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

Russia’s Trade with the Netherlands

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with the Netherlands totaled $10,247,477,895, up 23.31% ($1,937,076,011) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to the Netherlands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $9,180,782,306, up 22.98% ($1,715,550,504) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from the Netherlands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $1,066,695,589, up 26.21% ($221,525,507) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Netherlands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $8,114,086,717, a 22.57% increase ($1,494,024,997) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

The Netherlands was Russia’s 3rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 7.3323% of Russia’s total trade (down from 7.6355% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The Netherlands was Russia’s 2nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 1st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 10.9331% of Russia’s total exports (down from 11.2348% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The Netherlands was Russia’s 12th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 13th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.9122% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.9937% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to the Netherlands

The major share of Russian exports to the Netherlands 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) - 88.57% of Russia’s total exports to the Netherlands (86.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.68% of Russia’s total exports to the Netherlands (9.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.73% of Russia’s total exports to the Netherlands (1.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.48% of Russia’s total exports to the Netherlands (1.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Netherlands 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 $1,634,718,011;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $157,566,767;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $58,573,348;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $27,862,878.

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

  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $158,658,045.
Russia’s exports to the Netherlands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 16,536-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 107,135,979 1.17 48,562,631120.61
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 250,717 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 15,810-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 89,289-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 64,963 0.00 130,620-50.27
10 Cereals 3,959,525 0.04 9,893,922-59.98
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 42,513 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 344,279 0.00 1,204,353-71.41
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 6,364 0.00 39,433-83.86
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11,581,899 0.13 479,4742,315.54
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 850,161 0.01 592,80043.41
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,646,520 0.02 912,95380.35
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 540 0.00 28,136-98.08
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14,881 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,781 0.00 9,523-18.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 33,580 0.00 1,931,979-98.26
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 10,205,380 0.11 16,553,930-38.35
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 140,051 0.00 207,913-32.64
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,670,125 0.02 1,981,757-15.73
26 Ores, slag and ash 31,576,363 0.34 3,713,485750.32
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,098,541,821 88.21 6,463,823,81025.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10,000,827 0.11 7,251,42637.92
29 Organic chemicals 120,311,937 1.31 96,293,29524.94
30 Pharmaceutical products 277,417 0.00 256,2978.24
31 Fertilizers 21,551,441 0.23 7,082,551204.29
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 436,853 0.00 17,2402,433.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,945,675 0.02 1,638,16418.77
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 237,691 0.00 534,513-55.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,458 0.00 169762.72
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 636,442 0.01 1,138,217-44.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,344,667 0.01 4,824,042-72.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,698,924 0.02 1,142,42448.71
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 35,449 0.00 23,44151.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23,440,425 0.26 27,912,978-16.02
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,053,055 0.01 709,04048.52
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,749,814 0.02 1,818,646-3.78
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10,042 0.00 12,034-16.55
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 101,654 0.00 185,913-45.32
54 Man-made filaments 326,326 0.00 43,138656.47
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 162 0.00 27500.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 106 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 125 0.00 10025.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 82 0.00 13530.77
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,530 0.00 2,014124.93
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,531 0.00 18,599-64.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,459 0.00 3,395237.53
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 21,210 0.00 11,10890.94
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 625,426 0.01 321,79194.36
69 Ceramic products 64,085 0.00 71,215-10.01
70 Glass and glassware 272,187 0.00 93,890189.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 84,504 0.00 39,268115.20
72 Iron and steel 104,335,169 1.14 122,302,931-14.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,262,096 0.02 2,316,366-2.34
74 Copper and articles thereof 388,178,873 4.23 230,612,10668.33
75 Nickel and articles thereof 67,466,024 0.73 226,124,069-70.16
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 112,894,839 1.23 110,621,1012.06
78 Lead and articles thereof 224 0.00 640,859-99.97
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 8,928,853-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 28-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 29,099,101 0.32 34,590,561-15.88
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 982,017 0.01 1,744,366-43.70
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,312 0.00 11,844-80.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,930,268 0.06 6,741,453-12.03
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 5,098,062 0.06 4,160,72322.53
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 2,204 0.00 21,289-89.65
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,099,494 0.01 5,351,311-79.45
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,172,128 0.03 1,216260,765.79
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,211,519 0.02 1,736,62527.35
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 763,538 0.01 5,843,761-86.93
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 755,617 0.01 507,24848.96
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,347,004 0.01 1,099,63922.50
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 50,868 0.00 242,151-78.99
SS Classified 807,001 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from the Netherlands

The major share of Russian imports from the Netherlands 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) - 49.77% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (42.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.82% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (29.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.27% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (18.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.79% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (3.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.61% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (1.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.51% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (1.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.88% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (1.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Netherlands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $115,509,832;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $91,418,265;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $17,465,838;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $13,556,769;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $6,296,004;
  • 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 $5,680,090;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $4,242,609;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $3,783,365;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $3,570,202;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,372,221;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $3,372,123.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Netherlands 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 $35,913,174;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $5,195,598;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $3,259,968.
Russia’s imports from the Netherlands in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 19,857,186 1.86 15,614,57727.17
02 Meat and edible meat offal 102,599 0.01 115,230-10.96
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 23,434 0.00 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 15,947,168 1.50 18,830,830-15.31
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 227,669 0.02 390,982-41.77
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 13,602,730 1.28 13,523,5150.59
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6,138,393 0.58 7,558,980-18.79
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,784,950 0.17 1,590,71712.21
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,078,704 0.10 1,132,822-4.78
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,343,387 0.22 2,129,33910.05
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 104,643 0.01 61,50070.15
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 7,001 0.00 17,346-59.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 20,356,887 1.91 23,036,592-11.63
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,567,578 0.24 2,862,694-10.31
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,030,466 0.47 8,050,760-37.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 17,354,118 1.63 16,462,8885.41
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 19,202,315 1.80 17,980,7306.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,696,550 0.53 6,672,400-14.63
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,736,651 0.63 4,809,34240.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 13,632,674 1.28 12,007,30413.54
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 371,678 0.03 59,457525.12
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,440,062 0.14 3,912,502-63.19
26 Ores, slag and ash 5,569,360 0.52 2,197,237153.47
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,069,523 0.85 7,983,60613.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,988,777 0.28 2,476,06920.71
29 Organic chemicals 16,226,482 1.52 16,981,558-4.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 105,850,371 9.92 92,293,60214.69
31 Fertilizers 1,215,553 0.11 1,717,366-29.22
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13,553,146 1.27 12,400,7919.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,344,765 0.50 4,448,79120.14
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 12,426,963 1.16 13,809,487-10.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 9,678,776 0.91 8,839,8419.49
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 69,415 0.01 113,781-38.99
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3,039,150 0.28 3,351,243-9.31
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 20,404,537 1.91 14,108,53344.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 89,960,328 8.43 72,494,49024.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,354,416 0.50 4,495,18619.11
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 136,446 0.01 14,665830.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 65,137 0.01 21,516202.74
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2,762 0.00 6,362-56.59
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 728,481 0.07 905,413-19.54
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,110 0.00 1,199-7.42
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2,532 0.00 7,810-67.58
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,586 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,266,985 0.78 7,323,53312.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 367,205 0.03 1,194,677-69.26
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 8 0.00 80.00
52 Cotton 113,298 0.01 98,57314.94
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2,767 0.00 2,21724.81
54 Man-made filaments 3,975,700 0.37 405,498880.45
55 Man-made staple fibers 111,503 0.01 151,045-26.18
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,867,198 0.18 1,074,27873.81
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,790,244 0.26 2,837,122-1.65
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 212,619 0.02 116,94781.81
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,372,588 0.13 876,13556.66
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,053 0.00 338,949-99.69
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24,482 0.00 10,292137.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 48,479 0.00 52,417-7.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,626,618 0.62 5,147,61128.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19,090 0.00 4,618313.38
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,997 0.00 1,416111.65
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,235 0.00 1,049113.06
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 9,762 0.00 1,280662.66
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,679,722 0.16 1,839,774-8.70
69 Ceramic products 1,155,810 0.11 779,44148.29
70 Glass and glassware 1,655,261 0.16 1,242,49533.22
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 25,345 0.00 8,211208.67
72 Iron and steel 1,817,465 0.17 1,463,28424.20
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,451,577 1.73 15,079,35622.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 317,901 0.03 147,904114.94
75 Nickel and articles thereof 239,564 0.02 199,15220.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,722,726 0.54 8,982,694-36.29
78 Lead and articles thereof 44,410 0.00 45,885-3.21
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,355 0.00 14,695-83.97
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,010 0.00 27,426-92.67
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 98,398 0.01 29,745230.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,162,362 0.11 2,221,923-47.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,915,939 0.18 2,280,620-15.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 285,232,429 26.74 193,814,16447.17
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 23,149,110 2.17 17,469,02032.52
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 312,347 0.03 124,577150.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 137,737,543 12.91 22,227,711519.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 65,332,059 6.12 101,245,233-35.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19,119,301 1.79 24,314,899-21.37
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,728 0.00 1,71958.70
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 13,639 0.00 2,930365.49
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 13,481,428 1.26 9,698,06339.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 688,042 0.06 576,15419.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,070,250 0.57 6,195,773-2.03
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 138,700 0.01 10,5161,218.94
SS Classified 15,878 0.00 0

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