Date,
Time MSK

12.05.2016



Astrakhan region Foreign Trade in 2015


In 2015 Astrakhan region foreign trade volume decreased by 55% and reached 649.3 million USD compared to 1428.5 million USD in 2014.


Imports to Astrakhan region fell by 47% to 258.3 million USD while exports from Astrakhan region fell by 58% to 390.9 million USD (see Figure 1).



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

Figure 1. Astrakhan region Foreign trade, Exports and Imports, billion USD, 2015.png




Astrakhan region Imports



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


▪ Engineering products (71%)

▪ Food Products and raw materials (18%)

▪ Metals and products from them (5%)

▪ Mineral products (3%)



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

Figure 2. Structure of Astrakhan region Imports in 2015.png



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


Product HS Code

Product Type

Volume, 2015, USD million

Share in total product imports, %

84-90

Engineering products

$182.4

71%

01-24

Food Products and raw materials

$47.5

18%

72-83

Metals and products from them

$14.1

5%

25-27

Mineral products

$7.9

3%


Other products

$6.4

2%



Astrakhan region Exports


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


▪ Mineral products (34%)

▪ Food Products and raw materials (31%)

▪ Wood and pulp and paper products (12%)

▪ Metals and products from them (7%)



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

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



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


Product HS Code

Product Type

Volume, 2015, USD million

Share in total product exports, %

25-27

Mineral products

$134.7

34%

01-24

Food Products and raw materials

$121.0

31%

44-49

Wood and pulp and paper products

$48.8

12%

72-83

Metals and products from them

$25.7

7%


Other products

$60.7

16%


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