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RUSSIAN TRADE IN GOODS WITH EUROPEAN COUNTRIES IN Q1 2020

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The reports on Russia’s trade in goods with the countries of Europe in the 1st quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Europe in the 1st quarter of 2020:

The top ten Russia’s trade partners in Europe in the 1st quarter of 2020 were Germany (7.6185% of Russia’s total foreign trade), the Netherlands (6.1953%), Belarus (4.3207%), Italy (3.7541%), the United Kingdom (2.9547%), Poland (2.7679%), France (2.7012%), Finland (2.1755%), Belgium (1.7796%), and Ukraine (1.2829%);

The top ten Russia’s export markets in Europe in the 1st quarter of 2020 were the Netherlands (8.9775% of Russia’s total exports), Germany (6.2691%), the United Kingdom (3.7732%), Belarus (3.7505%), Italy (3.5118%), Poland (3.1536%), Finland (2.7816%), Belgium (2.2843%), France (1.6921%), and Latvia (1.3352%);

The top ten Russia’s import suppliers from Europe in the 1st quarter of 2020 were Germany (9.8773% of Russia’s total imports), Belarus (5.2750%), France (4.3903%), Italy (4.1595%), Poland (2.1222%), Ukraine (1.6490%), the United Kingdom (1.5845%), the Netherlands (1.5382%), the Czech Republic (1.5135%), and Spain (1.4048%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Europe in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019:

  • The share of the Netherlands in Russia’s total exports declined from 11.6753% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 8.9775% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Germany in Russia’s total exports declined from 8.4946% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 6.2691% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Belarus in Russia’s total exports declined from 4.5359% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 3.7505% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Ukraine in Russia’s total exports declined from 2.0159% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 1.0641% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of the United Kingdom in Russia’s total exports rose from 1.9249% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 3.7732% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Austria in Russia’s total exports declined 2.6-fold from 1.4318% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.5591% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of the Czech Republic in Russia’s total exports declined from 1.1411% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.7411% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Denmark in Russia’s total exports declined from 0.9034% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.5919% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Croatia in Russia’s total exports declined 2.2-fold from 0.5204% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.2388% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Sweden in Russia’s total exports declined from 0.5168% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.3331% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Cyprus in Russia’s total exports declined 2.1-fold from 0.2850% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.1337% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Portugal in Russia’s total exports declined 2.3-fold from 0.1623% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.0717% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Slovenia in Russia’s total exports rose 3.1-fold from 0.1056% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.3237% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Russia’s total exports declined 5.0-fold from 0.0203% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.0041% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Iceland in Russia’s total exports rose 8.5-fold from 0.0045% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.0381% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Montenegro in Russia’s total exports rose 7.6-fold from 0.0014% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.0107% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of France in Russia’s total imports rose from 3.3074% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 4.3903% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Ukraine in Russia’s total imports declined from 2.1393% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 1.6490% in the 1st quarter of the 2020;
  • The share of Montenegro in Russia’s total imports declined 3.8-fold from 0.0119% in the 1st quarter of the 2019 to 0.0031% in the 1st quarter of the 2020.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia