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

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Ireland totaled $362,280,679, up 19.98% ($60,319,960) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $96,307,474, down 19.41% ($23,190,679) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $265,973,205, up 45.77% ($83,510,639) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $169,665,731, a 169.46% increase ($106,701,318) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Ireland was Russia’s 53rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 50th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2818% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3110% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Ireland was Russia’s 67th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 57th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1156% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1950% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Ireland was Russia’s 34th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 36th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.5882% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.5097% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland 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) - 39.81% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (16.89% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.02% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (20.92% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.72% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.87% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.15% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (0.22% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.13% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.22% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland 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 $18,161,843;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,843,404;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,177,276;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,047,955;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $455,232.

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

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $601,378;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $315,213.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 18-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 76,198 0.08 53,57342.23
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,579,834 1.64 2,181,212-27.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,061 0.00 6,229-50.86
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 38,339,214 39.81 20,177,37190.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 31,990-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 2,890,298 3.00 46,8946,063.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 916 0.00 92,028-99.00
31 Fertilizers 26,975,320 28.01 24,798,0448.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 37-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 263 0.00 2,050-87.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,635 0.01 28,265-80.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 248-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 500 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 646,970 0.67 191,738237.42
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 197,289 0.20 152,79929.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 166-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 29-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,485-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,237 0.01 1927,463.16
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 33,909 0.04 32,9622.87
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 10,057-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 136,031-100.00
72 Iron and steel 1,085,834 1.13 37,8792,766.59
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,352 0.02 218,451-89.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,174-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 23-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,989 0.01 322,202-97.83
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 567,869 0.59 665,516-14.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 516,365 0.54 470,6599.71
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 3,126 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 50 0.00 22,400.00
SS Classified 23,350,245 24.25 69 838 000-66.57

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland 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) - 55.71% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (61.84% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.87% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (22.08% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.01% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (12.84% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $26,441,558;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $25,554,906;
  • 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 $7,664,094;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $7,131,713;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $3,891,729;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3,667,590;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,232,663;
  • 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 $2,875,810;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $1,659,613;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1,524,018;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $1,317,251;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,166,864;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $1,053,887.

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $5,001,946;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $828,540.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 68,257 0.03 2,7172,412.22
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 262,565-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,158 0.00 1552,582.58
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12,328 0.00 7715,910.39
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 67,973 0.03 152,702-55.49
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8,927 0.00 7411,104.72
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,494,425 0.94 834,812198.80
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 5,304-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12,072,830 4.54 8,181,10147.57
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,213,214 0.83 689,196221.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,540,891 2.08 4,763,82416.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,886,934 4.47 8,219,34444.62
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 242,294 0.09 283,631-14.57
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,296 0.00 27,209-91.56
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,648 0.00 41,647-96.04
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 121 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15,801,682 5.94 12,925,87222.25
29 Organic chemicals 1,852,515 0.70 1,984,716-6.66
30 Pharmaceutical products 86,684,031 32.59 60,242,47343.89
31 Fertilizers 48,418 0.02 1,6122,903.60
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,177,301 0.44 812,05944.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 32,292,928 12.14 25,161,21528.34
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 295,539 0.11 182,67361.79
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,486,054 0.93 1,432,16773.59
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,131,368 0.43 645,45575.28
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,544,128 1.71 3,377,26434.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,741,540 0.65 964,67180.53
40 Rubber and articles thereof 105,499 0.04 5,107,445-97.93
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,418 0.00 3,227-25.07
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 18,251 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 30,852 0.01 94,660-67.41
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 144,259 0.05 827,575-82.57
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 4,191 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 4,208 0.00 1,024310.94
55 Man-made staple fibers 7,428 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 21-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 31,869 0.01 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 103,438 0.04 25,836300.36
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,213 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 86 0.00 466-81.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 34 0.00 2161.90
65 Headgear and parts thereof 503 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,953 0.00 886459.03
69 Ceramic products 2,859 0.00 966195.96
70 Glass and glassware 47,932 0.02 9,094427.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18,960 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 15,186 0.01 1,1281,246.28
73 Articles of iron or steel 287,047 0.11 177,30561.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 98,501 0.04 26,491271.83
75 Nickel and articles thereof 161,346 0.06 148,9038.36
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,760 0.00 7,824-39.16
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 14,381 0.01 11,43425.77
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 692,405 0.26 464,79948.97
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 557,187 0.21 372,94449.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,767,151 4.80 9,534,48833.90
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 13,769,330 5.18 6,105,236125.53
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 230,231 0.09 184,53624.76
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,987 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 50,024,618 18.81 24,469,712104.43
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 82 0.00 305-73.11
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 21,952 0.01 56,461-61.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,023,643 0.38 1,852,183-44.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,099,645 1.17 1,782,39473.90

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia