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

Russia’s Trade with Sweden

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Sweden totaled $1,198,913,157, up 22.54% ($220,541,845) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Sweden in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $725,517,123, up 27.27% ($155,451,864) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Sweden in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $473,396,034, up 15.94% ($65,089,981) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sweden in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $252,121,089, a 55.86% increase ($90,361,883) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Sweden was Russia’s 22nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 25th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9833% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.7709% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Sweden was Russia’s 21st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 28th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.0084% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.7168% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Sweden was Russia’s 24th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 27th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9472% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.8616% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Sweden

The major share of Russian exports to Sweden 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) - 66.17% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (58.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.11% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (34.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.68% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (0.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.37% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (2.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.53% of Russia’s total exports to Sweden (2.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Sweden 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 $148,598,433;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $37,624,263;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5,006,828;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $4,865,707.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Sweden in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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) - a decrease of $12,806,465;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $11,589,101;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $6,622,081;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $3,466,668.
Russia’s exports to Sweden in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 453,515 0.06 1,973,531-77.02
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 7,779 0.00 6,90412.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 254 0.00 405,360-99.94
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,945 0.00 7,8001.86
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,570,628 0.35 2,700,032-4.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9,445 0.00 253,775-96.28
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 480,098,873 66.17 331,500,44044.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 124,864,333 17.21 137,670,798-9.30
29 Organic chemicals 9,155,410 1.26 15,777,491-41.97
30 Pharmaceutical products 30,597 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 10,076,055 1.39 21,665,156-53.49
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 140,593 0.02 121,30315.90
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 27,221 0.00 453,003-93.99
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12,637 0.00 1,1481,000.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 556,892 0.08 361,49954.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22,828,024 3.15 17,821,19628.09
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 749 0.00 356110.39
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,096,103 1.53 14,562,771-23.81
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 24,700 0.00 249,707-90.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12,234 0.00 15,362-20.36
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 12,185 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 10,378 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,027,620 0.14 15,1776,670.90
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 454,893 0.06 361,85025.71
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 62,617 0.01 4,0451,448.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 344,471 0.05 244,00841.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 176,188 0.02 7,7972,159.69
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 852-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 45-100.00
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 912,993 0.13 1,243,358-26.57
69 Ceramic products 14,298 0.00 12,92510.62
70 Glass and glassware 1,209,488 0.17 1,904,977-36.51
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 3-100.00
72 Iron and steel 2,014,595 0.28 3,174,580-36.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 796,596 0.11 286,866177.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 152,823 0.02 151,7730.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 11,210,763 1.55 6,345,05676.69
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 90,238-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 169,760 0.02 44,227283.84
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,865,063 0.39 4,517,669-36.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,027,046 0.28 1,974,1752.68
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 763,282 0.11 1,844,590-58.62
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 412,712 0.06 773,004-46.61
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 37,665,039 5.19 40,77692,270.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 376,810 0.05 620,655-39.29
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 3,665-100.00
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 843,813 0.12 854,102-1.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,210 0.00 3883,304.64
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 709-100.00
SS Classified 6,490 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Sweden

The major share of Russian imports from Sweden 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) - 53.05% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (45.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.83% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (26.39% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.03% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (8.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.11% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (8.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.59% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (6.64% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.53% of Russia’s total imports from Sweden (1.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • 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 $32,176,552;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $25,932,551;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $12,882,869;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $9,312,835;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $3,200,722;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,724,333;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $1,709,745.

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $6,930,578;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $5,947,203;
  • 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 $2,234,634;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $1,712,857;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $1,578,782;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $1,573,538.
Russia’s imports from Sweden in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 28,459 0.01 431,957-93.41
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 345,904 0.07 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 339,795 0.07 550,170-38.24
10 Cereals 1,159,526 0.24 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 902,073 0.19 1,905,275-52.65
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10,250 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17,092,350 3.61 16,302,6644.84
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 32,353 0.01 83,730-61.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 327,726 0.07 372,514-12.02
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 315,711 0.07 615,626-48.72
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,378,192 0.29 1,608,614-14.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 486,038 0.10 616,064-21.11
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,781,867 0.38 2,013,016-11.48
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,446,987 0.31 1,671,197-13.42
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 480,870 0.10 501,678-4.15
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 344,953 0.07 452,662-23.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 531,141 0.11 2,243,998-76.33
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 1,573,538-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,964,666 0.42 2,823,324-30.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,263,268 0.27 1,678,777-24.75
29 Organic chemicals 3,231,735 0.68 2,108,54853.27
30 Pharmaceutical products 36,233,914 7.65 23,351,04555.17
31 Fertilizers 123,921 0.03 106,65516.19
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 20,177,192 4.26 20,456,860-1.37
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,266,095 1.11 5,428,283-2.99
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 4,114,332 0.87 5,693,114-27.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,179,074 0.67 2,850,86411.51
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 250,317 0.05 227,21110.17
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,797,906 1.65 7,607,4502.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 27,231,011 5.75 34,161,589-20.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,925,857 0.83 4,075,863-3.68
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 19,562-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 220,920 0.05 89,793146.03
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 44,093 0.01 46,985-6.16
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 981,582 0.21 1,342,739-26.90
45 Cork and articles of cork 298 0.00 338-11.83
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 7,269,701 1.54 5,559,95630.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 20,463,834 4.32 26,411,037-22.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 191,980 0.04 854,737-77.54
52 Cotton 30,882 0.01 24,42826.94
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 736 0.00 949-22.44
54 Man-made filaments 9,978 0.00 10,670-6.49
55 Man-made staple fibers 602,816 0.13 226,251166.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 834,728 0.18 863,596-3.34
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 79,870 0.02 93,953-14.99
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 47,410 0.01 20,106135.80
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,144,914 0.24 1,765,779-35.16
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 88,266 0.02 110,505-20.12
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,069 0.00 11,494-21.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,448 0.00 21,192-45.98
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 151,872 0.03 132,47114.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 72,443 0.02 9707,368.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 167,400 0.04 212,379-21.18
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 60 0.00 320-81.25
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,310,899 0.28 381,744243.40
69 Ceramic products 3,352,597 0.71 151,8752,107.47
70 Glass and glassware 937,367 0.20 1,281,671-26.86
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 1,337-100.00
72 Iron and steel 9,053,743 1.91 7,329,41023.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,063,467 2.76 14,188,525-7.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 153,371 0.03 289,839-47.08
75 Nickel and articles thereof 11,055 0.00 74,440-85.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 660,076 0.14 672,408-1.83
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4,180 0.00 3,74611.59
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,090-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 160,772 0.03 155,9683.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 9,239,888 1.95 8,438,2609.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,649,294 1.19 4,601,05822.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 95,368,250 20.15 69,435,69937.35
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 79,057,737 16.70 46,881,18568.63
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 85,993 0.02 3,5222,341.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 66,757,666 14.10 57,444,83116.21
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,678 0.00 300,382-98.44
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,876,871 2.09 9,879,377-0.03
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,103 0.00 6,774-68.95
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 99 0.00 358-72.35
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 3,004,561 0.63 5,239,195-42.65
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 655,287 0.14 243,020169.64
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 796,209 0.17 1,381,349-42.36
SS Classified 2,088 0.00 586,694-99.64

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