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

Russia's Trade with the Netherlands

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with the Netherlands was $7,138,519,254, down 37.53% ($4,289,035,711) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to the Netherlands in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $6,564,894,527, down 39.19% ($4,230,599,104) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from the Netherlands in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $573,624,727, down 9.25% ($58,436,607) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with the Netherlands in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $5,991,269,800, a 41.05% decrease ($4,172,162,497) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

The Netherlands was Russia's 3rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 2nd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 7.3362% of Russia's total trade (down from 8.6377% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The Netherlands was Russia's largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 10.6977% of Russia's total exports (down from 11.9596% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The Netherlands was Russia's 13th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 15th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.5961% of Russia's total imports (up from 1.5038% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to the Netherlands

The major share of Russian exports to the Netherlands 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) - 79.66% of Russia's total exports to the Netherlands (79.88% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.75% of Russia's total exports to the Netherlands (17.11% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.19% of Russia's total exports to the Netherlands (1.10% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.85% of Russia's total exports to the Netherlands (0.73% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $48,260,817.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to the Netherlands 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 $3,392,356,703;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $423,348,367;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $394,959,279;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $101,446,481;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $79,075,168;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $20,689,814.
Russia's exports to the Netherlands in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 52,622,471 0.80 -1.62
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 -100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 87,117 0.00 45.53
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 92,545 0.00
10 Cereals 48,274,190 0.74 360,882.50
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 106,609 0.00 158.41
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 960,930 0.01 173.78
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 4,808 0.00 -68.58
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,528,125 0.04 -18.42
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 509,167 0.01 -24.50
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 674,175 0.01 12.22
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,333 0.00 -55.66
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 138,258 0.00 493.28
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 66,767 0.00 1,751.55
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 106,846 0.00 -65.85
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 15,427,134 0.23 -21.73
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 80,504 0.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,770,479 0.03 27.49
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,693,868 0.04 -45.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,225,033,991 79.59 -39.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12,606,873 0.19 21.69
29 Organic chemicals 96,490,257 1.47 23.05
30 Pharmaceutical products 109,878 0.00 -88.68
31 Fertilizers 26,465,283 0.40 14.81
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 85,030 0.00 775.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,929,226 0.03 74.69
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 300,641 0.00 597.35
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 108,400 0.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,183 0.00 -98.93
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,138,102 0.02 -48.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,220,780 0.05 63.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,417,394 0.02 171.54
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 124,008 0.00 -57.92
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23,102,224 0.35 19.89
45 Cork and articles of cork 8 0.00 166.67
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 2,774,184 0.04 33.78
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,003 0.00 -42.09
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 154,222 0.00 -17.96
54 Man-made filaments 63,088 0.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 26 0.00 -99.98
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 61 0.00 41.86
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 -100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 529 0.00 -92.22
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 44,280 0.00 -48.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,945 0.00 105.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,976 0.00 -44.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 -100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 21,076 0.00 495.87
69 Ceramic products 195 0.00 -99.91
70 Glass and glassware 193,332 0.00 774.25
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 59,241 0.00 -58.29
72 Iron and steel 155,864,178 2.37 -11.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,262,893 0.05 19.99
74 Copper and articles thereof 304,843,519 4.64 -24.97
75 Nickel and articles thereof 308,360,541 4.70 -57.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 97,225,008 1.48 -80.25
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,380,560 0.04 111,506.19
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,611,620 0.04 353.67
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 26,757,337 0.41 -25.77
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,065,414 0.02 -31.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 40,792 0.00 11,968.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,775,374 0.16 19.42
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 5,549,952 0.08 37.16
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 20,246 0.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12,621,221 0.19 105.68
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 19,426 0.00 -99.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,544,054 0.02 -16.13
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,022,840 0.08 112,267.79
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 412,048 0.01 -31.78
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 343,187 0.01 97.15
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 79,579 0.00 1,716.87
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 427 0.00
SS Classified 104,482,549 1.59 17,421.22

Russia's Imports from the Netherlands

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.34% of Russia's total imports from the Netherlands (34.56% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 31.62% of Russia's total imports from the Netherlands (22.73% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 25.30% of Russia's total imports from the Netherlands (33.81% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.43% of Russia's total imports from the Netherlands (2.46% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.33% of Russia's total imports from the Netherlands (2.27% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.65% of Russia's total imports from the Netherlands (1.30% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.51% of Russia's total imports from the Netherlands (1.10% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from the Netherlands 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) - an increase of $25,110,423;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $22,690,937;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3,564,103;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $2,745,893;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $2,043,644.

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

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $59,159,942;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $24,355,595;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7,796,553;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $7,421,501;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $6,714,251;
  • 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 $5,795,451;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $4,692,386;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2,798,229;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2,265,782;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $2,028,160.
Russia's imports from the Netherlands in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
01 Live animals 5,944,660 1.04 34.22
02 Meat and edible meat offal 49,666 0.01
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 20,785,321 3.62 7.66
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 474,726 0.08 425.81
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 22,541,147 3.93 -72.41
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,758,928 1.53 -34.88
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,281,732 0.22 27.44
10 Cereals 625 0.00 -69.44
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 438,915 0.08 -43.22
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,484,269 0.26 26.51
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 133,778 0.02 -41.84
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 48,351 0.01 91.39
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17,916,836 3.12 -27.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,857,170 0.32 3.03
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8,415,683 1.47 48.43
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 17,683,586 3.08 -10.29
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 16,359,576 2.85 1.34
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,140,095 0.90 -35.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,723,104 1.00 55.54
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 9,650,786 1.68 -19.01
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 461,404 0.08 3,542.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,852,411 0.67 40.17
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,717,222 0.65 -25.10
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,793,741 1.01 -12.49
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,198,447 0.38 15.58
29 Organic chemicals 10,776,907 1.88 -40.78
30 Pharmaceutical products 74,579,533 13.00 -24.62
31 Fertilizers 797,429 0.14 83.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,709,189 1.34 6.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,189,106 0.90 11.56
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 10,512,515 1.83 14.68
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6,609,203 1.15 8.96
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 48,674 0.01 11,948.02
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,540,242 0.44 47.16
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 15,936,614 2.78 8.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 51,588,737 8.99 -1.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,787,601 0.49 -16.37
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 7,496 0.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 33,278 0.01 -50.94
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 526 0.00 640.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 771,399 0.13 42.87
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,139 0.00 8.37
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 5,991 0.00 2,047.31
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 173,751 0.03 2,268.79
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,409,273 1.29 1.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,104,207 0.19 248.52
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 -100.00
52 Cotton 68,899 0.01 971.02
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 4,441 0.00 124.41
54 Man-made filaments 246,105 0.04 -11.37
55 Man-made staple fibers 34,437 0.01 -51.61
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,164,635 0.20 3.52
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,551,015 0.27 30.92
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 252,785 0.04 -22.72
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 497,493 0.09 -6.37
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 28,167 0.00 -23.01
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 43,229 0.01 222.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 17,388 0.00 -49.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,696,166 0.82 42.01
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12,377 0.00 -58.85
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,089 0.00 -6.12
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1,174 0.00 2,763.41
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 26,491 0.00 1,187.85
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,730,388 0.30 -1.00
69 Ceramic products 380,303 0.07 8.42
70 Glass and glassware 1,218,955 0.21 -33.86
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 111,572 0.02 764.43
72 Iron and steel 1,046,949 0.18 -7.16
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,687,837 0.99 -17.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 107,997 0.02 -62.75
75 Nickel and articles thereof 64,541 0.01 28.75
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,149,732 0.55 -31.51
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,313 0.00 23.87
79 Zinc and articles thereof 168 0.00 -84.43
80 Tin and articles thereof 20,107 0.00 -40.36
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,367 0.00 -80.56
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,576,287 0.45 140.15
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,269,338 0.22 -10.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 104,401,122 18.20 31.67
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 11,831,753 2.06 -32.88
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
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12,068,938 2.10 -39.25
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 22,690,937 3.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 30,411,530 5.30 13.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 942 0.00 52.18
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 15,011 0.00 -48.38
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 2,112,150 0.37 74.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 164,412 0.03 -20.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,489,346 0.78 -20.05
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19,100 0.00 6,287.96
SS Classified 105,752 0.02 -50.77
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia