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Russian trade in goods with Denmark in Q1 2021

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Denmark in the first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Denmark

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Denmark totaled $795,354,461, up 6.65% ($49,607,270) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $556,774,199, up 5.71% ($30,095,596) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $238,580,262, up 8.91% ($19,511,674) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $318,193,937, a 3.44% increase ($10,583,922) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Denmark was Russia’s 36th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 38th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.5146% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5247% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Denmark was Russia’s 32nd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 34th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.6035% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5919% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Denmark was Russia’s 40th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3830% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4121% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Denmark

The major share of Russian exports to Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 67.22% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (67.31% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.58% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (18.47% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.66% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (5.55% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.27% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (6.24% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.18% of Russia’s total exports to Denmark (2.00% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $19,755,012;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $11,217,067;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,567,900;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,977,389;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,877,313.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $10,892,831;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,127,670.
Russia’s exports to Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 1,846 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,785,479 0.50 3,012,788-7.54
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 462 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 824,047 0.15 1,536,161-46.36
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 1,966-100.00
10 Cereals 1,326,108 0.24 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 24,247 0.00 5,984305.20
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,831-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,720,464 1.21 4,843,15138.76
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,593 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 21,359-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 43,247 0.01 31,02839.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 31,029 0.01 75,267-58.77
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 30,907,151 5.55 19,690,08456.97
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9,420 0.00 5381,650.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 374,247,928 67.22 354,492,9165.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 837,869 0.15 742,44812.85
29 Organic chemicals 125,500 0.02 125,2760.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 14,606 0.00 13,05211.91
31 Fertilizers 6,200,949 1.11 8,328,619-25.55
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,178,523 0.21 293,783301.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,765,838 0.50 197,9381,297.33
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 37 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 284,851 0.05 311,867-8.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 596,763 0.11 193,788207.95
40 Rubber and articles thereof 147,289 0.03 348,998-57.80
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,203 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,184,221 0.21 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 33,790,630 6.07 31,813,2416.22
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,070,004 0.19 1,010,3405.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 73,230 0.01 27,239168.84
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 50,053 0.01 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 5,384 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 212,808 0.04 39545,561.54
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 256 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 922-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,367 0.00 1723,601.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 343,095 0.06 331,3053.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 214 0.00 5,327-95.98
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,255,819 0.23 898,93639.70
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 20,441-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 218,449 0.04 167,78230.20
72 Iron and steel 84,664,785 15.21 95,557,616-11.40
73 Articles of iron or steel 34,677 0.01 194,777-82.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 872 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,966,821 0.35 1,528,26428.70
79 Zinc and articles thereof 316 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 88,770 0.02 17251,510.47
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,712 0.00 1517,980.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,003,597 0.18 286,665250.09
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 148,489 0.03 99,21649.66
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 20,812 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 719,148 0.13 81887,815.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 539,550 0.10 345,43456.19
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 705-100.00
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 230,399 0.04 59,437287.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 57,499 0.01 49,07617.16
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 340 0.00 602-43.52
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6,433 0.00 5,22023.24
SS Classified 0 0.00 6 000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Denmark

The major share of Russian imports from Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 40.76% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (31.61% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.94% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (43.93% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.67% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (16.29% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.04% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (3.38% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.52% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (0.90% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.16% of Russia’s total imports from Denmark (0.92% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $23,390,649;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $4,632,433;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3,162,051;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,660,513;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,431,698;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1,383,701;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $1,043,145;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,020,520;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $822,315;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $745,910.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $9,317,287;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $4,847,818;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,799,158;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,322,245;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $1,296,357;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $1,050,322.
Russia’s imports from Denmark in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 3,633,658 1.52 8,481,476-57.16
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 15,986 0.01 45,503-64.87
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 109,439 0.05 406,022-73.05
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,499,860 0.63 1,147,75830.68
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,671 0.00 10,475-45.86
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 615,088 0.26 1,665,410-63.07
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,522,662 1.90 4,276,0075.77
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,364,650 0.99 2,216,0106.71
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 320,328 0.13 341,610-6.23
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 339,472-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 178,907 0.07 123,86444.44
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 221,538 0.09 89,927146.35
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,228,350 3.03 6,406,03512.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 76,840 0.03 58,65131.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,626,811 0.68 1,350,06020.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 627,541 0.26 717,651-12.56
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,841,873 3.71 7,181,36023.12
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 727,425 0.30 836,555-13.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19,938 0.01 54,894-63.68
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 69,982 0.03 75,511-7.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 163,057 0.07 79,921104.02
29 Organic chemicals 8,484,948 3.56 10,807,193-21.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 38,405,414 16.10 15,014,765155.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,449,795 1.45 3,525,813-2.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 795,015 0.33 736,6607.92
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 2,240,504 0.94 2,050,4539.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 16,819,448 7.05 12,187,01538.01
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 4,940-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 16,862,767 7.07 16,116,8574.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,469,032 3.55 7,448,51213.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,546,758 0.65 1,284,04920.46
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 11,630-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,439 0.00 75,424-87.49
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 132,148 0.06 197,729-33.17
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 179,067 0.08 149,47619.80
45 Cork and articles of cork 133 0.00 197-32.49
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 502 0.00 249101.61
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,894,274 0.79 1,655,27314.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,549,556 0.65 165,855834.28
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 4,560 0.00 2,91556.43
52 Cotton 1,173 0.00 86136.24
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 1,069-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 749 0.00 10,704-93.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 179,183 0.08 214,176-16.34
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,391,182 0.58 348,037299.72
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 306,879 0.13 593,644-48.31
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,668 0.00 4,708-22.09
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 174,097 0.07 151,24215.11
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 244 0.00 327-25.38
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16,468 0.01 62,467-73.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 107,308 0.04 66,08562.38
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 568,475 0.24 530,6667.12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,056 0.00 17,634-77.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 163 0.00 787-79.29
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 589,439 0.25 405,05045.52
69 Ceramic products 259,932 0.11 1,556,289-83.30
70 Glass and glassware 249,354 0.10 274,785-9.25
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 286,390 0.12 152188,314.47
72 Iron and steel 147,483 0.06 23,635524.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,413,423 1.85 4,396,4210.39
74 Copper and articles thereof 90,288 0.04 432,606-79.13
75 Nickel and articles thereof 7,420 0.00 34,247-78.33
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,114,280 0.47 1,169,499-4.72
78 Lead and articles thereof 23 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4,524 0.00 1,245263.37
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10,733 0.00 33,591-68.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 323,439 0.14 289,48111.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,142,000 0.48 1,024,01911.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 55,101,353 23.10 64,418,640-14.46
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 16,409,257 6.88 15,754,6614.15
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 2,427 0.00 50,098-95.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,698,329 1.13 5,497,487-50.92
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 317,160 0.13 77,376309.89
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,605,553 5.70 10,443,50230.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 557 0.00 1,319-57.77
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 915 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 3,039,375 1.27 1,607,67789.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,869,460 0.78 1,607,56916.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 430,342 0.18 627,655-31.44
SS Classified 197 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia