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Russian trade in goods with Denmark in Q2 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 Denmark in the second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Denmark totaled $720,412,091, up 18.88% ($114,436,158) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $478,094,815, up 30.01% ($110,344,240) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $242,317,276, up 1.72% ($4,091,918) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $235,777,539, a 82.03% increase ($106,252,322) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Denmark was Russia’s 37th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 36th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.5155% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5568% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Denmark was Russia’s 36th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 35th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.5693% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5534% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Denmark was Russia’s 42nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 35th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4344% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.5620% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

The major share of Russian exports to Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 74.15% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (72.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.74% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (18.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.31% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (4.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.84% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.10% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (1.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $89,505,049;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13,324,118;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $7,131,928;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $5,465,383;
  • 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 $1,443,474.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2,837,586;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,166,346.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 100 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,438,389 0.51 1,695,08043.85
10 Cereals 495,161 0.10 2,661,507-81.40
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,208 0.00 59,763-84.59
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,488,812 1.15 23,42923,327.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 800 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,123 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 32 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 51,175 0.01 1,204,185-95.75
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 10,822-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,014,992 1.05 4,427,28613.27
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 56,618 0.01 24,335132.66
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 9-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 354,518,357 74.15 265,013,30833.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,938,206 0.41 494,732291.77
29 Organic chemicals 16,774 0.00 14,73013.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,398 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 975,033-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 368,926 0.08 366,3940.69
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 87-100.00
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 223 0.00 12282.79
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,086 0.00 23,296-69.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 304,104 0.06 79,698281.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 251,106 0.05 27,503813.01
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 23 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 65,658-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 24,535,729 5.13 17,403,80140.98
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 749,830 0.16 634,35518.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 124,310 0.03 2,1205,763.68
55 Man-made staple fibers 65 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 213,686 0.04 79,921167.37
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7,853 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 1,572-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16,657 0.00 113,656-85.34
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 173 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 265 0.00 1,389-80.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9,587 0.00 13,764-30.35
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 667,848 0.14 560,22019.21
69 Ceramic products 115,129 0.02 15,878625.09
70 Glass and glassware 33,620 0.01 13524,803.70
72 Iron and steel 77,410,744 16.19 64,086,62620.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 347,874 0.07 107,637223.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 319 0.00 571-44.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,042,239 0.43 1,402,81345.58
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,575 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,809-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 243,719 0.05 1,545,473-84.23
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 283,420 0.06 1,001,360-71.70
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 39,078 0.01 202,408-80.69
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 23,160 0.00 105,881-78.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,162 0.00 2,839,748-99.92
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 144,880 0.03 109,73332.03
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 79,757 0.02 341,391-76.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,313 0.00 167686.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,638 0.00 373339.14
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,436 0.00 9,797-44.51
SS Classified 24,136 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

The major share of Russian imports from Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.59% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (45.69% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.30% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (32.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.90% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (14.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.20% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (2.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $10,065,826;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $5,254,061;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $3,726,754;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $3,351,968;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,570,084;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $2,105,175;
  • 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 $1,866,757;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $1,269,866;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,134,182;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $888,244;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $741,607.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $15,046,958;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $5,383,997;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,870,150;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $2,374,161;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1,747,953;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1,575,435;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $966,729;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $907,994.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 2,105,175 0.87 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 495,890 0.20 178,850177.27
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 77,454 0.03 8,500811.22
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 416,194 0.17 857,919-51.49
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,817,005 1.58 2,547,13949.85
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,356 0.00 58,449-94.26
10 Cereals 3,697,082 1.53 1,126,998228.05
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,476,859 1.02 1,735,25242.74
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11,004,703 4.54 7,277,94951.21
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,477,908 1.02 2,437,5261.66
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 288,576 0.12 245,01017.78
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 195,354 0.08 257,961-24.27
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 638,220 0.26 490,15930.21
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 200,125 0.08 163,12622.68
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,791,247 1.98 1,439,279232.89
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 152,369 0.06 200,361-23.95
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,339,611 0.55 3,087,564-56.61
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,061,940 0.44 365,648190.43
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 12,382,259 5.11 11,248,07710.08
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 604,128 0.25 549,04810.03
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 99,603 0.04 509,721-80.46
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 49,813 0.02 42,24317.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 198,694 0.08 157,08026.49
29 Organic chemicals 427,898 0.18 1,335,892-67.97
30 Pharmaceutical products 35,883,849 14.81 25,818,02338.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,332,239 1.38 3,249,6832.54
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 602,817 0.25 332,87381.10
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 1,145,037 0.47 1,349,636-15.16
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 14,370,102 5.93 16,744,263-14.18
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 252 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 89-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 16,798,648 6.93 22,182,645-24.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,798,570 2.39 5,348,3638.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,129,894 0.88 1,888,68512.77
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 17,560 0.01 8,657102.84
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 915,292 0.38 27,0483,283.95
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 178,723 0.07 202,563-11.77
45 Cork and articles of cork 325 0.00 658-50.61
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 87-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,752,923 0.72 1,687,7933.86
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 339,789 0.14 189,06979.72
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 105 0.00 968-89.15
52 Cotton 67 0.00 3,652-98.17
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 762 0.00 136460.29
54 Man-made filaments 1,398 0.00 222529.73
55 Man-made staple fibers 328,100 0.14 158,644106.82
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 87,033 0.04 766,718-88.65
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 199,052 0.08 107,33985.44
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 26,537 0.01 35,270-24.76
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 118,823 0.05 127,056-6.48
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 482 0.00 673-28.38
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 29,819 0.01 165,694-82.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 50,745 0.02 27,74182.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 234,855 0.10 289,495-18.87
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14,150 0.01 7,67184.46
65 Headgear and parts thereof 151 0.00 50202.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 765 0.00 963-20.56
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 24 0.00 47,477-99.95
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 710,032 0.29 546,31529.97
69 Ceramic products 471,115 0.19 199,031136.70
70 Glass and glassware 120,896 0.05 1,087,625-88.88
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,859 0.00 4,573-37.48
72 Iron and steel 122,822 0.05 67,53681.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,060,832 3.33 2,806,771187.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 246,642 0.10 491,101-49.78
75 Nickel and articles thereof 78 0.00 1,590-95.09
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,187,704 0.49 1,033,80114.89
79 Zinc and articles thereof 214 0.00 2,368-90.96
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,770 0.00 590,652-99.19
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 225,217 0.09 137,74763.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 340,407 0.14 394,983-13.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 70,241,598 28.99 73,111,748-3.93
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 10,937,283 4.51 9,070,52620.58
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 23,800 0.01 36,213-34.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,110,535 0.87 1,942,2058.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 69,391 0.03 15,116,349-99.54
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,129,792 4.18 9,560,2535.96
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,962 0.00 22,016-86.55
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11,491 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 1,004,299 0.41 689,03145.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,333,165 0.96 3,908,600-40.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 570,315 0.24 314,66981.24
SS Classified 28,706 0.01 0

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