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

Russia’s Trade with Portugal

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Portugal was $397,915,306, down 1.02% ($4,105,121) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $255,675,681, down 11.20% ($32,252,295) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $142,239,625, up 24.67% ($28,147,174) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $113,436,056, a 34.75% decrease ($60,399,469) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Portugal was Russia’s 60th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 61st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2722% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3297% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Portugal was Russia’s 54th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 59th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2995% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.4002% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Portugal was Russia’s 55th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 56th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2338% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2283% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Portugal

The major share of Russian exports to Portugal 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) - 84.14% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (95.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.06% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (0.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.05% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (1.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.29% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (0.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.01% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (1.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Portugal 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) - an increase of $27,791,590;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,849,782;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,250,105.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Portugal 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) - a decrease of $59,243,776;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,080,547;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $887,202;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $817,087.
Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,643,842 0.64 1,646,397-0.16
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17,604 0.01 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 126,650 0.05 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 206,150 0.08 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 53,665 0.02 32,60664.59
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 215,120,940 84.14 274,364,716-21.59
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 88,251 0.03 78,38712.58
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 1,071-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 53,424 0.02 940,626-94.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 62,875 0.02 96,378-34.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,095,547 1.21 1,245,765148.49
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 806,630 0.32 615,16731.12
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 575-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,930,968 1.54 2,680,86346.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,310,955 0.51 2,128,042-38.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,559 0.00 6701,028.21
52 Cotton 1,751 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 40,796 0.02 32,36026.07
54 Man-made filaments 50,576 0.02 37,08936.36
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 324 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,225 0.00 3,769-40.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 269,797 0.11 226,85018.93
65 Headgear and parts thereof 107 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 208 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 1,863 0.00 1,37635.39
70 Glass and glassware 4,399 0.00 48,460-90.92
72 Iron and steel 27,955,098 10.93 163,50816,997.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 3,408-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 279,705 0.11 47,379490.36
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 41,229 0.02 44,673-7.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,163 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,876 0.00 3,084,423-99.87
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 13,077 0.01 17,421-24.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 18,000-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 126,551-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,601 0.00 9,114-27.57
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 160,452 0.06 220,552-27.25
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,578 0.01 3,332307.50
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 34 0.00 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 8,448-100.00
SS Classified 302,762 0.12 0

Russia’s Imports from Portugal

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 42.34% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (38.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.35% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (21.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.47% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (11.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.37% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (11.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.04% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (10.78% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.84% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (1.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $14,305,544;
  • 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 $4,371,312;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $2,500,726;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,664,001;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,559,536;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,412,270;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,267,972;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $950,811;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $734,194;
  • 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 $574,800;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $520,867;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $482,404;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $452,170;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $447,097.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Portugal 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) - a decrease of $1,553,079;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,079,311;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $655,784;
  • Cork and articles of cork (HS code 45) - a decrease of $433,509.
Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,631,059 1.15 1,787,795-8.77
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,525,222 4.59 4,024,49662.14
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,920 0.00 12,407-76.46
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,124,303 0.79 1,112,4531.07
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 38,598 0.03 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 546,669 0.38 422,09529.51
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 49,416-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 138,388 0.10 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 223,101 0.16 184,93220.64
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,074,556 0.76 1,730,340-37.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 50,568 0.04 6,680657.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,962,689 3.49 3,403,15345.83
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 74,932 0.05 3,6461,955.18
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,872 0.00 15,364-55.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 76,579 0.05 0
29 Organic chemicals 385,013 0.27 368,3814.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,495,008 4.57 7,574,319-14.25
31 Fertilizers 68,408 0.05 33,221105.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 914,310 0.64 676,04435.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 388,315 0.27 538,312-27.86
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 263,884 0.19 338,877-22.13
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 369,672 0.26 386,472-4.35
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 45,124 0.03 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 497-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 281,264 0.20 194,89244.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,516,377 2.47 2,782,18326.39
40 Rubber and articles thereof 526,784 0.37 641,076-17.83
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 81,748 0.06 4,9631,547.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 117,028 0.08 97,34320.22
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13,411 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,142,441 0.80 1,421,405-19.63
45 Cork and articles of cork 9,488,465 6.67 9,921,974-4.37
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 141,952-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,219,610 1.56 807,340174.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,694 0.00 3,881-56.35
50 Silk 0 0.00 106-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 33,180 0.02 8,188305.23
52 Cotton 50,552 0.04 70,622-28.42
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 650 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 575,705 0.40 272,887110.97
55 Man-made staple fibers 71,811 0.05 162,747-55.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 206,033 0.14 411,186-49.89
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 132,894 0.09 148,102-10.27
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5,945 0.00 5,37010.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,164,544 0.82 717,44762.32
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 429-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 14,238,188 10.01 14,482,626-1.69
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9,419,671 6.62 8,468,86011.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,167,087 1.52 1,714,91726.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 32,094,886 22.56 17,789,34280.42
65 Headgear and parts thereof 59,899 0.04 39,87950.20
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 143 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 780,256 0.55 297,852161.96
69 Ceramic products 1,990,180 1.40 1,469,31335.45
70 Glass and glassware 301,304 0.21 402,014-25.05
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 247,000 0.17 44655,281.17
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 845-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,882,853 2.03 1,614,88178.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 53,438 0.04 16,994214.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 198,159 0.14 153,06129.46
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 48-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,953-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 15,416 0.01 23,817-35.27
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 488,539 0.34 247,07097.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 405,746 0.29 182,802121.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,667,018 6.80 11,220,097-13.84
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 13,836,051 9.73 9,464,73946.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,119,397 3.60 3,455,39648.16
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,386 0.00 6,459-16.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 315,584 0.22 273,81415.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 27,034 0.02 35,784-24.45
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 2,600,724 1.83 2,025,92428.37
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 95,138 0.07 71,91232.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 183,305 0.13 71,952154.76
SS Classified 10,897 0.01 73 661-85.21

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