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Russian trade in goods with Greece in Q1 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Greece in the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Greece

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Greece totaled $983,126,964, up 0.17% ($1,661,349) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 were $925,550,183, down 1.84% ($17,379,829) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $57,576,781, up 49.41% ($19,041,178) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $867,973,402, a 4.03% decrease ($36,421,007) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Greece was Russia’s 34th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 29th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.6237% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.7635% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Greece was Russia’s 27th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 21st in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.8984% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.1315% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Greece was Russia’s 69th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 70th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1054% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0852% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Greece

The major share of Russian exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 84.41% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (64.14% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.73% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (32.66% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.22% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (1.00% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.04% of Russia’s total exports to Greece (1.03% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $176,390,587;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $52,542,452;
  • Zinc and articles thereof (HS code 79) - an increase of $12,754,616;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,826,054.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $260,701,685;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $6,284,525.
Russia’s exports to Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 804 0.00 9,912-91.89
10 Cereals 10,027,969 1.08 8,251,27121.53
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 55,855 0.01 21,795156.27
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14,270 0.00 20,092-28.98
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 309,713 0.03 129,830138.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 214,573 0.02 514,984-58.33
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,365 0.00 701380.03
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,937 0.00 4761,567.44
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 20,753 0.00 11,36082.68
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,209 0.00 7,388-70.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 215,224 0.02 126,85869.66
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 437,545 0.05 287,48052.20
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,076 0.00 2521,517.46
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 91,661 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 781,187,282 84.40 604,796,69529.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 283,203 0.03 1,016,053-72.13
29 Organic chemicals 26,853 0.00 8,849203.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,215 0.00 22,099-22.10
31 Fertilizers 7,721,072 0.83 7,307,1085.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 24,567 0.00 1,4151,636.18
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 19,798-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 37,761 0.00 103,790-63.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 144,035 0.02 206,193-30.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,372,115 0.15 985,75339.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 65 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,286,587 0.14 3,911,542-67.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,688,456 0.29 2,723,664-1.29
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,505,094 0.38 1,871,70787.27
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 32,967 0.00 42,409-22.26
52 Cotton 401 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 551 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 964,429 0.10 397,418142.67
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 892-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 11,171 0.00 6517,086.15
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,466 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,758 0.00 757,577.33
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14,156 0.00 26,609-46.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 102 0.00 3,586-97.16
65 Headgear and parts thereof 22 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 97,228 0.01 60,39760.98
69 Ceramic products 33,318 0.00 32810,057.93
70 Glass and glassware 390,827 0.04 21,2411,739.97
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24,113 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 598,725 0.06 6,883,250-91.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 584,669 0.06 31,4971,756.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,940,493 1.18 271,642,178-95.97
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 79,385,937 8.58 26,843,485195.74
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,531,539 0.38 1,975,83978.74
79 Zinc and articles thereof 12,754,616 1.38 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 89 0.00 12,866-99.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 739,348 0.08 560,27531.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 487,723 0.05 914,455-46.67
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 350,027 0.04 198,09076.70
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,203 0.00 847,072-98.91
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,826,054 0.52 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,432 0.00 52,499-51.56
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 350-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 610 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 14,764 0.00 27,043-45.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,534 0.00 6971,985.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9,652 0.00 3,855150.38
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 26,476-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Greece

The major share of Russian imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 28.12% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (31.65% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 25.06% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (22.55% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.72% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (11.46% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.46% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (20.16% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.02% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (5.42% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.91% of Russia’s total imports from Greece (1.85% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,869,082;
  • 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 $2,345,309;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2,183,216;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,051,081;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,634,594;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,198,032;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $872,311;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $847,946;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $513,389;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $456,463;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $433,352;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $390,619;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $372,450;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $360,020;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $352,334;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $332,337;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $246,612;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $203,810;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $186,726.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $688,726;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $322,316;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $298,338.
Russia’s imports from Greece in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,658 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 249,474 0.43 45,664446.33
10 Cereals 0 0.00 11,519-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 268-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 616 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,187 0.00 366224.32
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,194,488 3.81 1,322,17765.98
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 8,969 0.02 9,609-6.66
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 20,433 0.04 11,45478.39
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 103,945 0.18 10,467893.07
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 445,028 0.77 11,6763,711.48
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,699,889 9.90 3,516,67362.08
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 55,225 0.10 95,728-42.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,272,835 2.21 912,81539.44
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,374,174 7.60 2,739,58059.67
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,102,500 1.91 711,88154.87
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 1,620-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 25,332 0.04 14,45675.24
29 Organic chemicals 548 0.00 2,459-77.71
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,041,023 8.76 3,842,99131.17
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,298,922 2.26 946,58837.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 955,006 1.66 1,120,926-14.80
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 253,442 0.44 551,780-54.07
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6,067 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,921,068 5.07 2,073,12240.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,633,557 9.78 3,582,47657.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 54,185 0.09 61,816-12.34
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 35,832-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,311 0.00 7,713-70.04
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 353,131 0.61 1,041,857-66.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,456 0.01 3,38361.28
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2,741 0.00 2,00136.98
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 308,880 0.54 193,61059.54
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 55,498 0.10 81,661-32.04
52 Cotton 17,542 0.03 6,780158.73
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 34 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 9,481 0.02 120,172-92.11
55 Man-made staple fibers 28,524 0.05 13,824106.34
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 503,564 0.87 377,32333.46
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 178,758 0.31 119,63649.42
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 127,102 0.22 60,127111.39
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 12,012 0.02 3,512242.03
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 202,804 0.35 219,995-7.81
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 697,435 1.21 450,82354.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 564,393 0.98 191,943194.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 40,559 0.07 7,622432.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 508,344 0.88 518,102-1.88
65 Headgear and parts thereof 678 0.00 177283.05
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,406,312 2.44 949,84948.06
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 1,550-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,140 0.00 77347.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 73,819 0.13 78,265-5.68
72 Iron and steel 88,704 0.15 103,733-14.49
73 Articles of iron or steel 331,354 0.58 222,14249.16
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,242,624 7.37 3,910,2878.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,244,134 3.90 2,240,4420.16
78 Lead and articles thereof 3,050 0.01 3,336-8.57
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 82 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,681,253 2.92 1,167,86443.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 308,785 0.54 122,059152.98
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,515,095 4.37 2,837,411-11.36
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 3,782,516 6.57 1,437,207163.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 162,965 0.28 109,19649.24
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,869,082 8.46 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,247 0.05 31,564-13.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 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 135,122 0.23 48,556178.28
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 336,265 0.58 187,89278.97
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 27,174 0.05 27,578-1.46
SS Classified 1,240 0.00 1 690-26.63
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