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Russian trade with Yemen in 2018

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 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Yemen

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Yemen was $300,441,524, down 1.20% ($3,652,118) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2018 were $300,315,116, down 1.23% ($3,753,039) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2018 totaled $126,408, up 395.97% ($100,921) from 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Yemen in 2018 was $300,188,708, a 1.27% decrease ($3,853,960) over 2017.

Yemen was Russia’s 93rd largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 89th in 2017), accounting for 0.0437% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0521% in 2017).

Yemen was Russia’s 83rd largest export market in 2018 (down from 75th in 2017), accounting for 0.0667% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0852% in 2017).

Yemen was Russia’s 168th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 181st in 2017), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0000% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Yemen

The major share of Russian exports to Yemen in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.19% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (88.06% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.82% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (10.72% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.64% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (1.08% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2018 over 2017 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 $1,652,092.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $3,337,475;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,972,575.
Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 16,464 0.01 600,105-97.26
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 226,029 0.08 402,241-43.81
10 Cereals 264,592,895 88.11 266,565,470-0.74
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 202,655-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 7,012-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,929,656 1.64 3,277,56450.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,100 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 496,014 0.17 157,077215.78
31 Fertilizers 571 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 21,170 0.01 26,255-19.37
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 57,920 0.02 25,248129.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,157-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 34,630-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 268,575 0.09 10,6252,427.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 29,227,902 9.73 32,565,377-10.25
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 132 0.00 9046.67
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 147,897-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 25,788-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 399,374 0.13 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 62,898 0.02 10,345508.00
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 1,098 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,318 0.00 6,61910.56

Russia’s Imports from Yemen

The major share of Russian imports from Yemen in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.71% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (96.06% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (1.40% in 2017).
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (2.33% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $101,561.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $594.
Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 126,043 99.71 24,482414.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 594-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 365 0.29 55563.64
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 0.00 356-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia