Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade with Denmark in 2011

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 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Denmark totaled $3,949,322,801, up 20.88% ($682,259,965) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2011 totaled $1,896,032,186, up 21.20% ($331,701,117) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2011 totaled $2,053,290,615, up 20.59% ($350,558,848) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Denmark in 2011 was $157,258,429, a 13.63% increase ($18,857,731) over 2010.

Denmark was Russia’s 33rd largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 34th in 2010), accounting for 0.4802% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5219% in 2010).

Denmark was Russia’s 39th largest export market in 2011 (down from 38th in 2010), accounting for 0.3669% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3940% in 2010).

Denmark was Russia’s 26th largest supplier in 2011 (just as in 2010), accounting for 0.6715% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.7438% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

The major share of Russian exports to Denmark in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 46.25% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (51.11% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 44.20% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (42.11% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.89% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (3.68% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.57% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (1.01% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.52% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (1.10% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $177,871,542;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $77,348,164;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $25,649,126;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $23,443,335;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $17,071,103.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 100 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,849,185 0.15 1,223,296132.91
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,035,219 0.05 0
10 Cereals 266,536 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13,633 0.00 40,296-66.17
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 33,313,632 1.76 7,664,506334.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 178,701 0.01 98,09582.17
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 66,378-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,097 0.00 473,479-97.45
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 10,964,721 0.58 6,159,92578.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19,335 0.00 6231,085.48
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 876,908,504 46.25 799,560,3409.67
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 8,838,374 0.47 4,427,41899.63
29 Organic chemicals 120,366 0.01 65,10284.89
31 Fertilizers 33,082,473 1.74 9,639,138243.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,268,177 0.07 582,154117.84
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 44 0.00 0
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 2,472 0.00 4,186-40.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 949 0.00 263260.84
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 379,941 0.02 711,955-46.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 104,074 0.01 72,14744.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,046,927 0.21 1,650,807145.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 162 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 214,412 0.01 3,299,973-93.50
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 65,985,617 3.48 48,914,51434.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,663,342 0.40 8,499,815-9.84
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 164,818 0.01 119,89937.46
52 Cotton 544,344 0.03 1,229,286-55.72
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 137,649 0.01 239,167-42.45
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 310,377 0.02 61,380405.66
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 163 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3,303 0.00 2,43735.54
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 532,944 0.03 548,499-2.84
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,736 0.00 31,162-81.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,274 0.00 1681,253.57
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 142,176 0.01 150,570-5.57
65 Headgear and parts thereof 526 0.00 850-38.12
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 77,616 0.00 82,309-5.70
69 Ceramic products 1,671,289 0.09 1,263,23232.30
70 Glass and glassware 223 0.00 1,729,503-99.99
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 363 0.00 964-62.34
72 Iron and steel 832,860,682 43.93 654,989,14027.16
73 Articles of iron or steel 216,530 0.01 368,271-41.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 843,899 0.04 722,27116.84
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,829,305 0.20 2,621,77546.06
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 311,803 0.02 19,9661,461.67
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 462 0.00 8,900-94.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,798 0.00 5,86715.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,604,196 0.08 1,875,938-14.49
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 604,253 0.03 120,650400.83
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 4,004 0.00 2,77844.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,056,090 0.06 445,298137.16
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 283,591-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 575,744 0.03 193,634197.34
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 3,194,077 0.17 4,003,136-20.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,444 0.00 31,615-79.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,337 0.00 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 26,828 0.00 24,9647.47
SS Classified 24,940 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

The major share of Russian imports from Denmark in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 44.15% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (39.40% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.27% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (30.11% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.41% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (24.58% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.65% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (1.81% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $86,489,435;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $63,206,580;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $43,713,274;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $36,834,407;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $27,846,276;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $18,681,478;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $14,180,546;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $13,876,439;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $10,234,530;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $8,705,443;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $7,522,423.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $7,817,444.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 38,656,660 1.88 10,810,384257.59
02 Meat and edible meat offal 386,635,045 18.83 323,428,46519.54
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 60,554,293 2.95 62,733,002-3.47
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 62,184,893 3.03 43,503,41542.94
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 19,053,769 0.93 13,915,03836.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,996,601 0.19 4,435,463-9.89
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6,286,335 0.31 2,088,544200.99
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 245,242 0.01 317,221-22.69
10 Cereals 104,004,857 5.07 17,515,422493.79
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,960,383 0.24 4,626,5547.22
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13,270,464 0.65 8,026,92365.32
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10,018,808 0.49 4,811,549108.22
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 50,575,263 2.46 52,606,917-3.86
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 18,703,371 0.91 9,997,92887.07
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 778,144 0.04 1,407,862-44.73
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 512,816 0.02 500,4642.47
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 19,211,929 0.94 17,907,1067.29
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,583,139 0.08 1,156,44336.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 54,305,172 2.64 46,782,74916.08
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,340,017 0.21 2,926,32048.31
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 43,823,047 2.13 38,931,18812.57
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,729,039 0.13 2,379,20314.70
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,841,632 0.19 3,845,940-0.11
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 213,451 0.01 168,73426.50
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 271,086 0.01 980,762-72.36
29 Organic chemicals 10,133,356 0.49 10,610,582-4.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 303,574,729 14.78 259,861,45516.82
31 Fertilizers 4,201 0.00 11,276-62.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14,078,023 0.69 15,206,915-7.42
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,573,315 0.13 2,159,72319.15
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 5,795,938 0.28 4,760,76221.74
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 56,611,441 2.76 51,712,9409.47
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 622 0.00 938-33.69
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 50,849 0.00 6,108732.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 54,885,505 2.67 40,704,95934.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,286,426 1.28 27,737,699-5.23
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,437,882 0.31 4,722,25636.33
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 149,682 0.01 125,85318.93
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 417,072 0.02 691,727-39.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,623,693 0.08 1,835,180-11.52
45 Cork and articles of cork 3,144 0.00 1,045200.86
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 389 0.00 20688.83
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,015,031 0.20 3,037,94232.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,938,598 0.09 3,280,301-40.90
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 3,779 0.00 2361,501.27
52 Cotton 9,233 0.00 13,508-31.65
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 460 0.00 10,414-95.58
54 Man-made filaments 101,499 0.00 293,639-65.43
55 Man-made staple fibers 168,084 0.01 66,833151.50
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,507,678 0.07 786,61291.67
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,487,075 0.07 1,349,98310.16
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 81,075 0.00 71,25813.78
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 899,812 0.04 1,684,797-46.59
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 208,147 0.01 283,200-26.50
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 769,738 0.04 815,639-5.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,113,944 0.05 1,246,416-10.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 778,411 0.04 690,67012.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 80,240 0.00 108,068-25.75
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,972 0.00 18,615-41.06
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,275 0.00 5,118-55.55
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,613 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,284,907 0.40 7,389,21612.12
69 Ceramic products 749,157 0.04 225,380232.40
70 Glass and glassware 2,018,059 0.10 2,720,245-25.81
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 134,341 0.01 97,63437.60
72 Iron and steel 2,116,628 0.10 1,007,589110.07
73 Articles of iron or steel 21,708,669 1.06 17,755,02622.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 867,668 0.04 2,071,538-58.11
75 Nickel and articles thereof 26,685 0.00 8531,294.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,260,470 0.26 5,726,467-8.14
79 Zinc and articles thereof 6,404 0.00 1,274402.67
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 207,140 0.01 78,225164.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,467,294 0.07 1,367,2767.32
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,201,009 0.11 2,796,531-21.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 380,421,723 18.53 343,587,31610.72
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 72,399,460 3.53 80,216,904-9.75
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 264,379 0.01 143,80383.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 25,392,639 1.24 15,158,10967.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6,315,112 0.31 12,315,715-48.72
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 75,083,395 3.66 61,206,95622.67
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 89,623 0.00 95,787-6.44
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 171 0.00 17,797-99.04
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 9,365,393 0.46 8,446,89210.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 31,675,332 1.54 30,019,8295.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 671,860 0.03 566,51918.59
SS Classified 3,709 0.00 3 18516.45
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia