Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade with Latvia in the 4th 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 Latvia in the fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Latvia

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Latvia totaled $1,323,558,633, up 3.57% ($45,620,382) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $1,209,777,263, up 1.51% ($17,962,165) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $113,781,370, up 32.11% ($27,658,217) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $1,095,995,893, a 0.88% decrease ($9,696,052) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Latvia was Russia’s 22nd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 23rd in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9713% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.9773% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Latvia was Russia’s 20th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.4430% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.4458% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Latvia was Russia’s 53rd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 58th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2170% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1782% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Latvia

The major share of Russian exports to Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 73.98% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (73.29% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.66% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (8.25% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.99% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (7.51% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.33% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (5.67% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.50% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (2.49% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.82% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (2.21% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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 $21,369,026;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $5,067,986.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $5,047,108;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $4,869,094.
Russia’s exports to Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 18,273 0.00 87,211-79.05
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,523,588 0.70 5,664,65950.47
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 196,915 0.02 207,065-4.90
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 739,596 0.06 577,82228.00
10 Cereals 22,468,502 1.86 24,288,100-7.49
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 131,763 0.01 1,187,164-88.90
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8,554,195 0.71 8,737,210-2.09
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,499,070 0.12 916,69263.53
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,985,535 0.41 4,086,61222.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 36,206 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 291,640 0.02 297,056-1.82
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,546,599 0.13 1,557,599-0.71
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 636,622 0.05 770,759-17.40
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 583,891 0.05 619,984-5.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 883,044 0.07 616,39743.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,946,024 0.66 8,056,508-1.37
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 45,708,579 3.78 40,640,59312.47
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 285,560 0.02 124,958128.52
26 Ores, slag and ash 6,410 0.00 7,642-16.12
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 894,703,937 73.96 873,334,9112.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,384,287 0.28 2,373,74542.57
29 Organic chemicals 5,787,967 0.48 3,997,46044.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,481,927 0.29 3,763,020-7.47
31 Fertilizers 34,685,719 2.87 35,740,671-2.95
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 105,987 0.01 189,085-43.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,082,013 0.42 3,154,56561.10
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 3,165,990 0.26 4,043,190-21.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,585 0.00 5,066-9.49
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 29,721 0.00 17,19272.88
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,916,824 0.41 4,108,04319.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,085,358 0.17 3,581,227-41.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,694,092 0.14 6,563,186-74.19
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 8,228-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13,975 0.00 252,818-94.47
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 157 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 24,868,165 2.06 25,279,044-1.63
45 Cork and articles of cork 37 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 36 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,038,632 0.09 288,246260.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,062,747 0.25 2,628,53916.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,249,212 0.10 1,490,143-16.17
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 3,869 0.00 0
52 Cotton 95,459 0.01 61,46755.30
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,524 0.00 6,664-47.12
54 Man-made filaments 18,675 0.00 53,196-64.89
55 Man-made staple fibers 13,136 0.00 16,305-19.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 224,680 0.02 362,015-37.94
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 374 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,897 0.00 3,11257.36
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 17,399 0.00 15,48112.39
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 26,058 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 78,560 0.01 112,582-30.22
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 552,359 0.05 72,103666.07
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 35,164 0.00 94,047-62.61
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 142,685 0.01 76,38186.81
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,094 0.00 37,424-81.04
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 27 0.00 308-91.23
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,102,772 0.09 1,206,455-8.59
69 Ceramic products 1,134,135 0.09 573,94697.60
70 Glass and glassware 1,427,658 0.12 971,70646.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,075,347 0.17 1,920,9158.04
72 Iron and steel 76,536,240 6.33 81,583,348-6.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,582,680 0.46 5,442,1622.58
74 Copper and articles thereof 918,269 0.08 75,6671,113.57
75 Nickel and articles thereof 205,410 0.02 229,969-10.68
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 810,561 0.07 1,622,514-50.04
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,826-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 5,175 0.00 1,791188.94
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 283,019 0.02 243,92716.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 55,391 0.00 91,296-39.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 113,655 0.01 223,683-49.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,819,929 0.65 10,852,403-27.94
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 4,660,573 0.39 4,590,4251.53
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 899,054 0.07 2,858,213-68.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,239,850 0.52 5,815,8377.29
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 618,167 0.05 15,6733,844.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,811,030 0.15 2,156,808-16.03
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6,384 0.00 3401,777.65
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,823-100.00
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 815,550 0.07 611,09733.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 268,762 0.02 334,068-19.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 586,395 0.05 189,391209.62
SS Classified 173,917 0.01 26 320560.78

Russia’s Imports from Latvia

The major share of Russian imports from Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.62% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (35.28% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.96% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (29.28% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.39% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (6.63% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.78% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (8.37% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.55% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (9.82% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.55% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (2.54% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.21% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (1.53% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.17% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (3.68% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $12,177,473;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $11,594,030;
  • 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 $3,031,813;
  • 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 $2,311,316;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,504,720;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $995,007;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - an increase of $981,762;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $742,063;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $706,021;
  • Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery (HS code 58) - an increase of $464,840;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $460,788;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $421,858;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $351,178.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,892,050;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $2,012,126;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,652,140;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,455,539;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $808,598;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $615,218;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $570,945.
Russia’s imports from Latvia in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 10,790 0.01 35,072-69.23
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 931,328 0.82 2,943,454-68.36
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 186,629 0.16 106,28475.59
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 336,977 0.30 205,53763.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 148,246 0.13 85,62173.14
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,387 0.00 736224.32
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 41,391-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 35,645 0.03 42,080-15.29
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 761,129 0.67 1,569,727-51.51
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 206,177 0.18 327,149-36.98
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 885,058 0.78 1,194,147-25.88
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 425,144 0.37 259,36763.92
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,246,195 1.97 1,504,13249.33
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 138,751 0.12 136,8321.40
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 3,204-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,556 0.00 2,897,606-99.81
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 185,856 0.16 268,121-30.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 46,065 0.04 90,649-49.18
29 Organic chemicals 2,774,490 2.44 2,470,49712.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 25,835,908 22.71 13,658,43589.16
31 Fertilizers 51,547 0.05 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,066,251 0.94 644,39365.47
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,649,950 1.45 1,408,66117.13
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 478,900 0.42 658,761-27.30
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 128,190 0.11 23,095455.06
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 265,208 0.23 74,282257.03
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,119,408 5.38 6,134,832-0.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 218,816 0.19 55,854291.76
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 41,300 0.04 4,093909.04
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 753,386 0.66 1,368,604-44.95
45 Cork and articles of cork 6,633 0.01 3,75176.83
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 38,227 0.03 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,634,464 3.19 3,721,711-2.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,146,160 1.89 2,117,7851.34
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 43,215 0.04 17,347149.12
52 Cotton 97,184 0.09 29,967224.30
54 Man-made filaments 4,471 0.00 3,49328.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 67,738 0.06 52,76228.38
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 808,703 0.71 102,682687.58
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 48-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 581,759 0.51 116,919397.57
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 73,781 0.06 24,305203.56
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,094,932 0.96 113,170867.51
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 497,950 0.44 158,452214.26
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 542,836 0.48 766,092-29.14
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 205,146 0.18 776,091-73.57
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,543 0.01 20,225-57.76
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,520 0.01 2,825130.80
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 1-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,288 0.00 1,04623.14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 66,514 0.06 59,84811.14
69 Ceramic products 558,741 0.49 334,46567.06
70 Glass and glassware 1,076,289 0.95 880,20522.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,376,988 1.21 1,314,1484.78
72 Iron and steel 2,241,804 1.97 3,697,343-39.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,876,033 2.53 1,371,313109.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 8,868 0.01 5,27768.05
75 Nickel and articles thereof 128 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 603,539 0.53 142,751322.79
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,322 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 500,733 0.44 448,86711.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,041,603 0.92 46,5962,135.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,735,045 19.98 11,141,015104.07
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 12,818,914 11.27 9,787,10130.98
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 64,247 0.06 4,1721,439.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,049,683 0.92 698,50550.28
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 172,907 0.15 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,102,303 6.24 8,754,443-18.87
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 13,956-100.00
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 3,021,045 2.66 709,729325.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 383,664 0.34 208,08884.38
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 249,932 0.22 226,17810.50
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 27,785 0.02 6354,275.59
SS Classified 7,446 0.01 37 230-80.00
Share the publication on:

Reports and reviews archive

2018 г.:JanFebMarAprMay
2017 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2016 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia