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Russian trade in goods with Ireland in Q2 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 Ireland in the second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Ireland totaled $509,625,307, up 48.64% ($166,770,964) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $130,659,235, up 71.66% ($54,543,403) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $378,966,072, up 42.07% ($112,227,561) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $248,306,837, a 30.26% increase ($57,684,158) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Ireland was Russia’s 49th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 53rd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2982% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2453% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Ireland was Russia’s 72nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 76th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1186% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0906% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Ireland was Russia’s 32nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 36th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.6242% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4782% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 63.52% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (71.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.62% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (21.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.01% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.52% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (2.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.73% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd 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 $28,367,032;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $19,363,558;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,777,256;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,674,164;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,532,527;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $806,029.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $1,108,683.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 114,978-100.00
10 Cereals 1,674,164 1.28 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 74,953 0.06 101,424-26.10
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,855,180 2.19 1,322,653115.87
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,257 0.00 3,0078.31
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 82,986,185 63.51 54,619,15351.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 290,226 0.22 1,398,909-79.25
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 46,966-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 23,373 0.02 8,366179.38
31 Fertilizers 34,445,530 26.36 15,081,972128.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,070 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 105-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,288 0.01 33,474-60.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,480-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 215 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,977,193 1.51 1,171,16468.82
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 280,353 0.21 309,664-9.47
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 115 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 192 0.00 397-51.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 308 0.00 1,749-82.39
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 58 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 64-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 171-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 68,707 0.05 79,046-13.08
70 Glass and glassware 224 0.00 236-5.08
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 548,019 0.42 357,28653.38
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 20,950-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,093 0.00 10,441-89.53
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 427-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 21,239 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,794,479 2.90 17,22321,931.46
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 1,017,840 0.78 966,7195.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 36,066 0.03 11331,816.81
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 393,723 0.30 435,654-9.62
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4,870 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 92,864 0.07 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 416 0.00 8,974-95.36
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 35 0.00 67-47.76
SS Classified 50,000 0.04 0

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 62.62% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (57.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.69% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (25.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.88% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (14.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $51,604,239;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $19,568,230;
  • 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 $14,924,043;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $8,948,907;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $5,026,617;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $4,524,704;
  • 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 $3,319,284;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,535,952;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2,471,164;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,349,857;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - an increase of $1,178,369.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $5,214,528.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 1,312,269 0.35 337,996288.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 124,467 0.03 58521,176.41
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 191,251 0.05 177,0708.01
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 39,387 0.01 36,4158.16
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,749,502 0.73 2,458,62011.83
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 59,758 0.02 38,26256.18
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12,398,699 3.27 11,048,84212.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,559,102 0.68 1,761,56745.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 11,932,511 3.15 9,396,55926.99
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 17,192,722 4.54 12,166,10541.32
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 219,570 0.06 93,393135.10
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 37,330 0.01 35,4105.42
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 488 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 805 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 31,127,695 8.21 16,203,65292.10
29 Organic chemicals 9,543,341 2.52 5,018,63790.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 127,617,368 33.68 76,013,12967.89
31 Fertilizers 83,519 0.02 40,266107.42
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,601,059 0.42 2,027,483-21.03
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 52,188,547 13.77 43,239,64020.70
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 295,800 0.08 245,01420.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,518,366 0.66 2,979,519-15.48
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 471 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,389,756 0.63 1,211,38797.27
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,375,819 2.21 5,904,65541.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,327,947 0.35 1,284,8823.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 242,775 0.06 126,55591.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,533 0.00 4,428-42.80
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 22,026 0.01 11,74287.58
45 Cork and articles of cork 42 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 329,734 0.09 177,76285.49
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 202,526 0.05 265,890-23.83
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 36,237-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 5,148-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 833 0.00 350138.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 77,184 0.02 4,0191,820.48
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 34,917 0.01 56,745-38.47
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 48,535-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,378 0.00 146843.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 43,083 0.01 82,972-48.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 226-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 15,778 0.00 91,851-82.82
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 654-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 70,161 0.02 123,832-43.34
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 481,690 0.13 31,4751,430.39
72 Iron and steel 12,446 0.00 8,02855.03
73 Articles of iron or steel 221,820 0.06 138,66559.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 289,356 0.08 123,708133.90
75 Nickel and articles thereof 208,250 0.05 106,25995.98
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 15,135 0.00 71,053-78.70
79 Zinc and articles thereof 232 0.00 25828.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,156 0.00 2,082-44.48
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 29,695 0.01 25,25317.59
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,209,432 0.32 1,124,5737.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 398,061 0.11 403,240-1.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,642,413 4.66 18,163,094-2.87
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 9,716,381 2.56 6,397,09751.89
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 18,637 0.00 22,159-15.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 191,132 0.05 167,15914.34
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 5,214,528-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 58,410,168 15.41 38,841,93850.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 288 0.00 508-43.31
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 2,116-100.00
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 58,750 0.02 102,397-42.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 757,440 0.20 463,04363.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,328,793 0.61 2,573,931-9.52
SS Classified 44,278 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia