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

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan was $187,304,954, down 13.73% ($29,800,013) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $171,435,802, down 18.52% ($38,974,677) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $15,869,152, up 137.05% ($9,174,664) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $155,566,650, a 23.64% decrease ($48,149,341) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 74th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 66th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1121% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1593% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 64th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 52nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1667% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2510% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 91st largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 100th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0247% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0128% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 25.72% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (26.34% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 25.51% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (29.05% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.68% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (15.05% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.05% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (10.97% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.68% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.29% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (7.44% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $943,309;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $829,387;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $740,102;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $528,726.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $17,680,894;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $9,311,581;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,458,970;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,000,313;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2,856,204;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,410,741;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,387,579;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $634,272;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $547,231;
  • 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 $516,621.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
01 Live animals 14,930 0.01 82,408-81.88
02 Meat and edible meat offal 882,097 0.51 821,1197.43
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 232,069 0.14 113,505104.46
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,827,050 1.07 1,588,34115.03
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 344,330-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 596,576 0.35 403,90447.70
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,119 0.00 37,995-91.79
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 215,080 0.13 148,76144.58
10 Cereals 63,305 0.04 29,712113.06
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,647,799 0.96 1,952,372-15.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 143,332 0.08 38,118276.02
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 50 0.00 2,772-98.20
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 13,323,247 7.77 16,179,451-17.65
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 328,951 0.19 324,8171.27
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,098,934 1.81 12,410,515-75.03
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,397,417 3.73 6,223,9262.79
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,025,172 4.10 7,572,403-7.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,223,578 0.71 723,11669.21
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,654,596 1.55 1,711,28755.12
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,022,749 1.18 2,150,318-5.93
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 857,064 0.50 1,061,631-19.27
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,541,272 0.90 1,509,3572.11
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 262,633 0.15 30,185770.08
26 Ores, slag and ash 66,068 0.04 12,793416.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 43,398,270 25.31 61,079,164-28.95
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14,317,712 8.35 14,834,333-3.48
29 Organic chemicals 173,842 0.10 216,623-19.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,961,490 1.73 3,283,097-9.80
31 Fertilizers 37,323 0.02 473,148-92.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 755,981 0.44 1,115,141-32.21
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,392,409 1.40 1,959,02422.12
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 3,329,809 1.94 3,369,721-1.18
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 30,683 0.02 31,747-3.35
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,093,211 0.64 981,78411.35
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,736 0.00 1,41193.91
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,326,530 1.36 1,586,42846.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,406,341 0.82 2,040,613-31.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,487,525 0.87 1,774,636-16.18
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 11 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 14,703 0.01 24,581-40.19
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 69 0.00 302-77.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,642,202 7.37 14,052,943-10.04
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 386-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 271-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 285,828 0.17 66,455330.11
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,372,820 1.97 2,543,43332.61
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 298,255 0.17 172,38473.02
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 34 0.00 62-45.16
54 Man-made filaments 16,942 0.01 3095,382.85
55 Man-made staple fibers 29,487 0.02 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 247,494 0.14 100,792145.55
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 41,727 0.02 1,8802,119.52
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 194,014 0.11 249,443-22.22
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 43,982 0.03 82,595-46.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24,345 0.01 90,730-73.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 150,629 0.09 285,575-47.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 101,882 0.06 89,10814.34
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,559 0.00 21,398-83.37
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 257 0.00 1,264-79.67
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,466 0.00 1111,220.72
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,523,941 1.47 2,165,46516.55
69 Ceramic products 877,603 0.51 1,016,439-13.66
70 Glass and glassware 1,475,120 0.86 1,250,84717.93
72 Iron and steel 9,999,361 5.83 14,458,331-30.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,408,564 3.74 7,796,143-17.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 129,764 0.08 121,1317.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 102,278 0.06 284,599-64.06
79 Zinc and articles thereof 15,900 0.01 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,863-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 142,522 0.08 63,250125.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 438,183 0.26 349,57325.35
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,170,231 2.43 8,170,544-48.96
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 5,249,511 3.06 4,754,05310.42
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 170,923 0.10 3,0105,578.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,437,587 1.42 1,908,86127.70
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 18,704-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 469,111 0.27 789,687-40.60
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,240 0.00 13,702-90.95
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 21 0.00 359,453-99.99
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 600,778 0.35 702,034-14.42
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 105,528 0.06 97,6538.06
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 196,961 0.11 78,109152.16
SS Classified 310,019 0.18 0

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of Russian imports from Tajikistan 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) - 91.66% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (90.85% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.17% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (6.66% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (1.94% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $8,076,990;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $690,880;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $336,973;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $78,733.

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

  • 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 $89,759.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 21,721-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 38,954 0.25 23,66364.62
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,042,568 6.57 351,688196.45
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 15,860 0.10 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14,898 0.09 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 26,266 0.17 48,987-46.38
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 89,759-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 40,416-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 69,190 0.44 36,18291.23
50 Silk 0 0.00 5,005-100.00
52 Cotton 13,557,639 85.43 5,480,649147.37
54 Man-made filaments 1,969 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,095 0.01 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 34,313 0.22 16,095113.19
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 41,587 0.26 3,0551,261.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 906,474 5.71 569,50159.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,119 0.01 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 7,767-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,970 0.03 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 78,733 0.50 0
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 1,628 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 31,889 0.20 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia