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

Russia’s Trade with Norway

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Norway was $550,676,843, down 44.71% ($445,322,221) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Norway in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $391,049,754, down 55.32% ($484,178,749) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Norway in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $159,627,089, up 32.17% ($38,856,528) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Norway in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $231,422,665, a 69.33% decrease ($523,035,277) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Norway was Russia’s 42nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 35th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4032% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6005% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Norway was Russia’s 38th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 28th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4972% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.8471% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Norway was Russia’s 47th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 55th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2756% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1931% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Norway

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.24% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (1.46% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.62% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (80.44% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 21.33% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (10.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.37% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (4.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.42% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (1.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (0.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $131,687,847;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $7,039,978;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $4,312,386;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2,337,078;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,623,676;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,437,735.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Norway 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 $585,723,499;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $15,299,304;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $13,680,049;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $4,434,874;
  • 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 $3,688,521;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,426,784;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $2,986,031;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $1,454,673;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,271,567.
Russia’s exports to Norway in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
01 Live animals 355 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7,053,607 1.80 10,039,638-29.74
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 98,603 0.03 70,61739.63
10 Cereals 957,406 0.24 2,228,973-57.05
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 12,738,580 3.26 5,698,602123.54
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 48,239-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 53,329,278 13.64 68,628,582-22.29
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 46,130 0.01 114,437-59.69
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,600 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14,162 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,170 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 554,921 0.14 206,794168.34
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,606,105 2.20 6,269,02737.28
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,090,681 2.58 23,770,730-57.55
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,119,021 0.29 1,646,252-32.03
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 92,894,904 23.76 678,618,403-86.31
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,275,868 0.33 1,862,225-31.49
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 4,434,874-100.00
31 Fertilizers 5,099,190 1.30 3,475,51446.72
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,384 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 12,743 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 56,628-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,983 0.00 27,000-85.25
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 70,988 0.02 7439,454.24
39 Plastics and articles thereof 220,759 0.06 211,5404.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,608,593 2.71 6,296,20768.49
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,492 0.00 5,250-52.53
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 267 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,698,499 0.95 4,576,905-19.19
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 240,992 0.06 189,98426.85
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1 0.00 828-99.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 125,698 0.03 11,879958.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 465 0.00 35032.86
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 60 0.00 128-53.13
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 22,052 0.01 18,69917.93
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,249 0.00 3701,588.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 664,520 0.17 541,73922.66
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 472 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 135 0.00 25,460-99.47
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14,636 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 302,981 0.08 392,839-22.87
69 Ceramic products 28,617 0.01 116,715-75.48
70 Glass and glassware 529,455 0.14 810,183-34.65
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,711 0.00 3,950-56.68
72 Iron and steel 1,069,586 0.27 4,496,370-76.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,470,742 0.63 1,033,007139.18
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,261 0.00 1,658-23.94
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 33,082,480 8.46 32,227,5652.65
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 5,200-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 1,454,673-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 32,423 0.01 65,444-50.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 327 0.00 23936.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,686,627 0.94 3,508,4015.08
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 1,558,944 0.40 5,247,465-70.29
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 15,940 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 35,288 0.01 24,00447.01
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 135,647,500 34.69 3,959,6533,325.74
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 772,317 0.20 43,9161,658.62
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,746 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5,962 0.00 730716.71
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 2,119,286 0.54 2,329,353-9.02
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 26,171 0.01 410,656-93.63
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2 0.00 245-99.18
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 73,434 0.02 15,936360.81
SS Classified 3,385 0.00 3 684-8.12

Russia’s Imports from Norway

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 58.44% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (50.64% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.43% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (22.68% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.75% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (13.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.80% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (6.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.12% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (0.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.35% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (2.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Norway 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 $26,338,337;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $19,713,354;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $10,730,552;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,043,583;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $1,676,800;
  • 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 $962,035;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $719,850;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $634,053;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $518,531;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $503,808.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Norway in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd 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 $19,606,941;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,822,153;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,464,809;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1,212,416;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,036,309;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $986,794;
  • 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 $777,144;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $608,717.
Russia’s imports from Norway in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
01 Live animals 321,983 0.20 133,159141.80
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 6,517,520 4.08 7,553,829-13.72
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 6,532-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 16,703 0.01 7,713116.56
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,819 0.00 2,249-19.12
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,921 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 366,073 0.23 208,18375.84
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,099-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 37,798 0.02 53,675-29.58
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 8,783 0.01 40,489-78.31
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 224 0.00 442-49.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 248,314 0.16 269,194-7.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 189,254 0.12 164,48815.06
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 29,684,217 18.60 18,953,66556.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,147,137 1.35 2,755,854-22.09
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 121-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,440,051 2.16 2,478,01638.82
29 Organic chemicals 925,724 0.58 879,4335.26
30 Pharmaceutical products 148,539 0.09 1,970,692-92.46
31 Fertilizers 693,898 0.43 470,31247.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 993,988 0.62 694,80143.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 141,824 0.09 396,651-64.24
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 554,050 0.35 793,901-30.21
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 483,475 0.30 711,869-32.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 660,129 0.41 740,242-10.82
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,701,874 3.57 5,183,34310.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 221,700 0.14 1,686,509-86.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,271 0.00 374,306-99.66
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 376,357 0.24 488,692-22.99
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 420,660 0.26 448,024-6.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 51,061 0.03 15,867221.81
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,032 0.00 3571,029.41
52 Cotton 3,282 0.00 1,092200.55
54 Man-made filaments 6,816 0.00 1,039556.02
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 2,306-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,759,707 1.10 82,9072,022.51
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 51 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 8,398 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 808,602 0.51 765,4405.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 542,690 0.34 38,8821,295.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 210,317 0.13 89,353135.38
65 Headgear and parts thereof 35,223 0.02 52,848-33.35
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 100,731 0.06 12,150729.06
69 Ceramic products 67,124 0.04 67,759-0.94
70 Glass and glassware 215 0.00 11,907-98.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 777,144-100.00
72 Iron and steel 3,804,930 2.38 3,170,87720.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,133,628 1.34 3,120,422-31.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 205,936 0.13 222,289-7.36
75 Nickel and articles thereof 591,145 0.37 910,293-35.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 245,466 0.15 222,86210.14
79 Zinc and articles thereof 229,738 0.14 278,036-17.37
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9,243 0.01 41,160-77.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 401,725 0.25 376,1436.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 36,494 0.02 41,498-12.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 35,934,591 22.51 9,596,254274.46
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 8,536,537 5.35 28,143,478-69.67
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 76,665-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,515,168 0.95 795,31890.51
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 39,164,759 24.54 19,451,405101.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,136,374 5.10 3,092,791163.08
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 118,360 0.07 19,161517.71
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 435,929 0.27 422,9723.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 180,569 0.11 1,392,985-87.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 36,167 0.02 9,418284.02
SS Classified 3,795 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia