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Russian trade in goods with Mongolia 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 Mongolia in the first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Mongolia

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Mongolia was $361,741,082, down 5.11% ($19,495,582) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $354,282,323, down 5.28% ($19,745,276) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $7,458,759, up 3.46% ($249,694) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mongolia in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $346,823,564, a 5.45% decrease ($19,994,970) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Mongolia was Russia’s 55th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 57th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2545% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2422% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Mongolia was Russia’s 43rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 45th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3982% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3583% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Mongolia was Russia’s 100th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 99th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0140% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0136% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 61.23% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (72.93% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.95% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (10.39% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.19% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (5.05% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.96% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (5.58% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.90% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (3.20% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • 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 $14,224,110;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $10,172,341;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,576,455;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $5,453,467;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $2,831,045;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1,920,098;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,344,773.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mongolia 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 $55,879,941;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $6,089,585;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $1,213,846.
Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 13,880 0.00 174,152-92.03
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,080,400 0.59 160,3021,197.80
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 798 0.00 7595.14
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,614,173 0.74 2,655,768-1.57
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,763 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,598 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 213,876 0.06 42,483403.44
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 538,459 0.15 757,221-28.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 98,015 0.03 96,8221.23
10 Cereals 12,403,573 3.50 2,231,232455.91
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 986,240 0.28 922,4126.92
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11,981,198 3.38 6,527,73183.54
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,127 0.00 13,695-77.17
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 11 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,607,597 1.30 3,974,50215.93
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 220,559 0.06 407,728-45.91
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,412,960 1.25 1,581,915178.96
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,117,772 1.44 5,398,182-5.19
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,869,512 1.37 4,686,0783.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 789,235 0.22 727,4458.49
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,144,161 1.17 4,230,963-2.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,320,450 0.37 1,702,223-22.43
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,156,774 0.33 1,431,376-19.18
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,473,891 0.70 1,129,118119.10
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 442,128 0.12 420,0285.26
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 216,488,615 61.11 272,368,556-20.52
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 586,524 0.17 381,75453.64
29 Organic chemicals 757,390 0.21 1,533,272-50.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,555,094 0.72 2,105,60421.35
31 Fertilizers 8,322,418 2.35 7,471,66411.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 394,940 0.11 495,808-20.34
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,922,203 0.54 1,920,8470.07
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 2,146,021 0.61 1,993,6667.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 160,813 0.05 39,169310.56
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 535,171 0.15 1,749,017-69.40
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,866,870 0.53 1,634,78014.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,268,119 0.36 988,68928.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 584,315 0.16 547,4716.73
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 159,686 0.05 193,244-17.37
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,469 0.00 2,37146.31
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,174,283 0.33 1,352,455-13.17
45 Cork and articles of cork 958 0.00 73131.05
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3 0.00 290-98.97
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 321,118 0.09 1,074,454-70.11
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 979,710 0.28 1,047,950-6.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13,409 0.00 7,40581.08
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,412 0.00 6,072-76.75
52 Cotton 47,112 0.01 23,339101.86
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 44 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 913 0.00 273234.43
55 Man-made staple fibers 9,105 0.00 10,149-10.29
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 130,604 0.04 66,34096.87
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6,472 0.00 30,261-78.61
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 680 0.00 262159.54
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 925 0.00 46,547-98.01
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 2,162-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 40,173 0.01 66,105-39.23
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 45,287 0.01 117,630-61.50
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 89,831 0.03 56,38159.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 217,436 0.06 274,145-20.69
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,566 0.00 34,321-83.78
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 170 0.00 354-51.98
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,177,466 0.61 1,792,65921.47
69 Ceramic products 219,622 0.06 243,368-9.76
70 Glass and glassware 3,116,785 0.88 3,469,324-10.16
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 23,396 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 3,478,999 0.98 9,568,584-63.64
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,533,334 0.72 1,622,74756.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 13,343 0.00 25,304-47.27
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 189,539-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 428,314 0.12 392,7219.06
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 58-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 20,128-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 17,707 0.00 6062,821.95
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 184,499 0.05 90,511103.84
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 65,394 0.02 71,542-8.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,020,873 4.80 9,444,41880.22
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 4,704,308 1.33 5,741,496-18.06
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 15,008,213 4.24 784,1031,814.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,614,569 0.74 2,579,0861.38
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 1,686-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 311,228 0.09 330,743-5.90
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 325 0.00 65,316.67
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 248-100.00
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 488,150 0.14 383,40927.32
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,096 0.00 35,498-80.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 161,789 0.05 324,142-50.09
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 536 0.00 0
SS Classified 376,368 0.11 0

Russia’s Imports from Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 73.68% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (76.96% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.96% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (6.14% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.74% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (8.07% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.06% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (5.47% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • 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 $1,088,877;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $66,914;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $65,033;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $47,437.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $189,826;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $180,267;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $167,235;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $129,326;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $119,600;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $119,398;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $74,718;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $35,305;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $30,763;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $27,900.
Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 180,267-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,075 0.01 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 119,600-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 55,800 0.75 8,363567.22
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 27,900-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 78,278 1.05 57,86535.28
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 18,338 0.25 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,318,520 71.31 5,437,918-2.20
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 176,845 2.37 109,93160.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,179 0.02 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,578 0.02 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 28 0.00 0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 35,305-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 289 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 28 0.00 1,822-98.46
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 513-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 192 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 156,640 2.10 91,60770.99
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 223,274 2.99 352,600-36.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,285 0.10 82,003-91.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,239 0.10 7,667-5.58
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14,739 0.20 45,502-67.61
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19,221 0.26 2,345719.66
72 Iron and steel 136 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 17,716 0.24 16,8525.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,252 0.07 195,078-97.31
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 18-100.00
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 1,334,504 17.89 245,627443.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,214-100.00
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 20,603 0.28 187,838-89.03
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 230-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia