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Russian trade with Norway 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 Norway in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Norway

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Norway totaled $172,809,150, up 1.43% ($2,432,672) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Norway in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $135,304,339, up 5.92% ($7,557,604) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Norway in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $37,504,811, down 12.02% ($5,124,932) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Norway in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $97,799,528, a 14.90% increase ($12,682,536) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Norway was Russia's 62nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 67th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1776% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.1288% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Norway was Russia's 54th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 62nd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2205% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.1415% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Norway was Russia's 66th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 65th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1044% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.1014% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Norway

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 40.42% of Russia's total exports to Norway (60.20% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 33.48% of Russia's total exports to Norway (22.40% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.35% of Russia's total exports to Norway (5.06% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.18% of Russia's total exports to Norway (5.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.41% of Russia's total exports to Norway (2.69% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.39% of Russia's total exports to Norway (2.12% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Norway in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 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 $9,733,239;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $9,317,520;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $3,420,034;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3,282,776;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,466,110;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,209,941;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,109,801;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $747,132;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $723,812;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $703,211.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Norway in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 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 $22,948,664;
  • 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 $1,229,618.
Russia's exports to Norway in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 16,539 0.01
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,139,284 2.32 28.87
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,779 0.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,508 0.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,074 0.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,189 0.00
10 Cereals 3,524,114 2.60 233.09
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,847,297 4.32 5.36
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 22,976,793 16.98 73.49
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 9,352 0.01
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 896 0.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 688 0.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 868 0.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,659 0.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,573 0.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,969 0.00 470.96
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 9,748,086 7.20 54.05
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 11,000 0.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17,208,250 12.72 4.39
26 Ores, slag and ash 625,439 0.46 1.37
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 36,850,115 27.23 -38.38
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 943,468 0.70 -56.58
29 Organic chemicals 15 0.00
31 Fertilizers 3,459,176 2.56 1,860.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 48,102 0.04
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 700 0.00 288.89
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 46 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19,621 0.01 -8.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 125,736 0.09 686.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,111,784 3.78 27.73
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,144,206 2.32 -7.66
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 76,151 0.06 166.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 33,926 0.03 8,781.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 141,321 0.10 -41.54
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 73 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 902 0.00 181.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,097 0.00 10.58
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,847 0.01 -58.59
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,255 0.01 197.82
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 259,029 0.19 10.58
69 Ceramic products 1,731 0.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,304,990 0.96 133.93
72 Iron and steel 669,845 0.50 -11.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 37,538 0.03 -71.58
74 Copper and articles thereof 23,256 0.02 24,380.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14,632,320 10.81 175.31
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 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 341,170 0.25 -46.85
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 1,344,257 0.99 -12.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17,819 0.01
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 -100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 173,031 0.13 -66.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
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 3,381,559 2.50 55.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 16,313 0.01 48.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 21 0.00
SS Classified 562 0.00

Russia's Imports from Norway

The major share of Russian imports from Norway 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) - 31.40% of Russia's total imports from Norway (35.02% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.76% of Russia's total imports from Norway (27.67% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 25.36% of Russia's total imports from Norway (22.40% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.24% of Russia's total imports from Norway (7.49% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.39% of Russia's total imports from Norway (4.24% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.76% of Russia's total imports from Norway (1.45% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,297,817;
  • 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 $1,792,665;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,240,479;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $687,720;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $617,035;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $600,459;
  • 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) - an increase of $408,306;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $290,458;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $252,964;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $198,526;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $136,118;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $133,763.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Norway 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 $3,403,846;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,376,657;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $2,425,480;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,255,461;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $763,612;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $725,111;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $477,297;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $391,947;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $296,025;
  • 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 $231,167;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $131,587;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $120,341.
Russia's imports from Norway in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
01 Live animals 118,051 0.31 -50.48
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,663 0.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 -100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 10,165 0.03 264.21
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 342 0.00 -77.78
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,740 0.02 38.26
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 -100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 538 0.00 209.20
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 33,213 0.09 3,510.11
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,854 0.02 -76.17
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,348,936 3.60 1,143.75
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 118,967 0.32 -12.79
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 -100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,716,584 7.24 -14.94
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 32 0.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 884,070 2.36 -10.65
29 Organic chemicals 317,879 0.85 166.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,413,737 9.10 -26.89
31 Fertilizers 630,015 1.68 4,753.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 169,798 0.45 404.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 239,916 0.64 126.01
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 330,782 0.88 -41.14
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5,704 0.02 197.86
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,137 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 402,570 1.07 -7.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,927,653 7.81 25.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 187,842 0.50 -35.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 774 0.00 630.19
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 222,640 0.59 -26.48
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 91,908 0.25 241,763.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,922 0.02 -22.67
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 17,756 0.05 22.43
52 Cotton 1,332 0.00 -31.20
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 -100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 102,304 0.27 154.46
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 -100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,174 0.00 28.59
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 129 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,633 0.01 -63.40
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,529 0.01 -96.38
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 152,735 0.41 -65.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 -100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 147 0.00 -85.60
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 394,883 1.05 278.15
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 -100.00
70 Glass and glassware 630 0.00 -23.64
72 Iron and steel 6,129,148 16.34 -35.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,368,306 8.98 214.65
74 Copper and articles thereof 130,197 0.35 42.80
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,268,728 3.38 -65.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 144,342 0.38 29.63
79 Zinc and articles thereof 191 0.00 -99.15
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 101 0.00 -87.52
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 664,453 1.77 61.48
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 70,123 0.19 262.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,918,758 7.78 -53.84
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 4,591,634 12.24 64.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 521,323 1.39 -17.14
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 114,077 0.30 -86.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,891,697 5.04 57.12
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 85,088 0.23
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 703,726 1.88 138.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 29,222 0.08 14.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 13 0.00 -99.27
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia