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Russian trade in goods with Pakistan in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Pakistan totaled $147,240,607, up 78.20% ($64,615,137) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $89,995,021, up 132.94% ($51,361,425) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $57,245,586, up 30.13% ($13,253,712) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with Pakistan went from a deficit of $5,358,278 in the 4th quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $32,749,435 in the 4th quarter of 2017.

Pakistan was Russia’s 79th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 90th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0881% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0606% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Pakistan was Russia’s 73rd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 87th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0875% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0461% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Pakistan was Russia’s 70th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 72nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0891% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0839% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

The major share of Russian exports to Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 55.30% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (11.61% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.26% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (45.19% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.42% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (10.51% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.77% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (21.62% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.22% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (8.95% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.93% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (1.71% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $46,447,459;
  • 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 $3,943,584;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,910,144;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,761,416;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,590,176;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $755,785;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $730,704;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $512,773.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $2,328,122;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,175,971;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,095,592;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $745,486;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $669,163.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 14,488,216 16.10 16,816,338-13.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 365,175 0.41 568,119-35.72
10 Cereals 526,541 0.59 13,7683,724.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 148,520 0.17 60,740144.52
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 5,000 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 248,758 0.28 917,921-72.90
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,448,197 4.94 2,538,05375.26
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,394,903 5.99 1,451,319271.72
29 Organic chemicals 537,046 0.60 1,282,532-58.13
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,700,029 1.89 109,8531,447.55
31 Fertilizers 755,785 0.84 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 28,479-100.00
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 1,722 0.00 8,000-78.48
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 308,825 0.34 311,321-0.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,440 0.03 42,092-37.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,555,932 1.73 825,22888.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 10-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 281,787 0.31 546,290-48.42
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,560 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,709,259 7.46 7,804,851-14.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 100 0.00 660-84.85
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 7,000-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 27,672 0.03 6464,183.59
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 15-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4 0.00 547-99.27
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 15-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3 0.00 160-98.13
70 Glass and glassware 5,150 0.01 2,519104.45
72 Iron and steel 47,753,972 53.06 1,306,5133,555.07
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,984,846 2.21 3,160,817-37.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,594 0.01 1773,060.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,331 0.00 15,505-78.52
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 350-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 1,597-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 16,185 0.02 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1 0.00 1,560-99.94
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,081,930 2.31 320,514549.56
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 157,601 0.18 232,797-32.30
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 121,559 0.14 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 73,201 0.08 18,909287.12
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 201,302 0.22 89,819124.12
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 0 0.00 4,363-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 35-100.00
SS Classified 57,875 0.06 144 164-59.85

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 65.01% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (69.58% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.09% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (7.12% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.04% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (8.48% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.69% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (2.20% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.31% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (0.69% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.39% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.18% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $4,176,251;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,287,835;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $1,330,653;
  • 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 $1,274,020;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $1,212,522;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,179,054;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $676,446;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $583,303;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $567,193;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $413,883;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $366,852;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $279,486.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $506,503;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $341,281;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $242,030.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 355,185 0.62 75,699369.21
10 Cereals 5,194,125 9.07 2,906,29078.72
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 25,573 0.04 9,544167.95
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 198,976 0.35 52,626278.09
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,732 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 377-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 2,128-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 83,463-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 220,846 0.39 277,639-20.46
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,582 0.00 243,612-99.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 8,152-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 3,671-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,745,442 6.54 2,566,38845.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 6,069-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,682 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 14,006 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 45,721 0.08 11,647292.56
39 Plastics and articles thereof 783,690 1.37 1,124,971-30.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,570 0.02 10,92915.02
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 559,853 0.98 145,970283.54
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,765,154 6.58 2,491,13451.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,606 0.00 3,070-15.11
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,506 0.00 2,310-34.81
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 708 0.00 8,260-91.43
52 Cotton 3,930,352 6.87 2,717,83044.61
54 Man-made filaments 2,118,772 3.70 788,119168.84
55 Man-made staple fibers 979,544 1.71 1,037,568-5.59
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 159,172 0.28 87,97280.93
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 19,507 0.03 32,207-39.43
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 44 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,870 0.01 2,933100.14
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 52,036-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10,918,665 19.07 10,975,157-0.51
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14,263,213 24.92 10,086,96241.40
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,743,764 6.54 3,160,46118.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 954,414 1.67 1,460,917-34.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 124,404 0.22 207,826-40.14
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 221 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 138,202 0.24 122,96112.39
69 Ceramic products 3,794 0.01 2515,076.00
70 Glass and glassware 6,848 0.01 4116,602.44
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28,886 0.05 7339,469.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 42,340 0.07 6,463555.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 88 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 34,219 0.06 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 664,842 1.16 297,990123.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,303 0.01 2592,719.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,163 0.01 1,070195.61
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 2,527 0.00 1,197111.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,288 0.00 859166.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,531,212 2.67 964,01958.84
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 950-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 25,025 0.04 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 271,196 0.47 337,960-19.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,287,057 4.00 1,610,61142.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 46,697 0.08 3,4591,250.01
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia