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

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In 2014, Russia’s trade with New Zealand totaled $663,930,609, up 16.51% ($94,062,760) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2014 totaled $423,435,636, up 27.64% ($91,701,679) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2014 totaled $240,494,973, up 0.99% ($2,361,081) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with New Zealand in 2014 was $182,940,663, a 95.45% increase ($89,340,598) over 2013.

New Zealand was Russia’s 77th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 80th in 2013), accounting for 0.0848% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0677% in 2013).

New Zealand was Russia’s 73rd largest export market in 2014 (up from 76th in 2013), accounting for 0.0852% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0629% in 2013).

New Zealand was Russia’s 70th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 69th in 2013), accounting for 0.0841% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0756% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 95.24% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (98.84% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.59% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.32% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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) - an increase of $75,388,344;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $14,265,697.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 882 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,352 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10,821 0.00 9,78510.59
10 Cereals 59 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 16,083 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 355 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 473,479 0.11 454,5904.16
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 17,160 0.00 51,026-66.37
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 20,984 0.00 3,758458.38
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,320 0.00 7712,003.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 19,177 0.00 8522,461.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,794 0.00 6,41637.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 707,376 0.17 287,759145.82
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 403,286,887 95.24 327,898,54322.99
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 128,915-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 19 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,297 0.00 3,089168.60
31 Fertilizers 15,108,907 3.57 843,2101,691.83
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,576 0.00 16,957-90.71
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 0 0.00 1,344-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 14,206-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13,941 0.00 13,5003.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 18,477 0.00 16,32613.18
40 Rubber and articles thereof 41,329 0.01 7,536448.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,089 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 870,232 0.21 519,90767.38
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,667 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 479 0.00 41415.70
54 Man-made filaments 638 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 649,650 0.15 82,406688.35
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,232 0.00 871,316.09
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,550 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,823 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 51,676 0.01 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,804 0.01 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 18,853 0.00 13,51739.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,036 0.00 240331.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,493 0.00 728,918.06
69 Ceramic products 95,341 0.02 113,307-15.86
70 Glass and glassware 1,188 0.00 38,763-96.94
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 7,066-100.00
72 Iron and steel 443,771 0.10 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 195,310 0.05 84,256131.81
74 Copper and articles thereof 59,309 0.01 29819,802.35
75 Nickel and articles thereof 25,262 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 17,425 0.00 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 81 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,474 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,773 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 455,640 0.11 431,0185.71
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 173,794 0.04 100,16473.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 333-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 28,257 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 116,516 0.03 50,459130.91
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,530-100.00
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 6,999 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 18,510-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 79,077 0.02 0
SS Classified 301,922 0.07 514 488-41.32

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 91.46% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (88.13% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.76% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (6.13% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.62% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.91% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.27% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (3.00% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $15,907,937;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $7,100,125;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $4,356,266;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $4,250,438;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $3,556,344.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2014 over 2013 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) - a decrease of $25,939,079;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $3,472,769;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,748,473;
  • 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 $801,943;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $761,920;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $737,085.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
02 Meat and edible meat offal 55,814,880 23.21 39,906,94339.86
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 22,295,976 9.27 15,195,85146.72
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 89,416,696 37.18 115,355,775-22.49
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 33,940 0.01 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 196,004 0.08 110,01578.16
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 164,098 0.07 24,287575.66
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,486,012 5.61 9,235,57446.02
10 Cereals 154,320 0.06 69,689121.44
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,340,989 2.22 1,784,645199.27
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 11,159-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 135,339 0.06 70,63091.62
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 186,991 0.08 95,51795.77
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 92 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 28,051,889 11.66 23,695,62318.38
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,539 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 29,610 0.01 103,805-71.48
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,652,891 1.93 4,195,87810.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,780 0.00 9,390-49.09
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,972 0.00 12,543-12.52
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 772 0.00 44872.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 193 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 915,094 0.38 1,677,014-45.43
30 Pharmaceutical products 518,735 0.22 553,263-6.24
31 Fertilizers 18 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 8,035 0.00 4,24589.28
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 124,838 0.05 151,838-17.78
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 65,570 0.03 72,978-10.15
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 19,476 0.01 3,492,245-99.44
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 396,861 0.17 151,667161.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 962,365 0.40 998,990-3.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 31,702 0.01 40,023-20.79
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 3,442-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 52,208 0.02 17,198203.57
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 15,856 0.01 14,9875.80
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 37,626 0.02 42,868-12.23
45 Cork and articles of cork 24,084 0.01 114,648-78.99
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 898 0.00 50378.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8,359 0.00 1652,143.75
50 Silk 0 0.00 263-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 32,405 0.01 276,672-88.29
52 Cotton 1,110 0.00 1,644-32.48
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 19 0.00 49,524-99.96
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7,090 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12,523 0.01 10,38220.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 919 0.00 148520.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,465 0.01 30,003-48.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 744,775 0.31 560,52632.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,445 0.00 7,29215.81
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 45,953 0.02 0
70 Glass and glassware 1,357 0.00 85658.53
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 523,302-100.00
72 Iron and steel 1,313 0.00 981,239.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 540,333 0.22 914,626-40.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 19,824 0.01 26,316-24.67
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,299,392 1.37 3,533,474-6.62
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 34,059 0.01 61,071-44.23
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,395 0.00 7,999-20.05
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,599,850 1.91 6,348,323-27.54
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 2,521,430 1.05 3,323,373-24.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 223,760 0.09 695,945-67.85
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 928,858 0.39 308,858200.74
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,175,275 1.32 3,912,360-18.84
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 22,691 0.01 129,032-82.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 331,409 0.14 95,741246.15
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 21,266 0.01 31,037-31.48
SS Classified 738,349 0.31 71 330935.12

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia