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Dynamics of Russian trade with Belarus 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 Belarus from 2010 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.
Dynamics of Russia’s foreign trade with Belarus from 2010 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 28,034 39,439 38,841 34,188 31,504 24,189 23,457 30,193
Exports 18,081 24,930 25,098 20,228 19,718 15,336 14,051 18,425
Imports 9,954 14,509 13,743 13,959 11,786 8,852 9,406 11,768
Balance 8,127 10,422 11,355 6,269 7,931 6,484 4,644 6,656
Dynamics of the rank and share of Belarus in Russia’s foreign trade from 2010 to 2017
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in Russia’s trade 6 6 6 6 5 5 4 4
Share in Russia’s trade, % 4.48 4.80 4.61 4.06 4.02 4.60 5.01 5.17
Rank in Russia’s exports 7 7 7 7 7 6 4 4
Share in Russia’s exports, % 4.55 4.82 4.78 3.84 3.97 4.46 4.92 5.16
Rank in Russia’s import 8 6 7 6 5 4 4 4
Share in Russia’s imports, % 4.35 4.75 4.33 4.43 4.12 4.85 5.16 5.19
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s exports to Belarus 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) 3.8 2.5 2.5 4.0 4.9 5.0 5.8 5.5
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 58.3 66.7 71.5 59.8 60.6 58.9 52.9 51.8
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 8.9 6.9 6.2 8.5 8.2 9.3 10.3 10.2
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 1.9 1.3 1.2 1.8 2.1 1.8 2.1 1.9
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 2.0 1.5 0.7 1.0 1.4 1.5 1.8 1.6
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.5
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 13.3 11.5 8.3 11.3 10.6 9.8 10.7 12.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 9.5 7.7 7.8 11.0 9.1 10.4 12.4 13.6
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s imports from Belarus 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) 27.0 22.4 13.7 21.0 30.3 36.4 34.4 33.1
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 1.2 1.5 2.2 6.2 9.9 6.2 3.1 3.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 10.7 9.5 10.8 10.3 11.7 11.8 12.0 11.9
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 2.6 2.3 2.1 3.4 2.3 2.6 2.8 2.7
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 9.2 7.4 8.9 7.8 6.8 5.8 7.0 6.5
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 8.4 7.9 14.5 9.7 7.3 6.1 6.4 7.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 32.7 42.3 41.6 34.9 24.5 24.7 28.3 29.7
Dynamics of Russia’s exports to Belarus 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
01 Live animals 3 2 0 1 1 2 1 2
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1 2 3 7 17 10 25 22
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 38 42 28 54 65 46 49 54
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 30 27 31 44 48 40 33 37
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4 5 2 3 3 3 4 6
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1 1 28 32 28 21 24 31
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 46 41 26 34 36 36 38 47
10 Cereals 12 9 23 5 5 5 8 24
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 25 19 11 10 19 17 20 22
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11 15 12 13 20 23 25 32
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2 3 1 1 2 2 2 5
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 52 67 87 68 86 76 86 121
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 22 25 4 11 13 10 14 21
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 11 17 19 29 38 26 32 64
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 44 33 47 82 85 62 64 68
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 95 64 58 94 114 98 93 109
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 48 26 33 46 48 44 44 54
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 90 74 52 98 122 102 108 130
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 78 65 75 75 59 45 43 47
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 24 33 36 53 116 42 58 76
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 47 44 41 45 38 61 37 30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 166 155 216 189 167 73 123 141
26 Ores, slag and ash 4 2 9 5 2 2 14 25
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10373 16472 17708 11900 11775 8954 7294 9380
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 113 143 154 163 152 123 120 154
29 Organic chemicals 247 221 227 246 248 166 180 275
30 Pharmaceutical products 37 55 40 56 60 58 73 95
31 Fertilizers 186 223 173 142 74 72 45 63
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 45 46 36 40 38 37 42 57
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 57 44 44 67 88 85 107 147
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 71 59 49 85 110 81 85 101
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10 10 8 9 12 9 10 14
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 4 4 4 5 4 2 1 2
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2 2 1 2 3 4 3 4
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 87 90 84 87 81 59 70 99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 493 521 422 544 583 571 542 665
40 Rubber and articles thereof 256 308 309 270 172 152 166 212
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 36 42 30 28 27 18 22 24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2 2 3 5 10 9 9 10
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 7 12 42 18 4 2 2 4
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 73 82 87 95 83 64 62 87
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 38 33 25 22 18 12 10 17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 192 194 172 194 279 174 196 232
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 40 26 20 45 42 30 21 23
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 26 40 12 12 8 9 6 9
52 Cotton 33 32 20 20 25 16 17 23
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1
54 Man-made filaments 20 20 10 12 10 7 9 17
55 Man-made staple fibers 16 14 22 24 25 15 18 18
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 17 21 18 19 20 16 17 21
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7 9 5 5 4 4 5 6
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 15 17 12 12 11 7 8 10
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3 4 3 5 5 4 4 8
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 19 27 21 24 37 33 38 49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13 15 15 29 50 44 49 55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8 7 4 8 9 8 10 12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 169 150 26 34 63 63 61 65
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3 2 2 4 4 3 3 3
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 54 49 52 63 63 51 55 64
69 Ceramic products 29 27 31 27 32 27 25 29
70 Glass and glassware​ 63 65 60 88 82 54 65 75
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0 134 160 159 117 125 85
72 Iron and steel 1499 1833 1117 1281 1195 815 802 1253
73 Articles of iron or steel 474 510 434 458 431 334 335 511
74 Copper and articles thereof 185 251 278 251 200 137 113 139
75 Nickel and articles thereof 8 12 8 5 6 3 4 5
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 153 176 156 185 170 130 167 211
78 Lead and articles thereof 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2
79 Zinc and articles thereof 10 13 12 13 12 13 17 22
80 Tin and articles thereof 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 2
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2 4 2 2 3 2 1 3
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 32 31 39 46 36 26 28 37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 33 33 28 34 38 32 33 43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 765 838 727 821 632 599 599 1000
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 483 556 573 782 615 531 582 741
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 141 212 205 96 87 45 33 52
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 233 214 373 457 391 351 442 581
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 93 103 74 72 76 69 89 136
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 1
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 43 40 54 78 71 66 53 69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8 5 9 16 21 20 20 27
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6 7 35 40 97 88 77 90
SS Classified 179 220 40 16 25 62 126 109
Dynamics of Russia’s imports from Belarus 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
01 Live animals 14 32 13 9 0 3 7 4
02 Meat and edible meat offal 664 838 349 531 677 588 601 671
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 13 20 19 63 99 96 103 118
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1420 1548 1086 1665 1762 1538 1614 1965
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2 2 1 2 1 3 3 4
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1 4 1 1 3 4 8 22
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 54 69 33 92 147 151 141 176
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 11 35 24 71 102 166 80 71
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 1 10 13 0 1 1 2
10 Cereals 1 1 0 0 1 6 19 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 32 35 19 30 36 28 45 36
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2 3 28 2 1 2 2 3
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10 17 11 10 10 9 9 10
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 203 282 180 250 318 194 213 308
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 153 169 8 15 156 180 134 112
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 21 29 5 16 34 29 32 53
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 29 56 39 34 46 47 67 114
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 19 30 6 17 28 35 36 62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 14 28 13 20 28 49 31 43
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 25 32 18 38 46 42 54 77
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3 18 24 54 74 46 35 39
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 72 110 74 125 189 127 171 220
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 1
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 52 104 224 744 972 418 125 135
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10 12 6 8 10 11 18 29
29 Organic chemicals 14 25 92 20 25 21 30 36
30 Pharmaceutical products 73 80 76 93 108 101 110 149
31 Fertilizers 14 13 2 2 19 21 17 64
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 28 49 187 129 129 52 43 62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 54 60 99 106 58 41 44 62
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 13 13 18 18 19 22 35
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7 8 5 7 10 9 13 12
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3 4 0 3 1 1 1 3
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 32 74 44 57 72 65 83 91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 556 673 596 637 694 553 614 694
40 Rubber and articles thereof 269 364 368 363 235 147 135 162
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 10 11 6 6 7 6 13 13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8 9 6 10 6 4 5 9
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13 22 41 3 3 7 5 9
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 93 116 177 321 149 136 175 208
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0 5 5 4 6 4 7
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 137 187 98 107 101 71 72 89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 26 24 9 46 19 14 11 13
50 Silk 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 11 16 10 7 3 1 3 4
52 Cotton 20 25 8 16 14 12 16 18
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 13 20 18 15 12 8 7 10
54 Man-made filaments 98 127 98 129 91 72 70 81
55 Man-made staple fibers 130 130 83 109 70 67 83 96
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 41 52 25 38 36 27 28 38
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 25 32 16 25 29 24 25 41
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 11 15 8 11 10 8 10 16
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 45 56 33 28 27 27 40 41
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 21 30 13 14 12 12 25 32
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 161 175 395 225 167 96 117 133
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 192 236 345 260 201 82 90 114
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 23 27 24 87 24 21 72 47
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 121 121 146 112 96 54 68 86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8 8 2 1 4 2 2 3
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 112 160 259 232 181 85 81 101
69 Ceramic products 100 120 78 112 109 67 67 87
70 Glass and glassware​ 114 137 86 79 86 65 71 88
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 57 66 68 44 41 45
72 Iron and steel 228 370 65 192 266 105 97 156
73 Articles of iron or steel 426 554 528 419 398 297 338 461
74 Copper and articles thereof 20 25 17 16 14 12 8 9
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 94 122 111 136 118 81 86 101
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13 19 1243 549 20 17 22 35
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 49 61 28 39 38 29 50 69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 1086 1394 2185 1956 1118 719 828 1012
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 556 736 1026 848 629 387 487 686
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 8 20 11 45 43 15 18 73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1493 3837 1562 1247 886 914 1195 1590
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 112 146 928 778 212 148 133 138
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 2 3 6 2 2 2 2 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 271 339 235 310 325 234 199 278
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 60 71 60 64 56 47 56 59
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3 3 3 5 7 8 10 16
SS Classified 114 111 9 30 5 11 9 3
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia