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Russian trade with Denmark in 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 Denmark in 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Denmark was $4,368,478,595, down 10.67% ($521,709,592) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2019 were $3,199,833,431, down 17.76% ($690,839,290) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2019 totaled $1,168,645,164, up 16.92% ($169,129,698) from 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Denmark in 2019 was $2,031,188,267, a 29.74% decrease ($859,968,988) over 2018.

Denmark was Russia’s 32nd largest trading partner in 2019 (just as in 2018), accounting for 0.6554% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.7107% in 2018).

Denmark was Russia’s 31st largest export market in 2019 (down from 28th in 2018), accounting for 0.7569% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.8647% in 2018).

Denmark was Russia’s 35th largest supplier in 2019 (up from 37th in 2018), accounting for 0.4794% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4197% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 78.90% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (81.87% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.07% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (11.03% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.81% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (3.27% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.65% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.53% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.04% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (0.87% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $27,628,433;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $11,244,952;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $10,400,802.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2019 over 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 $660,721,901;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $73,443,339.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 0 0.00 150-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 18,517,763 0.58 15,978,12515.89
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 147-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 339,927-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 450,519 0.01 73,678511.47
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 102-100.00
10 Cereals 3,131,835 0.10 8,256,024-62.07
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 173 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 18,229 0.00 390,990-95.34
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,527,180 0.05 453,301236.90
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 33,108,791 1.03 21,863,83951.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 854 0.00 1,211,594-99.93
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8,925 0.00 6912,834.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 833-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 22,832 0.00 27,538-17.09
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 199,998 0.01 142,99539.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 113,706 0.00 79,70342.66
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 59,708,056 1.87 49,307,25421.09
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 125,848 0.00 127,284-1.13
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 35,622 0.00 32,5169.55
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,524,569,887 78.90 3,185,291,788-20.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 637,871 0.02 260,676144.70
29 Organic chemicals 541,768 0.02 327,61965.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,370 0.00 63,377-78.90
31 Fertilizers 26,113,815 0.82 27,208,854-4.02
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,542,053 0.05 1,853,159-16.79
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 1,451 0.00 244494.67
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 114-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 587,563 0.02 48,6351,108.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,651,788 0.05 1,429,53215.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,211,551 0.07 2,754,779-19.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,600 0.00 1,202116.31
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,549,672 0.05 502,656208.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 150,842,362 4.71 123,213,92922.42
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,862,116 0.09 3,863,948-25.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 68,983 0.00 127,697-45.98
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 126,419 0.00 98,81727.93
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 88,394 0.00 188,513-53.11
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 436 0.00 2,510-82.63
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 185 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2,038 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 19,201 0.00 27,481-30.13
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 471 0.00 1,878-74.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 480,607 0.02 70,211584.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12,820 0.00 31,334-59.09
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 20-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,042,369 0.13 4,158,191-2.79
69 Ceramic products 27,540 0.00 274,592-89.97
70 Glass and glassware 322,595 0.01 59,756439.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 38,664 0.00 5175,711.76
72 Iron and steel 346,104,588 10.82 419,547,927-17.51
73 Articles of iron or steel 745,202 0.02 1,125,643-33.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,355 0.00 2,1559.28
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,384,813 0.23 8,344,777-11.50
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,627 0.00 5,19246.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,599 0.00 1,072608.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,149,561 0.10 1,436,716119.22
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 2,929,725 0.09 550,833431.87
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,528 0.00 18,386-80.81
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 7,436,202-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,191,514 0.07 900,072143.48
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,388 0.00 7,930-82.50
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 648,862 0.02 860,044-24.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 91,482 0.00 24,606271.79
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 80 0.00 12,758-99.37
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47,217 0.00 47,680-0.97
SS Classified 1,188,970 0.04 203 096485.42

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 42.00% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (40.44% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 34.71% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (32.93% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.02% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (17.85% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.93% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (2.53% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.17% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (0.78% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $76,409,735;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $42,239,884;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $19,137,701;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $17,489,749;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $12,840,473;
  • 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 $7,002,063;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,714,538;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $6,575,387;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,545,599;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,877,987;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $3,762,234.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $10,028,596;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $7,255,669;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $5,885,777;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $5,120,890;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $4,821,843.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 58,497,930 5.01 39,360,22948.62
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 306,121 0.03 316,589-3.31
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 407,948 0.03 2,198,927-81.45
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,435,043 0.12 1,452,728-1.22
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,912,396 0.42 10,033,286-51.04
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 320-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 81,190 0.01 95,737-15.19
10 Cereals 223,369 0.02 11,0071,929.34
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,163,570 0.27 7,985,413-60.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14,007,322 1.20 14,240,260-1.64
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10,189,196 0.87 11,154,678-8.66
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 29-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,570,954 0.13 1,418,86710.72
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 428,373 0.04 1,102,663-61.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,340,570 0.11 1,361,690-1.55
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 723,304 0.06 751,513-3.75
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 17,282,028 1.48 20,650,161-16.31
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 333,057 0.03 443,384-24.88
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,483,091 0.73 7,780,4439.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,371,241 0.37 4,533,212-3.57
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 43,691,550 3.74 49,577,327-11.87
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,064,563 0.35 3,986,3811.96
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 877,583 0.08 834,5125.16
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 164,249 0.01 471,895-65.19
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,096,137 0.09 1,014,6208.03
29 Organic chemicals 36,668,548 3.14 19,178,79991.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 161,244,581 13.80 119,004,69735.49
31 Fertilizers 4,706 0.00 9,980-52.85
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13,860,639 1.19 14,892,336-6.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,278,287 0.28 3,368,895-2.69
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 7,107,782 0.61 7,079,4430.40
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 56,497,195 4.83 52,734,9617.13
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3,364 0.00 330919.39
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 86,728,753 7.42 73,888,28017.38
39 Plastics and articles thereof 31,679,330 2.71 29,301,0208.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,431,895 0.64 8,686,540-14.44
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 1,741-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 106,040 0.01 63,88665.98
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 6,701,542 0.57 7,417,340-9.65
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 743,129 0.06 1,183,864-37.23
45 Cork and articles of cork 327 0.00 1,007-67.53
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 961 0.00 54277.31
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,899,217 1.02 5,323,830123.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,002,410 0.09 1,302,394-23.03
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 103,771 0.01 39,112165.32
52 Cotton 12,412 0.00 4,494176.19
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,476 0.00 3,575-58.71
54 Man-made filaments 32,629 0.00 47,522-31.34
55 Man-made staple fibers 974,543 0.08 1,085,075-10.19
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,063,699 0.18 550,295275.02
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,358,105 0.20 2,037,02315.76
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 98,078 0.01 84,44216.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 791,783 0.07 621,66927.36
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 4,939 0.00 6,882-28.23
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 224,821 0.02 269,242-16.50
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 500,543 0.04 443,47912.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,131,109 0.18 2,683,088-20.57
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 51,600 0.00 81,196-36.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,617 0.00 24,918-65.42
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 100 0.00 2,381-95.80
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 33-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,375,887 0.46 2,763,04394.56
69 Ceramic products 2,440,339 0.21 1,156,663110.98
70 Glass and glassware 1,629,351 0.14 1,358,01419.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10,206 0.00 43,683-76.64
72 Iron and steel 225,242 0.02 314,661-28.42
73 Articles of iron or steel 23,538,952 2.01 16,824,41439.91
74 Copper and articles thereof 961,713 0.08 855,50112.42
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,983 0.00 12,162-59.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,242,599 0.36 3,158,64234.32
78 Lead and articles thereof 6,580 0.00 1,060520.75
79 Zinc and articles thereof 7,712 0.00 9,202-16.19
80 Tin and articles thereof 236 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 323,247 0.03 248,64730.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,576,516 0.13 1,564,2960.78
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,329,238 0.28 2,299,71444.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 347,756,708 29.76 271,346,97328.16
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 55,967,416 4.79 48,965,35314.30
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 71,254 0.01 30,065137.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 20,626,625 1.77 27,882,294-26.02
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7,988,704 0.68 3,110,717156.81
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 58,430,876 5.00 52,885,27710.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 11,994 0.00 4,073194.48
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 12,958-100.00
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 5,720,987 0.49 6,367,453-10.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,150,859 1.21 24,179,455-41.48
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,258,863 0.19 1,866,28321.04
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 17,501-100.00
SS Classified 20,361 0.00 37 180-45.24
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia