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Russian trade with Denmark in 2012

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Denmark in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Denmark was $3,884,347,558, down 1.65% ($64,975,243) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2012 were $1,841,680,184, down 2.87% ($54,352,002) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2012 were $2,042,667,374, down 0.52% ($10,623,241) from 2011.

Russia’s trade deficit with Denmark in 2012 was $200,987,190, a 27.81% increase ($43,728,761) over 2011.

Denmark was Russia’s 32nd largest trading partner in 2012 (up from 33rd in 2011), accounting for 0.4613% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4802% in 2011).

Denmark was Russia’s 41st largest export market in 2012 (down from 39th in 2011), accounting for 0.3510% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3669% in 2011).

Denmark was Russia’s 28th largest supplier in 2012 (down from 26th in 2011), accounting for 0.6438% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.6715% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

The major share of Russian exports to Denmark in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 49.01% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (46.25% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 40.28% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (44.20% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.20% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (3.89% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.30% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.57% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.67% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.52% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $25,751,357;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $21,114,769;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $7,952,239;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $5,547,364.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $96,731,923;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $17,056,113.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 100 0.00 1000.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,743,523 0.09 2,849,185-38.81
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,069,694 0.06 1,035,2193.33
10 Cereals 1,424,965 0.08 266,536434.62
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 7,965,872 0.43 13,63358,330.81
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 16,257,519 0.88 33,313,632-51.20
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 137,211 0.01 178,701-23.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 115,817 0.01 12,097857.40
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 32,079,490 1.74 10,964,721192.57
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 24,827 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 161 0.00 19,335-99.17
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 902,659,861 49.01 876,908,5042.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8,836,154 0.48 8,838,374-0.03
29 Organic chemicals 213,813 0.01 120,36677.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 34,070 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 35,081,711 1.90 33,082,4736.04
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,273,246 0.07 1,268,1770.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 110,734 0.01 44251,568.18
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 0 0.00 2,472-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 314 0.00 949-66.91
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 311,350 0.02 379,941-18.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 347,090 0.02 104,074233.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,952,993 0.16 4,046,927-27.03
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 162-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 33,690 0.00 214,412-84.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 71,532,981 3.88 65,985,6178.41
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,832,637 0.32 7,663,342-23.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 75,799 0.00 164,818-54.01
52 Cotton 0 0.00 544,344-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 268,079 0.01 137,64994.76
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 57,372 0.00 310,377-81.52
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 189 0.00 16315.95
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,138 0.00 3,303-65.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 437,358 0.02 532,944-17.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 5,736-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 2,274-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 153,875 0.01 142,1768.23
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,323 0.00 526341.63
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 92,219 0.01 77,61618.81
69 Ceramic products 3,180,892 0.17 1,671,28990.33
70 Glass and glassware 194 0.00 223-13.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,035 0.00 3631,011.57
72 Iron and steel 736,128,759 39.97 832,860,682-11.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 63,589 0.00 216,530-70.63
74 Copper and articles thereof 198,120 0.01 843,899-76.52
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,793,154 0.10 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,482,294 0.19 3,829,305-9.06
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 64,600 0.00 311,803-79.28
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 46,270 0.00 4629,915.15
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,608 0.00 6,798-76.35
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,786,913 0.10 1,604,19611.39
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 943,291 0.05 604,25356.11
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 0 0.00 4,004-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 39,387 0.00 1,056,090-96.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 261,536 0.01 575,744-54.57
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 2,512,098 0.14 3,194,077-21.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8,843 0.00 6,44437.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15,012 0.00 3,337349.87
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 16,664 0.00 26,828-37.89
SS Classified 4,750 0.00 24 940-80.95

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

The major share of Russian imports from Denmark in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 38.54% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (44.15% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 32.62% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (27.27% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.06% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (23.41% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.04% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (1.65% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $45,636,833;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $41,791,162;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $38,900,370;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $35,497,786;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $10,844,533;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $9,363,715;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8,056,691;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $7,317,227;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,955,853;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $6,626,143.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $70,871,952;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $57,019,506;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $45,276,908;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $15,969,165;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $14,542,156;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $10,653,526;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $10,518,504.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 80,447,822 3.94 38,656,660108.11
02 Meat and edible meat offal 329,615,539 16.14 386,635,045-14.75
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 44,585,128 2.18 60,554,293-26.37
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 62,892,498 3.08 62,184,8931.14
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16,463,237 0.81 19,053,769-13.60
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,606,097 0.18 3,996,601-9.77
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,454,255 0.07 6,286,335-76.87
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 819 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 613,718 0.03 245,242150.25
10 Cereals 33,132,905 1.62 104,004,857-68.14
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 12,277,610 0.60 4,960,383147.51
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13,114,068 0.64 13,270,464-1.18
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 7,479,539 0.37 10,018,808-25.35
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 36,033,107 1.76 50,575,263-28.75
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 13,504,002 0.66 18,703,371-27.80
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,092,754 0.05 778,14440.43
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 584,994 0.03 512,81614.07
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 23,743,377 1.16 19,211,92923.59
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,465,635 0.07 1,583,139-7.42
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 43,786,668 2.14 54,305,172-19.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,055,513 0.25 4,340,01716.49
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 53,186,762 2.60 43,823,04721.37
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,167,067 0.16 2,729,03916.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,787,800 0.23 3,841,63224.63
26 Ores, slag and ash 670 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 291,700 0.01 213,45136.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 401,830 0.02 271,08648.23
29 Organic chemicals 9,628,266 0.47 10,133,356-4.98
30 Pharmaceutical products 258,297,821 12.65 303,574,729-14.91
31 Fertilizers 4,341 0.00 4,2013.33
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14,190,116 0.69 14,078,0230.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,178,363 0.16 2,573,31523.51
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 6,341,800 0.31 5,795,9389.42
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 63,237,584 3.10 56,611,44111.70
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,471 0.00 622297.27
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,104 0.00 50,849-97.83
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 44,231,979 2.17 54,885,505-19.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 23,112,204 1.13 26,286,426-12.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,565,027 0.37 6,437,88217.51
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 131,494 0.01 149,682-12.15
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 38,921 0.00 417,072-90.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,648,370 0.08 1,623,6931.52
45 Cork and articles of cork 4,959 0.00 3,14457.73
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,247 0.00 389220.57
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,988,634 0.20 4,015,031-0.66
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,057,708 0.35 1,938,598264.06
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 6,975 0.00 3,77984.57
52 Cotton 24,182 0.00 9,233161.91
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 98,161 0.00 46021,239.35
54 Man-made filaments 72,232 0.00 101,499-28.83
55 Man-made staple fibers 385,143 0.02 168,084129.14
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,699,649 0.08 1,507,67812.73
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,288,139 0.11 1,487,07553.87
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 100,807 0.00 81,07524.34
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,364,178 0.07 899,81251.61
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 174,419 0.01 208,147-16.20
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 601,361 0.03 769,738-21.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 977,512 0.05 1,113,944-12.25
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 506,011 0.02 778,411-34.99
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 125,066 0.01 80,24055.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 23,257 0.00 10,972111.97
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 185 0.00 2,275-91.87
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2,625 0.00 1,61362.74
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,737,704 0.28 8,284,907-30.75
69 Ceramic products 588,601 0.03 749,157-21.43
70 Glass and glassware 3,562,642 0.17 2,018,05976.54
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 66,185 0.00 134,341-50.73
72 Iron and steel 1,462,522 0.07 2,116,628-30.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 28,664,522 1.40 21,708,66932.04
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,962,157 0.19 867,668356.64
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,490 0.00 26,685-86.92
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,039,574 0.20 5,260,470-23.21
78 Lead and articles thereof 10,833 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 22,568 0.00 6,404252.40
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 1-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 101,899 0.00 207,140-50.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,112,523 0.05 1,467,294-24.18
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,338,339 0.11 2,201,0096.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 426,058,556 20.86 380,421,72312.00
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 78,515,217 3.84 72,399,4608.45
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 567,634 0.03 264,379114.70
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 36,237,172 1.77 25,392,63942.71
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 41,812,898 2.05 6,315,112562.11
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 83,140,086 4.07 75,083,39510.73
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 41,011 0.00 89,623-54.24
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 215 0.00 17125.73
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 8,514,477 0.42 9,365,393-9.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 70,575,702 3.46 31,675,332122.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,623,152 0.08 671,860141.59
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9,087 0.00 0
SS Classified 1,183 0.00 3 709-68.10
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia