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Russian trade in goods with Macedonia in Q1 2020

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Macedonia in the first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Macedonia

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Macedonia totaled $41,241,186, up 76.26% ($17,842,916) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $19,800,379, up 162.00% ($12,243,102) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $21,440,807, up 35.35% ($5,599,814) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $1,640,428, a 80.20% decrease ($6,643,288) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Macedonia was Russia’s 101st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 115th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0290% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0149% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Macedonia was Russia’s 100th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 122nd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0223% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0072% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Macedonia was Russia’s 83rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 90th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0403% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0299% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Macedonia

The major share of Russian exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 95.70% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (0.01% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.07% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (4.82% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.23% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (4.85% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.36% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (3.99% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.35% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (7.07% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Macedonia (78.82% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $18,946,980.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 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 $5,956,752;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $347,769;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $186,994;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $119,244;
  • 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 $82,340.
Russia’s exports to Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 52,618 0.27 96,574-45.52
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 2,760-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,952 0.03 5,933-16.53
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,178 0.01 9,596-77.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,159 0.06 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 186,994-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 5,956,752-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13,804 0.07 7418,554.05
30 Pharmaceutical products 22,729 0.11 25,201-9.81
31 Fertilizers 38,000 0.19 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 4-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,077 0.02 6,585-38.09
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 26,090 0.13 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 27,918 0.14 25,25110.56
39 Plastics and articles thereof 276,658 1.40 305,912-9.56
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 889-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,227 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 666-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 197,618 1.00 316,862-37.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 44,872 0.23 49,547-9.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 119 0.00 0
52 Cotton 1,050 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 4-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 21-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 351-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 7-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 108-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 54,168 0.27 6,698708.72
72 Iron and steel 18,947,050 95.69 7027,067,114.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 279-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 4-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,762 0.01 2610,523.08
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 101 0.00 347,870-99.97
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 2,482 0.01 84,822-97.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 34,591 0.17 76,502-54.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 32,807 0.17 25,47228.80
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 349 0.00 14,086-97.52
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 11,357-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Macedonia

The major share of Russian imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 62.40% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (55.21% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.51% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (3.85% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 15.20% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (20.95% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.00% of Russia’s total imports from Macedonia (17.02% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,754,745;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,521,210;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $808,182;
  • 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 $255,670;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $202,469;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $171,849;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $159,965;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $143,315;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $74,994;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $67,772.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,636,088;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $429,381;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $379,553;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $86,243.
Russia’s imports from Macedonia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 89,606 0.42 102,239-12.36
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,237,005 5.77 1,065,15616.13
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9,020,783 42.07 5,266,03871.30
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 230,263 1.07 27,794728.46
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,027 0.01 7,367-72.49
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 830-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 75,157 0.35 44,94667.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 142,106 0.66 146,575-3.05
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 87,983 0.41 20,211335.32
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 294,614 1.37 674,167-56.30
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,198,790 10.26 1,390,60858.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 108 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 1,678-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,055,275 4.92 2,691,363-60.79
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 3,257 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 481-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,401 0.06 1,826579.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,952 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 151 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 11 0.00 1,672-99.34
52 Cotton 123,982 0.58 210,225-41.02
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 23,677-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 32,630-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 874,435 4.08 876,027-0.18
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,894,128 8.83 1,935,661-2.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 216,814 1.01 56,849281.39
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 147,448 0.69 177,729-17.04
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,040 0.01 5,926-48.70
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 189-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13,591 0.06 0
70 Glass and glassware 288 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 75,662 0.35 12,676496.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,305 0.02 4,591-28.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,567,659 11.98 46,4495,427.91
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 685,970 3.20 430,30059.42
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 134,015 0.63 125,0607.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 151,337 0.71 8,0221,786.52
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 77,327 0.36 2,3333,214.49
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 20,317 0.09 449,698-95.48
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia