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

Russia’s Trade with Luxembourg

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Luxembourg totaled $37,369,600, up 20.93% ($6,467,633) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $11,368,053, down 5.96% ($721,000) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $26,001,547, up 38.21% ($7,188,633) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $14,633,494, a 117.64% increase ($7,909,633) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Luxembourg was Russia’s 102nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 104th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0291% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0318% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was Russia’s 111th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 102nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0136% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0197% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was Russia’s 81st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 85th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0575% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0526% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of Russian exports to Luxembourg 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) - 78.96% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (87.93% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.08% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (5.33% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.29% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (4.20% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.59% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (2.41% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Luxembourg 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) - an increase of $842,674;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $228,504;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $123,422;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $107,258.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Luxembourg 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) - a decrease of $1,653,935;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $254,727;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $157,874.
Russia’s exports to Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,976,534 78.96 10,630,469-15.56
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 311 0.00 255,038-99.88
29 Organic chemicals 2,214 0.02 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 4,600-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 281,633 2.48 174,37561.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 70,329 0.62 55,25127.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 246,407 2.17 17,9031,276.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 12,101-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 835-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 96 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 123,422 1.09 0
72 Iron and steel 1,486,532 13.08 643,858130.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 851-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 35 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 113,334 1.00 271,208-58.21
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 42,165 0.37 10,062319.05
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,041 0.22 10,223144.95
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 2,279-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Luxembourg

The major share of Russian imports from Luxembourg 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) - 43.28% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (45.64% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.74% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (12.50% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 14.71% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (17.04% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.35% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (18.18% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.81% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (4.78% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Luxembourg 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 $4,329,103;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,251,751;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $623,277;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $424,769;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $320,835;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $231,369;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $106,580;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $99,825;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $85,567.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Luxembourg 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 $1,380,366;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $866,673;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $105,232;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $79,102.
Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 27,811 0.11 65,335-57.43
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,840 0.02 1,761174.84
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,360 0.01 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,526,462 5.87 1,631,694-6.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,059,040 4.07 738,20543.46
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 277,424 1.07 177,59956.21
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 17,080-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 53,415 0.21 68,995-22.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,680,632 25.69 3,428,88194.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,656,359 6.37 2,523,032-34.35
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 696-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,822,867 14.70 3,199,59019.48
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 907 0.00 5,562-83.69
54 Man-made filaments 8,823 0.03 1,643437.01
55 Man-made staple fibers 5,153 0.02 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,115,340 4.29 883,97126.17
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 119,004 0.46 12,424857.86
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3,400 0.01 703383.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,807 0.04 5,78169.64
69 Ceramic products 16,892 0.06 7622,126.32
70 Glass and glassware 225,542 0.87 273,535-17.55
72 Iron and steel 465,408 1.79 1,845,774-74.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 308,209 1.19 222,64238.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 17,383 0.07 2,740534.42
75 Nickel and articles thereof 329 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 120,195 0.46 84,42142.38
79 Zinc and articles thereof 806 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 34,597 0.13 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,686,896 6.49 1,262,12733.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 57,488 0.22 1,9722,815.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,164,835 23.71 1,835,732235.82
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 247,058 0.95 189,02630.70
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 202,073 0.78 281,175-28.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 78,833 0.30 45,11974.72
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 2,359 0.01 5,623-58.05

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia