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Russian trade with Azerbaijan in 2011

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Azerbaijan in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan totaled $3,076,211,579, up 57.88% ($1,127,780,820) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2011 totaled $2,504,502,112, up 60.33% ($942,388,173) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2011 totaled $571,709,467, up 47.99% ($185,392,647) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in 2011 was $1,932,792,645, a 64.38% increase ($756,995,526) over 2010.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 37th largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 43rd in 2010), accounting for 0.3740% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3113% in 2010).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 30th largest export market in 2011 (up from 39th in 2010), accounting for 0.4847% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3934% in 2010).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 49th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 54th in 2010), accounting for 0.1870% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1688% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian exports to Azerbaijan in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.30% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (22.18% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.01% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (23.02% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.62% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (15.73% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 11.08% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (14.16% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.47% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (9.25% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.26% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (4.21% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $61,767,188;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $60,545,191;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $58,834,515;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $44,482,380;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $38,182,036;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $37,384,470;
  • 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) - an increase of $36,612,375;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $34,822,523;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $26,551,091;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $11,729,501;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $10,979,622;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $10,879,631;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $10,849,120;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $8,032,853.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $21,104,198.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 890,946 0.04 96,144826.68
02 Meat and edible meat offal 87,358 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,672,151 0.11 1,594,88467.55
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25,206,947 1.01 21,675,30416.29
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 81,000 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 107,044 0.00 7,0631,415.56
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,408,187 0.34 4,940,36870.19
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 351,540 0.01 504,303-30.29
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 858,608 0.03 440,55294.89
10 Cereals 98,632,056 3.94 39,797,541147.83
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 67,007,205 2.68 5,240,0171,178.76
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,183,304 0.13 793,991300.92
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 464 0.00 64,583-99.28
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,308 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14,070,362 0.56 8,936,21057.45
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 15,387,022 0.61 13,859,09311.02
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 21,607,955 0.86 13,575,10259.17
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 50,778,316 2.03 39,929,19627.17
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 33,989,307 1.36 29,403,57515.60
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,282,797 0.13 2,180,87450.53
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 30,706,957 1.23 23,389,85931.28
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 20,229,581 0.81 17,291,29416.99
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,196,548 0.21 4,355,62819.31
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 155,828,045 6.22 118,443,57531.56
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 32,296,976 1.29 53,401,174-39.52
26 Ores, slag and ash 355,641 0.01 195,81481.62
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 23,902,602 0.95 12,173,10196.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8,905,376 0.36 5,253,88269.50
29 Organic chemicals 4,528,770 0.18 3,305,43337.01
30 Pharmaceutical products 34,272,155 1.37 34,072,0510.59
31 Fertilizers 18,441,278 0.74 12,664,15945.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,616,032 0.06 904,18278.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,160,525 0.45 9,853,53213.26
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 17,530,661 0.70 14,734,39118.98
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,085,058 0.04 374,968189.37
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3,721,704 0.15 538,835590.69
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 89,241 0.00 35,152153.87
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,888,731 0.59 17,359,818-14.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 24,689,105 0.99 25,304,861-2.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,202,054 0.85 20,142,3745.26
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 13,673-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 652,936 0.03 457,63442.68
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,603 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 232,486,951 9.28 188,004,57123.66
45 Cork and articles of cork 184 0.00 236-22.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 39,841,093 1.59 28,861,47138.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,071,190 0.20 4,332,61417.05
52 Cotton 2,007,993 0.08 2,370,818-15.30
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 240,684 0.01 46,000423.23
54 Man-made filaments 21,534 0.00 97,200-77.85
55 Man-made staple fibers 53,275 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 397,025 0.02 261,52651.81
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,005 0.00 14,706-86.37
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,128 0.00 71457.98
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,467,490 0.06 1,655,941-11.38
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 231,757 0.01 260,357-10.98
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 39,085 0.00 52,589-25.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 673,722 0.03 320,492110.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 521,690 0.02 771,470-32.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 282,756 0.01 402,922-29.82
65 Headgear and parts thereof 27,112 0.00 15,87370.81
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3,060 0.00 26,802-88.58
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 35,079,624 1.40 32,958,8086.43
69 Ceramic products 3,500,931 0.14 5,761,012-39.23
70 Glass and glassware 16,932,610 0.68 11,274,95750.18
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 464,327 0.02 3,748,027-87.61
72 Iron and steel 191,761,730 7.66 131,216,53946.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 108,461,140 4.33 70,279,10454.33
74 Copper and articles thereof 23,059,014 0.92 18,025,97927.92
75 Nickel and articles thereof 509,285 0.02 10,0314,977.11
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,411,816 0.38 14,727,103-36.09
78 Lead and articles thereof 270,479 0.01 287,879-6.04
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4,528 0.00 2,644,364-99.83
80 Tin and articles thereof 40,421 0.00 11,825241.83
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 270,322 0.01 16,1321,575.69
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,742,580 0.15 5,542,172-32.47
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,537,484 0.14 3,022,95717.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 138,976,176 5.55 112,425,08523.62
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 127,346,735 5.08 90,734,36040.35
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 14,901,373 0.59 4,021,742270.52
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 177,457,540 7.09 142,635,01724.41
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 654,740 0.03 425,31053.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,837,203 0.67 9,385,03879.40
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 60,225 0.00 54,50310.50
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 188 0.00 209-10.05
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 7,815,694 0.31 3,510,825122.62
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 541,470 0.02 281,85392.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 186,612 0.01 258,871-27.91
SS Classified 561,402,675 22.42 114 053 745392.23

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian imports from Azerbaijan in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 50.45% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (60.82% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 17.74% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (7.30% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 14.80% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (13.76% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.46% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (9.15% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.28% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (3.88% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.99% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (1.37% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $74,709,439;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $42,827,276;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $28,712,140;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $10,700,673;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $8,279,026;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $7,957,742;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $4,384,660;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $2,738,705;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $2,529,637;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $2,407,993;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,807,893.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $4,340,458.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 188,524 0.03 287,630-34.46
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 33,004 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 96,914,960 16.95 54,087,68479.18
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 148,594,505 25.99 137,893,8327.76
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11,633,486 2.03 9,225,49326.10
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 247,451 0.04 287,914-14.05
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,363 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,600 0.00 336971.43
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,489,030 0.61 1,681,137107.54
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 109,882 0.02 196,434-44.06
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,248,144 1.44 8,928,848-7.62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,145,769 0.20 1,128,7101.51
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 15,177,157 2.65 19,517,615-22.24
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,654,358 0.46 1,739,72152.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8,486,048 1.48 5,747,34347.65
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 76,111,357 13.31 47,399,21760.58
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,763,467 0.31 1,013,50074.00
29 Organic chemicals 16,853,868 2.95 8,574,84296.55
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 419,709 0.07 330,16627.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 3,112-100.00
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 38,991 0.01 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 33,902 0.01 18,90279.36
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,764,226 0.31 1,220,14344.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,545,745 0.62 3,819,451-7.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 62,148 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 47,557 0.01 4809,807.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 74,436 0.01 69,7806.67
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 49,004 0.01 10,602362.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 540,623 0.09 512,2145.55
50 Silk 13,950 0.00 0
52 Cotton 18,353,476 3.21 10,395,73476.55
54 Man-made filaments 5,524,052 0.97 6,022,145-8.27
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 6,466-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 299,278 0.05 5,6975,153.26
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 115,359 0.02 100,47514.81
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 718,963 0.13 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,145,274 0.90 5,106,2260.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18,083,116 3.16 13,698,45632.01
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 137,754 0.02 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,932,197 0.51 402,560628.39
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 40,222-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 34,146 0.01 23,04848.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 30 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 98,153,917 17.17 23,444,478318.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,040,040 0.53 4,519,481-32.73
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 97 0.00 255,817-99.96
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 239,853 0.04 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 287-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,568,227 0.62 3,850,584-7.33
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 297,220 0.05 488,729-39.19
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 1,195,751 0.21 441,510170.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 53,232 0.01 23,619125.38
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 47,558 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 498,178 0.09 479,6863.86
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 149,932 0.03 26,084474.80
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 90 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,101 0.00 15,395-92.85
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,871 0.00 17,700-89.43
SS Classified 14,869,491 2.60 13 257 31512.16
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia