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

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with New Zealand was $101,280,360, down 12.41% ($14,353,609) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $31,157,033, down 54.77% ($37,732,050) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $70,123,327, up 50.01% ($23,378,441) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with New Zealand went from a surplus of $22,144,197 in the 2nd quarter of 2019, to a deficit of $38,966,294 in the 2nd quarter of 2020.

New Zealand was Russia’s 80th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 81st in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0830% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0722% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

New Zealand was Russia’s 90th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 80th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0446% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0684% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

New Zealand was Russia’s 65th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 73rd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1346% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0788% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

The major share of Russian exports to New Zealand 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) - 96.59% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (98.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $162,967;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $136,770.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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 $37,761,520;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $174,040.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 443-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 956-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 637-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 3,375-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 347-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 1,777-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 522 0.00 5,097-89.76
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,974 0.01 4,361-54.74
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 163 0.00 2,754-94.08
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,529 0.00 7,696-80.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 929-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 278,633 0.89 229,73321.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 44-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3 0.00 83-96.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 30,093,094 96.59 67,854,614-55.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 39,890-100.00
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 36,138-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 229 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 232 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,434 0.01 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 147,371 0.47 10,6011,290.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 17,907 0.06 3,173464.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 235 0.00 60291.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 160,010 0.51 186,231-14.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 265 0.00 291-8.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,600-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 162,987 0.52 20814,835.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 390 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 28,344 0.09 6,604329.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 219 0.00 1,938-88.70
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 37,050 0.12 7924,578.03
70 Glass and glassware 544 0.00 1,550-64.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17 0.00 168-89.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,895 0.04 17,751-21.72
74 Copper and articles thereof 513 0.00 1,169-56.12
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,880 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,509 0.01 275812.36
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 3,074-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,334 0.01 2,40538.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 167 0.00 1,087-84.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 44,645 0.14 218,685-79.58
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 108,693 0.35 38,341183.49
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 27,102-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 22,172 0.07 57,729-61.59
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,620 0.01 1,17837.52
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 20,453 0.07 1,0971,764.45
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 360-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 116 928-100.00

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 82.10% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (87.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.41% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (5.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.00% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (2.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.75% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.35% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 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 $10,939,429;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $5,476,923;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,601,554;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,519,903;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $2,400,564;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,323,608;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $405,565;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $294,553.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,816,047;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $256,549;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $240,122.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 572,928 0.82 2,388,975-76.02
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,725,287 6.74 4,430,7346.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 31,540,845 44.98 20,601,41653.10
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,517 0.00 241,639-99.37
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 455,891 0.65 50,326805.88
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 11,389,507 16.24 5,912,58492.63
10 Cereals 48,871 0.07 11,327331.46
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 482,336 0.69 491,217-1.81
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 2,104 0.00 1,12487.19
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 89,073 0.13 29,984197.07
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 32,777 0.05 25,52828.40
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,035,663 4.33 3,003,1451.08
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,295 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,951 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,189,711 7.40 3,866,10334.24
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 5,433-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 101,466 0.14 214,634-52.73
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 320-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 840 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 5,943 0.01 2,708119.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 135,810 0.19 226,185-39.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,074 0.01 2,003103.39
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 28,995 0.04 9,803195.78
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 404 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,269,044 4.66 868,480276.41
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 292 0.00 57,485-99.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 43,887 0.06 184,495-76.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,909 0.02 27,716-38.99
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 113,577-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 496 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 13,719 0.02 2,312493.38
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2 0.00 143-98.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 172-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 71,561 0.10 71,4890.10
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 15,042-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 195 0.00 21828.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,888 0.00 238,108.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 170,876 0.24 427,425-60.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 235 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,847 0.01 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 31-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 188,219 0.27 192,084-2.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 18,444 0.03 5,063264.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,092,210 4.41 490,656530.22
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,807 0.03 42,006-57.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 17,312 0.02 86,842-80.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,203,617 1.72 1,324,089-9.10
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 703,269 1.00 580,18521.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,664 0.00 1,032158.14
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 44,919 0.06 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,239,844 4.62 719,941350.02
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 599 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 143,102 0.20 3,9493,523.75
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,323 0.01 7,704-17.93
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,759 0.00 2,089-15.80
SS Classified 0 0.00 5 647-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia