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

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan totaled $300,374,341, up 46.63% ($95,524,714) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $286,056,376, up 50.32% ($95,759,901) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $14,317,965, down 1.62% ($235,187) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $271,738,411, a 54.62% increase ($95,995,088) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 65th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 75th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1670% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1096% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 54th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 67th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2558% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1529% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 95th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0210% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0233% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of Russian exports to Tajikistan 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) - 25.95% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (24.87% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 25.49% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (36.08% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.88% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.72% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.62% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (12.75% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.09% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.43% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.86% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (6.33% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

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

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $19,078,378;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $9,399,544;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $4,224,928;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $3,286,924;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,539,537;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,958,365;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,197,790;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,145,168;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,006,690;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $911,832;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $902,867;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $878,071.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $5,767,487;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,501,765;
  • 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 $1,305,672;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,253,394;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $1,109,584.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 92,399 0.03 51,01881.11
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,174,819 0.76 1,794,15621.22
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,237,382 0.43 729,06069.72
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,766,354 0.62 1,349,77930.86
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,388 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 7,452 0.00 16,565-55.01
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 90,595 0.03 167,256-45.83
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 67,314 0.02 8,076733.51
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 291,532 0.10 257,20813.34
10 Cereals 901,379 0.32 399,478125.64
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 405,403 0.14 1,514,987-73.24
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 199,934 0.07 66,694199.78
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 5,810 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17,511,284 6.12 18,764,678-6.68
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 486,507 0.17 441,88810.10
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 20,839,008 7.28 1,760,6301,083.61
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,749,534 2.36 4,791,16940.87
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,269,617 3.24 5,982,69354.94
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,370,642 0.83 1,458,81062.51
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,410,104 1.54 3,264,93635.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,722,059 1.30 2,524,26947.45
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,419,545 0.50 1,028,48238.02
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 218,051 0.08 952,079-77.10
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 52,924 0.02 87,923-39.81
26 Ores, slag and ash 139,453 0.05 80,19873.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 72,724,773 25.42 68,499,8456.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 946,401 0.33 6,713,888-85.90
29 Organic chemicals 192,733 0.07 447,229-56.91
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,885,983 1.36 3,007,91229.19
31 Fertilizers 913,425 0.32 10,5588,551.50
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,092,426 0.38 1,416,372-22.87
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,761,684 0.97 2,612,6915.70
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 2,461,854 0.86 2,827,007-12.92
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 19,413 0.01 77,885-75.07
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,007,595 0.35 456,108120.91
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 966 0.00 275251.27
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,487,279 0.52 2,188,327-32.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,839,770 0.99 2,705,4904.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,318,918 0.46 1,795,128-26.53
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 100-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,750 0.00 20,480-52.39
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 541 0.00 451,102.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20,444,106 7.15 11,044,56285.11
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 50-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 90,189 0.03 139,361-35.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,623,722 1.62 5,154,881-10.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 248,972 0.09 248,7250.10
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 541 0.00 0
52 Cotton 2,661 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 27,239 0.01 20,38733.61
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 9,740-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 329,229 0.12 313,2135.11
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 792,163 0.28 113,570597.51
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 15,217 0.01 4632,980.43
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 311,727 0.11 208,69649.37
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 30-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 32,108 0.01 45,281-29.09
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15,081 0.01 82,743-81.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 65,775 0.02 179,395-63.34
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 99,114 0.03 12,792674.81
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,099 0.00 7,217-29.35
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,527 0.00 443,370.45
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,167 0.00 2,168-46.17
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,741,483 0.61 1,410,29223.48
69 Ceramic products 1,141,202 0.40 885,69928.85
70 Glass and glassware 1,746,819 0.61 1,287,90535.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 554-100.00
72 Iron and steel 12,065,360 4.22 9,525,82326.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,349,357 1.52 5,851,122-25.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 63,457 0.02 23,428170.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 95,493 0.03 67,42141.64
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 35,823 0.01 7647,035.53
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 90,007 0.03 186,424-51.72
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 715,021 0.25 394,85181.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,572,459 1.25 3,991,805-10.51
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 4,320,789 1.51 5,626,461-23.21
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 5,651 0.00 114,095-95.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,677,360 0.94 1,670,67060.26
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 12,057-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 474,108 0.17 626,460-24.32
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,575 0.00 1,811-13.03
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 352 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 905,720 0.32 516,25675.44
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 76,454 0.03 98,515-22.39
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 198,307 0.07 150,35431.89
SS Classified 58,574,942 20.48 12347,621,804.07

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of Russian imports from Tajikistan 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) - 78.56% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (91.67% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.95% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (1.13% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.78% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (5.80% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.65% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (0.11% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (1.29% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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) - an increase of $1,258,285;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $385,277;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $363,089;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $139,316;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $48,236.

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $2,293,213;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $187,710.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 62,235 0.43 13,999344.57
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,076,616 7.52 691,33955.73
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 39,695 0.28 54,785-27.54
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 78,030 0.54 84,635-7.80
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,343,162 9.38 84,8771,482.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 81,685 0.57 79,0713.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 34-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,600 0.05 0
52 Cotton 10,260,202 71.66 12,553,415-18.27
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 482 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 37,854 0.26 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 69,156 0.48 62,25211.09
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 852,939 5.96 713,62319.52
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,340 0.02 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 24,575 0.17 11,060122.20
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 187,710-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 379,394 2.65 16,3052,226.86
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 0.00 47-100.00
SS Classified 2,000 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia