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Russian trade in goods with Yemen 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 Yemen in the first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Yemen

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Yemen totaled $97,405,898, up 51.85% ($33,260,854) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Yemen in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $97,405,559, up 51.85% ($33,260,865) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Yemen in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $339, down 3.14% ($11) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Yemen in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $97,405,220, a 51.85% increase ($33,260,876) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Yemen was Russia’s 80th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 90th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0619% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0407% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Yemen was Russia’s 73rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 79th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0933% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0623% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Yemen was Russia’s 196th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 193rd in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (just as in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Yemen

The major share of Russian exports to Yemen 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) - 77.79% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (89.39% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 16.69% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (0.37% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.42% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (10.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $18,337,148;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $16,020,522.

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

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $1,273,650.
Russia’s exports to Yemen in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 26,649 0.03 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 59,356 0.06 6,204856.74
10 Cereals 75,672,327 77.69 57,335,17931.98
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,800 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 16,254,796 16.69 234,2746,838.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 137,942-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 24,674 0.03 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 72,384 0.07 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 149,185 0.15 12,4231,100.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,125,534 5.26 6,399,184-19.90
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 119 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 19,488-100.00
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 68 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,667 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Yemen

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Yemen 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 $339.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $350.
Russia’s imports from Yemen in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 350-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 339 100.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia