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Russian trade in goods with Pakistan 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 Pakistan in the third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Pakistan was $98,491,304, down 22.63% ($28,802,779) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $28,075,552, down 55.43% ($34,919,198) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $70,415,752, up 9.51% ($6,116,419) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $42,340,200, a 3,145.50% increase ($41,035,617) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Pakistan was Russia’s 84th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 81st in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0594% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0740% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Pakistan was Russia’s 104th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 84th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0272% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0561% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Pakistan was Russia’s 65th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 64th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1126% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1074% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

The major share of Russian exports to Pakistan 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) - 58.47% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (19.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.78% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (21.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 15.34% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (20.02% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.25% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (30.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.84% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (0.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.47% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (7.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Pakistan 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) - an increase of $5,271,890;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $590,128;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $301,178;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $180,559;
  • 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 $148,144;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $128,694;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $123,932;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $89,143.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $16,588,656;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $8,167,860;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $6,400,673;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4,175,756;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2,671,703;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,833,401;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $775,603;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $657,291;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $333,184;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $267,097.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 15,017,440 53.49 9,745,55054.10
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 590,128 2.10 0
10 Cereals 748,934 2.67 1,524,537-50.87
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 59,449 0.21 716,740-91.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 319,117 1.14 652,301-51.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 92,428 0.33 4,268,184-97.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,940,896 6.91 8,341,569-76.73
29 Organic chemicals 562,539 2.00 645,955-12.91
30 Pharmaceutical products 74,410 0.27 2,746,113-97.29
31 Fertilizers 123,932 0.44 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 11-100.00
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 14,502 0.05 16,930-14.34
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 28,819 0.10 46,139-37.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 100,326 0.36 11,183797.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,145,638 7.64 1,844,46016.33
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 23,150-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 362,327 1.29 233,63355.08
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 103,415 0.37 370,512-72.09
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,840,503 13.68 12,008,363-68.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2 0.00 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 2,875-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 25,281 0.09 27,946-9.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 446 0.00 203119.70
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,072 0.00 715,214.29
70 Glass and glassware 12,935 0.05 7,21879.20
72 Iron and steel 455,401 1.62 17,044,057-97.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 430,323 1.53 2,263,724-80.99
74 Copper and articles thereof 130 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,828 0.04 12,039-10.06
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,141 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,652 0.04 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,390 0.02 762,614.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 427,104 1.52 246,54573.24
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 253,446 0.90 105,302140.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,470-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 115,474 0.41 66,66673.21
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 2,306 0.01 0
SS Classified 199,818 0.71 20 361881.38

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan 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) - 71.59% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (75.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.12% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (3.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.25% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (4.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.18% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.64% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.56% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Pakistan 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 $3,955,662;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2,449,762;
  • 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 $2,339,597;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $1,380,527;
  • 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 $1,118,331;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,019,740;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $557,158;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $386,094;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $286,098;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $255,376.

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

  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $2,687,626;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $2,128,410;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,525,793;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $964,943;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $417,891;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $230,551.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12,075 0.02 242,626-95.02
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 145,044 0.21 124,37116.62
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 749-100.00
10 Cereals 638,917 0.91 2,164,710-70.48
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11,038 0.02 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 108,872 0.15 31,204248.90
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 30,539 0.04 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 62,371 0.09 96,481-35.35
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 627-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,017 0.01 6,997-42.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,966 0.01 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,269,974 1.80 250,234407.51
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 221,798 0.31 320,447-30.78
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,276,406 1.81 1,313,699-2.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 1,669-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 4,333-100.00
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 1,138,655 1.62 20,3245,502.51
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,336 0.01 1,794253.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,139,259 1.62 753,16551.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 45,621 0.06 24,70884.64
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 128,484 0.18 99,92128.59
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8,575,212 12.18 6,235,61537.52
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3,431 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,849 0.00 5,821-51.06
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 9-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,696 0.00 597184.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 670-100.00
52 Cotton 2,185,914 3.10 4,314,324-49.33
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 72,354 0.10 0
54 Man-made filaments 327,313 0.46 1,292,256-74.67
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,729,232 3.88 1,348,705102.36
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,024 0.00 42,960-97.62
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7,433 0.01 77,243-90.38
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,699 0.01 2,24464.84
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6,601 0.01 4,53745.49
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 37,778 0.05 3,2251,071.41
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 15,944,654 22.64 13,494,89218.15
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 21,172,225 30.07 17,216,56322.98
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,049,694 5.75 6,737,320-39.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,681,746 5.23 4,099,637-10.19
65 Headgear and parts thereof 188,799 0.27 211,235-10.62
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 189,933 0.27 176,5697.57
69 Ceramic products 29 0.00 30-3.33
70 Glass and glassware 644 0.00 411,470.73
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17,812 0.03 2,243694.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 35,554 0.05 7,701361.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 63 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 464 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,064,570 1.51 809,19431.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 399 0.00 1,204-66.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 205,558 0.29 3,7215,424.27
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 81 0.00 4,651-98.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,232 0.00 7,215-69.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,324,164 1.88 1,038,06627.56
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,304 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 177,035 0.25 93,92688.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,130,025 3.02 1,572,86735.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 26,859 0.04 35,993-25.38
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia