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

Russia’s Trade with Yemen

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Yemen was $163,361,684, down 2.62% ($4,393,663) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2011 were $163,157,033, down 2.64% ($4,422,040) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2011 totaled $204,651, up 16.10% ($28,377) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Yemen in 2011 was $162,952,382, a 2.66% decrease ($4,450,417) over 2010.

Yemen was Russia’s 105th largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 94th in 2010), accounting for 0.0199% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0268% in 2010).

Yemen was Russia’s 88th largest export market in 2011 (down from 78th in 2010), accounting for 0.0316% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0422% in 2010).

Yemen was Russia’s 162nd largest supplier in 2011 (down from 158th in 2010), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 96.65% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (42.38% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.27% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (37.11% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.71% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (9.07% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.04% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (1.54% in 2010).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $85,488,632;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $1,172,125.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $57,123,187;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $14,077,769;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,934,046;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,192,065;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $606,853.
Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
10 Cereals 156,210,305 95.74 70,721,673120.88
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,172,125 0.72 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 308,671 0.19 302,3962.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 60,299 0.04 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 945-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 16,394 0.01 32,432-49.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 1,363-100.00
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 0 0.00 40,949-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 308-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 23,289-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 38,268 0.02 146,222-73.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 321,508 0.20 613,443-47.59
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,134,154 0.70 1,092,4293.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 29,852 0.02 14,107,621-99.79
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6,016 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 276 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 15-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 44,930 0.03 0
70 Glass and glassware 45,450 0.03 24,46585.78
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 606,853-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 46,194 0.03 1,980,240-97.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,856 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 185 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,198 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,729 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,610,547 0.99 1,926,109-16.38
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 895,795 0.55 744,17220.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 786,298 0.48 57,909,485-98.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 413,017 0.25 1,605,082-74.27
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 966 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 15 699 582-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 84.01% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (98.42% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.70% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (1.54% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.29% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (0.00% in 2010).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $27,365;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,641.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,572.
Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 171,924 84.01 173,496-0.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,641 1.29 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 57-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 30,086 14.70 2,7211,005.70
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia