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

Russia’s Trade with Spain

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Spain was $1,111,415,901, down 18.93% ($259,506,828) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Spain in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $436,424,900, down 38.69% ($275,354,969) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Spain in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $674,991,001, up 2.40% ($15,848,141) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade balance with Spain went from a surplus of $52,637,009 in the 4th quarter of 2015, to a deficit of $238,566,101 in the 4th quarter of 2016.

Spain was Russia’s 29th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 21st in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.8156% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.0484% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Spain was Russia’s 39th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 27th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.5206% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.8635% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Spain was Russia’s 19th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 18th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.2874% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.3636% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Spain

The major share of Russian exports to Spain 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) - 65.49% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (66.64% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.49% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (8.65% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.40% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (4.52% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.81% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (3.55% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.69% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (2.02% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $9,924,643;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $8,685,964;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5,388,529;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,894,404;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,422,242.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Spain 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 $188,485,533;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $11,812,017;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $5,206,111;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $4,009,628;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,379,119.
Russia’s exports to Spain in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 2,879,939 0.66 4,259,058-32.38
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 151,025 0.03 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 437,288 0.10 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 247 0.00 97,258-99.75
10 Cereals 15,959,502 3.66 6,034,859164.46
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 31,135 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,872,329 0.43 450,087315.99
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11,247 0.00 7,06859.13
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,820,259 1.10 5,797,151-16.85
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 176,109 0.04 79,180122.42
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 97,329 0.02 33,253192.69
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 103,885-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 193,719 0.04 99,37194.95
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 84,885 0.02 120,306-29.44
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,013,741 0.69 8,219,852-63.34
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,260 0.00 1,527-17.49
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 285,828,153 65.49 474,313,686-39.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,914,615 0.90 4,665,047-16.09
29 Organic chemicals 7,073,205 1.62 1,684,676319.86
31 Fertilizers 13,706,717 3.14 17,716,345-22.63
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 178,880 0.04 59,935198.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 567,441 0.13 540,4315.00
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 3,402 0.00 484,950.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 153,348 0.04 234,086-34.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,029,367 0.24 1,547,350-33.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,669,585 1.30 5,741,071-1.25
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4,708,836 1.08 5,863,075-19.69
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 120 0.00 9526.32
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 123,380 0.03 3,5823,344.44
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,786,350 0.41 2,217,497-19.44
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 7 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 6,684 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 967,841 0.22 1,422,269-31.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 32,215 0.01 18,91070.36
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 96,554 0.02 131,862-26.78
54 Man-made filaments 544,018 0.12 745,472-27.02
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 611,362 0.14 859,562-28.88
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,387 0.00 1013,770.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1 0.00 79-98.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 969-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 346,616 0.08 103,264235.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 668,760 0.15 233,099186.90
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 551,575 0.13 288,28391.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 107 0.00 9,485-98.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 312 0.00 991-68.52
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 30,319 0.01 128,968-76.49
69 Ceramic products 68,887 0.02 15,549343.03
70 Glass and glassware 1,030,305 0.24 352,067192.64
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,933 0.00 45,334-82.50
72 Iron and steel 54,407,856 12.47 52,513,4523.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,482,268 0.34 1,088,85736.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 328 0.00 737-55.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13,420,878 3.08 4,734,914183.45
78 Lead and articles thereof 173,711 0.04 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 543,557 0.12 229,311137.04
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,298 0.00 22,013-75.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,938,144 0.44 2,987,396-35.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,184,615 0.27 12,996,632-90.89
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 1,215,983 0.28 531,597128.74
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 275,366 0.06 209,90731.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 142,877 0.03 267,048-46.50
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,091 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 173,845 0.04 404,861-57.06
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 16,485-100.00
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 1,406,526 0.32 1,079,74330.26
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 116,687 0.03 31,795267.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,798 0.00 5,322-9.85
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 13,510 0.00 6,442109.72
SS Classified 476,266 0.11 90 407 449-99.47

Russia’s Imports from Spain

The major share of Russian imports from Spain 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) - 33.00% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (34.21% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.08% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (29.24% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.23% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (19.39% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.83% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (6.01% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.28% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (1.88% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.76% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (2.02% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $19,806,665;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $14,073,690;
  • 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 $9,834,056;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $7,039,476;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $6,321,338;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $5,709,213;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,557,127;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2,914,492;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2,858,322;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $2,166,145.

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

  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $22,567,277;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $20,055,177;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $3,894,142;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3,606,906;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $2,447,100.
Russia’s imports from Spain in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 2,884 0.00 56,965-94.94
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,046,794 0.16 1,329,786-21.28
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,371 0.00 2,1977.92
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5,478,022 0.81 5,016,4799.20
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 37,976 0.01 55,381-31.43
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 963,855 0.14 753,26327.96
10 Cereals 485,583 0.07 4,47210,758.30
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 228,251 0.03 375,487-39.21
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,720,254 0.85 6,257,008-8.58
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 817,292 0.12 1,914,057-57.30
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 258 0.00 2,234-88.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,176,906 1.36 10,487,491-12.50
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 559,558 0.08 1,311,759-57.34
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,471,282 0.22 1,390,2295.83
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,495,891 0.67 6,942,991-35.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,258,683 0.19 1,547,019-18.64
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 37,326,711 5.53 34,468,3898.29
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,097,798 0.46 6,991,940-55.69
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 48,578,991 7.20 41,539,51516.95
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,592,683 0.98 3,678,19179.24
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,449,019 0.36 3,695,119-33.72
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,131,403 0.17 721,83256.74
26 Ores, slag and ash 819 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,447,630 0.21 2,964,591-51.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,988,819 0.89 5,535,6208.19
29 Organic chemicals 9,448,014 1.40 11,252,507-16.04
30 Pharmaceutical products 76,344,478 11.31 62,270,78822.60
31 Fertilizers 809,461 0.12 592,80936.55
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 20,300,234 3.01 20,629,612-1.60
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 25,895,492 3.84 19,574,15432.29
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 5,619,248 0.83 5,092,72310.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,667,945 0.25 944,30876.63
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 652,930 0.10 216,080202.17
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 65,401 0.01 137,141-52.31
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 15,064,994 2.23 15,803,295-4.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,434,071 3.92 30,040,977-12.01
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,515,237 3.19 20,625,0554.32
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 68,258 0.01 35,59391.77
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,141,699 0.32 2,050,0974.47
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 90,292 0.01 43,118109.41
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,489,801 0.22 2,008,358-25.82
45 Cork and articles of cork 62,323 0.01 52,35319.04
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 300 0.00 151,900.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 36,252 0.01 45,498-20.32
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,943,821 1.47 10,622,255-6.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 367,365 0.05 565,361-35.02
50 Silk 1,028 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 170 0.00 14120.57
52 Cotton 949,397 0.14 897,0935.83
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2,192 0.00 4,293-48.94
54 Man-made filaments 492,307 0.07 223,465120.31
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,742,263 0.41 1,141,157140.31
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 957,412 0.14 949,5750.83
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 48,160 0.01 42,46813.40
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 247,897 0.04 125,95796.81
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 687,279 0.10 624,68210.02
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 505,106 0.07 438,07615.30
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,140,954 0.17 1,206,941-5.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,998,095 0.30 2,189,976-8.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,032,421 0.15 1,010,0212.22
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,525,901 0.67 3,512,77228.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 38,550 0.01 30,83325.03
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 711 0.00 1,741-59.16
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 38,456 0.01 7,649402.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,772,381 0.26 1,737,3372.02
69 Ceramic products 18,244,010 2.70 18,506,045-1.42
70 Glass and glassware 2,687,479 0.40 2,159,71924.44
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,086,760 0.46 2,782,45810.94
72 Iron and steel 11,566,834 1.71 13,099,219-11.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,020,338 2.67 16,805,0367.23
74 Copper and articles thereof 448,553 0.07 350,34728.03
75 Nickel and articles thereof 599,422 0.09 25,1572,282.72
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,785,045 0.41 4,211,059-33.86
79 Zinc and articles thereof 7,060 0.00 53,016-86.68
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,866 0.00 3351,352.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,980,958 0.29 1,783,72311.06
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,913,593 0.58 3,312,74118.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 73,048,220 10.82 93,103,397-21.54
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 53,076,061 7.86 43,242,00522.74
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 1,440,497 0.21 24,007,774-94.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 78,283,388 11.60 58,476,72333.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,788,892 0.86 79,6797,165.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,111,822 1.65 6,554,69569.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 76,878 0.01 37,450105.28
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 72,470 0.01 99,690-27.30
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 9,007,169 1.33 10,905,146-17.40
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,830,939 0.57 1,664,794130.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,760,522 0.26 3,597,814-51.07
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 194,438 0.03 1,00719,208.64
SS Classified 396,758 0.06 495 542-19.93
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