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Russian trade in goods with Ireland in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Ireland was $562,827,422, down 1.80% ($10,324,768) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $81,047,369, down 61.76% ($130,888,392) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $481,780,053, up 33.38% ($120,563,624) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $400,732,684, a 168.44% increase ($251,452,016) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Ireland was Russia’s 50th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 47th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3129% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3068% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Ireland was Russia’s 74th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 63rd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0725% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1702% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Ireland was Russia’s 29th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 32nd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.7082% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.5794% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 79.59% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (87.02% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.35% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (6.73% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.97% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (3.04% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.32% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (2.00% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.12% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (0.74% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 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 $405,279.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $119,924,210;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $7,685,396;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,178,961;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,112,034;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $746,546;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $714,461.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,178,961-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 103,278-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 20,502 0.03 40,682-49.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,006,338 4.94 5,118,372-21.73
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,256 0.00 3,272-0.49
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 64,502,066 79.59 184,426,276-65.03
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 882,256 1.09 780,25413.07
29 Organic chemicals 74,722 0.09 61,46321.57
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,128 0.01 24,910-83.43
31 Fertilizers 5,643,847 6.96 13,329,243-57.66
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,115 0.00 3,752-16.98
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 47,689 0.06 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 6,845-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,011 0.00 89113.47
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 20,721 0.03 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 68,521 0.08 52,02831.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 24,659 0.03 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 74 0.00 150-50.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,147,906 3.88 3,894,452-19.17
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 66,903 0.08 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 285,400 0.35 333,436-14.41
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,423 0.00 248473.79
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 30 0.00 4,556-99.34
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 319 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,044 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 454-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14 0.00 29-51.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 804 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 66,106 0.08 63,8693.50
70 Glass and glassware 159,853 0.20 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 185,205 0.23 149,88523.56
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 714,461-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,786 0.00 205771.22
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 50,584 0.06 73,522-31.20
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 309 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 76 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 30,474 0.04 201,086-84.85
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 1,376,839 1.70 971,56041.71
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 73,697-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 310,119 0.38 318,224-2.55
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4,633 0.01 3,10049.45
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 31,549 0.04 2,6001,113.42
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 21,369 0.03 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 719 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 66.61% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (60.01% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.24% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (25.51% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.45% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (11.92% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $110,300,107;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $10,956,747;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $9,283,801;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $6,631,438;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3,674,049;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1,949,833;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1,841,595;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $1,799,331;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,449,630.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $20,106,682;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $2,391,808;
  • 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 $2,143,038;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $1,871,097.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 198,236 0.04 688,588-71.21
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 788-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,039 0.00 384430.99
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 15,947-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,024 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 61,696 0.01 98,153-37.14
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 222,691 0.05 218,2462.04
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 32,076 0.01 47,160-31.98
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,286,800 0.68 1,487,469120.97
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 247,554 0.05 328,625-24.67
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,897,427 2.05 12,289,235-19.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 938,316 0.19 671,42039.75
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,372,916 0.70 3,805,661-11.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 26,626,454 5.53 22,952,40516.01
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 646,878 0.13 435,43248.56
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,556 0.00 2,119162.20
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 194,061 0.04 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 26,215,526 5.44 46,322,208-43.41
29 Organic chemicals 11,217,760 2.33 1,933,959480.04
30 Pharmaceutical products 246,608,626 51.19 136,308,51980.92
31 Fertilizers 12,919 0.00 9,00643.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 814,674 0.17 1,082,172-24.72
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26,550,182 5.51 19,918,74433.29
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 477,671 0.10 457,8964.32
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,242,142 0.26 3,113,239-60.10
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,516,224 0.52 2,326,2308.17
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,836,629 0.80 3,607,6116.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,267,002 0.26 1,541,296-17.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 149,930 0.03 160,063-6.33
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 45 0.00 1,167-96.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 37,698 0.01 92,472-59.23
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 85,914 0.02 98,946-13.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,428,932 0.50 587,337313.55
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 30,665 0.01 40,180-23.68
54 Man-made filaments 423 0.00 6,162-93.14
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 746 0.00 5,122-85.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 31,122 0.01 37,192-16.32
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 40,120 0.01 98,597-59.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,484 0.00 1,27316.58
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 66,338 0.01 1,8213,542.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,445-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,920 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 72,028 0.01 158,955-54.69
69 Ceramic products 195 0.00 3,636-94.64
70 Glass and glassware 77,069 0.02 72,1426.83
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 658,909 0.14 355,32085.44
72 Iron and steel 2,251 0.00 11,638-80.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 325,852 0.07 444,607-26.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 229,873 0.05 248,158-7.37
75 Nickel and articles thereof 155,415 0.03 126,79122.58
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 20,089 0.00 26,881-25.27
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 13,740-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,054 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 34,354 0.01 19,19778.96
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,369,619 0.28 1,362,7920.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 336,706 0.07 818,593-58.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,495,657 5.29 24,046,0276.03
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 11,224,273 2.33 13,367,311-16.03
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 24,566 0.01 5,126379.24
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 63,684 0.01 167,288-61.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,074 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 65,504,519 13.60 54,547,77220.09
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 107-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 603 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 69,901 0.01 101,074-30.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,433,169 0.92 2,483,33678.52
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,302,277 0.48 2,041,64912.77
SS Classified 500 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia