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

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan totaled $717,550,630, up 4.31% ($29,663,051) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2017 totaled $692,304,732, up 4.66% ($30,822,791) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2017 were $25,245,898, down 4.39% ($1,159,740) from 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in 2017 was $667,058,834, a 5.04% increase ($31,982,531) over 2016.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 70th largest trading partner in 2017 (just as in 2016), accounting for 0.1229% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1471% in 2016).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 62nd largest export market in 2017 (down from 57th in 2016), accounting for 0.1939% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2317% in 2016).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 99th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 101st in 2016), accounting for 0.0111% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0145% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 27.51% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (30.02% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 25.37% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (22.84% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.15% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (16.76% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.78% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (10.53% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.41% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.64% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.23% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (6.31% in 2016).

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $20,490,474;
  • 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 $4,117,711;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,835,903;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,713,024;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,637,887.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan 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 $8,752,128;
  • 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 $5,380,868;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,013,606;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2,653,854.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
01 Live animals 336,665 0.05 261,90828.54
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,306,308 0.33 2,966,464-22.25
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,453,786 0.21 661,951119.62
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8,092,525 1.17 6,692,13520.93
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,000 0.00 6,396-37.46
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 79,396 0.01 344,330-76.94
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,254,452 0.33 1,248,71780.54
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 142,768 0.02 223,185-36.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 913,151 0.13 522,17274.88
10 Cereals 76,163 0.01 442,126-82.77
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,679,326 0.82 6,283,169-9.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 277,738 0.04 111,933148.13
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,111 0.00 6,676-83.36
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 63,679,839 9.20 43,189,36547.44
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,018,095 0.15 790,91028.72
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 18,652,651 2.69 19,358,115-3.64
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 18,211,637 2.63 18,731,071-2.77
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 23,362,875 3.37 23,556,839-0.82
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,495,924 0.50 2,967,58717.80
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,963,997 1.29 6,250,97343.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,553,532 1.24 8,023,3846.61
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,296,307 0.48 3,630,801-9.21
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,817,863 0.70 4,823,588-0.12
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 708,364 0.10 78,555801.74
26 Ores, slag and ash 85,859 0.01 101,238-15.19
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 189,625,883 27.39 198,378,011-4.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 53,330,035 7.70 58,710,903-9.17
29 Organic chemicals 582,556 0.08 812,564-28.31
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,969,269 1.15 8,522,204-6.49
31 Fertilizers 1,350,496 0.20 2,568,918-47.43
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,737,140 0.54 5,611,027-33.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,924,169 1.14 6,043,43331.12
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 8,997,088 1.30 9,691,531-7.17
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 228,209 0.03 158,20944.25
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 4,574,509 0.66 2,773,19064.95
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 5,075 0.00 12,914-60.70
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,191,124 0.75 3,836,06635.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,829,726 0.84 6,025,616-3.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,193,229 0.75 6,091,046-14.74
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 36,156 0.01 19718,253.30
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 72,717 0.01 70,3823.32
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 69 0.00 534-87.08
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 44,233,008 6.39 46,886,862-5.66
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 660-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 388 0.00 972-60.08
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 573,415 0.08 274,325109.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 12,115,356 1.75 9,279,45330.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,312,711 0.19 682,77592.26
52 Cotton 91 0.00 274-66.79
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 690 0.00 88684.09
54 Man-made filaments 43,198 0.01 23,13586.72
55 Man-made staple fibers 29,487 0.00 12245,625.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 938,584 0.14 690,45735.94
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 263,902 0.04 25,875919.91
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 317 0.00 2,740-88.43
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 749,098 0.11 776,536-3.53
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 213,623 0.03 274,357-22.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 110,778 0.02 319,256-65.30
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 498,184 0.07 783,360-36.40
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 278,530 0.04 270,9252.81
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,079 0.00 86,323-88.32
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 10,336 0.00 3,135229.70
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,969 0.00 220795.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,689,216 1.11 7,584,3101.38
69 Ceramic products 3,108,614 0.45 4,623,786-32.77
70 Glass and glassware 4,203,081 0.61 3,174,33932.41
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 11,097-100.00
72 Iron and steel 52,832,500 7.63 50,194,6135.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,578,565 2.68 17,233,8677.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 323,619 0.05 315,5702.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 803,389 0.12 358,301124.22
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 357-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 15,900 0.00 3055,113.11
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,863-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 449 0.00 76,314.29
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 252,924 0.04 299,715-15.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,790,738 0.26 1,249,87243.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,933,592 2.16 17,947,198-16.79
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 20,929,070 3.02 16,811,35924.49
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 249,109 0.04 76,718224.71
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,474,916 0.65 4,264,6594.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 20,371-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,525,823 0.36 2,651,330-4.73
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,393 0.00 19,192-92.74
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 266 0.00 361,739-99.93
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 2,274,614 0.33 2,496,200-8.88
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 174,959 0.03 358,506-51.20
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 506,285 0.07 340,58948.65
SS Classified 24,140,184 3.49 10 121 005138.52

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 89.24% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (90.78% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.96% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (6.21% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.43% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (1.09% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.23% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.12% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (1.80% in 2016).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,027,068;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $452,733;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $158,912;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $117,373;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $97,145.

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $2,612,178;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $354,792;
  • 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 $89,759.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
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 44,057 0.17 74,618-40.96
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,787,480 7.08 1,334,74733.92
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 15,860 0.06 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 21,803 0.09 4105,217.80
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 114,949 0.46 150,583-23.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 25,303 0.10 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 58,027-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,347 0.01 10,084-86.64
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 3,348-100.00
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 30,687 0.12 385,479-92.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 360,111 1.43 288,66924.75
50 Silk 10,465 0.04 7,05448.36
52 Cotton 19,769,402 78.31 22,381,580-11.67
54 Man-made filaments 24,515 0.10 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,706 0.03 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6,077 0.02 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 54,279 0.22 42,91026.49
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 112,768 0.45 15,623621.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,513,298 9.96 1,486,23069.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8,560 0.03 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 23,160 0.09 38,031-39.10
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 16,765-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,970 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 117,373 0.46 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 32,188 0.13 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 158,912 0.63 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia