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Russian trade in goods with Bangladesh in Q2 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 Bangladesh in the second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bangladesh

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Bangladesh totaled $405,108,795, up 0.50% ($1,999,388) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $150,662,288, down 8.87% ($14,658,028) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $254,446,507, up 7.01% ($16,657,416) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $103,784,219, a 43.21% increase ($31,315,444) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Bangladesh was Russia’s 55th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 57th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2531% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2359% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Bangladesh was Russia’s 64th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 68th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1495% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1500% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Bangladesh was Russia’s 40th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.4289% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3917% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Bangladesh

The major share of Russian exports to Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 58.41% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (68.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.12% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (10.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.40% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (5.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.54% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (6.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.02% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (3.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.99% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (4.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $14,725,560;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $8,121,901;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,927,411;
  • 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 $2,198,338;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $845,402;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $676,072;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $627,766.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $15,946,117;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $8,428,657;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $7,595,775;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $5,892,348;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $3,123,893;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1,594,555;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $1,216,055;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $1,167,293.
Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,764,627 1.83 11,193,284-75.30
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 105,153-100.00
10 Cereals 83,835,097 55.64 99,781,214-15.98
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 683,088 0.45 1,850,381-63.08
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 676,072 0.45 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12,101 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 2,000-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 30,030 0.02 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 965,957 0.64 1,292,766-25.28
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,081,627 1.38 5,205,520-60.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,547,300 1.69 348,962629.96
29 Organic chemicals 68,202 0.05 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,548 0.01 33,579-77.52
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 7,595,775-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 95,976 0.06 24,794287.09
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14,057 0.01 0
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 12,758 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 29,491 0.02 82,879-64.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 186,841 0.12 65,589184.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 39,488 0.03 31,06227.13
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 393,392 0.26 790,937-50.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 209-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,468 0.01 193,716-95.11
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 627,766 0.42 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 18,661 0.01 351,167-94.69
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9,195,000 6.10 10,411,055-11.68
52 Cotton 44,971 0.03 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 43,658 0.03 2,6631,539.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 632 0.00 196222.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 673-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 171-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 102,234 0.07 152,840-33.11
70 Glass and glassware 300 0.00 36,810-99.19
72 Iron and steel 1,937,970 1.29 7,830,318-75.25
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,836,459 10.51 1,110,8991,325.55
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,290 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 887,948 0.59 42,5461,987.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,551 0.01 3,174452.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6 0.00 70,762-99.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,262,222 5.48 4,334,81190.60
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 10,716,160 7.11 12,310,715-12.95
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 4,123-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 8,121,901 5.39 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 204,308 0.14 20,821881.26
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 58-100.00
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 144,404 0.10 30,616371.66
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 39-100.00
SS Classified 44,727 0.03 8 039456.38

Russia’s Imports from Bangladesh

The major share of Russian imports from Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 96.72% of Russia’s total imports from Bangladesh (97.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.69% of Russia’s total imports from Bangladesh (1.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $10,400,338;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $3,042,437;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $1,861,375;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,712,948.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn (HS code 53) - a decrease of $1,103,306.
Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,435,730 0.96 2,086,73316.72
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 28,600-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 42,214 0.02 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 438,509 0.17 173,550152.67
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,917,424 1.54 2,204,47677.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,404 0.00 20,074-48.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 341 0.00 0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 8,157-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 948,209 0.37 1,135,394-16.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,077 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 43,966 0.02 40,9707.31
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 191-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 856 0.00 0
52 Cotton 3,842 0.00 2,18875.59
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,729,150 1.47 4,832,456-22.83
54 Man-made filaments 23 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 991,798 0.39 1,028,931-3.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 85,859 0.03 1,5275,522.72
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 24 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 122,791,917 48.26 119,749,4802.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 108,964,194 42.82 98,563,85610.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,633,383 2.61 4,772,00839.01
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,639,750 1.04 2,020,20230.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 250,033 0.10 298,215-16.16
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 41 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 78,072 0.03 101,943-23.42
70 Glass and glassware 95 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 445 0.00 50790.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1 0.00 97-98.97
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 22-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,039 0.00 13,407-92.25
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 264,901 0.10 414,444-36.08
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 66,125-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 34,992 0.01 29,80117.42
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 81,758 0.03 120,091-31.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 53,301 0.02 70,995-24.92
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 159 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 5 100-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia