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

Russia’s Trade with Myanmar (Burma)

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Myanmar (Burma) was $77,677,640, down 30.32% ($33,807,788) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $23,394,913, down 63.59% ($40,855,534) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $54,282,727, up 14.92% ($7,047,746) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Myanmar (Burma) went from a surplus of $17,015,466 in the 3rd quarter of 2019, to a deficit of $30,887,814 in the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 86th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 81st in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0569% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0672% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 101st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 85th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0297% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0622% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Myanmar (Burma) was Russia’s 72nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 73rd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0937% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0755% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Myanmar (Burma)

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 86.34% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (82.68% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.03% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (2.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.27% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (3.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.53% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (0.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.21% of Russia’s total exports to Myanmar (Burma) (1.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $507,177;
  • 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 $383,995;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $245,562;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $187,084;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $122,420;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $107,241.

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

  • 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 $15,494,759;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $15,008,524;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,927,010;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,010,084;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $888,747;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $677,712;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $269,746;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $183,425;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $152,948;
  • 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 $132,910.
Russia’s exports to Myanmar (Burma) in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
10 Cereals 0 0.00 888,747-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 48,553 0.21 60,647-19.94
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1 0.00 9,880-99.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 67,440 0.29 337,186-80.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 391,310 1.67 7,3155,249.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,098 0.01 666365.17
31 Fertilizers 1,014,816 4.34 1,167,764-13.10
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 268-100.00
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 0.00 275-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 2,480-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 413-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 260,126 1.11 152,88570.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 444,379 1.90 415,3167.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,292 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 183 0.00 133,093-99.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 227,840 0.97 40,756459.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 125,156 0.53 2,7364,474.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,990 0.02 21,724-77.03
52 Cotton 0 0.00 560-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 164-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 18-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 151 0.00 8,705-98.27
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 705-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 32,795-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 831 0.00 12,586-93.40
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 10,866-100.00
72 Iron and steel 14,873 0.06 4473,227.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 86,237 0.37 1,096,321-92.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 182 0.00 183,607-99.90
75 Nickel and articles thereof 417 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 34,448 0.15 712,160-95.16
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 31-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 4,924-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 59,433 0.25 29,84799.13
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 334,381 1.43 88,819276.47
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 652,757 2.79 15,661,281-95.83
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 744,208 3.18 16,238,967-95.42
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 878,470 3.75 371,293136.60
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17,923,297 76.61 20,850,307-14.04
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 429 0.00 728-41.07
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 2,366 0.01 7,446-68.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,270-100.00
SS Classified 73,249 0.31 5 694 449-98.71

Russia’s Imports from Myanmar (Burma)

The major share of Russian imports from Myanmar (Burma) 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) - 92.71% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (87.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.01% of Russia’s total imports from Myanmar (Burma) (9.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) 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 $3,847,446;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $3,335,200;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $2,166,087;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $1,262,387.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,679,624.
Russia’s imports from Myanmar (Burma) in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,772-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 116,602 0.21 27,000331.86
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 193,357 0.36 150,93228.11
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 3,508-100.00
10 Cereals 638,397 1.18 4,318,021-85.22
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 988-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 124,396 0.23 53,841131.04
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,702 0.03 1,622868.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,482 0.05 12,247108.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,730 0.03 6122,408.20
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,531,738 4.66 1,269,35199.45
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 31,263-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 134,523 0.25 15,286780.04
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 376 0.00 51637.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12,972,517 23.90 9,125,07142.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 30,104,784 55.46 26,769,58412.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,365 0.02 8,6078.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,862,193 12.64 4,696,10646.13
65 Headgear and parts thereof 374,369 0.69 515,950-27.44
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,336 0.00 353561.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,642 0.00 18,800-91.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,892 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 451 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 4,440-100.00
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 55,391 0.10 134,705-58.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,779-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,540 0.02 24,153-43.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28,637 0.05 41,720-31.36
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,049 0.00 6,770-69.73
SS Classified 58,258 0.11 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia