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

Russia’s Trade with Spain

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Spain was $1,294,028,901, down 0.46% ($6,022,677) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Spain in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $483,562,898, down 28.52% ($192,929,152) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Spain in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $810,466,003, up 29.97% ($186,906,475) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with Spain went from a surplus of $52,932,522 in the 3rd quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $326,903,105 in the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Spain was Russia’s 23rd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 22nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.8852% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.0663% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Spain was Russia’s 33rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 31st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.5665% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.9403% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Spain was Russia’s 19th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 16th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.3324% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.2477% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Spain

The major share of Russian exports to Spain 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) - 78.63% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (82.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.01% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (10.35% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.68% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (2.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.39% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (2.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.07% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (0.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $7,059,188;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,909,283;
  • 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 $2,364,446;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,104,485;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $1,967,470;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,606,413;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,545,305.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Spain 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 $180,120,906;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $11,854,419;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $7,538,669;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $4,706,663;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $3,723,411;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,130,169.
Russia’s exports to Spain in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 2,070,721 0.43 1,868,07310.85
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,235,136 0.26 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 316 0.00 409-22.74
10 Cereals 0 0.00 3,130,169-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 18,790 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 757,649 0.16 1,108,860-31.67
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8,736 0.00 7,547,405-99.88
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,083,134 0.64 1,115,664176.35
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 345,173 0.07 216,47959.45
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 13,163 0.00 62,216-78.84
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17,281 0.00 113,389-84.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 47,792 0.01 59,367-19.50
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,976,617 0.82 2,370,20467.78
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 735,099 0.15 53,2501,280.47
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 379,480,566 78.48 559,601,472-32.19
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,367,077 1.11 3,002,63178.75
29 Organic chemicals 4,690,171 0.97 1,780,888163.36
31 Fertilizers 8,999,818 1.86 1,940,630363.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 49,778 0.01 56,544-11.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 332,905 0.07 113,034194.52
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 908 0.00 1,705-46.74
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 50,548 0.01 40,90023.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 752,781 0.16 1,515,393-50.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,245,801 1.50 5,141,31640.93
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,406,512 0.70 3,172,9697.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 14 0.00 139-89.93
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 51,040-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,727,107 0.77 2,181,80270.83
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 16 0.00 156.67
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 26,619 0.01 22,89316.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,165,317 0.24 2,037,420-42.80
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 256,016 0.05 21,0281,117.50
52 Cotton 64,825 0.01 0
54 Man-made filaments 476,490 0.10 302,11557.72
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 93,492 0.02 1,112,383-91.60
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,670 0.00 93279.18
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 8 0.00 456-98.25
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 130-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 125 0.00 2,325-94.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10,678 0.00 35,996-70.34
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 309,567 0.06 707,158-56.22
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 156,376 0.03 22710,700.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 68,489 0.01 16,689310.38
69 Ceramic products 44,262 0.01 79,834-44.56
70 Glass and glassware 792,573 0.16 949,166-16.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 13,139 0.00 22,037-40.38
72 Iron and steel 40,773,324 8.43 52,627,743-22.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,519 0.00 363,880-95.74
74 Copper and articles thereof 32 0.00 111-71.17
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,658-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,268,250 1.50 11,974,913-39.30
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 251,182 0.05 1,184,751-78.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,730 0.00 531979.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 107,689 0.02 3,831,100-97.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 546,317 0.11 1,541,898-64.57
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 2,358,944 0.49 911,602158.77
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 130,051 0.03 21,596502.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 188,584 0.04 77,592143.05
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 12,962 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 163,901 0.03 403,228-59.35
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 96 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,341-100.00
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 961,245 0.20 818,57317.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11,920 0.00 96,089-87.59
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 915 0.00 1,174-22.06
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 21,138 0.00 4,289392.84
SS Classified 851,844 0.18 1 072 434-20.57

Russia’s Imports from Spain

The major share of Russian imports from Spain 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) - 34.87% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (31.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 29.30% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (31.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.39% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (17.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.08% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (6.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.99% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (2.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.44% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (1.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Spain 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 $42,762,987;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $27,497,755;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $20,449,952;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $16,401,272;
  • 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 $11,938,053;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $9,993,077;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $8,000,548;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $7,300,881;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $6,974,303;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $6,519,542;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,110,802;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $4,872,964;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $3,583,240;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $3,166,800;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $2,640,561;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,505,176.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Spain 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 64,578 0.01 60,5646.63
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,168,598 0.27 1,273,38570.30
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,166 0.00 2,420196.12
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5,395,016 0.67 6,448,091-16.33
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9,125 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 77,807 0.01 24,379219.16
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,217,077 0.15 789,42554.17
10 Cereals 81,912 0.01 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 613,414 0.08 463,25732.41
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 359,017 0.04 739,725-51.47
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,013,603 0.13 981,0813.31
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 99-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11,096,298 1.37 11,873,123-6.54
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 248,831 0.03 503,084-50.54
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,297,714 0.16 1,196,3198.48
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,555,438 0.56 4,091,83111.33
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,681,676 0.21 1,163,69944.51
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 34,587,058 4.27 31,003,81811.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,628,568 0.45 2,508,41544.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 53,563,458 6.61 37,162,18644.13
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 9,956,451 1.23 3,436,909189.69
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,250,653 0.15 2,748,920-54.50
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,126,907 0.14 1,122,4380.40
26 Ores, slag and ash 310,225 0.04 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,872,432 0.48 1,839,167110.55
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,010,402 0.86 8,001,216-12.38
29 Organic chemicals 11,924,304 1.47 10,217,16816.71
30 Pharmaceutical products 80,674,174 9.95 60,224,22233.96
31 Fertilizers 1,049,063 0.13 565,48785.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 24,729,137 3.05 19,856,17324.54
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 24,473,202 3.02 21,968,02611.40
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 6,725,085 0.83 5,898,33514.02
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,383,485 0.17 1,060,57730.45
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 488,966 0.06 397,52123.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 69,557 0.01 141,742-50.93
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 17,186,059 2.12 18,215,238-5.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 33,724,500 4.16 26,750,19726.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 28,030,071 3.46 20,029,52339.94
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 70,954 0.01 45,95654.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,579,978 0.32 2,145,30220.26
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 344,014 0.04 230,71149.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,974,133 0.24 1,953,0201.08
45 Cork and articles of cork 66,807 0.01 88,627-24.62
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 527 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 14,045 0.00 37,711-62.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,230,409 1.14 8,983,0852.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 360,055 0.04 386,064-6.74
50 Silk 355 0.00 7,991-95.56
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 142 0.00 883-83.92
52 Cotton 629,742 0.08 1,102,212-42.87
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,143 0.00 4,432-74.21
54 Man-made filaments 414,841 0.05 315,71731.40
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,180,754 0.52 1,540,193171.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 655,878 0.08 834,674-21.42
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 193,360 0.02 28,822570.88
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 50,285 0.01 236,479-78.74
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 856,277 0.11 407,600110.08
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 674,995 0.08 163,564312.68
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,301,773 0.16 1,300,4360.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,556,176 0.32 2,969,949-13.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,347,569 0.17 1,304,5443.30
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 11,297,805 1.39 8,131,00538.95
65 Headgear and parts thereof 77,575 0.01 45,01072.35
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 552 0.00 4,990-88.94
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 20,083 0.00 78,363-74.37
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,585,535 0.32 2,337,93410.59
69 Ceramic products 30,265,640 3.73 22,964,75931.79
70 Glass and glassware 2,908,657 0.36 2,446,68618.88
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,701,580 0.33 2,314,91116.70
72 Iron and steel 20,536,409 2.53 10,543,33294.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 24,968,214 3.08 18,857,41232.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 395,239 0.05 328,75020.22
75 Nickel and articles thereof 450,503 0.06 1,464,909-69.25
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,479,636 0.55 2,707,32165.46
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,741 0.00 17,107-78.13
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,154 0.00 831520.22
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,995,108 0.25 1,640,59421.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,576,126 0.56 3,895,99717.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 114,524,392 14.13 71,761,40559.59
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 48,273,439 5.96 36,335,38632.86
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 2,161,360 0.27 970,139122.79
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 105,421,313 13.01 77,923,55835.29
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6,035,758 0.74 5,317,58813.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,222,648 0.77 7,124,813-12.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 58,345 0.01 30,28892.63
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 118,904 0.01 77,94752.54
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 13,109,731 1.62 14,353,373-8.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,354,827 0.29 2,260,8124.16
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,264,646 0.16 2,361,978-46.46
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 564-100.00
SS Classified 497,844 0.06 416 03419.66

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia