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04.05.2016



Russian Federation's imports of articles of iron or steel (73 HS Code) in 2015


In 2015 the volume of imported articles of iron or steel (73 HS Code) volume decreased by 42% and reached 3.97 billion USD compared to 6.90 billion USD in 2014 (see Figure 1).


Russian Federation's imports represent 2.2% of world imports for this product. Its ranking in world imports is 11.



Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of articles of iron or steel, billion USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of articles of iron or steel, billion USD.png



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


· Articles of iron or steel nes (21%)

· Iron & steel screws,bolts,nuts,coach-screws, etc (13%)

· Structures (rods,angle, plates) of iron & steel nes (13%)

· Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, or iron or steel (11%)

· Tube or pipe fittings, of iron or steel (7%)

· Iron & steel stoves,ranges,barbecues &sim non-elec dom app. (4%)

· Iron & steel tables & household articles (4%)

· Iron & steel radiators, air heaters&hot air distributors, etc. (4%)

· Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles of iron or steel, nes (4%)

· Cast articles of iron or steel nes (3%)

· Springs and leaves for springs, of iron or steel (2%)

· Chain and parts thereof, of iron or steel (2%)


2015 showed a large fall in Russian imports of structures (rods, angle, plates) of iron & steel nes (-53%) (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, %

7326

Articles of iron or steel nes

$1,403,492

$819,122

-42 %

21 %

7318

Iron & steel screws,bolts,nuts,coach-screws, etc

$756,993

$535,219

-29 %

13 %

7308

Structures (rods,angle, plates) of iron & steel nes

$1,110,226

$519,009

-53 %

13 %

7304

Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, or iron or steel

$896,254

$439,508

-51 %

11 %

7307

Tube or pipe fittings, of iron or steel

$395,199

$278,788

-29 %

7 %

7321

Iron & steel stoves,ranges,barbecues &sim non-elec dom app.

$319,951

$176,890

-45 %

4 %

7323

Iron & steel tables & household articles

$291,554

$165,433

-43 %

4 %

7322

Iron & steel radiators, air heaters&hot air distributors, etc.

$256,315

$155,923

-39 %

4 %

7306

Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles of iron or steel, nes

$220,511

$146,885

-33 %

4 %

7325

Cast articles of iron or steel nes

$211,703

$124,066

-41 %

3 %

7320

Springs and leaves for springs, of iron or steel

$158,187

$93,643

-41 %

2 %

7315

Chain and parts thereof, of iron or steel

$96,756

$74,824

-23 %

2 %




Figure 2. Structure of articles of iron or steel Exports to Russia in 2015. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 2. Structure of articles of iron or steel Exports to Russia in 2015.png




The main exporters supplying articles of iron or steel to the Russian Federation in 2015 were: China, Germany, Belarus, United States of America, Ukraine.


2015 showed a significant fall in Russian imports from Ukraine (-61%) (see Table 2, Figure 3).



Table 2. The main exporters supplying articles of iron or steel to Russia in 2015.


Exporters

Volume in 2014, USD thousand

Volume in 2015, USD thousand

Change in 2015, %

Share in total product imports, %

World

$6,904,823

$3,973,071

-42 %

100 %

China

$1,607,021

$920,018

-43 %

23 %

Germany

$830,541

$500,136

-40 %

13 %

Belarus

$411,902

$279,578

-32 %

7 %

United States of America

$349,157

$276,402

-21 %

7 %

Ukraine

$650,753

$253,903

-61 %

6 %

Italy

$438,831

$247,984

-43 %

6 %

Japan

$140,577

$127,684

-9 %

3 %

Poland

$228,710

$125,680

-45 %

3 %

Korea, Republic of

$204,771

$117,805

-42 %

3 %

Turkey

$172,636

$99,206

-43 %

2 %

France

$151,245

$84,257

-44 %

2 %

Czech Republic

$140,800

$82,125

-42 %

2 %

United Kingdom

$131,575

$81,869

-38 %

2 %

Kazakhstan

$112,392

$72,019

-36 %

2 %

Spain

$143,904

$68,911

-52 %

2 %

Finland

$85,468

$65,906

-23 %

2 %

Sweden

$102,199

$50,351

-51 %

1 %

Austria

$99,404

$47,761

-52 %

1 %

Taipei, Chinese

$59,192

$45,506

-23 %

1 %




Figure 3. The main exporters supplying articles of iron or steel to Russia in 2015.

Figure 3. The main exporters supplying articles of iron or steel to Russia in 2015.png



EXPORTS FROM RUSSIA


In 2015 volume of exported articles of iron or steel (73 HS Code) decreased by 28% and reached 2.27 billion USD compared to 3.15 billion USD in 2014 (see Figure 4).




Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of articles of iron or steel, billion USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of articles of iron or steel, billion USD.png





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