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

Russia’s Trade with Yemen

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Yemen totaled $304,093,642, up 94.68% ($147,890,506) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2017 totaled $304,068,155, up 94.88% ($148,037,228) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2017 were $25,487, down 85.20% ($146,722) from 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Yemen in 2017 was $304,042,668, a 95.08% increase ($148,183,950) over 2016.

Yemen was Russia’s 89th largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 103rd in 2016), accounting for 0.0521% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0334% in 2016).

Yemen was Russia’s 75th largest export market in 2017 (up from 90th in 2016), accounting for 0.0852% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0547% in 2016).

Yemen was Russia’s 181st largest supplier in 2017 (down from 162nd in 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0001% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.06% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (97.89% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.72% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (0.80% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.08% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (1.27% in 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $115,177,220;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $31,312,787;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,317,397.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Yemen 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
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 600,105 0.20 1,044,361-42.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 402,241 0.13 282,93142.17
10 Cereals 266,565,470 87.67 151,388,25076.08
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 30,015-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 202,655 0.07 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,012 0.00 17,444-59.80
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,277,564 1.08 1,960,16767.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 10,394-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 157,077 0.05 27,879463.42
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26,255 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 25,248 0.01 3,274671.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,157 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 34,630 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 10,625 0.00 4265,525.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 32,565,377 10.71 1,252,5902,499.84
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 800-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 90 0.00 141-36.17
70 Glass and glassware 147,897 0.05 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 25,788 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 2,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,345 0.00 10,676-3.10
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,619 0.00 1661,800.00

Russia’s Imports from Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 96.06% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (99.87% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.33% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (0.11% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.40% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (0.00% in 2016).

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $594;
  • 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 $356.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $147,505;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $191.
Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24,482 96.06 171,987-85.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 594 2.33 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 191-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 55 0.22 27103.70
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 4-100.00
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 356 1.40 0
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