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Russian trade with New Zealand 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 New Zealand in the fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with New Zealand totaled $101,027,838, up 47.47% ($32,518,278) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $36,305,167, up 1.19% ($426,424) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $64,722,671, up 98.35% ($32,091,854) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade balance with New Zealand went from a surplus of $3,247,926 in the 4th quarter of 2015, to a deficit of $28,417,504 in the 4th quarter of 2016.

New Zealand was Russia’s 85th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 88th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0741% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0524% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

New Zealand was Russia’s 91st largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 87th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0433% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0435% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

New Zealand was Russia’s 65th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 74th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1234% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0675% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

The major share of Russian exports to New Zealand 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) - 92.29% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (97.08% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.70% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.15% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.25% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.28% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.17% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.51% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $843,586;
  • 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 $142,950;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $137,668;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $125,945;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $118,717;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $112,883.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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) - a decrease of $1,332,213.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 898 0.00 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,426 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 249 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 564 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,562 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 407 0.00 7,813-94.79
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7,286 0.02 7,759-6.10
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 42,118 0.12 9,058364.98
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,962 0.01 1,54891.34
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,137 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,459 0.01 1,35182.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 121,397 0.33 112,9907.44
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,851 0.02 1648,968.75
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 33,499,927 92.27 34,832,140-3.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 409,000 1.13 266,05053.73
29 Organic chemicals 32 0.00 2528.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 1,641-100.00
31 Fertilizers 124,550 0.34 83,93148.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 177,243 0.49 89,42998.19
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,125 0.01 2,35332.81
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 114 0.00 6965.22
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 2,531-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,538 0.01 6,727-32.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 100,036 0.28 5,5851,691.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 805-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 295,764 0.81 182,88161.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 126,480 0.35 53523,541.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,767 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 182,965 0.50 45,297303.92
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 696-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 6,840-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 17,275-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,442 0.01 10,058-65.78
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 134 0.00 7,543-98.22
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 3,108-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 774-100.00
72 Iron and steel 118,845 0.33 12892,747.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,524 0.05 50,135-67.04
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,130-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 843,586 2.32 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 1,518-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,582 0.01 465455.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 53,212 0.15 70,026-24.01
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 33,603 0.09 17,07096.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 596 0.00 3,594-83.42
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 0 0.00 2,132-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,368 0.01 2,2614.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 11-100.00
SS Classified 106,418 0.29 22 445374.13

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 95.08% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (90.79% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.69% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (5.22% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.25% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (2.04% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.56% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.08% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $31,831,023;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,600,703;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $428,261;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $345,902;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $319,673.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,404,087;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $749,557.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,428,972 6.84 5,833,059-24.07
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,579,834 7.08 2,979,13153.73
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 42,370,457 65.46 10,539,434302.02
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 15,835 0.02 7,773103.72
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 12,893 0.02 15,096-14.59
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 92,935 0.14 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 663,277 1.02 738,391-10.17
10 Cereals 0 0.00 117,988-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,029,408 1.59 1,778,965-42.13
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 33,035-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,453 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6,142,112 9.49 5,796,2105.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,203,109 3.40 1,774,84824.13
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 11,847-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 2,978 0.00 495501.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 89,080 0.14 258,993-65.61
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 1,376-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,984 0.01 15,838-74.85
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 331,159 0.51 11,4862,783.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 272,875 0.42 334,290-18.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 103,312 0.16 35,013195.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,800 0.01 8,780-11.16
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 7,718 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,506 0.00 451233.92
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 145 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 35-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 3,883 0.01 4,544-14.55
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 951-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 9,499-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 6,294-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 357,936 0.55 322,90410.85
65 Headgear and parts thereof 648 0.00 7,648-91.53
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 17 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 230 0.00 17630.68
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 32,804 0.05 0
72 Iron and steel 17 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 160,900 0.25 244,155-34.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 787-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,282-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 16,578 0.03 15,5776.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,560 0.01 1272,703.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 512,868 0.79 676,123-24.15
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 354,823 0.55 199,39777.95
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,852 0.02 11,221-12.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 862,877 1.33 817,5835.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 16,722-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 186 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 0 0.00 271-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 44,625 0.07 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25 0.00 3,022-99.17
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia