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

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan totaled $208,982,182, up 25.06% ($41,878,069) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $201,893,886, up 26.60% ($42,425,171) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $7,088,296, down 7.17% ($547,102) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $194,805,590, a 28.30% increase ($42,972,273) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 69th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 75th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1470% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1061% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 56th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 63rd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2269% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1528% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 102nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 97th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0133% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0144% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of Russian exports to Tajikistan 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) - 28.66% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (25.56% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 28.16% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (26.32% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.71% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.44% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.25% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.58% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.06% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (22.48% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.00% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (4.89% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan 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 $16,791,395;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $14,006,309;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $9,111,218;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $7,000,913;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,282,674;
  • 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 $1,234,388;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,144,068;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,093,483;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $828,812;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $752,450.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 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 $20,732,137;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $3,163,812;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $855,788;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $633,030.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 314,186 0.16 103,533203.46
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,033,819 0.51 841,41022.87
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 199,885 0.10 186,3667.25
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,700,904 0.84 1,198,38641.93
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,709 0.00 673599.70
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 244,267-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 158,266 0.08 259,648-39.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 107,470 0.05 24,300342.26
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 209,996 0.10 207,3011.30
10 Cereals 468,234 0.23 586,045-20.10
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,000,595 0.50 1,856,383-46.10
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 197,770 0.10 75,015163.64
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,647 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15,520,406 7.69 18,684,218-16.93
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 483,369 0.24 303,23259.41
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 15,613,418 7.73 1,607,109871.52
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,643,659 2.30 3,360,98538.16
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6,356,615 3.15 5,212,54721.95
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,607,048 0.80 854,59888.05
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,799,524 1.39 2,802,992-0.12
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,398,877 1.68 2,570,06532.25
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,025,666 0.51 778,47531.75
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 212,698-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14,816 0.01 89,467-83.44
26 Ores, slag and ash 386,640 0.19 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 57,465,404 28.46 40,674,00941.28
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,059,192 1.02 22,791,329-90.97
29 Organic chemicals 377,309 0.19 288,70830.69
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,916,717 0.95 1,689,19213.47
31 Fertilizers 350,892 0.17 518,347-32.31
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 509,529 0.25 725,044-29.72
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,370,421 1.17 1,957,12521.12
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 1,961,929 0.97 2,509,582-21.82
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 14,446 0.01 25,710-43.81
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 89,492 0.04 722,522-87.61
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 648 0.00 73787.67
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,157,368 0.57 1,184,614-2.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,483,186 1.23 2,491,215-0.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 965,571 0.48 939,0892.82
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 20,041 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,591 0.00 27,233-64.78
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16,856,691 8.35 9,855,77871.03
45 Cork and articles of cork 4,645 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 132-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 104,856 0.05 287,147-63.48
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,617,005 1.79 3,439,6345.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 107,901 0.05 99,6068.33
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 772 0.00 0
52 Cotton 6,210 0.00 12,065-48.53
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 132 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 1,527 0.00 20,645-92.60
55 Man-made staple fibers 378 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 230,908 0.11 316,448-27.03
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 250,767 0.12 211,26218.70
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,839 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 170,725 0.08 145,71017.17
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 57,364 0.03 11,108416.42
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9,262 0.00 4,536104.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 189,106 0.09 13,5601,294.59
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 25,114 0.01 10,654135.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 472 0.00 47904.26
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 432 0.00 59632.20
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 40-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 417,673 0.21 988,165-57.73
69 Ceramic products 668,304 0.33 674,945-0.98
70 Glass and glassware 970,330 0.48 777,94824.73
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18,145 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 19,418,197 9.62 10,306,97988.40
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,502,561 1.73 3,036,74215.34
74 Copper and articles thereof 114,925 0.06 1,1699,731.05
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 115,691 0.06 7,2781,489.60
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 10,001-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 192 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 163,923 0.08 36,654347.22
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 334,654 0.17 61,146447.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,194,712 2.08 3,101,22935.26
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 4,494,242 2.23 3,259,85437.87
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 4,763 0.00 16,308-70.79
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,046,980 0.52 1,197,177-12.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 345,420 0.17 229,88650.26
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 252 0.00 742-66.04
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 23 0.00 10130.00
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 487,750 0.24 554,042-11.97
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 58,998 0.03 50,14617.65
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 133,908 0.07 131,5661.78
SS Classified 14,764,882 7.31 1 994 792640.17

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 76.06% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (86.83% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.00% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (12.22% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.22% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (0.73% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $399,237;
  • 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 $157,526;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $97,829;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $85,714;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $58,872;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $34,738.

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $1,298,522;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $55,800;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $26,406.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
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 106,014 1.50 20,300422.24
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,236,325 17.44 837,08847.69
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 44,003 0.62 28,45054.67
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 31,419 0.44 47,557-33.93
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 157,526 2.22 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 167-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 55,800-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,000 0.08 1,091449.95
52 Cotton 4,526,123 63.85 5,824,645-22.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 17,338 0.24 43,744-60.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 841,772 11.88 743,94313.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,263 0.09 3,020107.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 14,709-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,134 0.10 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 49,507 0.70 14,769235.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 58,872 0.83 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 115-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia