Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade with Canada in the 2nd 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 Canada in the second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Canada

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Canada was $264,532,916, down 21.71% ($73,377,163) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $94,594,153, down 43.51% ($72,850,421) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $169,938,763, down 0.31% ($526,742) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $75,344,610, a 2,394.09% increase ($72,323,679) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Canada was Russia's 53rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 51st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2431% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.2479% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Canada was Russia's 63rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 57th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1424% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.1829% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Canada was Russia's 43rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4009% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.3806% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Canada

The major share of Russian exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 46.15% of Russia's total exports to Canada (25.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 31.17% of Russia's total exports to Canada (20.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.35% of Russia's total exports to Canada (4.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.21% of Russia's total exports to Canada (25.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.06% of Russia's total exports to Canada (4.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.92% of Russia's total exports to Canada (1.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $6,448,491;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,894,994;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,467,726;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $858,378;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $427,333;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $378,007;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $362,469;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $291,200.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd 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 $37,721,733;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $8,309,762;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $5,156,625;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,877,379;
  • 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 $1,701,216;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,050,972;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,022,234;
  • 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 $375,678.
Russia's exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 561,419 0.59 798,978-29.73
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,309 0.01 125,932-94.20
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 513 0.00 220133.18
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,428 0.01 11,385-34.76
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 29,579 0.03 62,881-52.96
10 Cereals 4,273 0.00 20,023-78.66
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 111,379 0.12 53,306108.94
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 36 0.00 265-86.42
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,244 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 34,489 0.04 1,8551,759.25
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,520 0.00 1,34487.50
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 46,693 0.05 28,67062.86
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 135,000 0.14 141,561-4.63
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 143,377 0.15 51,988175.79
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 143,692 0.15 75,12391.28
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 43,922 0.05 19,764122.23
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 332,052 0.35 604,777-45.10
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 200 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 207,603 0.22 287,793-27.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 25,988 0.03 7193,514.46
26 Ores, slag and ash 378,020 0.40 132,907,746.15
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,522,094 4.78 42,243,827-89.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,438,053 5.75 7,139,269-23.83
29 Organic chemicals 505,062 0.53 714 457-29.31
31 Fertilizers 8,701,093 9.20 13,857,718-37.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,000 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 29,160 0.03 10,024190.90
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 1,336 0.00 71088.17
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 41,280 0.04 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 264,170 0.28 156,19269.13
39 Plastics and articles thereof 934,051 0.99 75,6731,134.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 27,736,722 29.32 21,288,23130.29
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 767 0.00 815-5.89
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13,380 0.01 3445,900.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,301,527 4.55 5,352,499-19.64
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 2-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 399,688 0.42 1,421,922-71.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 89,242 0.09 110,478-19.22
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 356 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 404,803 0.43 113,603256.33
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 148 0.00 202-26.73
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,882 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13,161 0.01 16,649-20.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,926 0.00 6,366-69.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,273 0.01 51,711-82.07
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 45,020 0.05 24 41984.36
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,066 0.00 498,197.96
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 4-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 35,123 0.04 34,5361.70
69 Ceramic products 7,457 0.01 26,352-71.70
70 Glass and glassware 10,360 0.01 1,631535.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 169,272 0.18 128,02632.22
72 Iron and steel 26,037,743 27.53 34,447,505-24.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 227,867 0.24 52,294335.74
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,270 0.01 5120,037.25
75 Nickel and articles thereof 141,770 0.15 129,6699.33
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,682,965 2.84 215,2391,146.51
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 1-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 362,469 0.38 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13,606 0.01 24,061-43.45
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10,707 0.01 1347,890.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,373,303 1.45 6,250,682-78.03
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 1,174,741 1.24 1,036,81813.30
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 4,481 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 427,333 0.45 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 20,409 0.02 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,848,387 6.18 953,393513.43
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 116 0.00 49,710-99.77
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 301,922 0.32 677,600-55.44
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 50,682 0.05 13,295281.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 664 0.00 62970.97
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,510 0.01 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 28,632,095-100.00

Russia's Imports from Canada

The major share of Russian imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 42.60% of Russia's total imports from Canada (16.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.40% of Russia's total imports from Canada (41.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.42% of Russia's total imports from Canada (9.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.38% of Russia's total imports from Canada (6.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.68% of Russia's total imports from Canada (1.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $47,029,521;
  • 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 $4,964,629;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,149,235;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $1,715,360;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,677,621;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,606,900;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $835,007;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $617,781.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd 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 $8,818,267;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2,496,421;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2,394,236;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,194,820;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,659,611;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,164,785;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $822,791;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $785,439;
  • 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 $657,651.
Russia's imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 2,685,077 1.58 969,717176.89
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,563,469 0.92 2,386,260-34.48
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,031,670 0.61 983,4954.90
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 42,577 0.03 17,694140.63
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 46,564-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 28,033 0.02 28,805-2.68
10 Cereals 474,019 0.28 386,47722.65
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 441,853 0.26 910,206-51.46
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 13,015 0.01 11,04917.79
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,587-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 180,214 0.11 108,66365.85
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 147,027-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 148,760 0.09 146,6111.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 4,178-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 16,047-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 78,778 0.05 52,48050.11
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 20,041 0.01 39,488-49.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 461,142 0.27 833,564-44.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,310,330 3.12 3,632,70946.18
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 68,060 0.04 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8,070 0.00 16,845-52.09
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,843,644 1.67 2,527,47512.51
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 48,059,714 28.28 1,030,1934,565.12
29 Organic chemicals 36,145 0.02 27,07733.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,989,415 8.23 12,382,51512.98
31 Fertilizers 11,935 0.01 10,78710.64
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 497,932 0.29 406,86922.38
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,169,902 1.87 3,463,870-8.49
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 2,049,450 1.21 2,202,372-6.94
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 69,648 0.04 60,87414.41
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 58,887 0.03 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 89,490 0.05 25,920245.25
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 546,811 0.32 1,332,250-58.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,790,895 1.05 4,287,316-58.23
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,017,836 1.19 2,048,191-1.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 70,574 0.04 40,24775.35
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 414,734 0.24 47,089780.74
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 111,271 0.07 326,613-65.93
45 Cork and articles of cork 976 0.00 283,385.71
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 50,655 0.03 82,530-38.62
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 108,863 0.06 78,81838.12
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 16,409-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 13,207 0.01 215,599-93.87
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 47,825-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 148,517 0.09 176,022-15.63
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 2,427-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 102,409 0.06 60,06570.50
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 217,105 0.13 38,083470.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 196,983 0.12 339,503-41.98
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 221,776 0.13 4,7874,532.88
65 Headgear and parts thereof 866 0.00 25,332-96.58
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 64,525 0.04 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 161,991 0.10 340,193-52.38
69 Ceramic products 55,265 0.03 12,956326.56
70 Glass and glassware 57,184 0.03 144,690-60.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11,652 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 5,234,837 3.08 5,630,354-7.02
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,503,682 5.00 5,354 44758.82
74 Copper and articles thereof 73,495 0.04 103,927-29.28
75 Nickel and articles thereof 122,334 0.07 182,360-32.92
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 353,063 0.21 274,94128.41
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 1-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 150-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 130 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 736,337 0.43 118,556521.09
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,529,510 1.49 3,694,295-31.53
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 147,896 0.09 226,111-34.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 33,304,048 19.60 42,122,315-20.93
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 13,681,109 8.05 8,716,48056.96
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 47,147 0.03 704,798-93.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,020,525 4.13 9,215,345-23.82
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 84,960 0.05 2,479,196-96.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,019,050 3.54 7,678,661-21.61
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,422 0.00 10,800-86.83
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 377 0.00 31,124-98.79
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 799,296 0.47 540,40647.91
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,087,920 0.64 252,913330.16
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 396,255 0.23 179,504120.75
SS Classified 0 0.00 40,404 430-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia