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Russian trade with Ireland in 2011

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Ireland in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Ireland totaled $1,391,278,446, up 20.03% ($232,195,018) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in 2011 were $153,843,062, down 4.21% ($6,764,961) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in 2011 totaled $1,237,435,384, up 23.93% ($238,959,979) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in 2011 was $1,083,592,322, a 29.33% increase ($245,724,940) over 2010.

Ireland was Russia’s 61st largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 54th in 2010), accounting for 0.1692% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1852% in 2010).

Ireland was Russia’s 90th largest export market in 2011 (down from 80th in 2010), accounting for 0.0298% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0404% in 2010).

Ireland was Russia’s 36th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 37th in 2010), accounting for 0.4047% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4362% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 74.33% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (58.50% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.67% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (8.61% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.35% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (2.57% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.37% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (24.28% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $19,387,444;
  • 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 $1,126,183.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ireland in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $38,433,995;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,953,438;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,891,280.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 420,129 0.27 160,870161.16
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 377,060-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 55,357 0.04 12,468343.99
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 74,197 0.05 73,5440.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 493,886 0.32 38,927,881-98.73
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,314,081 1.50 1,187,89894.80
29 Organic chemicals 22,005 0.01 189,286-88.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 21,027-100.00
31 Fertilizers 111,893,094 72.73 92,505,65020.96
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 88,763 0.06 0
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 800 0.00 11,708-93.17
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 485 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,229 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 20,731-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,836 0.01 2,317885.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,166 0.00 14,758-78.55
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,062,405 1.34 4,015,843-48.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,670 0.00 102,365-97.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 18,681 0.01 10,13884.27
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 217 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,280 0.00 88844.14
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12,754 0.01 3533,513.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 170 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 133 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 187 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,014 0.00 77331.18
69 Ceramic products 1,771 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 461 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18,690 0.01 14,60028.01
72 Iron and steel 76,357 0.05 48,35757.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,579 0.01 35,136-44.28
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 736 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 217,228 0.14 242,147-10.29
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 38,883 0.03 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 331 0.00 251,224.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,884,557 1.22 3,775,837-50.09
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 1,624,663 1.06 1,617,4290.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,297,915 5.39 8,438,826-1.67
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 367-100.00
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 12,026 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 35,836 0.02 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 123 0.00 0
SS Classified 24,124,367 15.68 8 799 741174.15

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 43.73% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (45.45% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.86% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (27.82% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.04% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (23.66% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.28% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (0.00% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.01% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (0.89% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ireland in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $52,381,234;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $39,597,245;
  • 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 $32,273,095;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $25,840,290;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $25,300,216;
  • 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 $16,808,727;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $15,875,554;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $12,590,757;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $10,644,380;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,480,157.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ireland in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $12,634,380;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $8,786,539.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 6,407,660 0.52 5,034,45327.28
02 Meat and edible meat offal 83,473,982 6.75 43,876,73790.25
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 25,663,233 2.07 23,796,6317.84
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,097,994 0.25 11,884,533-73.93
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,011 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 1,390-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18,595,741 1.50 6,004,984209.67
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 28,010-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 447 0.00 0
10 Cereals 1,808,469 0.15 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,294 0.00 1,147100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 144,933 0.01 28,719404.66
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 342,760 0.03 96,718254.39
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,912,171 0.24 2,871,5291.42
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 45,168 0.00 98,276-54.04
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 43,334 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,003,496 0.32 4,808,988-16.75
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 70,995,119 5.74 83,629,499-15.11
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 79,816,418 6.45 53,976,12847.87
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 133,198 0.01 104,19827.83
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,738 0.00 559568.69
26 Ores, slag and ash 15,875,554 1.28 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,629 0.00 1,308177.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 169,597,371 13.71 152,788,64411.00
29 Organic chemicals 14,296,720 1.16 14,615,752-2.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 164,496,365 13.29 112,115,13146.72
31 Fertilizers 987 0.00 3,737-73.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,807,754 0.47 4,058,49243.10
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 133,786,176 10.81 123,141,7968.64
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 919,304 0.07 700,27831.28
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7,776,563 0.63 5,822,61533.56
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 24,944 0.00 36,820-32.25
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 356,498 0.03 867,254-58.89
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 27,096,994 2.19 25,693,1285.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,580,244 0.37 4,296,8126.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,357,346 1.00 9,689,29727.54
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 76,027-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 24,222 0.00 79,467-69.52
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,113,572 0.25 2,538,92822.63
45 Cork and articles of cork 9 0.00 79-88.61
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 322,187 0.03 518,063-37.81
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9,123,279 0.74 5,787,90957.63
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 45,483 0.00 22,88798.73
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 267 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 747 0.00 6,407-88.34
55 Man-made staple fibers 64,796 0.01 55,37917.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 368 0.00 301,126.67
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,034 0.00 261,355-98.84
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,644 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 97,403 0.01 65,61048.46
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 967 0.00 150544.67
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 81,942 0.01 64,22327.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 85,257 0.01 123,923-31.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 956,269 0.08 2,008,651-52.39
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,922 0.00 2981,887.25
65 Headgear and parts thereof 533 0.00 3,126-82.95
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 678 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 789 0.00 49758.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 37,535 0.00 9,935277.81
69 Ceramic products 18,731 0.00 34,457-45.64
70 Glass and glassware 269,096 0.02 105,288155.58
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 223,388 0.02 127,72574.90
72 Iron and steel 184,512 0.01 983,812-81.25
73 Articles of iron or steel 817,942 0.07 624,81330.91
74 Copper and articles thereof 13,094 0.00 12,4535.15
75 Nickel and articles thereof 643,691 0.05 50,4391,176.18
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 287,731 0.02 118,988141.82
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,924 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 30,146 0.00 20,42147.62
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,680,690 0.22 455,113489.02
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 609,347 0.05 684,342-10.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 114,615,445 9.26 106,135,2887.99
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 119,457,540 9.65 87,184,44537.02
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 130,885 0.01 44,620193.33
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,110,798 0.17 1,345,74356.85
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 40,755 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 108,390,659 8.76 83,090,44330.45
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6,912 0.00 4111,581.75
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 589 0.00 0
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 1,413,560 0.11 776,94581.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,513,931 0.28 3,049,61215.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 13,492,319 1.09 11,933,54013.06
SS Classified 47,181 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia