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

Russia’s Trade with Vietnam

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Vietnam totaled $1,068,122,304, up 32.98% ($264,925,829) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Vietnam in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $261,465,835, up 13.51% ($31,110,871) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Vietnam in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $806,656,469, up 40.82% ($233,814,958) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Vietnam in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $545,190,634, a 59.19% increase ($202,704,087) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Vietnam was Russia’s 26th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 27th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.7643% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.7380% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Vietnam was Russia’s 46th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3114% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3467% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Vietnam was Russia’s 18th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 19th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.4460% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.3513% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Vietnam

The major share of Russian exports to Vietnam 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) - 26.95% of Russia’s total exports to Vietnam (38.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 24.06% of Russia’s total exports to Vietnam (24.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.62% of Russia’s total exports to Vietnam (12.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.89% of Russia’s total exports to Vietnam (4.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.73% of Russia’s total exports to Vietnam (2.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.56% of Russia’s total exports to Vietnam (17.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $23,407,498;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $21,100,035;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $8,555,956;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,163,019;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,963,032;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $5,903,908;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $5,128,837;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,421,337;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,621,068;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,487,945;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,175,415;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $1,062,143;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $925,083;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $793,444.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Vietnam 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) - a decrease of $21,589,063;
  • 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 $17,973,511;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $12,584,004;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $1,436,215;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,227,524.
Russia’s exports to Vietnam in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 13,017 0.00 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 8,957,278 3.43 3,828,441133.97
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,179,164 0.45 3,74931,352.76
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,186,619 0.45 827,87043.33
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 22,867-100.00
10 Cereals 21,100,035 8.07 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 506,137 0.19 1,942,352-73.94
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,015,415 0.39 493,718105.67
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 810,878 0.31 367,019120.94
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 23,891-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 22,423 0.01 20,6188.75
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 33,155 0.01 9,482249.66
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 627,658 0.24 827,074-24.11
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 56,132 0.02 35,35158.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 429,642 0.16 143,136200.16
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 182,527 0.07 578,649-68.46
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 204,903 0.08 677,854-69.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,324,252 0.89 3,029,077-23.27
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,263,465 1.25 2,923,77511.62
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 57,333,351 21.93 51,429,44311.48
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 873,061 0.33 1,500,112-41.80
29 Organic chemicals 1,750 0.00 3,750-53.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,906,643 1.11 485,306498.93
31 Fertilizers 42,975,524 16.44 19,568,026119.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 360,963 0.14 224,12861.05
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,300,899 0.50 375,816246.15
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 155,624 0.06 24,787527.85
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 75 0.00 639-88.26
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 391,802 0.15 222,42276.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,160,029 1.21 2,662,67418.68
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,400,205 1.68 3,956,72111.21
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 18,935 0.01 594,412-96.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 1,245-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 8,181-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,066,623 1.17 1,445,555112.14
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,529,464 0.58 467,321227.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,450,787 1.70 2,962,84250.22
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8,560,374 3.27 4,418193,661.29
54 Man-made filaments 265,438 0.10 11,7222,164.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9,468 0.00 1,481539.30
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 36,851-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,347-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 249,772-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 164 0.00 60,737-99.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 913-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 12,114-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 64,873 0.02 66,698-2.74
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 858-100.00
72 Iron and steel 13,223,886 5.06 34,812,949-62.01
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,586,865 0.61 2,814,389-43.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,765 0.00 7,54442.70
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 12,951-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,023,413 0.77 1,229,96964.51
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 25,582-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 303,964 0.12 253,30620.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 3,016-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27,556,873 10.54 21,393,85428.81
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 12,968,929 4.96 30,942,440-58.09
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 23,810-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,614,206 1.00 15,198,210-82.80
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 31,213-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,330,751 10.45 21,367,71927.91
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4,237 0.00 1133,649.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6,296 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 6,890 0.00 83,601-91.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 700 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8,823 0.00 5261,577.38
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 18,558-100.00
SS Classified 80,485 0.03 0

Russia’s Imports from Vietnam

The major share of Russian imports from Vietnam 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) - 63.31% of Russia’s total imports from Vietnam (61.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 16.07% of Russia’s total imports from Vietnam (16.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.16% of Russia’s total imports from Vietnam (15.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.38% of Russia’s total imports from Vietnam (2.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.85% of Russia’s total imports from Vietnam (2.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Vietnam 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) - an increase of $127,664,225;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $30,233,849;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $17,680,026;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $12,360,335;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $10,113,283;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $6,796,827;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $4,857,888;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,936,704;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $3,063,496;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2,999,120;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - an increase of $2,714,560;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,615,444;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2,539,398.

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

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $6,237,608.
Russia’s imports from Vietnam in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 93,250 0.01 28,150231.26
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 21,329,613 2.64 18,330,49316.36
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6,739 0.00 20,495-67.12
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 95,242 0.01 90,2125.58
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9,963,707 1.24 5,105,81995.14
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 60,043,109 7.44 49,929,82620.25
10 Cereals 4,196,485 0.52 259,7811,515.39
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 64,146 0.01 3,1371,944.82
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 94,649 0.01 58,96860.51
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 152,851 0.02 205,500-25.62
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 993 0.00 3,140-68.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 13,044 0.00 9,82332.79
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 273,163 0.03 899,490-69.63
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 28,383 0.00 3,916624.80
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,914 0.00 3,19154.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,547,033 0.19 659,435134.60
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,535,655 1.06 5,996,25742.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,550,700 0.94 4,935,25653.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 215,190 0.03 79,708169.97
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 57,420-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,050 0.00 2,767-62.05
26 Ores, slag and ash 364,519 0.05 410,684-11.24
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 55,584 0.01 46,11120.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 332,244 0.04 70,601370.59
29 Organic chemicals 2,730 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,010,703 0.50 3,657,9639.64
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,112,726 0.26 1,590,31732.85
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 50,274 0.01 109,865-54.24
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 83,381 0.01 51,02363.42
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 151,470 0.02 300,240-49.55
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,895,782 0.36 181,2221,497.92
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 601,247 0.07 741,137-18.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,010,978 0.50 2,237,14679.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,910,054 0.61 3,829,83028.21
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 12,351 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,316,632 1.15 8,860,5785.15
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 22,911-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 238,015 0.03 273,322-12.92
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 769,106 0.10 529,52445.24
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 154,401 0.02 126,12522.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 36,318 0.00 11,629212.31
52 Cotton 572,667 0.07 579,500-1.18
54 Man-made filaments 208,288 0.03 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 92,271 0.01 146,550-37.04
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21,006 0.00 34,765-39.58
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 83 0.00 167-50.30
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5,483 0.00 4,34426.22
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,206,024 0.15 1,211,254-0.43
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 86,275 0.01 41,119109.82
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 33,594,434 4.16 15,914,408111.09
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 33,396,661 4.14 21,036,32658.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,009,004 0.37 2,458,22722.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 56,793,142 7.04 49,996,31513.59
65 Headgear and parts thereof 482,890 0.06 446,0998.25
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 162 0.00 25548.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 129,598 0.02 73,23576.96
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 170,472 0.02 23,753617.69
69 Ceramic products 512,792 0.06 298,60371.73
70 Glass and glassware 228,504 0.03 64,822252.51
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 429,441 0.05 373,99914.82
72 Iron and steel 1,988,470 0.25 2,127,544-6.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,300,114 0.41 1,861,99677.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 1 0.00 290-99.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 29,247 0.00 6,417355.77
78 Lead and articles thereof 19 0.00 20-5.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 1,361-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,096,999 0.14 7,334,607-85.04
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 436,668 0.05 417,8604.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 72,785,927 9.02 42,552,07871.05
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 433,844,393 53.78 306,180,16841.70
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 2,252 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 316,487 0.04 269,89717.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,720,665 0.46 1,641,379126.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14,065 0.00 16,146-12.89
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 616 0.00 8,150-92.44
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 4,192,115 0.52 2,204,04290.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,199,822 0.77 3,136,32697.68
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,321,483 0.41 2,646,70725.49
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 394 0.00 0
SS Classified 149,104 0.02 0

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