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Russian trade in goods with New Zealand in Q3 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 New Zealand in the third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with New Zealand totaled $76,050,024, up 86.86% ($35,351,881) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $28,997,451, up 1,041.80% ($26,457,814) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $47,052,573, up 23.31% ($8,894,067) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $18,055,122, a 49.31% decrease ($17,563,747) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

New Zealand was Russia’s 91st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 109th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0458% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0237% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

New Zealand was Russia’s 103rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 145th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0281% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0023% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

New Zealand was Russia’s 74th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 79th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0752% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0637% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

The major share of Russian exports to New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.66% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.73% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (11.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.67% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (21.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.56% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (21.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.44% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (12.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.98% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (14.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.57% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (5.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd 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 $26,578,340;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $177,012;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $113,298;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $109,158.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $189,799;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $140,110.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 81-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 408 0.00 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 108-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,867 0.01 11,591-83.89
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 285 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,182 0.00 5,689-79.22
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,725 0.01 6,331-56.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,888 0.01 876115.53
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,280 0.03 6,31031.22
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,657 0.01 89684.93
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 266,140 0.92 334,305-20.39
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 20 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 26,578,340 91.66 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,934 0.01 78,058-97.52
29 Organic chemicals 12,758 0.04 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,859 0.01 2,03640.42
31 Fertilizers 253,338 0.87 243,6004.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 189,799-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,078 0.01 5,499-44.03
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 262 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 88 0.00 7418.92
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 34,770 0.12 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 125,575 0.43 12,277922.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,786 0.06 7,184133.66
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,748 0.01 3,766-27.03
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 415,112 1.43 305,95435.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 208 0.00 1,039-79.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,006 0.01 832,316.87
52 Cotton 0 0.00 177-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 720 0.00 74872.97
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 409,062 1.41 452,347-9.57
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 1,285-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 192 0.00 8,002-97.60
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,325 0.02 6,215-14.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 41,429 0.14 37,9279.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10,612 0.04 17,208-38.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 15,779 0.05 16,886-6.56
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,578 0.01 1,35516.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 90,101 0.31 230,211-60.86
69 Ceramic products 4,472 0.02 18,380-75.67
70 Glass and glassware 710 0.00 1,949-63.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 10,951 0.04 3432,108.82
73 Articles of iron or steel 83,666 0.29 129,465-35.38
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,216 0.00 5,919-79.46
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 63,223 0.22 4,5031,304.02
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,284 0.01 1,472191.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 948 0.00 4,612-79.44
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 333,627 1.15 156,615113.02
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 48,989 0.17 66,315-26.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 793 0.00 18,300-95.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 81,010 0.28 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 36,346 0.13 40,249-9.70
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,745 0.01 1,200128.75
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 14,971 0.05 41,102-63.58
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 251 0.00 16,573-98.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 100 0.00 112-10.71
SS Classified 0 0.00 45 594-100.00

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

The major share of Russian imports from New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 84.61% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (85.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.55% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (8.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.89% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (0.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.03% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (3.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.18% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 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 $3,482,257;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,941,058;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,541,885;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,524,248;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,455,116;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $935,790;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $328,286;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $149,878.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $597,616;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $588,596;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $487,465;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $276,730;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $274,529;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $213,461;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $144,635.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,427,822 3.03 2,016,418-29.19
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,914,320 8.32 4,511,936-13.25
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 18,328,266 38.95 14,846,00923.46
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,964 0.01 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 20,173 0.04 81,896-75.37
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 157,830 0.34 7,9521,884.78
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,390,429 11.46 3,866,18139.43
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 149,305 0.32 293,940-49.21
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,574 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11,313 0.02 11,2970.14
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,100 0.00 5,917-81.41
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,218,230 11.09 3,277,17259.23
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 3,844-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,291 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,174,994 11.00 3,633,10942.44
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,075 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 163,776 0.35 122,28633.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 213,461-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 4,920 0.01 17,589-72.03
30 Pharmaceutical products 644,617 1.37 316,331103.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,989 0.00 1,04889.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9,768 0.02 23,608-58.62
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 124 0.00 2,615-95.26
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 65,418 0.14 339,947-80.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 26,768 0.06 88,897-69.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 190,948 0.41 467,678-59.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,389 0.02 8,47110.84
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 58,265 0.12 60,438-3.60
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,082 0.01 7,407-44.89
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 461 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 18,314 0.04 12,25449.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 17-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 54 0.00 946-94.29
52 Cotton 512 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 400-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 843 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 7-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 33-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 554,658 1.18 551,1840.63
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,331 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 10,375 0.02 1486,910.14
69 Ceramic products 74,091 0.16 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9,593 0.02 64,593-85.15
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 74-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 250,661 0.53 181,96437.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,544 0.01 2625,069.23
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,456,800 3.10 1,68486,408.31
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,336 0.02 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 32,493 0.07 24,62031.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 75,585 0.16 3,6751,956.73
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,224,819 2.60 1,712,284-28.47
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 719,666 1.53 663,9148.40
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 826 0.00 28,449-97.10
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 14,147 0.03 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,593,381 3.39 657,591142.31
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 1,710 0.00 6,444-73.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,896 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 727 0.00 7,584-90.41
SS Classified 0 0.00 15 168-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia