Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade in goods with Bangladesh in Q3 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 Bangladesh in the third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bangladesh

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Bangladesh totaled $874,812,637, up 41.21% ($255,288,841) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $544,130,468, up 56.65% ($196,785,407) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $330,682,169, up 21.49% ($58,503,434) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $213,448,299, a 183.97% increase ($138,281,973) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Bangladesh was Russia’s 41st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 36th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4196% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4536% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Bangladesh was Russia’s 46th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 40th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4079% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.4416% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Bangladesh was Russia’s 35th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4404% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4699% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Bangladesh

The major share of Russian exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 53.56% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (26.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 28.76% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (8.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.93% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (60.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.33% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (1.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.06% of Russia’s total exports to Bangladesh (3.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 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) - an increase of $93,596,330;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $83,030,914;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $81,587,226;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $25,529,296;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $23,882,707;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $18,848,162;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $12,326,364;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $9,375,560;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $6,904,766;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $5,554,392;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $4,385,450;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $1,861,395.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $169,095,423;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $5,345,200.
Russia’s exports to Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,950-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 10,384,448 1.91 3,479,682198.43
10 Cereals 33,150,600 6.09 202,246,023-83.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 15,688,899 2.88 3,362,535366.58
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 111,551-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 184,617 0.03 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 44,084 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,362,538 0.43 1,434,89564.65
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 21,220,350 3.90 2,372,188794.55
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 57,135 0.01 332,567-82.82
29 Organic chemicals 48,302 0.01 38,74524.67
30 Pharmaceutical products 924,863 0.17 49,7361,759.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,002,587 0.18 616,15762.72
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 3,002 0.00 1,475103.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 176,606 0.03 16,260986.14
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 9,575-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 830,966 0.15 139,386496.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,030,429 0.19 308,225234.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 66,357 0.01 44,20850.10
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 219,725 0.04 95,906129.10
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,565 0.00 2,281319.33
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 66,141-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 258,051-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 934,808 0.17 327,131185.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,834,301 0.89 10,179,501-52.51
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 267,592 0.05 27,824861.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 16,586 0.00 2018,151.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,681 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24,393 0.00 155,953-84.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 164,289 0.03 53230,781.39
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,621 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 78,280 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,092,561 0.38 231,166805.22
69 Ceramic products 1,111 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 151,909 0.03 84917,792.70
72 Iron and steel 30,408,744 5.59 6,526,037365.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 31,560,926 5.80 22,185,36642.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 38,898 0.01 13,014198.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 84,399,458 15.51 1,368,5446,067.10
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,631-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,973 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,404,114 0.81 18,66423,496.84
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,683,177 1.04 128,7854,312.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 159,680,352 29.35 78,093,126104.47
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 105,082,218 19.31 11,485,888814.88
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 3,305 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 690,141 0.13 981,188-29.66
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 88,019 0.02 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,874,913 4.76 345,6177,386.59
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 8,265-100.00
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 107,972 0.02 46,328133.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,980 0.00 3003,560.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,696 0.00 16,086-33.51
SS Classified 104,377 0.02 215 528-51.57

Russia’s Imports from Bangladesh

The major share of Russian imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 96.72% of Russia’s total imports from Bangladesh (98.02% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.52% of Russia’s total imports from Bangladesh (1.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $29,649,411;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $17,747,880;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $4,345,762;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $3,548,339;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $1,222,979.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Bangladesh in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,659,763 1.71 1,314,001330.73
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 143,493 0.04 199,905-28.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 7,855-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,527,466 0.76 2,281,85010.76
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,786 0.01 67,389-60.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 296 0.00 0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5,722 0.00 37,535-84.76
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,417,736 0.43 1,063,14833.35
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 16-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 161,320 0.05 74,784115.71
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 39,822 0.01 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 6-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 7,621-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 5,353,722 1.62 5,091,4235.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,429,337 0.43 1,227,62716.43
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 292,029 0.09 201,86544.67
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 19 0.00 149-87.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 168,447,353 50.94 138,797,94221.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 128,806,051 38.95 111,058,17115.98
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,191,159 1.27 2,968,18041.20
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,698,267 3.24 7,149,92849.63
65 Headgear and parts thereof 612,896 0.19 295,414107.47
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 288-100.00
69 Ceramic products 343,866 0.10 126,363172.13
70 Glass and glassware 6,999 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 240-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 21,421 0.01 18118,905.56
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 832 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 577 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 39 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,674 0.00 3,764-55.53
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 269,607 0.08 95,296182.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 92,379 0.03 15,920480.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,120 0.00 3,529300.11
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 92,229 0.03 53,24073.23
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 25,159 0.01 35,130-28.38
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 30 0.00 138-78.26
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia