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

Russia’s Trade with Spain

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Spain was $1,300,051,578, down 18.79% ($300,833,585) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Spain in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $676,492,050, down 3.07% ($21,420,194) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Spain in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $623,559,528, down 30.94% ($279,413,391) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade with Spain went from a deficit of $205,060,675 in the 3rd quarter of 2015, to a surplus of $52,932,522 in the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Spain was Russia’s 20th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 19th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.0663% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.2614% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Spain was Russia’s 25th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 22nd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9403% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8776% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Spain was Russia’s 19th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 14th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.2477% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.9054% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Spain

The major share of Russian exports to Spain 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) - 82.73% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (74.91% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.35% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (17.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.60% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (2.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes codes 28-40) - 2.01% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (3.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Spain 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 $37,270,404;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $7,547,405.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Spain 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 $54,404,069;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $8,877,188;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $4,190,462;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2,263,953;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $2,244,964.
Russia’s exports to Spain in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,868,073 0.28 1,717,2358.78
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 74,406-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 409 0.00 72468.06
10 Cereals 3,130,169 0.46 7,320,631-57.24
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,108,860 0.16 301,342267.97
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,547,405 1.12 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,115,664 0.16 160,913593.33
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 216,479 0.03 186,97015.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 62,216 0.01 62,0720.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 4,246-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 113,389 0.02 107,7245.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 59,367 0.01 75,312-21.17
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,370,204 0.35 4,634,157-48.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 53,250 0.01 497,982-89.31
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 559,601,472 82.72 522,331,0687.14
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,002,631 0.44 2,578,62916.44
29 Organic chemicals 1,780,888 0.26 2,461,549-27.65
31 Fertilizers 1,940,630 0.29 10,817,818-82.06
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 56,544 0.01 13,292325.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 113,034 0.02 42,937163.26
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 1,705 0.00 404,162.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 40,900 0.01 136,707-70.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,515,393 0.22 1,783,833-15.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,141,316 0.76 4,770,9417.76
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,172,969 0.47 4,855,611-34.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 139 0.00 15826.67
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 51,040 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,181,802 0.32 1,939,88612.47
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 15 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 22,893 0.00 189,164-87.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,037,420 0.30 1,001,457103.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 21,028 0.00 37,444-43.84
54 Man-made filaments 302,115 0.04 485,531-37.78
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,112,383 0.16 725,02453.43
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 932 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 456 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 130 0.00 11,637-98.88
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,325 0.00 25,689-90.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 35,996 0.01 156,415-76.99
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 707,158 0.10 331,671113.21
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 22 0.00 10,064-99.78
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 117-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 16,689 0.00 63,945-73.90
69 Ceramic products 79,834 0.01 42,96685.81
70 Glass and glassware 949,166 0.14 10,4808,956.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 22,037 0.00 241,121-90.86
72 Iron and steel 52,627,743 7.78 107,031,812-50.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 363,880 0.05 179,359102.88
74 Copper and articles thereof 111 0.00 91,133.33
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,658 0.00 4,058-34.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 11,974,913 1.77 14,219,877-15.79
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 29,711-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,184,751 0.18 683,70373.28
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 531 0.00 22,263-97.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,831,100 0.57 1,963,05095.16
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,541,898 0.23 1,455,6105.93
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 911,602 0.13 297,111206.82
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 21,596 0.00 102,877-79.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 77,592 0.01 131,641-41.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 403,228 0.06 307,26231.23
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,341 0.00 0
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 818,573 0.12 668,32422.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 96,089 0.01 98,131-2.08
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,174 0.00 254362.20
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4,289 0.00 28,453-84.93
SS Classified 1,072,434 0.16 480,726123.09

Russia’s Imports from Spain

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 31.98% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (54.02% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes codes 28-40) - 31.00% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (18.91% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.07% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (13.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.33% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (4.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.96% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (1.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.84% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (1.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $16,624,222;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $12,471,955;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $9,836,527;
  • 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 $4,999,944;
  • 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 $4,485,300;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,797,646;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,479,024.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $235,647,619;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $57,393,392;
  • 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 $10,544,322;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $8,223,484;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $6,062,647;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $4,773,415;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,223,407;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $3,363,780;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2,197,250.
Russia’s imports from Spain in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 60,564 0.01 1,9732,969.64
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,273,385 0.20 1,494 497-14.80
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,420 0.00 343605.54
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6,448,091 1.03 5,206,04823.86
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 24,379 0.00 27,207-10.39
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 789,425 0.13 877,922-10.08
10 Cereals 0 0.00 21,500-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 463,257 0.07 668,132-30.66
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 739,725 0.12 262,827181.45
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 981,081 0.16 1,599,903-38.68
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 99 0.00 4,973-98.01
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11,873,123 1.90 9,394,09926.39
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 503,084 0.08 1,475,144-65.90
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,196,319 0.19 931,10728.48
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,091,831 0.66 7,455,611-45.12
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,163,699 0.19 1,414 473-17.73
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 31,003,818 4.97 32,754,669-5.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,508,415 0.40 4,705,665-46.69
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 37,162,186 5.96 41,935,601-11.38
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,436,909 0.55 3,919,657-12.32
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,748,920 0.44 4 474,688-38.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,122,438 0.18 732,77253.18
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,839,167 0.29 2,932,715-37.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8,001,216 1.28 3,515,916127.57
29 Organic chemicals 10,217,168 1.64 10,937,341-6.58
30 Pharmaceutical products 60,224,222 9.66 43,600,00038.13
31 Fertilizers 565,487 0.09 547,4643.29
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 19,856,173 3.18 20,073,104-1.08
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 21,968,026 3.52 21,151,5743.86
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 5,898,335 0.95 6,074 484-2.90
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,060,577 0.17 706,62250.09
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 397,521 0.06 435,428-8.71
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 141,742 0.02 142,953-0.85
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 18,215,238 2.92 8,378,711117.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,750,197 4.29 34,973,681-23.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 20,029,523 3.21 20,229,231-0.99
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 45,956 0.01 61,563-25.35
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,145,302 0.34 1,958,9829.51
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 230,711 0.04 177,55829.94
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,953,020 0.31 1,671,69116.83
45 Cork and articles of cork 88,627 0.01 202,916-56.32
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 37,711 0.01 37,5520.42
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,983,085 1.44 9,672,708-7.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 386,064 0.06 486,708-20.68
50 Silk 7,991 0.00 6811,651.47
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 883 0.00 13,788-93.60
52 Cotton 1,102,212 0.18 501,301119.87
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 4,432 0.00 2,186102.74
54 Man-made filaments 315,717 0.05 139,051127.05
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,540,193 0.25 550,127179.97
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 834,674 0.13 654,89527.45
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 28,822 0.00 53,316-45.94
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 236,479 0.04 42,844451.95
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 407,600 0.07 799,128-48.99
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 163,564 0.03 199,718-18.10
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,300,436 0.21 1,280,4551.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,969,949 0.48 3,220,036-7.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,304,544 0.21 875,07049.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,131,005 1.30 7,031,49215.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 45,010 0.01 16,895166.41
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4,990 0.00 490918.37
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 78,363 0.01 2,8332,666.08
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,337,934 0.37 2,739,882-14.67
69 Ceramic products 22,964,759 3.68 29,027,406-20.89
70 Glass and glassware 2,446,686 0.39 3,090,529-20.83
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,314,911 0.37 1,705,81135.71
72 Iron and steel 10,543,332 1.69 14,766,739-28.60
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,857,412 3.02 18,493,2441.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 328,750 0.05 265,28023.93
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,464,909 0.23 1,374,1486.60
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,707,321 0.43 4,130,217-34.45
79 Zinc and articles thereof 17,107 0.00 10,99955.53
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 831 0.00 1,048-20.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,640,594 0.26 1,451,19613.05
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,895,997 0.62 2,890,78134.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 71,761,405 11.51 129,154,797-44.44
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 36,335,386 5.83 46,879,708-22.49
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 970,139 0.16 977,993-0.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 77,923,558 12.50 65,451,60319.06
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,317,588 0.85 240,965,207-97.79
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,124,813 1.14 4,427,16764.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 30,288 0.00 14,059115.43
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 77,947 0.01 56213,769.57
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 14,353,373 2.30 9,353,42953.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,260,812 0.36 1,349,62467.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,361,978 0.38 718,907228.55
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 564 0.00 895,285-99.94
SS Classified 416,034 0.07 225,89284.17

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