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

Russia’s Trade with Yemen

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Yemen was $31,771,231, down 18.49% ($7,208,469) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Yemen in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $31,671,774, down 18.73% ($7,297,698) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Yemen in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $99,457, up 872.40% ($89,229) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Yemen in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $31,572,317, a 18.96% decrease ($7,386,927) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Yemen was Russia’s 113th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 110th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0192% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0227% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Yemen was Russia’s 99th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 97th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0307% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0347% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Yemen was Russia’s 155th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 168th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0000% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Yemen

The major share of Russian exports to Yemen 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) - 94.22% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (96.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.46% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (3.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.42% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $691,750;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $450,311;
  • 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 $189,596;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $126,790.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $8,476,412;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $206,737;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $182,219.
Russia’s exports to Yemen in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 126,790 0.40 0
10 Cereals 28,953,580 91.42 37,429,992-22.65
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 691,750 2.18 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 5,673 0.02 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 39,647 0.13 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 24,646 0.08 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,095,534 3.46 1,302,271-15.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 7,100-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 182,219-100.00
31 Fertilizers 941 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 17,177 0.05 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 64,890 0.20 4,4801,348.44
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 450,311 1.42 0
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 189,596 0.60 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 43,410-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 11,239 0.04 0

Russia’s Imports from Yemen

The major share of Russian imports from Yemen 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) - 98.17% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (99.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.83% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (0.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $87,442;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,787.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Yemen 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 Yemen 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 97,635 98.17 10,193857.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,822 1.83 355,105.71
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia