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13.07.2016



Russian Federation's imports of wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal (44 HS Code) in 2015


In 2015 the volume of imported wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal (44 HS Code) volume decreased by 46% and reached 0.7 billion USD compared to 1.3 billion USD in 2014 (see Figure 1).


Russian Federation's imports represent 0.55% of world imports for this product. Its ranking in world imports is 30.



Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, billion USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, billion USD.png



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


· Fibreboard of wood or other ligneous materials (33%)

· Builders' joinery & carpentry of wood (22%)

· Particle board and similar board of wood or other ligneous materials (18%)

· Articles of wood, nes (7%)

· Veneer sheets&sheets for plywood &other wood sawn lengthwise (5%)

· Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood (4%)

· Wood continuously shaped along any edges (3%)

· Tableware and kitchenware of wood (2%)

· Wood marquetry & inlaid wood; caskets & cases or cutlery of wood (2%)

· Wood sawn/chipped lengthwise, sliced/peeled (1%)

· Wooden frames for paintings,photographs, mirrors or similar objects (1%)


2015 showed a large fall in Russian imports of plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood (-61%) (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, %

4411

Fibreboard of wood or other ligneous materials

$421,899

$232,275

-45%

33%

4418

Builders' joinery & carpentry of wood

$274,914

$153,120

-44%

22%

4410

Particle board and similar board of wood or other ligneous materials

$282,195

$125,779

-55%

18%

4421

Articles of wood, nes

$81,664

$46,651

-43%

7%

4408

Veneer sheets&sheets for plywood &other wood sawn lengthwise

$53,108

$37,978

-28%

5%

4412

Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood

$64,662

$25,199

-61%

4%

4409

Wood continuously shaped along any edges

$38,732

$19,437

-50%

3%

4419

Tableware and kitchenware of wood

$31,101

$17,488

-44%

2%

4420

Wood marquetry & inlaid wood; caskets & cases or cutlery of wood

$20,397

$15,619

-23%

2%

4407

Wood sawn/chipped lengthwise, sliced/peeled

$16,709

$9,665

-42%

1%

4414

Wooden frames for paintings, photographs, mirrors or similar objects

$13,348

$8,433

-37%

1%

4415

Packaging materials of wood

$7,183

$3,793

-47%

0.5%



Figure 2. Structure of wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal Exports to Russia in 2015. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 2. Structure of wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal Exports to Russia in 2015.png



The main exporters supplying wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal to the Russian Federation in 2015 were: China, Belarus, Germany, Poland and Ukraine.


2015 showed a significant rise in Russian imports from Indonesia (+42%). At the same time the imports from Romania (-81%) showed a significant fall (see Table 2, Figure 3).




Table 2. The main exporters supplying wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal to Russia in 2015.


Exporters

Volume in 2014, USD thousand

Volume in 2015, USD thousand

Change in 2015, %

Share in total product imports, %

World

$1,323,913

$709,940

-46%

100%

China

$328,187

$138,970

-58%

20%

Belarus

$154,223

$131,836

-15%

19%

Germany

$149,932

$92,484

-38%

13%

Poland

$103,438

$61,966

-40%

9%

Ukraine

$73,970

$51,496

-30%

7%

Italy

$88,403

$49,551

-44%

7%

Belgium

$34,934

$21,213

-39%

3%

Serbia

$43,597

$20,611

-53%

3%

Turkey

$27,889

$13,119

-53%

2%

France

$15,036

$12,095

-20%

2%

Finland

$23,392

$11,700

-50%

2%

Latvia

$45,949

$11,311

-75%

2%

Romania

$53,584

$10,418

-81%

1%

Austria

$17,061

$7,500

-56%

1%

Spain

$11,413

$6,399

-44%

1%

Indonesia

$4,129

$5,853

42%

1%

Czech Republic

$6,763

$4,901

-28%

1%

Sweden

$8,649

$4,253

-51%

1%

United States of America

$14,526

$4,226

-71%

1%




Figure 3. The main exporters supplying wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal to Russia in 2015.

Figure 3. The main exporters supplying wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal to Russia in 2015.png



EXPORTS FROM RUSSIA


In 2015 volume of exported wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal (44 HS Code) decreased by 19% and reached 6.3 billion USD compared to 7.8 billion USD in 2014 (see Figure 4).



Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, billion USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, billion USD.png





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