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Russian trade in goods with Ireland in Q2 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 Ireland in the second quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Ireland totaled $525,777,500, up 15.88% ($72,042,871) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $81,605,560, down 30.85% ($36,400,067) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $444,171,940, up 32.30% ($108,442,938) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $362,566,380, a 66.53% increase ($144,843,005) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Ireland was Russia’s 40th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 50th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4309% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2834% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Ireland was Russia’s 69th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1167% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1171% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Ireland was Russia’s 25th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 33rd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.8527% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.5659% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 63.11% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (73.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 30.62% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (18.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.86% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (3.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.41% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.39% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.13% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $4,150,448.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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 $34,948,319;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2,384,020;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $501,501;
  • 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 $463,981;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $435,831;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $372,284;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $370,218;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $339,492;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $291,120.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 508 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 1,507-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,500 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 123,777 0.15 164,148-24.59
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,018,239 1.25 1,519,740-33.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,258 0.00 6,512-49.97
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 51,497,277 63.11 86,445,596-40.43
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 136,169 0.17 269,548-49.48
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 82,880-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,739 0.01 41,970-81.56
31 Fertilizers 24,702,634 30.27 20,552,18620.19
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 889 0.00 0
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 61,069 0.07 431,287-85.84
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,275 0.00 85249.65
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,884 0.01 1,693424.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 72,343 0.09 80,704-10.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,352,929 1.66 3,736,949-63.80
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 39,640 0.05 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 127,195 0.16 418,315-69.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 575-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 564 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 112 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 77,100 0.09 51,85548.68
69 Ceramic products 13,371 0.02 11,23019.07
70 Glass and glassware 280,778 0.34 331,223-15.23
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 110 0.00 339,602-99.97
72 Iron and steel 1,024,948 1.26 1,135,961-9.77
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 6,243-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 110,939 0.14 163,942-32.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 4,257-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,904 0.02 390,188-95.41
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 675,765 0.83 1,139,746-40.71
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 0.00 200-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 578-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 231,810 0.28 667,641-65.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 196-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 614 0.00 1,841-66.65
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 890 0.00 5,131-82.65
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8,291 0.01 3462,296.24
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 985-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 75.79% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (58.22% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.23% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (27.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.70% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (12.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $135,840,714;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $18,166,424;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $3,896,628.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $13,493,151;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $6,801,288;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6,047,643;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $4,532,252;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $3,821,379;
  • 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 $2,946,481;
  • 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 $2,447,255;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2,415,827;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,494,608;
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods (HS code 37) - a decrease of $1,458,753.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
01 Live animals 0 0.00 140,647-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,615-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 54 0.00 105-48.57
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,677 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 79,012 0.02 330,906-76.12
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 368,229 0.08 735,160-49.91
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 125,052 0.03 87,29843.25
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,916,196 0.43 2,389,260-19.80
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 57,183-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 15,307,035 3.45 11,410,40734.15
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 766,359 0.17 1,950,470-60.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,861,432 1.32 8,277,259-29.19
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9,278,294 2.09 16,079,582-42.30
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 499,099 0.11 222,956123.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,333 0.00 3,625-35.64
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 825 0.00 133,407-99.38
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 42,454,833 9.56 44,902,088-5.45
29 Organic chemicals 22,665,265 5.10 4,498,841403.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 233,052,393 52.47 97,211,679139.74
31 Fertilizers 30,452 0.01 80,371-62.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,032,964 0.23 1,690,191-38.88
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 30,353,232 6.83 34,885,484-12.99
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 210,452 0.05 397,068-47.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,675,527 0.38 1,116,18750.11
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 733,105 0.17 2,191,858-66.55
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,870,229 0.65 6,691,608-57.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,491,513 0.34 1,592,731-6.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 86,580 0.02 186,797-53.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 704 0.00 46,791-98.50
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 19,505-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 16,039 0.00 81,949-80.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,363,161 0.31 92,3311,376.38
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 8,330 0.00 10,690-22.08
54 Man-made filaments 5,244 0.00 974438.40
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,153 0.00 1,597-27.80
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 62,115 0.01 80,907-23.23
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 46,118 0.01 60,329-23.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,717 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 31-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,388-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 62,646 0.01 43,90942.67
70 Glass and glassware 52,534 0.01 30,99869.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 25,115 0.01 652,474-96.15
72 Iron and steel 970 0.00 3,082-68.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 150,476 0.03 491,133-69.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 127,734 0.03 221,946-42.45
75 Nickel and articles thereof 135,081 0.03 143,371-5.78
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,303 0.00 23,553-56.26
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,303 0.00 2,1298.17
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 74,590 0.02 77,526-3.79
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 774,593 0.17 1,605,101-51.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 774,596 0.17 484,88859.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,623,039 2.62 17,670,682-34.22
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 5,330,914 1.20 8,277,395-35.60
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 15,159-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 183,538 0.04 1,678,146-89.06
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11,981 0.00 8,25945.07
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 50,483,705 11.37 63,976,856-21.09
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 794 0.00 451,664.44
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 630 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 18,472 0.00 176,524-89.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 163,306 0.04 964,443-83.07
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,790,897 0.40 1,501,09219.31
SS Classified 0 0.00 19 016-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia