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Dynamics of Russian trade with Afghanistan from 2010 to 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The dynamics of Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Afghanistan from 2010 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.
Dynamics of Russia’s foreign trade with Afghanistan from 2010 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 571 985 950 645 966 159 190 208
Exports 549 954 939 631 953 150 184 205
Imports 22 31 11 14 13 9 6 3
Balance 527 923 927 617 940 141 178 202
Dynamics of the rank and share of Afghanistan in Russia’s foreign trade from 2010 to 2017
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in Russia’s trade 68 69 69 79 68 99 100 99
Share in Russia’s trade, % 0.091 0.120 0.113 0.077 0.123 0.030 0.041 0.036
Rank in Russia’s exports 61 58 56 66 56 89 85 85
Share in Russia’s exports, % 0.138 0.185 0.179 0.120 0.192 0.044 0.065 0.058
Rank in Russia’s import 102 104 115 116 117 113 124 136
Share in Russia’s imports, % 0.010 0.010 0.004 0.005 0.005 0.005 0.003 0.001
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s exports to Afghanistan by product types from 2010 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 2.2 1.6 1.9 3.1 3.1 20.7 21.8 16.9
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 72.3 67.3 61.8 48.5 24.5 24.4 48.4 49.3
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 1.3 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.7 3.0 2.2 2.8
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 10.6 8.3 6.8 8.9 4.2 23.2 16.3 18.6
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 6.1 3.1 3.5 1.8 8.1 21.1 9.5 9.4
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 5.2 2.1 2.8 2.6 2.0 5.8 1.2 2.3
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s imports from Afghanistan by product types from 2010 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 85.7 84.1 97.9 96.6 87.3 99.9 99.4 67.3
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.8 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.1
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 1.7 4.9 1.5 0.4 8.9 0.1 0.0 12.7
Dynamics of Russia’s exports to Afghanistan from 2010 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5.1 2.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 2.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6.8 8.8 17.0 19.7 29.9 30.8 38.4 33.6
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.2 1.5 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 397.2 642.3 580.3 306.0 233.1 36.6 89.1 101.1
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3 1.2
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.7
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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 2.6 4.3 3.2 2.3 2.9 2.3 1.2 0.9
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2.1 0.5 1.9 1.6 0.9 1.0 1.2 1.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.1 0.4 0.4 1.4 1.0 0.1 0.3 0.7
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1.9 1.6 1.9 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.1
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 58.0 78.9 63.7 55.8 40.2 34.7 30.0 37.4
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
72 Iron and steel 33.2 27.7 31.2 9.9 76.9 31.0 17.3 19.2
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.2 0.5 0.7 1.1 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.1
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.9 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 6.9 7.6 12.8 6.0 11.0 5.0 1.0 2.2
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 1.2 2.0 4.2 2.1 2.2 1.2 0.4 1.3
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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 19.6 9.4 6.9 7.7 5.1 2.0 0.8 0.9
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.7 1.3 2.1 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.2
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 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
SS Classified 12.1 160.7 209.2 213.9 545.8 2.7 0.8 1.1
Dynamics of Russia’s imports from Afghanistan from 2010 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 10.9 0.0 2.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 18.7 14.9 10.8 11.7 11.2 9.1 6.0 1.8
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.2
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
52 Cotton 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.4 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.2
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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
SS Classified 2.5 2.9 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.6
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia