Date,
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03.03.2016



Leningrad region Foreign Trade in 2015


In 2015 Leningrad region foreign trade volume decreased by 35% and reached 12.8 billion USD compared to 19.7 billion USD in 2014.


Imports to Leningrad region fell by 28% to 3 billion USD while exports from Leningrad region fell by 37% to 9.8 billion USD (see Figure 1).



Figure 1. Leningrad region Foreign trade, Exports and Imports, billion USD, 2015. Source: Russian Federal Customs Service of Russia.

Figure 1. Leningrad region Foreign trade, Exports and Imports, billion USD, 2015.png



Leningrad region Imports


In 2015 Leningrad region imported the following products (see Figure 2, Table 1):


▪ Food Products and raw materials (38%)

▪ Engineering products (33%)

▪ Chemical products, rubber (14%)

▪ Metals and products from them (5%)

▪ Wood and pulp and paper products (5%)

▪ Textiles, textile products and footwear (3%)

▪ Mineral products (1%)



Figure 2. Structure of Leningrad region Imports in 2015. Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia.

Figure 2. Structure of Leningrad region Imports in 2015.png



Table 1. Key products imported to Leningrad region in 2015. Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia.


Product HS Code

Product Type

Volume, 2015, USD thousand

Share in total product imports, %

01-24

Food Products and raw materials

$1,142,149

38%

84-90

Engineering products

$1,007,611

33%

28-40

Chemical products, rubber

$416,137

14%

72-83

Metals and products from them

$155,558

5%

44-49

Wood and pulp and paper products

$146,866

5%

50-67

Textiles, textile products and footwear

$100,573

3%

25-27

Mineral products

$27,162

1%

41-43

Tanning raw materials, furs and products

$1,593

0.10%


Other products

$46,858

2%



Leningrad region Exports


Leningrad region primarily exports the following products (see Figure 3, Table 2):


▪ Mineral products (80%)

▪ Chemical products, rubber (10%)

▪ Wood and pulp and paper products (5%)

▪ Food Products and raw materials (2%)

▪ Metals and products from them (2%)

▪ Engineering products (1%)



Figure 3. Structure of Leningrad region Exports, 2015. Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia.

Figure 3. Structure of Leningrad region Exports, 2015.png



Table 2. Key products exported from Leningrad region in 2015. Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia.


Product HS Code

Product Type

Volume, 2015, USD thousand

Share in total product exports, %

25-27

Mineral products

$7,790,858

80%

28-40

Chemical products, rubber

$1,002,057

10%

44-49

Wood and pulp and paper products

$447,046

5%

01-24

Food Products and raw materials

$205,887

2%

72-83

Metals and products from them

$206,156

2%

84-90

Engineering products

$84,105

1%

50-67

Textiles, textile products and footwear

$14,021

0.10%


Other products

$47,729

0.50%


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