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Russian trade in goods with Azerbaijan in Q2 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 second quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan was $707,337,746, down 15.12% ($125,968,214) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $459,503,246, down 17.54% ($97,709,642) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $247,834,500, down 10.24% ($28,258,572) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $211,668,746, a 24.71% decrease ($69,451,070) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 32nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 36th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.5798% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5205% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 29th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 39th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.6572% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5530% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 36th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 37th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4758% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4654% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian exports to Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.35% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (19.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.66% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (20.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.45% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (15.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 13.13% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (11.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.78% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (13.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.83% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (15.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $26,459,538;
  • 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 $14,817,200;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $9,481,642;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,667,087;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,054,608.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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 $72,387,896;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $15,359,279;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $10,710,436;
  • 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 $10,486,254;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $9,855,108;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $9,486,581;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $8,331,336;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,703,385;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2,623,536;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,252,193;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $1,539,411;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,496,124.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
01 Live animals 2,051,997 0.45 1,623,08026.43
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,718,547 0.37 1,573,6459.21
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,031,892 0.22 554,42786.12
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,356,441 0.73 3,190,7065.19
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 134,474 0.03 23,331476.37
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 2,393-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,376,632 0.30 1,837,216-25.07
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,327 0.00 828,987.50
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,518,061 0.33 1,504,6080.89
10 Cereals 43,684,160 9.51 34,202,51827.72
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,551,578 0.56 3,476,140-26.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 460,510 0.10 286,84860.54
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 15,351 0.00 23,419-34.45
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 24,472-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 18,210,954 3.96 15,543,86717.16
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 5,324,254 1.16 4,518,55017.83
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 30,035,764 6.54 3,576,226739.87
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9,319,308 2.03 9,114,2282.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,176,338 2.00 9,061,8571.26
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,621,095 0.57 2,773,473-5.49
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,066,590 1.54 7,884,876-10.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,497,006 0.98 4,301,2074.55
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,132,016 0.68 2,857,4319.61
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,363,119 0.30 1,028,21232.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,341,738 0.29 1,957,531-31.46
26 Ores, slag and ash 146,404 0.03 97,01950.90
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11,513,082 2.51 83,900,978-86.28
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,179,964 0.47 2,700,446-19.27
29 Organic chemicals 1,203,260 0.26 933,31228.92
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,299,920 1.59 5,245,31239.17
31 Fertilizers 14,710,415 3.20 30,069,694-51.08
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,588,967 0.35 2,527,553-37.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,100,361 1.76 8,804,670-8.00
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 6,293,780 1.37 5,780,6038.88
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 180,879 0.04 333,564-45.77
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 789,062 0.17 364,560116.44
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 155,870 0.03 8,9601,639.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,517,078 0.55 4,013,202-37.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,804,461 2.13 9,998,120-1.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,899,083 0.85 3,903,036-0.10
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 13,142-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 38,923 0.01 87,236-55.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 43,062,245 9.37 45,685,781-5.74
45 Cork and articles of cork 4,813 0.00 9,573-49.72
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 912-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 4,351-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 17,076,919 3.72 16,091,4786.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 170,052 0.04 479,870-64.56
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 248 0.00 0
52 Cotton 133,226 0.03 169,332-21.32
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 12,327 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 40,625 0.01 233,384-82.59
55 Man-made staple fibers 189,032 0.04 114,71664.78
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 207,261 0.05 231,154-10.34
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10,071 0.00 2833,458.66
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,125 0.00 5,330-60.13
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 114,213 0.02 119,233-4.21
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 5,121 0.00 12,418-58.76
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 167,902 0.04 309,085-45.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 95,251 0.02 232,906-59.10
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 468,039 0.10 212,425120.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 174,645 0.04 251,120-30.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,108 0.00 19,733-74.11
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,028 0.00 18,831-89.23
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 457 0.00 3,446-86.74
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,123,315 0.68 3,469,451-9.98
69 Ceramic products 2,813,193 0.61 2,396,17317.40
70 Glass and glassware 5,689,206 1.24 7,228,617-21.30
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10,066 0.00 7,76029.72
72 Iron and steel 39,267,836 8.55 49,122,944-20.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,779,197 3.65 26,265,778-36.12
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,043,154 0.23 1,391,163-25.02
75 Nickel and articles thereof 43,754 0.01 102,660-57.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,997,001 1.74 6,718,66319.03
78 Lead and articles thereof 49,189 0.01 51,650-4.76
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,792-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 893 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 50,505 0.01 150,573-66.46
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 276,592 0.06 263,1795.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 903,976 0.20 1,273,321-29.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,958,377 3.91 25,661,762-30.02
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 33,652,671 7.32 44,138,925-23.76
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 29,005,689 6.31 14,188,489104.43
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,951,006 1.95 17,282,342-48.21
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,056 0.00 10,711,492-99.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 783,436 0.17 3,035,629-74.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,793 0.00 1,383463.49
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 1,000,150 0.22 1,366,608-26.82
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 172,026 0.04 614,691-72.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,734,814 0.81 2,605,44643.35
SS Classified 3,834,982 0.83 5 233 360-26.72

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian imports from Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 83.19% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (74.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.22% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (10.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.87% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (5.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.92% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (2.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.14% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (2.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $8,309,101;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,771,176;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,138,192;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1,218,670.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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 $14,623,368;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $5,359,615;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $4,793,326;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $1,982,011;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,760,438;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1,325,239.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
01 Live animals 0 0.00 1,780-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 17,524-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 253,142 0.10 227,28211.38
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,620,360 1.46 3,263,51410.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 100,927 0.04 4,6522,069.54
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 154,106,491 62.18 145,797,3905.70
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 43,348,460 17.49 43,110,7240.55
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 354,781 0.14 811,735-56.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,668 0.00 64,254-84.95
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,727 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7,931 0.00 12,195-34.97
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 179,425 0.07 180,560-0.63
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 130,311 0.05 491,973-73.51
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,157 0.00 132,534-91.58
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,948,024 0.79 3,273,263-40.49
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 110,155 0.04 81,11735.80
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 962,285 0.39 6,321,900-84.78
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,038,460 0.42 1,162,373-10.66
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,048,072 1.23 1,829,40266.62
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12,370,088 4.99 26,993,456-54.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 357,800 0.14 642,100-44.28
29 Organic chemicals 3,771,176 1.52 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 46,238 0.02 72,711-36.41
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 80,091 0.03 598,860-86.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,811,022 3.15 12,604,348-38.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 363 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20,743 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 176,941 0.07 50335,077.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 114,550 0.05 554,075-79.33
52 Cotton 1,060,503 0.43 3,042,514-65.14
54 Man-made filaments 123,184 0.05 424,621-70.99
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 76,868 0.03 267,641-71.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 74,187 0.03 34,873112.73
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,953,367 1.60 4,190,530-5.66
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14,812 0.01 9,59154.44
65 Headgear and parts thereof 34 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 6,509 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 541,197 0.22 525,9362.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,886,798 1.16 748,606285.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 32,799 0.01 61,720-46.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,774,221 1.52 5,534,659-31.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 449-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 432,036 0.17 565,340-23.58
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 58,395 0.02 426,957-86.32
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 76,437 0.03 332,668-77.02
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 123,711-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 262,045 0.11 128,110104.55
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 100,920 0.04 32,665208.95
SS Classified 378,800 0.15 11 392 256-96.67
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia