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

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan totaled $274,354,809, up 1.88% ($5,073,203) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $268,061,476, up 2.64% ($6,891,478) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $6,293,333, down 22.42% ($1,818,275) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $261,768,143, a 3.44% increase ($8,709,753) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 66th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 71st in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1714% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1576% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 52nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 53rd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2660% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2370% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 109th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 99th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0106% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0134% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 29.47% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (22.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.64% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.80% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (14.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.51% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (4.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.96% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (7.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.95% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (5.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • 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 $24,842,584;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $19,310,099;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $6,311,094;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,560,910;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,239,696;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,493,397;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $1,208,302.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan 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 $7,119,317;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $1,767,337;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,352,370;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,281,203;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $945,718.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
01 Live animals 123,104 0.05 60,189104.53
02 Meat and edible meat offal 937,116 0.35 900,1334.11
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 664,877 0.25 1,243,241-46.52
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,012,275 0.75 1,414,77042.23
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12,632 0.00 6,057108.55
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 16,638 0.01 22,873-27.26
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 95,662 0.04 315,899-69.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 135,526 0.05 28,307378.77
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 470,598 0.18 417,13112.82
10 Cereals 101,969 0.04 3,2813,007.86
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 271,912 0.10 2,039,249-86.67
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,278 0.00 129,703-98.24
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6,716 0.00 1953,344.10
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15,347,249 5.73 9,036,15569.84
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 395,570 0.15 303,45430.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,025,845 0.76 1,770,75914.41
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,621,906 1.72 5,005,822-7.67
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6,980,158 2.60 5,486,76127.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,599,639 0.60 1,446,56910.58
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,449,642 0.91 3,024,361-19.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,065,506 1.14 2,883,4976.31
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 888,693 0.33 927,644-4.20
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 126,730 0.05 1,479,100-91.43
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 64,529 0.02 111,771-42.27
26 Ores, slag and ash 33,590 0.01 66,257-49.30
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 78,898,387 29.43 59,588,28832.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 33,635,836 12.55 8,793,252282.52
29 Organic chemicals 280,009 0.10 171,31263.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,286,196 0.85 1,928,14718.57
31 Fertilizers 255,505 0.10 929,391-72.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,526,895 0.57 1,181,82429.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,382,391 0.89 1,959,90821.56
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 3,371,043 1.26 2,577,83430.77
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 99,108 0.04 61,33861.58
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,204,844 0.82 996,542121.25
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,192 0.00 1701,189.41
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,555,924 0.58 1,076,22344.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,593,150 1.34 1,353,454165.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,455,474 0.54 1,592,107-8.58
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 11,165 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,616 0.00 9,602-51.93
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,133,659 4.15 8,572,74929.87
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 179-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 391-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 123,786 0.05 124,067-0.23
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,401,811 1.27 3,487,024-2.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 121,283 0.05 240,685-49.61
52 Cotton 837 0.00 3,009-72.18
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 200-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 31,292 0.01 14321,782.52
55 Man-made staple fibers 87,974 0.03 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 214,191 0.08 472,627-54.68
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 263,535 0.10 61,066331.56
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,280 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 180,226 0.07 162,17811.13
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10,102 0.00 42,307-76.12
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 47,942 0.02 15,257214.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 229,127 0.09 154,12048.67
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 87,857 0.03 46,70588.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,354 0.00 2,51233.52
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 4,303-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 126 0.00 1,991-93.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 913,581 0.34 1,859,299-50.86
69 Ceramic products 859,712 0.32 948,573-9.37
70 Glass and glassware 983,667 0.37 1,048,032-6.14
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 91 0.00 39133.33
72 Iron and steel 9,118,788 3.40 16,238,105-43.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,539,395 1.32 3,343,5475.86
74 Copper and articles thereof 18,491 0.01 3465,244.22
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 95,828 0.04 273,112-64.91
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 58-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 235 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 71,818 0.03 85,503-16.01
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 450,821 0.17 645,697-30.18
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,606,643 1.72 5,887,846-21.76
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 7,177,619 2.68 7,374,273-2.67
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 125,690 0.05 70,96577.12
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 972,664 0.36 1,660,234-41.41
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 377 0.00 62508.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 373,821 0.14 285,11131.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 185 0.00 38386.84
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 25-100.00
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 801,161 0.30 1,008,013-20.52
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 36,257 0.01 9,756271.64
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 140,908 0.05 91,48654.02
SS Classified 47,822,247 17.84 86 605 795-44.78

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of Russian imports from Tajikistan 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) - 68.99% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (89.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.01% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.82% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (9.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • 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 $1,109,395;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $113,046;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $108,915;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $98,938;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $24,346.

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $3,093,267;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $63,805;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $53,390;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $52,745.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
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 8,269 0.13 61,014-86.45
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 746,984 11.87 633,93817.83
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10,355 0.16 13,684-24.33
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 41,193 0.65 94,583-56.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,109,395 17.63 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 24,346 0.39 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 59 0.00 63,864-99.91
50 Silk 0 0.00 8,930-100.00
52 Cotton 3,655,304 58.08 6,748,571-45.84
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 30,303 0.48 38,343-20.97
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 136,309 2.17 27,394397.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 515,025 8.18 416,08723.78
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,616 0.07 4,900-5.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 491 0.01 54809.26
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,068 0.11 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 159 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 246-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,457 0.05 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia