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

Russia’s Trade with Luxembourg

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Luxembourg totaled $51,180,216, up 20.51% ($8,709,824) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $11,081,040, up 21.44% ($1,956,057) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $40,099,176, up 20.25% ($6,753,767) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $29,018,136, a 19.81% increase ($4,797,710) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Luxembourg was Russia’s 98th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 103rd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0420% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0335% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Luxembourg was Russia’s 118th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0154% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0115% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Luxembourg was Russia’s 72nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 75th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0802% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0704% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of Russian exports to Luxembourg 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) - 89.25% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (82.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.22% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (2.77% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.29% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (10.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.46% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (2.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Luxembourg 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) - an increase of $2,334,107;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $100,426;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $99,243;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $80,170;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $66,508.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $634,583;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $69,243;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $42,751.
Russia’s exports to Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,889,275 89.25 7,555,16830.89
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,372 0.06 0
29 Organic chemicals 12,836 0.12 0
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 1,338 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 245,503 2.22 178,99537.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,180 0.06 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 119 0.00 69,362-99.83
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 42,751-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 4,476 0.04 28,639-84.37
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,838 0.03 0
72 Iron and steel 362,226 3.27 996,809-63.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,251 0.02 606271.45
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 338,397 3.05 239,15441.50
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 24,981 0.23 9,847153.69
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 104,078 0.94 3,6522,749.89
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 80,170 0.72 0

Russia’s Imports from Luxembourg

The major share of Russian imports from Luxembourg 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) - 40.65% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (40.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 26.13% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (14.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 15.65% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (17.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.43% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (11.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.98% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (7.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,521,604;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,764,422;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,908,484;
  • 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 $485,873;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $463,329;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $418,488;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $401,491;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $189,203;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $169,969;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $153,650;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $145,921.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $2,165,250;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $1,092,867;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $487,922;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $221,309.
Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 45,494 0.11 58,012-21.58
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 103 0.00 749-86.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,498 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,403 0.02 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,156,863 2.89 1,644,785-29.66
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 718,789 1.79 300,301139.36
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 156,087 0.39 188,978-17.40
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 26,168-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 86,517 0.22 69,18825.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,891,771 17.19 6,811,8131.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,290,725 18.18 4,526,30361.07
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,276,736 15.65 5,875,2456.83
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 771 0.00 2,231-65.44
54 Man-made filaments 6,255 0.02 6,973-10.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,473,109 3.67 2,565,976-42.59
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 111,401 0.28 4,2062,548.62
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 5,163 0.01 21,156-75.60
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,482 0.02 62,883-88.10
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 227-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 385,832 0.96 607,141-36.45
72 Iron and steel 4,155,979 10.36 2,247,49584.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,497,596 11.22 975,992360.82
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,756 0.03 7,73339.09
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 232,312 0.58 175,26132.55
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,338 0.01 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 41,430-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 189,203 0.47 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,374,798 3.43 1,221,14812.58
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 14,596 0.04 7971,731.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,027,087 10.04 3,563,75813.00
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 551,381 1.38 65,508741.70
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 220,829 0.55 74,908194.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 184,413 0.46 14 4441,176.74
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 1,570 0.00 11,583-86.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,319 0.03 7,76732.86
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 2,165,250-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia