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

Russia’s Trade with Portugal

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Portugal was $347,508,769, down 12.67% ($50,406,537) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were $200,302,092, down 21.66% ($55,373,589) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $147,206,677, up 3.49% ($4,967,052) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $53,095,415, a 53.19% decrease ($60,340,641) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Portugal was Russia’s 57th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 53rd in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2020% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2722% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Portugal was Russia’s 60th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 49th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1785% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2995% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Portugal was Russia’s 49th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 52nd in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2459% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2338% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Portugal

The major share of Russian exports to Portugal 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) - 78.62% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (84.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.80% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (11.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.57% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (2.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.57% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (1.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,270,295;
  • 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 $1,720,380;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,085,244;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $819,960.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Portugal 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) - a decrease of $57,868,929;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,592,470;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $972,262.
Russia’s exports to Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
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 671,580 0.34 1,643,842-59.15
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 170,496 0.09 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 17,604-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 127 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 126,650-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 115,246 0.06 206,150-44.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 74,753 0.04 53,66539.30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 219,054 0.11 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 157,252,011 78.51 215,120,940-26.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,808,631 0.90 88,2511,949.42
29 Organic chemicals 819,960 0.41 0
31 Fertilizers 7,661 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 278,154 0.14 53,424420.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 47,693 0.02 62,875-24.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,180,791 2.09 3,095,54735.06
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 553,167 0.28 806,630-31.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 99 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,201,263 3.10 3,930,96857.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 950,641 0.47 1,310,955-27.48
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,252 0.00 7,559-83.44
52 Cotton 26,900 0.01 1,7511,436.26
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 38,626 0.02 40,796-5.32
54 Man-made filaments 105,851 0.05 50,576109.29
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 23,199 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 378 0.00 32416.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,832 0.00 2,22572.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 157,479 0.08 269,797-41.63
65 Headgear and parts thereof 28 0.00 107-73.83
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 208-100.00
69 Ceramic products 422 0.00 1,863-77.35
70 Glass and glassware 123,695 0.06 4,3992,711.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 29 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 25,362,628 12.66 27,955,098-9.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 548 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 249,459 0.12 279,705-10.81
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 20,527 0.01 41,229-50.21
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,163-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 597,488 0.30 3,87615,315.07
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 12,299 0.01 13,077-5.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 21,908 0.01 6,601231.89
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 840 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 199,291 0.10 160,45224.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,988 0.00 13,578-70.63
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 98 0.00 34188.24
SS Classified 0 0.00 302 762-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Portugal

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 36.17% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (42.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.99% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (20.35% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.17% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (9.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.45% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (11.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.32% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (9.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.40% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (2.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $4,669,584;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4,367,921;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,988,083;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,884,839;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,080,281;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $609,571;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $590,564;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $485,238.

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $5,673,547;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,996,477;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $893,736;
  • 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) - a decrease of $732,769;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $528,019;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $460,110;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $442,783.
Russia’s imports from Portugal in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,567,065 1.06 1,631,059-3.92
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,709,124 4.56 6,525,2222.82
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 172 0.00 2,920-94.11
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,324,614 0.90 1,124,30317.82
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 38,598-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 617,689 0.42 546,66912.99
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 66,198 0.04 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,310 0.00 138,388-96.16
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 150,774 0.10 223,101-32.42
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,684,127 1.14 1,074,55656.73
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 162,262 0.11 50,568220.88
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,042,970 4.11 4,962,68921.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 435,954 0.30 74,932481.80
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,616 0.01 6,87254.48
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 85 0.00 76,579-99.89
29 Organic chemicals 2,269,852 1.54 385,013489.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,862,929 7.38 6,495,00867.25
31 Fertilizers 124,304 0.08 68,40881.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 541,459 0.37 914,310-40.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 337,808 0.23 388,315-13.01
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 233,871 0.16 263,884-11.37
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 258,893 0.18 369,672-29.97
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 45,124-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 36,084 0.02 281,264-87.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,504,460 3.74 3,516,37756.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 686,562 0.47 526,78430.33
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6,132 0.00 81,748-92.50
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 127,937 0.09 117,0289.32
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 5,197 0.00 13,411-61.25
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 682,331 0.46 1,142,441-40.27
45 Cork and articles of cork 9,783,835 6.65 9,488,4653.11
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,776,827 1.21 2,219,610-19.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,484 0.00 1,69446.64
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 29,350 0.02 33,180-11.54
52 Cotton 84,877 0.06 50,55267.90
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 5,691 0.00 650775.54
54 Man-made filaments 343,281 0.23 575,705-40.37
55 Man-made staple fibers 206,842 0.14 71,811188.04
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 691,271 0.47 206,033235.51
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 133,708 0.09 132,8940.61
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7,049 0.00 5,94518.57
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,097,545 0.75 1,164,544-5.75
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 19,281 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 13,344,452 9.07 14,238,188-6.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8,891,652 6.04 9,419,671-5.61
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,930,115 1.31 2,167,087-10.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 26,421,339 17.95 32,094,886-17.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 44,297 0.03 59,899-26.05
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 143-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,370,820 0.93 780,25675.69
69 Ceramic products 6,659,764 4.52 1,990,180234.63
70 Glass and glassware 553,506 0.38 301,30483.70
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 19,410 0.01 247,000-92.14
72 Iron and steel 1,904 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,707,208 1.84 2,882,853-6.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 36,743 0.02 53,438-31.24
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 123,308 0.08 198,159-37.77
79 Zinc and articles thereof 280 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 975 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,893 0.00 15,416-74.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 437,249 0.30 488,539-10.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 217,194 0.15 405,746-46.47
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,991,758 6.79 9,667,0183.36
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 13,103,282 8.90 13,836,051-5.30
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,122,920 2.12 5,119,397-39.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 155,540 0.11 5,3862,787.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 115,803 0.08 315,584-63.31
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 16,951 0.01 27,034-37.30
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 3,023,799 2.05 2,600,72416.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18,619 0.01 95,138-80.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 216,405 0.15 183,30518.06
SS Classified 40,671 0.03 10 897273.23
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia