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19.04.2016



Russian Federation's imports of soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes (34 HS Code) in 2015


In 2015 the volume of imported soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes (34 HS Code) volume decreased by 32% and reached 1.2 billion USD compared to 1.8 billion USD in 2014 (see Figure 1).


Russian Federation's imports represent 2.9% of world imports for this product. Its ranking in world imports is 9.



Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes, billion USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes, billion USD.png



Detailed information about products imported by Russian Federation in this category:



2015 showed a significant fall in Russian imports of polishes & creams for footwear, furn, floors, glass, metal (-43%) (see Table 1, Figure 2).



Table 1. Key products imported by Russia in 2015. Source: ITC Trade Map.


Product HS Code

Product Type

Volume in 2014, USD thousand

Volume in 2015, USD thousand

Change in 2015, %

Share in total product imports, %

3402

Organic surface-active agents, washing & clean preparations, nes

$781,845

$548,119

-30%

46%

3403

Lubricating preparations, antirust or for treating textiles, leather

$544,547

$358,955

-34%

30%

3401

Soap; organic surface-active preparations for soap use

$293,355

$190,745

-35%

16%

3404

Artificial waxes & prepared waxes

$35,621

$29,229

-18%

2%

3405

Polishes & creams for footwear,furn,floors,glass,metal etc

$50,138

$28,452

-43%

2%

3407

Modeling pastes including those for children; dental wax

$35,995

$26,475

-26%

2%

3406

Candles, tapers & the like

$21,977

$12,751

-42%

1%



Figure 2. Structure of soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes Exports to Russia in 2015. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 2. Structure of soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes Exports to Russia in 2015.png



The main exporters supplying soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes to the Russian Federation in 2015 were: Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, United States of America, France.


2015 showed a significant rise in Russian imports from Czech Republic (+43%). At the same time the imports from Hungary (-57%) showed a significant fall (see Table 2, Figure 3).



Table 2. The main exporters supplying soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes to Russia in 2015.


Exporters

Volume in 2014, USD thousand

Volume in 2015, USD thousand

Change in 2015, %

Share in total product imports, %

World

$1,763,478

$1,194,725

-32%

100%

Germany

$352,271

$246,424

-30%

21%

Belgium

$106,421

$88,412

-17%

7%

United Kingdom

$71,619

$87,635

22%

7%

United States of America

$130,319

$86,730

-33%

7%

France

$139,096

$76,864

-45%

6%

Finland

$149,482

$75,204

-50%

6%

Poland

$89,273

$56,151

-37%

5%

Turkey

$85,746

$52,692

-39%

4%

Italy

$71,695

$50,318

-30%

4%

Netherlands

$60,908

$47,441

-22%

4%

Ukraine

$85,542

$36,845

-57%

3%

Czech Republic

$25,434

$36,292

43%

3%

China

$53,006

$35,367

-33%

3%

Sweden

$32,965

$25,343

-23%

2%

Spain

$25,165

$18,770

-25%

2%

Korea, Republic of

$30,258

$18,479

-39%

2%

Japan

$19,433

$17,982

-7%

2%

Belarus

$18,613

$17,586

-6%

1%

Hungary

$40,448

$17,413

-57%

1%



Figure 3. The main exporters supplying soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes to Russia in 2015.

Figure 3. The main exporters supplying soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes to Russia in 2015.png




EXPORTS FROM RUSSIA


In 2015 volume of exported soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes (34 HS Code) decreased by 13% and reached 0.39 billion USD compared to 0.45 billion USD in 2014 (see Figure 4).



Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes, billion USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes, billion USD.png




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