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RUSSIAN TRADE IN GOODS WITH EUROPEAN COUNTRIES IN Q1 2019

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 1st quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Europe in the 1st quarter of 2019:

The top ten Russia’s trade partners in Europe in the 1st quarter of 2019 were Germany (8.8267% of Russia’s total foreign trade), the Netherlands (8.2311%), Belarus (4.7356%), Italy (3.7462%), Poland (2.4455%), France (2.2579%), Ukraine (2.0575%), Finland (1.9963%), the United Kingdom (1.8243%), and Belgium (1.6892%);

The top ten Russia’s export markets in Europe in the 1st quarter of 2019 were the Netherlands (11.6753% of Russia’s total exports), Germany (8.4946%), Belarus (4.5359%), Italy (3.6573%), Poland (2.6518%), Finland (2.3976%), Belgium (2.0343%), Ukraine (2.0159%), the United Kingdom (1.9249%), and France (1.7245%);

The top ten Russia’s import suppliers from Europe in the 1st quarter of 2019 were Germany (9.4801% of Russia’s total imports), Belarus (5.1284%), Italy (3.9212%), France (3.3074%), Ukraine (2.1393%), Poland (2.0395%), the United Kingdom (1.6263%), the Czech Republic (1.4720%), the Netherlands (1.4535%), and Spain (1.3059%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Europe in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018:

  • The share of Poland in Russia’s total exports declined from 3.8213% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 2.6518% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of Belgium in Russia’s total exports declined from 2.5142% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 2.0343% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of the United Kingdom in Russia’s total exports declined from 2.3224% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 1.9249% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of Malta in Russia’s total exports declined from 1.1670% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 0.8896% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of Austria in Russia’s total exports rose from 0.9183% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 1.4318% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of Sweden in Russia’s total exports declined from 0.8561% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 0.5168% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of Switzerland in Russia’s total exports rose from 0.6472% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 1.0431% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of Croatia in Russia’s total exports rose from 0.2634% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 0.5204% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of Cyprus in Russia’s total exports rose 2.2-fold from 0.1273% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 0.2850% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of France in Russia’s total imports declined from 4.6293% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 3.3074% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of Finland in Russia’s total imports declined from 1.4803% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 1.2065% in the 1st quarter of the 2019;
  • The share of Malta in Russia’s total imports declined 3.8-fold from 0.0190% in the 1st quarter of the 2018 to 0.0050% in the 1st quarter of the 2019.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia