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

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with New Zealand was $64,440,552, down 36.37% ($36,839,808) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2021 were $3,156,342, down 89.87% ($28,000,691) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2021 were $61,284,210, down 12.61% ($8,839,117) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2021 was $58,127,868, a 49.17% increase ($19,161,574) over the 2nd quarter of 2020.

New Zealand was Russia’s 96th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 80th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0341% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0830% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

New Zealand was Russia’s 143rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 90th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0027% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0446% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

New Zealand was Russia’s 71st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 65th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0826% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1346% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

The major share of Russian exports to New Zealand 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) - 22.64% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.54% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 22.61% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.77% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.54% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.37% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (96.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $852,693;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $553,525;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $504,263;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $105,039;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $82,600;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $73,311;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $37,571;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $24,685;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $24,473;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $14,608.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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 $30,093,094;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $162,954;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $17,494;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $17,030;
  • 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) - a decrease of $13,986;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $10,833.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 46 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,322 0.07 0
10 Cereals 56 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,249 0.04 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 108 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,451 0.05 522177.97
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,985 0.06 1,9740.56
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,243 0.07 1631,276.07
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,492 0.17 1,529259.19
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,573 0.14 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 351,944 11.15 278,63326.31
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 30,093,094-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 43 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 14,608 0.46 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,199 0.20 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 226 0.01 229-1.31
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,290 0.04 232456.03
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 182 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 40,005 1.27 2,4341,543.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 651,634 20.65 147,371342.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 413 0.01 17,907-97.69
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 73 0.00 235-68.94
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 713,535 22.61 160,010345.93
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 209 0.01 265-21.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 50 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 33 0.00 162,987-99.98
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7,740 0.25 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 89 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 390-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 101 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,314 0.36 28,344-60.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 171 0.01 219-21.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,451 0.05 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 20 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 889,743 28.19 37,0502,301.47
69 Ceramic products 71 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 4,675 0.15 544759.38
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 17-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,062 0.10 13,895-77.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,651 0.08 513416.76
75 Nickel and articles thereof 29,565 0.94 4,880505.84
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,604 0.24 2,509203.07
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 440 0.01 3,334-86.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 167-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 149,684 4.74 44,645235.28
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 105,759 3.35 108,693-2.70
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,907 0.12 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 104,772 3.32 22,172372.54
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,418 0.08 1,62049.26
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 6,467 0.20 20,453-68.38
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24,473 0.78 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 196 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 86.65% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (82.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.69% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (7.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.13% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (5.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.02% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (0.35% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.33% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (4.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3,181,018;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $880,000;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $668,907;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $358,524;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $337,982;
  • 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 $222,629.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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 $4,973,496;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $3,085,763;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $2,252,717;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $2,042,751;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,093,131;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $786,270.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,241,835 2.03 572,928116.75
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,544,156 7.41 4,725,287-3.83
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 26,567,349 43.35 31,540,845-15.77
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8,257 0.01 1,517444.30
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 432,674 0.71 455,891-5.09
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9,136,790 14.91 11,389,507-19.78
10 Cereals 0 0.00 48,871-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 482,256 0.79 482,336-0.02
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,183 0.00 2,104-43.77
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 89,073-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 63,999 0.10 32,77795.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,249,393 3.67 3,035,663-25.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,222 0.00 1,29571.58
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 3,951-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,370,729 13.66 5,189,71161.29
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,141 0.01 101,466-94.93
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 840-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 15,481 0.03 5,943160.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 273,506 0.45 135,810101.39
31 Fertilizers 135 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 4,074-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26,586 0.04 28,995-8.31
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 0.00 404-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,226,293 2.00 3,269,044-62.49
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 880,292 1.44 292301,369.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 70,254 0.11 43,88760.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 39,243 0.06 16,909132.08
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 27,664 0.05 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 150 0.00 496-69.76
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2,412 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 28,042 0.05 13,719104.40
45 Cork and articles of cork 67 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 2-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,944 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 93,471 0.15 71,56130.62
52 Cotton 1,095 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 54 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 195-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,367 0.00 1,888-27.60
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 529,400 0.86 170,876209.82
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 235-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 4,847-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 160 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,852 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 118,449 0.19 188,219-37.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 23,357 0.04 18,44426.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,447 0.01 3,092,210-99.79
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 47,396 0.08 17,807166.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9,341 0.02 17,312-46.04
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,541,599 2.52 1,203,61728.08
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 925,898 1.51 703,26931.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,351 0.01 2,66463.33
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 92,482 0.15 44,919105.89
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,146,713 3.50 3,239,844-33.74
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 599-100.00
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 4,028 0.01 143,102-97.19
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,681 0.02 6,32368.92
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,561 0.00 1,75945.59
SS Classified 22,455 0.04 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia