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

Russia’s Trade with Latvia

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Latvia totaled $1,692,483,902, up 38.16% ($467,439,486) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Latvia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $1,610,428,872, up 37.69% ($440,839,240) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Latvia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $82,055,030, up 47.97% ($26,600,246) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Latvia in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $1,528,373,842, a 37.18% increase ($414,238,994) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Latvia was Russia’s 18th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 19th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.3166% of Russia’s total trade (up from 1.2619% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Latvia was Russia’s 16th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.9324% of Russia’s total exports (up from 1.9085% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Latvia was Russia’s 59th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1815% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1549% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Latvia

The major share of Russian exports to Latvia 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) - 84.15% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (77.92% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.79% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (5.53% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.88% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (6.92% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.08% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (4.02% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.07% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (3.14% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.24% of Russia’s total exports to Latvia (1.86% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Latvia 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 $443,744,605;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5,297,628.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $14,352,871;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,839,606.
Russia’s exports to Latvia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 7,684 0.00 6,81212.80
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 204,112 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 652,679 0.04 4,199,252-84.46
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 710 0.00 159346.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 434,809 0.03 431,7090.72
10 Cereals 14,348,825 0.89 28,701,696-50.01
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 184,466 0.01 1,670,102-88.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,579,412 0.59 7,017,46336.51
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,249 0.00 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,304,477 0.08 1,091,28819.54
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,494,014 0.34 4,887,75812.40
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 184,328 0.01 292,671-37.02
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 608,494 0.04 898,500-32.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 416,833 0.03 458,058-9.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 574,253 0.04 577,500-0.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 474,958 0.03 539,496-11.96
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,927,754 0.43 4,894,52341.54
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 21,105,437 1.31 25,280,624-16.52
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 133,508 0.01 78,29370.52
26 Ores, slag and ash 10,726 0.00 15,780-32.03
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,355,045,836 84.14 911,301,23148.69
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,797,233 0.17 3,124,532-10.48
29 Organic chemicals 10,478,793 0.65 5,181,165102.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,985,885 0.19 2,878,2973.74
31 Fertilizers 42,515,234 2.64 39,594,6377.38
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 85,661 0.01 151,558-43.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,962,407 0.25 2,299,75672.30
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 5,877,923 0.36 3,433,58071.19
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,728 0.00 1,535208.01
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,921,371 0.31 1,701,343189.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,721,120 0.11 2,785,445-38.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,846,076 0.11 3,503,587-47.31
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 8,906 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 57,097 0.00 22,193157.27
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,013,490 0.06 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 28,585,774 1.78 31,525,843-9.33
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 226,480 0.01 657,213-65.54
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,478,939 0.22 3,599,109-3.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,079,142 0.07 951,45613.42
50 Silk 0 0.00 39-100.00
52 Cotton 13,719 0.00 9,94138.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 7,222 0.00 2,130239.06
54 Man-made filaments 21,523 0.00 5,538288.64
55 Man-made staple fibers 85 0.00 30,518-99.72
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 422,531 0.03 690,031-38.77
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 96-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 16,466 0.00 17,455-5.67
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,713 0.00 21,595-64.28
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 17,312 0.00 61,879-72.02
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 55,326 0.00 36,05553.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 662,651 0.04 499,69532.61
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 52,831 0.00 33,51057.66
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 53,109 0.00 26,78998.25
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,252 0.00 8,413-1.91
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 49 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 227 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,197,770 0.07 658,87381.79
69 Ceramic products 1,080,208 0.07 498,068116.88
70 Glass and glassware 1,392,754 0.09 1,020,73336.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,694,583 0.11 2,237,643-24.27
72 Iron and steel 40,505,317 2.52 38,521,0495.15
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,433,262 0.46 6,340,14417.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 170,110 0.01 52,797222.20
75 Nickel and articles thereof 485,323 0.03 202,476139.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 553,101 0.03 1,586,010-65.13
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 355-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 193,584 0.01 119,61261.84
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 53,671 0.00 69,315-22.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 210,951 0.01 168,10625.49
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,616,598 0.29 12,456,204-62.94
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 3,402,636 0.21 2,638,45628.96
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 3,037,860 0.19 766,791296.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,789,435 0.48 3,782,640105.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11,802 0.00 1,448,986-99.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,113,073 0.07 691,64460.93
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 226 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 400 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 1,370,057 0.09 695,92996.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 408,568 0.03 251,34562.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 459,147 0.03 147,071212.19
SS Classified 2,567,597 0.16 37 5376,740.18

Russia’s Imports from Latvia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.66% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (25.02% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.27% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (35.06% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.23% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (7.69% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.40% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (10.76% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.52% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (8.48% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.90% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (3.57% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.60% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (4.52% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.34% of Russia’s total imports from Latvia (1.21% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,187,802;
  • 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 $5,624,576;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4,963,545;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $2,088,443;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $843,823;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $817,001;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $727,161;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $660,718;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $602,355;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $498,989;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $458,419;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $447,658;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $444,611;
  • 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) - an increase of $378,234;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $356,379;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $278,168.

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $822,195;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $598,586;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $569,102;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $454,288;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $369,536;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $260,125.
Russia’s imports from Latvia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 8,231 0.01 18,500-55.51
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,859,161 3.48 770,718270.97
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 1,915-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 128,400 0.16 74,90071.43
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 308,936 0.38 244,74326.23
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 122,073 0.15 116,4884.79
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 18 0.00 430-95.81
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 21,954 0.03 23,564-6.83
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 768,858 0.94 727,3825.70
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 135,215 0.16 52,453157.78
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 793,619 0.97 920,376-13.77
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 702,732 0.86 255,074175.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,552,492 1.89 950,13763.40
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 168,557 0.21 105,47559.81
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,831 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 598,586-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 278,000 0.34 73,927276.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 19,613 0.02 127,433-84.61
29 Organic chemicals 2,546,691 3.10 2,088,27221.95
30 Pharmaceutical products 15,019,956 18.30 10,056,41149.36
31 Fertilizers 899 0.00 18,901-95.24
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 716,531 0.87 540,33332.61
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,073,235 1.31 934,41614.86
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 534,721 0.65 417,65228.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 128,955 0.16 9,0661,322.40
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 76,032 0.09 43,38075.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,199,476 6.34 5,143,4091.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 339,998 0.41 61,830449.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8,547 0.01 6821,153.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 587,452 0.72 444,73732.09
45 Cork and articles of cork 616 0.00 2,116-70.89
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 8,348 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,015,851 2.46 2,838,046-28.97
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,917,555 2.34 1,418,56635.18
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 22,923 0.03 14,03663.32
52 Cotton 72,375 0.09 67,9896.45
54 Man-made filaments 5,813 0.01 4,54927.79
55 Man-made staple fibers 141,122 0.17 67,285109.74
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 852,674 1.04 408,063108.96
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 49-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 318,438 0.39 248,93127.92
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 20,919 0.03 62,415-66.48
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 728,611 0.89 508,90443.17
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 282,965 0.34 109,864157.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 441,697 0.54 264,07667.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 281,900 0.34 213,99231.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 27,643 0.03 3,819623.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,418 0.00 2,2935.45
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 798-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 83,475 0.10 47,58175.44
69 Ceramic products 457,758 0.56 319,34743.34
70 Glass and glassware 638,228 0.78 898,353-28.96
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,136,027 2.60 2,505,563-14.75
72 Iron and steel 2,622,878 3.20 3,077,166-14.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,911,695 2.33 1,250,97752.82
74 Copper and articles thereof 8,694 0.01 4,129110.56
75 Nickel and articles thereof 558 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 571,439 0.70 1,140,541-49.90
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 422,822 0.52 315,50034.02
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 533,380 0.65 177,001201.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,309,316 16.22 5,121,514159.87
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 13,317,779 16.23 7,693,20373.11
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 6,630 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,503,711 1.83 776,55093.64
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 843,823 1.03 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,099,234 1.34 282,233289.48
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 185 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 922,674 1.12 544,44069.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 207,974 0.25 30,535581.10
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 207,822 0.25 139,51848.96
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4,877 0.01 73,652-93.38

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