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Russian trade in goods with Azerbaijan in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan totaled $976,141,722, up 30.13% ($225,987,548) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $710,455,168, up 43.45% ($215,185,606) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $265,686,554, up 4.24% ($10,801,942) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $444,768,614, a 85.02% increase ($204,383,664) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 36th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 43rd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.5427% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4015% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 34th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 40th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.6352% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3978% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 40th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 38th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3906% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4088% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian exports to Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.82% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (23.95% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.24% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (21.12% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.18% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (11.95% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.71% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (15.82% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.44% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (13.44% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.74% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (4.45% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $56,540,122;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $25,328,897;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $23,822,490;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $13,176,308;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $11,086,898;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $6,326,640;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $5,872,738;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,862,402;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,469,597;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $2,670,509;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,303,914;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,240,536.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $8,706,906;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,920,682;
  • 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 $3,139,200.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 1,206,242 0.17 2,149,570-43.88
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,642,616 0.23 487,603236.88
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,317,622 0.19 2,315,923-43.11
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,103,504 0.44 2,866,3458.27
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 66,619 0.01 12,366438.73
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 14,510 0.00 24,942-41.83
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6,474,075 0.91 3,803,56670.21
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 179,363 0.03 56,417217.92
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,731,690 0.24 1,147,67950.89
10 Cereals 88,944,886 12.52 32,404,764174.48
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,799,937 0.68 2,918,75564.45
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6,566,635 0.92 693,897846.34
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 26,055 0.00 14,77576.35
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 15,745-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 18,996,933 2.67 18,809,0881.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4,761,028 0.67 4,521,2165.30
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16,753,614 2.36 3,577,306368.33
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 13,819,012 1.95 12,975,0136.50
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12,394,102 1.74 10,698,44515.85
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,763,034 0.39 1,971,25840.17
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,720,746 1.23 8,090,8317.79
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,858,413 0.40 2,993,646-4.52
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,710,839 0.66 2,796,92968.43
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,911,435 0.41 3,292,028-11.56
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,376,028 0.33 1,882,98026.18
26 Ores, slag and ash 177,872 0.03 159,24211.70
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 45,335,896 6.38 20,006,999126.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,720,889 0.38 5,860,089-53.57
29 Organic chemicals 4,242,441 0.60 380,0391,016.32
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,531,614 1.06 8,204,981-8.21
31 Fertilizers 34,905,999 4.91 11,083,509214.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,844,568 0.40 1,018,352179.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9,357,204 1.32 7,053,29032.66
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 5,219,931 0.73 5,474,924-4.66
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 234,071 0.03 396,822-41.01
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 309,516 0.04 1,630,959-81.02
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 14,057 0.00 5052,683.56
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,549,645 0.50 3,055,16416.19
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,552,076 1.63 9,897,80416.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,032,463 0.57 5,151,274-21.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 36,336 0.01 53,602-32.21
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 432 0.00 53715.09
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 55,606,895 7.83 49,280,25512.84
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,539 0.00 6,287-75.52
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2,801 0.00 546413.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 5,957-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 18,083,600 2.55 16,755,3697.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 450,477 0.06 531,968-15.32
50 Silk 447 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 13,342 0.00 13,2400.77
52 Cotton 237,070 0.03 144,27364.32
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 51,487 0.01 1,7982,763.57
54 Man-made filaments 74,146 0.01 222,096-66.62
55 Man-made staple fibers 5,378 0.00 114,134-95.29
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 338,628 0.05 334,1871.33
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 51,808 0.01 33,70353.72
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,847 0.00 2,11282.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 384,546 0.05 227,26369.21
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 25,987 0.00 37,140-30.03
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 163,316 0.02 216,001-24.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 249,358 0.04 258,180-3.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 138,254 0.02 191,985-27.99
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 220,818 0.03 133,96864.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 36,411 0.01 63,030-42.23
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,059 0.00 128727.34
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2,694 0.00 736266.03
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,407,722 0.62 3,737,76617.92
69 Ceramic products 2,634,243 0.37 2,650,659-0.62
70 Glass and glassware 6,738,442 0.95 6,271,4657.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 30,096 0.00 8,248264.89
72 Iron and steel 40,676,779 5.73 44,597,461-8.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 25,064,719 3.53 26,530,188-5.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,055,243 0.29 1,505,85536.48
75 Nickel and articles thereof 52,702 0.01 4,0391,204.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,642,056 0.93 4,401,52050.90
78 Lead and articles thereof 4,489 0.00 75,531-94.06
79 Zinc and articles thereof 10,297 0.00 5219,701.92
80 Tin and articles thereof 9,516 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 224,630 0.03 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 632,541 0.09 440,30643.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 731,419 0.10 814,381-10.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 34,856,443 4.91 23,769,54546.64
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 49,881,134 7.02 58,588,040-14.86
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 568,122 0.08 811,640-30.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 20,089,365 2.83 16,619,76820.88
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 21,121 0.00 334,016-93.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,833,500 0.40 4,490,763-36.90
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,843 0.00 2,581126.39
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 141 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 1,407,028 0.20 1,749,265-19.56
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 174,082 0.02 203,425-14.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,467,780 0.49 2,549,35736.03
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 1,305-100.00
SS Classified 91,887,859 12.93 26 589 335245.58

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian imports from Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 75.07% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (76.50% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.73% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (8.70% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.99% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (4.57% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.83% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (1.21% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.03% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (2.68% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.49% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (2.05% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $13,470,079;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $5,558,422;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $5,392,894;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $3,846,378;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $957,855.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $11,564,079;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $4,900,000;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $2,398,130;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $2,166,525;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,016,397.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 5,315 0.00 954457.13
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 258,443 0.10 39,737550.38
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,908,408 2.22 2,062,030186.53
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 54,452,568 20.50 40,982,48932.87
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 129,717,929 48.82 141,282,008-8.19
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 431,733 0.16 959,934-55.02
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 34,990 0.01 21,70361.22
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 46,696-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 455 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 9,781 0.00 8,17919.59
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 209,453 0.08 150,98338.73
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,169,767 0.44 473,347147.13
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 147,369 0.06 112,46431.04
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,659,050 1.38 2,965,48723.39
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 144,216 0.05 227,182-36.52
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,815,158 0.68 3,981,683-54.41
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,474,821 0.56 1,674,657-11.93
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,965,831 1.49 3,007,97631.84
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24,551,116 9.24 19,158,22228.15
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 362,300 0.14 888,200-59.21
29 Organic chemicals 61,679 0.02 738,303-91.65
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 21,057 0.01 29,172-27.82
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 497,291 0.19 431,00815.38
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,567,297 2.47 1,008,875550.95
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 30,000-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 44 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 44,000-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6 0.00 2,465-99.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 336,570 0.13 452,039-25.54
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 11,047-100.00
52 Cotton 3,653,618 1.38 6,051,748-39.63
54 Man-made filaments 17,753 0.01 774,481-97.71
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 63,945 0.02 214,846-70.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,862 0.00 26,759-89.30
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,156,894 1.56 4,556,052-8.76
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 40,433 0.02 6,194552.78
65 Headgear and parts thereof 38 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 615 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 19,352 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 73,234 0.03 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,089,765 0.41 3,106,162-64.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 44,397 0.02 203,521-78.19
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,149,598 1.56 3,531,61917.50
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 34,023 0.01 30710,982.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 222,592 0.08 55,386301.89
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 515,305 0.19 50,857913.24
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 238,689 0.09 127,79886.77
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,738 0.00 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 4,900,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 329,483 0.12 92,652255.61
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 16,231 0.01 28,888-43.81
SS Classified 15,211,342 5.73 10 366 50246.74
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia