Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade in goods with Canada in Q3 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 third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Canada

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Canada totaled $506,142,697, up 66.81% ($202,718,579) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $221,252,663, up 186.42% ($144,005,018) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $284,890,034, up 25.96% ($58,713,561) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $63,637,371, a 57.27% decrease ($85,291,457) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Canada was Russia’s 57th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2428% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2222% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Canada was Russia’s 63rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 72nd in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1659% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0982% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Canada was Russia’s 38th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 40th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3794% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3905% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Canada

The major share of Russian exports to Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 36.02% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (46.78% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 34.27% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (16.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.16% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (13.22% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.76% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (7.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.67% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (5.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.40% of Russia’s total exports to Canada (5.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $62,987,522;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $33,974,948;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $11,717,801;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $10,311,585;
  • 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 $8,956,907;
  • 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 $2,754,044;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,708,322;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,657,312;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $979,628;
  • 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 $750,300.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,430,441;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $768,102;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $751,773.
Russia’s exports to Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 0 0.00 40-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 7,675-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 22,787 0.01 177,544-87.17
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 27,752 0.01 45,078-38.44
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,726 0.00 2,86130.23
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,087 0.00 5,94519.21
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 67,696 0.03 18,562264.70
10 Cereals 737 0.00 16,774-95.61
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 101,840 0.05 284,028-64.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 53,684 0.02 2,8331,794.95
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,389 0.00 14,062-68.79
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 127,287 0.06 75,98367.52
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 62,844 0.03 60,6783.57
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 299,448 0.14 305,761-2.06
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 114,215 0.05 128,227-10.93
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 374,737 0.17 342,1089.54
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 455,872 0.21 761,337-40.12
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 591,858 0.27 648,080-8.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 117,600 0.05 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 664,272 0.30 1,277,048-47.98
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,450 0.00 9,926-65.24
26 Ores, slag and ash 513,965 0.23 772,600-33.48
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 19,744,186 8.92 9,432,601109.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 17,189,055 7.77 8,232,148108.80
29 Organic chemicals 1,518,961 0.69 539,333181.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 485 0.00 718-32.45
31 Fertilizers 43,367,527 19.60 9,392,579361.72
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 63,354 0.03 104,840-39.57
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 32,048 0.01 2,7001,086.96
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 1,056 0.00 2,886-63.41
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 118 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 20,251 0.01 129,660-84.38
39 Plastics and articles thereof 668,950 0.30 126,604428.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,838,171 7.61 17,606,273-4.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11,648 0.01 9,32324.94
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 3,980-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16,320,751 7.38 4,602,950254.57
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 102 0.00 736-86.14
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 696,555 0.31 770,224-9.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 152,231 0.07 163,934-7.14
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 532 0.00 1,993-73.31
52 Cotton 0 0.00 596-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,982 0.00 262656.49
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,782 0.00 3,355-17.08
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 397 0.00 116242.24
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,029 0.00 344199.13
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 13 0.00 1,030-98.74
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 38-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 68,431 0.03 19,821245.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 35,812 0.02 12,079196.48
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 36,171 0.02 49,257-26.57
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 110,039 0.05 91,79119.88
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9,233 0.00 2,780232.12
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 10,936-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 53,941 0.02 49,2339.56
69 Ceramic products 28,581 0.01 12,319132.01
70 Glass and glassware 239,116 0.11 13,4581,676.76
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 226,593 0.10 158,67942.80
72 Iron and steel 66,898,734 30.24 3,911,2121,610.43
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,141,800 0.97 484,488342.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 943,685 0.43 776,70921.50
75 Nickel and articles thereof 185,541 0.08 221,897-16.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,616,346 2.54 7,046,787-20.30
78 Lead and articles thereof 28 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 2,034-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,983 0.00 7,956-24.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 21,177 0.01 27,319-22.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,322,135 1.95 1,613,813167.82
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 3,610,481 1.63 856,437321.57
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 750,300 0.34 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 768,796 0.35 557,49937.90
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 320,903 0.15 96,808231.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 552,458 0.25 1,304,231-57.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4,657 0.00 1924,410.53
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 37,957 0.02 40,435-6.13
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 1,488,044 0.67 1,187,87725.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 188,670 0.09 171,5419.99
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 35,872 0.02 14,534146.81
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 10,460-100.00
SS Classified 12,303,749 5.56 2 408 863410.77

Russia’s Imports from Canada

The major share of Russian imports from Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.13% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (34.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 25.93% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (33.56% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.87% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (7.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.08% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (5.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.36% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (0.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.47% of Russia’s total imports from Canada (1.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15,895,955;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $7,759,724;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $7,624,846;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $5,957,324;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,618,995;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,591,302;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,395,479;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,334,041;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,305,000;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,238,158;
  • 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 $927,218;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $879,163.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $15,545,905;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,785,533;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $2,331,739.
Russia’s imports from Canada in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 1,650,671 0.58 3,982,410-58.55
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,230,470 1.13 3,306,273-2.29
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,245,387 0.44 1,121,51911.04
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24,372 0.01 14,32470.15
10 Cereals 96,825 0.03 94,9401.99
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 69,533 0.02 28,274145.93
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 36,809 0.01 36,1541.81
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 39 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 148,523 0.05 113,72530.60
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 146,627-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 112,464 0.04 71,73456.78
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,123 0.00 12,413-82.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 150,016 0.05 202,965-26.09
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,641,115 0.58 402,957307.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,032,466 0.36 153,303573.48
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 7,291,952 2.56 7,526,539-3.12
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 7,223-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 55,407 0.02 45,85420.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,128,244 1.45 2,536,94262.73
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 215,863 0.08 15,761,768-98.63
29 Organic chemicals 2,580,205 0.91 1,275,205102.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 54,515,855 19.14 46,891,00916.26
31 Fertilizers 8,300 0.00 213,177-96.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 728,305 0.26 287,033153.74
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,174,345 1.82 2,555,350102.49
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 2,901,702 1.02 1,974,48446.96
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 18,246 0.01 102,577-82.21
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 321,173 0.11 81,365294.73
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,323 0.00 499165.13
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,679,130 0.59 1,176,84042.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,373,196 0.83 2,957,875-19.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,348,446 1.18 2,629,28027.35
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 148,514 0.05 82,95279.04
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 133,180 0.05 36,217267.73
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 401,579 0.14 278,73644.07
45 Cork and articles of cork 22 0.00 1729.41
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 139,828 0.05 69,293101.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 164,412 0.06 56,084193.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,459 0.00 6,29518.49
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 326 0.00 36,437-99.11
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 455 0.00 16,537-97.25
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 214,396 0.08 189,36513.22
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 1,257-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 303,860 0.11 137,367121.20
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,540,674 0.54 1,021,33150.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 295,839 0.10 157,01388.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,479 0.00 53,116-80.27
65 Headgear and parts thereof 654 0.00 3,091-78.84
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 105,277 0.04 42,221149.35
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 231,810 0.08 163,29741.96
69 Ceramic products 75,536 0.03 12,638497.69
70 Glass and glassware 197,727 0.07 210,134-5.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,727,838 2.36 770,514773.16
72 Iron and steel 143,387 0.05 463,789-69.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,997,472 2.81 6,663,43120.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 701,160 0.25 99,774602.75
75 Nickel and articles thereof 213,281 0.07 143,00649.14
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 428,959 0.15 291,78547.01
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 469-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 293 0.00 786-62.72
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,622-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 587,991 0.21 197,505197.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,773,465 1.32 2,945,30628.12
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 632,142 0.22 559,79612.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 62,768,537 22.03 46,872,58233.91
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 13,405,266 4.71 16,190,799-17.20
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 25,437 0.01 23,3089.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12,233,196 4.29 4,473,472173.46
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 22,703 0.01 55,249-58.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,633,336 4.08 10,237,85713.63
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 23,657 0.01 2,264944.92
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 33,709 0.01 42,688-21.03
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 251,913 0.09 216,85316.17
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,091,787 0.38 895,12421.97
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 268,412 0.09 94,344184.50
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,875 0.00 0
SS Classified 63,168,686 22.17 36 647 11472.37
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia