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

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Ireland totaled $501,453,872, up 38.38% ($139,079,495) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $185,591,645, up 93.17% ($89,514,787) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $315,862,227, up 18.61% ($49,564,708) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $130,270,582, a 23.47% decrease ($39,950,079) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Ireland was Russia’s 47th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 54th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2914% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2479% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Ireland was Russia’s 65th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 69th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1654% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1126% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Ireland was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 35th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.5275% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4378% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland 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) - 86.55% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (43.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.96% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (9.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.34% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (3.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.20% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (0.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.66% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (3.62% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland 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 $118,762,654;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $6,079,234;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,284,789;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,279,301;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $759,607.

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,177,607;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $618,611.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
10 Cereals 2,284,789 1.23 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 87,067 0.05 100,032-12.96
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,716,698 0.92 437,397292.48
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,256 0.00 54,833-94.06
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 160,625,213 86.55 41,862,559283.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 618,611-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 65,418 0.04 7,365788.23
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,900 0.00 4291,974.59
31 Fertilizers 14,661,439 7.90 8,582,20570.84
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 1,121 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,959 0.00 8,249-15.64
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,206 0.01 38,059-54.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,293 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 175 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,931,720 2.12 3,172,11323.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 412,739 0.22 296,58639.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 103 0.00 1,050-90.19
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,271 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 69 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,564 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 189-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 50,400 0.03 73,357-31.29
70 Glass and glassware 30 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 337,385 0.18 280,04320.48
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 61,952-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 538-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 548 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 157,687-100.00
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 893,792 0.48 806,80910.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 337,124 0.18 2,514,731-86.59
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 6,520 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 119,725 0.06 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,453 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,667 0.00 2,064174.56
SS Classified 0 0.00 37 000 000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 52.61% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (49.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 31.51% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (31.85% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.40% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (15.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

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

  • 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 $29,678,400;
  • 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 $6,918,646;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6,318,095;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $4,445,057;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $4,069,168;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,412,593;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,339,037;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,280,970;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - an increase of $958,233.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,047,584;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,763,919;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1,175,610.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
01 Live animals 0 0.00 811,613-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 88,036-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,189 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 60,835 0.02 26,374130.66
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 195,867 0.06 120,32162.79
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 72,050 0.02 13,066451.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,359,760 0.75 2,131,84710.69
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 38,460 0.01 56,693-32.16
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12,200,174 3.86 13,964,093-12.63
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,136,472 0.36 1,035,1219.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,367,328 1.70 5,345,7520.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 20,492,722 6.49 16,423,55424.78
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 376,342 0.12 563,641-33.23
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 26,847 0.01 55,516-51.64
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 64 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 66 0.00 13,086-99.50
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 49,399,155 15.64 19,720,755150.49
29 Organic chemicals 3,527,705 1.12 2,188,66861.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 68,930,322 21.82 71,977,906-4.23
31 Fertilizers 34,553 0.01 20,69866.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,462,398 0.46 1,725,812-15.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 29,450,665 9.32 25,005,60817.78
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 326,040 0.10 568,746-42.67
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,694,540 0.85 2,986,825-9.79
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,542,855 0.81 1,584,62260.47
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,219,619 1.97 4,938,64925.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,466,606 0.46 993,04847.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 118,008 0.04 135,673-13.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,060 0.00 2,98969.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 101,389 0.03 13,116673.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 143,319 0.05 51,840176.46
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 924,907 0.29 150,465514.70
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 119 0.00 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 250-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 4,364 0.00 3,71317.53
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,046 0.00 2361,614.41
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 53,968 0.02 226,842-76.21
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 21,756 0.01 89,189-75.61
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 8,544-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 6,402-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 49,548 0.02 32,80851.02
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18,262 0.01 105,323-82.66
69 Ceramic products 6,740 0.00 1,746286.03
70 Glass and glassware 58,889 0.02 159,384-63.05
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 287,961 0.09 469,046-38.61
72 Iron and steel 8,494 0.00 1,995325.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 208,529 0.07 295,609-29.46
74 Copper and articles thereof 171,459 0.05 204,378-16.11
75 Nickel and articles thereof 88,610 0.03 80,46910.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25,808 0.01 4,584463.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,272 0.00 1,712-25.70
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,631 0.00 3,479-24.37
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 122,267 0.04 51,604136.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 900,030 0.28 863,2564.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 393,718 0.12 402,951-2.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 29,323,835 9.28 27,911,2425.06
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 17,030,547 5.39 10,111,90168.42
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 38,635 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 47,906 0.02 37,99726.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,632 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 53,075,167 16.80 46,757,07213.51
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 330 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 494,729 0.16 64,691664.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,562,823 0.49 2,738,433-42.93
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,176,036 0.69 2,948,530-26.20
SS Classified 4,799 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia