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

Russia’s Trade with Norway

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Norway totaled $531,568,940, up 45.72% ($166,772,959) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $331,342,147, up 26.81% ($70,051,597) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $200,226,793, up 93.45% ($96,721,362) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2021 was $131,115,354, a 16.90% decrease ($26,669,765) over the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Norway was Russia’s 53rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2809% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2990% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Norway was Russia’s 50th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 48th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2881% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3737% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Norway was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 60th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2698% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1987% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Norway

The major share of Russian exports to Norway 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) - 42.04% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (24.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 32.27% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (55.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.54% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (9.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.71% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (4.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.89% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (1.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.63% of Russia’s total exports to Norway (3.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $35,178,556;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $25,862,068;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $13,706,962;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $10,825,900;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,904,835;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4,881,545;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $4,540,294;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $4,350,177;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,403,982;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,163,459;
  • 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 $2,053,830;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1,327,158;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1,312,608.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Norway 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 $33,985,576;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5,339,894;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $4,349,277;
  • 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 $1,262,165.
Russia’s exports to Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,226 0.00 6,543-65.98
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 15,609,780 4.71 4,783,880226.30
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 553 0.00 2,065-73.22
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,900,780 0.57 588,172223.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 187 0.00 1,945-90.39
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 109 0.00 692-84.25
10 Cereals 16 0.00 976,898-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 14,043,337 4.24 9,503,04347.78
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 4-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 74,968,944 22.63 39,790,38888.41
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 217 0.00 3,027-92.83
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 264,627-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 723-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,036 0.00 730863.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 15,613 0.00 28,477-45.17
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 409 0.00 945-56.72
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 621,398 0.19 532,76916.64
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 32,120,204 9.69 6,258,136413.26
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11,354,055 3.43 15,703,332-27.70
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,472,045 0.44 1,307,20012.61
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 94,098,526 28.40 128,084,102-26.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,181,271 0.66 3,443,436-36.65
29 Organic chemicals 290,041 0.09 1,23523,385.10
31 Fertilizers 2,785,816 0.84 622,357347.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,215 0.00 1,613223.31
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,149 0.00 2282,158.33
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 3,125 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 176-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,168-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 202,021 0.06 728,199-72.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,132,425 3.06 5,782,24875.23
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 701 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,806,957 1.75 3,402,97570.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 459,159 0.14 357,95328.27
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 59,517 0.02 52,29113.82
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 30-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 540 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 2,679-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,900 0.00 2,511134.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 630,132 0.19 519,97121.19
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,870 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 2,001-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 446,718 0.13 554,017-19.37
69 Ceramic products 120,985 0.04 79,09252.97
70 Glass and glassware 1,161,334 0.35 508,096128.57
72 Iron and steel 9,756,101 2.94 2,851,266242.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,831,729 2.06 1,950,184250.31
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,276 0.00 746,700.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 34,830,082 10.51 21,123,12064.89
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 2,430-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 68,724 0.02 8,446713.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,607 0.00 2,649224.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,759,702 0.53 7,099,596-75.21
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 1,914,614 0.58 2,292,701-16.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 141,244 0.04 75,09688.08
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,327,158 0.40 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 243,002 0.07 88,604174.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 84 0.00 2,816-97.02
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 3,895,904 1.18 1,842,074111.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18,554 0.01 17,0998.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 78 0.00 26,142-99.70
SS Classified 22,977 0.01 8 346175.31

Russia’s Imports from Norway

The major share of Russian imports from Norway 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) - 58.66% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (47.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.23% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (26.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.45% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (12.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.21% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (7.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.67% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (2.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.44% of Russia’s total imports from Norway (2.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Norway 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 $53,786,847;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15,535,434;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $11,773,972;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $5,045,391;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,360,373;
  • 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 $2,178,411;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,077,827;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1,341,680;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,160,540;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $878,100;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $749,979;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $685,667;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $613,271.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Norway 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 $1,290,910;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $695,462.
Russia’s imports from Norway in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
01 Live animals 104,914 0.05 354,237-70.38
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 22,180,483 11.08 17,135,09229.44
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,490 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 10 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 515 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,005,226 0.50 391,955156.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 76,411 0.04 31,447142.98
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 27,163 0.01 19,64738.26
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 2,722-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 376,552 0.19 458,216-17.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 205,076 0.10 186,4979.96
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 20,520,720 10.25 8,746,748134.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,890,514 1.44 1,548,83486.63
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 695,462-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 19-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,822,292 2.41 2,643,88182.39
29 Organic chemicals 400,675 0.20 648,540-38.22
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,706,615 0.85 1,409,57921.07
31 Fertilizers 1,426,263 0.71 1,146,31424.42
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,253,880 0.63 1,380,624-9.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 79,366 0.04 233,217-65.97
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 1,220,534 0.61 534,867128.19
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 640,014 0.32 229,909178.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 901,993 0.45 900,1320.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,270,477 3.13 3,910,10460.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 193,751 0.10 187,7733.18
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,592 0.00 2,615-0.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 538,914 0.27 360,20349.61
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 36-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 577,651 0.29 191,864201.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 203,374 0.10 88222,958.28
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 29,271 0.01 40,058-26.93
52 Cotton 11,535 0.01 2,288404.15
54 Man-made filaments 17,322 0.01 22,878-24.29
55 Man-made staple fibers 7,972 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,046,060 1.52 2,167,96040.50
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 199 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 424 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 188 0.00 7,972-97.64
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16,736 0.01 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 171,968 0.09 113,30851.77
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 43,738 0.02 55,854-21.69
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 33 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 101,966 0.05 9,1341,016.33
69 Ceramic products 40,380 0.02 58,799-31.33
70 Glass and glassware 574 0.00 50613.44
72 Iron and steel 4,561,668 2.28 3,401,12834.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,251,955 2.12 2,174,12895.57
74 Copper and articles thereof 307,762 0.15 158,04694.73
75 Nickel and articles thereof 534,940 0.27 671,325-20.32
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 464,715 0.23 971,374-52.16
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 138-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 152,725 0.08 389,187-60.76
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 9,670 0.00 14,486-33.25
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 118,064 0.06 446,943-73.58
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 38,551 0.02 4,953678.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 36,652,764 18.31 21,117,33073.57
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 3,669,128 1.83 3,670,253-0.03
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 11,116 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,180,827 0.59 430,848174.07
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 70,966,868 35.44 17,180,021313.08
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,971,853 2.48 6,262,763-20.61
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 10,269 0.01 42,381-75.77
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 446,539 0.22 345,44329.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 732,370 0.37 383,56490.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,409 0.00 10,947-41.45
SS Classified 16,769 0.01 0
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia