2,236,89764.85
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 204,222 0.22 263,480-22.49
29 Organic chemicals 35,000 0.04 40,000-12.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 519,065 0.56 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 8,449 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 199,802 0.21 46,291331.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,984 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,740 0.00 665462.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 7-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 11,135-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 355-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 54,715 0.06 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 29,870 0.03 163,120-81.69
54 Man-made filaments 30,651 0.03 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 955,432 1.03 880,9848.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 41,465 0.04 184,228-77.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 116,035 0.12 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 40,521 0.04 2,3121,652.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 70-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 103,012 0.11 26,145294.00
69 Ceramic products 2,971 0.00 4,013-25.97
70 Glass and glassware 6,813 0.01 3,148116.42
72 Iron and steel 36,926,036 39.66 6,670,892453.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 55,763 0.06 8,622546.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 54-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 724 0.00 62316.21
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 38-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 645,049 0.69 371,82273.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 297,778 0.32 60,397393.03
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 320,507 0.34 222,52344.03
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 0 0.00 17,592-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,528-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 32,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 107,319 0.12 32932,519.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 10-100.00
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 3,064 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia