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Russian trade in goods with Norway 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 Norway in the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Norway

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Norway totaled $290,816,564, up 59.97% ($109,026,925) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Norway in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $219,841,075, up 68.53% ($89,397,821) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Norway in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $70,975,489, up 38.23% ($19,629,104) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Norway in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $148,865,586, a 88.21% increase ($69,768,717) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Norway was Russia’s 63rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 62nd in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1845% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1414% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Norway was Russia’s 57th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 61st in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2134% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1565% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Norway was Russia’s 65th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 66th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1300% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1136% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Norway

The major share of Russian exports to Norway 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) - 48.60% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (29.92% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.86% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (47.42% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.20% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (6.47% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.85% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (5.43% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.99% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (3.17% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.62% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (3.89% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Norway 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 $67,029,930;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $15,913,873;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,831,183;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $6,526,511;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,841,072;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $3,579,017;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $3,411,383;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,081,681;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $943,006;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $922,629.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $12,819,808;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $4,331,912;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1,366,791;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,277,693;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,241,078.
Russia’s exports to Norway in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 6,838,246 3.11 3,259,229109.81
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,657,120 1.21 1,714,11455.01
10 Cereals 224,789 0.10 4,556,701-95.07
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11,710,519 5.33 5,184,008125.90
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 26,715,679 12.15 39,535,487-32.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 330,618 0.15 122,227170.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 251,571 0.11 270,179-6.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,931,019 2.70 7,208,712-17.72
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12,846,861 5.84 11,924,2327.74
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,049,062 0.48 1,181,045-11.18
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 92,953,875 42.28 25,923,945258.56
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 792,531 0.36 427,05185.58
29 Organic chemicals 3,841,072 1.75 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 238-100.00
31 Fertilizers 1,548,700 0.70 1,567,706-1.21
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 55,522 0.03 0
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 70 0.00 4,038-98.27
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 15,219-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 103,552 0.05 411,120-74.81
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,319,049 1.96 4,661,410-7.34
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 95 0.00 1,186-91.99
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 118-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,036,502 1.84 4,002,9170.84
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 328,668 0.15 131,018150.86
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 502 0.00 121314.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 163,457-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,210 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 30 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 983 0.00 1,023-3.91
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 5,758-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 47,805 0.02 212,612-77.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 7,692-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 96 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 487,781 0.22 272,29379.14
69 Ceramic products 31,360 0.01 24512,700.00
70 Glass and glassware 993,182 0.45 442,306124.55
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 3-100.00
72 Iron and steel 7,705,105 3.50 873,922781.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,317,371 0.60 235,690458.94
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,280 0.00 59,717-97.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 23,174,291 10.54 7,260,418219.19
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,411,383 1.55 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,271 0.00 10,778-88.21
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 1,024-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,471,461 1.12 3,712,539-33.43
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 795,590 0.36 473,83567.90
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 29,174 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 57,392 0.03 78,822-27.19
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 100,000 0.05 602,483-83.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 99,186 0.05 211,376-53.08
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,230 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 2,295,045 1.04 3,661,836-37.33
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 34,227 0.02 53,404-35.91
SS Classified 249,000 0.11 0

Russia’s Imports from Norway

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.54% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (22.56% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 24.08% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (34.03% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.24% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (18.79% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.25% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (15.49% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.86% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (4.24% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.95% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (1.25% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,171,210;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,329,382;
  • 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 $2,079,800;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2,032,305;
  • 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 $1,422,878;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,184,391;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $880,475;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $756,543;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $625,946;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $460,303;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $375,703;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $304,055;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $279,620;
  • 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 $277,164;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $232,778;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $222,022;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $217,863.

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

  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $957,789;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $700,590;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $415,855.
Russia’s imports from Norway in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
01 Live animals 88,948 0.13 158,353-43.83
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 10,159-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 20,831 0.03 4,076411.06
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 1,378-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 127,651 0.18 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 423-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9,416 0.01 43,709-78.46
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 28,906 0.04 1,9901,352.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,307,938 1.84 551,395137.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 148,601 0.21 149,303-0.47
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,717,304 2.42 1,257,00136.62
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,251,524 10.22 7,952,114-8.81
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20,885 0.03 3,804449.03
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,398,923 3.38 976,045145.78
29 Organic chemicals 524,452 0.74 148,749252.58
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,632,181 2.30 1,649,616-1.06
31 Fertilizers 948,469 1.34 644,41447.18
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 994,667 1.40 772,64528.74
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 362,505 0.51 129,727179.44
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 581,078 0.82 786,268-26.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5,418 0.01 4,39823.19
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,174,433 1.65 548,487114.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,235,130 8.78 3,905,74859.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 219,682 0.31 80,663172.35
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 790-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 336,502 0.47 176,42190.74
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 53,523 0.08 200,423-73.29
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,784 0.01 1,812219.21
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 31,904 0.04 15,673103.56
52 Cotton 280 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 2,418 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 13 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,187,246 1.67 306,771287.01
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 39 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 835 0.00 1,155-27.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6,520 0.01 925604.86
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,700 0.01 8,365-43.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,255 0.02 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 138,069 0.19 308,198-55.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 269 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 473,956 0.67 522,327-9.26
69 Ceramic products 12,608 0.02 0
70 Glass and glassware 34,697 0.05 1,0663,154.88
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 11,478,167 16.17 10,293,77611.51
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,920,870 4.12 3,088,993-5.44
74 Copper and articles thereof 294,073 0.41 258,57013.73
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,992,022 2.81 2,949,811-32.47
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 193,919 0.27 112,85071.84
79 Zinc and articles thereof 588 0.00 80,217-99.27
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9,083 0.01 1,237634.28
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 147,653 0.21 563,508-73.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 53,901 0.08 124,476-56.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,016,589 19.75 5,845,379139.79
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 5,635,383 7.94 3,555,58358.49
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 217,863 0.31 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 914,903 1.29 635,28344.02
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,299,284 3.24 266,979761.22
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,431,864 2.02 1,282,32111.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 19,473 0.03 15,67824.21
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 1,133,421 1.60 856,25732.37
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 114,730 0.16 89,05628.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,142 0.00 2,0206.04
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