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

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan was $810,450,087, down 8.63% ($76,559,730) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2011 totaled $721,826,358, up 7.21% ($48,535,038) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2011 were $88,623,729, down 58.53% ($125,094,768) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in 2011 was $633,202,629, a 37.78% increase ($173,629,806) over 2010.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 71st largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 64th in 2010), accounting for 0.0985% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1417% in 2010).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 62nd largest export market in 2011 (down from 59th in 2010), accounting for 0.1397% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1696% in 2010).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 84th largest supplier in 2011 (down from 66th in 2010), accounting for 0.0290% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0934% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 40.34% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (49.22% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.39% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (11.49% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 16.04% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (12.88% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.75% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.09% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.01% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (6.67% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.20% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (7.42% in 2010).

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $28,139,622;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $16,388,438;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $11,327,304;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $7,668,050;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $5,924,576;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4,866,164;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3,195,512;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $3,076,760;
  • 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 $2,886,790;
  • 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 $2,561,426.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan 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) - a decrease of $41,274,834;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $4,267,853;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,837,114;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,351,720.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 462,564 0.06 651,885-29.04
02 Meat and edible meat offal 206,439 0.03 264,383-21.92
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,106,874 0.15 1,400,886-20.99
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,073,622 0.84 4,653,76030.51
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25,592 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 170,046 0.02 134,32426.59
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,642,001 0.23 2,648,537-38.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 318,957 0.04 323,908-1.53
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 236,025 0.03 123,80190.65
10 Cereals 4,960,983 0.69 94,8195,132.06
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11,459,419 1.59 3,791,369202.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 240,975 0.03 6,4333,645.92
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,151 0.00 901249.72
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 27,144,298 3.76 15,816,99471.61
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,561,108 0.22 2,235,020-30.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 25,518,342 3.54 9,129,904179.50
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,155,463 1.55 9,409,64818.55
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 17,899,486 2.48 14,822,72620.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,059,190 0.15 774,68736.72
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,362,344 1.02 5,229,99840.77
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,928,180 0.54 4,225,833-7.04
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 903,933 0.13 1,091,762-17.20
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,095,212 0.29 563,229272.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,872,264 0.26 855,375118.88
26 Ores, slag and ash 32,621 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 289,290,006 40.08 330,564,840-12.49
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,869,837 0.81 3,308,41177.42
29 Organic chemicals 961,916 0.13 993,075-3.14
30 Pharmaceutical products 9,984,462 1.38 14,252,315-29.94
31 Fertilizers 3,785,911 0.52 590,399541.25
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,432,560 0.61 2,884,98253.64
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,171,537 0.30 2,307,791-5.90
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 7,943,553 1.10 7,229,8579.87
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 286,909 0.04 189,63151.30
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,769,170 0.25 1,316,21134.41
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 36,757 0.01 32,44813.28
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,212,683 0.58 3,051,48638.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,121,726 0.71 3,799,48234.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,010,306 0.56 4,943,191-18.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 41,501 0.01 53,919-23.03
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 34,154 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 110,008,948 15.24 81,869,32634.37
45 Cork and articles of cork 662 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 48,588 0.01 2,9421,551.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,069,940 0.70 3,997,59226.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 657,975 0.09 872,898-24.62
50 Silk 0 0.00 19-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 410,706 0.06 63,021551.70
52 Cotton 14,492 0.00 5,886146.21
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 198 0.00 4,964-96.01
54 Man-made filaments 180,758 0.03 192,736-6.21
55 Man-made staple fibers 45,538 0.01 4,289961.74
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 494,821 0.07 723,402-31.60
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 26 0.00 2,782-99.07
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,080 0.00 430848.84
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 169,319 0.02 619,684-72.68
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 20,343 0.00 16,02126.98
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 318,759 0.04 261,63921.83
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 296,498 0.04 361,271-17.93
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 468,917 0.06 204,093129.76
65 Headgear and parts thereof 45,778 0.01 31,42545.67
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 12,295 0.00 4825,514.58
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19,657,804 2.72 18,955,8803.70
69 Ceramic products 3,494,833 0.48 2,752,88526.95
70 Glass and glassware 2,172,843 0.30 2,140,8431.49
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 278,623 0.04 60,689359.10
72 Iron and steel 47,350,479 6.56 41,425,90314.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,272,875 1.28 8,604,1927.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 558,162 0.08 301,71485.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 553,994 0.08 6,7238,140.28
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 415,931 0.06 289,95143.45
79 Zinc and articles thereof 479 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 8 0.00 24,131-99.97
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 255 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,229,243 0.31 1,277,41974.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,814,133 0.39 2,544,12910.61
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 19,495,213 2.70 21,403,799-8.92
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 17,093,824 2.37 14,207,03420.32
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 1,838,273 0.25 4,189,993-56.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,502,200 0.62 7,339,314-38.66
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 212 0.00 204,351-99.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,819,557 0.25 2,593,013-29.83
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 718 0.00 8,384-91.44
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 115 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 2,063,761 0.29 974,802111.71
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28,183 0.00 47,742-40.97
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 42,398 0.01 41,1453.05
SS Classified 481,524 0.07 894 596-46.17

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 57.66% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (26.29% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 41.15% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (72.82% in 2010).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,052,807.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $82,185,919;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $30,829,932;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $6,074,307;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $5,120,880;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $825,204;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $756,453;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $553,388;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $337,594;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $326,154.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 237,918 0.27 55,957325.18
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 66,997 0.08 154,067-56.51
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17,981,869 20.29 48,811,801-63.16
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 17,025,286 19.21 99,211,205-82.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,386 0.01 343,980-98.14
10 Cereals 22,818 0.03 53,537-57.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 723,651 0.82 5,844,531-87.62
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,146 0.00 5,266-78.24
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 31,299 0.04 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 231,573 0.26 1,056,777-78.09
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 12,680-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 28,962 0.03 23,03425.74
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 106,717 0.12 57,05387.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 272,150 0.31 87,750210.14
26 Ores, slag and ash 5,856 0.01 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 56,696 0.06 102,940-44.92
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 126 0.00 179-29.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 136-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 321 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 197-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 233,915 0.26 36,767536.21
50 Silk 0 0.00 2,955-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 82,900 0.09 92,637-10.51
52 Cotton 44,206,307 49.88 50,280,614-12.08
54 Man-made filaments 38,033 0.04 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 521-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 24,687 0.03 14816,580.41
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 23,359-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 428,653 0.48 244,98774.97
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 407,340 0.46 733,494-44.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,584,083 6.30 4,531,27623.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 297,960 0.34 268,96810.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 26,406 0.03 14,91477.06
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,070 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 492-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 166-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 59,871 0.07 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 392-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 130,084 0.15 15,926716.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 93,057 0.11 41422,377.54
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 105,659 0.12 862,112-87.74
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 11,758-100.00
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 0 0.00 2,404-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 23,560 0.03 84,715-72.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 33,216-100.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 333-100.00
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 1,241 0.00 81951.53
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 79,132 0.09 632,520-87.49
SS Classified 0 0.00 21 500-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia