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Russian trade with Mongolia 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 Mongolia in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Mongolia

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Mongolia totaled $1,588,349,463, up 56.38% ($572,682,573) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Mongolia in 2011 totaled $1,499,234,246, up 60.08% ($562,667,964) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Mongolia in 2011 totaled $89,115,217, up 12.66% ($10,014,609) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mongolia in 2011 was $1,410,119,029, a 64.45% increase ($552,653,355) over 2010.

Mongolia was Russia’s 55th largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 59th in 2010), accounting for 0.1931% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1623% in 2010).

Mongolia was Russia’s 45th largest export market in 2011 (up from 51st in 2010), accounting for 0.2901% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2359% in 2010).

Mongolia was Russia’s 83rd largest supplier in 2011 (down from 82nd in 2010), accounting for 0.0291% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0346% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 61.91% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (67.59% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.69% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (8.24% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.14% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (13.23% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.23% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (3.02% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.35% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (5.75% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mongolia in 2011 over 2010 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 $294,592,494;
  • 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 $119,878,532;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $56,595,789;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $10,485,979;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,893,033;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $7,448,059;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $7,041,051;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $6,879,719;
  • 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 $6,590,859;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $5,742,945;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5,255,394.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $23,229,809.
Russia’s exports to Mongolia in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 317,853 0.02 464,684-31.60
02 Meat and edible meat offal 341,665 0.02 39,732759.92
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 13,952-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11,467,452 0.76 7,471,00653.49
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,537 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 49,445 0.00 119,181-58.51
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 414,105 0.03 357,57215.81
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,737,414 0.12 1,081,78560.61
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 898,050 0.06 723,05324.20
10 Cereals 2,947,106 0.20 26,176,915-88.74
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 23,518,503 1.57 13,032,52480.46
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 47,621 0.00 72,301-34.14
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 70,892 0.00 19,747259.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 19,386,822 1.29 17,262,09012.31
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,430,738 0.16 1,444,19168.31
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9,102,976 0.61 7,778,49717.03
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 23,022,772 1.54 15,981,72144.06
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12,368,016 0.82 9,477,61130.50
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,254,924 0.22 2,272,54743.23
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,224,789 1.02 11,576,72831.51
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,234,341 0.55 6,316,48130.36
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 667,796 0.04 981,812-31.98
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,596,917 0.11 1,272,80525.46
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,117,488 0.14 1,443,25046.72
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 66,647-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 926,110,111 61.77 631,517,61746.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,194,699 0.08 816,32946.35
29 Organic chemicals 4,297,787 0.29 2,040,472110.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 11,956,634 0.80 6,701,24078.42
31 Fertilizers 16,382,576 1.09 10,639,63153.98
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,939,936 0.20 2,195,19533.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,405,125 0.23 3,155,4147.91
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 3,908,481 0.26 3,034,96828.78
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 358,952 0.02 228,75156.92
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 12,617,738 0.84 8,738,56244.39
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12,261 0.00 18,354-33.20
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,841,278 0.59 4,660,29989.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,569,506 0.37 4,181,15933.20
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,790,183 0.59 7,485,09517.44
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 199,335 0.01 91,792117.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 254,247 0.02 55,686356.57
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 4,874-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,212,868 0.08 1,575,088-23.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 997 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 990 0.00 317212.30
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,073,386 0.20 3,301,375-6.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 593,093 0.04 573,8933.35
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 230,267 0.02 227,3281.29
52 Cotton 448,808 0.03 120,889271.26
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 4,251 0.00 2,18594.55
54 Man-made filaments 44,976 0.00 14,539209.35
55 Man-made staple fibers 282,061 0.02 309,745-8.94
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 356,713 0.02 449,492-20.64
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 24,246 0.00 32,395-25.16
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,392 0.00 1,030229.32
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 321,119 0.02 224,65842.94
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 930 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 473,178 0.03 179,899163.02
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 215,461 0.01 251,052-14.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 158,735 0.01 460,486-65.53
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,125,882 0.08 1,106,7911.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 83,105 0.01 46,09980.28
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,538 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 185 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,990,794 0.53 4,368,01682.94
69 Ceramic products 1,100,283 0.07 785,25740.12
70 Glass and glassware 7,406,026 0.49 4,295,94572.40
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 165,262 0.01 206,410-19.94
72 Iron and steel 60,570,604 4.04 3,974,8151,423.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 29,072,153 1.94 21,624,09434.44
74 Copper and articles thereof 569,470 0.04 753,972-24.47
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 33,041-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,431,042 0.10 442,878223.12
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 328-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,835 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 666 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,126,546 0.08 1,045,9417.71
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 685,182 0.05 378,09881.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 43,990,641 2.93 36,097,60821.87
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 22,124,759 1.48 15,533,90042.43
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 129,734,839 8.65 9,856,3071,216.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17,790,013 1.19 10,910,29463.06
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 20,040 0.00 507,601-96.05
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,565,859 0.44 4,313,67552.21
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 28,595 0.00 13,693108.83
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4,306 0.00 3,84212.08
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 1,937,442 0.13 972,57599.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 170,721 0.01 137,18124.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 86,834 0.01 82,3795.41
SS Classified 11,943,082 0.80 338 9013,424.06

Russia’s Imports from Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 72.40% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (64.07% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.70% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (33.88% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.07% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (1.70% in 2010).

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $14,151,013;
  • 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 $463,726;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $313,043.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $5,073,667;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $511,699.
Russia’s imports from Mongolia in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 3,190 0.00 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 21,184,476 23.77 26,258,143-19.32
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 12,290 0.01 0
10 Cereals 234,498 0.26 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 3,866-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 129,816-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 454-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 227,520 0.26 410,945-44.63
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,614 0.02 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 152,393 0.17 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 185,233 0.21 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 63,660,362 71.44 49,509,34928.58
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 511,699-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 859,046 0.96 659,81830.19
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 21,355-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 521 0.00 38037.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 447 0.00 44,775-99.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 25 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 51-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 33,237 0.04 11,158197.88
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 780,354 0.88 514,79851.58
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 34-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 200,774 0.23 278,591-27.93
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 721,309 0.81 408,26676.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 17,161 0.02 11,86344.66
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 96,625 0.11 115,520-16.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 21,042 0.02 10,68197.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,249 0.01 6,21732.68
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 15,122 0.02 22,896-33.95
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 458-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 28,503 0.03 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 17,464 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40,491 0.05 31412,795.22
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 0 0.00 38,202-100.00
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 464,926 0.52 1,20038,643.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,060 0.01 1,656447.10
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 966-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 15-100.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 859 0.00 0
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 124,420 0.14 127,116-2.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6 0.00 520.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia