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

Russia’s Trade with Portugal

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Portugal totaled $1,442,222,078, up 0.15% ($2,112,934) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Portugal in 2018 were $906,665,936, down 5.91% ($56,965,649) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Portugal in 2018 totaled $535,556,142, up 12.40% ($59,078,583) from 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Portugal in 2018 was $371,109,794, a 23.82% decrease ($116,044,232) over 2017.

Portugal was Russia’s 58th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 56th in 2017), accounting for 0.2096% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2466% in 2017).

Portugal was Russia’s 56th largest export market in 2018 (down from 49th in 2017), accounting for 0.2015% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2699% in 2017).

Portugal was Russia’s 53rd largest supplier in 2018 (up from 56th in 2017), accounting for 0.2249% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2099% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Portugal

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 81.13% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (90.98% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.69% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (3.54% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.81% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (1.52% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.23% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (2.27% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.38% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (0.99% in 2017).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $53,534,057;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $7,392,376;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $7,308,978;
  • 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 $7,181,377;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4,075,798;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3,157,661.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Portugal 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) - a decrease of $142,284,381;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $3,979,394.
Russia’s exports to Portugal in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,935,563 0.54 8,914,957-44.64
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 170,496 0.02 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 97,534-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 192 0.00 0
10 Cereals 4,075,798 0.45 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 57,258 0.01 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 274,795 0.03 126,650116.97
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 244,508 0.03 206,15018.61
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 239,674 0.03 164,35845.82
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,515,495 0.28 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,193,590 0.13 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 734,392,907 81.00 876,677,288-16.23
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,421,695 0.82 240,3182,988.28
29 Organic chemicals 7,423,454 0.82 31,07823,786.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 45 0.00 254-82.28
31 Fertilizers 2,305,338 0.25 1,245,20085.14
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 34,469 0.00 1,7871,828.88
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 309 0.00 553-44.12
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 607 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 225 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,215,713 0.13 322,040277.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 363,017 0.04 155,828132.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15,768,950 1.74 12,611,28925.04
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,186,159 0.24 4,157,845-47.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,515 0.00 240531.25
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 24,121,461 2.66 16,812,48343.47
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 15,551 0.00 21,365-27.21
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,146,412 0.57 5,002,6822.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 26,976 0.00 11,570133.15
52 Cotton 32,148 0.00 1,7511,735.98
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 92,995 0.01 40,972126.97
54 Man-made filaments 560,987 0.06 147,305280.83
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,025 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 26,584 0.00 2,3501,031.23
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,231 0.00 916143.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 9,573 0.00 9,5310.44
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 363,309 0.04 291,13524.79
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 37 0.00 212-82.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 141 0.00 313-54.95
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 421-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 22,407 0.00 14815,039.86
69 Ceramic products 720 0.00 4,772-84.91
70 Glass and glassware 245,148 0.03 4,5485,290.24
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 86,938,503 9.59 33,404,446160.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 70,920 0.01 6,3701,013.34
74 Copper and articles thereof 49,412 0.01 15,914210.49
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 651,431 0.07 535,54821.64
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 123,320 0.01 169,152-27.10
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,163-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,823 0.00 1,16456.62
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,030,397 0.22 193,957946.83
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 382,648 0.04 833,688-54.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,473 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 68,432 0.01 23,426192.12
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3,943 0.00 400885.75
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 791,131 0.09 688,70814.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 50,518 0.01 49,6001.85
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,479 0.00 1263,454.76
SS Classified 0 0.00 401 080-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Portugal

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 30.14% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (32.61% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.39% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (23.02% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.39% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (13.72% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.84% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (12.30% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.27% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (9.79% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.39% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (3.12% in 2017).

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

  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $14,419,363;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $9,121,880;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,297,500;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $6,030,778;
  • 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 $4,462,381;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $4,380,862;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,999,749;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $3,615,914;
  • Cork and articles of cork (HS code 45) - an increase of $3,579,640;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $3,361,830;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,779,473.

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,115,087;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,833,163;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1,790,758.
Russia’s imports from Portugal in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 19,869-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,434,287 1.20 6,390,3630.69
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 23,427,160 4.37 19,811,24618.25
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8,843 0.00 17,859-50.48
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,424,604 0.83 3,532,79625.24
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 44,062 0.01 158,988-72.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,693,626 0.50 1,439,93187.07
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 2,726-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,083,551 0.39 1,907,3769.24
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 56,206 0.01 20,423175.21
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 66,197 0.01 67,833-2.41
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 144,252 0.03 487,955-70.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 852,461 0.16 869,161-1.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,614,386 0.86 6,405,144-27.96
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 720,280 0.13 293,366145.52
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 23,211,786 4.33 17,181,00835.10
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,178,746 0.22 285,735312.53
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 35,162 0.01 39,971-12.03
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 35,164 0.01 276,475-87.28
29 Organic chemicals 5,713,965 1.07 1,714,216233.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 37,427,125 6.99 37,302,9760.33
31 Fertilizers 791,360 0.15 343,428130.43
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,762,335 0.33 2,481,561-28.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 981,470 0.18 2,141,486-54.17
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 646,012 0.12 814,925-20.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 973,597 0.18 1,156,252-15.80
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 45,124-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 536,234 0.10 699,149-23.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,164,901 4.14 13,043,02169.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,052,498 1.13 5,347,41813.19
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 10,590 0.00 84,030-87.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 301,284 0.06 441,533-31.76
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 24,460 0.00 31,708-22.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,873,315 0.72 4,433,403-12.63
45 Cork and articles of cork 38,668,609 7.22 35,088,96910.20
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,046 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 939,906 0.18 235,129299.74
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,034,120 1.13 6,888,977-12.41
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 104,798 0.02 22,845358.73
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 104,081 0.02 66,51656.48
52 Cotton 274,937 0.05 159,67572.19
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 23,044 0.00 13,33272.85
54 Man-made filaments 2,130,644 0.40 1,789,88119.04
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,244,641 0.23 1,469,520-15.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,491,236 0.47 1,834,45635.80
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 609,854 0.11 546,45011.60
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 53,956 0.01 55,358-2.53
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,578,383 0.85 3,979,88915.04
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 70,193 0.01 4,2721,543.09
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 49,569,958 9.26 45,189,0969.69
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 31,705,370 5.92 29,925,8975.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,437,411 1.20 6,957,120-7.47
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 61,955,489 11.57 63,229,270-2.01
65 Headgear and parts thereof 180,930 0.03 170,4556.15
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 967-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 352 0.00 48,700.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,535,645 0.66 2,812,25525.72
69 Ceramic products 22,514,177 4.20 8,094,814178.13
70 Glass and glassware 1,547,178 0.29 1,588,854-2.62
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 221,384 0.04 435,234-49.13
72 Iron and steel 20,789 0.00 3855,299.74
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,262,780 1.54 10,377,867-20.38
74 Copper and articles thereof 219,227 0.04 280,339-21.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 721,259 0.13 826,421-12.72
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,561 0.00 1,86437.39
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,546 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 48,700 0.01 88,966-45.26
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,289,478 0.43 1,868,16822.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,207,230 0.23 1,426,708-15.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 44,909,168 8.39 37,611,66819.40
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 56,406,151 10.53 51,943,7708.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17,091,363 3.19 18,924,526-9.69
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 403,128 0.08 27,4051,371.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,116,933 0.21 1,186,311-5.85
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 86,928 0.02 98,154-11.44
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 14,415,876 2.69 11,054,04630.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 401,271 0.07 488,084-17.79
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 622,537 0.12 410,53151.64
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 247 0.00 0
SS Classified 1,040,709 0.19 14 6567,000.91
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia