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Russian trade with Mongolia in 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 Mongolia in 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Mongolia

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Mongolia totaled $1,368,097,732, up 46.86% ($436,517,292) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Mongolia in 2017 totaled $1,326,861,299, up 48.14% ($431,189,578) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Mongolia in 2017 totaled $41,236,433, up 14.84% ($5,327,714) from 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mongolia in 2017 was $1,285,624,866, a 49.53% increase ($425,861,864) over 2016.

Mongolia was Russia’s 59th largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 60th in 2016), accounting for 0.2342% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1992% in 2016).

Mongolia was Russia’s 46th largest export market in 2017 (up from 50th in 2016), accounting for 0.3716% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3137% in 2016).

Mongolia was Russia’s 96th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 94th in 2016), accounting for 0.0182% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0197% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 63.37% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (60.34% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.56% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (18.29% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.93% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (8.32% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.60% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (7.17% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.67% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (2.42% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mongolia in 2017 over 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 $300,212,653;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $28,650,211;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $20,760,363;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $19,306,558;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $18,331,048;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $9,229,562;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $8,126,362;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $7,622,938;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $4,851,683;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $4,305,772;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $4,036,128.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mongolia in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $23,700,423;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $4,930,810.
Russia’s exports to Mongolia in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
01 Live animals 908,206 0.07 311,581191.48
02 Meat and edible meat offal 231,273 0.02 1,808,057-87.21
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 36,280 0.00 31,86813.84
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10,015,602 0.75 7,434,12934.72
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 46,757 0.00 9,619386.09
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 272,511 0.02 714,766-61.87
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,798,558 0.21 2,271,81723.19
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 904,488 0.07 623,93444.97
10 Cereals 16,373,373 1.23 40,073,796-59.14
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,399,171 0.33 9,329,981-52.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 31,564,582 2.38 2,914,371983.07
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 20,242 0.00 24,419-17.11
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 19,779,589 1.49 18,293,0888.13
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,188,831 0.16 1,453,18050.62
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7,702,954 0.58 7,318,8945.25
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 23,243,587 1.75 19,207,45921.01
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 21,548,276 1.62 17,994,67919.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,428,250 0.26 3,120,0149.88
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17,220,343 1.30 13,285,23529.62
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,294,919 0.63 9,726,310-14.72
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,868,878 0.52 4,416,18555.54
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,115,073 0.16 3,456,776-38.81
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,386,760 0.10 1,257,54710.28
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 839,387,928 63.26 539,175,27555.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,431,852 0.11 1,364,4454.94
29 Organic chemicals 11,655,988 0.88 6,804,30571.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,579,454 0.80 8,416,32625.70
31 Fertilizers 27,038,478 2.04 17,808,91651.83
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,122,981 0.24 2,188,84742.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,165,940 0.84 3,543,002215.15
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 9,963,347 0.75 7,858,70526.78
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 284,589 0.02 168,02669.37
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 7,714,884 0.58 3,853,680100.20
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 5,023 0.00 4,7555.64
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,309,200 0.78 6,003,42871.72
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,069,756 0.38 4,067,06824.65
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,526,682 0.19 2,178,83715.96
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,345,644 0.10 849,06358.49
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 17,697 0.00 46,006-61.53
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4,587 0.00 14,151-67.59
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,470,315 0.41 3,038,20580.05
45 Cork and articles of cork 7,433 0.00 5,15044.33
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3,861 0.00 3321,062.95
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,047,750 0.15 1,572,95330.19
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,986,991 0.23 2,049,50045.74
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 112,438 0.01 68,73563.58
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 325,419 0.02 13,4152,325.78
52 Cotton 191,092 0.01 172,20710.97
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 863 0.00 52365.01
54 Man-made filaments 6,309 0.00 5,01825.73
55 Man-made staple fibers 10,231 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 618,227 0.05 422,66846.27
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 118,845 0.01 37,219219.31
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,462 0.00 4,127-16.11
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 132,416 0.01 75,70774.91
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,401 0.00 674107.86
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 404,039 0.03 178,698126.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 379,020 0.03 278,57136.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 109,439 0.01 109,3210.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 722,210 0.05 737,404-2.06
65 Headgear and parts thereof 51,483 0.00 79,797-35.48
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,157 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2,638 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,789,210 0.51 4,737,29743.31
69 Ceramic products 941,959 0.07 659,68542.79
70 Glass and glassware 10,803,482 0.81 9,653,35111.91
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 91,444 0.01 21,522324.89
72 Iron and steel 29,596,813 2.23 11,265,765162.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,540,083 1.17 7,413,721109.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 192,843 0.01 267,876-28.01
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,250 0.00 2110,614.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,268,342 0.17 1,690,84834.15
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,483 0.00 194664.43
79 Zinc and articles thereof 24,480 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 35,558 0.00 8,361325.28
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,057 0.00 1,895-44.22
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 415,421 0.03 480,327-13.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 664,405 0.05 501,93432.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40,136,562 3.02 19,376,199107.14
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 46,750,608 3.52 46,554,6270.42
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 21,025,709 1.58 1,719,1511,123.03
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,060,883 0.68 5,783,07456.68
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 29,659 0.00 51,273-42.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,465,930 0.11 1,037,64641.27
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,028 0.00 12,371-83.61
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,657 0.00 1,17740.78
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 2,124,720 0.16 1,532,59538.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 236,289 0.02 121,92093.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,830,286 0.14 4,391,221-58.32
SS Classified 148,566 0.01 114 90629.29

Russia’s Imports from Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 69.96% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (75.08% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.48% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (18.83% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.03% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (5.89% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mongolia in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $2,113,340;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,277,080;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $743,916;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $582,927;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $327,463;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $215,909;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $162,011.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mongolia in 2017 over 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 $151,197.
Russia’s imports from Mongolia in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,596,071 16.00 5,852,15512.71
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 430 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 215,909 0.52 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14,800 0.04 11,18532.32
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 207,963 0.50 325,280-36.07
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,095-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 826,730 2.00 243,803239.10
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,022 0.01 6,277-35.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 262 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 77,020 0.19 174,229-55.79
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 90,815 0.22 146,497-38.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 26,374,563 63.96 24,261,2238.71
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,149,479 5.21 2,224,937-3.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 322,939 0.78 474,136-31.89
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12,924 0.03 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 654-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20,650 0.05 15,58532.50
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13,213 0.03 2,499428.73
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,909 0.01 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 982-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,223 0.03 5520,305.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,343 0.02 19,166-61.69
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 438,125 1.06 276,11458.68
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 746 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 135,443 0.33 71,02590.70
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,293 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,857,373 6.93 1,580,29380.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 360,194 0.87 32,7311,000.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 127,835 0.31 35,137263.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 79,788 0.19 48,56164.30
65 Headgear and parts thereof 136,654 0.33 69,68396.11
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,504 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 1,929 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 1,103 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,429 0.01 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,335 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,427 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 158 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 760 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,165 0.06 14,79470.10
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 33,451 0.08 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 118 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,221 0.00 133818.05
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 74,086 0.18 20,490261.57
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 31 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia