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Russian trade with New Zealand 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 New Zealand in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In 2013, Russia’s trade with New Zealand totaled $569,867,849, up 158.65% ($349,544,260) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2013 totaled $331,733,957, up 3,698.93% ($323,001,650) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2013 totaled $238,133,892, up 12.54% ($26,542,610) from 2012.

Russia’s trade balance with New Zealand went from a deficit of $202,858,975 in 2012, to a surplus of $93,600,065 in 2013.

New Zealand was Russia’s 80th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 93rd in 2012), accounting for 0.0677% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0262% in 2012).

New Zealand was Russia’s 76th largest export market in 2013 (up from 138th in 2012), accounting for 0.0629% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0017% in 2012).

New Zealand was Russia’s 69th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 68th in 2012), accounting for 0.0756% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0667% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 98.84% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.00% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.32% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (12.31% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.25% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (10.60% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.18% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (62.84% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.16% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.60% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.03% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.81% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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) - an increase of $327,898,543.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - a decrease of $5,352,351.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,785 0.00 10,600-7.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 454,590 0.14 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 51,026 0.02 45,58411.94
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,758 0.00 4,550-17.41
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 77 0.00 5345.28
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 85 0.00 42,130-99.80
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,416 0.00 7,158-10.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 287,759 0.09 815,573-64.72
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 327,898,543 98.84 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 128,915 0.04 791,084-83.70
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,089 0.00 2,73013.15
31 Fertilizers 843,210 0.25 248,288239.61
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 16,957 0.01 19,941-14.96
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 1,344 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 14,206 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13,500 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,326 0.00 3,441374.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,536 0.00 9,698-22.29
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 5,494-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 519,907 0.16 139,748272.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 414 0.00 195112.31
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 82,406 0.02 148,423-44.48
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 87 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 203-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 570-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13,517 0.00 8,14665.93
65 Headgear and parts thereof 240 0.00 383-37.34
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 72 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 113,307 0.03 29,056289.96
70 Glass and glassware 38,763 0.01 5,402617.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,066 0.00 15,936-55.66
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 61,348-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 84,256 0.03 9,323803.74
74 Copper and articles thereof 298 0.00 26612.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 3,385-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 431,018 0.13 23,3931,742.51
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 100,164 0.03 5,452,515-98.16
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 0.00 766-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 333 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 50,459 0.02 11,021357.84
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,530 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 0 0.00 3,807-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18,510 0.01 4034,493.05
SS Classified 514,488 0.16 811 694-36.62

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.13% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (81.60% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.13% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (9.18% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.00% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (3.35% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.91% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (4.41% in 2012).

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $26,530,729;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $5,989,053;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $4,469,221;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2,039,563;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,145,074;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $993,484.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $4,659,748;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4,382,989;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $2,197,646;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1,298,533;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $1,077,537.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
02 Meat and edible meat offal 39,906,943 16.76 35,437,72212.61
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 15,195,851 6.38 17,393,497-12.63
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 115,355,775 48.44 88,825,04629.87
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 110,015 0.05 88,76723.94
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 24,287 0.01 25,133-3.37
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9,235,574 3.88 7,196,01128.34
10 Cereals 69,689 0.03 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,784,645 0.75 791,161125.57
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 11,159 0.00 5,564100.56
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 70,630 0.03 407,010-82.65
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 95,517 0.04 404,647-76.39
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 23,695,623 9.95 17,706,57033.82
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 1,298,533-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 103,805 0.04 26,986284.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,195,878 1.76 3,050,80437.53
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 9,390 0.00 5,33775.94
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12,543 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 448 0.00 106322.64
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 2,263-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 1,677,014 0.70 2,176,725-22.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 553,263 0.23 578,959-4.44
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,245 0.00 3811,014.17
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 151,838 0.06 114,86332.19
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 72,978 0.03 94,352-22.65
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,492,245 1.47 3,115,71712.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 151,667 0.06 196,828-22.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 998,990 0.42 777,80428.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 40,023 0.02 20,30597.11
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,442 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 17,198 0.01 28,411-39.47
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 14,987 0.01 46,300-67.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 42,868 0.02 0
45 Cork and articles of cork 114,648 0.05 20,293464.96
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 503 0.00 4,107-87.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 16 0.00 5,462-99.71
50 Silk 263 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 276,672 0.12 140,87996.39
52 Cotton 1,644 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 49,524 0.02 31,91155.19
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 22,318-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10,382 0.00 125,348-91.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 148 0.00 39,205-99.62
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30,003 0.01 9232,511.96
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 560,526 0.24 692,138-19.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,292 0.00 16,597-56.06
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 281-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 856 0.00 15,300-94.41
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 523,302 0.22 1,600,839-67.31
72 Iron and steel 98 0.00 384,116-99.97
73 Articles of iron or steel 914,626 0.38 679,96234.51
74 Copper and articles thereof 26,316 0.01 21,25123.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,533,474 1.48 8,193,222-56.87
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 61,071 0.03 45,79333.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,999 0.00 4831,556.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,348,323 2.67 6,157,3593.10
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 3,323,373 1.40 3,392,584-2.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 695,945 0.29 811,201-14.21
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 308,858 0.13 766,257-59.69
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,912,360 1.64 8,295,349-52.84
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 82-100.00
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 129,032 0.05 131,291-1.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 95,741 0.04 59,99559.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 31,037 0.01 30,1432.97
SS Classified 71,330 0.03 91 622-22.15
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia