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17.05.2016



Russian Federation's imports of zinc and articles thereof (79 HS Code) in 2015


In 2015 the volume of imported zinc and articles thereof (79 HS Code) volume decreased by 24% and reached 70.9 million USD compared to 93.1 million USD in 2014 (see Figure 1).


Russian Federation's imports represent 0.51% of world imports for this product. Its ranking in world imports is 32.



Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of zinc and articles thereof, million USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of zinc and articles thereof, million USD.png



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



2015 showed a large rise in Russian imports of zinc waste and scrap (+189%). At the same time the imports of articles of zinc nes (-42%) showed a significant fall (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, %

7901

Unwrought zinc

$77,450

$59,844

-23%

84%

7903

Zinc dust, powders and flakes

$4,690

$4,375

-7%

6%

7907

Articles of zinc nes

$6,847

$4,002

-42%

6%

7905

Zinc plates, sheets, strip and foil

$2,196

$1,556

-29%

2%

7904

Zinc bars, rods, profiles and wire

$1,875

$1,085

-42%

2%

7902

Zinc waste and scrap

$9

$26

189%

0.04%



Figure 2. Structure of zinc and articles thereof Exports to Russia in 2015. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 2. Structure of zinc and articles thereof Exports to Russia in 2015.png



The main exporters supplying zinc and articles thereof to the Russian Federation in 2015 were: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Germany, Republic of Korea, Belgium, China, South Africa.


2015 showed a significant rise in Russian imports from United Kingdom (+313%). At the same time the imports from United States of America (-85%) showed a significant fall (see Table 2, Figure 3).



Table 2. The main exporters supplying zinc and articles thereof to Russia in 2015.


Exporters

Volume in 2014, USD thousand

Volume in 2015, USD thousand

Change in 2015, %

Share in total product imports, %

World

$93,067

$70,887

-24%

100%

Kazakhstan

$48,381

$37,797

-22%

53%

Uzbekistan

$26,943

$21,940

-19%

31%

Germany

$5,314

$3,083

-42%

4%

Korea, Republic of

$1,614

$2,266

40%

3%

Belgium

$1,031

$1,202

17%

2%

China

$1,523

$1,087

-29%

2%

South Africa

$616

$574

-7%

1%

Poland

$1,065

$407

-62%

1%

Finland

$165

$400

142%

1%

Belarus

$346

$288

-17%

0.4%

United Kingdom

$69

$285

313%

0.4%

United States of America

$1,681

$247

-85%

0.3%

Romania

$405

$227

-44%

0.3%

Turkey

$702

$181

-74%

0.3%

France

$389

$167

-57%

0.2%

Italy

$260

$147

-43%

0.2%

Austria

$165

$94

-43%

0.1%

Norway

$73

$83

14%

0.1%

Spain

$42

$73

74%

0.1%



Figure 3. The main exporters supplying zinc and articles thereof to Russia in 2015.

Figure 3. The main exporters supplying zinc and articles thereof to Russia in 2015.png




EXPORTS FROM RUSSIA


In 2015 volume of exported zinc and articles thereof (79 HS Code) decreased by 35% and reached 68.6 million USD compared to 106.3 million USD in 2014 (see Figure 4).


Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of zinc and articles thereof, million USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of zinc and articles thereof, million USD.png




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