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

Russia’s Trade with Norway

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Norway was $364,795,981, down 73.23% ($998,119,969) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $261,290,550, down 77.41% ($895,535,126) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $103,505,431, down 49.78% ($102,584,843) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $157,785,119, a 83.40% decrease ($792,950,283) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Norway was Russia’s 53rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 24th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2990% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.8514% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Norway was Russia’s 48th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 21st in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3737% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.1481% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Norway was Russia’s 60th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 45th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1987% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3474% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Norway

The major share of Russian exports to Norway 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) - 55.53% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (85.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.01% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (5.71% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.93% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (5.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.05% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (0.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.66% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (1.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.44% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (0.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 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) - an increase of $7,063,151;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $3,313,735;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,178,451;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $2,890,071.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Norway 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 $846,893,983;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $33,889,192;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $12,799,598;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,102,519;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $3,649,138;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $3,395,511;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,890,000;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1,861,876;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $1,253,927;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,229,733;
  • 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 $1,169,150;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,131,340.
Russia’s exports to Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,543 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,783,880 1.83 6,013,613-20.45
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,065 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 588,172 0.23 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,945 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 692 0.00 0
10 Cereals 976,898 0.37 3,866,898-74.74
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 9,503,043 3.64 13,152,181-27.75
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 39,790,388 15.23 32,727,23721.58
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,027 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 264,627 0.10 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 723 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 730 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 28,477 0.01 20,62938.04
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 945 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 532,769 0.20 642,071-17.02
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,258,136 2.40 9,653,647-35.17
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15,703,332 6.01 12,389,59726.75
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,307,200 0.50 985,30132.67
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 128,084,102 49.02 974,978,085-86.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,443,436 1.32 553,365522.27
29 Organic chemicals 1,235 0.00 310,491-99.60
31 Fertilizers 622,357 0.24 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,613 0.00 1,38516.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 228 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 0 0.00 239-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 176 0.00 141,157.14
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,168 0.00 244,039-99.52
39 Plastics and articles thereof 728,199 0.28 101,953614.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,782,248 2.21 5,334,2368.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 1,352-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 372-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,402,975 1.30 4,534,315-24.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 357,953 0.14 426,435-16.06
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 2,093-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 52,291 0.02 8,637505.43
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 30 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 556-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,679 0.00 5,028-46.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,511 0.00 3,079-18.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 519,971 0.20 485,5547.09
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 5,590-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2,001 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 554,017 0.21 474,69016.71
69 Ceramic products 79,092 0.03 185,925-57.46
70 Glass and glassware 508,096 0.19 989,891-48.67
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 767-100.00
72 Iron and steel 2,851,266 1.09 6,953,785-59.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,950,184 0.75 1,247,21856.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 7 0.00 3,695-99.81
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 21,123,120 8.08 55,012,312-61.60
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,430 0.00 1,256,357-99.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,446 0.00 12,817-34.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,649 0.00 1242,036.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,099,596 2.72 3,921,14581.06
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 2,292,701 0.88 3,461,851-33.77
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 75,096 0.03 34,447118.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 12,799,598-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 88,604 0.03 261,855-66.16
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,816 0.00 2,53910.91
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 1,842,074 0.70 3,703,950-50.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17,099 0.01 45,336-62.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 26,142 0.01 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 9,382-100.00
SS Classified 8,346 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Norway

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 47.01% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (73.79% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 26.40% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (9.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.78% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (6.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.95% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (7.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.33% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (0.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.17% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (1.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $6,826,026;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,995,861;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $1,612,166;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,381,350;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $778,793;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $701,763;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $695,462;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $664,767;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $360,039.

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

  • 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 $74,966,317;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $23,487,432;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $7,773,393;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6,390,374;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,724,492;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $1,038,153;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $866,172;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $367,520.
Russia’s imports from Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
01 Live animals 354,237 0.34 50,228605.26
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 17,135,092 16.55 10,309,06666.21
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 20,935-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 317-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 2,632-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 391,955 0.38 759,475-48.39
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,242-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 31,447 0.03 18,88566.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 19,647 0.02 3,145524.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,722 0.00 451503.55
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 458,216 0.44 540,092-15.16
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 186,497 0.18 158,26117.84
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,746,748 8.45 7,365,39818.75
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,548,834 1.50 2,586,987-40.13
26 Ores, slag and ash 695,462 0.67 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 19 0.00 37,755-99.95
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,643,881 2.55 1,865,08841.76
29 Organic chemicals 648,540 0.63 531,98121.91
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,409,579 1.36 1,449,627-2.76
31 Fertilizers 1,146,314 1.11 1,000,15814.61
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,380,624 1.33 715,85792.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 233,217 0.23 387,304-39.78
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 534,867 0.52 674,817-20.74
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 229,909 0.22 307,292-25.18
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 900,132 0.87 540,09366.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,910,104 3.78 5,634,596-30.61
40 Rubber and articles thereof 187,773 0.18 90,404107.70
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,615 0.00 7,523-65.24
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 360,203 0.35 320,24812.48
45 Cork and articles of cork 36 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 191,864 0.19 479,429-59.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 882 0.00 14,439-93.89
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 40,058 0.04 8,204388.27
52 Cotton 2,288 0.00 2,929-21.88
54 Man-made filaments 22,878 0.02 1,8431,141.35
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 1,670-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,167,960 2.09 555,794290.07
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 537-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,972 0.01 13,708-41.84
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 139-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 113,308 0.11 393,530-71.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 55,854 0.05 92,011-39.30
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 258-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,134 0.01 5291,626.65
69 Ceramic products 58,799 0.06 9,651509.25
70 Glass and glassware 506 0.00 1,890-73.23
72 Iron and steel 3,401,128 3.29 11,174,521-69.56
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,174,128 2.10 3,040,300-28.49
74 Copper and articles thereof 158,046 0.15 245,268-35.56
75 Nickel and articles thereof 671,325 0.65 767,669-12.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 971,374 0.94 269,611260.29
78 Lead and articles thereof 138 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 389,187 0.38 341,20514.06
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 14,486 0.01 17,637-17.87
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 446,943 0.43 153,619190.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,953 0.00 5,221-5.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 21,117,330 20.40 27,507,704-23.23
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 3,670,253 3.55 78,636,570-95.33
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 0.00 264,618-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 430,848 0.42 731,511-41.10
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 17,180,021 16.60 40,667,453-57.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,262,763 6.05 4,266,90246.78
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 42,381 0.04 75,683-44.00
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 345,443 0.33 321,9947.28
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 383,564 0.37 583,202-34.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,947 0.01 63,168-82.67
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia