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

Russia’s Trade with Kuwait

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Kuwait was $185,509,316, down 7.37% ($14,768,733) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Kuwait in the 3rd quarter of 2021 were $185,386,501, down 7.43% ($14,888,418) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $122,815, up 3,823.80% ($119,685) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Kuwait in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $185,263,686, a 7.49% decrease ($15,008,103) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Kuwait was Russia’s 76th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 67th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0890% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1466% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Kuwait was Russia’s 64th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 53rd in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1390% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2546% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Kuwait was Russia’s 150th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 179th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0000% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Kuwait

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 92.56% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (86.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.52% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (0.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.37% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (0.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.24% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (0.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.76% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (11.44% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $6,190,500;
  • 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 $2,060,993;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $978,391;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $591,521.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Kuwait 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 $22,659,853;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $2,558,819.
Russia’s exports to Kuwait in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 0 0.00 1-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 278,255 0.15 40,023595.24
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 37,496 0.02 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 22,659,853-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 17,498-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 8,550-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 591,521 0.32 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7,623 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 191,241 0.10 13,8601,279.81
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 22,711 0.01 17,92526.70
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,799 0.00 284885.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,112 0.00 7,639-59.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,144 0.01 20,131-44.64
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 259,673 0.14 116,433123.02
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 754,511 0.41 446,84268.85
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,894 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,205,900 3.35 15,40040,198.05
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 28,494-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 17,816 0.01 43,811-59.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 71 0.00 17,014-99.58
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 294 0.00 16380.37
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 189,103 0.10 192,721-1.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 98,796 0.05 16,251507.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,050 0.00 2,52920.60
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 175 0.00 285-38.60
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,019,165 0.55 40,7742,399.55
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,278,936 0.69 897,70842.47
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 33 0.00 76-56.58
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 53,363 0.03 2,2882,232.30
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 40 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 386 0.00 25253.17
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 51,721 0.03 30,23971.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,603 0.00 1045,930.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 204 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 38,723 0.02 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 210,040-100.00
69 Ceramic products 408 0.00 7,268-94.39
70 Glass and glassware 195 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 97,229 0.05 59,73162.78
74 Copper and articles thereof 171,503,974 92.51 174,062,793-1.47
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 770-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 47,605-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 1,744-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 904 0.00 741,121.62
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 148,077 0.08 423,466-65.03
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 2,305,891 1.24 244,898841.57
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 5,434-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 86,323 0.05 551,141-84.34
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 736 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 36,703 0.02 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 20,102 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,492 0.00 12,461-71.98
SS Classified 53,108 0.03 10 440408.70

Russia’s Imports from Kuwait

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 97.60% of Russia’s total imports from Kuwait (2.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.27% of Russia’s total imports from Kuwait (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.13% of Russia’s total imports from Kuwait (97.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $118,618;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,785;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,250.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,778.
Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
29 Organic chemicals 118,618 96.58 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,250 1.02 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 92-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,785 2.27 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 161 0.13 2,939-94.52
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 0 0.00 99-100.00
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia