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Russian trade in goods with Ireland in Q3 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 third quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Ireland was $372,109,359, down 36.40% ($212,970,279) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $32,335,419, down 76.09% ($102,875,532) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $339,773,940, down 24.47% ($110,094,747) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $307,438,521, a 2.29% decrease ($7,219,215) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Ireland was Russia’s 54th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 46th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2725% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3527% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Ireland was Russia’s 95th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 68th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0411% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1309% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Ireland was Russia’s 32nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 30th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.5866% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.7192% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 51.86% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (5.91% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.77% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (71.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.60% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (2.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.49% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.31% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (0.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.86% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $8,648,777;
  • 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 $209,522;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $165,696;
  • 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) - an increase of $111,391.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd 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 $87,710,817;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,704,328;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $461,062;
  • 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 $223,472;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $121,518;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $103,395.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
01 Live animals 2,672 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 24 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 4,450-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 89,544 0.28 92,788-3.50
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 831,467 2.57 2,535,795-67.21
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,256 0.01 3,2560.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,652,834 26.76 96,363,651-91.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 161,185 0.50 216,208-25.45
29 Organic chemicals 79,091 0.24 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,360 0.03 2,363338.43
31 Fertilizers 16,314,904 50.46 7,666,127112.82
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 24,144 0.07 7812,991.42
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 111,391 0.34 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,461 0.01 19,291-87.24
39 Plastics and articles thereof 66,679 0.21 59,22512.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 28,387-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 223 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,590,813 8.01 3,051,875-15.11
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 73,791 0.23 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 115,569 0.36 237,087-51.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 999-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,909 0.02 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,550-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 2,021-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 65,999 0.20 96,719-31.76
69 Ceramic products 11,925 0.04 10,42214.42
70 Glass and glassware 282,393 0.87 259,4398.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 301,051 0.93 524,523-42.60
72 Iron and steel 1,009,021 3.12 843,32519.65
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,693 0.01 20,173-81.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 56,880 0.18 67,421-15.63
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 3,151-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,391-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 50,304 0.16 143,646-64.98
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 1,006,109 3.11 796,58726.30
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 15,000-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,965 0.01 3,388-42.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 392,026 1.21 495,421-20.87
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 3,786 0.01 5,006-24.37
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8,517 0.03 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,433 0.02 2,955117.70
SS Classified 0 0.00 21 635 530-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 63.01% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (70.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.34% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (18.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.75% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (9.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,600,804;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $3,221,939;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $3,216,575;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $2,951,135;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $1,181,272.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $79,679,095;
  • 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 $18,921,116;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $12,133,506;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $5,698,380;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3,217,952;
  • 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 $2,744,011;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,389,769;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $1,206,763.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
01 Live animals 5,762 0.00 9,389-38.63
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 260,246-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 1,152-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,650 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 123,053 0.04 107,40314.57
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 459,017 0.14 416,80910.13
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 59,962 0.02 81,377-26.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,136,272 0.92 1,955,00060.42
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 70,461 0.02 50,98038.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 10,421,077 3.07 7,199,13844.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,567,974 0.46 1,158,53635.34
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,063,765 1.49 5,573,303-9.14
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,484,808 5.44 24,183,188-23.56
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 516,961 0.15 397,39630.09
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19,241 0.01 1,4421,234.33
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,000 0.00 186,435-99.46
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 22,983,429 6.76 41,904,545-45.15
29 Organic chemicals 2,027,976 0.60 5,245,928-61.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 148,248,770 43.63 227,927,865-34.96
31 Fertilizers 35,221 0.01 16,434114.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,140,851 0.34 1,450,556-21.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 32,057,605 9.43 28,841,03011.15
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 272,617 0.08 387,035-29.56
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,146,337 0.34 2,353,100-51.28
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,000,531 0.29 1,718,499-41.78
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,547,480 1.04 4,937,249-28.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,324,932 0.39 1,376,490-3.75
40 Rubber and articles thereof 322,060 0.09 127,086153.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 976 0.00 1,322-26.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 103,400 0.03 304,893-66.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,113,315 0.92 162,1801,819.67
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 27,479 0.01 21,80726.01
54 Man-made filaments 9,691 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 727 0.00 172322.67
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 97,035-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 883 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 33,521 0.01 69,946-52.08
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 122 0.00 246-50.41
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 30-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 436-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 731 0.00 611,098.36
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 32,167 0.01 17,36985.20
69 Ceramic products 586 0.00 1,071-45.28
70 Glass and glassware 23,692 0.01 64,636-63.35
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 454,579 0.13 65,497594.05
72 Iron and steel 2,708 0.00 2,5814.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 385,016 0.11 403,425-4.56
74 Copper and articles thereof 220,132 0.06 311,893-29.42
75 Nickel and articles thereof 103,188 0.03 99,7133.49
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 72,820 0.02 88,911-18.10
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 28,999 0.01 37,888-23.46
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 889,665 0.26 1,707,914-47.91
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 500,338 0.15 331,17951.08
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,859,500 6.73 16,258,69640.60
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 8,599,502 2.53 11,343,513-24.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 110,956 0.03 92,91519.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 44,326,386 13.05 56,459,892-21.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 73-100.00
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 78,176 0.02 98,585-20.70
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,026,531 0.60 2,061,137-1.68
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,721,342 0.51 1,896,060-9.21
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia