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Dynamics of Russian trade with South Ossetia 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 South Ossetia from 2010 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.
Dynamics of Russia’s foreign trade with South Ossetia from 2010 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 45 65 56 59 70 54 56 69
Exports 44 64 55 56 64 46 50 59
Imports 1 2 1 3 6 8 6 10
Balance 43 62 53 54 59 38 43 49
Dynamics of the rank and share of South Ossetia in Russia’s foreign trade from 2010 to 2017
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in Russia’s trade 122 129 128 125 121 128 123 124
Share in Russia’s trade, % 0.007 0.008 0.007 0.007 0.009 0.010 0.012 0.012
Rank in Russia’s exports 106 108 111 110 104 119 110 111
Share in Russia’s exports, % 0.011 0.012 0.010 0.011 0.013 0.013 0.017 0.017
Rank in Russia’s import 144 141 147 138 131 115 125 116
Share in Russia’s imports, % 0.001 0.001 0.000 0.001 0.002 0.004 0.003 0.004
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s exports to South Ossetia 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) 12.4 20.8 13.2 16.1 19.9 28.0 21.2 15.4
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 24.7 18.0 28.5 35.1 32.0 27.8 24.2 25.4
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 15.6 12.2 11.3 11.3 11.5 9.3 7.8 7.2
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.9 2.8 1.2 1.5 1.4
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.3 0.3 0.4 1.1 3.9 12.3 4.3 8.2
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 18.1 8.0 10.9 9.0 6.8 7.1 10.5 8.8
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 21.0 36.8 29.7 19.8 16.8 8.8 20.9 26.5
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s imports from South Ossetia 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) 21.8 0.4 3.8 5.7 0.7 2.6 0.1 0.8
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) 0.1 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) 0.0 0.1 0.0 8.5 80.8 86.4 95.5 97.9
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) 22.2 35.1 55.2 34.6 14.8 5.2 2.7 1.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 55.9 62.4 41.0 49.4 3.3 5.8 1.7 0.2
Dynamics of Russia’s exports to South Ossetia 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 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.4
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.5
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 Cereals 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.9 1.3 1.7 1.8 1.5 1.2 1.6 1.2
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.4
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.2
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2.7 7.1 4.2 3.1 4.2 4.4 2.4 2.6
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.9 1.1 0.5 1.2 3.3 5.4 4.7 3.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.1 0.3 1.7 1.6 0.9 0.6 0.4 0.2
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10.8 11.2 13.8 18.2 19.7 12.3 11.6 14.7
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.2 0.7 0.8 2.5 3.0 1.0 0.2 0.8
31 Fertilizers 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3
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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5.9 3.4 2.8 1.2 1.7 0.6 0.8 1.3
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.5 3.1 2.4 2.0 1.8 2.1 2.2 1.5
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3 1.5 0.4 0.6 0.6
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
52 Cotton 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.0 1.7 3.9
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8 5.3 0.1 0.1
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.8 0.5 2.0 1.7 1.2 0.8 2.5 1.3
69 Ceramic products 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.4
70 Glass and glassware​ 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
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 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
72 Iron and steel 1.2 0.8 1.5 0.9 1.1 1.3 1.9 1.2
73 Articles of iron or steel 6.6 4.1 4.2 3.9 2.7 1.7 3.1 3.5
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 2.2 10.5 10.4 5.4 5.3 0.7 4.2 4.9
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 2.3 4.0 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 2.6 3.5
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 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4.5 6.6 3.3 2.9 1.1 1.6 0.8 3.5
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 2.4 0.9 1.1 2.6 0.1 2.7 3.8
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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 2.3 1.0 0.6 1.1 2.0 0.8 1.6 1.5
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.5
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1
SS Classified 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Dynamics of Russia’s imports from South Ossetia 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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 4.6 7.0 5.9 9.6
72 Iron and steel 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.1
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.6 0.9 0.4 1.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia