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

Russia’s Trade with Turkmenistan

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Turkmenistan totaled $343,810,230, up 98.75% ($170,822,727) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $321,015,336, up 118.82% ($174,311,529) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2021 were $22,794,894, down 13.27% ($3,488,802) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $298,220,442, a 147.65% increase ($177,800,331) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Turkmenistan was Russia’s 66th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 72nd in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1649% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1267% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Turkmenistan was Russia’s 56th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 61st in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2407% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1865% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Turkmenistan was Russia’s 86th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 80th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0304% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0454% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Turkmenistan

The major share of Russian exports to Turkmenistan 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) - 72.96% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (9.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.92% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (27.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.58% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (30.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.20% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (24.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.58% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (3.50% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.40% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (2.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.14% of Russia’s total exports to Turkmenistan (1.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $194,547,000;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $13,146,323;
  • 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 $8,942,612;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $5,313,458;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,286,762;
  • 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 $1,093,387;
  • 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 $1,053,476;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,032,280.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $25,320,543;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $7,117,449;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $4,890,187;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $4,761,382;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $2,243,689;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,642,194;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,617,019;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1,177,709;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,106,372.
Russia’s exports to Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 450,545 0.14 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 163,261-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 15,048 0.00 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 438,323 0.14 381,71714.83
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 77,539 0.02 7,194,988-98.92
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 46,860 0.01 127,748-63.32
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 170,622 0.05 219,344-22.21
10 Cereals 38,940 0.01 1,145,312-96.60
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,419,211 0.44 1,147,86923.64
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 41,007 0.01 743,002-94.48
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4,257 0.00 17,280-75.36
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,164,030 2.85 10,781,049-15.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 201,435 0.06 106,01490.01
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 985,058 0.31 3,228,747-69.49
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,528,509 0.48 1,188,78228.58
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,170,444 0.68 2,105,0983.10
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 460,935 0.14 449,3102.59
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,826,352 0.88 3,108,667-9.08
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,050,252 0.95 3,440,350-11.34
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 26,121 0.01 22,73314.90
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 315,337 0.10 591,364-46.68
26 Ores, slag and ash 14,936 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 953,668 0.30 2,595,862-63.26
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,315,017 0.41 221,630493.34
29 Organic chemicals 1,132,842 0.35 100,5621,026.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,282,639 3.83 17,172,826-28.48
31 Fertilizers 143,764 0.04 500,216-71.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 472,075 0.15 452,5024.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,787,736 0.87 2,505,77611.25
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 1,710,585 0.53 2,283,870-25.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 125,702 0.04 199,146-36.88
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 519,641-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,458,671 2.32 12,220,053-38.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,340,474 0.73 1,608,77145.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,074,864 0.65 3,007,957-31.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,403 0.00 6,071-11.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,495,177 1.09 3,708,391-5.75
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 3,150-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,560,035 0.49 1,349,44215.61
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,462 0.00 76,364-90.23
52 Cotton 0 0.00 5-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 3,228-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 35,600 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 223,133 0.07 231,299-3.53
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 13,540-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 63 0.00 3,423-98.16
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 82,520 0.03 307,614-73.17
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 2,886-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 28,364 0.01 5,262439.03
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 57,925 0.02 325,415-82.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,995 0.00 1,185,704-99.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 26,418 0.01 7,509251.82
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,354 0.00 96340.60
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 1,829-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 310,559 0.10 616,388-49.62
69 Ceramic products 40,140 0.01 131,323-69.43
70 Glass and glassware 33,975 0.01 188,408-81.97
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8,186 0.00 2912,713.06
72 Iron and steel 11,527,733 3.59 36,848,276-68.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,154,473 3.79 6,841,01577.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 12,506 0.00 10,44519.73
75 Nickel and articles thereof 554 0.00 1,330-58.35
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 165,003 0.05 134,57522.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 14 0.00 23,018-99.94
80 Tin and articles thereof 34,425 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 179,232 0.06 464,109-61.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 245,002 0.08 93,262162.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,734,638 5.52 4,588,315286.52
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 4,092,512 1.27 3,039,03634.66
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 10,199,457 3.18 1,256,845711.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,259,764 1.64 2,973,00276.92
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 194,612,149 60.62 65,149298,618.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,306,821 0.72 1,667,39538.35
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 56,383 0.02 32217,410.25
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 311 0.00 211,380.95
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 87,305 0.03 712,636-87.75
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 104,732 0.03 41,682151.26
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 74,215 0.02 84,272-11.93
SS Classified 0 0.00 139 150-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Turkmenistan

The major share of Russian imports from Turkmenistan 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) - 69.27% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (40.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 27.57% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (55.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.56% of Russia’s total imports from Turkmenistan (2.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $2,234,716;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $1,384,067;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $643,579;
  • 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 $516,878;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $498,308;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $176,970;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $98,533;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $87,363;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $81,019.

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $8,916,230;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $163,665;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $136,590;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $99,911.
Russia’s imports from Turkmenistan in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 58,489 0.26 158,400-63.08
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 234,656 1.03 371,246-36.79
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8,485 0.04 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 61,051 0.27 24,110153.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 164,838 0.72 145,16813.55
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 56,127 0.25 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 250 0.00 64,066.67
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 94-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 163,665-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 763,808 3.35 246,930209.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 27,000-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,521,163 24.22 14,437,393-61.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 322-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 360 0.00 311,900.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,282 0.01 8,628-61.96
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 377,740 1.66 200,77088.15
52 Cotton 5,818,073 25.52 5,174,49412.44
54 Man-made filaments 3,182,778 13.96 948,062235.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 165,045 0.72 77,682112.46
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 62,400-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 11,998-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 74,508 0.33 41,88277.90
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 215,828 0.95 117,29584.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,064,649 4.67 566,34187.99
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,879,486 21.41 3,495,41939.60
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9,884 0.04 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,029 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 25,975 0.11 0
70 Glass and glassware 81,019 0.36 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 3,025-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 44 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 1,363-100.00
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 114 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12,108 0.05 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 14,100 0.06 0
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia