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

Russia’s Trade with New Zealand

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with New Zealand was $67,101,119, down 27.21% ($25,084,351) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2021 were $11,668,489, down 68.95% ($25,910,678) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $55,432,630, up 1.51% ($826,327) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $43,764,141, a 157.03% increase ($26,737,005) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

New Zealand was Russia’s 101st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 82nd in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0322% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0675% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

New Zealand was Russia’s 128th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 89th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0087% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0478% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

New Zealand was Russia’s 73rd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 71st in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0738% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0943% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to New Zealand

The major share of Russian exports to New Zealand 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) - 78.83% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.58% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.73% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.34% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (1.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.88% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.25% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (0.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to New Zealand (95.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $7,935,106;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $534,096;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $453,007;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $382,640;
  • 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 $330,016;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $108,135;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $74,164;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $52,171.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd 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 $35,742,659;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $83,549;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $45,015.
Russia’s exports to New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 686 0.01 46348.16
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 126-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 437 0.00 1,887-76.84
10 Cereals 375 0.00 33810.95
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 20,164 0.17 14,54938.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 731 0.01 208251.44
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 935 0.01 53574.77
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 11,441 0.10 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,467 0.03 2,17259.62
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,403 0.05 4,67436.99
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,345 0.08 4,020132.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9,167 0.08 8,11213.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,119 0.03 6,255-50.14
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 269,667 2.31 314,682-14.30
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 609 0.01 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 5,710-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 200-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 35,742,659-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 330,016 2.83 0
29 Organic chemicals 294 0.00 13,875-97.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 6,355-100.00
31 Fertilizers 8,055,708 69.04 120,6026,579.58
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 113 0.00 26334.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,467 0.04 4,829-7.50
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 387 0.00 192101.56
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 111 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 790,415 6.77 256,319208.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,987 0.15 6,473162.43
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,683 0.01 1312,846.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 766,280 6.57 383,64099.74
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,602 0.01 27,602-94.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 204 0.00 7,947-97.43
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 620,204 5.32 167,197270.94
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,074 0.02 1,35553.06
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24,979 0.21 12,59998.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10,228 0.09 2148,604.76
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,588 0.09 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 267 0.00 14288.03
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 786 0.01 180336.67
69 Ceramic products 884 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 840 0.01 7985.26
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 104-100.00
72 Iron and steel 1,585 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 57,470 0.49 5,299984.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,330 0.05 740755.41
75 Nickel and articles thereof 108,135 0.93 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 79,432 0.68 5,2681,407.82
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,855 0.05 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,369 0.03 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 231,299 1.98 314,848-26.54
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 45,302 0.39 20,297123.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30 0.00 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 101,500 0.87 90,35712.33
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,101 0.10 8,45431.31
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2 0.00 80-97.50
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,771 0.07 2,712186.54
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 23,309 0.20 1,5921,364.13
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,415 0.04 503777.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,921 0.05 2582,194.96
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 11,900-100.00

Russia’s Imports from New Zealand

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 79.26% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (77.44% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.02% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (13.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.82% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.17% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (1.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.41% of Russia’s total imports from New Zealand (6.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $3,818,823;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2,023,913;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,652,934;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,179,099;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $796,205;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $383,634;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $308,251.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $3,337,699;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $2,710,181;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $917,363;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $510,726;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $508,588;
  • 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 $449,922;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $327,310;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $240,066;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $177,940.
Russia’s imports from New Zealand in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,302,046 2.35 505,841157.40
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,997,050 9.01 2,973,13768.07
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 15,343,478 27.68 16,260,841-5.64
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 51,438 0.09 157,452-67.33
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 658,662 1.19 275,028139.49
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9,192,449 16.58 12,530,148-26.64
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 120,328 0.22 116,9072.93
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 1,218-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,138 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,206 0.02 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 35,290-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,053,679 5.51 1,874,58062.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 4,119-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9,206,743 16.61 7,553,80921.88
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 11,231-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 6,114 0.01 2,507143.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,291 0.01 133,029-94.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 4,458-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 45,382 0.08 55,442-18.15
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 6,096-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,855,108 6.95 36,28510,524.52
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 375,008 0.68 66,757461.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 30,588 0.06 270,654-88.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,449 0.03 27,181-39.48
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 13,528 0.02 7,14589.34
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 105 0.00 51105.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 55,013 0.10 15,409257.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 50-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,409 0.01 2,27993.46
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 49,555 0.09 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 1,055-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 325 0.00 1,250-74.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 383-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,823 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 598,391 1.08 573,7684.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 35 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 348-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,533 0.00 276,550.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 36,451 0.07 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 100,512 0.18 427,822-76.51
74 Copper and articles thereof 20,276 0.04 12,54061.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 11,533 0.02 2,721,714-99.58
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 31,018 0.06 208,958-85.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 64,678 0.12 15,135327.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,065,260 3.73 2,575,986-19.83
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 462,412 0.83 912,334-49.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,339 0.00 30,825-92.41
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 34,128 0.06 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,547,220 6.40 4,055,808-12.54
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 6,742-100.00
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 59,016 0.11 124,881-52.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 541 0.00 196176.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 372 0.00 9,612-96.13
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia