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Russian trade in goods with Iceland 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 Iceland in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Iceland

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Iceland was $6,327,580, down 38.89% ($4,026,872) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Iceland in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $2,410,305, down 63.89% ($4,264,853) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Iceland in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $3,917,275, up 6.47% ($237,981) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with Iceland went from a surplus of $2,995,864 in the 1st quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $1,506,970 in the 1st quarter of 2017.

Iceland was Russia’s 133rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 121st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0049% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0107% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Iceland was Russia’s 128th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 117th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0029% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0109% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Iceland was Russia’s 107th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 101st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0087% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0103% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Iceland

The major share of Russian exports to Iceland 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) - 43.75% of Russia’s total exports to Iceland (14.51% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 38.20% of Russia’s total exports to Iceland (49.56% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 16.84% of Russia’s total exports to Iceland (3.43% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.83% of Russia’s total exports to Iceland (11.16% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.28% of Russia’s total exports to Iceland (5.16% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Iceland (15.63% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $257,899;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $178,595.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,371,091;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,027,906;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $642,448;
  • 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 $255,856;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $171,747;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $81,744;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $44,176;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $32,020;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $14,911;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $13,777;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $11,963;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $11,820.
Russia’s exports to Iceland in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 44,176-100.00
10 Cereals 0 0.00 642,448-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 32,020-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 20,108 0.83 26,603-24.41
26 Ores, slag and ash 257,899 10.70 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 796,555 33.05 968,302-17.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 23-100.00
31 Fertilizers 867,300 35.98 3,238,391-73.22
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 6,026-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 13-100.00
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 0 0.00 1,442-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 67-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 306-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20,456 0.85 35,367-42.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 33,024 1.37 26,55924.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 405,805 16.84 227,21078.60
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 1,417-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 189-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,517 0.10 14,337-82.44
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 322-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 3,434-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,538-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 1,469-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 593-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 145-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 13,777-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 417-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 2,745-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1,027,906-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 752-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 260-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 31-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 11,963-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 3,691-100.00
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 0 0.00 255,856-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,641 0.28 2,875130.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 81,744-100.00
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 0 0.00 707-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 37-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Iceland

The major share of Russian imports from Iceland 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) - 38.48% of Russia’s total imports from Iceland (42.10% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 35.50% of Russia’s total imports from Iceland (22.65% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.13% of Russia’s total imports from Iceland (20.95% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.62% of Russia’s total imports from Iceland (14.17% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $376,495;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $240,010;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $183,179;
  • 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 $27,174;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $14,138.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $512,201;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $53,298;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $15,659;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $13,677.
Russia’s imports from Iceland in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 418,994 10.70 42,499885.89
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 2,572-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 255,284 6.52 72,105254.04
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 700,780 17.89 686,6422.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 15,768 0.40 29,445-46.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,500,657 38.31 1,511,242-0.70
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 5,881-100.00
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 0 0.00 8,556-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,041-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,548 0.17 22,207-70.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 102 0.00 6070.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 83-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 2,310-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,002 0.08 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 524 0.01 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 1,106-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,737 0.17 1,466359.55
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 512,201-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,130 0.36 5,965136.88
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,559-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,650 0.25 4821,902.07
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 503 0.01 1,162-56.71
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 576,873 14.73 336,86371.25
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 34,712 0.89 7,538360.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 373,011 9.52 426,309-12.50

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia