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

Russia’s Trade with Mongolia

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Mongolia was $397,868,840, down 5.04% ($21,130,180) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $386,888,101, down 5.33% ($21,802,304) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $10,980,739, up 6.52% ($672,124) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $375,907,362, a 5.64% decrease ($22,474,428) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Mongolia was Russia’s 49th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 53rd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3261% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2617% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Mongolia was Russia’s 38th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 41st in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.5533% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4056% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Mongolia was Russia’s 93rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 94th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0211% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0174% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 57.52% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (60.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.87% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (12.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.81% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (8.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.92% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (7.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.60% of Russia’s total exports to Mongolia (7.73% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $15,276,885;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8,352,872;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $3,487,857;
  • 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 $3,157,487;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,470,921;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $2,185,559;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $1,447,491;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,350,293.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mongolia 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 $23,359,367;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $13,966,879;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,149,400;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,286,917;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $3,249,008;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $2,617,831;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $1,370,195;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,343,551;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,324,030;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,275,968;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,164,968.
Russia’s exports to Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
01 Live animals 0 0.00 78,307-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3,075,519 0.79 889,960245.58
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,797 0.00 2,09681.15
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,814,447 0.99 3,465,40710.07
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 43 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 887 0.00 5,616-84.21
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 75,774 0.02 85,883-11.77
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 811,045 0.21 693,50416.95
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 192,673 0.05 261,817-26.41
10 Cereals 12,707,834 3.28 4,354,962191.80
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,168,312 0.30 1,915,696-39.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,936,045 2.57 6,448,18854.09
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 494 0.00 18,344-97.31
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 155 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,470,891 1.93 4,999,97049.42
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 753,536 0.19 975,356-22.74
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,103,477 0.80 1,655,98687.41
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,084,307 1.06 5,454,502-25.12
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,500,646 1.42 6,824,676-19.40
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,251,451 0.32 1,039,33020.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,240,300 1.61 5,681,0049.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,318,658 0.34 2,662,209-50.47
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 845,419 0.22 365,902131.05
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,903,196 0.75 1,552,90386.95
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 436,403 0.11 509,315-14.32
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 222,088,428 57.40 245,447,795-9.52
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 547,077 0.14 456,31719.89
29 Organic chemicals 558,833 0.14 1,834,801-69.54
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,837,664 0.99 3,978,401-3.54
31 Fertilizers 6,349,010 1.64 9,598,018-33.85
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,266,748 0.33 1,026,05623.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,099,255 0.54 2,701,459-22.29
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 2,627,285 0.68 2,901,565-9.45
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 31,800 0.01 45,405-29.96
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,415,150 0.37 1,725,900-18.01
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3,286 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,493,982 0.64 3,658,950-31.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,049,611 0.79 2,747,54710.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,241,466 0.32 901,51137.71
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 169,844 0.04 707,603-76.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8,505 0.00 30,357-71.98
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,153,145 0.56 2,223,622-3.17
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 1,355-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 314,529 0.08 496,807-36.69
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,269,250 0.33 1,184,0697.19
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,213 0.00 18,857-72.36
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 57,729-100.00
52 Cotton 59,056 0.02 38,04955.21
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 26,288 0.01 0
54 Man-made filaments 16,360 0.00 2,349596.47
55 Man-made staple fibers 7,059 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 368,926 0.10 237,46155.36
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 31,697 0.01 6,990353.46
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 39,902 0.01 58,309-31.57
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 54,199 0.01 70,775-23.42
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 64,302 0.02 112,759-42.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13,675 0.00 80,201-82.95
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 267,827 0.07 209,70027.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,685 0.00 1,258192.93
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 199 0.00 81145.68
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 10 0.00 931-98.93
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,299,756 0.85 3,476,124-5.07
69 Ceramic products 610,171 0.16 448,28236.11
70 Glass and glassware 3,190,992 0.82 5,808,823-45.07
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 2,266-100.00
72 Iron and steel 13,038,009 3.37 27,004,888-51.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 20,070,870 5.19 4,793,985318.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 52,686 0.01 441,079-88.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 693,568 0.18 1,024,346-32.29
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,111-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 33,079 0.01 3639,012.67
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,523-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 18,587-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 56,177 0.01 182,975-69.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 138,086 0.04 282,914-51.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,685,484 3.28 16,834,884-24.65
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 9,210,363 2.38 6,052,87652.17
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 1,254,233 0.32 1,837,030-31.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,968,087 0.77 6,255,004-52.55
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,467 0.00 7,592-80.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 643,945 0.17 411,97856.31
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 157 0.00 1,732-90.94
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 470,717 0.12 756,373-37.77
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 23,110 0.01 62,122-62.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 263,598 0.07 474,628-44.46
SS Classified 4,971 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Mongolia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 88.71% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (89.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 7.45% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (5.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.18% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (0.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.46% of Russia’s total imports from Mongolia (2.69% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $526,505;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $423,120;
  • 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 $320,146;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $128,260;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $94,740.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $342,713;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $133,361;
  • 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 $101,238;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $65,418;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $39,764.
Russia’s imports from Mongolia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 133,361-100.00
10 Cereals 2,010 0.02 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 37,927 0.35 103,345-63.30
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 27,900-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,249 0.09 11,757-12.83
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 525-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9,565,501 87.11 9,142,3814.63
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 175,028 1.59 80,288118.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 253-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,806-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 493-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 614-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 476-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3 0.00 23,964-99.99
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 198,649 1.81 70,389182.22
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 6,949-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 57,294 0.52 400,007-85.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 857 0.01 1,551-44.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 537,714 4.90 11,2094,697.16
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 23,523 0.21 63,287-62.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 2,554-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 4,782-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 22,842-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 589-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 165-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 561-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28,735 0.26 58,222-50.65
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 10,407-100.00
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 320,146 2.92 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 391-100.00
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 23,103 0.21 124,341-81.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 206-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia