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

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In 2011, Russia’s trade with New Zealand was $223,875,603, down 2.45% ($5,630,130) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2011 were $5,479,863, down 93.02% ($73,056,801) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2011 totaled $218,395,740, up 44.66% ($67,426,671) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with New Zealand in 2011 was $212,915,877, a 193.95% increase ($140,483,472) over 2010.

New Zealand was Russia’s 95th largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 88th in 2010), accounting for 0.0272% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0367% in 2010).

New Zealand was Russia’s 138th largest export market in 2011 (down from 96th in 2010), accounting for 0.0011% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0198% in 2010).

New Zealand was Russia’s 67th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 71st in 2010), accounting for 0.0714% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0660% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 56.65% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.14% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.55% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.14% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.53% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.84% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.57% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.18% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.27% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.00% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.81% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (95.50% in 2010).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,333,982;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $191,395;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $151,490;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $100,499;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $94,504;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $80,881;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $60,272;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $60,068;
  • 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 $38,368;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $36,695;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $36,518;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $16,659.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2011 over 2010 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 $74,956,730;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $655,395;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $269,708;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $169,059;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $50,410;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $46,448;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $46,233;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $35,444;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $25,732.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 50,410-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 11,117-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 201-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 6,662-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 61,128 1.12 1,0605,666.79
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,135 0.08 7,806-47.03
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 226 0.00 4,381-94.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,594 0.05 28,326-90.84
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,614 0.03 11,707-86.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 837,074 15.28 776,8027.76
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 44,136 0.81 75,000,866-99.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 384,383 7.01 419,827-8.44
29 Organic chemicals 36,518 0.67 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,559 0.03 0
31 Fertilizers 214,640 3.92 63,150239.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 585 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 16,659 0.30 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 82,412 1.50 1,5315,282.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,886 0.09 173,945-97.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 5,016-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,042 0.17 20,160-55.15
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,640 0.07 49,873-92.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 21,724 0.40 15,01044.73
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 655,395-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 151,656 2.77 114,96131.92
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 53 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,960 0.15 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,200 0.06 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 15-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 59-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 16,312 0.30 12,11234.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 143 0.00 765-81.31
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,948 0.04 1761,006.82
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 20-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,261 0.02 1,562-19.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,599 0.18 56,047-82.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,740 0.03 271,448-99.36
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,901,464 52.95 567,482411.29
78 Lead and articles thereof 191,395 3.49 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 190 0.00 82131.71
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 192,452 3.51 97,94896.48
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 59,593 1.09 21,225180.77
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 15,309-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 108,031 1.97 7,5321,334.29
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 8,644 0.16 5141,581.71
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,823 0.09 2162,132.87
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 42-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 1,184-100.00
SS Classified 92,434 1.69 64 72042.82

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 83.54% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (84.06% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.76% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (6.15% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.64% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.11% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.24% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (2.74% in 2010);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.15% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (4.51% in 2010).

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $29,469,131;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $9,078,301;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $8,289,607;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $6,252,594;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $5,336,610;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,868,331;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,490,874;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,657,759;
  • 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 $1,454,536;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $897,058;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $673,785.

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

  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $4,303,260.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
02 Meat and edible meat offal 31,148,429 14.26 22,070,12841.13
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 16,360,425 7.49 10,107,83161.86
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 108,280,053 49.58 78,810,92237.39
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 96,255 0.04 44,948114.15
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 43,379 0.02 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,696,033 3.52 3,827,702101.06
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,248 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,316,008 0.60 1,331,654-1.17
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 915 0.00 219,418-99.58
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 14,258,724 6.53 8,922,11459.81
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 605,757 0.28 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 175,921 0.08 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,465,627 1.13 1,568,56957.19
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,503 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 48 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,084 0.00 426858.69
29 Organic chemicals 2,735,000 1.25 2,571,9616.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 115,095 0.05 5,9431,836.65
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 36 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 122,693 0.06 183,874-33.27
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 9,412 0.00 20,503-54.09
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 992,321 0.45 671,85347.70
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 221,043 0.10 141,18056.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 663,279 0.30 493,52234.40
40 Rubber and articles thereof 37,520 0.02 39,949-6.08
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,107 0.00 3,279-66.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,205 0.00 22,412-90.16
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 17,292 0.01 114,625-84.91
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 65 0.00 0
45 Cork and articles of cork 13,307 0.01 155,102-91.42
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 26,443 0.01 221,028-88.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 573 0.00 1,921-70.17
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 313,977 0.14 554,680-43.39
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 35,536 0.02 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,746 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 73 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 15,730 0.01 18,588-15.38
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 36,119 0.02 54,544-33.78
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 763-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 396,971 0.18 359,63310.38
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,122 0.00 4,96343.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 99 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 150 0.00 816-81.62
70 Glass and glassware 8 0.00 860-99.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,502,458 1.15 6,805,718-63.23
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 30,093-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 528,433 0.24 342,97054.08
74 Copper and articles thereof 11,169 0.01 13,459-17.01
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,471,423 4.34 1,181,816701.43
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 129-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 84,043 0.04 82,6651.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 38,774 0.02 22,80470.03
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,904,949 3.16 3,414,075102.25
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 3,341,177 1.53 1,886,64177.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 942,067 0.43 268,282251.15
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 418,313 0.19 32,7571,177.02
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,334,350 2.44 3,676,59145.09
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34 0.00 10240.00
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 531,023 0.24 552,789-3.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 26,513 0.01 48,104-44.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,792 0.00 10,7600.30
SS Classified 24,871 0.01 53 695-53.68
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia