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

Russia’s Trade with Myanmar (Burma)

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Myanmar (Burma) totaled $113,418,617, up 598.48% ($97,180,638) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $105,913,576, up 682.94% ($92,385,940) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $7,505,041, up 176.90% ($4,794,698) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $98,408,535, a 809.73% increase ($87,591,242) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 80th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 114th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0812% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0149% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 70th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 103rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1261% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0204% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 96th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 112th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0135% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0064% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.17% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (79.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.46% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (4.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.32% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (8.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.19% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (1.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (4.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,242,981;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $383,511;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $365,411.

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

  • 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 $3,218,431;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,987,436;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,377,627;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $334,904.
Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 287,950-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 334,904-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 42,570-100.00
31 Fertilizers 737,426 0.70 576,83227.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 302 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 67 0.00 15346.67
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 6-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 191,400 0.18 213,660-10.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 465,264 0.44 353,59031.58
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 34,215 0.03 33710,052.82
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,440 0.00 1,16223.92
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 202,780 0.19 24,146739.81
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 158,842 0.15 0
50 Silk 0 0.00 20-100.00
52 Cotton 3,642 0.00 1,816100.55
54 Man-made filaments 1,817 0.00 573217.10
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 144 0.00 121,100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 721-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 67,847 0.06 3,7771,696.32
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 131,367 0.12 168,113-21.86
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 17,527 0.02 31,403-44.19
70 Glass and glassware 70,761 0.07 30,032135.62
72 Iron and steel 31,557 0.03 23,69433.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 832,711 0.79 467,30078.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 25,478 0.02 14,91370.84
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 153-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,280,516 1.21 37,5353,311.53
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 62-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 50 0.00 4121.95
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 16,937-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 387,642 0.37 4,1319,283.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 47,383 0.04 58,313-18.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,782,900 1.68 3,160,527-43.59
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 860,020 0.81 4,078,451-78.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 327,128 0.31 207,55057.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 383,200 0.36 3,370,636-88.63
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,747 0.00 0
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 65,471 0.06 14,151362.66
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,896 0.00 1,60380.66
SS Classified 97,799,036 92.34 0

Russia’s Imports from Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 56.09% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (75.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.52% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (3.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.18% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (0.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.80% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (2.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,652,329;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,073,219;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $635,861;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $450,728;
  • 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 $156,220;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $101,215;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $27,690;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $26,159.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $282,159;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $54,234.
Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 131,273 1.75 30,058336.73
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 32,371 0.43 4,681591.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 54,234-100.00
10 Cereals 2,652,329 35.34 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 580 0.01 1,865-68.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 223,119 2.97 505,278-55.84
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 59,840 0.80 59,0511.34
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 281 0.00 670-58.06
52 Cotton 207 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 814,561 10.85 363,833123.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,255,667 30.06 1,182,44890.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 928 0.01 52576.76
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,107,610 14.76 471,749134.79
65 Headgear and parts thereof 30,317 0.40 25,27619.94
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3 0.00 1,405-99.79
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 160,320 2.14 4,1003,810.24
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,285 0.04 4,887-32.78
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 26,370 0.35 21112,397.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,894 0.08 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 68 0.00 72-5.56

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