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Exports
: $1.52B, Rnk 45 / 197

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Top Product
: $458M, Seed Oils

2019
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Exports
: $560M, Rnk 7 / 117

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Top Product
: $65.6M, Other Fruits

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.58, Rnk 45 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.0091, Rnk 70 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $1.7T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 11 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 39%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 113 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $11,585, CURRENT US$
Rnk 65 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 35.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 81 / 187

Russia-Iran In 2019, Russia exported $1.52B to Iran. The main products that Russia exported to Iran are Seed Oils ($458M), Corn ($386M), and Barley ($224M). During the last 23 years the exports of Russia to Iran have increased at an annualized rate of 6.38%, from $365M in 1996 to $1.52B in 2019.

In 2017, Russia exported services to Iran worth $138M, with Other business services ($73.4M), Travel ($30.1M), and Transportation ($22.8M) being the largest in terms of value.

Iran-Russia In 2019, Iran exported $560M to Russia . The main products that Iran exported to Russia were Other Fruits ($65.6M), Other Nuts ($62M), and Other Vegetables ($44.8M). During the last 23 years the exports of Iran to Russia have increased at an annualized rate of 12.5%, from $37.4M in 1996 to $560M in 2019.

In 2019, Iran did not export any services to Russia.

Comparison In 2019,  Russia ranked 45 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.58), and 13 in total exports ($407B). That same year, Iran ranked 70 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.0091), and 69 in total exports ($25B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Russia exported $1.52B to Iran. The main products exported from Russia to Iran were Seed Oils ($458M), Corn ($386M), and Barley ($224M). During the last 23 years the exports of Russia to Iran have increased at an annualized rate of 6.38%, from $365M in 1996 to $1.52B in 2019.

In 2019, Iran exported $560M to Russia. The main products exported from Iran to Russia were Other Fruits ($65.6M), Other Nuts ($62M), and Other Vegetables ($44.8M). During the last 23 years the exports of Iran to Russia have increased at an annualized rate of 12.5%, from $37.4M in 1996 to $560M in 2019.

Russia Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Russia
Top Destination
: China, $58.1B

Iran
Top Destination
: China, $12.1B

This map shows whether countries import more from Russia or Iran. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Russia and Iran or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from Russia than Iran were China ($58.1B), Netherlands ($41.7B), and Belarus ($20.5B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Iran than Russia were Pakistan ($500M), Qatar ($202M), and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ($77.2k).

Comparative Advantage Russia - Iran

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This chart compares trade between Russia and Iran by product, considering products traded by both, Russia and Iran.

During 2019, Russia had a large net trade with Iran in the exports of Vegetable Products ($653M), Animal and Vegetable Bi-Products ($503M), and Wood Products ($98.1M).

During 2019, Iran had a large net trade with Russia in the exports of Vegetable Products ($377M), Animal Products ($41.6M), and Chemical Products ($36.8M).

Flow

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between Russia and Iran (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2019, the products from Russia that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Iran were Ethyl alcohol and other spirits, denatured (69k%) and Undenatured ethyl alcohol > 80% by volume (37.4k%).

In 2019, the products from Iran that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Russia were Large Sized Cars (66%) and Large Diesel Engine Cars (66%).

*The tariffs present between Russia and Iran are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
350: Russian Generalized System of Preference
350: Russian Generalized System of Preference

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2017, Russia exported services to Iran worth $138M, with Other business services ($73.4M), Travel ($30.1M), and Transportation ($22.8M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Russia has comparative advantage over Iran. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Iran has comparative advantage over Russia.