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

Russia's Trade with Spain

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Spain was $834,457,139, down 42.06% ($605,853,904) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Spain in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $356,550,410, down 57.21% ($476,681,844) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Spain in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $477,906,729, down 21.28% ($129,172,060) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade with Spain went from a surplus of $226,153,465 in the 1st quarter of 2015, to a deficit of $121,356,319 in the 1st quarter of 2016.

Spain was Russia's 25th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 20th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.8576% of Russia's total trade (down from 1.0887% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Spain was Russia's 33rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 24th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.5810% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.9231% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Spain was Russia's 19th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 16th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.3298% of Russia's total imports (down from 1.4443% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Spain

The major share of Russian exports to Spain 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) - 64.64% of Russia's total exports to Spain (45.46% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 21.67% of Russia's total exports to Spain (16.36% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.77% of Russia's total exports to Spain (2.93% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.21% of Russia's total exports to Spain (2.52% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.05% of Russia's total exports to Spain (0.36% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Spain 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 $2,058,735;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,680,260.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Spain 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 $135,887,211;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $54,635,235;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $12,361,602;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $4,690,284;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $4,078,182;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,642,759;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $2,217,397;
  • 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 $1,482,119;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,253,587;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $1,216,394;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,205,195;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,190,251.
Russia's exports to Spain in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,145,052 0.32 8.27
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 541 0.00 -99.23
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 72 0.00 -99.62
10 Cereals 8,064,106 2.26 -13.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,792 0.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20,496 0.01 -97.91
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,058,966 0.58 891,227.27
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 55,738 0.02 -95.62
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 38,632 0.01 -78.53
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 18,048 0.01 -28.11
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,095 0.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 112,394 0.03 353.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 61,631 0.02 102.45
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,417,220 0.96 -57.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,233 0.00 -94.17
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 -100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 230,482,400 64.64 -37.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,958,427 0.83 -33.38
29 Organic chemicals 1,332,212 0.37 -47.19
31 Fertilizers 7,636,556 2.14 -25.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 38,010 0.01 13.76
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 33,403 0.01 46.04
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 0 0.00 -100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 -100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 -100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 35,934 0.01 -88.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 857,464 0.24 14.01
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,686,406 2.16 27.98
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4,996,471 1.40 -30.74
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 979 0.00 -97.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,918,760 0.54 56.58
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 38 0.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,806,826 0.51 4.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9,326 0.00 -71.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 -100.00
54 Man-made filaments 580,753 0.16 -32.89
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 267,488 0.08 -66.48
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00
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 1,136 0.00 -99.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10,548 0.00 -67.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,411 0.00 -96.18
65 Headgear and parts thereof 34 0.00 -93.88
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 108 0.00 208.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 149,139 0.04 46.99
69 Ceramic products 43,858 0.01 -25.57
70 Glass and glassware 883,800 0.25 835.83
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10,859 0.00 52.45
72 Iron and steel 74,384,899 20.86 -42.35
73 Articles of iron or steel 52,448 0.01 -73.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,487,177 0.70 -62.12
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 184,074 0.05 -42.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,984 0.00 -6.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 134,144 0.04 1,322.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 713,942 0.20 -63.71
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 254,936 0.07 -73.90
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 229,810 0.06 40.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 247,561 0.07 168.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 216,565 0.06 15.30
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 9,536 0.00
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 505,871 0.14 -11.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 47,852 0.01 -53.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 14,167 0.00 41.76
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7,533 0.00 191.86
SS Classified 313,549 0.09 -99.88

Russia's Imports from Spain

The major share of Russian imports from Spain 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) - 30.91% of Russia's total imports from Spain (44.41% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 29.39% of Russia's total imports from Spain (25.41% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.72% of Russia's total imports from Spain (12.05% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.02% of Russia's total imports from Spain (5.87% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.53% of Russia's total imports from Spain (2.57% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.03% of Russia's total imports from Spain (1.75% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $9,061,193;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $6,661,634;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,074,750;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $3,423,128;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $2,590,217;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2,344,348;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $2,083,552;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,892,595;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1,880,893;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,673,332.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Spain 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 $53,495,523;
  • 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 $26,194,062;
  • 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 $24,805,052;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $11,743,406;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $8,525,563;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $7,538,991;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $7,492,055;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $7,318,830;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $5,385,607;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $3,737,624;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2,217,753;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,955,089;
  • 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 $1,745,165;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,545,762;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,502,926.
Russia's imports from Spain in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
01 Live animals 1,560 0.00 -38.19
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 582,413 0.12 -66.30
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 565 0.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6,858,094 1.44 3,390.83
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 55,136 0.01 22.01
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 848,064 0.18 32.39
10 Cereals 514,989 0.11 5,470.46
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 718,320 0.15 141.11
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,030,690 1.89 26.51
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,619,014 0.34 -3.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11,558,759 2.42 42.08
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 866,873 0.18 -29.17
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 603,515 0.13 -17.43
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,076,775 0.64 4.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,047,723 0.22 -20.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 25,308,794 5.30 10.21
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,756,259 0.58 -44.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 23,289,445 4.87 63.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,937,173 0.61 19.08
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,587,576 0.54 7.99
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 995,308 0.21 21.73
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,496,288 0.31 -12.15
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,201,956 1.09 66.81
29 Organic chemicals 7,271,073 1.52 -17.53
30 Pharmaceutical products 44,386,138 9.29 -16.11
31 Fertilizers 2,913,668 0.61 134.91
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 15,816,345 3.31 -0.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 12,309,211 2.58 -23.29
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 3,535,612 0.74 6.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 873,381 0.18 46.24
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 463,523 0.10 -36.83
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 207,367 0.04 160.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,508,427 1.99 -13.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19,217,708 4.02 -2.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,746,772 3.92 -9.44
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 270 0.00 -98.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,823,280 0.38 -7.93
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 712,272 0.15 -52.79
45 Cork and articles of cork 100,343 0.02 -41.85
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 -100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,495,890 1.78 3.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 411,650 0.09 -39.24
52 Cotton 744,200 0.16 57.43
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 11,266 0.00 287.95
54 Man-made filaments 190,204 0.04 31.92
55 Man-made staple fibers 884,773 0.19 9.45
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 729,262 0.15 19.55
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 90,552 0.02 134.69
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 229,045 0.05 115.68
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 608,574 0.13 65.87
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 293,563 0.06 196.51
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,117,335 0.23 26.79
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,989,082 0.63 21.38
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 690,811 0.14 -23.69
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,294,845 1.74 -4.52
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,368 0.00 -45.65
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 130 0.00 -95.76
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 8,565 0.00 347.03
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,338,756 0.28 -45.18
69 Ceramic products 17,083,998 3.57 -30.49
70 Glass and glassware 2,539,035 0.53 -16.38
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,543,275 0.32 1.97
72 Iron and steel 6,991,775 1.46 139.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,771,080 2.46 -38.34
74 Copper and articles thereof 520,226 0.11 71.73
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,481,821 0.31 693.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,344,846 0.70 36.40
79 Zinc and articles thereof 6,426 0.00 -10.97
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10,338 0.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,631,407 0.34 -76.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,009,505 0.63 -17.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 53,750,208 11.25 -49.88
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 34,540,094 7.23 -43.13
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 470,069 0.10 -98.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 52,871,877 11.06 -18.17
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,080,893 0.64 156.74
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,010,016 0.63 -71.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 28,171 0.01 115.36
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 21,955 0.00 1,148.15
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 8,475,254 1.77 -17.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,533,758 0.32 44.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,062,707 0.64 548.21
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 -100.00
SS Classified 150,445 0.03 -60.21
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia