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

Russia’s Trade with Myanmar (Burma)

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Myanmar (Burma) was $149,053,031, down 38.83% ($94,621,599) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $116,508,120, down 48.47% ($109,579,731) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $32,544,911, up 85.05% ($14,958,132) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $83,963,209, a 59.73% decrease ($124,537,863) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 76th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 70th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0829% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1304% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 69th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 59th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1042% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1816% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 84th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 93rd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0478% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0282% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 48.26% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (0.80% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.68% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (23.69% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.01% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (0.34% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.78% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (3.10% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.36% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (1.08% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $54,416,839;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $846,696;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $827,420;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $713,867.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $14,257,190;
  • 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 $5,421,907;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,635,892;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $2,110,470;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,987,322;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,866,573;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,051,085;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $479,949;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $431,780.
Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 115,000-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 143,681 0.12 0
10 Cereals 1,283,706 1.10 456,286181.34
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 908,824 0.78 194,957366.17
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 542-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 460 0.00 2,068-77.76
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 56,231,216 48.26 1,814,3772,999.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 177,915-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 917-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 24,265-100.00
31 Fertilizers 261,335 0.22 307,539-15.02
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 679 0.00 61,417-98.89
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 226 0.00 337-32.94
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 98 0.00 36172.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 27,899 0.02 271,453-89.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 243,698 0.21 723,647-66.32
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 80,693 0.07 213,823-62.26
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 101-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 99,366 0.09 3,3772,842.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 318,990 0.27 2,429,460-86.87
52 Cotton 91 0.00 9,590-99.05
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 466-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 10 0.00 2,094-99.52
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,881-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 25-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,036 0.00 142,583-96.47
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 97-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 115,958-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,313 0.00 15,046-91.27
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 431,780-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 200 0.00 3,433-94.17
70 Glass and glassware 114 0.00 66,168-99.83
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 255-100.00
72 Iron and steel 107 0.00 38,028-99.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 638,632 0.55 2,625,954-75.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 146,005 0.13 44,155230.66
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 22,442-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,214,348 1.04 3,080,921-60.58
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 19-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 35 0.00 109-67.89
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,158 0.00 75,749-98.47
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,535 0.00 1,052,620-99.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 71,638 0.06 78,520-8.76
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,793,149 5.83 21,050,339-67.73
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 14,134,373 12.13 19,556,280-27.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 709,605 0.61 4,345,497-83.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,447,567 8.11 8,600,8719.84
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 136-100.00
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 3,902 0.00 45,652-91.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,649 0.00 13,817-73.59
SS Classified 23,734,782 20.37 157 869 849-84.97

Russia’s Imports from Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 84.40% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (91.67% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.98% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (3.24% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $6,007,825;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,125,796;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $3,003,892;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2,391,574;
  • 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 $759,121.

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

  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $215,724;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $103,197.
Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 0 0.00 215,724-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 3,360-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,957 0.02 61,079-91.88
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 51,287-100.00
10 Cereals 3,219,742 9.89 93,9463,327.23
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 17,043-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 103,197-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 23,308 0.07 23,552-1.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19,172 0.06 8,495125.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 311 0.00 38,249-99.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,434,188 4.41 675,067112.45
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 57,529 0.18 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23,297 0.07 7,505210.42
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 380 0.00 622-38.91
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,011,715 18.47 3,620,14166.06
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 16,628,570 51.09 10,620,74556.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,075 0.01 284630.63
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,748,485 14.59 1,744,593172.18
65 Headgear and parts thereof 78,640 0.24 132,549-40.67
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 2,789-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,600 0.01 1,97231.85
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 156,498 0.48 154,3981.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,709 0.03 9611,014.36
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3 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 615 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 73,569 0.23 9,221697.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,223 0.00 0
SS Classified 47,325 0.15 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia