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

Russia’s Trade with Portugal

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Portugal was $789,300,414, down 41.18% ($552,489,817) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Portugal in 2014 were $202,383,064, down 68.88% ($447,970,503) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Portugal in 2014 were $586,917,350, down 15.12% ($104,519,314) from 2013.

Russia’s trade deficit with Portugal in 2014 was $384,534,286, a 835.99% increase ($343,451,189) over 2013.

Portugal was Russia’s 75th largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 66th in 2013), accounting for 0.1008% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1593% in 2013).

Portugal was Russia’s 90th largest export market in 2014 (down from 65th in 2013), accounting for 0.0407% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1233% in 2013).

Portugal was Russia’s 55th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 52nd in 2013), accounting for 0.2052% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2195% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Portugal

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 32.64% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (4.34% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.31% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (56.96% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 17.17% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (5.70% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.06% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (3.09% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.69% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (1.49% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.35% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (27.75% in 2013).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $32,706,797;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $12,397,433;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $5,529,108;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $2,624,312;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,184,302;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,548,017;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,458,188;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,386,472;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,101,746;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $980,132.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Portugal 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 $317,176,519;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $178,423,475;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $7,622,694;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,600,655;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $2,297,227;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $974,461;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $678,227.
Russia’s exports to Portugal in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
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 7,080,238 3.50 14,702,932-51.84
10 Cereals 12,541,243 6.20 143,8108,620.70
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,469,511 0.73 1,475,167-0.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,195,216 2.57 3,647,19942.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,312 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 9,204-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 150,305 0.07 83,80279.36
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 8,512-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 53,241,656 26.31 370,418,175-85.63
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,663,505 0.82 683,373143.43
29 Organic chemicals 36,480,261 18.03 3,773,464866.76
30 Pharmaceutical products 815 0.00 6,782-87.98
31 Fertilizers 10,331,400 5.10 4,802,292115.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 56,354 0.03 113,282-50.25
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,178 0.00 9,120-65.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,414,594 0.70 28,1224,930.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 133,588 0.07 519,949-74.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15,966,147 7.89 18,263,374-12.58
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4,148,509 2.05 1,524,197172.18
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 272 0.00 499-45.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,364,592 4.63 7,906,40418.44
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 191,743 0.09 18,586931.65
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,978,054 1.97 1,793,752121.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,081 0.00 818643.40
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 114,793 0.06 172,718-33.54
54 Man-made filaments 173,365 0.09 58,136198.21
55 Man-made staple fibers 536 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,236 0.00 1,483-16.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,744 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 672,165 0.33 603,30811.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 180 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 690-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 998 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 26,240 0.01 7823,255.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,323 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 32,508,756 16.06 36,109,411-9.97
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,893 0.00 7,09125.41
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,798,211 0.89 696,465158.19
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 438,744 0.22 260,26668.58
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,625 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 577,059 0.29 1,551,520-62.81
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 89,711 0.04 111,575-19.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,537 0.00 319,320-98.58
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 178,423,475-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 41,012 0.02 77,204-46.88
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 1,269,409 0.63 1,947,636-34.82
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 9,652 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 22 0.00 2,015-98.91
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,815 0.00 0
SS Classified 1,207,464 0.60 77 6571,454.87

Russia’s Imports from Portugal

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 28.95% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (23.58% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.07% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (34.85% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.26% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (14.52% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.89% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (10.95% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.59% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (9.99% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.24% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (2.69% in 2013).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $8,552,315;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $5,416,302;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,623,282;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,731,996;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,991,308.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $67,324,597;
  • 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 $9,961,955;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $9,823,132;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $7,999,759;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7,676,953;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $4,571,039;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $4,068,221;
  • Cork and articles of cork (HS code 45) - a decrease of $3,399,424;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $3,167,039;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,931,477;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,846,385.
Russia’s imports from Portugal in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 31,229 0.01 4766,460.71
02 Meat and edible meat offal 732,290 0.12 8,732,049-91.61
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,453,746 0.25 1,965,825-26.05
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 14,238,061 2.43 8,821,75961.40
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9,845,756 1.68 13,012,795-24.34
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 43,423 0.01 43,996-1.30
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 385,565 0.07 339,98013.41
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,795,748 1.16 8,642,133-21.36
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,684,184 0.29 1,081,67255.70
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 439,114 0.07 14,0403,027.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,794,033 0.31 2,528,740-29.05
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 169 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,302,546 0.22 1,283,8031.46
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,861,445 0.49 2,258,63026.69
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 268,605 0.05 182,30347.34
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 17,535-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,711,434 0.29 1,819,181-5.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 15,571,296 2.65 14,944,9094.19
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 260,102 0.04 608,478-57.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,386,059 1.77 9,439,46010.03
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 40,456 0.01 98,770-59.04
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,943 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 227,716 0.04 320,307-28.91
29 Organic chemicals 7,932,161 1.35 4,308,87984.09
30 Pharmaceutical products 53,342,923 9.09 63,166,055-15.55
31 Fertilizers 1,311,434 0.22 1,504,654-12.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 395,140 0.07 746,097-47.04
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,708,549 0.29 1,357,51025.86
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 423,030 0.07 1,351,386-68.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,155,030 0.37 2,345,553-8.12
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 9,601-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 1,415-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,139,484 0.19 1,291,699-11.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,822,405 2.36 18,393,444-24.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,091,682 1.21 5,577,73127.14
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 220,020 0.04 40,865438.41
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 331,732 0.06 327,7121.23
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 171,808 0.03 306,338-43.92
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,090,662 1.21 8,048,565-11.90
45 Cork and articles of cork 45,010,623 7.67 48,410,047-7.02
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 45 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 539,544 0.09 515,0134.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,950,909 1.53 11,882,386-24.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 574,539 0.10 240,079139.31
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 201,061 0.03 309,601-35.06
52 Cotton 43,350 0.01 151,523-71.39
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2,919 0.00 1941,404.64
54 Man-made filaments 1,780,710 0.30 1,959,227-9.11
55 Man-made staple fibers 173,024 0.03 269,210-35.73
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,943,458 0.33 1,389,06739.91
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 377,144 0.06 786,154-52.03
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 38,455 0.01 69,028-44.29
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,665,346 0.28 1,254,70532.73
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 28,296 0.00 71,935-60.66
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 56,632,537 9.65 48,080,22217.79
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 31,406,496 5.35 29,415,1886.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,635,924 0.96 5,351,7015.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 69,477,149 11.84 73,545,370-5.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 468,776 0.08 354,02132.41
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 7,946 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 850 0.00 4,420-80.77
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 792,662 0.14 1,350,089-41.29
69 Ceramic products 9,167,956 1.56 8,685,6575.55
70 Glass and glassware 1,827,734 0.31 2,188,708-16.49
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 393,006 0.07 324,34521.17
72 Iron and steel 626 0.00 2,874-78.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,995,917 1.87 8,263,92133.06
74 Copper and articles thereof 280,932 0.05 226,30724.14
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,663,893 0.45 4,381,533-39.20
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,872 0.00 4,019-53.42
80 Tin and articles thereof 6,337 0.00 14,340-55.81
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 52,343 0.01 27,28691.83
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,296,147 0.22 1,610,878-19.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,724,690 0.63 4,074,720-8.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 57,212,476 9.75 124,537,073-54.06
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 60,248,154 10.27 70,210,109-14.19
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 1,661 0.00 5,604-70.36
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 24,524,485 4.18 32,201,438-23.84
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 910,344 0.16 2,236,994-59.31
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,092,511 1.72 11,793,694-14.42
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 284,782 0.05 100,345183.80
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,330 0.00 809,062.50
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 9,075,572 1.55 8,128,33611.65
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 414,007 0.07 457,452-9.50
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 407,130 0.07 762,067-46.58
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7,580 0.00 0
SS Classified 348,122 0.06 855 359-59.30
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia