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

Russia’s Trade with Spain

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Spain totaled $1,481,192,246, up 33.27% ($369,776,345) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Spain in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $603,219,824, up 38.22% ($166,794,924) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Spain in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $877,972,422, up 30.07% ($202,981,421) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Spain in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $274,752,598, a 15.17% increase ($36,186,497) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Spain was Russia’s 24th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 29th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.8862% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.8156% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Spain was Russia’s 37th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 39th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.5864% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5206% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Spain was Russia’s 19th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.3659% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.2874% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Spain

The major share of Russian exports to Spain 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) - 62.46% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (65.49% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.40% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (16.49% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.22% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (7.40% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.44% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (6.81% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.05% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (0.69% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Spain 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 $90,590,594;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $8,532,388;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,817,173;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $5,034,514;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $4,430,503;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,440,679;
  • 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 $1,965,038.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $15,959,502;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $1,818,386.
Russia’s exports to Spain in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 1,773,874 0.29 2,879,939-38.41
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 151,025-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 179,583 0.03 437,288-58.93
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 273 0.00 24710.53
10 Cereals 0 0.00 15,959,502-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 18,741 0.00 31,135-39.81
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 890,321 0.15 1,872,329-52.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10,643 0.00 11,247-5.37
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,010,667 0.50 4,820,259-37.54
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 426,370 0.07 176,109142.11
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 76,586 0.01 97,329-21.31
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 175,926 0.03 193,719-9.18
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 98,861 0.02 84,88516.46
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,048,255 1.33 3,013,741167.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 362,275 0.06 1,26028,651.98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 376,418,747 62.40 285,828,15331.69
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,108,137 0.85 3,914,61530.49
29 Organic chemicals 11,503,708 1.91 7,073,20562.64
31 Fertilizers 22,239,105 3.69 13,706,71762.25
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,115 0.00 178,880-98.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 280,006 0.05 567,441-50.65
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 76,730 0.01 3,4022,155.44
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 33,558 0.01 153,348-78.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,257,586 0.37 1,029,367119.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,110,264 1.34 5,669,58543.05
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5,528,441 0.92 4,708,83617.41
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,759 0.00 1202,199.17
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 123,380-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,441,358 0.57 1,786,35092.65
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 46 0.00 7557.14
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 6,684-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,861,008 0.31 967,84192.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 40,357 0.01 32,21525.27
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 13,937 0.00 96,554-85.57
54 Man-made filaments 938,780 0.16 544,01872.56
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 404,064 0.07 611,362-33.91
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 1,387-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 307 0.00 130,600.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 119,952 0.02 346,616-65.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 244,172 0.04 668,760-63.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 487,954 0.08 551,575-11.53
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 781 0.00 107629.91
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 312-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 94,585 0.02 30,319211.97
69 Ceramic products 29,088 0.00 68,887-57.77
70 Glass and glassware 2,193,058 0.36 1,030,305112.86
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,513 0.00 7,933-5.29
72 Iron and steel 62,225,029 10.32 54,407,85614.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 131,637 0.02 1,482,268-91.12
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 328-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 39,325 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 11,711,551 1.94 13,420,878-12.74
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 173,711-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 564,287 0.09 543,5573.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,009 0.00 5,298-24.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 119,758 0.02 1,938,144-93.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,699,777 0.45 1,184,615127.90
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 3,181,021 0.53 1,215,983161.60
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 124,663 0.02 275,366-54.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 113,683 0.02 142,877-20.43
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 4,091-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 209,601 0.03 173,84520.57
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4,633 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 1,186,544 0.20 1,406,526-15.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 214,012 0.04 116,68783.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 4,798-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,608 0.00 13,510-80.70
SS Classified 64,176,195 10.64 476 26613,374.86

Russia’s Imports from Spain

The major share of Russian imports from Spain 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) - 33.70% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (33.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.11% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (31.08% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.26% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (19.23% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.18% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (5.83% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.07% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (2.28% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.32% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (1.76% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Spain 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 $44,963,550;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $32,399,566;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $18,581,113;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $17,275,095;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $15,710,223;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $12,152,099;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $11,146,232;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $8,538,294;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $5,513,399;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $5,044,750;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $4,522,552;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $4,177,903;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $3,519,207;
  • 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 $2,780,006;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $2,686,954.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Spain 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 $4,244,549.
Russia’s imports from Spain in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
01 Live animals 11,344 0.00 2,884293.34
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,299,697 0.15 1,046,79424.16
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 2,371-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,820,470 0.55 5,478,022-12.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 10,289 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 72,993 0.01 37,97692.21
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,244,458 0.14 963,85529.11
10 Cereals 65,789 0.01 485,583-86.45
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 656,879 0.07 228,251187.79
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,239,461 1.05 5,720,25461.52
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,069,619 0.24 817,292153.23
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 258-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10,835,986 1.23 9,176,90618.08
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 365,910 0.04 559,558-34.61
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,875,430 0.21 1,471,28227.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,542,155 0.75 4,495,89145.51
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,945,637 0.45 1,258,683213.47
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 41,849,263 4.77 37,326,71112.12
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,582,154 0.41 3,097,79815.64
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 64,289,214 7.32 48,578,99132.34
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,769,252 0.66 6,592,683-12.49
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,790,894 0.20 2,449,019-26.87
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 895,716 0.10 1,131,403-20.83
26 Ores, slag and ash 198,116 0.02 81924,089.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,474,635 0.17 1,447,6301.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8,025,856 0.91 5,988,81934.01
29 Organic chemicals 9,996,214 1.14 9,448,0145.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 87,490,710 9.97 76,344,47814.60
31 Fertilizers 1,815,327 0.21 809,461124.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 25,813,633 2.94 20,300,23427.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 30,073,395 3.43 25,895,49216.13
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 5,662,438 0.64 5,619,2480.77
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,402,357 0.16 1,667,945-15.92
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 526,525 0.06 652,930-19.36
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 85,804 0.01 65,40131.20
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 23,603,288 2.69 15,064,99456.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 38,586,170 4.39 26,434,07145.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 40,096,350 4.57 21,515,23786.36
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 66,372 0.01 68,258-2.76
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,630,394 0.30 2,141,69922.82
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 732,586 0.08 90,292711.35
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,689,778 0.19 1,489,80113.42
45 Cork and articles of cork 85,128 0.01 62,32336.59
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 469 0.00 30056.33
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 80,828 0.01 36,252122.96
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,231,519 1.05 9,943,821-7.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 530,315 0.06 367,36544.36
50 Silk 2,152 0.00 1,028109.34
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 17,289 0.00 17010,070.00
52 Cotton 760,273 0.09 949,397-19.92
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 31,689 0.00 2,1921,345.67
54 Man-made filaments 481,561 0.05 492,307-2.18
55 Man-made staple fibers 3,648,674 0.42 2,742,26333.05
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,105,021 0.13 957,41215.42
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 73,420 0.01 48,16052.45
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 73,172 0.01 247,897-70.48
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,122,955 0.13 687,27963.39
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 694,035 0.08 505,10637.40
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,274,734 0.15 1,140,95411.73
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,353,208 0.27 1,998,09517.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,378,604 0.16 1,032,42133.53
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,117,131 0.58 4,525,90113.06
65 Headgear and parts thereof 22,181 0.00 38,550-42.46
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 895 0.00 71125.88
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 13,414 0.00 38,456-65.12
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,530,447 0.29 1,772,38142.77
69 Ceramic products 23,288,760 2.65 18,244,01027.65
70 Glass and glassware 3,503,276 0.40 2,687,47930.36
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,503,653 0.40 3,086,76013.51
72 Iron and steel 13,624,136 1.55 11,566,83417.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 35,295,433 4.02 18,020,33895.86
74 Copper and articles thereof 413,322 0.05 448,553-7.85
75 Nickel and articles thereof 747,312 0.09 599,42224.67
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,028,371 0.57 2,785,04580.55
79 Zinc and articles thereof 15,148 0.00 7,060114.56
80 Tin and articles thereof 8,955 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 209,596 0.02 4,8664,207.36
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,668,103 0.30 1,980,95834.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,011,922 0.57 3,913,59328.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 118,011,770 13.44 73,048,22061.55
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 51,817,357 5.90 53,076,061-2.37
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 3,674,629 0.42 1,440,497155.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 110,682,954 12.61 78,283,38841.39
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,544,343 0.18 5,788,892-73.32
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,163,292 1.16 11,111,822-8.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 104,688 0.01 76,87836.17
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 202,986 0.02 72,470180.10
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 11,787,175 1.34 9,007,16930.86
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,200,134 0.36 3,830,939-16.47
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 881,056 0.10 1,760,522-49.95
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 532,860 0.06 194,438174.05
SS Classified 219,519 0.03 396 758-44.67

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