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Russian trade in goods with Myanmar (Burma) 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 Myanmar (Burma) in the second quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Myanmar (Burma)

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Myanmar (Burma) was $39,622,735, down 61.84% ($64,206,979) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $26,121,190, down 69.07% ($58,321,277) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $13,501,545, down 30.36% ($5,885,702) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $12,619,645, a 80.60% decrease ($52,435,575) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 101st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 83rd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0325% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0649% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 94th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 76th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0374% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0838% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 91st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 86th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0259% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0327% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Myanmar (Burma)

The major share of Russian exports to Myanmar (Burma) 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) - 8.04% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.80% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (4.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.92% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (4.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.61% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (1.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.25% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (1.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) 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) - an increase of $2,101,155;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $960,525;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $378,937;
  • 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 $165,976;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $134,136.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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 $2,838,482;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $2,319,556;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,414,050;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $846,640;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $487,754;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $309,190;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $203,044.
Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 309,190-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 421,684 1.61 624,728-32.50
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,101,155 8.04 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 106,031 0.41 43,792142.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 2,690-100.00
31 Fertilizers 846,365 3.24 1,693,005-50.01
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 582-100.00
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 0 0.00 1,405-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 2,319,556-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,416 0.03 4185,300.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 379,328 1.45 39196,914.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 207,157 0.79 73,021183.70
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 34,843-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 15,828-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 23,935 0.09 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 642 0.00 488,396-99.87
52 Cotton 1,688 0.01 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 16 0.00 8,950-99.82
73 Articles of iron or steel 64,784 0.25 1,478,834-95.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 89-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 539 0.00 51956.86
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 57-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 343-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 4,281-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 12-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 156,259 0.60 2,994,741-94.78
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 174,846 0.67 8,8701,871.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,198,190 4.59 237,665404.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 246,431 0.94 178,39838.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 2-100.00
SS Classified 20,184,724 77.27 73 922 742-72.69

Russia’s Imports from Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 85.51% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (82.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.26% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (10.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

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

  • 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) - an increase of $83,768.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) 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, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2,822,601;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,180,039;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $824,327;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $511,396;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $356,472;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $129,138;
  • 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 $110,332;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $65,753;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $46,062.
Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 2,312-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 54,009 0.40 183,147-70.51
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 46,062-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 36,577 0.27 4767,584.24
10 Cereals 1,009,090 7.47 1,833,417-44.96
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,088 0.11 3883,788.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,122 0.08 22,681-50.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 125 0.00 4,104-96.95
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 571,618 4.23 1,083,014-47.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 34,537 0.26 14246,592.86
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,330 0.01 249434.14
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 570 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,352,914 17.43 3,532,953-33.40
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,322,598 46.83 9,145,199-30.86
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 704 0.01 3,538-80.10
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,743,454 20.32 3,099,926-11.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 124,587 0.92 190,340-34.55
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 31 0.00 1,270-97.56
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12 0.00 2500.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16,840 0.12 0
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 60,802 0.45 171,134-64.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,817 0.09 2,597355.03
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 83,945 0.62 17747,326.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 9,933 0.07 10,731-7.44
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,736 0.01 5,448-68.14
SS Classified 38,106 0.28 48 068-20.72
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia