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Russian trade in goods with Greece in Q1 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Greece in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Greece

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Greece totaled $981,465,615, up 74.43% ($418,805,612) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $942,930,012, up 79.77% ($418,411,753) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $38,535,603, up 1.03% ($393,859) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $904,394,409, a 85.95% increase ($418,017,894) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Greece was Russia’s 29th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 34th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.7635% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5796% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Greece was Russia’s 21st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 25th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.1315% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8559% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Greece was Russia’s 70th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 65th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0852% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1066% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Greece

The major share of Russian exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 64.14% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (70.10% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 32.66% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (21.95% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.03% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (1.53% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.00% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (4.69% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.49% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (1.01% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $237,130,617;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $201,156,259;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,015,931.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Zinc and articles thereof (HS code 79) - a decrease of $15,302,456;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $13,957,191.
Russia’s exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9,912 0.00 2993,215.05
10 Cereals 8,251,271 0.88 22,208,462-62.85
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 21,795 0.00 52,040-58.12
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20,092 0.00 97,572-79.41
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 129,830 0.01 275,095-52.81
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 514,984 0.05 539,774-4.59
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 701 0.00 836-16.15
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 476 0.00 3,653-86.97
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,360 0.00 410,999-97.24
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,388 0.00 115,180-93.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 126,858 0.01 86,38746.85
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 287,480 0.03 830,296-65.38
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 252 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 604,796,695 64.14 367,666,07864.50
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,016,053 0.11 381,181166.55
29 Organic chemicals 8,849 0.00 3132,727.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 22,099 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 7,307,108 0.77 5,341,91536.79
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,415 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 236-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 19,798 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 103,790 0.01 103,0190.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 206,193 0.02 733,407-71.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 985,753 0.10 1,475,466-33.19
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3,911,542 0.41 2,642,45248.03
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,723,664 0.29 2,355,52615.63
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 43,892-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,871,707 0.20 2,889,301-35.22
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 42,409 0.00 31,79633.38
54 Man-made filaments 397,418 0.04 78,195408.24
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 93,530-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 892 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 65 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 3,253-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 75 0.00 109-31.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 26,609 0.00 7734,457.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,586 0.00 2,78828.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 162-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 64-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 60,397 0.01 54,87410.06
69 Ceramic products 328 0.00 1,423-76.95
70 Glass and glassware 21,241 0.00 137,720-84.58
72 Iron and steel 6,883,250 0.73 867,319693.62
73 Articles of iron or steel 31,497 0.00 124,354-74.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 271,642,178 28.81 70,485,919285.39
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 26,843,485 2.85 27,787,828-3.40
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,975,839 0.21 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 15,302,456-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,866 0.00 4429,140.91
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 560,275 0.06 575,343-2.62
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 914,455 0.10 152,960497.84
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 198,090 0.02 468,755-57.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 847,072 0.09 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 52,499 0.01 60,717-13.53
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 350 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 27,043 0.00 8942,924.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 697 0.00 16,758-95.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,855 0.00 16,925-77.22
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 26,476 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 617-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Greece

The major share of Russian imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.65% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (30.61% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.55% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (23.69% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 20.16% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (15.58% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.46% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (16.21% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.42% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (5.86% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.85% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (2.11% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $2,861,549;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1,471,183;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $920,800;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $470,794;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $407,376;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $255,286;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $240,648;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - an increase of $195,612;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $148,195;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $120,655.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $2,308,111;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,320,731;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,217,098;
  • 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 $395,752;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $347,190;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $300,890;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $238,558;
  • 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) - a decrease of $152,881;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $134,912;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $130,641.
Russia’s imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 6,926-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 45,664 0.12 129,500-64.74
10 Cereals 11,519 0.03 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 268 0.00 543-50.64
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 1,593-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 366 0.00 61500.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,322,177 3.43 1,066,89123.93
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 9,609 0.02 7,89621.69
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 11,454 0.03 28,253-59.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10,467 0.03 36,030-70.95
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,676 0.03 35,406-67.02
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,516,673 9.13 2,045,49071.92
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 95,728 0.25 37,897152.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 912,815 2.37 505,43980.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 85,488-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,739,580 7.11 5,047,691-45.73
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 711,881 1.85 776,724-8.35
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,620 0.00 29,036-94.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14,456 0.04 92,072-84.30
29 Organic chemicals 2,459 0.01 938162.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,842,991 9.97 2,922,19131.51
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 238,558-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 946,588 2.46 1,059,415-10.65
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,120,926 2.91 1,136,658-1.38
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 551,780 1.43 523,6175.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,073,122 5.38 1,977,5794.83
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,582,476 9.30 3,713,117-3.52
40 Rubber and articles thereof 61,816 0.16 12,788383.39
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 35,832 0.09 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,713 0.02 1136,725.66
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,041,857 2.70 1,012,5142.90
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,383 0.01 3,3600.68
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2,001 0.01 764161.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 193,610 0.50 236,450-18.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 81,661 0.21 133,760-38.95
52 Cotton 6,780 0.02 21,550-68.54
54 Man-made filaments 120,172 0.31 467,362-74.29
55 Man-made staple fibers 13,824 0.04 18,681-26.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 377,323 0.98 678,213-44.37
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 119,636 0.31 39,269204.66
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 60,127 0.16 142,524-57.81
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,512 0.01 3,523-0.31
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 219,995 0.57 24,383802.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 450,823 1.17 392,23914.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 191,943 0.50 71,288169.25
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,622 0.02 5,39641.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 518,102 1.34 369,90740.06
65 Headgear and parts thereof 177 0.00 11652.59
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 949,849 2.46 479,05598.28
69 Ceramic products 1,550 0.00 1,910-18.85
70 Glass and glassware 773 0.00 358115.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 78,265 0.20 74,3675.24
72 Iron and steel 103,733 0.27 59,74373.63
73 Articles of iron or steel 222,142 0.58 246,294-9.81
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,910,287 10.15 1,048,738272.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,240,442 5.81 3,561,173-37.09
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,336 0.01 3,807-12.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,167,864 3.03 927,21625.95
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 122,059 0.32 95,66427.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,837,411 7.36 4,054,509-30.02
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 1,437,207 3.73 1,832,959-21.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 109,196 0.28 244,108-55.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 31,564 0.08 53,040-40.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 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 48,556 0.13 201,437-75.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 187,892 0.49 76,374146.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 27,578 0.07 41,783-34.00
SS Classified 1,690 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia