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Russian trade with Denmark in 2015

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Denmark in 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Denmark was $2,818,063,102, down 37.47% ($1,688,668,962) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2015 were $1,943,513,434, down 33.03% ($958,593,363) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2015 were $874,549,668, down 45.50% ($730,075,599) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Denmark in 2015 was $1,068,963,766, a 17.61% decrease ($228,517,764) over 2014.

Denmark was Russia’s 34th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 31st in 2014), accounting for 0.5355% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5756% in 2014).

Denmark was Russia’s 35th largest export market in 2015 (down from 34th in 2014), accounting for 0.5656% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5840% in 2014).

Denmark was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in 2015 (down from 32nd in 2014), accounting for 0.4787% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.5611% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

The major share of Russian exports to Denmark in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 78.31% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (79.25% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.48% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (12.50% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.68% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.91% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.35% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (3.32% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.58% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (1.19% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2015 over 2014 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 $778,119,162;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $121,249,616;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $34,338,968;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $18,316,892;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $12,040,228;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $7,133,420.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,063,538 0.05 1,777,782-40.18
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 97,707-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 881-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 58,905 0.00 98,648-40.29
10 Cereals 4,975,708 0.26 3,463,64143.66
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 856,956 0.04 2,863,266-70.07
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14,687,983 0.76 10,946,47734.18
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 25,361-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 775,517 0.04 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 23,903 0.00 62,338-61.66
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 42,627,452 2.19 76,966,420-44.62
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 74,334 0.00 12,223508.15
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6 0.00 5,782-99.90
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,521,880,347 78.31 2,299,999,509-33.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,581,477 0.29 4,102,46236.05
29 Organic chemicals 95,580 0.00 260,459-63.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 14-100.00
31 Fertilizers 21,134,482 1.09 28,267,902-25.24
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,879,376 0.10 1,315,12242.91
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 53 0.00 10430.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 598-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 63,033 0.00 301,464-79.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,177,545 0.06 238,910392.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 691,927 0.04 94,159634.85
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 557,129 0.03 384,30744.97
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 68,878,039 3.54 80,918,267-14.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,544,299 0.13 3,400,947-25.19
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 83,986 0.00 217,343-61.36
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 167,368 0.01 310,315-46.07
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 360,051 0.02 181,46798.41
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,594 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 343,860 0.02 541,909-36.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 622 0.00 262,292.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 35,017 0.00 50,610-30.81
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,296,309 0.07 678,79990.97
69 Ceramic products 893,798 0.05 798,36211.95
70 Glass and glassware 108,980 0.01 5,9651,726.99
72 Iron and steel 235,320,862 12.11 356,570,478-34.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,940,584 0.20 3,146,47725.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,675 0.00 2,42210.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,252,793 0.17 2,935,35310.81
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,719 0.00 2,436216.87
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,974 0.00 5,234243.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 350 0.00 56,900.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,684,642 0.09 1,058,96259.08
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 921,317 0.05 626,20047.13
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 0 0.00 4,980-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 255,850 0.01 117,672117.43
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 18,316,892-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 465,142 0.02 169,220174.87
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 267,820 0.01 708,576-62.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 91,869 0.00 15,113507.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,726 0.00 553573.78
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 41,572 0.00 30,81334.92
SS Classified 4,317,365 0.22 5 95972,351.17

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

The major share of Russian imports from Denmark in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 38.74% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (28.55% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.78% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (38.86% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.90% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (24.13% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.94% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (1.91% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $7,453,067.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $241,492,244;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $88,826,421;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $77,702,828;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $43,660,887;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $25,659,912;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $25,489,808;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $23,523,650;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $22,754,947;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $22,440,269;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $17,164,916;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $16,101,879;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $13,414,012;
  • 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 $12,430,629;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $12,022,058;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $11,132,309;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $9,814,562;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $9,412,824;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $8,716,272;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $5,392,762;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $5,158,734;
  • 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 $4,597,313;
  • 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 $4,443,993;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3,996,587;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $3,514,540;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $3,361,203;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $2,823,078;
  • 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 $2,705,970.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
01 Live animals 7,424,315 0.85 10,938,855-32.13
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,187,544 0.25 45,848,431-95.23
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 25,659,912-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,397,839 0.39 92,224,260-96.32
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,571,824 0.52 7,059,918-35.24
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 9,857,181 1.13 2,404,114310.01
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 76,196-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 44,173-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 135,654 0.02 754,488-82.02
10 Cereals 0 0.00 16,101,879-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,306,624 0.61 8,667,827-38.78
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,354,791 1.07 14,513,525-35.54
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 8,600,672 0.98 6,799,88826.48
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 49-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 925,608 0.11 6,318,370-85.35
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,818,959 0.21 11,633,521-84.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,650,840 0.19 1,419,01616.34
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 815,225 0.09 1,502,036-45.73
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 19,183,471 2.19 41,938,418-54.26
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 615,172 0.07 1,420,348-56.69
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13,104,264 1.50 36,627,914-64.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,546,759 0.18 4,369,837-64.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 37,732,369 4.31 47,145,193-19.97
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,089,443 0.24 3,754,556-44.35
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,865,526 0.56 4,591,5405.97
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 282,470 0.03 356,141-20.69
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 987,193 0.11 5,431,186-81.82
29 Organic chemicals 2,455,365 0.28 6,451,952-61.94
30 Pharmaceutical products 156,570,029 17.90 234,272,857-33.17
31 Fertilizers 3,142 0.00 6,355-50.56
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 12,122,845 1.39 14,069,907-13.84
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,187,772 0.25 2,757,484-20.66
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 5,746,353 0.66 8,452,323-32.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 60,249,925 6.89 77,414,841-22.17
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 12,649-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 78-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 72,499,094 8.29 71,997,3720.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20,468,803 2.34 29,185,075-29.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,552,931 0.63 8,026,633-30.82
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 38,985 0.00 163,815-76.20
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 22,388 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,311,642 0.15 1,932,980-32.14
45 Cork and articles of cork 632 0.00 1,861-66.04
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 539-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,891,968 0.56 7,080,091-30.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,814,061 0.21 2,361,652-23.19
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 2,495 0.00 622301.13
52 Cotton 124,034 0.01 8,9591,284.46
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 1,919-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 10,029 0.00 29,811-66.36
55 Man-made staple fibers 852,308 0.10 969,039-12.05
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,820,775 0.21 1,415,27128.65
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,047,531 0.12 1,598,384-34.46
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 38,327 0.00 5,220634.23
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,102,079 0.13 1,709,432-35.53
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 49,097 0.01 155,533-68.43
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 459,470 0.05 376,43022.06
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 233,612 0.03 515,312-54.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 804,503 0.09 2,067,107-61.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19,811 0.00 62,967-68.54
65 Headgear and parts thereof 49,790 0.01 24,157106.11
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 43,023 0.00 5068,402.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,974,081 0.34 3,471,517-14.33
69 Ceramic products 650,745 0.07 1,425,140-54.34
70 Glass and glassware 1,261,036 0.14 1,852,454-31.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16,194 0.00 176,277-90.81
72 Iron and steel 1,223,604 0.14 530,170130.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,300,149 1.18 21,432,458-51.94
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,401,932 0.16 2,140,583-34.51
75 Nickel and articles thereof 986 0.00 27,786-96.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,736,587 0.20 2,895,149-40.02
79 Zinc and articles thereof 8,089 0.00 20,652-60.83
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 49-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 240,225 0.03 283,161-15.16
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 742,739 0.08 961,592-22.76
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,285,893 0.15 2,362,914-45.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 214,402,710 24.52 455,894,954-52.97
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 46,011,558 5.26 58,442,187-21.27
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 15,504 0.00 119,863-87.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,886,941 0.79 20,300,953-66.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 15,565,111 1.78 27,587,169-43.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38,769,686 4.43 61,209,955-36.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 20,564 0.00 73,245-71.92
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 251 0.00 13487.31
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 4,518,451 0.52 9,115,764-50.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 35,261,313 4.03 60,751,121-41.96
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,103,304 0.24 2,792,473-24.68
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7,673 0.00 10,886-29.51
SS Classified 97,780 0.01 15 937513.54

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