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Dynamics of Russian trade with the United Kingdom 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 the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.
Dynamics of Russia’s foreign trade with the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 15,885 21,183 23,221 24,556 19,315 11,195 10,376 12,736
Exports 11,309 14,003 15,028 16,449 11,505 7,472 6,944 8,688
Imports 4,576 7,180 8,192 8,106 7,810 3,722 3,432 4,048
Balance 6,733 6,822 6,836 8,343 3,695 3,750 3,512 4,641
Dynamics of the rank and share of the United Kingdom in Russia’s foreign trade from 2010 to 2017
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in Russia’s trade 14 13 14 12 13 14 13 14
Share in Russia’s trade, % 2.54 2.58 2.76 2.92 2.47 2.13 2.22 2.18
Rank in Russia’s exports 13 13 11 11 13 13 12 12
Share in Russia’s exports, % 2.85 2.71 2.86 3.12 2.32 2.17 2.43 2.43
Rank in Russia’s import 13 10 11 11 10 13 12 12
Share in Russia’s imports, % 2.00 2.35 2.58 2.57 2.73 2.04 1.88 1.78
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s exports to the United Kingdom 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) 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.8
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 75.6 79.4 65.3 89.9 84.3 85.0 72.4 70.9
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 4.8 4.0 4.6 2.6 4.5 4.7 4.8 3.3
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.8 1.4 2.0 2.1 1.9
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 14.4 9.2 22.4 2.8 4.8 1.7 12.1 18.5
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 2.4 4.2 5.1 1.9 2.7 3.4 3.3 3.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.8 1.3 1.9 0.9
Dynamics of the structure of Russia’s imports from the United Kingdom 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) 9.1 7.7 7.5 7.7 7.2 8.8 9.4 9.8
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 1.4 1.1 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.5 0.9 0.8
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 26.9 21.7 18.9 21.7 17.8 29.2 33.3 33.3
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 3.6 1.7 1.2 1.2 3.0 2.2 2.0 1.6
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.1
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.5
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 5.0 3.8 3.3 2.9 3.6 4.0 3.8 3.3
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 50.7 61.3 65.5 62.9 64.8 50.5 47.0 47.4
Dynamics of Russia’s exports to the United Kingdom 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​ 10 21 16 10 10 9 9 16
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
10 Cereals 0 2 1 10 7 1 12 5
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1 0 0 10 0 1 0 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 31 27 28 31 16 8 0 5
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13 20 20 30 35 23 19 23
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2 1 6 6 11 18 15 16
26 Ores, slag and ash 5 0 0 33 181 84 44 60
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8539 11124 9808 14757 9521 6267 4980 6099
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 306 454 586 351 412 258 242 187
29 Organic chemicals 4 4 3 3 7 18 20 14
30 Pharmaceutical products 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 6
31 Fertilizers 90 85 81 51 70 53 37 27
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8 8 5 7 4 4 4 5
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2 2 1 1 0 1 3 7
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3 7 7 6 11 8 15 20
40 Rubber and articles thereof 132 5 1 2 8 9 9 14
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 8 12 27 29 8 19 3 3
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 96 95 83 100 128 110 113 124
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 40 46 42 24 31 39 33 36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 1
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2 1 1 2 2 2 3 4
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2 1 0 1 3 5 6 5
69 Ceramic products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
70 Glass and glassware​ 3 2 1 0 0 0 7 6
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1629 1283 3361 464 556 129 838 1607
72 Iron and steel 155 388 262 139 124 113 103 108
73 Articles of iron or steel 5 5 3 4 4 10 3 6
74 Copper and articles thereof 6 9 246 18 14 27 58 66
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1 1 1 1 4 0 0 1
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 76 102 124 98 121 40 24 29
78 Lead and articles thereof 1 1 1 2 3 3 4 9
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0 0 0 4 24 0 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 22 40 58 52 39 36 38 49
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1 41 65 2 1 1 0 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 33 24 41 73 42 43 35 38
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 23 21 21 28 25 28 17 17
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 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1 0 2 2 2 2 5 3
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3 9 0 0 0 0 57 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13 23 22 25 27 23 21 19
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 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 5
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 2
SS Classified 20 124 86 66 58 40 151 28
Dynamics of Russia’s imports from the United Kingdom 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 3 4 6 4 6 4 4 2
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 81 51 31 30 29 0 0 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6 13 10 21 18 5 3 5
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3 14 2 2 1 1 0 1
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4 6 7 10 12 7 5 5
10 Cereals 1 3 9 0 2 0 1 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 1
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 8 10 6 7 6 5 5 5
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4 4 3 3 3 2 2 2
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2 2 1 2 3 4 3 5
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2 1 6 12 12 6 4 4
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9 10 15 19 24 12 14 14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4 6 6 6 7 6 6 7
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 27 29 23 28 25 26 32 49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 227 357 431 431 373 205 183 249
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 19 28 29 34 20 16 21 24
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 16 16 20 8 19 31 35 24
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4 5 6 7 11 10 6 7
26 Ores, slag and ash 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 60 71 84 65 65 46 25 24
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 29 13 13 10 26 13 64 16
29 Organic chemicals 48 81 81 73 46 35 49 69
30 Pharmaceutical products 535 628 608 818 487 437 413 593
31 Fertilizers 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 72 98 111 115 113 74 88 94
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 142 169 177 197 199 143 146 158
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 83 88 85 72 88 54 57
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10 12 9 7 6 7 7 9
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 14 12 10 7 7 7 7 6
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 102 175 145 155 153 100 135 133
39 Plastics and articles thereof 161 221 220 219 220 144 138 165
40 Rubber and articles thereof 40 67 85 71 56 37 41 48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 2 4 7 6 4 1 1 1
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 142 95 66 64 211 67 54 43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 19 20 24 28 22 13 14 21
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
52 Cotton 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
54 Man-made filaments 8 13 7 9 10 6 7 7
55 Man-made staple fibers 11 11 8 2 1 1 1 1
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9 9 24 24 27 13 3 3
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3 5 5 4 4 3 5 5
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2 5 5 15 11 2 1 3
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 5 5 5 8 5 3 3 3
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4 4 5 6 5 4 5 4
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15 25 24 17 10 6 7 10
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1 2 2 4 3 2 3 4
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 16 17 21 35 33 13 11 12
69 Ceramic products 9 9 9 9 8 5 6 6
70 Glass and glassware​ 10 14 18 20 12 10 9 10
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6 9 5 15 8 14 11 21
72 Iron and steel 44 61 58 51 38 16 16 13
73 Articles of iron or steel 125 142 115 110 132 84 78 77
74 Copper and articles thereof 5 6 5 4 6 5 4 5
75 Nickel and articles thereof 9 16 15 15 17 8 7 8
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14 14 44 20 53 14 7 11
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2 4 4 3 7 7 3 4
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 18 20 19 21 14 7 7 8
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9 11 11 10 10 7 7 8
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 645 1338 1630 1421 1055 562 611 694
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 322 623 836 746 1699 403 222 271
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 6 3 2 1 2 2 2 3
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1111 2156 2529 2575 1994 717 629 745
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 9 37 41 59 29 26 4 36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 229 248 325 293 282 170 146 168
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0 1 1 0 0 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 29 37 32 31 41 32 25 35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7 4 4 3 2 2 2 3
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6 5 5 3 4 4 4 4
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
SS Classified 8 9 25 13 18 14 16 17
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia