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Russian trade with Pakistan in 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 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Pakistan totaled $732,423,892, up 35.37% ($191,379,466) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in 2018 totaled $418,853,600, up 60.47% ($157,831,600) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in 2018 totaled $313,570,292, up 11.98% ($33,547,866) from 2017.

Russia’s trade balance with Pakistan went from a deficit of $19,000,426 in 2017, to a surplus of $105,283,308 in 2018.

Pakistan was Russia’s 76th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 78th in 2017), accounting for 0.1064% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0926% in 2017).

Pakistan was Russia’s 76th largest export market in 2018 (up from 80th in 2017), accounting for 0.0931% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0731% in 2017).

Pakistan was Russia’s 64th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 65th in 2017), accounting for 0.1317% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1234% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 21.45% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (31.43% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.29% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (15.82% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.00% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (12.59% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.36% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (12.87% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.05% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (12.73% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.29% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (3.04% in 2017).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $16,493,290;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $9,982,547;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $8,364,776;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $8,058,380;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $4,988,230;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,463,814;
  • 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 $4,064,498;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,440,287.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,532,471.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,852 0.00 9,265-26.04
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 45,822,012 10.94 29,328,72256.24
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 649 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 598,139 0.14 2,130,610-71.93
10 Cereals 2,176,053 0.52 1,161,82787.30
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,657,973 0.40 217,686661.64
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 5,000-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 19,294 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,593,268 0.62 2,779,393-6.70
26 Ores, slag and ash 26,796 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 40,783,832 9.74 30,801,28532.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 24,999,968 5.97 20,935,47019.41
29 Organic chemicals 6,806,677 1.63 1,818,447274.31
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,514,786 2.51 9,725,6738.11
31 Fertilizers 2,066,326 0.49 2,368,105-12.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,394 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 11,502-100.00
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 54,919 0.01 9,673467.76
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 69,378 0.02 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 150,544 0.04 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 525,388 0.13 632,414-16.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 241,593 0.06 61,034295.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,047,484 1.44 5,733,8415.47
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 64,919 0.02 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,201 0.00 6,162-80.51
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,952,024 0.47 1,761,53510.81
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 631,147 0.15 4,48113,984.96
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 39,524,982 9.44 31,466,60225.61
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,199 0.00 1001,099.00
50 Silk 45 0.00 76-40.79
52 Cotton 17,479 0.00 4234,032.15
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 28 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 9,625 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 14,455 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 353,997 0.08 143,454146.77
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 410 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18,643 0.00 4465,975.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 120 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 60 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20,397 0.00 13914,574.10
69 Ceramic products 204 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 183,236 0.04 94,23694.44
72 Iron and steel 77,157,457 18.42 68,792,68112.16
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,391,983 2.96 13,197,427-6.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 38,238 0.01 8,320359.59
75 Nickel and articles thereof 16,405 0.00 6,501152.35
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 55,476 0.01 5,220962.76
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,428 0.00 156815.38
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 142,155 0.03 34,050317.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 31,016 0.01 7,093337.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,327,097 1.03 4,298,0570.68
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 1,410,276 0.34 648,233117.56
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 0.00 121,559-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 259,162 0.06 168,83153.50
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,649,197 0.63 2,013,58831.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,139,373 1.23 675,559660.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 27,479 0.01 4,783474.51
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 354 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 100,337 0.02 2,7213,587.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 45,000 0.01 1,0004,400.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 459 0.00 0
SS Classified 127,102,212 30.35 29 829 062326.10

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 54.92% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (59.38% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.42% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (23.79% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.66% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (3.92% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.71% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.94% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.05% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (0.77% in 2017).

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

  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $7,723,575;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $7,560,145;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $7,386,586;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $7,302,690;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $3,048,479;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $2,098,906;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1,214,850.

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $3,099,044;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $1,661,640.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9,293,391 2.96 1,733,246436.18
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 59,301,060 18.91 51,998,37014.04
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 749 0.00 0
10 Cereals 19,441,592 6.20 12,055,00661.27
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11,794 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 162,212 0.05 67,281141.10
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 31,333 0.01 1,1462,634.12
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 531,439 0.17 727,782-26.98
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 79 0.00 2,965-97.34
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 12,002-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,283 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 10,598 0.00 8,84519.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 533-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 344,839 0.11 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,443,921 0.46 915,39557.74
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 1,582-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 16,437 0.01 13,64820.44
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,476,903 2.38 8,234,063-9.20
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,470 0.00 2,75762.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 30,491 0.01 2,4051,167.82
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 558,815 0.18 32,9281,597.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 27,033 0.01 62,486-56.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,269,434 1.04 2,554,41327.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 86,089 0.03 74,55815.47
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,603,668 0.51 1,586,5701.08
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20,213,696 6.45 18,114,79011.59
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4,274 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 21,293 0.01 11,45785.85
45 Cork and articles of cork 9 0.00 24-62.50
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 18 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,516 0.00 3,044-50.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10,990 0.00 8381,211.46
52 Cotton 16,568,986 5.28 19,668,030-15.76
54 Man-made filaments 4,141,746 1.32 5,803,386-28.63
55 Man-made staple fibers 7,658,417 2.44 4,609,93866.13
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 93,520 0.03 410,941-77.24
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 214,210 0.07 72,580195.14
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 9,042 0.00 44,715-79.78
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 38,261 0.01 19,056100.78
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 118,964 0.04 162,582-26.83
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 46,936,120 14.97 46,930,4120.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 63,126,083 20.13 62,446,9441.09
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 22,021,088 7.02 14,297,51354.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,584,559 3.38 11,176,007-5.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 698,732 0.22 645,6708.22
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 203 0.00 232-12.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,095,215 0.35 572,78291.21
69 Ceramic products 4,366 0.00 4,0278.42
70 Glass and glassware 3,093 0.00 6,971-55.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8,994 0.00 29,920-69.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 57,631 0.02 83,739-31.18
74 Copper and articles thereof 22 0.00 1,173-98.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,236 0.00 35,162-96.48
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,240,964 1.03 2,026,11459.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,913 0.00 11,106-28.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,036 0.01 7,787234.35
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 18,625 0.01 19,100-2.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30,646 0.01 22,77434.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,282,369 1.68 5,369,827-1.63
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 221 0.00 1,685-86.88
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 26,068 0.01 25,0254.17
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 762,559 0.24 826,944-7.79
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,813,815 2.17 6,392,3396.59
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 81,162 0.03 66,19622.61
SS Classified 0 0.00 13 615-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia