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RUSSIAN TRADE IN GOODS WITH EUROPEAN COUNTRIES IN Q3 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The reports on Russia’s trade in goods with the countries of Europe in the 3rd quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Europe in the 3rd quarter of 2018:

The top ten Russia’s trade partners in Europe in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were Germany (8.6847% of Russia’s total foreign trade), the Netherlands (6.3514%), Belarus (4.8437%), Italy (4.1171%), Poland (3.1145%), France (2.3560%), Ukraine (2.1391%), the United Kingdom (2.1182%), Finland (2.0495%), and Belgium (1.5135%);

The top ten Russia’s export markets in Europe in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were the Netherlands (8.9820% of Russia’s total exports), Germany (7.4557%), Belarus (4.8765%), Italy (3.9426%), Poland (3.5990%), the United Kingdom (2.4271%), Finland (2.4135%), Ukraine (2.0628%), Belgium (1.7998%), and France (1.6823%);

The top ten Russia’s import suppliers from Europe in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were Germany (10.9878% of Russia’s total imports), Belarus (4.7822%), Italy (4.4442%), France (3.6183%), Ukraine (2.2820%), Poland (2.2066%), the Czech Republic (1.5594%), the United Kingdom (1.5393%), Spain (1.4937%), and the Netherlands (1.4220%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Europe in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017:

  • The share of the United Kingdom in Russia’s total exports declined from 2.9758% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 2.4271% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Croatia in Russia’s total exports rose 2.1-fold from 0.1369% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.2938% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Finland in Russia’s total imports declined from 1.6776% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 1.3673% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Belgium in Russia’s total imports declined from 1.3431% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 0.9771% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Romania in Russia’s total imports rose from 0.6683% in the 3rd quarter of the 2017 to 1.0103% in the 3rd quarter of the 2018.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia