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

Russia’s Trade with Portugal

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Portugal totaled $688,060,344, up 26.02% ($142,060,168) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Portugal in 2011 were $196,337,792, down 0.74% ($1,472,685) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Portugal in 2011 totaled $491,722,552, up 41.22% ($143,532,853) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Portugal in 2011 was $295,384,760, a 96.43% increase ($145,005,538) over 2010.

Portugal was Russia’s 74th largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 69th in 2010), accounting for 0.0837% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0872% in 2010).

Portugal was Russia’s 84th largest export market in 2011 (down from 75th in 2010), accounting for 0.0380% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0498% in 2010).

Portugal was Russia’s 51st largest supplier in 2011 (up from 56th in 2010), accounting for 0.1608% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1521% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Portugal

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 47.95% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (59.16% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.56% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (8.09% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.00% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (18.68% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.25% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (9.39% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.69% of Russia’s total exports to Portugal (2.43% in 2010).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $9,578,434;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $8,780,011;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5,199,010;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $4,155,904;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,498,593;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $640,007.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Portugal 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 $22,880,135;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $9,680,849;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $675,595.
Russia’s exports to Portugal in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 24,690,531 12.58 15,910,52055.18
10 Cereals 9,578,434 4.88 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 34,321 0.02 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,575 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 163,963 0.08 90,78580.61
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 94,137,276 47.95 117,017,411-19.55
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 218,315-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 259,611 0.13 557,938-53.47
31 Fertilizers 2,504,208 1.28 5,61544,498.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 1,214-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 55,652 0.03 75,795-26.58
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,896 0.00 1,14266.02
39 Plastics and articles thereof 406,293 0.21 119,044241.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22,796,631 11.61 17,597,62129.54
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,592,264 0.81 2,267,859-29.79
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,878,152 4.52 4,722,24888.01
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 110,793 0.06 49,871122.16
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 213,013 0.11 26,092716.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 705 0.00 1,197-41.10
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 254,772 0.13 127,45199.90
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 5,991-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,245 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,167,833 0.59 527,826121.25
65 Headgear and parts thereof 148 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 299 0.00 434-31.11
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 145-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 46,304-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 14,042 0.01 24,053-41.62
72 Iron and steel 27,109,674 13.81 36,790,523-26.31
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,741 0.00 8,004-65.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 277 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 126,026 0.06 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 242,299 0.12 161,86949.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,816 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 980,074 0.50 638,53853.49
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 88,411 0.05 121,290-27.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 28,981 0.01 2,0641,304.12
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 551,697-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,096 0.00 51,340-95.92
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,401 0.00 0
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 79,000 0.04 12762,104.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 39 0.00 0
SS Classified 807,300 0.41 90 154795.47

Russia’s Imports from Portugal

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.74% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (34.21% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 23.42% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (23.25% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.85% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (13.78% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 11.67% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (13.56% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.15% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (7.71% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.92% of Russia’s total imports from Portugal (3.35% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Portugal 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) - an increase of $20,431,655;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $17,670,406;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $16,895,340;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $13,732,759;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $9,033,673;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $8,625,332;
  • Cork and articles of cork (HS code 45) - an increase of $7,867,959;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6,013,907;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $5,997,705;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $4,563,129;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $3,780,868;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $3,618,463;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,549,188;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $2,903,536;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $2,448,839;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,152,016;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,116,642;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $1,748,840;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,629,077;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,606,177.

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

  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $2,876,546.
Russia’s imports from Portugal in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,945,934 1.21 3,042,39895.44
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 576,876 0.12 569,1061.37
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,811,223 0.37 1,416,29127.88
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 28,286 0.01 45,084-37.26
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 151,250 0.03 33,245354.96
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 11,405,108 2.32 7,855,92045.18
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 852,459 0.17 348,166144.84
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 305,410 0.06 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 6,781 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,759,946 0.36 153,7691,044.54
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 391,143 0.08 194,607100.99
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 138,968 0.03 160,634-13.49
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,636,340 0.54 2,284,17215.42
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 7,499,213 1.53 6,652,67312.72
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 594,223 0.12 493,34720.45
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,974,235 1.21 3,525,39669.46
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 86,349-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 169,948 0.03 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 13,629-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 171,748 0.03 77,202122.47
29 Organic chemicals 2,396,347 0.49 279,705756.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 23,786,067 4.84 15,160,73556.89
31 Fertilizers 1,423,211 0.29 1,193,71319.23
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 502,170 0.10 3,378,716-85.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9,620,645 1.96 5,839,77764.74
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 1,216,167 0.25 580,244109.60
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,431,636 0.29 1,006,30242.27
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 678,472 0.14 308,126120.19
39 Plastics and articles thereof 15,008,347 3.05 12,856,33116.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 11,866,522 2.41 7,303,39362.48
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 137,491 0.03 22,300516.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 239,710 0.05 67,622254.49
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 84,561 0.02 3,2782,479.65
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,425,984 0.49 2,895,331-16.21
45 Cork and articles of cork 49,167,538 10.00 41,299,57919.05
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 191,388 0.04 20,035855.27
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,582,518 0.93 2,953,44155.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,023,172 0.21 45,6392,141.88
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 238,102 0.05 133,71078.07
52 Cotton 120,313 0.02 73,34864.03
54 Man-made filaments 2,057,271 0.42 2,474,742-16.87
55 Man-made staple fibers 295,260 0.06 405,731-27.23
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,939,330 0.60 1,750,96267.87
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 256,856 0.05 198,11429.65
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 21,736 0.00 14,04054.81
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 635,039 0.13 336,32988.81
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 44,981 0.01 3,1451,330.24
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 39,837,978 8.10 30,804,30529.33
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 18,559,268 3.77 12,561,56347.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,973,306 0.81 3,121,82227.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 45,797,531 9.31 28,902,19158.46
65 Headgear and parts thereof 406,261 0.08 166,847143.49
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 110 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 20 0.00 60-66.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,353,050 0.28 1,515,189-10.70
69 Ceramic products 8,570,302 1.74 4,951,83973.07
70 Glass and glassware 1,903,055 0.39 1,089,54074.67
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 526,680 0.11 375,43440.29
72 Iron and steel 5,657 0.00 24,257-76.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,832,505 1.19 6,654,925-12.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 41,842 0.01 162,223-74.21
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 103-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,463,224 0.50 1,482,70666.13
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 699 0.00 46350.97
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,883,119 0.38 949,99798.22
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,127,135 0.84 2,378,29573.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 55,731,890 11.33 41,999,13132.70
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 73,489,007 14.95 53,057,35238.51
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 0 0.00 13,996-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 27,703,729 5.63 10,033,323176.12
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,390,000 0.69 4,572,233-25.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,436,761 3.14 9,422,85463.82
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 156,039 0.03 152,0592.62
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 6,146,451 1.25 5,448,98212.80
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 318,712 0.06 134,010137.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 577,323 0.12 217,423165.53
SS Classified 680,973 0.14 440 20154.70
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia