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Russian trade with Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia's foreign trade in goods with Macedonia in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Macedonia

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Macedonia was $29,302,163, down 35.22% ($15,933,970) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $8,611,604, down 66.64% ($17,204,894) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $20,690,559, up 6.54% ($1,270,924) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade with Macedonia went from a surplus of $6,396,863 in the 1st quarter of 2015, to a deficit of $12,078,955 in the 1st quarter of 2016.

Macedonia was Russia's 106th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 95th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0301% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.0342% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Macedonia was Russia's 111th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 97th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0140% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.0286% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Macedonia was Russia's 81st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 82nd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0576% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.0462% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Macedonia

The major share of Russian exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 85.44% of Russia's total exports to Macedonia (8.74% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.43% of Russia's total exports to Macedonia (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.38% of Russia's total exports to Macedonia (89.89% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.96% of Russia's total exports to Macedonia (0.03% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,357,469;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $467,607;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $135,837;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $44,151;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $26,853;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $26,452.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $22,697,286;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,255,597;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $107,603;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $77,052;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $63,902;
  • 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 $59,967;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $33,072.
Russia's exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 19,447 0.23
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,091 0.05 -22.77
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,358 0.11 399.36
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 135,837 1.58
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 467,607 5.43
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 -100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 -100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,982 0.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 -100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 44,966 0.52 5,417.30
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13,646 0.16 2,754.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 396,882 4.61 -21.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 167 0.00 -52.96
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 11,774 0.14 -16.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 66,184 0.77 68.27
52 Cotton 0 0.00 -100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 493 0.01 -88.91
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 134 0.00 -85.92
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 -100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 -100.00
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 -100.00
72 Iron and steel 7,357,469 85.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 7 0.00 -100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 -100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31,946 0.37 -66.67
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 232 0.00 -99.61
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 -100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39,262 0.46 206.49
SS Classified 4,120 0.05

Russia's Imports from Macedonia

The major share of Russian imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 73.70% of Russia's total imports from Macedonia (56.63% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 11.79% of Russia's total imports from Macedonia (14.75% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.26% of Russia's total imports from Macedonia (7.27% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.74% of Russia's total imports from Macedonia (20.47% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $7,818,616;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $717,556;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $373,230;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $171,571;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $163,195;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $139,476.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,111,403;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $3,040,534;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,082,085;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $289,287;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $243,810;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $144,413;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $105,643;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $71,224.
Russia's imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 465,685 2.25 -86.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 10,699,979 51.71 271.35
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 31,401 0.15 -11.67
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 213,399 1.03 325.06
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 -100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 78,259 0.38 294.31
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 -100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 159,748 0.77 28.14
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,600,295 17.40 11.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 90 0.00 -84.67
29 Organic chemicals 7 0.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,101,772 10.16 51.84
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,014 0.02
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 10,633 0.05 -61.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,594 0.03 186,366.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 191 0.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,493 0.01 -81.82
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 384 0.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 173,524 0.84 8,785.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 249 0.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 45 0.00 -98.79
52 Cotton 17,886 0.09 -85.52
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,078 0.03 26.47
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 446,146 2.16 -5.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,791,495 8.66 -7.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 22 0.00 -99.99
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 176,638 0.85 375.32
65 Headgear and parts thereof 729 0.00 -56.19
70 Glass and glassware 2,398 0.01
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 -100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,698 0.07 312.63
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 408 0.00 591.53
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 -100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,362 0.06 -99.57
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 402,095 1.94 -9.46
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 151,354 0.73 -6.66
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 573 0.00 -99.77
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 24,350 0.12 -23.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 92,509 0.45 -11.81
SS Classified 1,056 0.01
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia