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Russian trade in goods with Pakistan in Q2 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Pakistan in the second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Pakistan totaled $170,001,808, up 33.55% ($42,704,410) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $92,115,325, up 27.40% ($19,811,207) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $77,886,483, up 41.63% ($22,893,203) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $14,228,842, a 17.80% decrease ($3,081,996) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Pakistan was Russia’s 78th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 73rd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0995% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0911% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Pakistan was Russia’s 74th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 78th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0836% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0861% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Pakistan was Russia’s 64th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 67th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1283% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0986% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

The major share of Russian exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 35.45% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (23.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 18.16% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (17.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.08% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (2.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.28% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (15.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.80% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (8.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.77% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (11.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $16,528,670;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $14,909,140;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,024,915;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,981,717;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,342,986;
  • 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 $748,600;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $640,379;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $504,244.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $4,500,310;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,378,764;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $1,185,395;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,076,358;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $740,255;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $457,836.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 2,764-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 16,213,086 17.60 1,303,9461,143.39
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 142,015 0.15 240,966-41.06
10 Cereals 187,985 0.20 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 102,701 0.11 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13,234 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 478,395 0.52 699,230-31.58
26 Ores, slag and ash 26,796 0.03 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 16,220,812 17.61 12,239,09532.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,025,129 5.46 6,210,524-19.09
29 Organic chemicals 1,216,704 1.32 576,325111.11
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,263,752 1.37 2,642,516-52.18
31 Fertilizers 504,244 0.55 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,074 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 5,719-100.00
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 34,941 0.04 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 60,270 0.07 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 207,624 0.23 28,972616.64
39 Plastics and articles thereof 71,723 0.08 33,330115.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,088,407 1.18 1,828,662-40.48
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 12,874 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 6,162-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 666,890 0.72 494,95034.74
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 32,467 0.04 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,381,844 8.01 7,839,680-5.84
50 Silk 45 0.00 21114.29
52 Cotton 3,540 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 5,782 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 112 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 85,903 0.09 43,02399.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,539 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,273 0.00 1121,929.46
70 Glass and glassware 102,177 0.11 28,478258.79
72 Iron and steel 28,576,829 31.02 12,048,159137.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,048,907 4.40 5,125,265-21.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 365 0.00 2,541-85.64
75 Nickel and articles thereof 16,405 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,878 0.01 605871.57
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,428 0.00 1211,800.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,028 0.00 2,256-10.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,698,396 2.93 1,355,41099.08
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 1,029,836 1.12 281,236266.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 144,543 0.16 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 4,500,310-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,229,822 4.59 204,9071,964.26
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 27,479 0.03 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 1,736 0.00 2,037-14.78
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 45,000 0.05 0
SS Classified 132,335 0.14 14 556 905-99.09

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 50.86% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (66.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 34.68% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (15.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.35% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (3.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.97% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (2.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.09% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $7,176,875;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $6,695,201;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4,303,948;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $1,962,432;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,652,026;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $826,267;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $597,142;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $586,075;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $260,476;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $254,448;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $248,342.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $789,593;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $568,099;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $565,072;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $265,762.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,589,558 11.03 1,412,683508.03
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 12,106,703 15.54 5,411,502123.72
10 Cereals 6,020,161 7.73 1,716,213250.78
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,474 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 46,275 0.06 35,58830.03
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,324 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 171,791 0.22 192,455-10.74
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 79 0.00 4864.58
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,601 0.00 5,172-30.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 207-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 66,198 0.08 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 610,516 0.78 362,17468.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 13,648-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,729,275 2.22 1,143,20051.27
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 781 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,108 0.00 1071,870.09
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 29,748 0.04 16617,820.48
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,140 0.01 5,7416.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 815,294 1.05 602,84535.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 26,480 0.03 14,02788.78
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 573,266 0.74 455,68525.80
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,514,377 3.23 3,079,449-18.35
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,713 0.00 6,824-60.24
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 24-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 477-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 948 0.00 0
52 Cotton 4,074,784 5.23 4,864,377-16.23
54 Man-made filaments 1,291,924 1.66 1,557,686-17.06
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,187,649 2.81 1,361,38260.69
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,624 0.00 92,071-96.06
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 26,405 0.03 25,0735.31
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 938 0.00 25,398-96.31
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 21,052 0.03 3,645477.56
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 28,390 0.04 7,338286.89
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11,352,859 14.58 10,755,7175.55
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14,515,218 18.64 12,863,19212.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,261,394 6.76 3,298,96259.49
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 737,514 0.95 1,305,613-43.51
65 Headgear and parts thereof 110,583 0.14 155,861-29.05
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 203 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 384,857 0.49 181,777111.72
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 49-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 331 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,163 0.01 1504,008.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,804 0.01 20,918-48.35
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 988-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,236 0.00 286332.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 829,089 1.06 568,61345.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,692 0.01 3,60757.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,435 0.01 1,863406.44
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 8,168 0.01 13,448-39.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,952 0.01 924435.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,509,620 1.94 1,561,688-3.33
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9 0.00 1,685-99.47
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 24,169 0.03 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 186,578 0.24 155,08220.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,957,486 2.51 1,703,03814.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 12,547 0.02 4,614171.93
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia