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

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan totaled $248,155,729, up 16.76% ($35,626,837) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $239,555,267, up 17.89% ($36,349,372) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $8,600,462, down 7.75% ($722,535) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $230,954,805, a 19.12% increase ($37,071,907) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 68th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 74th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1496% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1235% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 56th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 59th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2319% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1811% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 98th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 96th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0138% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0156% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 41.47% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (25.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 21.30% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (17.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.68% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (16.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.18% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (7.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.85% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (11.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.38% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (18.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.95% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (0.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan 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) - an increase of $48,096,565;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $8,233,078;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $3,793,211;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $3,626,608;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $2,739,401;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $2,017,836;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,984,474;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,395,849;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $978,422;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $837,674;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $826,250.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 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 $14,258,914;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $10,163,325;
  • 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) - a decrease of $9,205,788;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,377,208;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,794,503;
  • 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 $1,764,980;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $1,557,300;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,098,450.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
01 Live animals 176,166 0.07 105,16567.51
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,454,459 0.61 616,785135.81
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,948,877 0.81 553,028252.40
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,779,361 0.74 1,637,0178.70
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,527 0.00 923173.78
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 138,205 0.06 193,317-28.51
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 153,658 0.06 4,0153,727.10
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 491,696 0.21 434,76513.09
10 Cereals 36,474 0.02 226,259-83.88
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,057,389 0.44 579,17582.57
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 39,295 0.02 76,799-48.83
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 8,586 0.00 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 22 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 13,848,693 5.78 10,222,08535.48
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 491,718 0.21 312,33957.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,903,943 2.05 1,110,732341.51
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,595,165 2.34 2,855,76495.93
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,797,530 3.26 5,779,69434.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,770,254 0.74 1,385,64127.76
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,472,105 1.45 2,806,47423.72
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,565,399 1.91 3,586,97727.28
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 893,417 0.37 696,86728.20
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 389,267 0.16 1,487,717-73.83
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 102,044 0.04 123,498-17.37
26 Ores, slag and ash 46,995 0.02 43,6777.60
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 99,196,223 41.41 51,099,65894.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15,815,872 6.60 17,580,852-10.04
29 Organic chemicals 404,592 0.17 350,51915.43
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,757,194 1.15 2,217,94424.31
31 Fertilizers 372,774 0.16 317,27217.49
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,891,941 0.79 1,718,52010.09
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,270,535 0.95 1,810,71725.39
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 2,707,858 1.13 2,812,514-3.72
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 79,233 0.03 42,42186.78
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 356,148 0.15 933,896-61.86
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 720 0.00 4,183-82.79
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,319,965 0.55 1,689,478-21.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,549,456 1.48 2,723,20630.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,245,989 0.52 1,851,856-32.72
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 15,006 0.01 9116,390.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 99,031 0.04 10,555838.24
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 83,745 0.03 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 19,375,742 8.09 11,142,66473.89
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 176-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 210,277 0.09 126,34466.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,708,246 1.97 4,080,10015.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 84,416 0.04 102,800-17.88
50 Silk 1,143 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 417,882 0.17 0
52 Cotton 473,506 0.20 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 30 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 26,715 0.01 4156,337.35
55 Man-made staple fibers 90,515 0.04 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 267,828 0.11 209,94227.57
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 670,343 0.28 81,996717.53
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 19,714 0.01 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 256,241 0.11 281,593-9.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 18-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 52,166 0.02 61,195-14.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,040,951 0.85 56,4773,513.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 41,605 0.02 25,94660.35
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 74,702 0.03 98,746-24.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 230,424 0.10 2,3819,577.61
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 757 0.00 205269.27
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7,019 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,009,344 0.84 3,566,644-43.66
69 Ceramic products 820,130 0.34 1,058,720-22.54
70 Glass and glassware 1,160,190 0.48 1,184,894-2.08
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 366 0.00 113,227.27
72 Iron and steel 6,262,645 2.61 16,425,970-61.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,726,698 1.97 6,521,201-27.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,365 0.00 90,923-96.30
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 71,705 0.03 52,68336.11
78 Lead and articles thereof 213 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 103-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 108 0.00 431-74.94
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 65,211 0.03 86,420-24.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 482,191 0.20 374,58428.73
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,191,379 1.75 7,568,587-44.62
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 3,662,769 1.53 12,868,557-71.54
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 279,279 0.12 54,054416.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,545,053 0.64 15,803,967-90.22
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 243 0.00 21,061-98.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 815,904 0.34 403,496102.21
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 912 0.00 447104.03
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 14 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 860,164 0.36 676,97827.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,325 0.01 16,417-12.74
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 146,095 0.06 156,354-6.56
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 455 0.00 0
SS Classified 56,760 0.02 0

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of Russian imports from Tajikistan 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) - 79.45% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (69.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.40% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (23.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.15% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (4.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.12% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (1.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $272,260;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $120,633;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $65,643;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $50,505;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $45,335;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $39,681;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $33,571.

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

  • 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 $1,143,394;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $126,439;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $38,006.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
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 11,700 0.14 30,512-61.65
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 537,173 6.25 416,54028.96
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,961 0.07 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 59,917 0.70 14,582310.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,033,040 12.01 2,176,434-52.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 33,571 0.39 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,240 0.11 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 918 0.01 127,357-99.28
52 Cotton 5,669,737 65.92 5,397,4775.04
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 82,796 0.96 43,11592.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,069,902 12.44 1,019,3974.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,043 0.13 8,16735.21
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 17,582-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 65,643 0.76 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,821 0.11 47,827-79.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 24,007-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia