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Russian trade in goods with Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg in the second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Luxembourg

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Luxembourg was $54,924,375, down 24.89% ($18,199,384) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $14,364,337, down 11.24% ($1,819,162) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $40,560,038, down 28.77% ($16,380,222) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $26,195,701, a 35.73% decrease ($14,561,060) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Luxembourg was Russia’s 94th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 90th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0343% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0428% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Luxembourg was Russia’s 111th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 110th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0143% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0147% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Luxembourg was Russia’s 76th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 69th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0684% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0938% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Luxembourg

The major share of Russian exports to Luxembourg 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) - 87.39% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (79.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.66% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (10.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.94% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (4.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.86% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (1.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.00% of Russia’s total exports to Luxembourg (1.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $537,584;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $440,672;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $352,712;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $246,507;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $139,245;
  • 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 $101,233.
Russia’s exports to Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12,552,748 87.39 12,799,255-1.93
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 263 0.00 733-64.12
29 Organic chemicals 25,478 0.18 46,713-45.46
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 0 0.00 1,102-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 108,287 0.75 460,999-76.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 57,844 0.40 35,17864.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 229,932 1.60 224,2362.54
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,860 0.03 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 267,517 1.86 230,97815.82
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 205 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,975 0.06 4141,826.33
69 Ceramic products 7,880 0.05 9,253-14.84
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 440,672-100.00
72 Iron and steel 956,954 6.66 1,494,538-35.97
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 139,245-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 143,133 1.00 179,991-20.48
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 164 0.00 101,397-99.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 18,795-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,097 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Luxembourg

The major share of Russian imports from Luxembourg 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) - 43.05% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (34.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 17.78% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (10.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 17.28% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (14.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.30% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (36.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.33% of Russia’s total imports from Luxembourg (2.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,417,704;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $597,192;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $431,361;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $391,569;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $294,929;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $273,503.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $14,051,212;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,624,119;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,769,133;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,376,352;
  • 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 $1,011,866;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $588,088;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $456,248.
Russia’s imports from Luxembourg in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 61,329 0.15 41,41548.08
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,993 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,019 0.01 740307.97
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 37,423-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,056,800 5.07 2,644,888-22.23
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 498,500 1.23 954,748-47.79
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 239,754 0.59 271,104-11.56
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5,390 0.01 3841,303.65
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 149,546 0.37 96,11755.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,572,510 18.67 8,948,862-15.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,936,853 17.10 6,505,4926.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 497 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 43,601 0.11 26716,229.96
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,029,054 14.86 7,798,187-22.69
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 934,643 2.30 639,71446.10
54 Man-made filaments 15,333 0.04 8,64677.34
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 1,261-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,723,006 4.25 1,604,1027.41
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 15,957 0.04 68,506-76.71
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 187-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19,662 0.05 42,808-54.07
69 Ceramic products 36,691 0.09 6,574458.12
70 Glass and glassware 376,818 0.93 377,293-0.13
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 168 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 629,984 1.55 3,254,103-80.64
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,879,563 9.56 461,859739.99
74 Copper and articles thereof 22,379 0.06 24,922-10.20
75 Nickel and articles thereof 63,887 0.16 8,949613.90
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 17,174 0.04 87,941-80.47
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4,310 0.01 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 49,296-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 27,253 0.07 7,340271.29
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,545,883 6.28 2,272,38012.04
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 19,818 0.05 3,735430.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,280,311 10.55 18,331,523-76.65
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 378,848 0.93 1,390,714-72.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,271,637 3.14 880,06844.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 680,098 1.68 82,906720.32
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 11,287 0.03 35,806-68.48
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,482 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia