Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade with Finland in 2014

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Finland in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Finland

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Finland was $15,951,867,240, down 14.71% ($2,752,062,175) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Finland in 2014 were $11,380,901,344, down 14.48% ($1,927,292,565) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Finland in 2014 were $4,570,965,896, down 15.29% ($824,769,610) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Finland in 2014 was $6,809,935,448, a 13.93% decrease ($1,102,522,955) over 2013.

Finland was Russia’s 15th largest trading partner in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 2.0375% of Russia’s total trade (down from 2.2208% in 2013).

Finland was Russia’s 14th largest export market in 2014 (down from 13th in 2013), accounting for 2.2902% of Russia’s total exports (down from 2.5240% in 2013).

Finland was Russia’s 16th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 15th in 2013), accounting for 1.5983% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.7131% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Finland

The major share of Russian exports to Finland in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 77.88% of Russia’s total exports to Finland (80.13% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.05% of Russia’s total exports to Finland (11.53% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.14% of Russia’s total exports to Finland (4.53% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.58% of Russia’s total exports to Finland (1.37% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.31% of Russia’s total exports to Finland (1.09% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Finland in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $51,783,887.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Finland in 2014 over 2013 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 $1,800,432,691;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $64,983,813.
Russia’s exports to Finland in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 200 0.00 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,392,446 0.02 2,097,75614.05
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 12,431 0.00 19,643-36.72
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 97,174 0.00 118,188-17.78
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 33,873 0.00 185,585-81.75
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,528,518 0.01 1,790,480-14.63
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 295,912 0.00 28,547936.58
10 Cereals 2,368,989 0.02 527,262349.30
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 404,184 0.00 347,63716.27
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 297,408 0.00 219,83735.29
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 89,129 0.00 97,306-8.40
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,297,813 0.03 1,043,924215.91
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 816,835 0.01 717,65913.82
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 43,033 0.00 40,2606.89
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 96,326 0.00 64,22149.99
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 29,393,914 0.26 36,196,958-18.79
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 36,983,282 0.32 23,399,66758.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,581,149 0.04 8,280,106-44.67
26 Ores, slag and ash 72,939,181 0.64 69,271,3845.29
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,786,186,683 77.20 10,586,619,374-17.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 113,812,881 1.00 138,350,714-17.74
29 Organic chemicals 1,046,996,129 9.20 1,111,979,942-5.84
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,742,819 0.02 2,098,76830.69
31 Fertilizers 173,060,516 1.52 121,276,62942.70
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 142,525 0.00 236,874-39.83
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 256,471 0.00 785,411-67.35
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 1,003,927 0.01 245,111309.58
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,551 0.00 2,955-13.67
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,201,472 0.02 3,515,067-37.37
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 29,585,468 0.26 33,678,352-12.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,670,305 0.06 8,607,357-22.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 108,862,620 0.96 114,209,717-4.68
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 314,474 0.00 683,663-54.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,016,617 0.01 1,091,960-6.90
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3,381,638 0.03 20,448,888-83.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 555,516,125 4.88 569,030,606-2.38
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 22,322 0.00 27,586-19.08
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 7,002,854 0.06 8,985,214-22.06
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 22,657,803 0.20 25,068,796-9.62
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 140,786 0.00 271,727-48.19
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 794-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 527 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,036 0.00 14,953-93.07
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 113-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 22,069 0.00 22,786-3.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 117,042 0.00 9,9641,074.65
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 55,550 0.00 40,95935.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,413,682 0.01 60,9062,221.09
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 46,479 0.00 43,6716.43
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 388,389 0.00 601,319-35.41
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9,501 0.00 3,313186.78
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 121 0.00 182-33.52
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4,544 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11,104,839 0.10 13,423,524-17.27
69 Ceramic products 1,293,106 0.01 1,639,706-21.14
70 Glass and glassware 10,150,699 0.09 8,635,76217.54
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 273,998 0.00 208,30831.54
72 Iron and steel 49,787,654 0.44 57,471,342-13.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,761,441 0.13 29,806,371-50.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 22,474,727 0.20 14,679,34753.10
75 Nickel and articles thereof 20,576,556 0.18 937,0732,095.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 61,877,042 0.54 32,290,29191.63
80 Tin and articles thereof 375 0.00 2,426-84.54
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9,269,591 0.08 18,490,647-49.87
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 815,435 0.01 1,590,659-48.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 55,722 0.00 27,569,213-99.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 108,457,087 0.95 112,125,655-3.27
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 24,761,725 0.22 21,057,11317.59
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 2,263,763 0.02 5,102,416-55.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 10,950,008 0.10 2,691,287306.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,384,828 0.01 1,657,473-16.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,454,753 0.01 2,298,459-36.71
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,478 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 1,658,121 0.01 2,127,490-22.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,844,931 0.04 5,761,735-15.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 58,438 0.00 161,129-63.73
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,881 0.00 36,683-89.42
SS Classified 3,313,423 0.03 55 969 709-94.08

Russia’s Imports from Finland

The major share of Russian imports from Finland in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.30% of Russia’s total imports from Finland (33.38% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.12% of Russia’s total imports from Finland (19.42% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 15.56% of Russia’s total imports from Finland (14.88% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.05% of Russia’s total imports from Finland (10.36% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.72% of Russia’s total imports from Finland (11.15% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.29% of Russia’s total imports from Finland (6.05% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.26% of Russia’s total imports from Finland (1.31% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Finland in 2014 over 2013 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) - an increase of $207,313,530;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $16,365,705;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $14,107,202.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Finland in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $193,417,174;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $172,221,226;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $103,896,518;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $88,518,918;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $86,608,054;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $77,393,321;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $44,313,072;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $44,242,147;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $39,456,505;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $29,728,871;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $25,883,679;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $23,178,771;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $21,433,049;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $20,404,893;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $13,854,894.
Russia’s imports from Finland in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 2,035,746 0.04 1,728,29817.79
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,802,621 0.13 27,235,670-78.69
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 6,987,197 0.15 11,141,899-37.29
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 213,675,968 4.67 317,572,486-32.72
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 63,262 0.00 31,89398.36
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 448,881 0.01 126,339255.30
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,736,742 0.06 4,519,269-39.44
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 14,596 0.00 25,242-42.18
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,986,400 0.09 4,021,400-0.87
10 Cereals 4,243,473 0.09 3,367,95426.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 25,441,767 0.56 25,528,352-0.34
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12,554 0.00 17,940-30.02
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 18,547 0.00 25,062-26.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 119 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,487,240 0.03 2,211,279-32.74
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 703,064 0.02 1,209,478-41.87
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 5,189,164 0.11 4,030,47728.75
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,757,812 0.26 8,721,04434.82
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 34,003,994 0.74 30,881,01110.11
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,469,185 0.08 3,852,556-9.95
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 10,648,936 0.23 10,294,4133.44
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 52,788,832 1.15 75,967,603-30.51
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 27,969,558 0.61 26,693,8184.78
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15,556,249 0.34 10,636,81746.25
26 Ores, slag and ash 16,354 0.00 10,53555.23
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 271,788,980 5.95 316,031,127-14.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 70,271,461 1.54 74,979,406-6.28
29 Organic chemicals 20,580,807 0.45 21,477,084-4.17
30 Pharmaceutical products 62,058,358 1.36 82,463,251-24.74
31 Fertilizers 991,668 0.02 827,70719.81
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 138,847,964 3.04 150,162,019-7.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20,204,806 0.44 20,117,6770.43
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 149,519,560 3.27 179,248,431-16.59
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 13,532,984 0.30 13,382,6781.12
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 369,437 0.01 367,4280.55
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 552 0.00 268,243-99.79
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 61,241,017 1.34 70,729,193-13.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 343,385,124 7.51 382,841,629-10.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 38,470,770 0.84 51,053,225-24.65
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 423 0.00 188,421-99.78
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 404,307 0.01 553,479-26.95
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 12,833,113 0.28 13,257,072-3.20
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23,391,533 0.51 28,580,250-18.15
45 Cork and articles of cork 2,130 0.00 4,251-49.89
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3,186 0.00 46,245-93.11
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 37,329,290 0.82 46,105,166-19.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 596,617,282 13.05 674,010,603-11.48
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 54,068,264 1.18 54,238,851-0.31
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 135,011 0.00 170,051-20.61
52 Cotton 18,273 0.00 20,014-8.70
54 Man-made filaments 25,881 0.00 36,904-29.87
55 Man-made staple fibers 79,680 0.00 75,3175.79
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,758,759 0.08 7,238,614-48.07
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 361,705 0.01 674,680-46.39
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 631,376 0.01 718,285-12.10
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,745,646 0.10 5,724,260-17.10
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 251,777 0.01 391,780-35.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,896,725 0.06 3,249,958-10.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 23,430,029 0.51 25,728,096-8.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,684,496 0.04 1,924,358-12.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 15,311,803 0.33 21,455,206-28.63
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,178,458 0.09 3,068,87136.16
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,551 0.00 1,36513.63
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6,163 0.00 2,051200.49
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 48,254,768 1.06 59,289,195-18.61
69 Ceramic products 3,273,280 0.07 2,468,09632.62
70 Glass and glassware 15,323,465 0.34 10,961,56639.79
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 646 0.00 314,312-99.79
72 Iron and steel 111,817,594 2.45 156,130,666-28.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 85,465,297 1.87 111,348,976-23.25
74 Copper and articles thereof 102,254,977 2.24 188,863,031-45.86
75 Nickel and articles thereof 5,659 0.00 88,524,577-99.99
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 32,831,379 0.72 34,363,485-4.46
78 Lead and articles thereof 274,396 0.01 28,321868.88
79 Zinc and articles thereof 165,435 0.00 313,168-47.17
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,697 0.00 1,935-12.30
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 545,760 0.01 234,656132.58
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,489,228 0.27 13,171,409-5.18
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,228,628 0.16 8,666,577-16.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 722,501,249 15.81 894,722,475-19.25
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 559,537,916 12.24 352,224,38658.86
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 23,726,793 0.52 9,619,591146.65
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 196,470,602 4.30 180,104,8979.09
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 99,145,466 2.17 292,562,640-66.11
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 58,086,546 1.27 71,941,440-19.26
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,285,178 0.03 1,442,638-10.91
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 72,203,099 1.58 82,033,973-11.98
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,931,571 0.17 9,023,953-12.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,076,634 0.07 3,575,453-13.95
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 153,417 0.00 26,028489.43
SS Classified 4,426,606 0.10 2 513 98176.08
Share the publication on:

Reports and reviews archive

2018 г.:JanFebMarAprMay
2017 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2016 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia