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Russian trade in goods with Ireland in Q3 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 Ireland in the third quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Ireland totaled $362,374,377, up 43.83% ($110,430,380) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $96,076,858, up 134.59% ($55,121,541) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $266,297,519, up 26.21% ($55,308,839) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $170,220,661, a 0.11% increase ($187,298) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Ireland was Russia’s 53rd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 50th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2479% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2066% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Ireland was Russia’s 76th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 82nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1126% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0569% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Ireland was Russia’s 36th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 32nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4378% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4222% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 43.63% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (70.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.63% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (21.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.62% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (3.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.61% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (3.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.56% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $13,064,964;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,137,646;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,962,834;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,061,886;
  • 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 $618,611.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,389,973.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 94,022-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 112-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 28,496-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 100,032 0.10 99,2950.74
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 437,397 0.46 325,22134.49
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 54,833 0.06 6,428753.03
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 41,862,559 43.57 28,797,59545.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 618,611 0.64 0
29 Organic chemicals 7,365 0.01 1,397,338-99.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 429 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 8,582,205 8.93 7,520,31914.12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,249 0.01 8,0112.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 38,059 0.04 9573,876.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 14-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,172,113 3.30 1,034,467206.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 296,586 0.31 170,53973.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,050 0.00 40,603-97.41
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 189 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 41-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 73,357 0.08 66,32610.60
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 372-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 280,043 0.29 0
72 Iron and steel 61,952 0.06 35,24275.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 538 0.00 15,471-96.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 14-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 222-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 157,687 0.16 15,153940.63
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 806,809 0.84 730,81910.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,514,731 2.62 551,897355.65
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 0 0.00 15,064-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,064 0.00 1,27961.38
SS Classified 37,000,000 38.51 0

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 49.51% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (50.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 31.85% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (32.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.26% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (13.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.72% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (1.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $21,696,715;
  • 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 $12,351,913;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $12,094,332;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $9,067,018;
  • 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 $2,894,236;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,723,201;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1,157,399;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $971,014.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $7,398,095;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,753,347.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
01 Live animals 811,613 0.30 13,3235,991.82
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 88,036 0.03 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 2,819-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 26,374 0.01 21312,282.16
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 120,321 0.05 159,118-24.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 13,066 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,131,847 0.80 1,526,95239.61
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 56,693 0.02 27,529105.94
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 13,964,093 5.24 13,858,7300.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,035,121 0.39 860,22820.33
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,345,752 2.01 4,682,35214.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 16,423,554 6.17 7,356,536123.25
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 563,641 0.21 330,77270.40
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 55,516 0.02 26,521109.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 29,904-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,086 0.00 6901,796.52
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 19,720,755 7.41 7,368,842167.62
29 Organic chemicals 2,188,668 0.82 1,800,91121.53
30 Pharmaceutical products 71,977,906 27.03 50,281,19143.15
31 Fertilizers 20,698 0.01 3,949424.13
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,725,812 0.65 2,205,407-21.75
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 25,005,608 9.39 32,403,703-22.83
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 568,746 0.21 364,51456.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,986,825 1.12 3,649,390-18.16
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,584,622 0.60 947,37967.26
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,938,649 1.85 5,107,208-3.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 993,048 0.37 1,181,318-15.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 135,673 0.05 668,982-79.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,989 0.00 1,109169.52
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 13,116 0.00 20,666-36.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 51,840 0.02 21,531140.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 150,465 0.06 572,329-73.71
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 15,425-100.00
52 Cotton 250 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 3,713 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 236 0.00 799-70.46
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 226,842 0.09 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 89,189 0.03 24,342266.40
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8,544 0.00 1,434495.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,402 0.00 1,158452.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,808 0.01 7484,286.10
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 105,323 0.04 83,55426.05
69 Ceramic products 1,746 0.00 1,7082.22
70 Glass and glassware 159,384 0.06 47,610234.77
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 469,046 0.18 11,9353,830.00
72 Iron and steel 1,995 0.00 5,194-61.59
73 Articles of iron or steel 295,609 0.11 2,048,956-85.57
74 Copper and articles thereof 204,378 0.08 131,53055.39
75 Nickel and articles thereof 80,469 0.03 82,053-1.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,584 0.00 30,518-84.98
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,712 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 3,479 0.00 939270.50
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 51,604 0.02 18,822174.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 863,256 0.32 708,05321.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 402,951 0.15 367,2139.73
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27,911,242 10.48 26,188,0416.58
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 10,111,901 3.80 7,217,66540.10
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 0 0.00 10,215-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 37,997 0.01 228,243-83.35
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 3,164-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 46,757,072 17.56 34,662,74034.89
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 64,691 0.02 63,9551.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,738,433 1.03 1,581,03473.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,948,530 1.11 1,977,51649.10

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Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia