Date,
Time MSK

11.03.2016



Astrakhan region Foreign Trade, 9 months of 2015


In the first 9 months of 2015 Astrakhan region foreign trade volume decreased by 63% and reached 311.4 million USD compared to 836.0 million USD in the same period of 2014.


Imports to Astrakhan region fell by 81% to 80.8 million USD while exports from Astrakhan region fell by 44% to 230.7 million USD in the same period of 2014 (see Figure 1).



Figure 1. Astrakhan region Foreign trade, Exports and Imports, million USD, 9 months of 2015. Source: Russian Federal Customs Service of Russia.

Figure 1. Astrakhan region Foreign trade, Exports and Imports, million USD, 9 months of 2015.png



Astrakhan region Imports


In the first 9 months of 2015 Astrakhan region imported the following products (see Figure 2, Table 1):


▪ Food Products and raw materials (40%)

▪ Engineering products (29%)

▪ Metals and products from them (16%)

▪ Mineral products (9%)

▪ Textiles, textile products and footwear (2%)

▪ Chemical products, rubber (1%)



Figure 2. Structure of Astrakhan region Imports in the first 9 months of 2015. Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia.

Figure 2. Structure of Astrakhan region Imports in the first 9 months of 2015.png



Table 1. Key products imported to Astrakhan region in the first 9 months of 2015. Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia.


Product HS Code

Product Type

Volume,9 months of 2015, USD thousand

Share in total product imports, %

01-24

Food Products and raw materials

$32,210

39.90%

84-90

Engineering products

$23,669

29.30%

72-83

Metals and products from them

$13,126

16.30%

25-27

Mineral products

$7,170

8.90%

50-67

Textiles, textile products and footwear

$1,441

1.80%

28-40

Chemical products, rubber

$1,094

1.40%

44-49

Wood and pulp and paper products

$234

0.30%

68-71,91-97

Other products

$1,798

2.20%



Astrakhan region Exports


Astrakhan region primarily exports the following products (see Figure 3, Table 2):


▪ Food Products and raw materials (45%)

▪ Mineral products (29%)

▪ Wood and pulp and paper products (16%)

▪ Engineering products (7%)

▪ Metals and products from them (1%)

▪ Fuel and energy products (1%)

▪ Chemical products, rubber (1%)



Figure 3. Structure of Astrakhan region Exports, 9 months of 2015. Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia.

Figure 3. Structure of Astrakhan region Exports, 9 months of 2015.png




Table 2. Key products exported from Astrakhan region in the first 9 months of 2015. Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia.


Product HS Code

Product Type

Volume,9 months of 2015, USD thousand

Share in total product exports, %

01-24

Food Products and raw materials

$103,338

44.80%

25-27

Mineral products

$67,450

29.24%

44-49

Wood and pulp and paper products

$37,264

16.15%

84-90

Engineering products

$15,022

6.51%

72-83

Metals and products from them

$3,415

1.48%

27

Fuel and energy products

$2,122

0.92%

28-40

Chemical products, rubber

$1,179

0.51%

50-67

Textiles, textile products and footwear

$259

0.11%

41-43

Tanning raw materials, furs and products

$80

0.03%

68-71,91-97

Other products

$2,668

1.16%


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