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Russian trade in goods with Ireland 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 Ireland in the first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ireland

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Ireland totaled $546,407,063, up 20.39% ($92,543,145) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $100,085,795, up 7.97% ($7,390,263) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $446,321,268, up 23.58% ($85,152,882) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $346,235,473, a 28.96% increase ($77,762,619) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Ireland was Russia’s 45th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 49th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3535% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3193% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Ireland was Russia’s 75th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 69th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1085% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1042% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Ireland was Russia’s 28th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 32nd in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.7164% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.6794% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Ireland

The major share of Russian exports to Ireland 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) - 35.64% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (74.88% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.94% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (18.19% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.10% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.87% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.90% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (2.89% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.49% of Russia’s total exports to Ireland (1.55% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $5,616,931;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,770,855;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,020,375;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $909,305.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ireland 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) - a decrease of $33,742,452;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $763,165;
  • 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 $653,971;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $635,231.
Russia’s exports to Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 3,041 0.00 0
10 Cereals 194,400 0.19 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 635,231-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,020,375 1.02 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 45,364 0.05 25,53977.63
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,841,444 2.84 1,070,589165.41
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 35,670,018 35.64 69,412,470-48.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18,545 0.02 672,516-97.24
29 Organic chemicals 82,004 0.08 76,5647.11
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 5,079-100.00
31 Fertilizers 21,168,078 21.15 15,551,14736.12
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 127,766 0.13 2,2515,575.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 3,326-100.00
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 798 0.00 63,979-98.75
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 117-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,457 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 185-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 94,517 0.09 22,373322.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 460,761 0.46 464,291-0.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,627,053 1.63 2,390,218-31.93
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 92,519 0.09 34,653166.99
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 184,130 0.18 251,283-26.72
52 Cotton 19 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,104 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 322,422 0.32 26,8491,100.87
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 206,893 0.21 56,570265.73
69 Ceramic products 6,453 0.01 7,192-10.28
70 Glass and glassware 271,877 0.27 183,56248.11
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 230,455-100.00
72 Iron and steel 909,305 0.91 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 678 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 502 0.00 54,724-99.08
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 80,356 0.08 41,68192.79
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 933,734 0.93 950,620-1.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 478,431 0.48 447,3596.95
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,563 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 2,360 0.00 1731,264.16
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,322 0.01 8,606-26.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,987 0.00 5,930-49.63
SS Classified 33,227,519 33.20 0

Russia’s Imports from Ireland

The major share of Russian imports from Ireland 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) - 72.00% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (67.53% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.20% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (19.44% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.86% of Russia’s total imports from Ireland (10.76% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ireland 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 $68,451,791;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $8,548,772;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,351,144;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3,624,005;
  • 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 $3,394,154;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $2,034,728;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,854,841.

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $6,687,754;
  • 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 $1,722,534.
Russia’s imports from Ireland in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 51,096 0.01 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 622 0.00 47530.95
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7,040 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 106 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 138,836 0.03 160,334-13.41
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 359,579 0.08 521,743-31.08
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 43,173 0.01 56,246-23.24
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,427,103 0.54 2,339,3323.75
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 307,036 0.07 130,306135.63
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,533,226 2.58 9,498,49821.42
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 990,467 0.22 1,171,861-15.48
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,109,941 1.37 6,636,037-7.93
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 21,564,816 4.83 17,940,81120.20
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 477,584 0.11 412,67515.73
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 49 0.00 11,464-99.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 27,245,586 6.10 28,968,120-5.95
29 Organic chemicals 19,217,138 4.31 10,668,36680.13
30 Pharmaceutical products 233,257,084 52.26 164,805,29341.53
31 Fertilizers 19,339 0.00 18,6543.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,375,707 0.31 775,00977.51
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 31,464,436 7.05 29,609,5956.26
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 310,888 0.07 280,50310.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,617,442 0.36 1,541,5664.92
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 996,853 0.22 1,243,192-19.82
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,168,364 0.93 4,419,977-5.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,439,630 0.32 1,424,4061.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 238,497 0.05 129,65883.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 65 0.00 3585.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20,448 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 13,826 0.00 43,909-68.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,862,551 0.42 1,346,83038.29
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 11,498-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 4,062 0.00 3,59313.05
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,727 0.00 446287.22
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 39,448-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 57,337 0.01 42,27935.62
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 351 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 301 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 48,248 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 45,015 0.01 40,25711.82
69 Ceramic products 166 0.00 1,581-89.50
70 Glass and glassware 22,905 0.01 18,11826.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 693,681 0.16 452,85053.18
72 Iron and steel 2,753 0.00 13,851-80.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 551,302 0.12 265,250107.84
74 Copper and articles thereof 436,619 0.10 238,65482.95
75 Nickel and articles thereof 143,098 0.03 204,344-29.97
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 201,197 0.05 125,61060.18
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 29,834 0.01 85,357-65.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 766,458 0.17 924,602-17.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 667,702 0.15 536,44924.47
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,389,744 3.45 10,038,60053.31
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 11,611,208 2.60 8,217,05441.31
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 9,286-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 84,960 0.02 64,50731.71
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 45,199,578 10.13 51,887,332-12.89
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 437 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 27,114 0.01 35,896-24.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,215,288 0.27 1,781,348-31.78
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,853,612 0.42 1,974,781-6.14
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8,043 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 500-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia