Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

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

Russia’s Trade with the Netherlands

In 2011, Russia’s trade with the Netherlands totaled $68,619,456,577, up 17.47% ($10,203,213,134) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to the Netherlands in 2011 totaled $62,694,889,423, up 16.16% ($8,720,655,624) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from the Netherlands in 2011 totaled $5,924,567,154, up 33.38% ($1,482,557,510) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Netherlands in 2011 was $56,770,322,269, a 14.61% increase ($7,238,098,114) over 2010.

The Netherlands was Russia’s 3rd largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 2nd in 2010), accounting for 8.3430% of Russia’s total trade (down from 9.3320% in 2010).

The Netherlands was Russia’s largest export market in 2011 (just as in 2010), accounting for 12.1333% of Russia’s total exports (down from 13.5932% in 2010).

The Netherlands was Russia’s 14th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 15th in 2010), accounting for 1.9376% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.9405% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to the Netherlands

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 88.12% of Russia’s total exports to the Netherlands (86.06% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.69% of Russia’s total exports to the Netherlands (12.83% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Netherlands 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) - an increase of $8,871,111,077;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $254,241,349.

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

  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $909,055,838.
Russia’s exports to the Netherlands in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 26,460 0.00 60,398-56.19
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 54,940-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 169,735,675 0.27 130,987,17029.58
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 100,589-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8,878 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 112,506 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,107,184 0.00 1,100,95691.40
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 177,471 0.00 67,978161.07
10 Cereals 25,544,968 0.04 44,65257,109.01
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 114,492 0.00 446,257-74.34
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,190,038 0.00 4,393,891-50.16
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 96,545 0.00 337,727-71.41
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 12,332,122 0.02 13,178,084-6.42
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 52,943 0.00 104,090-49.14
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 5,723,013 0.01 1,477,158287.43
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,028,233 0.00 3,926,454-22.88
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 739,875 0.00 184,278301.50
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 27,228-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,872,869 0.00 1,270,69847.39
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 424,401 0.00 876,539-51.58
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 15,261,396 0.02 2,585,578490.25
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 110,401 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,950,885 0.01 11,242,574-55.96
26 Ores, slag and ash 178,114,496 0.28 250,806,418-28.98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 55,061,410,895 87.82 46,190,299,81819.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 149,558,175 0.24 111,318,53234.35
29 Organic chemicals 78,695,269 0.13 75,368,8354.41
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,879,774 0.01 1,099,464252.88
31 Fertilizers 25,470,382 0.04 19,788,89928.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,734,108 0.00 2,851,234-4.11
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,962,906 0.00 3,470,596-14.63
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 199,731 0.00 155,50428.44
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,672,000 0.00 2,979,930-43.89
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 49 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12,960 0.00 12,7451.69
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,613,204 0.00 4,477,511-41.64
39 Plastics and articles thereof 18,666,948 0.03 3,917,999376.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 27,483,090 0.04 16,346,92168.12
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 264-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 15,212 0.00 16,228-6.26
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 7,365,416 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 86,684,088 0.14 79,854,9188.55
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,267,414 0.00 2,985,742-57.55
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 17,765,778 0.03 13,167,00234.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 370,716 0.00 404,330-8.31
52 Cotton 15,503 0.00 76,899-79.84
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 810,761 0.00 1,599,069-49.30
54 Man-made filaments 2,174,413 0.00 218,541894.97
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,528,975 0.00 52,7652,797.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 261 0.00 14678.77
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,069 0.00 289,156-99.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 236,979 0.00 71,444231.70
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 63,027 0.00 51512,138.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 63,279 0.00 29,830112.13
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,643 0.00 6,858-3.14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,049,775 0.00 403,981159.86
69 Ceramic products 2,879,614 0.00 1,043,753175.89
70 Glass and glassware 369,174 0.00 478,043-22.77
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,884,810 0.01 8,959,759-34.32
72 Iron and steel 1,135,180,501 1.81 947,843,05219.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 37,162,144 0.06 22,807,76962.94
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,073,063,040 1.71 905,396,74518.52
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,708,195,344 4.32 3,617,251,182-25.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,454,114,776 2.32 1,199,873,42721.19
78 Lead and articles thereof 102,870 0.00 213,494-51.82
79 Zinc and articles thereof 83,600,340 0.13 68,219,96122.55
80 Tin and articles thereof 169 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 197,643,570 0.32 159,838,09323.65
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11,964,751 0.02 3,098,468286.15
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 17,903 0.00 165,290-89.17
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 35,898,514 0.06 13,798,247160.17
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 6,891,180 0.01 10,502,736-34.39
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 336,258 0.00 377,929-11.03
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,603,900 0.00 3,460,381-53.65
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6,710,970 0.01 45,753,650-85.33
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,422,690 0.01 5,083,54165.69
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 27,110 0.00 6324,189.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 113 0.00 939-87.97
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 6,350,267 0.01 5,190,44222.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 233,128 0.00 31,499640.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,711 0.00 6,062-55.28
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 5,261-100.00
SS Classified 729,925 0.00 294 111148.18

Russia’s Imports from the Netherlands

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.65% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (25.52% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.69% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (39.18% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.90% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (26.73% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.40% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (2.11% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.06% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (2.29% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.72% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (1.85% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.48% of Russia’s total imports from the Netherlands (0.95% in 2010).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $465,169,940;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $303,455,762;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $144,310,335;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $116,245,027;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $60,812,262;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $36,591,726;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $35,051,993;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $34,021,912;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $28,772,631;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $28,456,578;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $27,123,567;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $25,534,663;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $25,424,157;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $24,687,991;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $22,523,753.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from the Netherlands 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 72,309,445 1.22 43,852,86764.89
02 Meat and edible meat offal 87,070,733 1.47 62,382,74239.58
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,633,756 0.10 9,964,524-43.46
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 203,736,954 3.44 176,613,38715.36
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,461,884 0.08 4,934,087-9.57
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 366,024,205 6.18 340,489,5427.50
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 341,997,004 5.77 281,184,74221.63
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 102,452,067 1.73 92,160,83411.17
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,787,468 0.08 3,352,98942.78
10 Cereals 25 0.00 1656.25
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7,082,352 0.12 7,017,7770.92
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14,354,670 0.24 16,651,056-13.79
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,158,099 0.02 2,604,886-55.54
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 23,080 0.00 12,28087.95
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 198,366,809 3.35 164,344,89720.70
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7,552,215 0.13 3,237,662133.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7,797,072 0.13 9,127,673-14.58
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 105,709,447 1.78 118,821,176-11.03
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 67,838,520 1.15 66,749,2921.63
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 84,233,636 1.42 76,437,97510.20
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 55,961,729 0.94 56,709,504-1.32
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 15,929,355 0.27 10,428,96252.74
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 179,195,406 3.02 192,346,659-6.84
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,024,239 0.05 1,041,278190.44
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,791,479 0.18 10,689,0980.96
26 Ores, slag and ash 14,897,236 0.25 7,861,26789.50
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 76,475,451 1.29 63,804,61219.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,950,130 0.08 16,526,429-70.05
29 Organic chemicals 153,839,859 2.60 142,579,6797.90
30 Pharmaceutical products 663,212,101 11.19 518,901,76627.81
31 Fertilizers 2,122,716 0.04 1,544,37337.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 51,818,168 0.87 43,174,95020.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 43,008,220 0.73 32,368,24632.87
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 45,629,880 0.77 39,826,41114.57
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 36,344,859 0.61 34,466,3065.45
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 123,213 0.00 101,85620.97
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 17,822,466 0.30 23,706,750-24.82
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 84,770,474 1.43 62,246,72136.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 292,123,732 4.93 257,071,73913.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 20,386,118 0.34 14,616,31839.48
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 274,359 0.00 224,88022.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 779,598 0.01 519,19250.16
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,023 0.00 432136.81
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,779,455 0.10 2,601,671122.14
45 Cork and articles of cork 41,267 0.00 5,541644.76
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 109,822 0.00 101,1658.56
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 28,116 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 111,184,155 1.88 94,851,22417.22
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,637,039 0.08 3,941,28817.65
50 Silk 18,839 0.00 12,74247.85
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 8,000 0.00 1,266531.91
52 Cotton 416,779 0.01 1,128,628-63.07
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 35,287 0.00 19,84277.84
54 Man-made filaments 4,935,058 0.08 3,680,53334.09
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,123,864 0.02 785,93643.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 5,290,183 0.09 4,070,39229.97
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18,847,385 0.32 14,678,39028.40
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 562,826 0.01 194,723189.04
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,126,324 0.09 3,901,42231.40
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 293,671 0.00 400,041-26.59
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,237,942 0.02 1,198,5493.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,182,755 0.05 2,279,09639.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 46,031,115 0.78 9,439,389387.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 243,252 0.00 196,99923.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 87,360 0.00 60,77643.74
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 41,548 0.00 30,33936.95
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 168,433 0.00 149,53212.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,498,653 0.09 4,497,02622.27
69 Ceramic products 6,291,423 0.11 4,141,44051.91
70 Glass and glassware 15,028,622 0.25 16,315,612-7.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 984,428 0.02 77,6501,167.78
72 Iron and steel 9,336,394 0.16 8,019,69916.42
73 Articles of iron or steel 69,740,619 1.18 44,316,46257.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,832,598 0.10 3,916,36848.93
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,861,950 0.03 736,608152.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 32,933,168 0.56 23,424,09840.60
78 Lead and articles thereof 15,976 0.00 11,55338.28
79 Zinc and articles thereof 335,633 0.01 78,315328.57
80 Tin and articles thereof 520,309 0.01 192,962169.64
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 154,825 0.00 128,02920.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 9,635,127 0.16 2,984,487222.84
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12,066,892 0.20 9,775,07923.45
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 862,044,348 14.55 558,588,58654.33
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 188,025,845 3.17 184,446,4381.94
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 3,069,976 0.05 1,389,979120.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 720,973,459 12.17 255,803,519181.85
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 127,402,115 2.15 11,157,0881,041.89
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 151,100,795 2.55 122,328,16423.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 106,152 0.00 203,730-47.90
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 289,408 0.00 242,37319.41
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 13,148,241 0.22 13,935,498-5.65
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,911,804 0.03 2,198,810-13.05
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17,375,191 0.29 14,714,89518.08
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 16,937 0.00 2,908482.43
SS Classified 3,364,539 0.06 3 954 952-14.93
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia