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

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with New Zealand totaled $104,336,996, up 269.29% ($76,083,271) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $40,707,200, up 4,156.61% ($39,750,870) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $63,629,796, up 133.10% ($36,332,401) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $22,922,596, a 12.98% decrease ($3,418,469) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

New Zealand was Russia’s 83rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 101st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0747% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0260% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

New Zealand was Russia’s 90th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 143rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0485% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0014% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

New Zealand was Russia’s 64th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 77th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1141% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0644% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

The major share of Russian exports to New Zealand 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) - 96.25% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (14.71% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.84% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (30.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.74% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (22.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.53% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (16.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.45% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (10.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.06% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (2.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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 $39,181,243;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $281,038.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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
02 Meat and edible meat offal 10,281 0.03 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,259 0.01 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 1,379-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 998-100.00
10 Cereals 10,218 0.03 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,213 0.00 1,393-12.92
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 5,907 0.01 2,512135.15
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 16,016 0.04 35,346-54.69
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 292 0.00 17,078-98.29
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,584 0.01 21,669-83.46
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,921-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 292,958 0.72 213,76637.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 1-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 39,181,243 96.25 0
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 48-100.00
31 Fertilizers 93,200 0.23 102,950-9.47
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 311,038 0.76 30,000936.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 255-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 94 0.00 2,250-95.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,518 0.01 5,1856.42
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 271,194 0.67 215,76825.69
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 27,813 0.07 19146,284.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 428 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 179,542 0.44 98,48382.31
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 301 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 650-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 1,094-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,479 0.01 3,289-24.63
65 Headgear and parts thereof 130 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 44,059 0.11 4719,254.35
70 Glass and glassware 113 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 1,144 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,927 0.06 25,065-8.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 795-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 93 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 679 0.00 162319.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 73,343 0.18 102,269-28.28
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 17,840 0.04 29,775-40.08
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 14,129-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 120,178 0.30 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,187 0.01 16,197-74.15
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 358 0.00 6,938-94.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,554 0.02 4,47546.46
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 89.21% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (88.69% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.09% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (7.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.32% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (2.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $29,790,092;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,300,414;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2,758,455;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,563,671;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,049,420;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $981,430;
  • 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 $759,641;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $598,154;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $349,934;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $211,920.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $2,863,488;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $2,270,417;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $334,961.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,799,317 4.40 5,662,805-50.57
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,012,877 7.88 2,254,422122.36
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 32,960,698 51.80 3,170,606939.57
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 116,009 0.18 22,641412.38
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6,739 0.01 12,337-45.38
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 185,582 0.29 19,760839.18
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,139,911 11.22 3,839,49785.96
10 Cereals 1,199,111 1.88 149,691701.06
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 320,492 0.50 397,851-19.44
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,113 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,157,738 8.11 7,428,155-30.57
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,302 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,849,814 2.91 1,251,66047.79
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,016 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 211,920 0.33 0
29 Organic chemicals 887 0.00 1,985-55.31
30 Pharmaceutical products 215,516 0.34 56,940278.50
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6,007 0.01 3521,606.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,867 0.01 16,758-59.02
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 927 0.00 5,896-84.28
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,385,435 2.18 404,005242.93
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 389,655 0.61 39,721880.98
39 Plastics and articles thereof 84,883 0.13 56,26150.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,292 0.03 10,48384.03
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 10,037-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 125 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 357 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,859 0.00 981,796.94
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 99 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 18,800-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 1,439-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 220 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 139 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,362 0.01 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 415,543 0.65 263,24257.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,674-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 49 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 456 0.00 4296.29
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 27,410 0.04 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 145,424 0.23 256,101-43.22
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,201 0.00 99720.46
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 27,741 0.04 4,623500.06
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,759 0.00 1,18648.31
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,300,491 3.62 736,820212.22
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 1,040,734 1.64 281,093270.25
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 81 0.00 47,226-99.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 900 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 534,460 0.84 869,421-38.53
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,713-100.00
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 19,152 0.03 18106,300.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,421 0.02 1907,490.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,705 0.00 462485.50

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia