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

Russia’s Trade with Syria

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Syria was $0, down 100.00% ($97,863,979) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Syria in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $0, down 100.00% ($97,653,628) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Syria in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $0, down 100.00% ($210,351) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade balance with Syria went from a surplus of $97,443,277 in the 4th quarter of 2018, to zero in the 4th quarter of 2019.

There was no Russia’s trade with Syria in the 4th quarter of 2019, while in the 4th quarter of 2018, Syria was Russia’s 90th largest trading partner, accounting for 0.0524% of Russia’s total trade.

There were no Russia’s exports to Syria in the 4th quarter of 2019, while in the 4th quarter of 2018, Syria was Russia’s 80th largest export market, accounting for 0.0784% of Russia’s total exports.

There were no Russia’s imports from Syria in the 4th quarter of 2019, while in the 4th quarter of 2018, Syria was Russia’s 150th largest supplier, accounting for 0.0003% of Russia’s total imports.

Russia’s Exports to Syria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Syria (14.60% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Syria (1.99% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Syria (31.67% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Syria (12.29% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Syria (15.94% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $19,396,687;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $11,468,042;
  • 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 $11,190,635;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $9,749,354;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $7,707,602;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,052,185;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,197,119;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $1,464,747;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $948,037;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $835,941;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $696,704;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $674,016;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $395,537;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $242,696;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $219,328;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $176,107;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $154,395;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $103,835;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $81,690;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $64,630;
  • 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 $61,610;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $38,987;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $25,452;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $20,245;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $18,906;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $14,283;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $3,207;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $1,091;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $731;
  • 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) - a decrease of $666;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $642;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $600;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $540;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $145;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - a decrease of $34;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $30;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $23;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $1.
Russia’s exports to Syria in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 - 674,016-100.00
10 Cereals 0 - 7,052,185-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 - 103,835-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 - 7,707,602-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 - 25,452-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 - 242,696-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 - 61,610-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 - 948,037-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 - 219,328-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 - 14,283-100.00
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 0 - 666-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 - 23-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 - 9,749,354-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 - 34-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 - 18,906-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 - 835,941-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 - 154,395-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 - 540-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 - 11,468,042-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 - 64,630-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 - 19,396,687-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 - 38,987-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 - 145-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 - 20,245-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 - 1,091-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 - 1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 - 81,690-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 - 1,464,747-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 - 3,207-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 - 395,537-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 - 642-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 - 696,704-100.00
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 0 - 11,190,635-100.00
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 0 - 600-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 - 2,197,119-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 - 176,107-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 - 30-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 - 731-100.00
SS Classified 0 - 22 647 148-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Syria

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Syria (15.69% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Syria (9.96% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Syria (66.26% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Syria 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 $70,578;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $68,801;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $32,664;
  • 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) - a decrease of $20,947;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $17,013;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $348.
Russia’s imports from Syria in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 - 70,578-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 - 68,801-100.00
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 0 - 20,947-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 - 32,664-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 - 348-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 - 17,013-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia