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Dynamics of Russian trade with Moldova from 2010 to 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The dynamics of Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Moldova from 2010 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.
Dynamics of Russia’s foreign trade with Moldova from 2010 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 1,529 1,952 2,086 1,738 1,796 1,222 1,161 1,217
Exports 1,108 1,484 1,609 1,321 1,480 1,036 912 865
Imports 421 469 477 417 316 186 249 353
Balance 687 1,015 1,132 904 1,165 851 663 512
Dynamics of the rank and share of Moldova in Russia’s foreign trade from 2010 to 2017
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in Russia’s trade 47 48 47 54 51 57 56 61
Share in Russia’s trade, % 0.244 0.237 0.248 0.206 0.229 0.232 0.248 0.208
Rank in Russia’s exports 45 46 44 50 43 47 49 52
Share in Russia’s exports, % 0.279 0.287 0.307 0.251 0.298 0.302 0.320 0.242
Rank in Russia’s import 51 54 55 62 63 67 65 63
Share in Russia’s imports, % 0.184 0.153 0.150 0.133 0.111 0.102 0.136 0.155
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s exports to Moldova by product types from 2010 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 8.1 7.6 7.4 8.7 6.8 5.5 7.1 8.7
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 75.5 75.8 78.7 71.2 76.0 75.1 68.2 60.1
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 5.8 5.3 4.6 7.9 6.0 7.8 12.0 14.1
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 1.8 1.6 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.6 2.0 2.7
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.8 0.8 1.1 1.6
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.7
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 1.6 2.6 3.0 2.8 3.2 2.1 1.5 2.2
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 5.2 4.9 3.1 4.1 3.9 4.8 5.1 6.7
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s imports from Moldova by product types from 2010 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 60.6 51.6 49.1 55.1 43.3 46.2 60.5 67.9
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.5 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 2.6 3.2 3.8 4.2 4.7 5.3 3.5 3.0
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.8 1.4 1.3 0.6
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 6.8 9.4 11.0 16.2 18.8 14.1 12.0 11.5
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 17.6 22.7 23.4 10.1 16.7 9.2 6.5 5.2
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 8.8 9.8 8.6 10.3 12.0 17.8 11.5 7.9
Dynamics of Russia’s exports to Moldova from 2010 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 0.5 1.1 2.4 1.6 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.7
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5.0 5.0 4.5 4.7 4.0 2.7 2.4 1.9
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.4
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4.9 5.7 5.3 5.6 5.8 4.8 5.1 6.4
10 Cereals 1.6 2.7 1.0 1.4 1.0 0.7 1.3 2.3
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.9 5.7 8.5 6.4 5.2 5.2 6.4 5.7
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.4
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6.1 6.8 7.5 6.7 7.7 6.2 5.9 5.7
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4.0 4.1 4.8 4.1 4.0 2.8 2.9 2.8
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1.3 5.2 3.4 3.3 2.9 2.3 2.5 2.6
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4.6 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.8 4.9 5.4 6.1
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4.9 5.5 5.9 6.9 7.0 6.7 6.8 7.8
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1.3 1.1 1.4 1.7 1.1 0.6 0.8 0.8
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17.3 19.3 18.9 20.6 19.1 15.2 19.1 23.5
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13.1 7.3 5.0 4.6 4.1 1.8 1.7 3.8
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.6 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 21.1 36.7 42.6 39.8 30.5 1.7 1.9 2.8
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 835.4 1123.3 1266.4 939.8 1125.2 777.9 621.7 519.5
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4.0 3.6 2.5 2.0 0.7 1.8 2.7 1.5
29 Organic chemicals 0.5 0.6 1.4 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.9 0.8
30 Pharmaceutical products 11.6 13.3 12.8 15.1 17.0 12.6 15.8 17.0
31 Fertilizers 13.9 19.7 16.7 36.1 22.6 28.5 43.5 50.9
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1.5 1.6 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.7 2.6 2.8
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6.9 7.6 7.6 8.8 8.5 6.3 7.2 8.3
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 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.2 2.6 3.1 3.5
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.9 1.2 1.3 1.9 1.6 0.5 0.4 1.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6.4 7.0 6.8 8.6 7.8 5.5 7.0 6.8
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7.7 8.9 8.8 10.1 11.8 11.9 14.3 18.1
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8.5 11.8 10.2 15.9 13.1 9.2 11.6 11.3
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.6 1.1 1.3
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 5.3 7.3 6.4 5.6 6.1 6.5 8.0 9.6
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 11.6 12.7 11.0 10.2 10.9 8.4 8.5 11.5
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3.5 3.8 3.4 2.9 2.6 1.7 1.9 2.6
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
52 Cotton 0.7 1.6 0.7 1.7 0.9 0.4 0.8 0.9
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 0.6 0.9 1.6 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.7
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.1
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.4
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 0.1 4.5 5.6 7.4 8.2 6.2 7.1 9.6
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.6
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8.3 9.4 8.9 9.9 9.8 6.8 7.8 8.6
69 Ceramic products 1.0 1.0 1.3 0.8 1.1 2.2 2.7 2.4
70 Glass and glassware​ 3.4 3.6 4.2 5.5 6.7 5.9 7.4 10.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.1 5.5 4.5 4.8 5.0 4.2 4.6 5.6
72 Iron and steel 3.9 14.2 29.7 16.0 28.0 6.8 3.4 4.3
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.5 7.3 6.2 7.4 9.9 7.8 6.0 6.3
74 Copper and articles thereof 2.9 9.6 7.7 8.0 4.5 2.3 1.2 2.7
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3.4 4.8 2.0 1.8 2.0 1.6 1.4 2.2
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.7 0.8 1.1 1.7 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.5
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.4
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.7 1.0 0.6 1.2 0.7 1.0 0.9 1.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 25.8 43.2 24.7 22.7 25.8 24.6 19.7 26.3
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 10.0 13.4 14.1 14.2 19.1 12.7 14.9 21.7
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 0.1 0.5 1.6 2.2 2.1 0.4 0.1 0.2
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 18.9 12.7 6.0 9.2 6.8 6.6 9.7 7.6
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2.3 2.6 3.2 5.2 4.6 5.4 2.0 1.9
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
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 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.8 2.2 2.1 1.3 1.5
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 1.4 2.6
SS Classified 0.6 1.5 1.3 18.5 2.1 1.0 0.3 1.1
Dynamics of Russia’s imports from Moldova from 2010 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 9.4 21.2 21.3 17.1 11.1 4.5 7.1 7.9
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1.9 3.7 2.9 6.2 2.3 1.0 8.0 6.7
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.3
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7.5 11.9 6.1 3.6 6.0 6.0 2.9 7.1
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 93.7 105.0 94.8 121.5 45.9 52.7 107.2 190.2
10 Cereals 0.2 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.2 1.0 0.9 0.5
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3.3 4.5 3.4 3.3 12.8 2.0 2.0 2.8
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5.3 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 24.0 2.2 3.0 1.8 32.0 0.2 0.1 0.9
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.6 0.3 0.8 1.2 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.3 0.4 0.5 1.2 0.9 0.2 3.1 0.3
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 26.9 24.7 19.1 16.8 9.0 3.8 5.1 3.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 65.6 51.7 67.6 49.7 13.3 12.0 12.1 19.3
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1.8 3.8 8.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 13.4 9.7 6.0 6.5 2.2 1.9 1.3 0.2
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1.9 4.9 4.6 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1.2 2.1 2.5 3.3 2.3 2.4 2.5 3.1
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.2 0.4 3.9 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9.5 12.5 11.4 13.0 11.7 7.0 5.7 7.2
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 1.1 2.0 1.8 1.2 2.4 2.4 3.1 2.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
52 Cotton 2.1 3.3 7.7 13.3 9.4 5.1 3.4 6.7
54 Man-made filaments 0.2 0.0 0.3 2.0 1.0 0.3 1.1 0.9
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 13.5 17.7 20.3 19.7 15.5 3.2 1.2 0.8
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 2.6 4.3 6.0 9.8 17.8 9.2 12.8 17.1
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.3 4.2 3.8 4.7 2.9 1.5 4.2 6.5
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2.5 3.4 5.4 7.4 3.8 1.9 0.9 0.6
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4.6 10.2 8.5 10.6 8.8 5.0 6.1 8.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
70 Glass and glassware​ 4.6 3.1 2.5 2.1 2.2 1.2 0.7 0.3
72 Iron and steel 55.9 91.8 92.9 21.3 33.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 11.4 6.7 9.3 10.9 9.6 7.2 6.0 2.8
74 Copper and articles thereof 3.5 3.9 3.5 4.2 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.1
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.6
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.7 0.5 1.6 2.0 2.0 1.7 2.0 2.4
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.6 1.1 0.9
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1.9 3.2 3.3 3.1 2.5 2.9 2.6 3.3
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 15.5 21.9 17.1 18.3 20.2 17.5 17.0 14.6
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 13.3 17.2 14.8 16.5 10.3 10.4 9.7 10.8
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 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3.6 1.9 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4.4 4.8 8.6 7.2 6.9 5.1 1.7 2.1
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 2.3 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.5 1.4 1.5 1.4
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2.3 1.6 3.5 2.5 1.9 2.2 1.3 1.0
SS Classified 2.6 0.1 3.1 4.9 4.7 6.2 8.1 10.2
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia