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

Russia's Trade with Romania

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Romania was $602,120,815, down 7.33% ($47,621,963) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Romania in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $325,952,438, up 8.48% ($25,485,728) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Romania in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $276,168,377, down 20.93% ($73,107,691) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade with Romania went from a deficit of $48,809,358 in the 1st quarter of 2015, to a surplus of $49,784,061 in the 1st quarter of 2016.

Romania was Russia's 32nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 37th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.6188% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.4911% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Romania was Russia's 34th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 42nd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.5311% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.3329% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Romania was Russia's 30th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 29th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.7685% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.8310% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Romania

The major share of Russian exports to Romania 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) - 66.46% of Russia's total exports to Romania (75.79% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.44% of Russia's total exports to Romania (11.50% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.52% of Russia's total exports to Romania (2.53% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.73% of Russia's total exports to Romania (5.46% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.86% of Russia's total exports to Romania (0.35% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.98% of Russia's total exports to Romania (3.89% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $12,737,084;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $10,552,206;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $9,310,654;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,853,446;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $3,738,469;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,175,638;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $1,156,754.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $6,655,730;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,449,581;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4,244,488;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3,681,903;
  • 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 $1,226,464.
Russia's exports to Romania in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 117 0.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 102,654 0.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14,132 0.00
10 Cereals 9,310,654 2.86
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 49,863 0.02
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 -100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 16,149 0.00 -44.41
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,495 0.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 16,567 0.01 -89.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,618 0.01
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,138 0.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,041,295 0.93 251.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,653,264 2.04 -2.63
26 Ores, slag and ash 49,666 0.02 -99.26
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 209,936,675 64.41 -1.98
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,777,847 0.55 -19.48
29 Organic chemicals 7,568,742 2.32 -32.73
30 Pharmaceutical products 44,838 0.01 -85.93
31 Fertilizers 17,906,221 5.49 246.41
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 40,703 0.01 1,253.61
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 563,780 0.17 55.87
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 5,188 0.00 -77.21
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 709 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 153,838 0.05 -39.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,968,117 0.60 5.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,776,624 4.23 5.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8,316 0.00 840.72
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,016,734 3.38 2,271.60
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 4,271,250 1.31 701.69
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,949,534 1.83 -9.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 562 0.00 -95.95
52 Cotton 40,423 0.01 -32.56
54 Man-made filaments 17 0.00
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 587,981 0.18 71.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5,462 0.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 -100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 374 0.00 5,242.86
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 -100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,123 0.00 289.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,666 0.00 -97.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,033,580 0.32 71.56
69 Ceramic products 83,930 0.03 588.18
70 Glass and glassware 1,277,115 0.39 961.07
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 10,891,757 3.34 -29.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,336,126 2.25 1,419.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 11,032 0.00 18.90
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 216,964 0.07 -49.24
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,199 0.00 43,880.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 15,514 0.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,309 0.00 -96.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 189,962 0.06 623.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,632,291 2.03 -7.32
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 2,506,161 0.77 -32.86
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 18,910 0.01 -59.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 454,200 0.14 -21.30
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 92,214 0.03 -45.48
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 176,319 0.05 7.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,060 0.00 4,081.82
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 18,452 0.01 40.72
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10,907 0.00
SS Classified 62,100 0.02

Russia's Imports from Romania

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 51.33% of Russia's total imports from Romania (54.49% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.47% of Russia's total imports from Romania (17.11% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.97% of Russia's total imports from Romania (8.49% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.98% of Russia's total imports from Romania (7.26% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.78% of Russia's total imports from Romania (6.15% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.40% of Russia's total imports from Romania (2.46% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $4,078,925;
  • 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 $4,063,533;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,265,594.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Romania 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 $28,515,366;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $23,933,658;
  • 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 $4,510,348;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,344,658;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $4,104,661;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $3,690,113;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,575,023;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2,814,464;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2,705,197;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,846,026;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $1,128,245;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $869,471.
Russia's imports from Romania in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
10 Cereals 24,736,247 8.96 -12.63
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,869,576 1.76 515.89
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 182,570 0.07 59.97
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 17,976 0.01 -71.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 36,083 0.01 -51.45
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 105,380 0.04 -21.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 106,517 0.04 113.68
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 76,483 0.03 12,255.90
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 173,067 0.06 68.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,592 0.00 141.94
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,579,226 0.93 19.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 107,495 0.04 -80.35
29 Organic chemicals 363,425 0.13 15.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 14,983,550 5.43 -21.50
31 Fertilizers 29,926 0.01 2,292.17
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 418,263 0.15 -19.50
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 16,082,918 5.82 -18.66
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 32,953 0.01 -44.56
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 132,890 0.05 166.76
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,860,500 2.48 -29.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 11,991,987 4.34 23.29
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 13,232 0.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,484,572 0.54 16.19
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 721,604 0.26 -78.94
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 89 0.00 23.61
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,046,900 1.10 -37.73
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 88,903 0.03 -67.29
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,873 0.00 6,147.44
52 Cotton 1,669 0.00 130.84
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 -100.00
54 Man-made filaments 126,639 0.05 -48.56
55 Man-made staple fibers 293,141 0.11 163.37
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 109,372 0.04 61.26
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 16,111 0.01 25.60
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 65,438 0.02 -58.25
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 664,179 0.24 -46.60
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 -100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,418,990 1.60 5.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,624,591 4.57 -0.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 420,328 0.15 -51.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,997,069 2.17 7.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,471 0.00 50.27
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 55,089 0.02 -70.90
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,069 0.00 -97.94
69 Ceramic products 1,084,398 0.39 -39.77
70 Glass and glassware 812,866 0.29 -49.75
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 807,444 0.29 80.05
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,161,725 3.32 -32.17
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,922 0.00 65.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,257,141 0.46 -11.86
79 Zinc and articles thereof 57,145 0.02 -30.20
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 79,797 0.03 -1.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 106,821 0.04 -67.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,482,180 1.62 -20.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 36,793,085 13.32 -43.66
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 31,489,740 11.40 14.82
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 69,103,383 25.02 -25.72
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 348,000 0.13 -71.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,031,948 1.46 21.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4,594 0.00 -82.41
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 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 2,245,024 0.81 -66.77
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 93,227 0.03 107.67
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 142,979 0.05 26.90
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia