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Russian trade with Denmark in 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 Denmark in 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Denmark was $2,231,211,955, down 20.82% ($586,851,147) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2016 were $1,400,462,964, down 27.94% ($543,050,470) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2016 were $830,748,991, down 5.01% ($43,800,677) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Denmark in 2016 was $569,713,973, a 46.70% decrease ($499,249,793) over 2015.

Denmark was Russia’s 39th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 34th in 2015), accounting for 0.4770% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5355% in 2015).

Denmark was Russia’s 40th largest export market in 2016 (down from 35th in 2015), accounting for 0.4905% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5656% in 2015).

Denmark was Russia’s 35th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 33rd in 2015), accounting for 0.4558% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4787% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 69.12% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (78.31% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 17.70% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (12.48% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.02% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (3.35% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.97% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (3.68% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.17% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (1.58% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8,073,071;
  • 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 $6,192,986;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $5,964,590;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $5,569,750.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2016 over 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 $553,905,665;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $10,775,860;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $5,018,639.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,667,790 0.19 1,063,538150.84
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 204,752 0.01 58,905247.60
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 27,732 0.00 0
10 Cereals 13,048,779 0.93 4,975,708162.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,374,968 0.10 856,95660.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17,693,809 1.26 14,687,98320.46
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 46 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,196,109 0.23 775,517312.13
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 41,785 0.00 23,90374.81
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 31,851,592 2.27 42,627,452-25.28
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 133,991 0.01 74,33480.26
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,126 0.00 618,666.67
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 967,974,682 69.12 1,521,880,347-36.40
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 11,774,463 0.84 5,581,477110.96
29 Organic chemicals 226,433 0.02 95,580136.90
30 Pharmaceutical products 23,953 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 16,115,843 1.15 21,134,482-23.75
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,341,973 0.10 1,879,376-28.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 100 0.00 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 760 0.00 531,333.96
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 113,026 0.01 63,03379.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 562,293 0.04 1,177,545-52.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 227,707 0.02 691,927-67.09
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 573,283 0.04 557,1292.90
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 67,399,754 4.81 68,878,039-2.15
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,107,760 0.15 2,544,299-17.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 51,877 0.00 83,986-38.23
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 227,694 0.02 167,36836.04
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 287,759 0.02 360,051-20.08
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7,727 0.00 3,594115.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 29 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 450 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3,614 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 286,634 0.02 343,860-16.64
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,529 0.00 622145.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 66,795 0.00 35,01790.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,124,241 0.15 1,296,30963.87
69 Ceramic products 92,688 0.01 893,798-89.63
70 Glass and glassware 45,609 0.00 108,980-58.15
72 Iron and steel 234,056,368 16.71 235,320,862-0.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,279,074 0.09 3,940,584-67.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,599 0.00 2,675-40.22
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,436,094 0.46 3,252,79397.86
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 7,719-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 115,387 0.01 17,974541.97
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,964,940 0.43 3501,704,168.57
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,271,091 0.16 1,684,64234.81
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 609,715 0.04 921,317-33.82
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 496,529 0.04 255,85094.07
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,569,750 0.40 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 899,159 0.06 465,14293.31
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 721,360 0.05 267,820169.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 53,702 0.00 91,869-41.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,345 0.00 3,72697.13
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 28,887 0.00 41,572-30.51
SS Classified 70,809 0.01 4 317 365-98.36

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 41.47% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (36.78% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.79% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (38.74% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.91% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (14.90% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.29% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (1.94% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15,936,094;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $12,220,657;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,151,398;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $4,142,494;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $3,751,626;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,584,029.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $46,744,688;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $10,685,536;
  • 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 $7,340,437;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $7,101,246;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $6,078,232;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $3,300,953.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 5,814,497 0.70 7,424,315-21.68
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,085,761 0.25 2,187,544-4.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 96,886 0.01 3,397,839-97.15
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,343,843 0.40 4,571,824-26.86
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 13,608,807 1.64 9,857,18138.06
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 143,450 0.02 135,6545.75
10 Cereals 3,584,029 0.43 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,686,168 0.44 5,306,624-30.54
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11,556,264 1.39 9,354,79123.53
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9,215,319 1.11 8,600,6727.15
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,089,851 0.13 925,60817.74
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,112,940 0.25 1,818,95916.16
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,759,648 0.21 1,650,8406.59
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 962,017 0.12 815,22518.01
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 13,105,239 1.58 19,183,471-31.68
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 746,303 0.09 615,17221.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12,627,283 1.52 13,104,264-3.64
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,499,552 0.18 1,546,759-3.05
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 41,874,863 5.04 37,732,36910.98
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,285,026 0.40 2,089,44357.22
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,643,732 0.32 4,865,526-45.66
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 132,437 0.02 282,470-53.11
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 525,043 0.06 987,193-46.81
29 Organic chemicals 4,244,458 0.51 2,455,36572.86
30 Pharmaceutical products 109,825,341 13.22 156,570,029-29.86
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 3,142-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 11,488,948 1.38 12,122,845-5.23
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,733,802 0.21 2,187,772-20.75
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 5,008,390 0.60 5,746,353-12.84
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 59,695,467 7.19 60,249,925-0.92
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 89 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 61,813,558 7.44 72,499,094-14.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20,153,785 2.43 20,468,803-1.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,220,613 0.75 5,552,93112.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 103,115 0.01 38,985164.50
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 28,592 0.00 22,38827.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 590,793 0.07 1,311,642-54.96
45 Cork and articles of cork 788 0.00 63224.68
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 463 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,463,272 0.54 4,891,968-8.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,321,461 0.16 1,814,061-27.15
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 9,530 0.00 2,495281.96
52 Cotton 4,649 0.00 124,034-96.25
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 136 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 10,882 0.00 10,0298.51
55 Man-made staple fibers 764,554 0.09 852,308-10.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,060,292 0.37 1,820,77568.08
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,091,811 0.13 1,047,5314.23
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 47,445 0.01 38,32723.79
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 488,263 0.06 1,102,079-55.70
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3,540 0.00 49,097-92.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 353,603 0.04 459,470-23.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 214,532 0.03 233,612-8.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 749,609 0.09 804,503-6.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 41,599 0.01 19,811109.98
65 Headgear and parts thereof 14,575 0.00 49,790-70.73
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 963 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 47,525 0.01 43,02310.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,710,389 0.33 2,974,081-8.87
69 Ceramic products 870,992 0.10 650,74533.85
70 Glass and glassware 1,426,400 0.17 1,261,03613.11
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11,264 0.00 16,194-30.44
72 Iron and steel 290,013 0.03 1,223,604-76.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,852,370 1.31 10,300,1495.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,029,111 0.12 1,401,932-26.59
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,343 0.00 986340.47
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,754,780 0.45 1,736,587116.22
79 Zinc and articles thereof 10,390 0.00 8,08928.45
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,034,496 0.12 240,225330.64
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 494,240 0.06 742,739-33.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,558,818 0.19 1,285,89321.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 230,338,804 27.73 214,402,7107.43
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 38,671,121 4.65 46,011,558-15.95
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 106,028 0.01 15,504583.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 11,038,339 1.33 6,886,94160.28
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 27,785,768 3.34 15,565,11178.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 36,552,448 4.40 38,769,686-5.72
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 135,313 0.02 20,564558.01
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 251-100.00
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 2,961,514 0.36 4,518,451-34.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28,160,067 3.39 35,261,313-20.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,853,394 0.22 2,103,304-11.88
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 7,673-100.00
SS Classified 3,187 0.00 97 780-96.74

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