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

Russia’s Trade with Portugal

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Portugal totaled $300,070,096, up 59.98% ($112,503,992) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $198,398,847, up 132.66% ($113,123,849) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $101,671,249, down 0.61% ($619,857) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade balance with Portugal went from a deficit of $17,016,108 in the 4th quarter of 2015, to a surplus of $96,727,598 in the 4th quarter of 2016.

Portugal was Russia’s 58th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 68th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2202% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1434% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Portugal was Russia’s 55th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 70th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2366% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1034% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Portugal was Russia’s 56th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 54th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1939% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2116% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Portugal

The major share of Russian exports to Portugal 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) - 73.11% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (87.16% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.19% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (0.02% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.62% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (0.11% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.40% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (3.87% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.67% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (6.80% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Portugal 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 $70,726,925;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $36,000,000;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,109,226;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,772,122.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,220,803.
Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 936,245 0.47 474,51197.31
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 16,875 0.01 54,528-69.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 43,706 0.02 31,45538.95
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 145,055,150 73.11 74,328,22595.15
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 395,508 0.20 20,7471,806.34
29 Organic chemicals 35,153 0.02 417,046-91.57
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 2,220,803-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 4,202-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 568,755 0.29 186,967204.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 44,693 0.02 527,687-91.53
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,263,672 1.14 2,419,789-6.45
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 498,317 0.25 692,753-28.07
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 350 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,457,414 1.74 1,685,292105.15
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 37,797-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,306,469 0.66 1,578,056-17.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,608 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 33,273 0.02 0
54 Man-made filaments 38,980 0.02 43,575-10.55
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 314-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,050 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 139,347 0.07 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 11 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,435 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 805 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 15,507 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 7,109,226 3.58 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,939 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 41,222 0.02 45,789-9.97
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 29,023 0.01 49,758-41.67
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 52,670 0.03 4,2541,138.13
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 35,921 0.02 8,806307.92
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 36,000,000 18.15 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,981 0.00 6,984-43.00
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 250,370 0.13 196,73827.26
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 917 0.00 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 3,922-100.00
SS Classified 12,243 0.01 235 000-94.79

Russia’s Imports from Portugal

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 25.42% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (22.44% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.77% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (30.43% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.27% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (17.93% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 13.52% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (11.09% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.52% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (10.63% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.22% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (3.05% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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 $2,111,910;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,974,302;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $1,737,656;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,685,884;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $835,566;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $810,585;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $742,878;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $608,485;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $583,595;
  • Cork and articles of cork (HS code 45) - an increase of $311,026.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8,125,293;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,488,221;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $712,711;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $574,445;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $570,240;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $552,274;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $551,667.
Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 6,378-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,822,768 1.79 2,535,479-28.11
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,000,417 2.95 3,552,084-15.53
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5,173 0.01 7,252-28.67
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 710,996 0.70 676,8785.04
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 34,534 0.03 64,229-46.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 466,342 0.46 450,2063.58
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 28,924 0.03 117,445-75.37
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 31,598 0.03 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,421 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 198,071 0.19 224,470-11.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 763,344 0.75 574,11932.96
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12,194 0.01 4,127195.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,632,934 4.56 2,658,63274.26
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 307-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 21,919 0.02 20,0689.22
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,196 0.01 2,476231.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 41,283 0.04 37,8029.21
29 Organic chemicals 136,975 0.13 1,625,196-91.57
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,360,407 10.19 10,934,852-5.25
31 Fertilizers 122,373 0.12 107,86513.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 321,729 0.32 891,969-63.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,102,038 1.08 493,553123.29
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 223,075 0.22 304,831-26.82
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 422,665 0.42 468,360-9.76
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 1,630-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 123,811 0.12 16,499650.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,894,643 2.85 2,888,3550.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 788,484 0.78 566,58539.16
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5,943 0.01 3,48670.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 137,165 0.13 69,62097.02
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3,907 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 972,626 0.96 1,200,109-18.96
45 Cork and articles of cork 9,443,745 9.29 9,132,7193.41
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,942,231 1.91 204,575849.40
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,386,916 1.36 803,32172.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,437 0.00 6,819-49.60
52 Cotton 24,396 0.02 56,021-56.45
54 Man-made filaments 462,648 0.46 625,644-26.05
55 Man-made staple fibers 142,159 0.14 129,8769.46
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 845,616 0.83 666,88526.80
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 181,210 0.18 68,035166.35
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7,521 0.01 10,656-29.42
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 649,987 0.64 675,308-3.75
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,308,331 9.16 8,472,7659.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,246,977 5.16 5,148,0811.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,439,236 1.42 1,274,86612.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,497,843 7.37 5,811,95929.01
65 Headgear and parts thereof 40,982 0.04 9,740320.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 532,646 0.52 315,19268.99
69 Ceramic products 2,044,760 2.01 1,301,88257.06
70 Glass and glassware 226,132 0.22 421,855-46.40
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 41 0.00 7,886-99.48
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 1,850-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,431,677 2.39 1,621,09250.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 94,552 0.09 101,809-7.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 124,470 0.12 249,879-50.19
79 Zinc and articles thereof 681 0.00 1,966-65.36
80 Tin and articles thereof 39 0.00 437-91.08
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 29,827 0.03 6,724343.59
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 360,661 0.35 912,935-60.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 233,625 0.23 224,8003.93
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,432,496 9.28 17,557,789-46.28
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 12,318,607 12.12 10,206,69720.69
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,777,592 2.73 2,571,6858.01
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 25,551 0.03 102,057-74.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 626,910 0.62 691,955-9.40
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 31,875 0.03 49,616-35.76
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5 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 2,186,981 2.15 2,178,6160.38
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 124,713 0.12 67,01986.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 47,705 0.05 80,686-40.88
SS Classified 513 0.00 14 547-96.47
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