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

Russia’s Trade with Pakistan

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Pakistan totaled $126,478,464, up 28.42% ($27,987,160) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $65,024,233, up 131.60% ($36,948,681) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $61,454,231, down 12.73% ($8,961,521) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Pakistan went from a deficit of $42,340,200 in the 3rd quarter of 2019, to a surplus of $3,570,002 in the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Pakistan was Russia’s 76th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 84th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0926% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0594% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Pakistan was Russia’s 76th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 104th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0827% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0272% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Pakistan was Russia’s 65th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1061% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1126% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Pakistan

The major share of Russian exports to Pakistan 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) - 71.81% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (58.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.77% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (17.78% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.40% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (2.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.71% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (15.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.03% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (3.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.41% of Russia’s total exports to Pakistan (1.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $18,275,887;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $12,406,991;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2,300,000;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,870,173;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,018,876;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $544,622;
  • 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 $310,834;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $309,911;
  • 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 $287,760.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $421,706;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $400,336.
Russia’s exports to Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 33,293,327 51.20 15,017,440121.70
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 168,422 0.26 590,128-71.46
10 Cereals 13,155,925 20.23 748,9341,656.62
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 73,260 0.11 59,44923.23
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 253,687 0.39 319,117-20.50
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,920 0.02 92,428-88.19
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,042,472 3.14 1,940,8965.23
29 Organic chemicals 1,107,161 1.70 562,53996.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,944,583 2.99 74,4102,513.34
31 Fertilizers 47,232 0.07 123,932-61.89
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 5,313 0.01 14,502-63.36
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 136,904 0.21 28,819375.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 85,856 0.13 100,326-14.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,285,326 3.51 2,145,6386.51
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 10,381 0.02 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 30 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 275,153 0.42 362,327-24.06
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 103,415-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,440,167 5.29 3,840,503-10.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 231 0.00 211,450.00
52 Cotton 387 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 3,734 0.01 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 10,295 0.02 25,281-59.28
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 446-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 15,746 0.02 1,0721,368.84
70 Glass and glassware 12,024 0.02 12,935-7.04
72 Iron and steel 381,768 0.59 455,401-16.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,449,199 2.23 430,323236.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 47,285 0.07 13036,273.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 40,847 0.06 10,828277.23
78 Lead and articles thereof 21 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 1,141-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 32,801 0.05 10,652207.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16,218 0.02 4,390269.43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 737,015 1.13 427,10472.56
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 564,280 0.87 253,446122.64
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 287,760 0.44 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,300,000 3.54 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 272,435 0.42 115,474135.93
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 160,125 0.25 2,3066,843.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 215 0.00 0
SS Classified 355,728 0.55 199 81878.03

Russia’s Imports from Pakistan

The major share of Russian imports from Pakistan 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) - 76.30% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (71.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.05% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (5.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.84% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (2.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.32% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (1.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.85% of Russia’s total imports from Pakistan (3.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $1,024,429;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,020,061;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $973,111;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $467,309;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $209,648.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Pakistan 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, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $4,705,117;
  • 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 $2,841,175;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,166,008;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $966,830;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $638,917;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $604,823;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $568,345;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $415,006;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $287,141;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $194,780.
Russia’s imports from Pakistan in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 69,038 0.11 12,075471.74
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,567 0.00 145,044-98.92
10 Cereals 0 0.00 638,917-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 11,038-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,274 0.00 108,872-97.91
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9,465 0.02 30,539-69.01
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 126,505 0.21 62,371102.83
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,729 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 399 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 565 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,934 0.00 4,017-51.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 6,966-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 303,144 0.49 1,269,974-76.13
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 431,446 0.70 221,79894.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 110,398 0.18 1,276,406-91.35
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 1,605,964 2.61 1,138,65541.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,781 0.01 6,33622.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 724,253 1.18 1,139,259-36.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 42,731 0.07 45,621-6.33
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 145,140 0.24 128,48412.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,734,037 9.33 8,575,212-33.13
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 3,431-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,389 0.01 2,849124.25
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 212 0.00 1,696-87.50
52 Cotton 3,210,343 5.22 2,185,91446.87
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 72,354-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 243,490 0.40 327,313-25.61
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,718,268 4.42 2,729,232-0.40
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 813 0.00 1,024-20.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 36,454 0.06 7,433390.43
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 228 0.00 3,699-93.84
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 9,435 0.02 6,60142.93
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 130 0.00 37,778-99.66
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16,917,765 27.53 15,944,6546.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 16,467,108 26.80 21,172,225-22.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,029,545 6.56 4,049,694-0.50
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,113,401 5.07 3,681,746-15.44
65 Headgear and parts thereof 140,078 0.23 188,799-25.81
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 306,767 0.50 189,93361.51
69 Ceramic products 9 0.00 29-68.97
70 Glass and glassware 238 0.00 644-63.04
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 205 0.00 17,812-98.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 33,985 0.06 35,554-4.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 53 0.00 63-15.87
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 607 0.00 46430.82
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 777,429 1.27 1,064,570-26.97
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 342 0.00 399-14.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,778 0.02 205,558-94.76
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 0.00 81-25.93
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,618 0.00 2,23217.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,344,225 3.81 1,324,16477.03
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 2,304-100.00
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 215,044 0.35 177,03521.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,525,202 2.48 2,130,025-28.40
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 20,640 0.03 26,859-23.15
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia