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

Russia’s Trade with Sweden

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Sweden was $8,034,569,612, down 4.26% ($357,668,553) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Sweden in 2014 totaled $4,794,139,363, up 7.12% ($318,510,051) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Sweden in 2014 were $3,240,430,249, down 17.26% ($676,178,604) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sweden in 2014 was $1,553,709,114, a 177.93% increase ($994,688,655) over 2013.

Sweden was Russia’s 22nd largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 24th in 2013), accounting for 1.0262% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.9964% in 2013).

Sweden was Russia’s 24th largest export market in 2014 (up from 26th in 2013), accounting for 0.9647% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8488% in 2013).

Sweden was Russia’s 22nd largest supplier in 2014 (down from 19th in 2013), accounting for 1.1331% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.2435% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Sweden

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 78.48% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (80.08% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.22% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (12.41% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.10% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (3.15% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.71% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (1.76% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.35% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (1.44% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Sweden 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 $178,160,430;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $112,755,162;
  • 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 $43,547,341.

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $39,960,497.
Russia’s exports to Sweden in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 200 0.00 333-39.94
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,243,541 0.03 1,531,648-18.81
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 186,316 0.00 199,719-6.71
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,304,910 0.07 5,249,511-37.04
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 21,253 0.00 16,72727.06
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 39,267 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,737,872 0.06 3,796,595-27.89
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,284 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,119 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,479 0.00 7,598-80.53
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 174,542 0.00 98,41577.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 21,100 0.00 2,126,297-99.01
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 29,667,172 0.62 23,965,64723.79
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 18,070 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 599,748 0.01 360,32066.45
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 19,603-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,762,017,188 78.47 3,583,856,7584.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 479,359,234 10.00 435,811,8939.99
29 Organic chemicals 147,334,749 3.07 34,579,587326.07
30 Pharmaceutical products 90,174 0.00 80,69411.75
31 Fertilizers 45,277,234 0.94 35,021,66929.28
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13,393 0.00 27,235-50.82
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 563,532 0.01 1,018,796-44.69
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 1,801,484 0.04 1,226,81146.84
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 442-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,568 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 405,744 0.01 48,803731.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,392,145 0.05 2,729,004-12.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 52,360,183 1.09 44,786,63216.91
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 89 0.00 2,457-96.38
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 90,838-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 100,149,342 2.09 140,109,839-28.52
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 14,590 0.00 15,710-7.13
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 274,665-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 450,325 0.01 570,667-21.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 86,234 0.00 170,532-49.43
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 20,061 0.00 20,722-3.19
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 79 0.00 839-90.58
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,787 0.00 1132,366.37
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 67 0.00 239-71.97
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,181,526 0.05 1,722,18326.67
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,840 0.00 2,471-25.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,845,679 0.04 1,788,1163.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 463,479 0.01 1,129,459-58.96
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,243 0.00 9,402-54.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 25 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,864-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,974,836 0.12 5,625,3816.21
69 Ceramic products 73,262 0.00 38,78588.89
70 Glass and glassware 401,771 0.01 610,108-34.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,424 0.00 10,187-36.94
72 Iron and steel 32,007,393 0.67 37,112,010-13.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,195,868 0.05 1,560,99440.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,441,146 0.07 1,381,656149.06
75 Nickel and articles thereof 13,447,983 0.28 16,288,796-17.44
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 29,416,720 0.61 20,170,72145.84
78 Lead and articles thereof 32,296 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 526-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,380,737 0.03 1,959,643-29.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 128,613 0.00 428,222-69.97
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 70,643 0.00 44,56158.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 51,231,184 1.07 49,694,3593.09
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 5,009,195 0.10 7,244,306-30.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,304,191 0.05 753,483205.81
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 32,004 0.00 44,375-27.88
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,317,637 0.13 6,597,768-4.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 109 0.00 625-82.56
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 5,639,811 0.12 3,172,73477.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 131,913 0.00 218,183-39.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 595 0.00 1,544-61.46
SS Classified 39,165 0.00 199 492-80.37

Russia’s Imports from Sweden

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 57.91% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (58.43% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.86% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (20.23% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.57% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (7.66% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.73% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (5.75% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.68% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (3.94% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.62% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (1.50% in 2013).

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $43,641,370;
  • 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 $17,437,362.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Sweden in 2014 over 2013 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 $235,919,516;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $197,333,304;
  • 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 $83,243,104;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $30,855,195;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $27,105,447;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $20,063,708;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $17,422,001;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $17,004,650;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $16,870,198;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $12,620,488;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $10,694,437;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $10,636,800;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $9,838,394.
Russia’s imports from Sweden in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 27,898 0.00 79,919-65.09
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,936,977 0.09 12,775,371-77.01
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 321,934 0.01 536,992-40.05
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,528,305 0.14 8,475,456-46.57
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 157,676 0.00 70,429123.88
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 23-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 25,581 0.00 63,197-59.52
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 41,493 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,814,476 0.15 4,463,7237.86
10 Cereals 3,419,190 0.11 30,524,637-88.80
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6,040,477 0.19 2,951,907104.63
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 68,659 0.00 162,002-57.62
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 18 0.00 164-89.02
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 70,143,062 2.16 26,501,692164.67
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,024,005 0.03 1,226,820-16.53
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,773,126 0.05 1,156,15153.36
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,723,410 0.08 2,391,25013.89
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12,700,897 0.39 14,417,888-11.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,144,436 0.13 5,384,211-23.03
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 20,404,569 0.63 24,790,847-17.69
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,385,191 0.35 13,551,943-15.99
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,974,337 0.12 3,659,6138.60
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 889,602 0.03 968,484-8.14
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 34,816,792 1.07 35,897,192-3.01
26 Ores, slag and ash 760 0.00 3,519,999-99.98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 17,661,032 0.55 19,475,992-9.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 11,281,134 0.35 94,524,238-88.07
29 Organic chemicals 10,423,246 0.32 14,356,321-27.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 154,160,317 4.76 171,030,515-9.86
31 Fertilizers 75,427 0.00 27,938169.98
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 132,442,435 4.09 163,297,630-18.90
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 30,216,784 0.93 40,853,584-26.04
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 32,959,353 1.02 35,616,255-7.46
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 15,548,841 0.48 16,902,316-8.01
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,556,373 0.05 2,500,079-37.75
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 1,240-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 29,887,156 0.92 35,448,350-15.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 169,488,281 5.23 186,492,931-9.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23,085,381 0.71 31,271,288-26.18
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 20,780 0.00 23,673-12.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 493,359 0.02 3,930,894-87.45
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 220,479 0.01 385,122-42.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,649,452 0.27 9,723,666-11.05
45 Cork and articles of cork 5,901 0.00 3,34776.31
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 7,837 0.00 3062,461.11
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 21,210,389 0.65 14,509,59046.18
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 185,368,524 5.72 197,989,012-6.37
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,692,857 0.08 2,972,510-9.41
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 5,816 0.00 14,655-60.31
52 Cotton 198,070 0.01 290,218-31.75
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 14,113 0.00 23,897-40.94
54 Man-made filaments 63,648 0.00 60,3445.48
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,712,371 0.05 1,864,536-8.16
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 5,600,040 0.17 2,809,21499.35
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 491,833 0.02 610,315-19.41
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 143,565 0.00 167,379-14.23
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,864,334 0.24 7,400,4716.27
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 99,095 0.00 161,885-38.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 169,632 0.01 1,042,084-83.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 348,670 0.01 1,103,609-68.41
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,008,020 0.06 2,162,381-7.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 788,573 0.02 776,8421.51
65 Headgear and parts thereof 815,497 0.03 608,53534.01
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4,044 0.00 26,738-84.88
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 12,215 0.00 4,080199.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,806,650 0.09 2,323,78520.78
69 Ceramic products 2,745,321 0.08 5,795,706-52.63
70 Glass and glassware 6,171,498 0.19 8,061,777-23.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,225 0.00 108,868-88.77
72 Iron and steel 54,557,427 1.68 71,979,428-24.20
73 Articles of iron or steel 102,198,670 3.15 122,262,378-16.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,415,172 0.04 2,170,387-34.80
75 Nickel and articles thereof 356,098 0.01 443,188-19.65
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,734,196 0.15 6,658,961-28.90
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 28,388-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 36,477 0.00 26,54237.43
80 Tin and articles thereof 42,802 0.00 23,74980.23
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,572,923 0.05 3,322,376-52.66
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 54,139,433 1.67 64,833,870-16.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 26,270,329 0.81 28,346,464-7.32
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 599,630,979 18.50 796,964,283-24.76
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 509,502,360 15.72 492,064,9983.54
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 1,797,124 0.06 430,248317.69
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 667,097,381 20.59 903,016,897-26.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6,762,949 0.21 5,786,51616.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 91,692,391 2.83 90,189,8691.67
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 197,177 0.01 181,8718.42
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 18,384 0.00 34,375-46.52
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 42,759,524 1.32 44,950,473-4.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,726,664 0.05 1,817,664-5.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,249,176 0.22 8,510,708-14.82
SS Classified 779,174 0.02 2 241 194-65.23
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