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Dynamics of Russian trade with South Korea 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 South Korea from 2010 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.
Dynamics of Russia’s foreign trade with South Korea from 2010 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 17,726 24,942 24,809 25,173 27,311 18,058 15,140 19,279
Exports 10,439 13,360 13,854 14,867 18,287 13,498 10,027 12,345
Imports 7,287 11,582 10,955 10,305 9,024 4,560 5,113 6,933
Balance 3,152 1,778 2,899 4,562 9,263 8,938 4,914 5,412
Dynamics of the rank and share of South Korea in Russia’s foreign trade from 2010 to 2017
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in Russia’s trade 12 12 12 11 10 9 9 8
Share in Russia’s trade, % 2.83 3.03 2.95 2.99 3.49 3.43 3.24 3.30
Rank in Russia’s exports 15 14 12 12 8 8 7 7
Share in Russia’s exports, % 2.63 2.59 2.64 2.82 3.68 3.93 3.51 3.46
Rank in Russia’s import 9 9 9 9 9 10 8 8
Share in Russia’s imports, % 3.18 3.79 3.45 3.27 3.16 2.50 2.81 3.05
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s exports to South Korea 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 7.3 7.6 8.3 6.5 8.7 12.4 11.8
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 73.3 79.3 79.0 80.1 83.6 79.0 74.8 73.4
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 1.8 1.4 2.2 2.7 1.4 2.7 2.9 2.7
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 1.5 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.2 1.6 1.8 1.7
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.4
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 10.5 8.7 8.1 6.6 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.4
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 4.3 1.3 1.1 0.5 0.9 1.6 1.4 2.5
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s imports from South Korea 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) 1.8 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.5 2.1 2.0 1.8
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 1.0 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.3 2.2 1.4 1.1
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 12.7 10.8 12.3 13.1 13.5 16.5 15.6 15.2
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.7
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 2.2 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 2.1 1.9 1.8
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) 5.7 5.2 5.8 6.3 7.5 10.5 8.3 7.9
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 73.2 77.3 73.9 70.7 69.3 61.7 66.5 67.9
Dynamics of Russia’s exports to South Korea 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
01 Live animals 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 812 915 1006 1114 1043 977 1012 1191
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2 2 2 1 1 3 4 5
10 Cereals 11 0 6 81 124 157 174 198
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2 3 1 2 1 1 0 1
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2 4 1 1 1 1 1 1
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 11 39 35 35 17 30 37 42
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1 0 2 1 1 0 8 12
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 39 14 138 253 47 93 98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7649 10557 10935 11769 15042 10619 7410 8967
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 116 137 240 341 199 311 248 253
29 Organic chemicals 5 10 7 6 10 6 8 13
30 Pharmaceutical products 7 6 9 10 11 15 13 17
31 Fertilizers 10 5 1 2 0 0 0 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13 7 5 1 1 1 8 12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4 7 15 18 11 8 5 15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 33 18 21 21 17 15 13 18
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 87 155 152 176 134 112 99 119
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 65 69 69 66 80 97 70 73
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 1 2 8 7 4 7 6 9
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7 10 4 4 3 3 2 2
54 Man-made filaments 1 4 1 2 2 2 1 1
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1 2 2 1 0 2 1 2
69 Ceramic products 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
70 Glass and glassware​ 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12 9 3 3 6 5 18 175
72 Iron and steel 761 600 568 518 591 298 293 335
73 Articles of iron or steel 13 32 41 42 33 13 6 9
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 231 514 496 405 501 528 331 427
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 11 10 15 12 12 7 9 13
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 22 49 45 19 26 24 17 26
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 25 73 39 20 23 31 17 24
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 2 2 0 0 0 0 1
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4 5 11 11 15 8 1 9
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 370 15 33 3 74 141 91 238
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27 30 20 19 21 15 9 13
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 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
SS Classified 30 20 31 7 19 4 9 6
Dynamics of Russia’s imports from South Korea 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 0 0 0 8 3 2 5
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 5
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3 4 2 2 2 1 1 1
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 1
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 15 16 22 23 22 14 12 15
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 4
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 37 43 38 39 42 33 34 42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11 15 32 32 33 16 17 22
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 58 41 30 35 24 23 28 30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8 11 15 18 15 9 3 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 65 86 91 99 106 90 68 76
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 42 38 42 48 33 33 33 51
29 Organic chemicals 74 119 68 98 95 74 85 111
30 Pharmaceutical products 7 10 11 21 17 14 17 22
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 28 43 47 46 40 24 23 24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9 8 13 18 28 26 36 75
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 18 29 38 34 30 19 22 29
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3 3 3 4 5 5 5 6
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4 3 2 1 1 1 0 1
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19 26 35 39 32 18 23 31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 585 740 743 707 609 389 380 464
40 Rubber and articles thereof 131 233 344 339 328 153 172 236
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 8 9 8 5 4 3 4 4
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2 4 18 23 12 5 2 7
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 2 3 4 3 2 1 0 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 51 64 69 70 68 43 39 48
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8 1 2 6 2 3 1 3
52 Cotton 1 2 1 1 1 4 2 2
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
54 Man-made filaments 14 19 20 17 15 15 15 13
55 Man-made staple fibers 47 52 43 47 40 30 26 37
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8 11 14 16 16 11 12 20
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1 1 2 4 1 1 1 1
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 19 27 22 24 23 13 16 24
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 36 33 28 27 17 10 9 8
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 10 10 12 9 7 2 3 5
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 16 15 15 14 12 2 1 2
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8 13 15 14 12 8 9 10
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11 21 32 22 23 13 14 14
69 Ceramic products 1 2 3 2 3 2 1 2
70 Glass and glassware​ 21 36 49 54 52 29 24 30
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4 5 5 4 3 1 1 1
72 Iron and steel 188 297 310 334 314 181 163 251
73 Articles of iron or steel 142 168 188 173 206 120 103 143
74 Copper and articles thereof 3 5 6 7 6 3 3 4
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10 11 15 21 14 11 11 13
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2 5 2 1 2 2 1 2
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 42 60 53 56 69 120 104 72
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 25 52 58 55 61 43 41 63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 1371 1783 2130 2005 1875 787 967 1409
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 1476 1349 1442 1339 1251 726 793 902
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 7 2 2 1 1 1 0 1
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2319 3618 4066 3434 2710 1144 977 1622
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3 1972 177 281 187 5 523 583
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 157 226 278 230 226 150 141 191
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 7 8 5 4 6 1 1 2
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 117 193 223 248 239 87 96 148
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8 9 10 10 7 3 2 3
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10 13 26 17 15 17 19 16
SS Classified 6 7 14 115 40 14 15 19
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia