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02.11.2016




Russian Federation's imports of sugars and sugar confectionery (17 HS Code) in 2015



In 2015 the volume of imported sugars and sugar confectionery (17 HS Code) volume decreased by 26% and reached 598 million USD compared to 812 million USD in 2014 (see Figure 1).


Russian Federation's imports represent 1.4% of world imports for this product. Its ranking in world imports is 19.


Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of sugars and sugar confectionery, million USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 1. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's imports of sugars and sugar confectionery, million USD.png



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


  • Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form (33.1%)

  • Raw cane sugar, in solid form, not containing added flavouring or colouring matter (31.5%)

  • Sugar confectionery not containing cocoa, incl. white chocolate (21.5%)

  • Sugars in solid form, incl. invert sugar and chemically pure maltose (4.1%)

  • Glucose in solid form and glucose syrup, not containing added flavoring (3.9%)

  • Lactose in solid form and lactose syrup, not containing added flavoring (2.3%)

  • Chemically pure fructose in solid form (1.5%)



2015 showed a large rise in Russian imports of raw beet sugar (+2790%). At the same time the imports of cane molasses resulting from the extraction or refining of sugar (-93%) showed a significant fall (see Table 1, Figure 2).



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

Table 1. Key products imported by Russia in 2015.png


Figure 2. Structure of sugars and sugar confectionery Exports to Russia in 2015. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 2. Structure of sugars and sugar confectionery Exports to Russia in 2015.png



The main exporters supplying sugars and sugar confectionery to the Russian Federation in 2015 were: Belarus, Brazil, Cuba, China, Germany, France and Turkey.


2015 showed a significant rise in Russian imports from United Kingdom (+39%). At the same time the imports from Belgium (-48%) showed a significant fall (see Table 2, Figure 3).



Table 2. The main exporters supplying sugars and sugar confectionery to Russia in 2015.

Table 2. The main exporters supplying sugars and sugar confectionery to Russia in 2015.png




Figure 3. The main exporters supplying sugars and sugar confectionery to Russia in 2015.

Figure 3. The main exporters supplying sugars and sugar confectionery to Russia in 2015.png




EXPORTS FROM RUSSIA


In 2015 volume of exported sugars and sugar confectionery (17 HS Code) decreased by 33% and reached 175 million USD compared to 261 million USD in 2014 (see Figure 4).


Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of sugars and sugar confectionery, million USD. Source: ITC Trade Map.

Figure 4. 2010-2015 Russian Federation's exports of sugars and sugar confectionery, million USD.png







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