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

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Pakistan was $186,356,455, down 2.69% ($5,147,129) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $59,658,620, up 1.89% ($1,108,521) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $126,697,835, down 4.71% ($6,255,650) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $67,039,215, a 9.90% decrease ($7,364,171) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Pakistan was Russia’s 73rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1311% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1216% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Pakistan was Russia’s 79th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 82nd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0670% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0561% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Pakistan was Russia’s 53rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 52nd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2383% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2507% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

The major share of Russian exports to Pakistan 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) - 40.52% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (10.12% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 35.44% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (27.45% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.55% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (20.40% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.47% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (12.39% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.39% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (28.66% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.46% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (0.45% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Pakistan 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) - an increase of $18,796,830;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $4,528,970;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,268,413;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $496,988;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $349,479;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $290,602;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $216,932.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Pakistan 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) - a decrease of $13,842,750;
  • 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 $5,387,173;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,677,473;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,527,883;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,180,043;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $543,278;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $305,150.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 20,468,429 34.31 15,939,45928.41
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 216,932 0.36 0
10 Cereals 437,670 0.73 88,191396.28
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 19,860 0.03 46,200-57.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 543,278-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24,176,350 40.52 5,379,520349.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,528,904 2.56 6,916,077-77.89
29 Organic chemicals 312,193 0.52 1,492,236-79.08
30 Pharmaceutical products 237,372 0.40 1,765,255-86.55
31 Fertilizers 2,268,413 3.80 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 94,912 0.16 400,062-76.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,981 0.05 10,440158.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,230,473 2.06 1,361,173-9.60
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,732 0.00 61,355-95.55
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 254,541 0.43 347,975-26.85
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 26,991-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,203,898 7.05 6,881,371-38.91
52 Cotton 186 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 223 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 29,234 0.05 30,785-5.04
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,209 0.01 15,600-73.02
70 Glass and glassware 2,678 0.00 98,878-97.29
72 Iron and steel 2,531,924 4.24 16,374,674-84.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 666,426 1.12 375,82477.32
74 Copper and articles thereof 692 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 417 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 482 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,738 0.01 6,96711.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,464 0.01 24,147-77.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 713,619 1.20 216,631229.42
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 55,957 0.09 17,866213.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 50,398 0.08 18,740168.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 51,204 0.09 11,145359.43
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 22,356 0.04 0
SS Classified 35,753 0.06 99 259-63.98

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan 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) - 49.44% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (52.59% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 36.17% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (35.61% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.80% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (2.31% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.17% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (0.25% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.76% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.08% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • 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 $2,677,643;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2,312,644;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $1,245,181;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $940,766;
  • 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 $540,719.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,703,392;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1,941,400;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,095,390;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $888,664;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $749,157.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 423,821 0.33 649,251-34.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 61,635,003 48.65 60,694,2371.55
10 Cereals 0 0.00 7,703,392-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,709 0.00 5,497-50.72
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 28,347 0.02 31,268-9.34
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 18,444 0.01 86,769-78.74
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 452 0.00 674-32.94
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 535,716 0.42 747,931-28.37
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 232,081 0.18 331,275-29.94
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,245,181 0.98 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 1,095,390-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 2,013-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 855-100.00
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 1,573,333 1.24 1,032,61452.36
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,497 0.00 3,3305.02
39 Plastics and articles thereof 647,424 0.51 922,277-29.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 52,060 0.04 20,427154.86
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 187,863 0.15 101,65984.80
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10,558,394 8.33 7,880,75133.98
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 541 0.00 53920.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,009 0.00 280974.64
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 16 0.00 4,552-99.65
52 Cotton 3,945,149 3.11 4,694,306-15.96
54 Man-made filaments 169,949 0.13 416,355-59.18
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,528,732 2.00 2,470,6462.35
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 36,402 0.03 9,434285.86
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 80 0.00 598-86.62
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,560 0.00 3,770-58.62
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 68,564-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13,341,405 10.53 11,028,76120.97
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 16,310,640 12.87 17,199,304-5.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,691,590 3.70 6,632,990-29.27
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,663,112 3.68 4,613,6261.07
65 Headgear and parts thereof 133,190 0.11 203,529-34.56
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 149-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 124,938 0.10 214,890-41.86
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 70-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 471 0.00 1,044-54.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 453-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,038 0.01 11,738-31.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 93-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 162 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 784,347 0.62 763,8562.68
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 80 0.00 3,574-97.76
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 570 0.00 108,385-99.47
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 2,673-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,490 0.00 2,229-33.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 958,701 0.76 1,318,570-27.29
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,980 0.00 1025,762.75
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,800-100.00
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 201,405 0.16 170,94017.82
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,619,849 1.28 1,696,328-4.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 22,104 0.02 21310,277.46
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia