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Russian trade in goods with Denmark in Q4 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 Denmark in the fourth quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Denmark totaled $1,364,364,657, up 110.73% ($716,925,010) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $1,064,173,730, up 145.22% ($630,207,180) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $300,190,927, up 40.62% ($86,717,830) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $763,982,803, a 246.49% increase ($543,489,350) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Denmark was Russia’s 29th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 41st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.8163% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4751% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Denmark was Russia’s 22nd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 40th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.0345% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5176% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Denmark was Russia’s 35th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 40th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4670% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4071% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

The major share of Russian exports to Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 84.93% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (71.25% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.11% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (16.92% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.55% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (4.11% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.82% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (5.17% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.42% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $594,574,968;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $35,950,076;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $8,988,677.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $4,058,674;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $3,913,041.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,603,380 0.24 179,9681,346.58
10 Cereals 515,538 0.05 2,307,726-77.66
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 11,663 0.00 4,430163.27
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 306,609 0.03 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,960,830 0.56 6,739,069-11.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 861,722 0.08 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 14,492 0.00 30,937-53.16
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 9,085,469 0.85 13,144,143-30.88
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 11,109 0.00 24,356-54.39
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4 0.00 567-99.29
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 903,772,001 84.93 309,197,033192.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,168 0.00 3,918,209-99.87
29 Organic chemicals 68,784 0.01 130,704-47.37
31 Fertilizers 3,085,923 0.29 4,058,125-23.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 704,252 0.07 248,611183.27
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 3,662 0.00 353937.39
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,318 0.00 7,70720.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 290,967 0.03 220,37532.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 271,068 0.03 77,362250.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 30 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 117,355 0.01 507,625-76.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 26,385,795 2.48 17,397,11851.67
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 796,997 0.07 456,33274.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,174 0.00 2,53064.98
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 139,991-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 37,121 0.00 34,3987.92
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 29-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 2,042-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18,941 0.00 62,827-69.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,778 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 29,520 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,647 0.00 13,695-44.16
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,000,220 0.09 696,25843.66
69 Ceramic products 25,708 0.00 17,11550.21
70 Glass and glassware 9,421 0.00 12,415-24.12
72 Iron and steel 105,723,127 9.93 69,773,05151.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,648 0.00 707,173-98.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,914 0.00 832490.63
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,818,183 0.17 1,655,7399.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,730 0.00 101,438-98.29
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 192 0.00 1,186,624-99.98
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 140,353 0.01 274,959-48.95
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 88,301 0.01 49,04280.05
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 300 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 62,442 0.01 45,73536.53
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 75,161 0.01 338,563-77.80
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 300 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 208,684 0.02 134,09755.62
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8,013 0.00 51,794-84.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 16,716 0.00 15,02411.26
SS Classified 0 0.00 429-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

The major share of Russian imports from Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.57% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (37.90% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 27.49% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (32.69% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.93% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (18.79% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.40% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (2.50% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.23% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (1.01% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $46,397,046;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $9,100,697;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $8,466,499;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $8,085,215;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,547,564;
  • 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 $3,669,446;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2,489,071;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,244,015;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,152,362;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,258,775;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $1,151,674.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $3,079,914;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $2,647,770;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2,361,641.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
01 Live animals 10,979,996 3.66 2,513,497336.84
02 Meat and edible meat offal 234,456 0.08 897,379-73.87
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 461,952 0.15 55,654730.04
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 665,196 0.22 684,588-2.83
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,138,847 1.38 3,280,16726.18
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 23,792 0.01 30,275-21.41
10 Cereals 0 0.00 690,827-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,908,537 0.64 756,863152.16
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,310,249 0.44 724,36180.88
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,410,748 0.80 2,734,057-11.83
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 956 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 520,533 0.17 419,62724.05
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 887,305 0.30 1,109,724-20.04
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 893,469 0.30 552,10461.83
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 306,649 0.10 358,420-14.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,280,301 1.43 6,928,071-38.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 152,284 0.05 252,120-39.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,015,734 0.67 4,377,375-53.95
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,046,829 0.35 433,158141.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 14,075,969 4.69 11,586,89821.48
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,507,599 0.50 1,719,128-12.30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 32,449 0.01 791,999-95.90
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 43,942 0.01 55,385-20.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 414,742 0.14 161,665156.54
29 Organic chemicals 511,359 0.17 801,707-36.22
30 Pharmaceutical products 33,055,275 11.01 32,203,8262.64
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,425,965 1.14 2,997,12514.31
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 881,162 0.29 722,44921.97
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 1,848,806 0.62 1,473,22025.49
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 15,971,082 5.32 16,364,807-2.41
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 16,815,426 5.60 7,714,729117.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,910,636 2.64 5,758,27437.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,676,626 0.56 1,589,5835.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12,011 0.00 32,748-63.32
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 738,148 0.25 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 357,188 0.12 115,748208.59
45 Cork and articles of cork 179 0.00 42326.19
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2,316 0.00 1651,303.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,466,087 0.49 952,45253.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 331,442 0.11 419,400-20.97
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 8,562-100.00
52 Cotton 1,399 0.00 99740.32
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 12 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 32,644 0.01 7,451338.12
55 Man-made staple fibers 469,744 0.16 242,25093.91
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,056,901 0.35 881,36819.92
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 988,738 0.33 458,734115.54
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7,075 0.00 10,571-33.07
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 224,315 0.07 159,95940.23
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 630-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 97,868 0.03 65,38549.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 134,981 0.04 87,13354.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 658,878 0.22 222,394196.27
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 27,703 0.01 12,500121.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,887 0.00 1,93449.28
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3,198 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 48-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 565,885 0.19 849,649-33.40
69 Ceramic products 108,589 0.04 38,152184.62
70 Glass and glassware 243,935 0.08 119,089104.83
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 786-100.00
72 Iron and steel 58,762 0.02 72,852-19.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,635,007 1.54 3,376,23237.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 144,531 0.05 219,166-34.05
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,398-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 841,501 0.28 1,158,585-27.37
78 Lead and articles thereof 585 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,343 0.00 1,306155.97
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 131,340 0.04 19168,664.40
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 604,796 0.20 105,520473.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 776,008 0.26 400,77293.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 96,766,981 32.24 50,369,93592.11
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 16,574,118 5.52 12,904,67228.44
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 17,794 0.01 51,380-65.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,282,143 2.43 2,734,579166.30
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11,001,286 3.66 2,916,071277.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,168,139 4.72 11,924,12418.82
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 36,662 0.01 33,6029.11
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 1,441,274 0.48 815,38276.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,266,211 2.42 10,346,125-29.77
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 499,452 0.17 610,814-18.23
SS Classified 0 0.00 2 182-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia