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Russian trade in goods with Turkmenistan in Q1 2019

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Turkmenistan in the first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Turkmenistan

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Turkmenistan totaled $94,500,756, up 25.41% ($19,144,375) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $60,320,596, up 23.73% ($11,570,126) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $34,180,160, up 28.47% ($7,574,249) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $26,140,436, a 18.04% increase ($3,995,877) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Turkmenistan was Russia’s 81st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 88th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0600% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0478% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Turkmenistan was Russia’s 80th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 83rd in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0578% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0473% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Turkmenistan was Russia’s 78th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 82nd in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0644% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0487% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Turkmenistan

The major share of Russian exports to Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.16% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (26.25% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 20.19% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (8.59% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.03% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (41.34% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.48% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (6.20% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.52% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (11.93% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.48% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (2.79% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.69% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (1.63% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4,169,601;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,811,427;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,732,748;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,226,055;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,516,497;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,299,881;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,146,734;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,108,094;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $961,831;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $506,596;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $452,584;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $399,277;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $389,371;
  • 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 $341,121;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $339,394;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $328,559;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $307,445;
  • 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 $295,750;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $253,928.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $10,152,655;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $635,654;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $435,430;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $335,890;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $285,623;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $229,032;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $211,927;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $208,482;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $195,432.
Russia’s exports to Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
01 Live animals 454,587 0.75 147,142208.94
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 9,900 0.02 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 366,693 0.61 575,175-36.25
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 88,443 0.15 134,347-34.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 171,683 0.28 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 80,293 0.13 163,388-50.86
10 Cereals 584,636 0.97 245,242138.39
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 326,826 0.54 555,858-41.20
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13,734 0.02 13,852-0.85
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 7,250 0.01 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 124,400 0.21 97,60027.46
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,172,368 11.89 6,025,63419.03
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 42,104 0.07 42,727-1.46
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 379,487 0.63 574,919-33.99
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 792,748 1.31 1,078,371-26.49
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,299,873 2.15 793,27763.86
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 137,962 0.23 138,634-0.48
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,353,470 3.90 1,053,589123.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,562,753 4.25 1,046,256144.95
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 16,608 0.03 113,153-85.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 298,622 0.50 44,694568.15
26 Ores, slag and ash 94,588 0.16 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,105,712 1.83 1,317,639-16.08
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,100,739 1.82 759,61844.91
29 Organic chemicals 214,810 0.36 239,493-10.31
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,890,307 4.79 2,854,6751.25
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 170,160-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 137,693 0.23 165,144-16.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,984,924 3.29 2,050,524-3.20
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 1,610,203 2.67 648,372148.35
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 73,379 0.12 131,017-43.99
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,200,899 3.65 12,353,554-82.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 501,392 0.83 520,814-3.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,369,603 2.27 261,509423.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,304 0.00 4,026-67.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,944,358 4.88 3,280,248-10.24
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 627,058 1.04 227,781175.29
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,553,072 2.57 2,188,726-29.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 16,136 0.03 116,765-86.18
52 Cotton 0 0.00 9,816-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 10,432-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 34,068 0.06 35,105-2.95
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 96,711 0.16 532,141-81.83
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,508 0.01 51,383-93.17
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 249,889 0.41 108,880129.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13,111 0.02 3,207308.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14,241 0.02 38,812-63.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,403 0.01 2,126154.14
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 593-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 1,217-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 167,710 0.28 79,895109.91
69 Ceramic products 5,520 0.01 6,734-18.03
70 Glass and glassware 652,810 1.08 263,439147.80
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 10-100.00
72 Iron and steel 5,638,506 9.35 1,905,758195.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,158,807 10.21 1,989,206209.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 794-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 208,413 0.35 193,3007.82
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,705 0.01 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,290 0.00 4,000-67.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 22,087 0.04 36,485-39.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 144,250 0.24 60,076140.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,262,305 7.07 1,036,250311.32
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 1,014,349 1.68 718,59941.16
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 452,584 0.75 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,170,089 6.91 358,6621,062.68
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 35,800 0.06 25,15542.32
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,213,449 2.01 884,89037.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 158 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 15 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 4,877 0.01 41,051-88.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,931 0.00 2,321-16.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 34,393 0.06 25,49534.90
SS Classified 0 0.00 190 715-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Turkmenistan

The major share of Russian imports from Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 53.00% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (38.61% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 35.02% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (51.74% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.46% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (9.43% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.36% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $7,920,215;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1,320,866;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $465,400;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $161,326;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $160,979.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $648,295;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $450,607;
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (HS code 58) - a decrease of $347,376;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $341,662;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $325,192;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $234,705.
Russia’s imports from Turkmenistan in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,485,142 10.20 2,164,27661.03
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,170 0.02 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 4,680-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 9,047-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 9,621-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 85,762 0.25 320,467-73.24
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 465,400 1.36 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 50,548 0.15 26,78888.70
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 101,488-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 18,064,864 52.85 10,144,64978.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,609 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 870,091 2.55 709,11222.70
52 Cotton 8,358,512 24.45 9,006,807-7.20
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 200-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 161,326 0.47 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 45,488 0.13 30,54048.95
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 70,618 0.21 417,994-83.11
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,902 0.02 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 27,321-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 325,192-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,700 0.01 346,362-98.64
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,452,336 7.17 2,902,943-15.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,421 0.01 12,000-63.16
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 50 0.00 0
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 0 0.00 45,374-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,050-100.00
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 48,221 0.14 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia