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Russian trade with New Zealand 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 New Zealand in the second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with New Zealand was $28,253,725, down 81.45% ($124,032,004) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $956,330, down 99.25% ($126,335,844) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $27,297,395, up 9.22% ($2,303,840) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade with New Zealand went from a surplus of $102,298,619 in the 2nd quarter of 2015, to a deficit of $26,341,065 in the 2nd quarter of 2016.

New Zealand was Russia’s 101st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 76th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0260% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1117% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

New Zealand was Russia’s 143rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 64th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0014% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1390% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

New Zealand was Russia’s 77th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 78th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0644% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0558% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 30.96% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 22.56% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.22% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.98% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.71% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.82% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.72% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (98.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $96,698;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $53,807;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $33,543;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $30,000;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $18,265;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $15,402;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $14,113;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $13,537;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $11,194;
  • 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 $5,216;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $4,475.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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 $125,817,404;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $80,418;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $55,625;
  • 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 $37,812;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $23,909;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $23,404;
  • 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 $22,236;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $17,917;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $13,358;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $6,994;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $6,688;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $5,212;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $3,474;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $3,398;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $3,132.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 2,755-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,379 0.14 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 998 0.10 9257.89
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,393 0.15 452,995.56
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 410-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,512 0.26 20,429-87.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 35,346 3.70 1,8031,860.40
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 17,078 1.79 1,676918.97
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 21,669 2.27 3,404536.57
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,921 0.20 3,004-36.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 213,766 22.35 159,95933.64
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 125,817,404-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 37,812-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 48 0.01 23,452-99.80
31 Fertilizers 102,950 10.77 89,41315.14
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 30,000 3.14 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 255 0.03 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 691-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,250 0.24 8,938-74.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,185 0.54 18,543-72.04
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 215,768 22.56 271,393-20.50
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 19 0.00 1,046-98.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 2,379-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 98,483 10.30 1,7855,417.25
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 3,474-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 127-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 827-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 650 0.07 3,782-82.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,094 0.11 6,306-82.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,289 0.34 3,1305.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 60-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 471 0.05 1,464-67.83
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 80,418-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 981-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 25,065 2.62 24,2783.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 795 0.08 137480.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,385-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 162 0.02 7,156-97.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 3,398-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 102,269 10.69 126,178-18.95
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 29,775 3.11 52,011-42.75
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 14,129 1.48 1688,206.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,197 1.69 5,003223.75
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 6,938 0.73 1,722302.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,475 0.47 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 503,055-100.00

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.69% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (86.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.09% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (7.70% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.17% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (3.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.98% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $4,345,546;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $444,655;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $400,202;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $381,472;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $144,766;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $106,323.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $696,337;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $513,287;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $400,230;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $388,337;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $372,601;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $333,979;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $263,748;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $229,837;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $142,959.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,662,805 20.74 6,035,406-6.17
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,254,422 8.26 2,642,759-14.69
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,170,606 11.62 3,866,943-18.01
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 22,641 0.08 5,987278.17
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 12,337 0.05 51,568-76.08
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 19,760 0.07 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,839,497 14.07 4,069,334-5.65
10 Cereals 149,691 0.55 662,978-77.42
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 397,851 1.46 253,08557.20
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 173-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,428,155 27.21 3,082,609140.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,251,660 4.59 870,18843.84
29 Organic chemicals 1,985 0.01 144,944-98.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 56,940 0.21 390,919-85.43
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 352 0.00 1,681-79.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 16,758 0.06 4,841246.17
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 5,896 0.02 26,712-77.93
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 404,005 1.48 3,80310,523.32
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 39,721 0.15 303,469-86.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 56,261 0.21 98,513-42.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,483 0.04 4 413137.55
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 10,037 0.04 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 5,768-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 98 0.00 6,197-98.42
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 957-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 18,800 0.07 15412,107.79
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,439 0.01 1,793-19.74
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 782-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 263,242 0.96 305,719-13.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,674 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 46,229-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 429 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 256,101 0.94 149,77870.99
74 Copper and articles thereof 997 0.00 181450.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 26-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,623 0.02 20,129-77.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,186 0.00 402,865.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 736,820 2.70 1,137,050-35.20
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 281,093 1.03 352,783-20.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 47,226 0.17 7860,446.15
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 8,600-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 869,421 3.18 424,766104.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,713 0.01 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,301-100.00
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 18 0.00 4,687-99.62
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 190 0.00 620-69.35
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 462 0.00 1,792-74.22
SS Classified 0 0.00 3,800-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia