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

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In 2019, Russia’s trade with New Zealand totaled $405,831,465, up 149.18% ($242,965,770) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2019 totaled $185,050,931, up 583.17% ($157,963,966) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2019 totaled $220,780,534, up 62.60% ($85,001,804) from 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with New Zealand in 2019 was $35,729,603, a 67.13% decrease ($72,962,162) over 2018.

New Zealand was Russia’s 82nd largest trading partner in 2019 (up from 107th in 2018), accounting for 0.0609% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0237% in 2018).

New Zealand was Russia’s 88th largest export market in 2019 (up from 135th in 2018), accounting for 0.0438% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0060% in 2018).

New Zealand was Russia’s 73rd largest supplier in 2019 (up from 81st in 2018), accounting for 0.0906% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0570% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 96.29% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (66.65% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.79% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (5.58% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.76% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (3.07% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.65% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (6.84% in 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.65% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (4.75% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.55% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (8.12% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.20% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.25% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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) - an increase of $160,121,494.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,005,993.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 443 0.00 1,501-70.49
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,364 0.00 1,2866.07
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 706 0.00 611,057.38
10 Cereals 0 0.00 108-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8,751 0.00 17,074-48.75
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 978 0.00 159515.09
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,498 0.00 1,009,491-99.65
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 579-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 12,344 0.01 38,983-68.33
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 25,111 0.01 39,453-36.35
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,506 0.01 9,82317.13
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 31,989 0.02 30,7933.88
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,198 0.00 9,198-43.49
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 907,004 0.49 1,042,282-12.98
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 64 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,103 0.00 111893.69
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 178,176,023 96.28 18,054,529886.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 81,171 0.04 307,867-73.63
29 Organic chemicals 12,800 0.01 2066,113.59
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,013 0.00 2,03697.10
31 Fertilizers 620,914 0.34 792,076-21.61
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 471,730-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,214 0.00 9,646-56.31
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 331 0.00 26027.31
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 170 0.00 74129.73
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 35,702 0.02 30,00019.01
39 Plastics and articles thereof 428,313 0.23 207,797106.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23,942 0.01 29,988-20.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,170 0.00 4,54813.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,457,768 0.79 1,488,789-2.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,289 0.00 16,383-92.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,537 0.00 6,25120.57
52 Cotton 487 0.00 31455.10
54 Man-made filaments 867 0.00 741,071.62
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,027,682 0.56 1,104,247-6.93
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 1,285-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 25 0.00 32-21.88
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 570 0.00 12,342-95.38
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10,865 0.01 12,620-13.91
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 105,974 0.06 79,30533.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 20,153 0.01 29,696-32.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 35,196 0.02 43,130-18.40
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,951 0.00 2,255-13.48
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 168,409 0.09 427,228-60.58
69 Ceramic products 4,906 0.00 19,507-74.85
70 Glass and glassware 3,426 0.00 58,556-94.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 432 0.00 6,738-93.59
72 Iron and steel 11,158 0.01 1596,917.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 199,532 0.11 288,438-30.82
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,298 0.00 11,849-63.73
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 132,141 0.07 6,0412,087.40
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 105-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,074 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11,122 0.01 20,231-45.02
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,191 0.00 12,376-66.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 964,375 0.52 468,801105.71
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 207,008 0.11 270,044-23.34
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 0 0.00 2,294-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 793 0.00 22,793-96.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 108,112 0.06 24044,946.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 116,963 0.06 66,35276.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 2,125-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,444 0.00 5,68031.06
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 17,133 0.01 60,003-71.45
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,611 0.01 31,423-66.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 117 0.00 422-72.27
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 4,280-100.00
SS Classified 2,500 0.00 392 898-99.36

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 85.50% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (84.04% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.20% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (8.90% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.18% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (4.16% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.74% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (0.77% in 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.91% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.23% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2019 over 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 $64,902,813;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $7,714,912;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $5,001,720;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,772,852;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,735,760;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,673,300;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,625,376;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,458,034;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,317,717;
  • 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 $937,955.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $2,459,718;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $817,728.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,645,866 2.56 8,105,584-30.35
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 16,084,069 7.29 14,311,21712.39
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 115,535,894 52.33 50,633,081128.18
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,964 0.00 105,665-95.30
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 304,537 0.14 117,423159.35
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 225,940 0.10 576,974-60.84
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,251,486 6.00 11,578,18614.45
10 Cereals 379,797 0.17 502,649-24.44
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,737,241 1.24 2,851,850-4.02
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 16,063 0.01 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 7,111 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 59,321 0.03 71,872-17.46
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 12,300-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 108,958 0.05 5,9171,741.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 14,454,237 6.55 12,996,20311.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 8,170-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13,445 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,932,665 9.03 12,217,75363.15
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 11,508 0.01 13,202-12.83
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 569,743 0.26 491,98215.81
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 320 0.00 213,461-99.85
29 Organic chemicals 24,767 0.01 40,370-38.65
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,194,850 1.45 1,459,090118.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,363 0.00 1,048316.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 119,019 0.05 74,79359.13
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 4,521 0.00 6,885-34.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,640,378 0.74 1,524,3277.61
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 907,330 0.41 648,25839.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,017,769 0.46 1,835,497-44.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 101,708 0.05 54,88685.31
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 171,842 0.08 73,878132.60
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,770 0.00 7,634-24.42
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 461 0.00 9,297-95.04
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 39,898 0.02 71,291-44.04
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 872-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,799 0.00 1,583203.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 472 0.00 1,152-59.03
50 Silk 63 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 72,288 0.03 3,4292,008.14
52 Cotton 546 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 63 0.00 82-23.17
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 24,526 0.01 4,307469.45
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 3,282-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 864 0.00 3,772-77.09
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,755 0.00 372371.77
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 23 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 909 0.00 6,847-86.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,912,252 0.87 1,653,07315.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,774 0.00 1,68264.92
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18,085 0.01 172,587-89.52
69 Ceramic products 79,458 0.04 59213,321.96
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18,324 0.01 71,911-74.52
72 Iron and steel 32 0.00 56,161-99.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 728,575 0.33 855,322-14.82
74 Copper and articles thereof 15,378 0.01 15,2151.07
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,005,094 2.27 3,374148,243.03
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,336 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 121,545 0.06 85,96741.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 175,979 0.08 28,879509.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,756,871 3.51 6,439,15420.46
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 3,735,249 1.69 2,797,29433.53
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 121,706 0.06 77,26357.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 27,634 0.01 132,723-79.18
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,265,469 1.93 2,640,09361.57
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 193-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 97 0.00 5,450-98.22
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 42,602 0.02 36,38317.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 30,826 0.01 33,407-7.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,556 0.00 8,425-45.92
SS Classified 28,543 0.01 17 14166.52
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia