Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade with the Netherlands 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 the Netherlands in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Netherlands

In 2013, Russia’s trade with the Netherlands was $75,963,250,149, down 8.33% ($6,899,885,794) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to the Netherlands in 2013 were $70,126,091,934, down 8.79% ($6,759,630,781) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from the Netherlands in 2013 were $5,837,158,215, down 2.35% ($140,255,013) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Netherlands in 2013 was $64,288,933,719, a 9.34% decrease ($6,619,375,768) over 2012.

The Netherlands was Russia’s 2nd largest trading partner in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 9.0193% of Russia’s total trade (down from 9.8412% in 2012).

The Netherlands was Russia’s largest export market in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 13.2999% of Russia’s total exports (down from 14.6523% in 2012).

The Netherlands was Russia’s 14th largest supplier in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 1.8533% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.8841% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to the Netherlands

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 86.88% of Russia’s total exports to the Netherlands (87.99% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.30% of Russia’s total exports to the Netherlands (10.89% in 2012).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $239,413,859.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Netherlands 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 $6,659,273,381;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $277,336,461.
Russia’s exports to the Netherlands in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
02 Meat and edible meat offal 74,591 0.00 82,551-9.64
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 279,719,287 0.40 126,574,541120.99
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 707 0.00 264167.80
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 503,757 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,607 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 142,093 0.00 11,457,417-98.76
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,076,721 0.00 2,247,591-52.09
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 249,619 0.00 139,24579.27
10 Cereals 997,825 0.00 11,054,857-90.97
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 440,046 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,216,185 0.00 10,690,058-79.27
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 139,138 0.00 128,0318.68
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 84,679,814 0.12 42,197,462100.68
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 16,142 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,118,263 0.01 5,906,768-30.28
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,934,628 0.00 3,260,467-9.99
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 395,602 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 7,415 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 651,729 0.00 630,6043.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 803,537 0.00 620,38529.52
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 31,539,660 0.04 36,663,853-13.98
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 195,554 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,236,588 0.01 4,536,52615.43
26 Ores, slag and ash 154,508,291 0.22 223,173,635-30.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 60,763,326,510 86.65 67,422,599,891-9.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 129,475,300 0.18 79,042,21063.81
29 Organic chemicals 403,506,108 0.58 241,260,76567.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,741,314 0.01 3,581,87560.29
31 Fertilizers 18,490,480 0.03 20,513,963-9.86
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 11,997 0.00 238,629-94.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,153,612 0.01 4,236,73721.64
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 87,950 0.00 71,16923.58
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 760 0.00 322,704-99.76
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 8,728 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 581,368 0.00 1,03456,125.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,291,345 0.01 6,987,91832.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,147,873 0.01 12,005,622-48.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,196,178 0.01 5,684,173-8.59
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 904,327 0.00 15,966,844-94.34
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 175,487 0.00 9,9051,671.70
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 17,222,766 0.02 70,627,427-75.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 78,754,474 0.11 68,149,74015.56
45 Cork and articles of cork 59 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,194,443 0.00 2,049,3357.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 13,276,200 0.02 10,906,48621.73
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 104,758 0.00 54,57791.95
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,326,964 0.00 406,675226.30
54 Man-made filaments 787,313 0.00 2,716,359-71.02
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 161,376 0.00 22,339622.40
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 117 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 63 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 856 0.00 15,701-94.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 44,900 0.00 3,2121,297.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 289,364 0.00 195,87047.73
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 26,061 0.00 38,939-33.07
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 89,678 0.00 75,10519.40
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,641 0.00 625,772.58
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,496 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,611,822 0.00 1,134,70742.05
69 Ceramic products 56,915 0.00 932,009-93.89
70 Glass and glassware 53,572 0.00 532,304-89.94
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 294,033 0.00 881,215-66.63
72 Iron and steel 932,480,458 1.33 1,209,816,919-22.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 26,018,477 0.04 25,872,5220.56
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,671,971,798 2.38 1,777,363,764-5.93
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,573,778,637 5.10 3,687,668,866-3.09
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,592,141,594 2.27 1,352,727,73517.70
78 Lead and articles thereof 787,067 0.00 618,64727.22
79 Zinc and articles thereof 5,860,141 0.01 59,128,878-90.09
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,035 0.00 2,746-62.31
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 117,153,184 0.17 169,449,126-30.86
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,027,041 0.01 88,607,593-95.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 23,200 0.00 19,69617.79
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31,430,788 0.04 20,883,68650.50
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 20,791,550 0.03 19,591,4436.13
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 13,000 0.00 139,409-90.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,630,598 0.01 2,137,624116.62
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 23,892,650 0.03 4,824,241395.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,485,378 0.01 9,234,66413.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 33,430 0.00 10,749211.01
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 2,979,358 0.00 3,520,409-15.37
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 241,220 0.00 1,139,280-78.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9,596 0.00 4,659105.97
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 62,798 0.00 9,248579.04
SS Classified 72,229,929 0.10 2 321 0553,011.94

Russia’s Imports from the Netherlands

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 33.79% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (29.53% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 32.13% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (36.25% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 25.08% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (24.89% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.61% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (2.42% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.62% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (1.85% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.56% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (1.52% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.38% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (1.50% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Netherlands 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 $142,424,433;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $109,444,623;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $81,185,911;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $33,811,297;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $32,767,642;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $22,793,965.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $372,246,959;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $71,061,938;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $58,068,102;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $53,168,204;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $24,408,644;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $23,618,519;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $19,058,185.
Russia’s imports from the Netherlands in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 22,922,321 0.39 22,785,7460.60
02 Meat and edible meat offal 173,306,480 2.97 92,120,56988.13
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,213,379 0.07 6,414,679-34.32
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 371,211,625 6.36 228,787,19262.25
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 683,326 0.01 4,347,701-84.28
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 409,009,698 7.01 404,947,4381.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 274,474,226 4.70 240,662,92914.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 57,459,663 0.98 81,868,307-29.81
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7,074,869 0.12 5,957,95018.75
10 Cereals 550,631 0.01 64884,873.92
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,621,111 0.10 4,690,28319.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14,880,427 0.25 9,855,33050.99
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 791,219 0.01 1,185,904-33.28
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 24,993 0.00 18,69633.68
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 104,816,221 1.80 162,884,323-35.65
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 115,448 0.00 8,137,051-98.58
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10,887,934 0.19 11,217,049-2.93
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 91,427,387 1.57 68,633,42233.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 96,018,414 1.64 82,874,35015.86
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 95,180,697 1.63 88,167,5557.95
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 66,598,893 1.14 50,955,75130.70
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 23,307,368 0.40 23,015,9391.27
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 139,323,119 2.39 162,941,638-14.50
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,322,569 0.04 2,690,212-13.67
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 18,307,680 0.31 13,051,83440.27
26 Ores, slag and ash 7,276,701 0.12 9,864,793-26.24
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 68,694,235 1.18 87,752,420-21.72
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12,222,992 0.21 18,221,843-32.92
29 Organic chemicals 108,832,500 1.86 179,894,438-39.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 646,269,161 11.07 636,691,9801.50
31 Fertilizers 3,871,887 0.07 2,415,03660.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 57,327,468 0.98 56,320,0461.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 38,234,918 0.66 37,876,1980.95
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 58,931,870 1.01 58,260,1661.15
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 44,201,795 0.76 38,323,04915.34
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 224,693 0.00 132,45669.64
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 20,668,035 0.35 20,180,7472.41
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 71,590,696 1.23 69,311,1903.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 380,959,201 6.53 348,191,5599.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 20,776,116 0.36 22,203,875-6.43
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 150,975 0.00 222,865-32.26
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 955,779 0.02 945,5951.08
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 9,804 0.00 1,602511.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,113,074 0.10 4,144,47847.50
45 Cork and articles of cork 21,730 0.00 49,351-55.97
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 73,008 0.00 75,599-3.43
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 53,692-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 67,934,280 1.16 78,193,829-13.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,367,692 0.11 6,897,056-7.68
50 Silk 7,667 0.00 10,903-29.68
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 3,300 0.00 694,682.61
52 Cotton 563,003 0.01 322,63074.50
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 111,653 0.00 118,732-5.96
54 Man-made filaments 3,535,799 0.06 3,339,2275.89
55 Man-made staple fibers 705,878 0.01 754,373-6.43
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,148,597 0.12 4,751,55150.45
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17,767,530 0.30 19,010,481-6.54
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 792,141 0.01 678,08816.82
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,445,504 0.06 4,292,193-19.73
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 120,759 0.00 362,660-66.70
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 953,077 0.02 869,8279.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,312,663 0.02 2,531,945-48.16
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 53,798,293 0.92 53,659,3200.26
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 374,447 0.01 197,25489.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 66,694 0.00 54,34022.73
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 55,026 0.00 26,818105.18
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 126,359 0.00 137,031-7.79
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,611,939 0.13 6,674,75114.04
69 Ceramic products 5,006,725 0.09 1,895,212164.18
70 Glass and glassware 14,888,201 0.26 17,414,824-14.51
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 88,656 0.00 1,107,404-91.99
72 Iron and steel 16,933,995 0.29 15,334,01010.43
73 Articles of iron or steel 81,819,874 1.40 76,642,3306.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,051,766 0.02 1,615,847-34.91
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,101,626 0.02 446,549146.70
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 33,415,299 0.57 31,812,7145.04
78 Lead and articles thereof 27,245 0.00 29,998-9.18
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,281,934 0.02 67,8611,789.06
80 Tin and articles thereof 286,053 0.00 406,870-29.69
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 18,342 0.00 135,865-86.50
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,610,212 0.11 8,406,499-21.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9,674,255 0.17 9,676,082-0.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,030,879,487 17.66 921,434,86411.88
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 171,220,103 2.93 156,460,0109.43
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 1,484,790 0.03 603,700145.95
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 474,226,636 8.12 846,473,595-43.98
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 67,683,137 1.16 59,032,35714.65
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 129,754,308 2.22 182,922,512-29.07
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 79,388 0.00 744,700-89.34
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 318,409 0.01 635,226-49.87
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 28,505,690 0.49 34,128,265-16.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,515,028 0.06 2,413,80745.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 37,231,723 0.64 38,791,598-4.02
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7,817 0.00 38,385-79.64
SS Classified 9,308,879 0.16 16 513 592-43.63
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia