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RUSSIAN TRADE WITH EUROPEAN COUNTRIES IN THE 1ST QUARTER OF 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The reports on Russia’s trade in goods with the countries of Europe in the 1st quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Europe in the 1st quarter of 2016:

The top ten Russia’s trade partners in Europe in the 1st quarter of 2016 were Germany (8.73% of Russia’s total foreign trade), the Netherlands (7.34%), Belarus (5.07%), Italy (4.15%), France (2.80%), Poland (2.43%), the United Kingdom (2.41%), Belgium (1.97%), Ukraine (1.93%), and Finland (1.83%);

The top ten Russia’s export markets in Europe in the 1st quarter of 2016 were the Netherlands (10.70% of Russia’s total exports), Germany (7.48%), Belarus (5.21%), Italy (4.15%), the United Kingdom (2.75%), Poland (2.61%), Belgium (2.44%), Finland (2.19%), Latvia (2.09%), and Ukraine (1.95%);

The top ten Russia’s import suppliers from Europe in the 1st quarter of 2016 were Germany (10.88% of Russia’s total imports), Belarus (4.82%), France (4.40%), Italy (4.15%), Poland (2.13%), Ukraine (1.89%), the United Kingdom (1.82%), the Netherlands (1.60%), the Czech Republic (1.52%), and Spain (1.33%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Europe in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015:

  • The share of Italy in Russia’s total exports declined from 7.48% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 4.15% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Belarus in Russia’s total exports rose from 3.90% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 5.21% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Ukraine in Russia’s total exports declined from 2.75% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 1.95% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of the United Kingdom in Russia’s total exports rose from 2.00% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 2.75% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Belgium in Russia’s total exports rose from 1.90% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 2.44% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of France in Russia’s total exports rose from 1.42% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 1.87% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Spain in Russia’s total exports declined from 0.92% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 0.58% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Russia’s total exports declined 3.5-fold from 0.1069% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 0.0305% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Ireland in Russia’s total exports rose 3-fold from 0.0645% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 0.1947% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of France in Russia’s total imports rose from 3.18% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 4.40% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Ukraine in Russia’s total imports declined from 2.84% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 1.84% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of the United Kingdom in Russia’s total imports declined from 2.30% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 1.82% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Iceland in Russia’s total imports declined 8.7-fold from 0.0889% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 0.0102% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Cyprus in Russia’s total imports declined 4.2-fold from 0.0327% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 0.0077% in the 1st quarter of the 2016.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia