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Russian trade in goods with Azerbaijan in Q1 2021

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Azerbaijan in the first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Azerbaijan

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Azerbaijan totaled $680,461,221, up 2.97% ($19,647,897) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $519,676,484, up 4.18% ($20,864,753) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $160,784,737, down 0.75% ($1,216,856) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $358,891,747, a 6.56% increase ($22,081,609) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 39th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 41st in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4403% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4649% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 35th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.5633% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5606% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Azerbaijan was Russia’s 45th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 47th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2581% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3048% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.54% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (26.62% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.63% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (16.66% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.75% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (16.79% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.22% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (11.23% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.89% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (12.00% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.37% of Russia’s total exports to Azerbaijan (9.24% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $44,517,220;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $21,316,406;
  • 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 $20,856,091;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $7,883,301;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $5,260,065;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,905,032;
  • 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 $3,206,402;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,336,090;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $2,227,855;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,574,072.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 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 $27,757,095;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $21,474,293;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $9,186,725;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $4,082,401;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $3,862,411;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2,352,735;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2,134,854;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $1,616,951.
Russia’s exports to Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 619,686 0.12 1,255,277-50.63
02 Meat and edible meat offal 604,321 0.12 1,931,545-68.71
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 725,637 0.14 387,64287.19
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,265,012 0.63 3,013,4768.35
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 111,748 0.02 16,267586.96
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,783 0.00 5,685-15.87
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,506,727 0.29 5,369,138-71.94
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 242,446 0.05 78,250209.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,518,406 0.29 969,03456.69
10 Cereals 84,305,604 16.22 39,788,384111.88
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,271,995 0.63 3,537,592-7.51
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 201,614 0.04 1,818,565-88.91
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 22,635 0.00 20,50010.41
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 35,736,442 6.88 14,420,036147.82
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 6,223,832 1.20 3,995,97755.75
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,623,657 0.70 12,810,382-71.71
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 14,560,560 2.80 14,167,7792.77
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,414,835 2.20 10,326,71210.54
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,660,781 0.70 3,238,79213.03
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,944,636 1.91 8,415,43918.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,489,660 0.67 3,359,1613.88
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,303,950 1.60 3,043,885172.81
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,720,635 0.33 795,590116.27
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,747,007 0.34 2,385,174-26.76
26 Ores, slag and ash 9,456 0.00 175,236-94.60
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 15,773,015 3.04 43,530,110-63.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,234,347 0.43 2,042,7559.38
29 Organic chemicals 323,113 0.06 4,405,514-92.67
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,268,285 1.21 8,403,139-25.41
31 Fertilizers 14,972,176 2.88 7,088,875111.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,315,429 0.25 2,325,275-43.43
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 10,390,544 2.00 8,054,45429.00
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 5,119,177 0.99 6,422,666-20.30
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 240,499 0.05 164,69746.03
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 614,220 0.12 975,414-37.03
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 395 0.00 3,524-88.79
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,216,572 0.62 3,813,814-15.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,445,378 1.82 8,942,3495.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,149,479 0.80 3,357,41523.59
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 70,709 0.01 43,21863.61
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 40,858 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 42,876,778 8.25 45,229,513-5.20
45 Cork and articles of cork 4,177 0.00 5,066-17.55
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 866 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 13,599,126 2.62 14,253,013-4.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 115,219 0.02 365,884-68.51
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,227 0.00 7,802-45.82
52 Cotton 48,857 0.01 135,936-64.06
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 3,547-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 50,643 0.01 10,669374.67
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,760 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 369,481 0.07 390,710-5.43
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5,615 0.00 34,178-83.57
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 25,573 0.00 6,472295.13
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 83,614 0.02 87,940-4.92
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6,865 0.00 2,427182.86
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 415,774 0.08 235,84876.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 113,781 0.02 130,178-12.60
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 267,402 0.05 118,489125.68
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 273,083 0.05 369,382-26.07
65 Headgear and parts thereof 16,921 0.00 31,341-46.01
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,823 0.00 1,46024.86
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 11,108 0.00 8591,193.13
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,095,961 0.60 2,621,81818.08
69 Ceramic products 1,743,864 0.34 2,373,661-26.53
70 Glass and glassware 4,788,026 0.92 5,869,634-18.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 122,178 0.02 26,688357.80
72 Iron and steel 33,993,278 6.54 55,467,571-38.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,345,415 3.53 18,438,140-0.50
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,191,400 0.23 1,401,529-14.99
75 Nickel and articles thereof 96,286 0.02 348,119-72.34
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,438,755 1.24 6,818,227-5.57
78 Lead and articles thereof 12,866 0.00 10,87418.32
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 695-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12,736 0.00 23,263-45.25
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 324,132 0.06 445,679-27.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 635,702 0.12 807,936-21.32
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,461,528 4.32 20,887,4567.54
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 65,791,027 12.66 44,934,93646.41
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 5,507,426 1.06 2,301,024139.35
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17,271,512 3.32 13,366,48029.22
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,042 0.00 11,873-91.22
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,361,942 0.26 1,593,268-14.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,942 0.00 3,07893.05
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 75 0.00 3,851-98.05
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 1,034,028 0.20 1,441,621-28.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 154,376 0.03 488,108-68.37
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,512,656 0.68 2,990,30217.47
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 1,305-100.00
SS Classified 2,470,377 0.48 19 815 144-87.53

Russia’s Imports from Azerbaijan

The major share of Russian imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 53.25% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (61.62% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.17% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (6.52% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 11.70% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (7.40% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.25% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (4.46% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.51% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (3.73% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.54% of Russia’s total imports from Azerbaijan (1.52% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $16,564,161;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $12,128,585;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $6,954,266;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,279,590;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $621,985.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $25,106,254;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,315,532;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $949,772;
  • 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 $852,169;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $788,226;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $738,463;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $652,968.
Russia’s imports from Azerbaijan in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 0 0.00 1,500-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 315,642 0.20 317,387-0.55
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,659,132 1.03 2,312,100-28.24
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 41,566 0.03 175,444-76.31
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 25,093,563 15.61 50,199,817-50.01
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 53,154,794 33.06 41,026,20929.56
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 287,202 0.18 470,187-38.92
10 Cereals 0 0.00 22,369-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,600 0.00 22,724-88.56
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 560-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 3,975-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 159,311 0.10 175,694-9.32
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 377,704 0.23 374,7680.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 81,790 0.05 66,89322.27
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,120,270 1.94 3,553,537-12.19
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 148,354 0.09 49,822197.77
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 774,137 0.48 609,75726.96
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 406,304 0.25 438,686-7.38
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,664,480 1.66 2,800,528-4.86
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 16,147,166 10.04 9,192,90075.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 136,000 0.08 0
29 Organic chemicals 1,279,590 0.80 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 29,088 0.02 39,026-25.47
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 33,635 0.02 0
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 11,738 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 928,001 0.58 306,016203.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,787,932 16.66 10,223,771162.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 814 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 29,137 0.02 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 53,760 0.03 33,72159.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 406,947 0.25 126,591221.47
52 Cotton 2,497,788 1.55 3,447,560-27.55
54 Man-made filaments 445,184 0.28 66,488569.57
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 58,067-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,016 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 30,431 0.02 34,048-10.62
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,788,011 2.36 3,585,2925.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 66,627 0.04 30,908115.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 247 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 28,063 0.02 0
70 Glass and glassware 44,658 0.03 38,67015.48
72 Iron and steel 156,064 0.10 191,098-18.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,417,683 1.50 3,733,215-35.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 180,354 0.11 38,014374.44
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,281,148 0.80 2,069,374-38.09
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 3,847-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 527 0.00 820-35.73
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 216,307 0.13 954,770-77.34
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 209,056 0.13 1,061,225-80.30
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 250,202 0.16 166,27050.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 184,688 0.11 272,918-32.33
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 244,243 0.15 138,75176.03
SS Classified 14,609,783 9.09 23 566 276-38.01
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia