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

Russia’s Trade with Romania

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Romania totaled $928,446,175, up 13.96% ($113,751,171) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Romania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $521,919,881, up 14.62% ($66,575,579) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Romania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $406,526,294, up 13.13% ($47,175,592) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Romania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $115,393,587, a 20.21% increase ($19,399,987) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Romania was Russia’s 31st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 28th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.6351% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6682% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Romania was Russia’s 34th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 28th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.6114% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.6329% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Romania was Russia’s 30th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.6683% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.7190% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Romania

The major share of Russian exports to Romania 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) - 74.32% of Russia’s total exports to Romania (72.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.41% of Russia’s total exports to Romania (13.53% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.94% of Russia’s total exports to Romania (2.78% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.88% of Russia’s total exports to Romania (3.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.07% of Russia’s total exports to Romania (3.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.72% of Russia’s total exports to Romania (2.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Romania 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 $66,033,614;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $7,548,264;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $6,140,534;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,681,881;
  • 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 $2,590,835;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,568,419;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $2,043,354;
  • 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 $1,879,041;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,589,821.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $11,070,988;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $7,614,559;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $7,171,825;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $5,774,730.
Russia’s exports to Romania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 105,346 0.02 11,596808.47
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 147,449 0.03 480,532-69.32
10 Cereals 1,300,912 0.25 12,371,900-89.48
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 153,391-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,043,354 0.39 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 39,157-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 121 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 283 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 11,769-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 107,135 0.02 68,47456.46
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 32,571 0.01 81,914-60.24
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 842,746 0.16 6,617,476-87.26
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,264,013 0.43 3,041,444-25.56
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 384,807,218 73.73 318,773,60420.71
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,764,375 0.91 2,173,540119.20
29 Organic chemicals 12,361,693 2.37 4,813,429156.82
30 Pharmaceutical products 171,299 0.03 466,553-63.28
31 Fertilizers 27,733,950 5.31 34,905,775-20.55
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 32,110 0.01 16,76591.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,022,770 0.20 811,81425.99
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 27,521 0.01 109,206-74.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 15,647 0.00 9921,477.32
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 21,250 0.00 19,9006.78
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 307,053 0.06 270,86913.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,802,184 0.35 2,441,149-26.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,733,310 4.16 15,592,77639.38
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 35,806 0.01 4897,222.29
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12,915 0.00 9,66133.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,254,300 2.16 10,170,10210.66
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,171,197 0.22 400,262192.61
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,816,910 1.50 6,227,08925.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 904 0.00 40,397-97.76
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 286-100.00
52 Cotton 107,742 0.02 99,8047.95
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 65,726 0.01 21,244209.39
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 21,067-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 89,241 0.02 4,8291,748.02
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,214,709 0.23 178,721579.67
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 7,941-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 31 0.00 1,811-98.29
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 272 0.00 2,692-89.90
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,237 0.00 665537.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 178 0.00 214-16.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 5,333-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 51 0.00 8,330-99.39
65 Headgear and parts thereof 33 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,082,786 0.59 2,658,02215.98
69 Ceramic products 453,416 0.09 213,043112.83
70 Glass and glassware 1,824,735 0.35 1,200,66251.98
72 Iron and steel 7,905,327 1.51 15,519,886-49.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 891,636 0.17 748,92519.06
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,627 0.00 31,018-94.75
75 Nickel and articles thereof 25 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,870,801 0.36 336,248456.38
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 10,360-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 132 0.00 407-67.57
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 6,705-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 87,010 0.02 219,741-60.40
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 31,482 0.01 35,989-12.52
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 28,554 0.01 328,412-91.31
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,775,708 2.06 8,093,82733.13
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 4,192,885 0.80 2,313,84481.21
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 443,688 0.09 53,920722.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,270,604 0.82 1,702,185150.89
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 29,965 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 869,741 0.17 484,60679.47
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 7,519-100.00
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 440,382 0.08 162,144171.60
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 137,533 0.03 32,839318.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,135,282 0.22 709,03860.12
SS Classified 28,000 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Romania

The major share of Russian imports from Romania 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) - 55.20% of Russia’s total imports from Romania (54.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.45% of Russia’s total imports from Romania (20.58% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.28% of Russia’s total imports from Romania (10.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.26% of Russia’s total imports from Romania (5.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.46% of Russia’s total imports from Romania (1.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.28% of Russia’s total imports from Romania (4.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Romania 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 $26,210,002;
  • 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 $10,917,609;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $8,167,346;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $6,410,964;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $4,434,417;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4,071,829;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $3,507,559;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,500,844;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,375,556;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,290,297.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $14,485,472;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $7,972,278;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,843,668;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,615,195.
Russia’s imports from Romania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
10 Cereals 0 0.00 268,173-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,065 0.00 14,486,537-99.99
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 78,671 0.02 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 68,311 0.02 29,487131.66
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 146,074 0.04 57,989151.90
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 80,019 0.02 194,321-58.82
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 201,606 0.05 214,021-5.80
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 202,162 0.05 152,29632.74
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 129,785 0.03 84,46753.65
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 212,222 0.05 237,010-10.46
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 5,778-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,681,079 0.91 2,390,78253.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 229,204 0.06 239,512-4.30
29 Organic chemicals 905,272 0.22 657,22437.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 35,511,618 8.74 35,625,421-0.32
31 Fertilizers 30,267 0.01 41,019-26.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,139,579 0.28 539,685111.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 23,950,547 5.89 15,783,20151.75
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 141,014 0.03 95,15948.19
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 406-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 95,923 0.02 231,993-58.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,479,138 2.82 7,407,30954.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 17,781,095 4.37 13,346,67833.22
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 40,803-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,235,844 0.30 1,727,307-28.45
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 67,774 0.02 36,11387.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,389,073 0.59 1,656,69144.21
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 34-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,890,182 0.71 4,733,850-38.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 643,686 0.16 164,168292.09
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 38,585 0.01 20,46588.54
52 Cotton 11,221 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 287,622 0.07 183,22356.98
55 Man-made staple fibers 531,646 0.13 423,29425.60
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 613,410 0.15 159,890283.65
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 9,408 0.00 6,87136.92
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 157,542 0.04 151,7313.83
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,041,696 0.26 709,34746.85
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 4,821 0.00 8,522-43.43
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,859,093 1.69 7,319,561-6.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 21,540,696 5.30 18,033,13719.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 483,746 0.12 480,8970.59
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 18,096,783 4.45 11,685,81954.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 98,506 0.02 115,726-14.88
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 152,529 0.04 159,636-4.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,106 0.00 3,560-68.93
69 Ceramic products 1,098,278 0.27 1,247,622-11.97
70 Glass and glassware 1,336,968 0.33 1,046,76227.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,153 0.00 942,190.43
72 Iron and steel 2,701,637 0.66 1,326,081103.73
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,968,340 2.70 10,866,3240.94
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,029 0.00 4,171-3.40
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,377,373 0.34 1,372,0870.39
78 Lead and articles thereof 5 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 52,090 0.01 58,702-11.26
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 58,618 0.01 56,3224.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 136,256 0.03 113,49420.06
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,078,456 1.50 5,237,83016.05
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 64,710,599 15.92 38,500,59768.08
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 46,903,561 11.54 35,985,95230.34
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 147,811 0.04 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 85,398,698 21.01 87,013,893-1.86
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 19,665,681 4.84 27,637,959-28.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,582,051 1.87 5,081,20749.22
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,026 0.00 5,569-81.58
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 56,621 0.01 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 3,692,573 0.91 3,252,97113.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 804,256 0.20 237,834238.16
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 529,594 0.13 396,11833.70

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