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Russian trade in goods with Tajikistan in Q3 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 Tajikistan in the third quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan was $160,381,478, down 9.38% ($16,601,312) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $156,238,925, down 7.60% ($12,849,489) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $4,142,553, down 47.53% ($3,751,823) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $152,096,372, a 5.64% decrease ($9,097,666) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 68th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 69th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1097% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1452% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 51st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 53rd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1830% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2350% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 119th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 104th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0068% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0158% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of Russian exports to Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.31% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (28.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.38% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (22.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.98% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (17.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.15% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (9.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.50% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (5.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.12% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (5.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,038,886;
  • 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 $2,637,507;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,515,748;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $837,311;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $709,478;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $557,862;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $510,782;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $476,998.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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) - a decrease of $8,208,930;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $1,369,576;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $1,241,329;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,003,788;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $909,051;
  • 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 $779,339;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $766,530;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $673,582;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $651,393;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $588,944.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
01 Live animals 102,137 0.07 99,2112.95
02 Meat and edible meat offal 186,853 0.12 92,419102.18
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 818,993 0.52 261,131213.63
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,523,695 1.62 2,186,48315.42
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 213,433 0.14 221,876-3.81
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 48,624 0.03 71,371-31.87
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 265,643 0.17 110,602140.18
10 Cereals 2,469 0.00 82,523-97.01
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,300,905 0.83 790,12364.65
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 496 0.00 14,779-96.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11,626,191 7.44 10,916,7136.50
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 377,148 0.24 124,352203.29
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,566,891 2.28 4,333,421-17.69
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,420,011 2.19 4,661,340-26.63
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,642,420 3.61 6,551,471-13.88
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 823,038 0.53 766,8387.33
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,355,505 1.51 2,045,32715.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,829,250 1.81 3,225,627-12.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 620,485 0.40 705,340-12.03
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,372,051 0.88 1,405,953-2.41
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 374,275 0.24 38,850863.38
26 Ores, slag and ash 11,893 0.01 17,699-32.80
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 40,721,807 26.06 48,930,737-16.78
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13,174,538 8.43 14,544,114-9.42
29 Organic chemicals 177,967 0.11 251,566-29.26
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,947,585 1.25 2,360,404-17.49
31 Fertilizers 336,261 0.22 1,009,843-66.70
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,457,490 0.93 1,749,501-16.69
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,222,800 1.42 1,778,97024.95
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 2,472,813 1.58 3,252,152-23.96
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 50,230 0.03 64,150-21.70
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,363,752 0.87 886,75453.79
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,221 0.00 117943.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,449,071 0.93 1,183,52022.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,811,502 1.16 1,523,25518.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,629,894 1.04 1,761,774-7.49
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 14 0.00 197-92.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 28,266 0.02 16,97966.48
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,435,961 7.96 13,439,749-7.47
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 167-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 359-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 158,060 0.10 198,325-20.30
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,618,225 1.68 2,388,1309.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 649,925 0.42 216,921199.61
54 Man-made filaments 161 0.00 22,378-99.28
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 241,987 0.15 164,70646.92
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 114,617 0.07 20,799451.07
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 2,172-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 323,966 0.21 222,11245.86
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 52,203 0.03 129,645-59.73
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24,083 0.02 98,120-75.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17,101 0.01 199,843-91.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 37,678 0.02 78,446-51.97
65 Headgear and parts thereof 735 0.00 62,005-98.81
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 121 0.00 1,283-90.57
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 109-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,139,681 2.01 2,302,37036.37
69 Ceramic products 925,221 0.59 1,576,614-41.32
70 Glass and glassware 1,139,960 0.73 1,108,7652.81
72 Iron and steel 9,852,785 6.31 5,813,89969.47
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,977,349 2.55 2,461,60161.58
74 Copper and articles thereof 84,582 0.05 121,950-30.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 289,767 0.19 35,636713.13
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 7-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 39,713 0.03 40,776-2.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 592,277 0.38 329,22179.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,524,894 1.62 2,067,75422.11
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 7,473,913 4.78 4,836,40654.53
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 37,575 0.02 17,999108.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 891,823 0.57 891,1260.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 1,619-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 193,755 0.12 782,699-75.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 16 0.00 922-98.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 20 0.00 931-97.85
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 698,992 0.45 976,417-28.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 23,834 0.02 133,258-82.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 150,328 0.10 184,688-18.60
SS Classified 200,000 0.13 10 121 005-98.02

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of Russian imports from Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 89.61% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (91.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.64% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (5.83% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.75% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (1.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $119,156;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $57,724;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $20,759.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $3,748,788;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $93,210;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $51,196;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $37,941;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $27,565;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $16,765.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,600 0.06 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 303,216 7.32 396,426-23.51
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,718 0.11 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 37,876 0.91 36,0025.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9,318 0.22 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 27,565-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 3,348-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 51,196-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 72,416 1.75 110,357-34.38
50 Silk 4,550 0.11 0
52 Cotton 2,926,358 70.64 6,675,146-56.16
54 Man-made filaments 20,759 0.50 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 5,750 0.14 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 70,220 1.70 12,496461.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 662,873 16.00 543,71721.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,557 0.11 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 17,249 0.42 21,358-19.24
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 16,765-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 93 0.00 0

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