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

Russia’s Trade with Spain

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Spain totaled $1,548,436,441, up 16.73% ($221,899,213) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Spain in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $641,038,920, up 18.85% ($101,683,446) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Spain in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $907,397,521, up 15.27% ($120,215,767) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Spain in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $266,358,601, a 7.48% increase ($18,532,321) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Spain was Russia’s 22nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 23rd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.9060% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.9492% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Spain was Russia’s 36th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 33rd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.5817% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.6423% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Spain was Russia’s 16th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 19th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.4947% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.4111% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Spain

The major share of Russian exports to Spain 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) - 71.86% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (78.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.40% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (13.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.54% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (4.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.49% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (1.25% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.63% of Russia’s total exports to Spain (1.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Spain 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 $39,405,506;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $17,956,924;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $16,699,295;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5,982,548;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $5,477,064;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $3,560,299;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,232,342;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,639,743;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,308,076;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2,093,194.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Spain 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
01 Live animals 117 0.00 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 87 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 483,442 0.08 2,246,416-78.48
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 17,588 0.00 69,114-74.55
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17,956,924 2.80 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 354 0.00 19977.89
10 Cereals 3,167,648 0.49 527,905500.04
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,434 0.00 17,033-91.58
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 127,268 0.02 106,13119.92
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10,585 0.00 7,64438.47
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,124,112 0.49 2,349,47132.97
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 22,463 0.00 119,649-81.23
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 27,900 0.00 166,208-83.21
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 692,382 0.11 59,0901,071.74
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 109,069 0.02 126,691-13.91
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,034,092 0.47 940,898222.47
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 519,176 0.08 693,817-25.17
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 460,100,759 71.77 420,695,2539.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,736,399 0.89 6,154,949-6.80
29 Organic chemicals 8,516,574 1.33 2,534,026236.09
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,352 0.00 1,627-16.90
31 Fertilizers 4,508,189 0.70 6,117,853-26.31
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 221,247 0.03 19,1391,056.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 597,648 0.09 90,918557.35
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 38,556 0.01 78,727-51.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 40 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3,405 0.00 544525.92
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,930 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 297,661 0.05 172,01673.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,007,367 0.16 1,435,419-29.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,186,180 1.28 6,427,92627.35
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,973,723 0.62 3,187,51924.67
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,680 0.00 2,030-17.24
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,029,820 0.78 2,721,74484.80
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 17 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 9,232-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,228,036 0.19 1,040,18818.06
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 106,483 0.02 27,896281.71
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 125,734 0.02 113,15711.11
54 Man-made filaments 517,891 0.08 831,483-37.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 160,057 0.02 302,597-47.11
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,443 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 33 0.00 31,000.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 20-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 163,864 0.03 6,4072,457.58
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,501,842 0.23 12,27312,136.96
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 560,106 0.09 454,96723.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 18,304 0.00 24,635-25.70
65 Headgear and parts thereof 586 0.00 521,026.92
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 8-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 156,294 0.02 113,60737.57
69 Ceramic products 67,486 0.01 61,5419.66
70 Glass and glassware 4,325,547 0.67 765,248465.25
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,750 0.00 11,758-34.09
72 Iron and steel 65,236,391 10.18 62,004,0495.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 242,015 0.04 228,1576.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 846 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,592,151 1.96 7,115,08776.98
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 643,667 0.10 515,82524.78
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,266 0.00 12,552-58.05
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 747,298 0.12 255,960191.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,845,646 2.78 1,146,3511,456.73
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 2,629,480 0.41 4,133,793-36.39
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 2,200,302 0.34 333,345560.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 255,434 0.04 214,53319.07
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 50,100 0.01 4,901922.24
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 285,963 0.04 179,12759.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 236 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,010 0.00 5031,293.64
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 1,158,608 0.18 868,86933.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 76,365 0.01 165,826-53.95
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 27,618 0.00 38,801-28.82
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19,217 0.00 17,21611.62
SS Classified 555,663 0.09 1 275 551-56.44

Russia’s Imports from Spain

The major share of Russian imports from Spain 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) - 35.67% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (38.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.08% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (27.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.71% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (14.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.24% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (7.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.82% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (2.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.28% of Russia’s total imports from Spain (1.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $34,050,544;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $25,871,402;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $17,301,831;
  • 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 $11,587,315;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $10,213,828;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $9,164,697;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $8,795,396;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,091,986;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $3,959,496;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2,726,467.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Spain 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 $32,940,364;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $8,348,904.
Russia’s imports from Spain in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 32,006 0.00 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,408,170 0.16 1,678,320-16.10
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 16,562 0.00 3,255408.82
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6,176,608 0.68 5,903,2404.63
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 112,528 0.01 77,25145.67
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 867,743 0.10 595,30945.76
10 Cereals 8,439 0.00 382,343-97.79
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 741,250 0.08 574,73728.97
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 642,147 0.07 555,36515.63
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,105,494 0.23 1,596,89131.85
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14,376,429 1.58 14,110,3321.89
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 270,305 0.03 208,52429.63
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,206,967 0.24 1,452,63551.93
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,291,034 0.47 3,746,92114.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,948,520 0.44 1,538,143156.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 32,808,096 3.62 30,081,6299.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,796,058 0.53 3,664,60730.88
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 42,873,057 4.72 43,988,613-2.54
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,622,375 0.62 5,319,3255.70
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,075,357 0.12 2,203,221-51.19
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,234,835 0.25 2,066,4268.15
26 Ores, slag and ash 210,684 0.02 142,27448.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,279,636 0.47 3,316,42729.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,485,459 0.71 5,757,15512.65
29 Organic chemicals 11,671,134 1.29 11,043,7235.68
30 Pharmaceutical products 84,057,260 9.26 58,185,85844.46
31 Fertilizers 3,652,831 0.40 1,517,909140.65
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23,644,380 2.61 23,020,2302.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 19,262,799 2.12 16,579,96616.18
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 6,595,082 0.73 5,438,16721.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,553,472 0.17 1,564,101-0.68
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 634,509 0.07 558,82213.54
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 57,438 0.01 66,976-14.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 41,433,589 4.57 32,268,89228.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 43,834,635 4.83 33,620,80730.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 39,093,982 4.31 30,298,58629.03
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,151 0.00 34,733-90.93
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,680,253 0.30 2,092,58728.08
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 46,669 0.01 632,463-92.62
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,851,866 0.20 1,778,2624.14
45 Cork and articles of cork 60,960 0.01 86,241-29.31
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 15,670 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,934 0.00 41,198-92.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,367,218 1.03 9,487,861-1.27
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 328,371 0.04 228,93443.43
50 Silk 1,337 0.00 180642.78
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 3,323 0.00 11,609-71.38
52 Cotton 546,210 0.06 596,396-8.41
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 7,186 0.00 3,98380.42
54 Man-made filaments 866,894 0.10 577,54050.10
55 Man-made staple fibers 5,221,066 0.58 3,133,78566.61
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,243,956 0.14 867,74943.35
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 40,019 0.00 32,27024.01
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 85,429 0.01 72,25218.24
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,276,118 0.14 788,86861.77
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 721,061 0.08 392,48183.72
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,134,674 0.13 946,54319.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,785,478 0.31 2,270,72322.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,688,757 0.19 1,133,57648.98
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9,907,931 1.09 8,806,23012.51
65 Headgear and parts thereof 15,382 0.00 58,818-73.85
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 4,387-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 26,232 0.00 11,444129.22
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20,117,331 2.22 2,815,500614.52
69 Ceramic products 33,878,708 3.73 29,919,21213.23
70 Glass and glassware 4,729,076 0.52 2,281,903107.24
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,288,195 0.25 1,741,82731.37
72 Iron and steel 23,294,072 2.57 20,884,56711.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,593,217 2.16 27,942,121-29.88
74 Copper and articles thereof 444,324 0.05 397,30511.83
75 Nickel and articles thereof 326,546 0.04 283,64115.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,222,668 0.47 3,374,62125.13
79 Zinc and articles thereof 19,266 0.00 22,947-16.04
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 34,148-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,409,643 0.27 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,212,891 0.24 2,253,915-1.82
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,084,720 0.45 3,424,25319.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 100,058,367 11.03 92,966,3817.63
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 58,065,429 6.40 46,478,11424.93
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 3,575,568 0.39 4,485,266-20.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 150,464,119 16.58 116,413,57529.25
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,626,995 0.40 36,567,359-90.08
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,892,435 0.87 5,740,21137.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 58,798 0.01 59,755-1.60
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 74,553 0.01 27,231173.78
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 7,944,500 0.88 7,443,3476.73
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,553,408 0.39 2,337,51452.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 873,087 0.10 1,159,051-24.67
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 102,386 0.01 0
SS Classified 478,204 0.05 909 897-47.44
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia