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

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with New Zealand was $35,804,357, down 65.68% ($68,532,639) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $1,380,212, down 96.61% ($39,326,988) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $34,424,145, down 45.90% ($29,205,651) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $33,043,933, a 44.15% increase ($10,121,337) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

New Zealand was Russia’s 110th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 83rd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0209% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0747% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

New Zealand was Russia’s 153rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 90th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0013% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0485% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

New Zealand was Russia’s 79th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 64th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0567% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1141% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 30.36% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.97% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.07% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.93% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.43% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (96.25% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.49% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $131,899;
  • 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 $77,194;
  • 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 $66,962;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $52,509;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $48,719;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $30,000;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $13,818;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $10,685;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8,417;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $7,066;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,493.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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) - a decrease of $39,092,575;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $311,038;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $174,581;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $132,390;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $120,178;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $15,293;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $14,777;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $12,037;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $10,281;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $10,218;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $6,554;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $5,975.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 10,281-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 2,259-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 624 0.05 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 570 0.04 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 10,218-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,824 0.28 1,213215.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 15 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 369 0.03 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,863 0.35 5,907-17.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,239 0.09 16,016-92.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 734 0.05 292151.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,449 0.39 3,58452.04
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 191 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 160,568 11.63 292,958-45.19
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 23 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 88,668 6.42 39,181,243-99.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 66,962 4.85 0
31 Fertilizers 87,225 6.32 93,200-6.41
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 311,038-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,895 0.14 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 30,000 2.17 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,912 1.01 9414,700.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,949 0.58 5,51844.06
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 78 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 403,093 29.21 271,19448.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 12,520 0.91 27,813-54.99
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,393 0.25 428692.76
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,961 0.36 179,542-97.24
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 32 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 457 0.03 30151.83
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 225 0.02 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,963 0.14 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,643 0.12 2,479-33.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 120 0.01 130-7.69
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 96,568 7.00 44,059119.18
70 Glass and glassware 10,798 0.78 1139,455.75
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 22 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 1,144-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,890 0.79 22,927-52.50
74 Copper and articles thereof 476 0.03 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 56 0.00 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 93-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,745 0.56 6791,040.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,427 0.10 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 122,062 8.84 73,34366.43
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 95,034 6.89 17,840432.70
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,493 0.33 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 120,178-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,604 0.91 4,187201.03
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 640 0.05 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 337 0.02 358-5.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 6,554-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 47 0.00 17176.47
SS Classified 113,448 8.22 0

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 82.87% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (89.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.88% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (6.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.63% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (3.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.34% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (0.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1,492,085;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $753,421;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $493,793;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $401,660;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $345,002;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $217,158;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $168,418;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $145,734;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $131,226;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $104,690.

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $26,217,936;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,527,279;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,489,826;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,085,393;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,006,133;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $857,890;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $615,198;
  • 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) - a decrease of $436,275;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $187,304.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,291,402 12.47 2,799,31753.30
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,485,598 10.13 5,012,877-30.47
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,742,762 19.59 32,960,698-79.54
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 30,588 0.09 116,009-73.63
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 9,626 0.03 6,73942.84
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 530,584 1.54 185,582185.90
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,524,713 18.95 7,139,911-8.62
10 Cereals 113,718 0.33 1,199,111-90.52
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 488,910 1.42 320,49252.55
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 32,996 0.10 4,113702.24
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,667,912 10.66 5,157,738-28.89
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 3,302-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,603,235 7.56 1,849,81440.73
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,605 0.02 8,016-17.60
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 161,171 0.47 211,920-23.95
29 Organic chemicals 755 0.00 887-14.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 617,176 1.79 215,516186.37
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 6,007-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 19,698 0.06 6,867186.85
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 0.00 927-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 527,545 1.53 1,385,435-61.92
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 520,881 1.51 389,65533.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 578,676 1.68 84,883581.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,060 0.06 19,292-1.20
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 227 0.00 12581.60
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 7,661 0.02 3572,045.94
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 17,418 0.05 1,859836.96
45 Cork and articles of cork 872 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 99-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 82 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 90 0.00 220-59.09
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,772 0.01 1392,613.67
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 365 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 9,362-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 228,239 0.66 415,543-45.07
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 49-100.00
69 Ceramic products 592 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 456-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,318 0.02 27,410-73.30
72 Iron and steel 55,954 0.16 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 362,582 1.05 145,424149.33
74 Copper and articles thereof 11,118 0.03 1,201825.73
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 287 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,906 0.04 27,741-53.48
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18,403 0.05 1,759946.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,294,358 3.76 2,300,491-43.74
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 604,459 1.76 1,040,734-41.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 27,718 0.08 8134,119.75
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 105,590 0.31 90011,632.22
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 680,194 1.98 534,46027.27
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 193 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 2,574 0.01 19,152-86.56
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,766 0.01 14,421-66.95
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 822 0.00 2,705-69.61
SS Classified 1,974 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia