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

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with New Zealand was $102,875,099, down 57.13% ($137,083,666) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $44,378,643, down 71.39% ($110,721,324) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $58,496,456, down 31.07% ($26,362,342) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade balance with New Zealand went from a surplus of $70,241,169 in the 1st quarter of 2020, to a deficit of $14,117,813 in the 1st quarter of 2021.

New Zealand was Russia’s 87th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 67th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0666% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1688% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

New Zealand was Russia’s 91st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 64th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0481% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1743% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

New Zealand was Russia’s 70th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 62nd in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0939% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1596% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

The major share of Russian exports to New Zealand 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) - 92.79% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (98.68% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.48% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.17% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.11% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.50% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $298,142;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $287,195;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $200,055.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand 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 $111,878,307;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $439,234;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $198,456.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 378 0.00 715-47.13
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 39 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,697 0.01 935402.35
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 676 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 383 0.00 384-0.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,225 0.01 650550.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10,159 0.02 1,211738.89
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,551 0.02 1,623365.25
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,469 0.01 4,40746.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,391 0.00 2,068-32.74
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 302,587 0.68 223,34835.48
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 41,178,706 92.79 153,057,013-73.10
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 50,763 0.11 77,949-34.88
29 Organic chemicals 12,744 0.03 29,986-57.50
31 Fertilizers 66,075 0.15 10,825510.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 190 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,094 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 187 0.00 61206.56
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 114 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 204,504 0.46 4,4494,496.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,459 0.02 3,638105.03
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,131 0.00 1,378-17.92
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 552,814 1.25 265,619108.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 101,854 0.23 52019,487.31
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 262,347 0.59 460,803-43.07
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 59 0.00 1,425-95.86
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 219-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,559 0.00 4,512-65.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,840 0.03 44,820-71.35
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8,955 0.02 6,45738.69
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13,640 0.03 45,865-70.26
65 Headgear and parts thereof 201 0.00 933-78.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 43,789 0.10 1,3603,119.78
69 Ceramic products 495 0.00 30661.76
70 Glass and glassware 628 0.00 1,200-47.67
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 4-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 706-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 53,443 0.12 59,318-9.90
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,008 0.00 432364.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,184 0.01 4,59112.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 1,671-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 85,295 0.19 213,934-60.13
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 34,502 0.08 44,379-22.26
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 356,992 0.80 58,850506.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,442 0.03 453,676-96.82
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,950 0.00 1,8326.44
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 9,469 0.02 1,754439.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,549 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 106 0.00 31241.94
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 4,110-100.00
SS Classified 950,000 2.14 0

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.69% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (92.08% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.65% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (2.66% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.17% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (3.54% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.36% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.18% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $2,449,820;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,244,776;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $466,149;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $424,453;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $192,212.

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $27,621,030;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $1,582,280;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $845,129;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $764,926;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $481,126.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 683,798 1.17 759,971-10.02
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,046,306 6.92 3,974,6551.80
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 35,054,590 59.93 62,675,620-44.07
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 886 0.00 15,597-94.32
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 55,639 0.10 26,635108.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 42,104 0.07 523,230-91.95
10 Cereals 77,611 0.13 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 959,873 1.64 1,027,974-6.62
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 10,080-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 141,847 0.24 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 36,132 0.06 27,73730.27
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,698,740 4.61 3,463,666-22.08
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,817-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,081,161 13.81 5,631,34143.50
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 162-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 3,685 0.01 3,24113.70
30 Pharmaceutical products 127,613 0.22 9,5731,233.05
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9,184 0.02 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 0.00 139-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,039,497 1.78 2,621,777-60.35
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 499,707 0.85 33,5581,389.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 146,720 0.25 305,957-52.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 30,602 0.05 27,35711.86
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 7,600 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 860 0.00 172400.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 7,891 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,743 0.00 3,830-28.38
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 38 0.00 21,800.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 500 0.00 56792.86
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 48,248-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,165 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 83 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 2,217-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 463,599 0.79 271,38770.83
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,954 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 504 0.00 2,204-77.13
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 28,242-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 140,537 0.24 87,12761.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 19,023 0.03 5,356255.17
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,806 0.00 847,935-99.67
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 45,146 0.08 46,091-2.05
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,122 0.00 14,524-85.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,490,144 2.55 1,065,69139.83
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 452,483 0.77 501,396-9.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 21,380 0.04 6383,251.10
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 10,069-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,923,135 3.29 678,359183.50
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 154,746 0.26 34,192352.58
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 636 0.00 241163.90
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,254 0.01 6,552-4.55
SS Classified 13,412 0.02 64 182-79.10
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia