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

Russia’s Trade with Portugal

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Portugal totaled $338,500,046, up 12.81% ($38,429,950) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $213,624,274, up 7.67% ($15,225,427) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $124,875,772, up 22.82% ($23,204,523) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $88,748,502, a 8.25% decrease ($7,979,096) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Portugal was Russia’s 62nd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 58th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2025% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2202% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Portugal was Russia’s 59th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 55th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2077% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2366% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Portugal was Russia’s 58th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 56th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1943% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1939% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Portugal

The major share of Russian exports to Portugal 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) - 94.21% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (73.11% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.84% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (2.40% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.56% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (3.62% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.03% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (1.67% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.43% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (18.19% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Portugal 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 $56,208,230;
  • 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 $757,719.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $36,000,000;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,916,186;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $883,684.
Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 842,353 0.39 936,245-10.03
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 79,930 0.04 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 16,875-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 37,470 0.02 43,706-14.27
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 12-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 201,263,380 94.21 145,055,15038.75
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,921 0.00 395,508-98.25
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 35,153-100.00
31 Fertilizers 15,840 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 553 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 239,443 0.11 568,755-57.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 42,596 0.02 44,693-4.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,889,781 0.88 2,263,672-16.52
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 769,821 0.36 498,31754.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 240 0.00 350-31.43
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,573,730 1.20 3,457,414-25.56
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,348,256 0.63 1,306,4693.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,631 0.00 2,6080.88
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 176 0.00 33,273-99.47
54 Man-made filaments 51,911 0.02 38,98033.17
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,350 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 592 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,430 0.00 1,050131.43
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 139,347-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 212 0.00 111,827.27
65 Headgear and parts thereof 206 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 213 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 1,435-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 805-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 149 0.00 15,507-99.04
72 Iron and steel 3,193,040 1.49 7,109,226-55.09
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,370 0.00 7,939-19.76
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 80,175 0.04 41,22294.50
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 41,919 0.02 29,02344.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,164 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 122,204 0.06 52,670132.02
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 793,640 0.37 35,9212,109.40
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 36,000,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,033 0.00 3,9811.31
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 400 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 187,073 0.09 250,370-25.28
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 22,980 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 92 0.00 917-89.97
SS Classified 0 0.00 12 243-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Portugal

The major share of Russian imports from Portugal 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) - 25.17% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (24.77% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 24.35% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (25.42% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.99% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (16.27% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.73% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (11.52% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.57% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (13.52% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.45% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (3.22% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $3,169,597;
  • 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 $3,163,755;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,818,126;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,242,969;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,859,386;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,727,352;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,490,227;
  • 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 $1,177,529;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,160,195;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $844,021;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $814,351;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $766,861;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $745,327;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $727,815;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $661,609;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $581,690;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $470,862;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $443,879;
  • Cork and articles of cork (HS code 45) - an increase of $426,571.

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

  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $1,942,231;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $896,419;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $504,788.
Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,655,682 1.33 1,822,768-9.17
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,170,014 4.94 3,000,417105.64
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,035 0.00 5,173-22.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,181,858 0.95 710,99666.23
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 34,534-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 745,327 0.60 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,726 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 506,757 0.41 466,3428.67
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 28,924-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 35,724 0.03 31,59813.06
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 244,737 0.20 1,42117,122.87
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 270,742 0.22 198,07136.69
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,607,365 1.29 763,344110.57
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 172,344 0.14 12,1941,313.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,793,129 4.64 4,632,93425.04
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 64,302 0.05 21,919193.36
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,631 0.01 8,19617.51
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 96,663 0.08 41,283134.15
29 Organic chemicals 483,173 0.39 136,975252.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,178,533 10.55 10,360,40727.20
31 Fertilizers 25,656 0.02 122,373-79.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 765,608 0.61 321,729137.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 205,619 0.16 1,102,038-81.34
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 359,030 0.29 223,07560.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 263,493 0.21 422,665-37.66
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 148,704 0.12 123,81120.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,708,994 2.97 2,894,64328.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 730,892 0.59 788,484-7.30
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 5,943-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 106,327 0.09 137,165-22.48
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,768 0.00 3,907-54.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,700,441 1.36 972,62674.83
45 Cork and articles of cork 9,870,316 7.90 9,443,7454.52
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 1,942,231-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,611,993 1.29 1,386,91616.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10,801 0.01 3,437214.26
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 13,981 0.01 0
52 Cotton 33,777 0.03 24,39638.45
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 7,415 0.01 0
54 Man-made filaments 179,605 0.14 462,648-61.18
55 Man-made staple fibers 420,228 0.34 142,159195.60
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 864,866 0.69 845,6162.28
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 138,860 0.11 181,210-23.37
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6,729 0.01 7,521-10.53
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 815,420 0.65 649,98725.45
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,081,964 7.27 9,308,331-2.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,489,946 6.00 5,246,97742.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,100,845 1.68 1,439,23645.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9,225,195 7.39 7,497,84323.04
65 Headgear and parts thereof 26,841 0.02 40,982-34.51
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 719,171 0.58 532,64635.02
69 Ceramic products 1,539,972 1.23 2,044,760-24.69
70 Glass and glassware 992,993 0.80 226,132339.12
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 43,481 0.03 41105,951.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,013,367 2.41 2,431,67723.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 69,291 0.06 94,552-26.72
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 221,142 0.18 124,47077.67
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,234 0.00 68181.20
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 39-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 27,565 0.02 29,827-7.58
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 602,388 0.48 360,66167.02
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 379,383 0.30 233,62562.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,922,723 8.75 9,432,49615.80
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 15,482,362 12.40 12,318,60725.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,636,978 3.71 2,777,59266.94
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 16,661 0.01 25,551-34.79
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 373,882 0.30 626,910-40.36
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 17,892 0.01 31,875-43.87
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 5-100.00
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 3,364,510 2.69 2,186,98153.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 243,355 0.19 124,71395.13
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 65,607 0.05 47,70537.53
SS Classified 3,759 0.00 513632.75
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia