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Russian trade in goods with Azerbaijan in Q3 2019

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 the third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan totaled $800,818,085, up 49.81% ($266,255,465) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $636,909,765, up 57.95% ($233,669,058) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $163,908,320, up 24.81% ($32,586,407) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $473,001,445, a 73.95% increase ($201,082,651) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 37th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 46th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.4828% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3107% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 35th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 43rd in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.6164% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3594% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 47th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 51st in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2621% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2193% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 30.25% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (24.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.56% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (18.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.06% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (21.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.92% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (10.77% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.84% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (4.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.66% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (14.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $75,383,338;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $48,326,344;
  • 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 $35,023,734;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $13,054,655;
  • 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 $12,840,379;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $10,753,543;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,948,386;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $5,834,679;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $5,040,705;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $3,192,173;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,099,942;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,755,008;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $2,581,496;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $2,565,113;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $2,272,057;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $2,240,156;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $2,133,772;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,979,006.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $4,456,661;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3,975,523;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2,265,926;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,923,904.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
01 Live animals 1,244,587 0.20 1,241,2830.27
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,313,676 0.21 673,75394.98
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 761,700 0.12 838,900-9.20
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,838,918 0.45 2,682,2195.84
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 8,530-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,541,119 0.56 1,300,963172.19
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,918 0.00 6,995-72.58
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 668,931 0.11 901,536-25.80
10 Cereals 107,876,544 16.94 32,493,206232.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,000,047 0.63 1,727,990131.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,677,415 0.26 203,428724.57
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 40,850 0.01 2,9321,293.25
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,084-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10,901,363 1.71 13,167,289-17.21
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4,312,263 0.68 4,389,705-1.76
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 14,859,323 2.33 4,105,780261.91
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10,754,123 1.69 8,172,62731.59
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,665,305 1.52 8,364,11215.56
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,403,893 0.38 2,185,06810.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,725,034 1.06 6,401,4835.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,365,875 0.69 5,292,936-17.52
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,971,372 0.47 1,066,098178.71
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,738,236 0.27 3,256,391-46.62
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,850,353 0.45 1,809,88157.49
26 Ores, slag and ash 93,182 0.01 187,567-50.32
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 66,097,751 10.38 17,771,407271.93
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,628,996 0.41 2,847,578-7.68
29 Organic chemicals 553,940 0.09 332,85766.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,020,784 0.79 4,795,8724.69
31 Fertilizers 23,737,442 3.73 10,682,787122.20
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,345,982 0.53 780,869328.49
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 10,456,323 1.64 4,621,644126.25
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 6,087,866 0.96 3,954,09453.96
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 463,821 0.07 380,30121.96
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 581,370 0.09 715,101-18.70
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 14,123 0.00 12,9309.23
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,170,026 0.50 3,237,743-2.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,874,403 1.55 6,774,46145.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,593,409 0.56 4,281,601-16.07
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 61,483 0.01 83,918-26.73
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4,462 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 51,832,494 8.14 46,791,78910.77
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,378 0.00 4,104-66.42
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2,228 0.00 973128.98
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 2,760-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 15,628,635 2.45 12,436,46225.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 403,611 0.06 411,239-1.85
50 Silk 36 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,533 0.00 592,498.31
52 Cotton 24,999 0.00 29,962-16.56
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 89-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 189,289 0.03 177,2626.78
55 Man-made staple fibers 19,921 0.00 309,746-93.57
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 264,408 0.04 236,57611.76
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,238 0.00 647400.46
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 21,471 0.00 6,414234.75
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 164,922 0.03 119,18638.37
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 19,346 0.00 34,709-44.26
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 377,318 0.06 365,9173.12
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 239,551 0.04 210,13514.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 144,402 0.02 173,763-16.90
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 182,475 0.03 369,139-50.57
65 Headgear and parts thereof 34,265 0.01 30,57412.07
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 816 0.00 1,477-44.75
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4,736 0.00 665612.18
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,045,728 0.64 3,952,4272.36
69 Ceramic products 2,358,595 0.37 2,202,8887.07
70 Glass and glassware 5,990,417 0.94 4,230,43341.60
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 20,557 0.00 16412,434.76
72 Iron and steel 54,112,390 8.50 52,133,3843.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,712,693 3.57 24,636,597-7.81
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,672,797 0.58 3,807,640-3.54
75 Nickel and articles thereof 341,507 0.05 47,845613.78
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,574,840 1.19 4,819,83257.16
78 Lead and articles thereof 55,717 0.01 89,538-37.77
79 Zinc and articles thereof 501 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 200-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 61,927 0.01 120,823-48.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 334,717 0.05 562,422-40.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 710,249 0.11 740,178-4.04
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,303,878 4.13 18,355,49243.30
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 47,367,619 7.44 34,527,24037.19
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 36,193,066 5.68 1,169,3322,995.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12,910,282 2.03 11,142,06915.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 23,279 0.00 4,479,940-99.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,759,849 0.28 5,735,372-69.32
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,418 0.00 4,856-29.61
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 3,140-100.00
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 1,083,170 0.17 1,192,625-9.18
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 130,416 0.02 248,945-47.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,426,000 0.54 1,893,67880.92
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 12,603-100.00
SS Classified 4,856,873 0.76 3 662 47832.61

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 49.27% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (49.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.28% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (23.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.93% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (5.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.84% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (1.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.20% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (6.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $10,334,818;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $6,353,339;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $4,949,995;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,452,516;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,234,993;
  • 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 $1,189,182;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $955,017;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $687,382.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,388,446;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $625,119;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $540,427.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 33,106 0.02 145,886-77.31
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,457,561 3.33 507,566975.24
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,077 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,855,188 3.57 7,243,634-19.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 60,742,752 37.06 50,407,93420.50
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 645,985 0.39 600,5467.57
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 82-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 309-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 86-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 11,977 0.01 3,134282.16
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 246,959 0.15 79,700209.86
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,088,150 0.66 400,768171.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 80,433 0.05 15,343424.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,878,549 1.15 1,823,6233.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 92,742 0.06 147,377-37.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,487,415 2.13 3,051,43714.29
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,135,131 0.69 1,083,3854.78
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,100,744 1.89 2,145,72744.51
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 28,495,681 17.39 28,943,717-1.55
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,673,082 1.02 483,900245.75
29 Organic chemicals 120,981 0.07 746,100-83.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 54,720 0.03 67,825-19.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,000 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 474,242 0.29 374,92926.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,242,749 4.42 889,410714.33
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 81,000-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 10-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 404 0.00 23,860-98.31
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8,318 0.01 317,154-97.38
52 Cotton 4,064,743 2.48 4,503,833-9.75
54 Man-made filaments 310,911 0.19 298,0174.33
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 47,518 0.03 47,599-0.17
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 31,843-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,043,937 2.47 3,822,9145.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 58,659 0.04 7,224712.00
70 Glass and glassware 44,911 0.03 0
72 Iron and steel 1,234,993 0.75 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,541,964 0.94 2,082,391-25.95
74 Copper and articles thereof 56,825 0.03 63,399-10.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,883,057 4.20 4,430,54155.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,344 0.00 6,270-30.72
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 549,434 0.34 173,364216.93
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 221,928 0.14 26,187747.47
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 315,924 0.19 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 179,358 0.11 77,178132.40
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 44,823 0.03 60,884-26.38
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 308 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 85 0.00 18372.22
SS Classified 22,370,652 13.65 16 105 80138.90
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia