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Russian trade with Macedonia 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 Macedonia in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Macedonia

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Macedonia totaled $151,011,208, up 64.16% ($59,021,502) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Macedonia in 2011 totaled $67,868,382, up 83.39% ($30,861,252) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Macedonia in 2011 totaled $83,142,826, up 51.22% ($28,160,250) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Macedonia in 2011 was $15,274,444, a 15.03% decrease ($2,701,002) over 2010.

Macedonia was Russia’s 108th largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 111th in 2010), accounting for 0.0184% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0147% in 2010).

Macedonia was Russia’s 106th largest export market in 2011 (up from 111th in 2010), accounting for 0.0131% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0093% in 2010).

Macedonia was Russia’s 85th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 87th in 2010), accounting for 0.0272% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0240% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Macedonia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 40.97% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (45.37% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 25.91% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (5.06% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.05% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (46.64% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.46% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (1.72% in 2010).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $15,077,355;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $11,017,663;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $667,023;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $607,395;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $306,480.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Macedonia 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 $2,729,896;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,248,194.
Russia’s exports to Macedonia in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,351 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17,505 0.03 125,881-86.09
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14,832 0.02 15,196-2.40
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 27,792,098 40.95 16,774,43565.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 157,094 0.23 62,618,133.33
29 Organic chemicals 51 0.00 4415.91
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 38,253-100.00
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 55,500-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,153 0.00 1,348-14.47
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,346 0.00 3,144-25.38
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 263 0.00 22616.37
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 18,516 0.03 47,571-61.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 249,987 0.37 232,4167.56
40 Rubber and articles thereof 563,993 0.83 257,513119.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 787 0.00 74,374-98.94
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 139,534 0.21 150,930-7.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,728 0.01 0
52 Cotton 734 0.00 62816.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 55,173 0.08 45,71820.68
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 35 0.00 91-61.54
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,050 0.00 1,74075.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 686 0.00 6,520-89.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,044 0.00 2,159-51.64
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 351 0.00 2,080-83.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,486 0.01 7,119-22.94
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,234 0.00 2,91111.10
70 Glass and glassware 8,912 0.01 7,16324.42
72 Iron and steel 16,692,668 24.60 1,615,313933.40
73 Articles of iron or steel 779,991 1.15 172,596351.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 84,916 0.13 69,64821.92
75 Nickel and articles thereof 153 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,235 0.01 5,7428.59
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,493 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,285-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 19,661 0.03 5,208277.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,092,824 14.87 12,341,018-18.22
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 2,117,136 3.12 4,847,032-56.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 22,843-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 717,083 1.06 50,0601,332.45
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 204 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 22,419-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 129 0.00 0
SS Classified 8,310,946 12.25 0

Russia’s Imports from Macedonia

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 54.86% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (40.17% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.56% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (29.68% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 9.23% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (11.07% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.40% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (10.08% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.40% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (1.99% in 2010).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $9,518,269;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $8,347,038;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $4,969,865;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,948,321;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,518,239;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,178,807;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $704,549;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $700,000;
  • 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 $564,684;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $293,888.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,396,642;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $1,247,095;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,119,505;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $998,795.
Russia’s imports from Macedonia in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12,415,862 14.93 2,897,593328.49
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 12,976,451 15.61 4,629,413180.30
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 64,697 0.08 48,03734.68
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 97,100 0.12 154,907-37.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 63,865 0.08 58,2709.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 325,229 0.39 309,2445.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,258,117 2.72 1,553,56845.35
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 17,406,833 20.94 12,436,96839.96
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 48,060 0.06 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 29-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 681 0.00 1,321-48.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,986,507 15.62 14,383,149-9.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 14,867-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 21-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 784,870 0.94 1,904,375-58.79
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16 0.00 15,175-99.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6 0.00 41-85.37
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 52,403 0.06 99,917-47.55
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 130,186 0.16 26,174397.39
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 14,583-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 70 0.00 23204.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,446 0.00 96649.69
52 Cotton 0 0.00 192,443-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9,129 0.01 11,397-19.90
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 523-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,391,398 1.67 1,240,16412.19
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,826,698 7.01 4,308,45935.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 40,280 0.05 11,453251.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 345,631 0.42 299,14515.54
65 Headgear and parts thereof 61,284 0.07 23,568160.03
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,339,245 2.81 2,045,35714.37
69 Ceramic products 215,342 0.26 1,462,437-85.28
70 Glass and glassware 102 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 5,994,588 7.21 1,046,267472.95
73 Articles of iron or steel 87,930 0.11 5,6771,448.88
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 56,104 0.07 30518,294.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 17,410 0.02 44,112-60.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,593,450 1.92 414,643284.29
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 644,736 0.78 80,052705.40
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,596,893 4.33 4,595,688-21.73
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,150,000 1.38 450,000155.56
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 822 0.00 17,322-95.25
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 159,385 0.19 183,473-13.13
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,450-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia