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Russian trade with Ireland in the 3rd 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 Ireland in the third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Ireland was $251,943,997, down 13.73% ($40,096,821) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $40,955,317, down 30.67% ($18,119,229) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $210,988,680, down 9.43% ($21,977,592) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $170,033,363, a 2.22% decrease ($3,858,363) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Ireland was Russia’s 59th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 54th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2066% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2301% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Ireland was Russia’s 86th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 79th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0569% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0743% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Ireland was Russia’s 36th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 37th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4222% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4916% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 70.33% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (68.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.80% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (22.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.17% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (3.39% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.04% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (3.64% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.34% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,158,638.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $11,470,302;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $5,373,536;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $949,541;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $669,876;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $338,436;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $206,429;
  • 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 $161,482;
  • 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 $157,582.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 94,022 0.23 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 112 0.00 277-59.57
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 28,496 0.07 67,290-57.65
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 99,295 0.24 56,82674.74
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 325,221 0.79 995,097-67.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,428 0.02 12,528-48.69
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 28,797,595 70.31 40,267,897-28.48
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 157,582-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 1,397,338 3.41 238,700485.40
31 Fertilizers 7,520,319 18.36 12,893,855-41.68
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,011 0.02 1172,727.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 957 0.00 80,526-98.81
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14 0.00 103-86.41
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,034,467 2.53 1,984,008-47.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 170,539 0.42 163,3434.41
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 40,603 0.10 5127,830.27
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 164-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 41 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 66,326 0.16 32,717102.73
70 Glass and glassware 372 0.00 24253.72
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 54-100.00
72 Iron and steel 35,242 0.09 55,767-36.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,471 0.04 4,038283.14
74 Copper and articles thereof 14 0.00 521-97.31
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 56,188-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 222 0.00 1,135-80.44
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,153 0.04 221,582-93.16
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 730,819 1.78 892,301-18.10
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 551,897 1.35 890,333-38.01
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 15,064 0.04 9481,489.03
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,279 0.00 1127,800.00

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 50.23% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (44.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 32.38% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (41.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.67% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (12.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.61% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (0.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $5,386,917;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,755,532;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,563,961;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,726,253;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $1,314,871;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $704,218.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $25,959,548;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $5,068,822;
  • 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 $4,080,260;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,831,188.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 13,323 0.01 6,74897.44
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 258,060-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 9-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,819 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 213 0.00 14843.92
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 159,118 0.08 10,2781,448.14
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,526,952 0.72 902,30869.23
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 27,529 0.01 1,6691,549.43
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 13,858,730 6.57 8,471,81363.59
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 860,228 0.41 640,66234.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,682,352 2.22 5,061,681-7.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,356,536 3.49 12,425,358-40.79
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 330,772 0.16 358,252-7.67
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 26,521 0.01 67,861-60.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 29,904 0.01 16,26883.82
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 690 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,368,842 3.49 7,381,139-0.17
29 Organic chemicals 1,800,911 0.85 1,871,448-3.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 50,281,191 23.83 47,525,6595.80
31 Fertilizers 3,949 0.00 3,23422.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,205,407 1.05 1,753,65425.76
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 32,403,703 15.36 31,699,4852.22
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 364,514 0.17 210,49273.17
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,649,390 1.73 2,334,51956.32
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 947,379 0.45 1,117,775-15.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,107,208 2.42 5,054,4731.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,181,318 0.56 1,215,963-2.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 668,982 0.32 2,500,170-73.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,109 0.00 3,154-64.84
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20,666 0.01 12,72762.38
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21,531 0.01 31,282-31.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 572,329 0.27 508,25612.61
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 15,425 0.01 1,740786.49
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 799 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 620-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 24,342 0.01 12,17599.93
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,434 0.00 226,418.18
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,158 0.00 112933.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 748 0.00 7,503-90.03
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 83,554 0.04 4,8681,616.39
69 Ceramic products 1,708 0.00 814109.83
70 Glass and glassware 47,610 0.02 55,960-14.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11,935 0.01 159,950-92.54
72 Iron and steel 5,194 0.00 12,110-57.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,048,956 0.97 322,703534.94
74 Copper and articles thereof 131,530 0.06 19,901560.92
75 Nickel and articles thereof 82,053 0.04 37,539118.58
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 30,518 0.01 156,375-80.48
80 Tin and articles thereof 939 0.00 69634.91
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 18,822 0.01 21,744-13.44
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 708,053 0.34 246,580187.15
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 367,213 0.17 558,911-34.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,188,041 12.41 52,147,589-49.78
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 7,217,665 3.42 11,297,925-36.12
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 10,215 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 228,243 0.11 178,05128.19
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,164 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 34,662,740 16.43 32,098,7797.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 264-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 118-100.00
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 63,955 0.03 164,760-61.18
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,581,034 0.75 2,065,783-23.47
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,977,516 0.94 1,933,4452.28
SS Classified 0 0.00 14,790-100.00

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