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Russian trade in goods with Israel 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 Israel in the third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Israel

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Israel totaled $684,533,171, up 27.09% ($145,910,339) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Israel in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $516,863,493, up 32.18% ($125,841,183) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Israel in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $167,669,678, up 13.60% ($20,069,156) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Israel in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $349,193,815, a 43.45% increase ($105,772,027) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Israel was Russia’s 49th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 44th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3284% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3944% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Israel was Russia’s 47th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 39th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3875% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.4971% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Israel was Russia’s 51st largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2233% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2548% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Israel

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 26.17% of Russia’s total exports to Israel (12.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 22.07% of Russia’s total exports to Israel (20.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.85% of Russia’s total exports to Israel (19.77% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 17.66% of Russia’s total exports to Israel (10.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.62% of Russia’s total exports to Israel (5.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.56% of Russia’s total exports to Israel (4.35% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Israel 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 $68,932,466;
  • 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 $48,954,105;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $19,750,942;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $17,152,563;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $14,875,032;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $14,632,572;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $13,009,256;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $7,018,269;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $5,128,141;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $4,057,577;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,426,103;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2,050,806.

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

  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $1,690,522.
Russia’s exports to Israel in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 148 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 130,035 0.03 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 57,321 0.01 66,292-13.53
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8,223 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,389,633 0.27 115,3291,104.93
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 23,521 0.00 5840,453.45
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,129,997 0.22 561,843101.12
10 Cereals 78,433,836 15.17 65,424,58019.88
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,386,009 0.27 719,76292.56
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 163,791 0.03 34,150379.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,474,683 1.25 2,417,106167.87
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 13,536 0.00 16,135-16.11
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 204,543 0.04 300,069-31.83
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 805,104 0.16 841,576-4.33
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 800,629 0.15 680,78017.60
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,300,973 0.25 1,393,824-6.66
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,571,212 0.69 3,528,3411.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,419,274 0.27 1,164,49721.88
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 132,051 0.03 57,824128.37
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17,221,112 3.33 2,588,540565.28
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 96,850,944 18.74 77,100,00225.62
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,250,627 0.63 1,912,13570.00
29 Organic chemicals 234,216 0.05 120,34294.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 34,485 0.01 25,48435.32
31 Fertilizers 16,909,401 3.27 9,891,13270.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 68,954 0.01 55,34624.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,537,900 0.30 26,4315,718.55
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 42,693 0.01 412,759-89.66
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 84-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,220 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,575,997 0.89 2,525,19181.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,080,098 1.37 1,951,957262.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 188,394 0.04 107,06575.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 14,384 0.00 2,243541.28
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 29,126,696 5.64 14,251,664104.37
45 Cork and articles of cork 676 0.00 124445.16
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 8-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,904,924 0.37 833,326128.59
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,103,757 1.57 5,677,65442.73
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 237,038 0.05 269,917-12.18
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 6 0.00 0
52 Cotton 60 0.00 51,100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 31 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 86 0.00 1,500-94.27
55 Man-made staple fibers 161 0.00 79103.80
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,515 0.00 548358.94
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 95 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,162 0.00 3351,142.39
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 46,666-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 20 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 49,161 0.01 31,73954.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 31,616 0.01 28,39111.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 46,961 0.01 27,18572.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 21,594 0.00 4,321399.75
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,411 0.00 2,03267.86
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 214-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4,358 0.00 9,614-54.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,579,834 0.31 3,270,356-51.69
69 Ceramic products 98,301 0.02 50,63194.15
70 Glass and glassware 748,059 0.14 169,731340.73
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 91,257,745 17.66 42,303,640115.72
72 Iron and steel 112,299,656 21.73 43,367,190158.95
73 Articles of iron or steel 400,911 0.08 55,278625.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,989 0.00 742,600.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 12,195-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 20,940,312 4.05 3,787,749452.84
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,467,249 0.28 2,061,565-28.83
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11,784 0.00 5,191127.01
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 116,014 0.02 107,5907.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 535,520 0.10 583,792-8.27
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 602,627 0.12 571,4685.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 108,442 0.02 80135,452.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 362,768 0.07 1,281,508-71.69
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 608 0.00 44137.87
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,856 0.00 5,329-46.41
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 762,878 0.15 699,9918.98
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 61,379 0.01 94,490-35.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 436,341 0.08 280,33955.65
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 119 0.00 3,839-96.90
SS Classified 73,829 0.01 97 083 711-99.92

Russia’s Imports from Israel

The major share of Russian imports from Israel 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) - 40.04% of Russia’s total imports from Israel (49.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.99% of Russia’s total imports from Israel (25.35% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.12% of Russia’s total imports from Israel (9.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.20% of Russia’s total imports from Israel (5.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.15% of Russia’s total imports from Israel (3.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.03% of Russia’s total imports from Israel (1.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $6,160,226;
  • 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 $5,101,260;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4,795,843;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,353,590;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,401,311;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $2,116,250;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,369,643;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $925,112;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $791,270;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $752,888;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $743,497;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $634,257;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $508,180.

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

  • 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 $7,403,456;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $919,369;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $833,568;
  • 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) - a decrease of $520,187.
Russia’s imports from Israel in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 123,896 0.07 105,02817.96
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 688 0.00 1,930-64.35
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,592,121 1.55 475,871444.71
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,570,175 5.11 2,409,949255.62
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,035,596 4.79 4,682,00671.63
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 122,531 0.07 160,852-23.82
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 38,564 0.02 23,85961.63
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 262,953 0.16 493,541-46.72
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 7,030 0.00 4,86544.50
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 223,614 0.13 129,73872.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 427,878 0.26 61,075600.58
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 21,391 0.01 8,225160.07
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 130,340 0.08 101,63328.25
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,991,293 2.98 4,066,18122.75
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 823,507 0.49 890,002-7.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 648,523 0.39 147,261340.39
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,317,158 0.79 1,526,613-13.72
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 417,973 0.25 202,176106.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,651,009 0.98 1,719,943-4.01
29 Organic chemicals 1,690,255 1.01 937,36780.32
30 Pharmaceutical products 9,798,661 5.84 5,002,81895.86
31 Fertilizers 81,135 0.05 64,79525.22
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,218,799 1.92 2,475,30230.04
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,896,580 4.71 8,308,548-4.96
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 2,723,902 1.62 2,830,199-3.76
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 148,838 0.09 35,772316.07
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 226,010 0.13 69,500225.19
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 470,599 0.28 1,389,968-66.14
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,666,051 9.94 14,264,74016.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 677,332 0.40 318,264112.82
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 120,843 0.07 142,800-15.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 21,106 0.01 3895,325.71
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 599,360 0.36 595,2280.69
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 863,243 0.51 355,063143.12
52 Cotton 657,633 0.39 602,2259.20
54 Man-made filaments 47,638 0.03 51,108-6.79
55 Man-made staple fibers 11,459 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,148,829 2.47 3,514,57218.05
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 232,867 0.14 354,198-34.26
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 7,468 0.00 1,202521.30
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 63 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 33,351 0.02 35,889-7.07
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 140,872 0.08 227,398-38.05
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 364,559 0.22 617,107-40.92
69 Ceramic products 136 0.00 295,003-99.95
70 Glass and glassware 68,950 0.04 188,964-63.51
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 779,799 0.47 672,26516.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 553,336 0.33 800,663-30.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,626 0.00 10,573-75.16
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 57,003 0.03 38,19349.25
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 643 0.00 13,525-95.25
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,033,057 4.79 7,570,7786.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 74,919 0.04 232,026-67.71
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,575,915 8.69 13,206,27210.37
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 33,641,620 20.06 41,045,076-18.04
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 0 0.00 520,187-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 87,772 0.05 921,340-90.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,823,983 11.23 18,032,7134.39
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 92-100.00
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 9,517,982 5.68 4,416,722115.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 51,725 0.03 139,751-62.99
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,622 0.00 10,776-57.11
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 20,191 0.01 0
SS Classified 121,706 0.07 80 40351.37
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia