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Russian trade in goods with Denmark in Q3 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 Denmark in the third quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Denmark totaled $1,018,809,297, up 7.73% ($73,124,146) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $767,215,915, up 5.57% ($40,448,906) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $251,593,382, up 14.93% ($32,675,240) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $515,622,533, a 1.53% increase ($7,773,666) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Denmark was Russia’s 37th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 30th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.5921% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6469% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Denmark was Russia’s 30th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 27th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.6838% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.8514% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Denmark was Russia’s 39th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 40th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.4202% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3599% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

The major share of Russian exports to Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 78.22% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (74.58% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.99% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (9.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.66% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (3.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.25% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.23% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (1.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.42% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (9.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $58,105,774;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $33,613,723;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $7,092,222;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $6,008,402;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $3,098,511.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $65,790,639;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $4,176,419.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,077,838 0.66 1,979,327156.54
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 3,473-100.00
10 Cereals 2,898,521 0.38 7,074,940-59.03
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 35,615-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 55,254 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,469,309 0.84 6,754,886-4.23
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,211,594 0.16 2,87841,998.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 647-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 503 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,142 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 34,621 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,360 0.00 12,88650.24
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 9,169,792 1.20 2,077,570341.37
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 13,016 0.00 44,447-70.72
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 32,395 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 600,102,155 78.22 541,996,38110.72
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 36,322 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 68,769 0.01 0
31 Fertilizers 6,964,661 0.91 5,615,01724.04
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 391,519 0.05 595,574-34.26
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 113 0.00 594-80.98
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 7,709-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 467,134 0.06 798,926-41.53
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,505,014 0.20 734,726104.84
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 657-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 627 0.00 1,340-53.21
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 27,067,247 3.53 21,058,84528.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 988,228 0.13 795,96924.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 51,086 0.01 7946,334.01
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 98,498 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 96,424 0.01 175,429-45.04
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,530 0.00 2418,775.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 6-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,791 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12,393 0.00 1,250891.44
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 33-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,154,209 0.15 595,36493.87
69 Ceramic products 23,891 0.00 54,439-56.11
70 Glass and glassware 15,352 0.00 33,106-53.63
72 Iron and steel 97,750,239 12.74 64,136,51652.41
73 Articles of iron or steel 91,999 0.01 80,92213.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 193 0.00 91112.09
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,848,137 0.24 2,568,197-28.04
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,417 0.00 5,758-75.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3 0.00 7,707-99.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 126,063 0.02 407,748-69.08
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 111,023 0.01 88,95424.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,728 0.00 92,013-97.04
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,865,000 0.37 68,655,639-95.83
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 126,591 0.02 91,44538.43
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,250 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 148,038 0.02 147,0420.68
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 385-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,717 0.00 328,390.63
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 7,209 0.00 0
SS Classified 94,000 0.01 31 708196.46

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

The major share of Russian imports from Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 41.54% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (39.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.21% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (31.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.48% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (20.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.27% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (3.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $8,795,728;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $7,809,583;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $7,511,910;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $6,179,836;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5,067,144;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,590,269;
  • 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 $2,666,235;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1,266,432;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $805,039;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $779,719.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,490,936;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $1,943,093;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $1,767,639;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $1,759,565;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,580,430;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,272,036;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $956,648.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
01 Live animals 14,172,410 5.63 6,660,500112.78
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 424,532-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 223,978 0.09 49,635351.25
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 257,097 0.10 673,710-61.84
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 876,860 0.35 2,644,499-66.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,477 0.00 39,587-93.74
10 Cereals 0 0.00 3,490,936-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,836,710 0.73 1,554,21618.18
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 914,279 0.36 1,072,030-14.72
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,369,831 0.54 3,129,396-56.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 250,950 0.10 365,829-31.40
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 859,442 0.34 79,723978.04
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 314,875 0.13 355,458-11.42
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 239,682 0.10 393,557-39.10
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,835,109 1.52 3,990,758-3.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 94,807 0.04 134,360-29.44
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,222,904 0.88 1,960,70813.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,649,348 0.66 844,30995.35
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 13,988,170 5.56 15,260,206-8.34
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 864,928 0.34 839,8872.98
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 369,857 0.15 159,930131.26
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 47,230 0.02 23,323102.50
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 410,638 0.16 283,03345.08
29 Organic chemicals 5,376,321 2.14 309,1771,638.91
30 Pharmaceutical products 28,669,596 11.40 25,079,32714.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,831,931 1.52 3,694,7873.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 983,023 0.39 451,997117.48
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 1,898,866 0.75 1,504,15626.24
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 12,986,116 5.16 14,929,209-13.02
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19,688,049 7.83 13,508,21345.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,422,565 2.95 6,737,00810.18
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,284,137 0.91 2,484,364-8.06
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,371 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 24,809 0.01 37,072-33.08
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 939,963 0.37 1,896,611-50.44
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 384,034 0.15 137,748178.79
45 Cork and articles of cork 157 0.00 543-71.09
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 81 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,323,629 0.53 1,472,336-10.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 371,334 0.15 368,4720.78
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 3,647 0.00 0
52 Cotton 1,114 0.00 224,963.64
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 933 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 172 0.00 1,111-84.52
55 Man-made staple fibers 301,891 0.12 143,680110.11
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 171,502 0.07 752,177-77.20
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 458,698 0.18 401,92514.13
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7,545 0.00 4815,618.75
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 194,978 0.08 170,49814.36
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6,225 0.00 4,11051.46
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 31,481 0.01 43,004-26.80
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 70,828 0.03 36,97491.56
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 620,516 0.25 245,182153.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,259 0.00 5,81224.90
65 Headgear and parts thereof 497 0.00 2,088-76.20
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 329-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 586,319 0.23 1,082,251-45.82
69 Ceramic products 722,679 0.29 541,88233.36
70 Glass and glassware 495,393 0.20 190,653159.84
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 19,843 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 165,601 0.07 391,225-57.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,783,563 1.50 4,291,050-11.83
74 Copper and articles thereof 186,226 0.07 326,483-42.96
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 184-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 709,071 0.28 878,508-19.29
79 Zinc and articles thereof 490 0.00 814-39.80
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 202,358 0.08 1,15417,435.36
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 188,219 0.07 390,247-51.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 472,753 0.19 427,08610.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 66,720,180 26.52 57,924,45215.18
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 13,717,435 5.45 11,051,20024.13
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 10,097 0.00 6,03867.22
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 10,952,946 4.35 3,143,363248.45
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 945,784 0.38 2,526,214-62.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,165,227 4.84 11,469,6596.06
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,331 0.00 24,535-94.58
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 46-100.00
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 1,274,004 0.51 1,041,13522.37
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,050,814 2.01 3,784,38233.46
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 340,698 0.14 546,224-37.63
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 17,501 0.01 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 31 255-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia