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Russian trade with Denmark in 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 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Denmark totaled $4,890,188,187, up 26.23% ($1,016,254,187) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2018 totaled $3,890,672,721, up 31.96% ($942,271,625) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2018 totaled $999,515,466, up 7.99% ($73,982,562) from 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Denmark in 2018 was $2,891,157,255, a 42.92% increase ($868,289,063) over 2017.

Denmark was Russia’s 32nd largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 33rd in 2017), accounting for 0.7107% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.6633% in 2017).

Denmark was Russia’s 28th largest export market in 2018 (just as in 2017), accounting for 0.8647% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8257% in 2017).

Denmark was Russia’s 37th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 40th in 2017), accounting for 0.4197% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4078% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 81.87% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (79.59% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.03% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (11.23% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.27% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (3.25% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.53% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.37% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.27% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.40% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2018 over 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 $838,795,238;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $99,263,936;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $30,570,184;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $22,592,130.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $61,221,599.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
01 Live animals 150 0.00 10050.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 15,978,125 0.41 7,523,945112.36
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 147 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 339,927 0.01 3,4739,687.71
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 73,678 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 102 0.00 0
10 Cereals 8,256,024 0.21 11,275,228-26.78
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 390,990 0.01 76,406411.73
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 453,301 0.01 306,60947.84
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 21,863,839 0.56 22,829,062-4.23
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,211,594 0.03 865,40040.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 69 0.00 1,770-96.10
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 833 0.00 322,503.13
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 27,538 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 142,995 0.00 84,33969.55
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 79,703 0.00 38,539106.81
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 49,307,254 1.27 26,715,12484.57
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 127,284 0.00 136,587-6.81
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 32,516 0.00 5505,812.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,185,291,788 81.87 2,346,496,55035.75
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 260,676 0.01 4,903,124-94.68
29 Organic chemicals 327,619 0.01 245,99233.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 63,377 0.00 32,98692.13
31 Fertilizers 27,208,854 0.70 18,102,98050.30
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,853,159 0.05 2,066,565-10.33
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 244 0.00 5,532-95.59
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 114 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 48,635 0.00 52,533-7.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,429,532 0.04 1,636,872-12.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,754,779 0.07 1,394,16097.59
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) 1,202 0.00 1,768-32.01
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 502,656 0.01 983,481-48.89
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 123,213,929 3.17 92,643,74533.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,863,948 0.10 3,076,44025.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 127,697 0.00 129,846-1.66
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 98,817 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 65-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 188,513 0.00 426,236-55.77
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,510 0.00 7,853-68.04
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 27,481 0.00 52,571-47.73
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,878 0.00 4,141-54.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 70,211 0.00 29,785135.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 31,334 0.00 19,83357.99
65 Headgear and parts thereof 20 0.00 33-39.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,158,191 0.11 3,201,45029.88
69 Ceramic products 274,592 0.01 301,927-9.05
70 Glass and glassware 59,756 0.00 97,485-38.70
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 51 0.00 3259.38
72 Iron and steel 419,547,927 10.78 320,283,99130.99
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,125,643 0.03 1,177,762-4.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,155 0.00 6,232-65.42
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 8,344,777 0.21 8,210,2851.64
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,575-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,192 0.00 9,462-45.13
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,072 0.00 1,271,842-99.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,436,716 0.04 1,270,18413.11
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 550,833 0.01 285,52892.92
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 0 0.00 300-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 18,386 0.00 183,859-90.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7,436,202 0.19 68,657,801-89.17
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 900,072 0.02 414,830116.97
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,930 0.00 3002,543.33
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 860,044 0.02 581,11048.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24,606 0.00 16,11052.74
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 12,758 0.00 1,670663.95
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47,680 0.00 29,85559.71
SS Classified 203,096 0.01 226 594-10.37

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 40.44% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (41.75% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 32.93% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (31.48% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.85% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (18.68% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.53% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (2.67% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $17,756,647;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $17,730,405;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $13,914,639;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $11,504,501;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $9,931,543;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $6,123,307;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,709,760;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $3,653,987;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,244,738;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,170,079.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $11,604,016;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $10,783,802;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $4,083,370;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $3,382,990.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
01 Live animals 39,360,229 3.94 21,603,58282.19
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 1,601,934-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 316,589 0.03 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,198,927 0.22 607,835261.76
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,452,728 0.15 2,246,385-35.33
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 10,033,286 1.00 14,116,656-28.93
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 320 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 95,737 0.01 74,86427.88
10 Cereals 11,007 0.00 11,615,023-99.91
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7,985,413 0.80 7,413,8747.71
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14,240,260 1.42 15,853,899-10.18
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 11,154,678 1.12 9,006,28423.85
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 29 0.00 956-96.97
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,418,867 0.14 1,565,637-9.37
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,102,663 0.11 1,192,005-7.50
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,361,690 0.14 2,257,626-39.68
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 751,513 0.08 1,155,524-34.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 20,650,161 2.07 18,603,46611.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 443,384 0.04 617,364-28.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,780,443 0.78 6,702,62516.08
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,533,212 0.45 3,459,72531.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 49,577,327 4.96 49,682,648-0.21
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,986,381 0.40 3,556,59612.08
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 834,512 0.08 374,754122.68
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 471,895 0.05 127,744269.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,014,620 0.10 1,032,229-1.71
29 Organic chemicals 19,178,799 1.92 1,448,3941,224.14
30 Pharmaceutical products 119,004,697 11.91 115,834,6182.74
31 Fertilizers 9,980 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14,892,336 1.49 12,934,12315.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,368,895 0.34 2,641,55827.53
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 7,079,443 0.71 5,717,30423.82
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 52,734,961 5.28 56,117,951-6.03
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 330 0.00 25230.95
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 73,888,280 7.39 62,383,77918.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 29,301,020 2.93 25,591,26014.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,686,540 0.87 7,644,49413.63
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,741 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 63,886 0.01 71,888-11.13
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 7,417,340 0.74 3,763,35397.09
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,183,864 0.12 813,07245.60
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,007 0.00 1,127-10.65
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 542 0.00 2,316-76.60
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,323,830 0.53 6,002,860-11.31
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,302,394 0.13 1,403,935-7.23
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 39,112 0.00 5197,436.03
52 Cotton 4,494 0.00 1,488202.02
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,575 0.00 4,330-17.44
54 Man-made filaments 47,522 0.00 35,21734.94
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,085,075 0.11 1,104,849-1.79
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 550,295 0.06 2,425,146-77.31
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,037,023 0.20 1,816,19312.16
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 84,442 0.01 33,659150.87
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 621,669 0.06 765,404-18.78
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6,882 0.00 10,552-34.78
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 269,242 0.03 184,27246.11
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 443,479 0.04 273,02062.43
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,683,088 0.27 1,261,674112.66
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 81,196 0.01 48,78066.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 24,918 0.00 5,128385.92
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,381 0.00 4,544-47.60
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 33 0.00 2437.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,763,043 0.28 3,143,681-12.11
69 Ceramic products 1,156,663 0.12 1,331,953-13.16
70 Glass and glassware 1,358,014 0.14 725,37887.21
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 43,683 0.00 4,739821.78
72 Iron and steel 314,661 0.03 647,587-51.41
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,824,414 1.68 16,123,5264.35
74 Copper and articles thereof 855,501 0.09 869,270-1.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 12,162 0.00 2624,541.98
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,158,642 0.32 3,657,648-13.64
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,060 0.00 58581.20
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9,202 0.00 154,154-94.03
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 248,647 0.02 176,34741.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,564,296 0.16 1,348,48716.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,299,714 0.23 1,771,64329.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 271,346,973 27.15 268,102,2351.21
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 48,965,353 4.90 47,349,5573.41
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 30,065 0.00 134,776-77.69
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 27,882,294 2.79 13,967,65599.62
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,110,717 0.31 13,894,519-77.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 52,885,277 5.29 42,953,73423.12
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4,073 0.00 95,778-95.75
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12,958 0.00 11,53712.32
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 6,367,453 0.64 4,073,55356.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24,179,455 2.42 18,056,14833.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,866,283 0.19 2,061,873-9.49
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 17,501 0.00 0
SS Classified 37,180 0.00 59 961-37.99
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia