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Russian trade with Greece 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 Greece in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Greece

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Greece was $4,167,783,023, down 39.21% ($2,688,117,299) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Greece in 2014 were $3,670,131,058, down 41.23% ($2,574,467,972) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Greece in 2014 were $497,651,965, down 18.59% ($113,649,327) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Greece in 2014 was $3,172,479,093, a 43.68% decrease ($2,460,818,645) over 2013.

Greece was Russia’s 33rd largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 26th in 2013), accounting for 0.5323% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.8140% in 2013).

Greece was Russia’s 30th largest export market in 2014 (down from 21st in 2013), accounting for 0.7385% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.1843% in 2013).

Greece was Russia’s 57th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 54th in 2013), accounting for 0.1740% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1941% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Greece

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.82% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (95.75% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.40% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (1.46% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.61% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (1.21% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.05% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (0.77% in 2013).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $25,408,265.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Greece 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 $2,571,808,531;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $17,246,630.
Russia’s exports to Greece in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 72,000 0.00 80,600-10.67
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4,150 0.00 4,421-6.13
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 400-100.00
10 Cereals 48,747,542 1.33 65,994,172-26.13
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 90,409 0.00 103,637-12.76
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,662,612 0.05 4,844,761-65.68
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,370,581 0.04 109,1101,156.15
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,638,903 0.07 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 74,100 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 115,119 0.00 153,449-24.98
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 29,791 0.00 88,684-66.41
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 10,814 0.00 25,851-58.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 246,254 0.01 154,58359.30
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,191,176 0.03 1,034,05815.19
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 635,262 0.02 643,493-1.28
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,230,442 0.06 2,034,1529.65
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 141,669 0.00 6,4502,096.42
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 598,138-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,406,577,670 92.82 5,978,386,201-43.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,414,782 0.20 9,227,345-19.64
29 Organic chemicals 12,335 0.00 7,243,639-99.83
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,173 0.00 3,042-28.57
31 Fertilizers 15,250,602 0.42 21,767,604-29.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 31,044 0.00 24,32227.64
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 468 0.00 104,699-99.55
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 590 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 12 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 445,152 0.01 369,16720.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,784,389 0.29 3,299,962226.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,684,596 0.13 5,999,883-21.92
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 81,682-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 730 0.00 121503.31
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 10,009,414 0.27 13,565,276-26.21
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,173,893 0.28 6,783,80349.97
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 12,042,216 0.33 8,353,08944.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 292,555 0.01 581,838-49.72
54 Man-made filaments 1,146,144 0.03 1,517,986-24.50
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 108,981 0.00 13,955680.95
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 997 0.00 114774.56
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 551 0.00 122351.64
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,111 0.00 24,586-79.21
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,125 0.00 91,239-87.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 28,428 0.00 7,211294.23
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 22,846 0.00 15,66345.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13 0.00 8,492-99.85
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 234-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 82 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 55,523 0.00 12,216354.51
69 Ceramic products 13,202 0.00 48,783-72.94
70 Glass and glassware 164,730 0.00 108,06952.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,279 0.00 7,09073.19
72 Iron and steel 9,101,886 0.25 1,186,417667.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 182,598 0.00 147,03624.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 706,241 0.02 705,0000.18
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 112,735,502 3.07 87,327,23729.10
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 18,286 0.00 5922,988.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,055,465 0.06 2,039,7900.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,380,597 0.04 11,254,979-87.73
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 1,610,432 0.04 3,032,131-46.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 39,618 0.00 43,594-9.12
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,811,603 0.05 1,359,19133.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,192,895 0.03 1,814,112-34.24
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 131,913 0.00 245,916-46.36
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 27,998 0.00 6,315343.36
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 16,197 0.00 16,387-1.16
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 28,260 0.00 95,148-70.30
SS Classified 538,110 0.01 1 801 793-70.13

Russia’s Imports from Greece

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 48.16% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (53.30% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.79% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (21.44% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.13% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (10.20% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.29% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (5.36% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.88% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (2.07% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.14% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (0.91% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.85% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (1.11% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Greece 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 $15,659,691;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $11,116,177;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4,267,871;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,749,690.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $60,689,353;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $29,346,835;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $14,921,073;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $7,548,439;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $4,877,293;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $4,741,916;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $4,240,176;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4,094,222;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $3,313,832;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $3,243,324;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,370,149;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2,300,776;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,217,138;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,623,883;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $1,520,217.
Russia’s imports from Greece in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,404,838 0.68 18,325,911-81.42
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 809,409 0.16 806,4260.37
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 54,447 0.01 62,208-12.48
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 249,103 0.05 390,883-36.27
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,215,541 1.05 8,529,373-38.85
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 149,250,864 29.99 209,940,217-28.91
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 88,219 0.02 41,113114.58
10 Cereals 10,357 0.00 8,75218.34
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 194,317 0.04 271,989-28.56
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 175,516 0.04 518,223-66.13
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 15,125 0.00 40,862-62.99
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10,679,054 2.15 12,979,830-17.73
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 67,838 0.01 59,48014.05
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 337,535 0.07 274,52322.95
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 237,119 0.05 218,9158.32
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,089,864 0.22 1,234,320-11.70
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 33,348,149 6.70 37,588,325-11.28
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 734,650 0.15 246,250198.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,247,735 1.66 8,607,753-4.18
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 302,469 0.06 1,926,352-84.30
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 25,170,836 5.06 23,777,0795.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,927,534 0.79 6,297,683-37.64
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 317,860 0.06 467,305-31.98
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,961,550 0.60 7,703,466-61.56
29 Organic chemicals 44,973 0.01 27,75962.01
30 Pharmaceutical products 31,092,208 6.25 60,439,043-48.56
31 Fertilizers 546,982 0.11 574,165-4.73
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 15,800,941 3.18 19,044,265-17.03
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,215,608 1.65 8,231,212-0.19
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 4,143,395 0.83 4,132,5350.26
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 61,917 0.01 61,2131.15
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 1,297,205-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,669,144 1.94 7,919,45422.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,690,043 5.16 21,422,17219.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 242,849 0.05 196,85023.37
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 164,810 0.03 169,713-2.89
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 17,275,741 3.47 24,824,180-30.41
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 150,516 0.03 88,46070.15
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 438 0.00 1,086-59.67
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,275,016 0.46 2,610,823-12.86
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,243,790 0.65 2,838,44714.28
50 Silk 0 0.00 820-100.00
52 Cotton 148,850 0.03 171,311-13.11
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 11,956 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 1,388,700 0.28 213,092551.69
55 Man-made staple fibers 48,003 0.01 22,094117.27
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 561,771 0.11 5,439,064-89.67
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 246,657 0.05 785,352-68.59
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 445,048 0.09 540,793-17.70
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 21,502 0.00 14714,527.21
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 510,286 0.10 131,644287.63
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,175,337 0.64 2,528,30625.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,263,309 0.25 940,31234.35
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 93,399 0.02 186,951-50.04
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,453,518 0.29 1,708,519-14.93
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,720 0.00 3,896-30.18
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 65 0.00 179-63.69
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 132 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,752,695 0.55 4,272,912-35.58
69 Ceramic products 104,626 0.02 203,751-48.65
70 Glass and glassware 13,149 0.00 30,235-56.51
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,158,128 0.23 2,126,549-45.54
72 Iron and steel 337,982 0.07 432,451-21.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,202,371 0.44 4,419,509-50.17
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,910,983 1.19 6,147,144-3.84
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 18,979,984 3.81 17,815,1736.54
78 Lead and articles thereof 16,304 0.00 23,329-30.11
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2 0.00 72,556-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,190,456 0.64 3,091,5043.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 644,092 0.13 765,093-15.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 45,482,185 9.14 46,265,447-1.69
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 25,909,967 5.21 10,250,276152.77
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 108,261 0.02 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,366,648 0.48 1,461,78361.90
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11,154,910 2.24 38,73328,699.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 226,760 0.05 4,320,982-94.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 70,855 0.01 165,468-57.18
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 1,572,948 0.32 1,727,090-8.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 316,316 0.06 409,743-22.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 250,348 0.05 298,910-16.25
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 44,255-100.00
SS Classified 2,442 0.00 50 099-95.13

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia