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Russian trade with Denmark in 2013

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 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Denmark was $3,658,619,837, down 5.81% ($225,727,721) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2013 were $1,480,245,163, down 19.63% ($361,435,021) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2013 totaled $2,178,374,674, up 6.64% ($135,707,300) from 2012.

Russia’s trade deficit with Denmark in 2013 was $698,129,511, a 247.35% increase ($497,142,321) over 2012.

Denmark was Russia’s 35th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 32nd in 2012), accounting for 0.4344% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4613% in 2012).

Denmark was Russia’s 45th largest export market in 2013 (down from 41st in 2012), accounting for 0.2807% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3510% in 2012).

Denmark was Russia’s 27th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 28th in 2012), accounting for 0.6916% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.6438% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

The major share of Russian exports to Denmark in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 48.29% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (49.01% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 37.66% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (40.28% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.85% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (4.20% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.39% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (3.30% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.75% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.67% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $5,347,320;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4,709,209.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2013 over 2012 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 $187,904,967;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $181,955,513;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $4,978,212.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 0 0.00 100-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 971,092 0.07 1,743,523-44.30
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 719,380 0.05 1,069,694-32.75
10 Cereals 3,092,007 0.21 1,424,965116.99
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,029,051 0.34 7,965,872-36.87
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 6,021 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17,607,505 1.19 16,257,5198.30
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 137,211-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,216 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 81,495 0.01 115,817-29.63
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 37,426,810 2.53 32,079,49016.67
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 73,302 0.00 24,827195.25
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 161-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 714,754,894 48.29 902,659,861-20.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12,559,829 0.85 8,836,15442.14
29 Organic chemicals 464,382 0.03 213,813117.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 34,070-100.00
31 Fertilizers 39,462,622 2.67 35,081,71112.49
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 603,703 0.04 1,273,246-52.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 69,889 0.00 110,734-36.89
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,199 0.00 314281.85
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 273,654 0.02 311,350-12.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 232,974 0.02 347,090-32.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,773,779 0.12 2,952,993-39.93
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 21 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,193,641 0.08 33,6903,443.01
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 66,554,769 4.50 71,532,981-6.96
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,021,777 0.34 5,832,637-13.90
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 215,142 0.01 75,799183.83
52 Cotton 143,498 0.01 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 158,253 0.01 268,079-40.97
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 93,180 0.01 57,37262.41
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 112 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 189-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,539 0.00 1,13835.24
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 471,111 0.03 437,3587.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,520 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 181,224 0.01 153,87517.77
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,443 0.00 2,323-37.88
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 188 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 174,132 0.01 92,21988.82
69 Ceramic products 1,278,416 0.09 3,180,892-59.81
70 Glass and glassware 27,603 0.00 19414,128.35
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,070 0.00 4,035-48.70
72 Iron and steel 554,173,246 37.44 736,128,759-24.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 53,699 0.00 63,589-15.55
74 Copper and articles thereof 353 0.00 198,120-99.82
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,793,154-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,250,370 0.22 3,482,294-6.66
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 64,600-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,480 0.00 46,270-96.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 988 0.00 1,608-38.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,496,122 0.44 1,786,913263.54
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 1,846,453 0.12 943,29195.75
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 27,142 0.00 39,387-31.09
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 463,000 0.03 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,331,396 0.09 261,536409.07
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 1,618,780 0.11 2,512,098-35.56
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,747 0.00 8,843-35.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 175 0.00 15,012-98.83
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 54,265 0.00 16,664225.64
SS Classified 189,504 0.01 4 7503,889.56

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

The major share of Russian imports from Denmark in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 43.39% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (38.54% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.40% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (32.62% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.72% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (21.06% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.65% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (2.04% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $111,649,191;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $41,358,604;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $40,997,887;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $20,272,320;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $17,412,714;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $12,610,412;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $10,439,319;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $8,236,440;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $7,374,786.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $50,596,123;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $22,370,338;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $21,486,849;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $17,687,268;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $11,527,486;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $8,829,693;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7,844,038.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 29,851,699 1.37 80,447,822-62.89
02 Meat and edible meat offal 441,264,730 20.26 329,615,53933.87
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 51,959,914 2.39 44,585,12816.54
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 103,890,385 4.77 62,892,49865.19
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,633,544 0.35 16,463,237-53.63
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,453,057 0.20 3,606,09723.49
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 520,773 0.02 1,454,255-64.19
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 23,546 0.00 8192,774.97
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 592,333 0.03 613,718-3.48
10 Cereals 53,405,225 2.45 33,132,90561.18
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10,600,549 0.49 12,277,610-13.66
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 17,369,510 0.80 13,114,06832.45
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9,009,372 0.41 7,479,53920.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 31,297,913 1.44 36,033,107-13.14
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 18,369,188 0.84 13,504,00236.03
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,175,667 0.05 1,092,7547.59
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 975,038 0.04 584,99466.67
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 36,353,789 1.67 23,743,37753.11
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,333,943 0.06 1,465,635-8.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 52,023,108 2.39 43,786,66818.81
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,151,127 0.24 5,055,5131.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 63,626,081 2.92 53,186,76219.63
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,359,115 0.20 3,167,06737.64
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,422,442 0.20 4,787,800-7.63
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 670-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 337,826 0.02 291,70015.81
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 676,498 0.03 401,83068.35
29 Organic chemicals 7,520,162 0.35 9,628,266-21.89
30 Pharmaceutical products 299,656,425 13.76 258,297,82116.01
31 Fertilizers 4,140 0.00 4,341-4.63
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14,279,919 0.66 14,190,1160.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,673,388 0.12 3,178,363-15.89
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 7,587,044 0.35 6,341,80019.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 67,498,963 3.10 63,237,5846.74
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 91,125 0.00 2,4713,587.78
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 485 0.00 1,104-56.07
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 61,644,693 2.83 44,231,97939.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,543,407 1.17 23,112,20410.52
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,759,749 0.36 7,565,0272.57
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 261,065 0.01 131,49498.54
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4,192 0.00 38,921-89.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,791,991 0.08 1,648,3708.71
45 Cork and articles of cork 3,752 0.00 4,959-24.34
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 314 0.00 1,247-74.82
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,776,443 0.27 3,988,63444.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,224,172 0.10 7,057,708-68.49
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 504 0.00 6,975-92.77
52 Cotton 18,630 0.00 24,182-22.96
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 26,527 0.00 98,161-72.98
54 Man-made filaments 28,818 0.00 72,232-60.10
55 Man-made staple fibers 663,274 0.03 385,14372.21
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,590,698 0.07 1,699,649-6.41
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,129,365 0.10 2,288,139-6.94
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 20,627 0.00 100,807-79.54
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,595,578 0.17 1,364,178163.57
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 233,724 0.01 174,41934.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 491,290 0.02 601,361-18.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 597,314 0.03 977,512-38.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 419,427 0.02 506,011-17.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 58,228 0.00 125,066-53.44
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13,181 0.00 23,257-43.32
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 833 0.00 185350.27
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2,005 0.00 2,625-23.62
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,010,913 0.23 5,737,704-12.67
69 Ceramic products 664,215 0.03 588,60112.85
70 Glass and glassware 2,585,696 0.12 3,562,642-27.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 67,818 0.00 66,1852.47
72 Iron and steel 2,003,198 0.09 1,462,52236.97
73 Articles of iron or steel 23,577,696 1.08 28,664,522-17.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,451,042 0.11 3,962,157-38.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 361 0.00 3,490-89.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,939,542 0.13 4,039,574-27.23
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,975 0.00 10,833-72.54
79 Zinc and articles thereof 86,584 0.00 22,568283.66
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 116,292 0.01 101,89914.12
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,229,983 0.06 1,112,52310.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,456,674 0.16 2,338,33947.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 403,688,218 18.53 426,058,556-5.25
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 78,831,792 3.62 78,515,2170.40
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 256,598 0.01 567,634-54.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 28,393,134 1.30 36,237,172-21.65
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 20,326,049 0.93 41,812,898-51.39
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 65,452,818 3.00 83,140,086-21.27
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34,437 0.00 41,011-16.03
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12,860 0.00 2155,881.40
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 11,297,794 0.52 8,514,47732.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 59,048,216 2.71 70,575,702-16.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,934,206 0.09 1,623,15219.16
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 9,087-100.00
SS Classified 17,739 0.00 1 1831,399.49
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia