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

Russia’s Trade with Luxembourg

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Luxembourg totaled $52,977,541, up 6.13% ($3,057,789) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $15,695,927, up 66.36% ($6,260,936) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $37,281,614, down 7.91% ($3,203,147) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $21,585,687, a 30.48% decrease ($9,464,083) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Luxembourg was Russia’s 96th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 93rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0379% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0459% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was Russia’s 106th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 111th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0187% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0142% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Luxembourg was Russia’s 74th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 70th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0668% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0955% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of Russian exports to Luxembourg 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) - 84.95% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (78.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.99% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (13.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.51% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (2.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.64% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (2.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Luxembourg 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 $5,956,798;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $443,276;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $173,200.

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

  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $191,606;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $130,252.
Russia’s exports to Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 24,986 0.16 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,333,405 84.95 7,376,60780.75
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 787 0.01 11,955-93.42
29 Organic chemicals 9,091 0.06 6611,275.34
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 2,720 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 203,162 1.29 222,002-8.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,242 0.03 575811.65
40 Rubber and articles thereof 173,200 1.10 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 19,138 0.12 46,838-59.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,410-100.00
69 Ceramic products 8,696 0.06 0
70 Glass and glassware 90,314 0.58 281,920-67.96
72 Iron and steel 1,556,625 9.92 1,113,34939.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,727 0.07 20,476-47.61
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 130,252-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 257,834 1.64 224,51214.84
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 0 0.00 4,434-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Luxembourg

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 42.33% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (23.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 20.28% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (16.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 17.08% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (20.65% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.32% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (31.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.25% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (5.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,946,108;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $2,173,544;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,276,987;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $807,884;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $732,101;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $571,343;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $404,527;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $213,916.

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

  • 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) - a decrease of $7,951,036;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,758,572;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,479,980;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $551,923;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $551,185;
  • 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) - a decrease of $174,686.
Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 31,892 0.09 39,248-18.74
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,018 0.00 1,124-9.43
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,486 0.02 2,131251.29
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,950 0.01 0
29 Organic chemicals 15,633 0.04 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,984,881 5.32 1,176,99768.64
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 895,030 2.40 681,11431.41
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 213,930 0.57 388,616-44.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 615 0.00 1,278-51.88
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 99,314 0.27 28,424249.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,270,184 22.18 4,324,07691.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,303,041 11.54 3,026,05442.20
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 2,183-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,384,434 14.44 6,864,414-21.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,175,886 5.84 2,34292,807.17
54 Man-made filaments 21,087 0.06 6,240237.93
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,549,370 4.16 2,100,555-26.24
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 13,296 0.04 58,613-77.32
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 437 0.00 3,825-88.58
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 270 0.00 14684.93
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 66,432 0.18 14,900345.85
69 Ceramic products 13,279 0.04 3803,394.47
70 Glass and glassware 515,813 1.38 593,834-13.14
72 Iron and steel 717,039 1.92 3,475,611-79.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,397,452 6.43 2,949,375-18.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,378 0.01 19,239-87.64
75 Nickel and articles thereof 60,911 0.16 31,78891.62
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 684,942 1.84 113,599502.95
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9,785 0.03 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 38,983 0.10 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 30,851 0.08 46,047-33.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,416,315 6.48 1,684,21443.47
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10,625 0.03 39,529-73.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,418,963 11.85 4,014,43610.08
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 472,389 1.27 8,423,425-94.39
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 348,964 0.94 261,09633.65
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 98,478 0.26 101,604-3.08
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 385-100.00
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 5,063 0.01 3,55142.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 198 0.00 4,368-95.47

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia