Date,
Time MSK

13.04.2016



Kurgan region Foreign Trade, 9 months of 2015


In the first 9 months of 2015 Kurgan region foreign trade volume decreased by 32% and reached 234.1 million USD compared to 345.1 million USD in the same period of 2014.


Imports to Kurgan region fell by 61% to 40.2 million USD while exports from Kurgan region fell by 20% to 193.9 million USD in the same period of 2014 (see Figure 1).


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

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



Kurgan region Imports


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


▪ Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery & mechanical appliances, computers (25%)

▪ Organic chemicals (13%)

▪ Electrical machinery & equip. & parts, telecommunications equip., sound recorders, television recorders (8%)

▪ Plastics & articles thereof (8%)

▪ Aluminum & articles thereof (7%)

▪ Glass & glassware (7%)

▪ Articles of iron or steel (5%)

▪ Tools, spoons & forks of base metal (5%)

▪ Footwear, gaiters, & the like (4%)



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

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



Table 1. Key products imported to Kurgan 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, %

84

Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery & mechanical appliances, computers

$10,160

25%

29

Organic chemicals

$5,060

13%

85

Electrical machinery & equip. & parts, telecommunications equip., sound recorders, television recorders

$3,286

8%

39

Plastics & articles thereof

$3,124

8%

76

Aluminum & articles thereof

$2,831

7%

70

Glass & glassware

$2,667

7%

73

Articles of iron or steel

$1,963

5%

82

Tools, spoons & forks of base metal

$1,893

5%

64

Footwear, gaiters, & the like

$1,649

4%

48

Paper & paperboard, articles of paper pulp

$954

2%

87

Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock

$839

2%

42

Articles of leather, saddlery & harness, travel goods, handbags, articles of gut

$756

2%

30

Pharmaceutical products

$693

2%

40

Rubbers & articles thereof

$634

2%



Kurgan region Exports


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


▪ Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock (75%)

▪ Articles of iron or steel (16%)

▪ Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery & mechanical appliances, computers (3%)

▪ Pharmaceutical products (2%)

▪ Wood & articles of wood, wood charcoal (1%)

▪ Electrical machinery & equip. & parts, telecommunications equip., sound recorders, television recorders (1%)



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

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




Table 2. Key products exported from Kurgan 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, %

87

Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock

$146,331

75.5%

73

Articles of iron or steel

$30,151

15.6%

84

Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery & mechanical appliances, computers

$6,128

3.2%

30

Pharmaceutical products

$3,282

1.7%

44

Wood & articles of wood, wood charcoal

$2,266

1.2%

85

Electrical machinery & equip. & parts, telecommunications equip., sound recorders, television recorders

$2,169

1.1%

19

Preps. of cereals, flour, starch or milk

$944

0.5%

41

Raw hides & skins & leather

$785

0.4%

10

Cereals

$621

0.3%


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