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RUSSIAN TRADE IN GOODS WITH ASIAN COUNTRIES IN Q3 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The reports on Russia’s trade in goods with the countries of Asia in the 3rd quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Asia in the 3rd quarter of 2018:

The top ten Russia’s trade partners in Asia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were China (16.6842% of Russia’s total foreign trade), South Korea (4.1300%), Turkey (3.5453%), Japan (3.4492%), Kazakhstan (2.5851%), India (1.3992%), Taiwan (1.0124%), Vietnam (0.9357%), Uzbekistan (0.6326%), and Singapore (0.6111%);

The top ten Russia’s export markets in Asia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were China (12.9614% of Russia’s total exports), Turkey (4.7863%), South Korea (4.6259%), Turkey (4.5358%), Japan (3.3093%), Kazakhstan (2.8506%), India (1.4272%), Taiwan (1.0652%), Uzbekistan (0.7378%), Singapore (0.5983%), and Vietnam (0.4908%);

The top ten Russia’s import suppliers from Asia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were China (23.6600% of Russia’s total imports), Japan (3.7113%), South Korea (3.2008%), Kazakhstan (2.0875%), Vietnam (1.7693%), Turkey (1.6892%), India (1.3468%), Taiwan (0.9135%), Thailand (0.7903%), and Indonesia (0.6981%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Asia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017:

  • The share of China in Russia’s total exports rose from 10.1764% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 12.9614% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Kazakhstan in Russia’s total exports declined from 3.6122% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 2.8506% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of India in Russia’s total exports declined from 2.0186% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 1.4272% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Iran in Russia’s total exports declined 2.1-fold from 0.4559% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.2204% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Saudi Arabia in Russia’s total exports declined 2.0-fold from 0.3561% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.1768% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Bangladesh in Russia’s total exports declined from 0.2887% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.1485% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of the Philippines in Russia’s total exports rose 4.4-fold from 0.0380% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.1676% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Jordan in Russia’s total exports rose 6.0-fold from 0.0354% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.2119% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Vietnam in Russia’s total imports rose from 1.4496% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 1.7693% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Turkey in Russia’s total imports rose from 1.3736% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 1.6892% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Singapore in Russia’s total imports rose 2.2-fold from 0.2921% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.6351% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Saudi Arabia in Russia’s total imports rose 2.6-fold from 0.0498% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.1284% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Jordan in Russia’s total imports declined 5.6-fold from 0.0089% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.0016% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia