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

Russia’s Trade with Portugal

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Portugal totaled $302,218,407, up 5.53% ($15,823,745) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $180,507,601, up 0.38% ($686,380) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $121,710,806, up 14.20% ($15,137,365) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Portugal in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $58,796,795, a 19.73% decrease ($14,450,985) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Portugal was Russia’s 64th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 60th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1768% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2049% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Portugal was Russia’s 64th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 54th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1638% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2141% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Portugal was Russia’s 58th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 55th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2005% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1910% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Portugal

The major share of Russian exports to Portugal 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) - 54.44% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (90.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 30.35% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (0.69% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.29% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (2.22% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.76% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (3.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.43% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (1.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $53,556,491;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4,075,798;
  • 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 $2,173,990;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,671,941;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,400,446;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,391,681;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $841,745;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $663,673.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Portugal 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 $64,733,409;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,104,613;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $877,098.
Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
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 2,419,057 1.34 3,523,670-31.35
10 Cereals 4,075,798 2.26 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20,673 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 73,346 0.04 48,60050.92
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,400,446 0.78 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 218,664 0.12 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 98,045,190 54.32 162,778,599-39.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,218,521 1.23 44,5314,881.97
29 Organic chemicals 357,087 0.20 17,1491,982.26
31 Fertilizers 853,625 0.47 11,8807,085.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 34,469 0.02 1,7871,828.88
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 309 0.00 0
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 608 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 692,846 0.38 29,1732,274.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 131,071 0.07 25,211419.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,260,638 2.91 3,868,95735.97
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 463,577 0.26 1,340,675-65.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 90 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,315,804 4.05 5,643,86329.62
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 21,365-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,277,580 0.71 888,17343.84
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,245 0.00 64792.43
54 Man-made filaments 106,171 0.06 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,025 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,807 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 225 0.00 4,877-95.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 989 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 91 0.00 2,909-96.87
70 Glass and glassware 35,472 0.02 0
72 Iron and steel 54,676,509 30.29 1,120,0184,781.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 35,856 0.02 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 24,490 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,628 0.00 83,143-98.04
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 42,032 0.02 42,587-1.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 336,293 0.19 51,708550.37
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 123,191 0.07 14,019778.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,171 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,815 0.00 4,382-58.58
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,040 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 214,536 0.12 176,08021.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 34,616 0.02 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 77 218-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Portugal

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.39% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (25.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 25.99% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (25.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.29% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (17.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.55% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (11.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.90% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (10.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.62% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (3.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,133,052;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $3,129,279;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,666,753;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,786,006;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $1,693,826;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,674,086;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $1,650,262;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,139,875;
  • 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 $1,106,644;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $820,725;
  • Cork and articles of cork (HS code 45) - an increase of $546,376;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $532,907.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,143,112;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1,308,993;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $518,905;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $413,687.
Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 19,869-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,569,594 1.29 1,604,175-2.16
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,779,363 4.75 4,129,10139.97
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,899 0.00 4,136-54.09
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,226,411 1.01 693,50476.84
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 35,115-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 61,255-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 437,699 0.36 618,492-29.23
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 32,109-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 128,648 0.11 104,83022.72
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 312,077 0.26 148,787109.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 763,782 0.63 2,072,775-63.15
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 199,959 0.16 58,422242.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,853,554 3.99 3,179,46852.65
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 273 0.00 97,413-99.72
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,771 0.01 7,58228.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 73,674-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 543,797 0.45 560,452-2.97
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,076,477 6.64 11,219,589-28.01
31 Fertilizers 495,622 0.41 158,851212.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 153,252 0.13 566,939-72.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 183,111 0.15 412,607-55.62
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 55,061 0.05 60,871-9.54
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 225,383 0.19 291,846-22.77
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 117,774 0.10 216,542-45.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,357,674 5.22 3,690,92172.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,190,017 0.98 1,377,004-13.58
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 2,283-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 33,199 0.03 88,226-62.37
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 5,080 0.00 16,529-69.27
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 862,283 0.71 814,5305.86
45 Cork and articles of cork 9,388,047 7.71 8,841,6716.18
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,046 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 152,703 0.13 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,642,978 1.35 1,797,113-8.58
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,076 0.00 7,354-85.37
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 60,380 0.05 15,672285.27
52 Cotton 97,986 0.08 25,775280.16
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2,134 0.00 5,267-59.48
54 Man-made filaments 876,959 0.72 610,96643.54
55 Man-made staple fibers 342,212 0.28 528,045-35.19
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 338,401 0.28 395,050-14.34
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 235,848 0.19 39,893491.20
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 33,064 0.03 27,96618.23
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,132,670 0.93 983,34315.19
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 13,153 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13,047,756 10.72 9,918,47731.55
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,429,007 6.10 6,289,13218.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,283,588 1.05 1,289,668-0.47
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,699,074 5.50 6,676,3280.34
65 Headgear and parts thereof 45,061 0.04 58,972-23.59
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 824-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 4-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 672,930 0.55 689,231-2.37
69 Ceramic products 3,942,668 3.24 2,248,84275.32
70 Glass and glassware 299,406 0.25 167,41478.84
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,973 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 289 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,987,929 1.63 2,506,834-20.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 107,313 0.09 81,54131.61
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 223,359 0.18 224,027-0.30
79 Zinc and articles thereof 25 0.00 629-96.03
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 17,095 0.01 26,595-35.72
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 505,349 0.42 276,09283.04
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 343,644 0.28 395,618-13.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,305,140 10.11 9,172,08834.16
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 14,045,998 11.54 12,939,3548.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,610,352 5.43 4,824,34637.02
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 127,969 0.11 5,3582,288.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 247,590 0.20 211,72916.94
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26,193 0.02 21,63821.05
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 3,451,942 2.84 2,631,21731.19
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 189,767 0.16 129,06147.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 193,416 0.16 92,410109.30
SS Classified 556 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia