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Russian trade in goods with Bangladesh in Q3 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 Bangladesh in the third quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bangladesh

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Bangladesh totaled $619,523,796, up 13.56% ($73,999,852) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $347,345,061, up 21.98% ($62,592,371) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $272,178,735, up 4.37% ($11,407,481) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $75,166,326, a 213.44% increase ($51,184,890) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Bangladesh was Russia’s 36th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 49th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4536% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3289% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Bangladesh was Russia’s 40th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 51st in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4416% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2756% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Bangladesh was Russia’s 35th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 38th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4699% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4169% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Bangladesh

The major share of Russian exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 60.23% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (39.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.17% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (6.85% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.71% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (5.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.12% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (2.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.10% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (1.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.45% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (7.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $91,645,628;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $69,695,636;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $11,572,804;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,676,094;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $3,971,501;
  • 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 $3,135,040;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $2,719,132;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1,565,817.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $21,423,376;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $2,686,533;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,389,827.
Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,950 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,479,682 1.00 1,913,86581.81
10 Cereals 202,246,023 58.23 110,600,39582.86
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,362,535 0.97 643,403422.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 111,551 0.03 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 4,664-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,939-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 16,264-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,434,895 0.41 732,42095.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,372,188 0.68 3,155,169-24.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 332,567 0.10 242,77036.99
29 Organic chemicals 38,745 0.01 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 49,736 0.01 50,547-1.60
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 21,423,376-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 616,157 0.18 111,168454.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 5,386-100.00
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 1,475 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 16,260 0.00 7192,161.47
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 9,575 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 139,386 0.04 47,924190.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 308,225 0.09 58,236429.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 44,208 0.01 155,115-71.50
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 95,906 0.03 346,086-72.29
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,281 0.00 815179.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 66,141 0.02 7129,189.47
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 258,051 0.07 876,378-70.55
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 327,131 0.09 852,593-61.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10,179,501 2.93 6,208,00063.97
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 27,824 0.01 11,188148.70
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 201 0.00 303-33.66
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 6,758-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 155,953 0.04 12,2531,172.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 532 0.00 713-25.39
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 5,534-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 242,843-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 231,166 0.07 443,748-47.91
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 4,578-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 849 0.00 118,252-99.28
72 Iron and steel 6,526,037 1.88 1,849,943252.77
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,185,366 6.39 10,612,562109.05
74 Copper and articles thereof 13,014 0.00 2,699,547-99.52
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,368,544 0.39 1,505,675-9.11
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,631 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 63,000-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 2,812-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 18,664 0.01 45,327-58.82
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 128,785 0.04 162,086-20.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 78,093,126 22.48 8,397,490829.96
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 11,485,888 3.31 8,350,84837.54
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 0 0.00 11,337-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 981,188 0.28 662148,115.71
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 1,389,827-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 345,617 0.10 1,345,664-74.32
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 8,265 0.00 0
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 46,328 0.01 340,991-86.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 300 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 16,086 0.00 8,61086.83
SS Classified 215,528 0.06 99 672 195-99.78

Russia’s Imports from Bangladesh

The major share of Russian imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 98.02% of Russia’s total imports from Bangladesh (97.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.40% of Russia’s total imports from Bangladesh (1.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $14,753,009;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,345,792.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $4,079,770;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $995,091.
Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,314,001 0.48 2,309,092-43.09
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 38,400-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 199,905 0.07 765,536-73.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,855 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,281,850 0.84 2,032,87312.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 67,389 0.02 53,83725.17
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 37,535 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,063,148 0.39 1,644,425-35.35
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16 0.00 3,227-99.50
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 74,784 0.03 78,812-5.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6 0.00 9-33.33
52 Cotton 7,621 0.00 7,4662.08
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 5,091,423 1.87 4,392,36215.92
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,227,627 0.45 880,83239.37
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 201,865 0.07 133,45951.26
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 23-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 149 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 138,797,942 51.00 124,044,93311.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 111,058,171 40.80 108,712,3792.16
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,968,180 1.09 3,675,031-19.23
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,149,928 2.63 11,229,698-36.33
65 Headgear and parts thereof 295,414 0.11 187,61357.46
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 288 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 126,363 0.05 132,621-4.72
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 9,164-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 240 0.00 253-5.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 18 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,764 0.00 960292.08
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 95,296 0.04 258,774-63.17
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 15,920 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,529 0.00 9,609-63.27
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 53,240 0.02 66,170-19.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 35,130 0.01 103,414-66.03
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 138 0.00 282-51.06
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia