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

Russia’s Trade with Spain

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Spain totaled $1,243,323,854, up 48.92% ($408,423,178) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Spain in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $593,832,748, up 66.27% ($236,676,349) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Spain in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $649,491,106, up 35.95% ($171,746,829) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Spain in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $55,658,358, a 53.84% decrease ($64,929,520) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Spain was Russia’s 23rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 25th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.9672% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.8600% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Spain was Russia’s 33rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.7126% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5828% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Spain was Russia’s 17th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 19th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.4364% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.3346% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Spain

The major share of Russian exports to Spain 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) - 71.85% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (64.53% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.55% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (21.83% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.11% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (5.72% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.67% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (4.20% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.90% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (1.05% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Spain 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 $196,182,764;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,578,469.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Spain 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 $3,846,712;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $2,507,874;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2,056,021.
Russia’s exports to Spain in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 1,692,443 0.29 1,145,05247.80
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 139,204 0.02 54125,630.87
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 376 0.00 72422.22
10 Cereals 4,217,394 0.71 8,064,106-47.70
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 16,503 0.00 1,792820.93
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,024 0.00 20,496-55.97
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,945 0.00 2,058,966-99.86
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 549,735 0.09 55,738886.28
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 64,002 0.01 38,63265.67
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 101,209 0.02 18,048460.78
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 1,095-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 91,333 0.02 112,394-18.74
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 54,951 0.01 61,631-10.84
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,954,931 0.50 3,417,220-13.53
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,115 0.00 4,233-26.41
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 426,665,164 71.85 230,482,40085.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,623,280 0.61 2,959,15622.44
29 Organic chemicals 2,239,470 0.38 1,192,63287.78
31 Fertilizers 8,752,952 1.47 7,636,55614.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 25,713 0.00 45,085-42.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 147,108 0.02 33,403340.40
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 1,331 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 264,357 0.04 35,934635.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,779,562 0.30 857,464107.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,557,707 1.27 7,686,406-1.67
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,488,597 0.42 4,996,471-50.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 15 0.00 979-98.47
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,343,730 0.56 1,918,76074.27
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 38-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,974,530 0.33 1,806,8269.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 16,352 0.00 9,32675.34
54 Man-made filaments 592,058 0.10 580,7531.95
55 Man-made staple fibers 126 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 369,689 0.06 267,48838.21
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,230 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2,153 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 268 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15,684 0.00 1,1361,280.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 378 0.00 10,548-96.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 133,542 0.02 1,4119,364.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 317 0.00 34832.35
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 37 0.00 108-65.74
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 26,610 0.00 149,139-82.16
69 Ceramic products 82,908 0.01 43,85889.04
70 Glass and glassware 863,101 0.15 883,800-2.34
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,079 0.00 10,859-71.65
72 Iron and steel 75,309,424 12.68 74,506,4611.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 39,477 0.01 52,448-24.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 434 0.00 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 8,739 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,627,032 0.78 3,103,38049.10
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 497,260 0.08 184,074170.14
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,766 0.00 3,984-55.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,760 0.00 134,144-97.94
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,292,411 0.55 713,942361.16
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 682,530 0.11 254,936167.73
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 211,351 0.04 229,810-8.03
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 125,964 0.02 247,561-49.12
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 201,857 0.03 216,565-6.79
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 9,536-100.00
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 1,016,766 0.17 505,871100.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 27,954 0.00 47,852-41.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 64 0.00 14,167-99.55
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,992 0.00 7,533-20.46
SS Classified 36,912,754 6.22 313 54911,672.56

Russia’s Imports from Spain

The major share of Russian imports from Spain 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) - 33.42% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (30.95% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.24% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (29.40% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.76% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (19.73% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.59% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (5.97% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.38% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (3.53% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.52% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (2.03% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $29,074,802;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $19,376,592;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $18,809,109;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15,431,055;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $13,233,867;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $12,453,268;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $11,671,383;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $10,108,850;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $9,035,848;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $8,153,837;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,950,077;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $3,890,915;
  • 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 $3,840,593;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,825,840;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2,402,670.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2,224,163;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $2,175,341;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $2,149,485.
Russia’s imports from Spain in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 9,472 0.00 1,560507.18
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,191,231 0.18 582,413104.53
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,478 0.00 565161.59
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 7,740,413 1.19 6,876,64212.56
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 53,600 0.01 55,136-2.79
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,013,210 0.16 848,06419.47
10 Cereals 230,689 0.04 514,989-55.21
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 537,977 0.08 718,320-25.11
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 21,483,958 3.31 9,030,690137.90
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 664,733 0.10 1,619,014-58.94
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,334,596 1.44 11,558,759-19.24
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 152,002 0.02 866,873-82.47
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 911,204 0.14 603,51550.98
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,259,416 0.66 3,076,77538.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,224,464 0.19 1,047,72316.87
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 23,127,191 3.56 25,302,532-8.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,692,781 0.41 2,756,259-2.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 33,398,295 5.14 23,289,44543.41
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,339,843 0.82 2,937,17381.80
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,009,048 0.31 2,587,576-22.36
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 775,025 0.12 994,010-22.03
26 Ores, slag and ash 25,904 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,683,082 0.26 1,496,28812.48
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,357,402 0.98 5,201,95622.21
29 Organic chemicals 9,008,994 1.39 7,271,07323.90
30 Pharmaceutical products 63,762,730 9.82 44,386,13843.65
31 Fertilizers 3,154,972 0.49 2,913,6688.28
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 17,334,805 2.67 15,816,3459.60
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20,462,982 3.15 12,309,14566.24
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 5,151,580 0.79 3,535,61245.71
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,020,310 0.16 873,38116.82
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 423,218 0.07 463,523-8.70
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 58,684 0.01 207,367-71.70
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 22,738,760 3.50 9,504,893139.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 23,038,395 3.55 19,212,55519.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 30,417,671 4.68 18,746,28862.26
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 77,151 0.01 27028,474.44
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,154,518 0.33 1,823,28018.17
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 8,338 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,156,316 0.18 712,27262.34
45 Cork and articles of cork 97,473 0.02 100,343-2.86
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 211 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 35,765 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,067,023 1.24 8,495,890-5.05
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 514,173 0.08 411,65024.91
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 8,757 0.00 0
52 Cotton 647,876 0.10 744,200-12.94
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,142 0.00 11,266-89.86
54 Man-made filaments 516,627 0.08 190,204171.62
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,808,807 0.28 884,773104.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 775,054 0.12 717,3218.05
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 28,526 0.00 90,552-68.50
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 172,432 0.03 229,045-24.72
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 629,867 0.10 608,4613.52
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 310,328 0.05 293,5635.71
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,166,276 0.18 1,117,3354.38
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,597,836 0.40 2,989,082-13.09
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,060,669 0.16 690,81153.54
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12,185,760 1.88 8,294,84546.91
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12,558 0.00 8,36850.07
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 986 0.00 130658.46
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,885 0.00 8,565-77.99
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,541,379 0.39 1,327,11591.50
69 Ceramic products 16,358,089 2.52 17,018,203-3.88
70 Glass and glassware 1,967,225 0.30 2,538,916-22.52
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,395,950 0.21 1,543,275-9.55
72 Iron and steel 14,941,852 2.30 6,991,775113.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 20,576,970 3.17 11,541,12278.29
74 Copper and articles thereof 317,866 0.05 520,226-38.90
75 Nickel and articles thereof 199,366 0.03 1,481,821-86.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,060,247 0.32 3,344,846-38.41
79 Zinc and articles thereof 72,302 0.01 6,4261,025.15
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 20,501 0.00 10,33898.31
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,492,644 0.23 1,631,407-8.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,131,342 0.48 3,008,2194.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 69,395,586 10.68 53,964,53128.59
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 38,378,118 5.91 34,537,52511.12
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 2,029,035 0.31 470,069331.65
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 81,893,173 12.61 52,818,37155.05
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 21,890,002 3.37 3,080,893610.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,483,058 0.54 3,010,01615.72
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26,011 0.00 28,171-7.67
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 37,987 0.01 21,95573.02
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 9,452,819 1.46 8,473,65611.56
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,030,655 0.31 1,533,75832.40
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 913,222 0.14 3,062,707-70.18
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,396 0.00 0
SS Classified 53,842 0.01 150 445-64.21

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