Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

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

Russia’s Trade with Macedonia

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Macedonia was $134,457,200, down 5.49% ($7,807,205) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Macedonia in 2016 were $52,574,102, down 10.95% ($6,464,605) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Macedonia in 2016 were $81,883,098, down 1.61% ($1,342,600) from 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Macedonia in 2016 was $29,308,996, a 21.18% increase ($5,122,005) over 2015.

Macedonia was Russia’s 106th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 104th in 2015), accounting for 0.0287% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0270% in 2015).

Macedonia was Russia’s 109th largest export market in 2016 (up from 110th in 2015), accounting for 0.0184% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0172% in 2015).

Macedonia was Russia’s 84th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 81st in 2015), accounting for 0.0449% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0456% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Macedonia

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 79.87% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (41.32% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.07% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (0.66% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.48% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (0.38% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.95% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (55.64% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.37% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (1.01% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.14% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (0.78% in 2015).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $23,618,400;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,855,801;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,092,102;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $434,566;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $175,868.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Macedonia in 2016 over 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 $30,093,764;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6,022,379;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $595,876;
  • Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 14) - a decrease of $168,231.
Russia’s exports to Macedonia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 205,274 0.39 69,388195.84
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 168,231-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10,852 0.02 14,829-26.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 23,439 0.04 16,32243.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9,875 0.02 16,586-40.46
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 351,551 0.67 175,683100.11
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,242,540 8.07 386,739997.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 902 0.00 30,094,666-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 2,934-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 59,135 0.11 26,887119.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,305 0.00 1,662-21.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 60,581 0.12 1,9133,066.81
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 0 0.00 11,631-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 24,835 0.05 43,755-43.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 72,256 0.14 64,24112.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,857,556 3.53 2,453,432-24.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 167 0.00 145,875-99.89
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 11,774 0.02 23,410-49.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,108,594 4.01 16,49212,685.56
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 246,492 0.47 207,54318.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,419 0.00 623,550.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 921-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 493 0.00 6,207-92.06
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 134 0.00 1,402-90.44
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 2,695-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 847 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 485-100.00
69 Ceramic products 15,895 0.03 0
70 Glass and glassware 15,119 0.03 57,777-73.83
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 33,072-100.00
72 Iron and steel 41,913,470 79.72 18,295,070129.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 77,092 0.15 6,099,471-98.74
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 11-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 18-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 2,016-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 772,706 1.47 338,140128.52
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 142,890 0.27 103,86137.58
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 131,129 0.25 77,05270.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 96-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 197,125 0.37 76,849156.51
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 14,510 0.03 9781,383.64
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25 0.00 0
SS Classified 4,120 0.01 3611,041.27

Russia’s Imports from Macedonia

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 68.97% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (67.07% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.48% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (10.16% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 11.38% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (11.23% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.93% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (8.62% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.05% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (1.49% in 2015).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,479,190;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,444,108;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,144,438;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $249,676.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,310,232;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $2,323,692;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,562,647;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,125,084;
  • 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 $395,432;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $250,889.
Russia’s imports from Macedonia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 31,310 0.04 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9,388,079 11.47 11,711,771-19.84
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 31,231,492 38.14 27,752,30212.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 137,193 0.17 118,03416.23
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 336,428 0.41 268,37225.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10,287 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,149 0.00 1,564,796-99.86
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 266,309 0.33 220,67020.68
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 224,583 0.27 247,155-9.13
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,003,032 1.22 1,236,930-18.91
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 13,847,958 16.91 12,703,5209.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 90 0.00 587-84.67
29 Organic chemicals 7 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 11,777,909 14.38 8,333,80141.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,014 0.01 8,803-43.04
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 10,633 0.01 101,105-89.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 59,525 0.07 9,121552.61
40 Rubber and articles thereof 191 0.00 4,725-95.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12,284 0.02 15,726-21.89
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 384 0.00 52,889-99.27
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 205,237 0.25 66,141210.30
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 156-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 249 0.00 2,680-90.71
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 509 0.00 5,966-91.47
52 Cotton 63,912 0.08 262,380-75.64
55 Man-made staple fibers 24,156 0.03 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 20,615 0.03 11,00387.36
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,760,092 2.15 1,686,3454.37
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,376,578 7.79 6,410,835-0.53
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 352,113 0.43 502,200-29.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 716,201 0.87 466,52553.52
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,250 0.01 3,623100.11
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 35,839 0.04 15,697128.32
70 Glass and glassware 3,799 0.00 1,94095.82
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 1,125,084-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 35,333 0.04 20,30474.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 76 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,934 0.00 90,876-95.67
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 12-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 2,318-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 884,144 1.08 4,194,376-78.92
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 1,863,052 2.28 2,258,484-17.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 469,081 0.57 472,274-0.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,485 0.00 252,374-99.41
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 192,695 0.24 320,956-39.96
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 520,835 0.64 702,580-25.87
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 262-100.00
SS Classified 1,056 0.00 0

Reports and reviews archive

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