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Russian trade in goods with Azerbaijan in Q1 2020

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 first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan totaled $660,813,324, up 17.71% ($99,408,936) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $498,811,731, up 21.19% ($87,227,782) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $162,001,593, up 8.13% ($12,181,154) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $336,810,138, a 28.67% increase ($75,046,628) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 41st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 46th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4649% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3566% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 35th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 42nd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.5606% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3943% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 47th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 49th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3048% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2824% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 26.62% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (27.44% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.79% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (17.24% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.66% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (16.87% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 12.00% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (12.51% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.23% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (13.17% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.24% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (8.65% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $20,837,698;
  • 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 $14,955,962;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $10,702,492;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $9,986,930;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $7,654,583;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4,053,055;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $3,859,656;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,822,965;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,798,602;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $2,418,034;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,302,286;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $2,297,410;
  • 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) - an increase of $2,039,617;
  • 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) - an increase of $2,025,819;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,827,823;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,726,924;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,700,860;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,651,576;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1,516,252.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $15,813,280;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $12,417,728;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $6,731,237;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,849,317.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 1,255,277 0.25 1,253,9630.10
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,931,545 0.39 1,415,67936.44
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 387,642 0.08 659,235-41.20
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,013,476 0.60 2,181,07738.16
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16,267 0.00 10,00062.67
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5,685 0.00 6,728-15.50
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,369,138 1.08 2,951,10481.94
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 78,250 0.02 307,229-74.53
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 969,034 0.19 723,62633.91
10 Cereals 39,788,384 7.98 46,519,621-14.47
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,537,592 0.71 2,333,90751.57
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,818,565 0.36 117,7051,445.02
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 20,500 0.00 8,500141.18
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14,420,036 2.89 13,867,2863.99
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,995,977 0.80 3,201,21424.83
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 12,810,382 2.57 2,107,890507.73
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 14,167,779 2.84 12,440,85513.88
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 10,326,712 2.07 8,029,30228.61
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,238,792 0.65 2,223,22945.68
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,415,439 1.69 6,113,15337.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,359,161 0.67 2,384,30340.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,043,885 0.61 2,385,97127.57
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 795,590 0.16 1,684,188-52.76
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,385,174 0.48 1,834,87229.99
26 Ores, slag and ash 175,236 0.04 221,337-20.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 43,530,110 8.73 33,543,18029.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,042,755 0.41 3,182,322-35.81
29 Organic chemicals 4,405,514 0.88 582,549656.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,403,139 1.68 4,350,08493.17
31 Fertilizers 7,088,875 1.42 22,902,155-69.05
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,325,275 0.47 809,023187.42
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,054,454 1.61 6,402,87825.79
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 6,422,666 1.29 4,383,04946.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 164,697 0.03 179,700-8.35
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 975,414 0.20 200,903385.51
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3,524 0.00 14,249-75.27
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,813,814 0.76 1,985,99192.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,942,349 1.79 6,143,74745.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,357,415 0.67 3,062,5849.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 43,218 0.01 46,288-6.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 45,229,513 9.07 37,574,93020.37
45 Cork and articles of cork 5,066 0.00 2,78781.77
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 153-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 2,758-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14,253,013 2.86 13,637,9554.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 365,884 0.07 255,77043.05
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 7,802 0.00 0
52 Cotton 135,936 0.03 59,068130.13
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,547 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 10,669 0.00 218,333-95.11
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 186,272-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 390,710 0.08 128,824203.29
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 34,178 0.01 3529,609.66
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6,472 0.00 18,597-65.20
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 87,940 0.02 49,91376.19
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2,427 0.00 59,599-95.93
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 235,848 0.05 270,260-12.73
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 130,178 0.03 442,785-70.60
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 118,489 0.02 167,495-29.26
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 369,382 0.07 257,15143.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 31,341 0.01 28,9328.33
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,460 0.00 159,633.33
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 859 0.00 12,103-92.90
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,621,818 0.53 2,343,12111.89
69 Ceramic products 2,373,661 0.48 1,656,71043.28
70 Glass and glassware 5,869,634 1.18 5,572,7995.33
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26,688 0.01 8,018232.85
72 Iron and steel 55,467,571 11.12 34,629,87360.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,438,140 3.70 30,855,868-40.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,401,529 0.28 1,380,1391.55
75 Nickel and articles thereof 348,119 0.07 103,008237.95
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,818,227 1.37 2,958,571130.46
78 Lead and articles thereof 10,874 0.00 42,615-74.48
80 Tin and articles thereof 695 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 23,263 0.00 15,74047.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 445,679 0.09 450,075-0.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 807,936 0.16 527,66153.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,887,456 4.19 20,888,810-0.01
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 44,934,936 9.01 29,978,97449.89
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 2,301,024 0.46 275,205736.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 13,366,480 2.68 16,215,797-17.57
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11,873 0.00 518,888-97.71
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,593,268 0.32 1,546,0933.05
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,078 0.00 2,00753.36
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3,851 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 1,441,621 0.29 744,61493.61
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 488,108 0.10 243,238100.67
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,990,302 0.60 2,228,24134.20
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,305 0.00 0
SS Classified 19,815,144 3.97 2 253 156779.44

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 61.62% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (58.66% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.40% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (16.53% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.52% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (3.10% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.46% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (5.12% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.73% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (3.51% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.52% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (3.03% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $20,832,394;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $6,873,709;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,675,865;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1,214,532;
  • 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 $609,941;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $494,078.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $12,201,898;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $5,266,247;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $4,489,069;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2,724,654;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $2,012,356;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,049,075;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $632,952;
  • 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 $599,900;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $573,101.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 1,500 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 317,387 0.20 60,297426.37
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,312,100 1.43 2,021,91414.35
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 175,444 0.11 68,531156.01
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 50,199,817 30.99 29,367,42370.94
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 41,026,209 25.32 46,292,456-11.38
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 470,187 0.29 639,976-26.53
10 Cereals 22,369 0.01 12,00086.41
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 11-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 22,724 0.01 14,08561.33
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 560 0.00 183,011.11
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,975 0.00 2,38266.88
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 175,694 0.11 148,64018.20
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 374,768 0.23 210,02378.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 66,893 0.04 55,10221.40
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,553,537 2.19 2,339,00551.93
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 49,822 0.03 62,885-20.77
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 609,757 0.38 5,098,826-88.04
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 438,686 0.27 1,487,761-70.51
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,800,528 1.73 3,373,629-16.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,192,900 5.67 21,394,798-57.03
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 599,900-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 116,508-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 39,026 0.02 5,338631.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 306,016 0.19 565,959-45.93
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,223,771 6.31 3,350,062205.18
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 30,000-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 9,835-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 33,721 0.02 31210,708.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 126,591 0.08 65,17494.24
52 Cotton 3,447,560 2.13 3,152,6169.36
54 Man-made filaments 66,488 0.04 699,440-90.49
55 Man-made staple fibers 58,067 0.04 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 34,048 0.02 113,784-70.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,585,292 2.21 3,686,896-2.76
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 30,908 0.02 21,65042.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 5,746-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 1,364-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 38,670 0.02 7035,400.71
72 Iron and steel 191,098 0.12 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,733,215 2.30 1,057,350253.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 38,014 0.02 110,469-65.59
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,069,374 1.28 4,081,730-49.30
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,847 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 820 0.00 1,054-22.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 799-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 954,770 0.59 460,692107.25
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 1,061,225 0.66 451,284135.16
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 166,270 0.10 512,065-67.53
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 2,724,654-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 272,918 0.17 385,118-29.13
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 138,751 0.09 2,0986,513.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 80-100.00
SS Classified 23,566,276 14.55 14 957 99757.55
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia