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

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Pakistan totaled $127,297,398, up 58.26% ($46,861,242) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $72,304,118, up 133.71% ($41,367,180) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $54,993,280, up 11.10% ($5,494,062) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with Pakistan went from a deficit of $18,562,280 in the 2nd quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $17,310,838 in the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Pakistan was Russia’s 73rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 82nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0911% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0739% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Pakistan was Russia’s 78th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 87th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0861% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0466% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Pakistan was Russia’s 67th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 65th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0986% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1168% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 23.76% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (37.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 17.89% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (4.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.66% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (11.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 11.53% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (21.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.77% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (5.70% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.14% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (19.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Pakistan 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 $11,683,464;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4,952,275;
  • 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 $4,789,271;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,500,310;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,614,099;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,646,720;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,460,776;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,131,901;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $696,611.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $3,977,841;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $600,921;
  • 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 $537,361;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $450,662;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $377,055;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $340,177;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $326,870.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,764 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,303,946 1.80 5,281,787-75.31
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 240,966 0.33 618,021-61.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 7,625-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 699,230 0.97 737,476-5.19
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12,239,095 16.93 555,6312,102.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,210,524 8.59 1,421,253336.98
29 Organic chemicals 576,325 0.80 903,195-36.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,642,516 3.65 28,4179,199.07
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 600,921-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,719 0.01 2,98991.33
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 28,972 0.04 369,149-92.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 33,330 0.05 17,24493.28
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,828,662 2.53 181,942905.08
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 57,772-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,162 0.01 2172,739.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 494,950 0.68 421,60917.40
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,839,680 10.84 6,378,90422.90
50 Silk 21 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 43,023 0.06 13731,303.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 9-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 306-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 112 0.00 812-86.21
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 713-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 28,478 0.04 8,914219.47
72 Iron and steel 12,048,159 16.66 11,351,5486.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,125,265 7.09 172,9902,862.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,541 0.00 1,115127.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 605 0.00 30,505-98.02
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12 0.00 1,198-99.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 6,245-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,256 0.00 14,454-84.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,355,410 1.87 223,509506.42
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 281,236 0.39 818,597-65.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 64,930-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,500,310 6.22 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 204,907 0.28 655,569-68.74
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 2,037 0.00 1,23564.94
SS Classified 14,556,905 20.13 0

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan 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) - 66.04% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (58.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.95% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (28.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.24% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.87% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (2.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.08% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (0.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $2,348,969;
  • 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 $1,579,796;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,504,971;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $1,078,947;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $962,222;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $813,102;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $748,637;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $555,078;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $481,198;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $465,281;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $217,253;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $205,138.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,306,782;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,232,791;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,118,581.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 1,412,683 2.57 2,531,264-44.19
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,411,502 9.84 6,644,293-18.55
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 2,691-100.00
10 Cereals 1,716,213 3.12 5,022,995-65.83
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 35,588 0.06 25,26440.86
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 20,815-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 192,455 0.35 40,348376.99
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 48 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,172 0.01 533870.36
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 207 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 39,578-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 362,174 0.66 468,999-22.78
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13,648 0.02 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,143,200 2.08 330,098246.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 11,378-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 107 0.00 6,454-98.34
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 166 0.00 6,828-97.57
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,741 0.01 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 602,845 1.10 397,70751.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14,027 0.03 2,315505.92
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 455,685 0.83 238,43291.12
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,079,449 5.60 1,499,653105.34
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 220-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,824 0.01 1,327414.24
45 Cork and articles of cork 24 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 477 0.00 492-3.05
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 2,063-100.00
52 Cotton 4,864,377 8.85 2,515,40893.38
54 Man-made filaments 1,557,686 2.83 478,739225.37
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,361,382 2.48 612,745122.18
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 92,071 0.17 38,642138.27
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 25,073 0.05 17,44043.77
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 25,398 0.05 14,54274.65
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,645 0.01 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 7,338 0.01 50,918-85.59
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10,755,717 19.56 9,250,74616.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,863,192 23.39 11,900,9708.09
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,298,962 6.00 3,366,268-2.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,305,613 2.37 840,33255.37
65 Headgear and parts thereof 155,861 0.28 72,416115.23
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 181,777 0.33 113,64359.95
69 Ceramic products 49 0.00 2968.97
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 349-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 150 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 20,918 0.04 5,532278.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 988 0.00 519,660.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 286 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 568,613 1.03 414,19337.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,607 0.01 660,016.67
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,863 0.00 546241.21
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 13,448 0.02 2,654406.71
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 924 0.00 1,793-48.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,561,688 2.84 1,006,61055.14
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,685 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 243-100.00
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 155,082 0.28 277,694-44.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,703,038 3.10 1,221,84039.38
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,614 0.01 1,168295.03

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