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Dynamics of Russian trade with Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria from 2010 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.
Dynamics of Russia’s foreign trade with Bulgaria from 2010 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 3,956 4,182 4,956 2,919 2,115 2,361 2,800 3,448
Exports 3,416 3,493 4,262 2,217 1,463 1,887 2,319 2,900
Imports 540 689 694 702 652 474 481 549
Balance 2,876 2,804 3,568 1,515 811 1,414 1,837 2,351
Dynamics of the rank and share of Bulgaria in Russia’s foreign trade from 2010 to 2017
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in Russia’s trade 27 29 29 42 46 39 34 36
Share in Russia’s trade, % 0.63 0.51 0.59 0.35 0.27 0.45 0.60 0.59
Rank in Russia’s exports 26 27 27 35 44 37 28 29
Share in Russia’s exports, % 0.86 0.68 0.81 0.42 0.29 0.55 0.81 0.81
Rank in Russia’s import 46 46 48 50 50 51 50 51
Share in Russia’s imports, % 0.24 0.23 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.26 0.26 0.24
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s exports to Bulgaria 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) 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 87.3 87.3 88.9 78.2 51.9 78.6 86.1 75.4
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 0.8 1.7 1.2 3.3 4.6 3.5 2.7 2.3
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.8 0.8 0.6 1.1 1.7 1.0 0.7 0.6
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0
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) 2.2 3.3 1.8 2.7 28.1 3.9 2.8 3.7
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 6.7 4.6 6.1 12.1 12.6 6.6 6.4 15.6
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s imports from Bulgaria 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) 13.0 10.9 11.9 10.3 10.9 11.6 9.4 6.7
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.1 0.7 2.0 1.8 0.8 2.1 0.6 0.3
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 40.9 36.4 33.8 33.5 36.2 37.7 33.1 36.4
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 1.6 1.6 1.3
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 5.3 5.9 6.6 7.3 7.3 6.9 10.1 11.1
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) 4.0 4.1 4.4 4.7 3.1 3.2 3.7 4.8
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 31.7 37.0 34.4 37.0 36.5 32.6 34.5 35.9
Dynamics of Russia’s exports to Bulgaria 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 1 1 0 0 1 1
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0 29 6 0 4 0 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2983 3050 3759 1728 760 1479 1997 2187
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5 7 4 4 4 6 3 3
29 Organic chemicals 1 3 5 6 6 9 13 3
31 Fertilizers 6 25 21 37 33 22 21 27
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1
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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1 2 2 1 2 3 0 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 1 1 1 1 3 1 1
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6 4 5 7 7 5 8 12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9 16 13 17 14 16 15 19
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 1 3 4 3 3 3 6 7
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 18 24 23 19 21 12 11 9
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10 2 0 2 1 5 0 1
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4 3 4 4 4 5 5 6
69 Ceramic products 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
70 Glass and glassware​ 2 0 0 0 1 3 5 7
72 Iron and steel 35 32 35 37 31 38 27 29
73 Articles of iron or steel 5 7 5 5 358 3 5 47
74 Copper and articles thereof 3 8 3 0 1 0 0 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 30 64 30 8 9 21 27 27
78 Lead and articles thereof 4 3 2 8 12 9 5 3
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 138 136 121 140 120 94 89 376
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 39 7 6 22 35 4 30 7
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 19 0 102 56 3 10 9 5
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3 4 3 5 4 5 5 3
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 26 11 26 31 18 8 9 58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6 4 5 16 5 3 5 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 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
SS Classified 57 68 44 43 1 108 10 51
Dynamics of Russia’s imports from Bulgaria 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
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2 4 2 3 1 0 0 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1 1 1 1 4 5 4 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3 4 3 4 1 2 1 1
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 1 1 1 1 3 1 1
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 1 2 1 2 2 1 3
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 1 1 1 2 2 0 1
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6 8 9 10 10 6 5 5
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2 2 2 3 4 3 3 3
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 36 33 30 26 23 9 6 5
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1 2 2 3 2 2 3 2
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 14 17 24 19 18 19 16 15
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 5 14 12 1 2 1 1
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0 0 0 4 8 2 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13 25 27 50 24 10 10 19
29 Organic chemicals 4 7 3 2 1 3 3 2
30 Pharmaceutical products 176 180 162 144 167 135 114 146
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9 13 14 16 16 9 8 8
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 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3 3 2 2 8 8 5 7
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 3
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8 11 14 11 10 8 8 8
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4 4 7 7 6 5 8 6
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 1 2 2 3 2 2 2
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 2 1 1 1 1 7 8 7
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
52 Cotton 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 2 4 2 2 2 2 2 1
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 5
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 9 13 18 21 19 11 15 15
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10 17 20 22 21 14 18 21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2 1 3 2 2 1 1 1
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2 3 2 3 2 0 6 14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
69 Ceramic products 8 11 13 10 7 3 3 3
70 Glass and glassware​ 7 6 9 4 1 1 14 1
72 Iron and steel 4 7 8 7 4 3 4 5
73 Articles of iron or steel 5 7 9 12 5 4 4 11
74 Copper and articles thereof 5 8 5 6 2 0 1 1
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 2
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7 5 7 6 6 5 6 6
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 90 135 137 149 140 105 108 124
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 37 45 45 46 44 36 45 55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 20 40 36 43 41 4 5 8
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 16 23 10 8 7 2 1 4
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8 11 10 14 6 8 7 6
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 5 8 14 13 13 9 8 7
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3 4 7 6 5 4 6 5
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia