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Russian trade in goods with Ireland in Q2 2019

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Ireland in the second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Ireland was $453,734,629, down 10.97% ($55,890,678) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $118,005,627, down 9.68% ($12,653,608) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $335,729,002, down 11.41% ($43,237,070) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $217,723,375, a 12.32% decrease ($30,583,462) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Ireland was Russia’s 50th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 49th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2834% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2982% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Ireland was Russia’s 69th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 72nd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1171% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1186% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Ireland was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 32nd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.5659% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.6242% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 73.26% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (63.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.19% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (26.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.52% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.73% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.86% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (4.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.43% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (3.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.11% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (0.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 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 $3,459,411;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,759,756;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,135,961;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $431,287.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $13,893,344;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,404,291;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,674,164;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,335,440.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,674,164-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,507 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 164,148 0.14 74,953119.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,519,740 1.29 2,855,180-46.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,512 0.01 3,25799.94
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 86,445,596 73.26 82,986,1854.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 269,548 0.23 290,226-7.12
29 Organic chemicals 82,880 0.07 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 41,970 0.04 23,37379.57
31 Fertilizers 20,552,186 17.42 34,445,530-40.33
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 5,070-100.00
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 431,287 0.37 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 852 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,693 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 80,704 0.07 13,288507.34
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 215-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,736,949 3.17 1,977,19389.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 418,315 0.35 280,35349.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 575 0.00 115400.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 192-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 308-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 58-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 51,855 0.04 68,707-24.53
69 Ceramic products 11,230 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 331,223 0.28 224147,767.41
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 339,602 0.29 548,019-38.03
72 Iron and steel 1,135,961 0.96 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,243 0.01 1,093471.18
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 163,942 0.14 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,257 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 21,239-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 390,188 0.33 3,794,479-89.72
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 1,139,746 0.97 1,017,84011.98
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 200 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 578 0.00 36,066-98.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 667,641 0.57 393,72369.57
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 196 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,841 0.00 4,870-62.20
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 5,131 0.00 92,864-94.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 346 0.00 416-16.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 985 0.00 352,714.29
SS Classified 0 0.00 50 000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 58.22% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (62.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.29% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (22.69% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.42% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (12.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $13,774,393;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,566,688;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,487,014.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $30,405,689;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $17,303,063;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $5,044,500;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $3,655,252;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,684,211;
  • 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 $1,438,986;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $1,402,179;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $1,171,622;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,113,140.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
01 Live animals 140,647 0.04 1,312,269-89.28
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,615 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 105 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 330,906 0.10 124,467165.86
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 735,160 0.22 191,251284.40
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 87,298 0.03 39,387121.64
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,389,260 0.71 2,749,502-13.10
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 57,183 0.02 59,758-4.31
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,410,407 3.40 12,398,699-7.97
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,950,470 0.58 2,559,102-23.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,277,259 2.47 11,932,511-30.63
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 16,079,582 4.79 17,192,722-6.47
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 222,956 0.07 219,5701.54
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 37,330-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,625 0.00 488642.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 133,407 0.04 80516,472.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 44,902,088 13.37 31,127,69544.25
29 Organic chemicals 4,498,841 1.34 9,543,341-52.86
30 Pharmaceutical products 97,211,679 28.96 127,617,368-23.83
31 Fertilizers 80,371 0.02 83,519-3.77
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,690,191 0.50 1,601,0595.57
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 34,885,484 10.39 52,188,547-33.15
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 397,068 0.12 295,80034.24
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,116,187 0.33 2,518,366-55.68
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 471-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,191,858 0.65 2,389,756-8.28
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,691,608 1.99 8,375,819-20.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,592,731 0.47 1,327,94719.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 186,797 0.06 242,775-23.06
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 46,791 0.01 2,5331,747.26
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 19,505 0.01 22,026-11.45
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 42-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 81,949 0.02 329,734-75.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 92,331 0.03 202,526-54.41
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 10,690 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 974 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,597 0.00 83391.72
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 80,907 0.02 77,1844.82
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 60,329 0.02 34,91772.78
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,378-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 31 0.00 43,083-99.93
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,388 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 43,909 0.01 15,778178.29
70 Glass and glassware 30,998 0.01 70,161-55.82
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 652,474 0.19 481,69035.46
72 Iron and steel 3,082 0.00 12,446-75.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 491,133 0.15 221,820121.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 221,946 0.07 289,356-23.30
75 Nickel and articles thereof 143,371 0.04 208,250-31.15
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 23,553 0.01 15,13555.62
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 232-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,129 0.00 1,15684.17
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 77,526 0.02 29,695161.07
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,605,101 0.48 1,209,43232.72
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 484,888 0.14 398,06121.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,670,682 5.26 17,642,4130.16
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 8,277,395 2.47 9,716,381-14.81
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 15,159 0.00 18,637-18.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,678,146 0.50 191,132778.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 8,259 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 63,976,856 19.06 58,410,1689.53
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 45 0.00 288-84.38
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 176,524 0.05 58,750200.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 964,443 0.29 757,44027.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,501,092 0.45 2,328,793-35.54
SS Classified 19,016 0.01 44 278-57.05
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia