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Russian trade in goods with Tajikistan 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 Tajikistan in the second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan totaled $269,281,606, up 37.56% ($73,525,048) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $261,169,998, up 34.81% ($67,435,561) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $8,111,608, up 301.14% ($6,089,487) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $253,058,390, a 32.00% increase ($61,346,074) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 71st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 68th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1576% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1401% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 51st in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2370% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2307% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 99th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 119th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0134% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0036% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 22.88% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (30.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.53% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (22.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.66% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (9.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.88% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (9.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.85% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (6.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.76% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (7.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • 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 $2,518,196;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $2,496,234;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $1,372,776;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,264,612;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,063,085;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $903,949;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $861,245;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $817,842.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $8,621,752;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $2,767,080;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,658,150.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 60,189 0.02 86,967-30.79
02 Meat and edible meat offal 900,133 0.34 569,14158.16
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,243,241 0.48 180,156590.09
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,414,770 0.54 2,112,103-33.02
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,057 0.00 4,00051.43
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 22,873 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 315,899 0.12 507,395-37.74
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 28,307 0.01 59,778-52.65
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 417,131 0.16 199,164109.44
10 Cereals 3,281 0.00 7,268-54.86
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,039,249 0.78 666,473205.98
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 129,703 0.05 1,05712,170.86
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 195 0.00 203-3.94
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,036,155 3.46 17,657,907-48.83
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 303,454 0.12 114,088165.98
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,770,759 0.68 4,537,839-60.98
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,005,822 1.92 4,377,42414.36
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,486,761 2.10 5,784,440-5.15
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,446,569 0.55 914,97158.10
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,024,361 1.16 2,120,41242.63
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,883,497 1.10 2,022,25242.59
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 927,644 0.36 856,1368.35
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,479,100 0.57 1,006,18747.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 111,771 0.04 55,834100.18
26 Ores, slag and ash 66,257 0.03 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 59,588,288 22.82 58,323,6762.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8,793,252 3.37 6,297,01839.64
29 Organic chemicals 171,312 0.07 33,143416.89
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,928,147 0.74 1,842,3304.66
31 Fertilizers 929,391 0.36 646,35843.79
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,181,824 0.45 1,024,60215.34
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,959,908 0.75 1,640,11219.50
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 2,577,834 0.99 1,815,41142.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 61,338 0.02 39,48955.33
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 996,542 0.38 889,66012.01
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 170 0.00 805-78.88
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,076,223 0.41 798,46234.79
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,353,454 0.52 1,755,796-22.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,592,107 0.61 1,199,52632.73
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 36,131-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,602 0.00 16,751-42.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,572,749 3.28 10,230,899-16.21
45 Cork and articles of cork 179 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 391 0.00 191104.71
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 124,067 0.05 91,54135.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,487,024 1.34 3,382,3713.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 240,685 0.09 182,36731.98
52 Cotton 3,009 0.00 614,832.79
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 200 0.00 656-69.51
54 Man-made filaments 143 0.00 25,499-99.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 472,627 0.18 346,80636.28
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 61,066 0.02 39,76553.57
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 162,178 0.06 180,453-10.13
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 42,307 0.02 77,143-45.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15,257 0.01 14,8003.09
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 154,120 0.06 150,9802.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 46,705 0.02 89,550-47.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,512 0.00 4,913-48.87
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4,303 0.00 9,223-53.34
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,991 0.00 189953.44
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,859,299 0.71 1,440,09629.11
69 Ceramic products 948,573 0.36 774,23622.52
70 Glass and glassware 1,048,032 0.40 893,67917.27
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 39 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 16,238,105 6.22 15,838,3292.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,343,547 1.28 2,525,70532.38
74 Copper and articles thereof 346 0.00 1,102-68.60
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 273,112 0.10 257,4696.08
79 Zinc and articles thereof 58 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 449-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 85,503 0.03 22,082287.21
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 645,697 0.25 687,954-6.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,887,846 2.25 5,821,4111.14
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 7,374,273 2.82 4,856,07751.86
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 70,965 0.03 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,660,234 0.64 950,78774.62
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 62 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 285,111 0.11 347,542-17.96
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 38 0.00 60-36.67
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 25 0.00 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 1,008,013 0.39 545,68984.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 9,756 0.00 21,312-54.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 91,486 0.04 92,421-1.01
SS Classified 86,605,795 33.16 23 630 165266.51

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of Russian imports from Tajikistan 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) - 89.31% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (76.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.90% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (16.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.79% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (4.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (2.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $5,674,117;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $339,484;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $74,698;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $60,961;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $26,433.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $38,640.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
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 61,014 0.75 53115,020.75
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 633,938 7.82 294,454115.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13,684 0.17 4342,000.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 94,583 1.17 19,885375.65
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 15,871-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 1,347-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 16,527-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 63,864 0.79 81,883-22.01
50 Silk 8,930 0.11 0
52 Cotton 6,748,571 83.20 1,074,454528.09
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 1,787-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 861-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 38,343 0.47 19,96692.04
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 27,394 0.34 9612,750.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 416,087 5.13 439,128-5.25
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,900 0.06 1,884160.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 54 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 38,640-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 246 0.00 20520.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 14,211-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia