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Russian trade in goods with Myanmar (Burma) 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 Myanmar (Burma) in the third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Myanmar (Burma)

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Myanmar (Burma) totaled $111,485,428, up 134.87% ($64,018,526) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $64,250,447, up 166.46% ($40,138,028) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $47,234,981, up 102.25% ($23,880,498) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Myanmar (Burma) in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $17,015,466, a 2,144.97% increase ($16,257,530) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 81st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 104th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0672% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0276% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 85th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 104th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0622% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0215% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 73rd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 85th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0755% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0390% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 82.68% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (48.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.29% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (4.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.72% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (6.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.48% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (2.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.54% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (8.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15,083,288;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $14,086,417;
  • 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 $11,919,678;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $632,145;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $251,697;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $205,962.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 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 $1,829,016.
Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
10 Cereals 888,747 1.38 682,78530.16
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 60,647 0.09 22,155173.74
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9,880 0.02 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 337,186 0.52 2,166,202-84.43
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,315 0.01 150,929-95.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 666 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 1,167,764 1.82 1,018,10014.70
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 268 0.00 0
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 275 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,480 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 413 0.00 28246.45
39 Plastics and articles thereof 152,885 0.24 11,3611,245.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 415,316 0.65 298,29839.23
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 133,093 0.21 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 40,756 0.06 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,736 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 21,724 0.03 0
52 Cotton 560 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 164 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 18 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 8,705 0.01 1615,306.83
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 705 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,795 0.05 4,552620.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 12,586 0.02 6209,666.67
70 Glass and glassware 10,866 0.02 12,976-16.26
72 Iron and steel 447 0.00 594-24.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,096,321 1.71 464,176136.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 183,607 0.29 4,2514,219.15
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 712,160 1.11 583,79721.99
80 Tin and articles thereof 31 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,924 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 29,847 0.05 21513,782.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 88,819 0.14 36,272144.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,661,281 24.38 577,9932,609.60
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 16,238,967 25.27 4,319,289275.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 371,293 0.58 119,596210.46
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,850,307 32.45 6,763,890208.26
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 728 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 7,446 0.01 109,738-93.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,270 0.00 0
SS Classified 5,694,449 8.86 6 764 801-15.82

Russia’s Imports from Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 87.04% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (91.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.65% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (4.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $13,074,253;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $4,900,652;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,478,983;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,557,621;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $441,560;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $315,913.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) 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
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,772 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 27,000 0.06 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 150,932 0.32 27,012458.76
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,508 0.01 0
10 Cereals 4,318,021 9.14 839,038414.64
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 988 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 53,841 0.11 123,549-56.42
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,622 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,247 0.03 16,597-26.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 61 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,269,351 2.69 827,79153.34
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 31,263 0.07 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 15,286 0.03 68,778-77.77
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 51 0.00 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 1,597-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 40,225-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,125,071 19.32 4,224,419116.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 26,769,584 56.67 13,695,33195.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8,607 0.02 7,8849.17
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,696,106 9.94 3,138,48549.63
65 Headgear and parts thereof 515,950 1.09 200,037157.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 353 0.00 158123.42
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,800 0.04 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 6-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,440 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 754-100.00
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 134,705 0.29 124,1328.52
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,779 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 24,153 0.05 14616,443.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 41,720 0.09 15,998160.78
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,770 0.01 2,546165.91
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia