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

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Pakistan was $129,029,628, down 24.10% ($40,972,180) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $40,433,536, down 56.11% ($51,681,789) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $88,596,092, up 13.75% ($10,709,609) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade balance with Pakistan went from a surplus of $14,228,842 in the 2nd quarter of 2018, to a deficit of $48,162,556 in the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Pakistan was Russia’s 77th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 78th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0806% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0995% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Pakistan was Russia’s 88th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 74th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0401% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0836% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Pakistan was Russia’s 65th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 64th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1493% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1283% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

The major share of Russian exports to Pakistan 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) - 59.19% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (18.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 16.74% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (8.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.95% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (10.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.58% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (35.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.08% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (8.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.11% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (18.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $7,417,990.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $26,937,736;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $16,216,499;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4,007,674;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,540,021;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,305,677;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $1,497,033;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,104,325;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $941,593;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $858,460;
  • 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 $804,719;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $375,373;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $365,606;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $151,349;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $144,543;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $130,641.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
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 23,631,076 58.44 16,213,08645.75
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 230,492 0.57 142,01562.30
10 Cereals 72,747 0.18 187,985-61.30
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 102,701-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 13,234-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 445,893 1.10 478,395-6.79
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 26,796-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,313 0.01 16,220,812-99.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,528,096 8.73 5,025,129-29.79
29 Organic chemicals 358,244 0.89 1,216,704-70.56
30 Pharmaceutical products 159,427 0.39 1,263,752-87.38
31 Fertilizers 128,871 0.32 504,244-74.44
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 40,425 0.10 1,0743,663.97
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 0 0.00 34,941-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 60,270-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 76,983 0.19 207,624-62.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,000 0.02 71,723-90.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 937,058 2.32 1,088,407-13.91
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 30,607 0.08 12,874137.74
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 92 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 301,284 0.75 666,890-54.82
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 26,940 0.07 32,467-17.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,440,251 15.93 7,381,844-12.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 41 0.00 0
50 Silk 0 0.00 45-100.00
52 Cotton 2,532 0.01 3,540-28.47
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 5,782-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 112-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 56,210 0.14 85,903-34.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,288 0.01 1,53948.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,478 0.00 2,273-34.98
70 Glass and glassware 28,680 0.07 102,177-71.93
72 Iron and steel 1,639,093 4.05 28,576,829-94.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 508,886 1.26 4,048,907-87.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,072 0.01 365467.67
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 16,405-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,200 0.03 5,878107.55
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 1,428-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 74,683 0.18 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 19,747 0.05 2,028873.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 392,719 0.97 2,698,396-85.45
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 225,117 0.56 1,029,836-78.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 144,543-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 222,148 0.55 4,229,822-94.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 27,479-100.00
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 8,495 0.02 1,736389.34
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 45,000-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 316 0.00 0
SS Classified 817,032 2.02 132 335517.40

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan 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) - 55.10% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (50.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 30.60% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (34.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.39% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (3.35% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.12% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.18% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Pakistan 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 $6,124,736;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $4,758,767;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $4,173,229;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,319,577;
  • 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 $1,120,884;
  • 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 $564,540;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $535,401;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $336,840.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $4,027,743;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,271,860;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $945,286;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $843,380;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $835,248;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $274,420.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12,762,787 14.41 8,589,55848.58
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,078,960 9.12 12,106,703-33.27
10 Cereals 4,748,301 5.36 6,020,161-21.13
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 5,474-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 7,114 0.01 46,275-84.63
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 103 0.00 1,324-92.22
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 123,117 0.14 171,791-28.33
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 79-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 374 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,354 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,652 0.01 3,60129.19
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,385,775 1.56 66,1981,993.38
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 447,384 0.50 610,516-26.72
29 Organic chemicals 29,800 0.03 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 783,989 0.88 1,729,275-54.66
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 781-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 217 0.00 2,108-89.71
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 1,150,632 1.30 29,7483,767.93
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,593 0.01 6,14088.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 991,609 1.12 815,29421.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 38,155 0.04 26,48044.09
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 298,846 0.34 573,266-47.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,078,917 3.48 2,514,37722.45
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 189 0.00 2,713-93.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 502 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 240 0.00 948-74.68
52 Cotton 3,231,404 3.65 4,074,784-20.70
54 Man-made filaments 456,676 0.52 1,291,924-64.65
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,066,572 2.33 2,187,649-5.53
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,108 0.00 3,624-69.43
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 23,286 0.03 26,405-11.81
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 22,311 0.03 9382,278.57
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,285 0.00 21,052-79.65
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 28,390-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16,111,626 18.19 11,352,85941.92
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 20,639,954 23.30 14,515,21842.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,345,846 6.03 5,261,3941.61
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 769,960 0.87 737,5144.40
65 Headgear and parts thereof 140,565 0.16 110,58327.11
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 356 0.00 20375.37
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 187,395 0.21 384,857-51.31
70 Glass and glassware 470 0.00 33141.99
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5 0.00 6,163-99.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,685 0.02 10,80454.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 607 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 125 0.00 1,236-89.89
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,030,924 1.16 829,08924.34
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 281 0.00 5,692-95.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,553 0.00 9,435-83.54
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 6,293 0.01 8,168-22.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 23,723 0.03 4,952379.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,846,460 2.08 1,509,62022.31
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,214 0.00 935,611.11
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12,701 0.01 24,169-47.45
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 207,476 0.23 186,57811.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,492,887 2.81 1,957,48627.35
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,734 0.01 12,547-46.33
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia