Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade in goods with Canada in Q2 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 Canada in the second quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Canada

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Canada totaled $420,266,714, up 62.62% ($161,834,084) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $154,169,379, up 144.15% ($91,023,109) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $266,097,335, up 36.26% ($70,810,975) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 was $111,927,956, a 15.30% decrease ($20,212,134) over the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Canada was Russia’s 57th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 64th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2221% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2118% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Canada was Russia’s 65th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 75th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1340% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0903% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Canada was Russia’s 40th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 44th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3585% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3749% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Canada

The major share of Russian exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.61% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (47.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 30.38% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (11.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.24% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (14.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.61% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (6.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.23% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (7.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.49% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (3.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $33,670,770;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $14,191,427;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $13,073,115;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $8,079,271;
  • 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 $6,130,442;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $5,479,228;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,619,286;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $1,152,051;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $982,574;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $956,303;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $929,692;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $805,552;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $787,797;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $713,204;
  • 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 $694,833.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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 $578,625.
Russia’s exports to Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
01 Live animals 21,064 0.01 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 4,284-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 136,984 0.09 93,94345.82
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 57,899 0.04 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 381 0.00 2,482-84.65
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,730 0.00 820110.98
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 33,582 0.02 31,5096.58
10 Cereals 805,552 0.52 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 40,119 0.03 52,515-23.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 42,341 0.03 2,6851,476.95
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 42,438 0.03 8,600393.47
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 146,483 0.10 61,984136.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 43,750 0.03 39,00112.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 130,526 0.08 147,400-11.45
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 140,564 0.09 122,97314.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 299,132 0.19 454,320-34.16
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 627,192 0.41 188,129233.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 494,744 0.32 529,146-6.50
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 778,735 0.51 489,00959.25
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,997 0.00 9,479-57.83
26 Ores, slag and ash 439,597 0.29 563,797-22.03
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 23,051,656 14.95 8,860,229160.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13,109,488 8.50 6,979,04687.84
29 Organic chemicals 902,842 0.59 115,045684.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,600 0.00 3615,455.56
31 Fertilizers 8,054,220 5.22 7,071,64613.89
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 241,904 0.16 14,5561,561.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26,786 0.02 11,956124.04
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 1,279 0.00 350265.43
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,124 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 126,342 0.08 64,27096.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 534,909 0.35 165,602223.01
40 Rubber and articles thereof 28,814,620 18.69 15,741,50583.05
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,912 0.01 1,565405.56
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,190,545 7.91 4,111,274196.52
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 973,929 0.63 17,6265,425.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 106,325 0.07 87,39221.66
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,302 0.00 0
52 Cotton 15,185 0.01 0
54 Man-made filaments 50,560 0.03 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 3,243 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,089 0.00 491529.12
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 36-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 168 0.00 12534.40
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,444 0.00 1,05636.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 33,207 0.02 1,6541,907.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 16,394 0.01 4,064303.40
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 119,256 0.08 26,811344.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 28,322 0.02 42,597-33.51
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,568 0.00 551,260.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 22 0.00 7214.29
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6,943 0.00 9,649-28.04
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 32,922 0.02 4,487633.72
69 Ceramic products 44,708 0.03 9447,461.70
70 Glass and glassware 161,752 0.10 408,988-60.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 200,284 0.13 61,594225.17
72 Iron and steel 38,770,747 25.15 5,099,977660.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,310,134 0.85 380,442244.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 136,174 0.09 508,014-73.19
75 Nickel and articles thereof 146,755 0.10 28,958406.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,308,503 4.09 829,275660.73
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 136,213 0.09 209,365-34.94
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 23,741 0.02 4,830391.53
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,800 0.00 31,674-81.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,169,607 2.06 1,550,321104.45
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 2,336,501 1.52 2,309,0401.19
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 1,154,196 0.75 2,14553,708.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 876,091 0.57 162,887437.85
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 160,839 0.10 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 362,750 0.24 941,375-61.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 717 0.00 58,557-98.78
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 65,938 0.04 58,60512.51
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 1,407,610 0.91 712,77797.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 195,400 0.13 86,551125.76
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 106,365 0.07 7,5661,305.83
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9,965 0.01 1,278679.73
SS Classified 4,327,673 2.81 3 556 80121.67

Russia’s Imports from Canada

The major share of Russian imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.34% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (41.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.77% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (21.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.42% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (11.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.89% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (8.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.18% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (1.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $3,814,726;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,102,253;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,134,154;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,038,551;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $1,915,245;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,275,157;
  • 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 $1,181,288;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,102,219;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $986,477.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $3,245,826;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,949,066.
Russia’s imports from Canada in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
01 Live animals 4,467,275 1.68 4,395,5451.63
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,208,321 1.58 2,293,07683.52
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,717,315 0.65 1,591,3387.92
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 231 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 28,887 0.01 5,747402.64
10 Cereals 94,753 0.04 89,0596.39
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 89 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,634,816 0.61 1,723,849-5.16
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 59,493 0.02 37,43158.94
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 277,863 0.10 65,575323.73
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 147,987 0.06 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 130,450 0.05 68,76989.69
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 631 0.00 24,875-97.46
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 124 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 67,303 0.03 277,834-75.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,033,707 0.39 837,77623.39
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 343,192 0.13 159,325115.40
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,123,973 3.05 11,369,799-28.55
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 73,603 0.03 63,54015.84
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 30,853 0.01 45,757-32.57
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,101,169 1.17 2,764,08812.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,000,515 0.38 1,098,056-8.88
29 Organic chemicals 1,744,940 0.66 642,721171.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 26,337,804 9.90 26,707,920-1.39
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 4,243-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,172,244 0.44 596,29396.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,953,376 1.86 2,819,22275.70
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 2,281,351 0.86 2,113,5907.94
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 300,070 0.11 13,3022,155.83
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 15,267 0.01 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,098 0.00 661,563.64
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,515,282 0.57 1,687,956-10.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,725,492 1.02 2,909,623-6.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,569,697 0.97 2,450,3794.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39,424 0.01 68,766-42.67
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 155,194 0.06 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 171,897 0.06 268,184-35.90
45 Cork and articles of cork 664 0.00 511,201.96
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 50,032 0.02 46,3737.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 125,005 0.05 36,350243.89
54 Man-made filaments 44,816 0.02 6966,339.08
55 Man-made staple fibers 168 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,013 0.00 36,256-88.93
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 71,959 0.03 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 297,040 0.11 97,044206.09
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 210,133-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 142,064 0.05 89,03259.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 168,804 0.06 14,4831,065.53
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 150,277 0.06 206,247-27.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,156 0.00 461,537-99.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 342 0.00 122180.33
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 178 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3,782 0.00 1782,024.72
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 213,169 0.08 458,983-53.56
69 Ceramic products 79,894 0.03 4,6241,627.81
70 Glass and glassware 218,367 0.08 79,498174.68
72 Iron and steel 877,777 0.33 984,404-10.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,440,213 2.80 10,389,279-28.39
74 Copper and articles thereof 110,163 0.04 463,284-76.22
75 Nickel and articles thereof 173,686 0.07 192,418-9.74
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,897,531 0.71 622,374204.89
79 Zinc and articles thereof 439 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 338 0.00 2,841-88.10
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 485,782 0.18 294,81964.77
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,734,236 1.40 2,747,75935.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 953,112 0.36 689,01938.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 54,661,278 20.54 55,342,111-1.23
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 14,163,715 5.32 12,982,4279.10
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 16,113 0.01 16,240-0.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,524,418 2.45 3,422,16590.65
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,443,213 1.67 628,487606.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,571,915 4.35 9,533,36421.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 24,156 0.01 1,3511,688.01
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 15,146 0.01 188,807-91.98
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 166,738 0.06 112,94447.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 623,703 0.23 669,392-6.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 140,702 0.05 143,585-2.01
SS Classified 85,974,545 32.31 26 923 979219.32
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia