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

Russia’s Trade with Italy

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Italy totaled $5,834,326,511, up 16.17% ($811,965,162) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Italy in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $3,132,185,598, up 5.50% ($163,162,150) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Italy in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $2,702,140,913, up 31.60% ($648,803,012) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Italy in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $430,044,685, a 53.04% decrease ($485,640,862) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Italy was Russia’s 5th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 3.9910% of Russia’s total trade (down from 4.1193% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Italy was Russia’s 6th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 3.6694% of Russia’s total exports (down from 4.1268% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Italy was Russia’s 6th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 5th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 4.4423% of Russia’s total imports (up from 4.1085% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Italy

The major share of Russian exports to Italy 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) - 86.88% of Russia’s total exports to Italy (82.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 4.07% of Russia’s total exports to Italy (4.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.89% of Russia’s total exports to Italy (6.77% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.70% of Russia’s total exports to Italy (1.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.19% of Russia’s total exports to Italy (0.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Italy 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 $277,108,530.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $81,858,471.
Russia’s exports to Italy in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 219,110 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,361,516 0.08 292,357707.75
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 44,378-100.00
10 Cereals 3,943,308 0.13 12,739,215-69.05
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,932,145 0.06 1,887,4012.37
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 22,747 0.00 3,000658.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 89-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 333,227 0.01 870,554-61.72
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 60,277 0.00 108,653-44.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 1,461-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 39,934 0.00 10039,834.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 146,145 0.00 41,583251.45
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 346,533 0.01 397,677-12.86
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,499,052 0.05 6,302,550-76.22
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 58,499 0.00 20,416186.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 957,963 0.03 504,48289.89
26 Ores, slag and ash 621,148 0.02 605,0322.66
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,719,688,777 86.83 2,442,580,24711.34
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,744,588 0.09 2,527,4878.59
29 Organic chemicals 2,240,681 0.07 3,854,965-41.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 20,744 0.00 308,781-93.28
31 Fertilizers 1,465,154 0.05 1,492,088-1.81
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,398,275 0.04 119,1601,073.44
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,136,196 0.04 593,91591.31
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 322,949 0.01 45,114615.85
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 265 0.00 3,615-92.67
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 85,606 0.00 55,02855.57
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4,033 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,281,908 0.04 622,109106.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,393,367 0.33 5,954,66574.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,184,639 0.52 13,078,06023.75
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 12,744,356 0.41 8,705,29846.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 144,498 0.00 16,222790.75
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2,954,984 0.09 739,934299.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 24,497,457 0.78 17,087,87143.36
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 54 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 987,364 0.03 1,460,014-32.37
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 27,750,205 0.89 20,307,74136.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 45,189 0.00 92,722-51.26
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 133,371 0.00 190,077-29.83
52 Cotton 306,596 0.01 490,002-37.43
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 34,915 0.00 60,814-42.59
54 Man-made filaments 638,529 0.02 1,909,403-66.56
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 514,727-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 42,069 0.00 60,464-30.42
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 59 0.00 20195.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,762 0.00 57,236-93.43
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 63,228-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 19,920 0.00 51,587-61.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 103,308 0.00 211,726-51.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 387,015 0.01 324,54419.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 80,433 0.00 54,54447.46
65 Headgear and parts thereof 357 0.00 5,989-94.04
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 27 0.00 130-79.23
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 290,017 0.01 450,479-35.62
69 Ceramic products 305,469 0.01 53,643469.45
70 Glass and glassware 1,554,760 0.05 1,920,318-19.04
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 127,548,899 4.07 131,237,237-2.81
72 Iron and steel 105,353,512 3.36 187,211,983-43.73
73 Articles of iron or steel 992,793 0.03 3,043,051-67.38
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,134,229 0.07 2,426,991-12.06
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 386,957-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,690,863 0.34 6,072,96076.04
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,085,782 0.07 1,728,78220.65
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 176,093 0.01 26,803556.99
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 365,628 0.01 3,32910,883.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,983,067 0.25 8,015,945-0.41
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 3,276,312 0.10 4,452,235-26.41
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 2,919 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,154,084 0.04 1,765,486-34.63
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,070,166 0.03 759,80140.85
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9,891 0.00 7,82126.47
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 890 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 2,036,252 0.07 1,522,54633.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 88,606 0.00 50,55675.26
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,985 0.00 24,743-87.94
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6,087 0.00 114,114-94.67
SS Classified 24,673,040 0.79 70 289 193-64.90

Russia’s Imports from Italy

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.94% of Russia’s total imports from Italy (41.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.39% of Russia’s total imports from Italy (22.44% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.85% of Russia’s total imports from Italy (11.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.82% of Russia’s total imports from Italy (8.36% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.05% of Russia’s total imports from Italy (6.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.57% of Russia’s total imports from Italy (1.58% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $247,886,568;
  • 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 $79,538,814;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $43,540,265;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $28,450,402;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $25,006,157;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $23,821,515;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $20,048,137;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $19,920,706;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $17,829,178;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $9,871,612;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $8,984,051.

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

  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $13,474,104.
Russia’s imports from Italy in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
01 Live animals 79,987 0.00 30,663160.86
02 Meat and edible meat offal 714,442 0.03 1,623,363-55.99
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 110,225 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 197,399 0.01 22,730768.45
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 14,900,940 0.55 13,708,5668.70
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,379 0.00 4,986-52.29
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 21,250,630 0.79 15,662,22035.68
10 Cereals 422,351 0.02 354,94418.99
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 622,765 0.02 549,62113.31
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,236,373 0.05 544,951126.88
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 932,090 0.03 1,236,500-24.62
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 22,118 0.00 11,56891.20
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14,576,681 0.54 14,080,5523.52
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4,111,406 0.15 3,624,32513.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,799,940 0.10 2,254,76624.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 12,758,760 0.47 15,198,700-16.05
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 16,708,922 0.62 13,180,32026.77
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 10,821,829 0.40 9,569,70613.08
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,902,145 0.26 5,495,36225.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 96,024,993 3.55 52,484,72882.96
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 18,266,566 0.68 11,123,94364.21
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 14,944,347 0.55 10,945,57636.53
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,477,411 0.05 1,091,30935.38
26 Ores, slag and ash 510,450 0.02 318,77860.13
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,040,641 0.15 4,521,840-10.64
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,732,705 0.18 2,579,15283.50
29 Organic chemicals 22,509,092 0.83 25,281,475-10.97
30 Pharmaceutical products 144,809,984 5.36 143,707,2080.77
31 Fertilizers 237,197 0.01 864,850-72.57
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 47,463,064 1.76 40,777,20716.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 66,109,189 2.45 59,281,47611.52
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 17,217,147 0.64 16,053,8937.25
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7,296,429 0.27 8,264,119-11.71
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 756,473 0.03 422,83078.91
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 512,961 0.02 553,954-7.40
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 32,165,184 1.19 31,412,3972.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 125,340,575 4.64 105,292,43819.04
40 Rubber and articles thereof 27,734,026 1.03 26,237,7005.70
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,791,439 0.10 1,171,036138.37
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 34,735,486 1.29 31,307,77210.95
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 15,683,592 0.58 5,811,980169.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,283,688 0.34 8,566,8988.37
45 Cork and articles of cork 4,213 0.00 740469.32
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,545 0.00 1,08742.13
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 27,234 0.00 8,368225.45
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 24,703,199 0.91 20,100,67422.90
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8,509,842 0.31 3,814,413123.10
50 Silk 137,708 0.01 128,0167.57
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,096,424 0.04 778,33340.87
52 Cotton 1,705,335 0.06 1,459,44916.85
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 181,443 0.01 220,952-17.88
54 Man-made filaments 2,092,541 0.08 15,566,645-86.56
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,269,796 0.08 2,230,0111.78
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,985,065 0.18 10,175,171-51.01
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 835,546 0.03 776,4897.61
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,159,912 0.04 943,60922.92
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,697,695 0.14 2,819,13131.16
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,960,122 0.07 2,330,579-15.90
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 60,287,091 2.23 40,366,38549.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 86,228,298 3.19 62,406,78338.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,678,922 0.17 2,466,82289.67
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 117,421,583 4.35 88,971,18131.98
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,392,329 0.16 2,965,39548.12
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 78,600 0.00 112,314-30.02
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 52,598 0.00 19,823165.34
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,664,170 0.28 8,559,230-10.46
69 Ceramic products 25,367,252 0.94 16,383,20154.84
70 Glass and glassware 9,143,584 0.34 6,614,88038.23
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17,128,238 0.63 9,241,55985.34
72 Iron and steel 9,317,885 0.34 7,731,04520.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 85,833,987 3.18 68,004,80926.22
74 Copper and articles thereof 13,266,141 0.49 10,067,03531.78
75 Nickel and articles thereof 977,979 0.04 536,06982.44
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 22,637,181 0.84 23,441,149-3.43
78 Lead and articles thereof 13,226 0.00 3,081329.28
79 Zinc and articles thereof 72,182 0.00 75,225-4.05
80 Tin and articles thereof 459 0.00 7,432-93.82
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 351,330 0.01 298,52717.69
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13,006,549 0.48 8,311,15056.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 17,990,855 0.67 15,500,09916.07
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 883,931,937 32.71 636,045,36938.97
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 191,006,600 7.07 111,467,78671.36
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 1,356,473 0.05 3,148,900-56.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 74,916,793 2.77 49,910,63650.10
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7,068,523 0.26 379,3091,763.53
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 56,083,896 2.08 59,130,546-5.15
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 372,961 0.01 271,36037.44
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 115,906 0.00 278,962-58.45
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 51,210,762 1.90 50,546,1761.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,337,503 0.38 12,728,052-18.78
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,279,152 0.27 6,138,80218.58
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,261,669 0.08 220,213927.04
SS Classified 63,106,658 2.34 4 408 5271,331.47

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