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

Russia’s Trade with Yemen

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Yemen totaled $86,807,467, up 5.57% ($4,577,589) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Yemen in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $86,795,155, up 5.70% ($4,680,787) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Yemen in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $12,312, down 89.34% ($103,198) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Yemen in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $86,782,843, a 5.83% increase ($4,783,985) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Yemen was Russia’s 87th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 86th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0542% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0481% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Yemen was Russia’s 74th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 78th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0861% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0745% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Yemen was Russia’s 171st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 147th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0002% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Yemen

The major share of Russian exports to Yemen 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) - 61.09% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (85.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 38.68% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (2.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.21% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (11.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $31,372,238.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Yemen 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 $16,988,943;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $9,653,460.
Russia’s exports to Yemen in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
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 64,957 0.07 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 189,508-100.00
10 Cereals 52,878,291 60.92 69,867,234-24.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7,445 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 51,655 0.06 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 18,711 0.02 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 33,574,183 38.68 2,201,9451,424.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,182 0.01 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 571-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 21,170-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,615 0.01 22,925-66.78
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 15,733 0.02 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 170,383 0.20 149,13914.24
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 9,653,460-100.00
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 0 0.00 1,098-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 7,318-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Yemen

The major share of Russian imports from Yemen 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) - 99.83% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (99.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $2,300.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $105,509.
Russia’s imports from Yemen in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,991 81.15 115,500-91.35
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,300 18.68 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 21 0.17 10110.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia