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20 November 2018

Overview of Russia imports from NON-CIS Countries in October 2018

According preliminary data of Federal Customs Service of Russian import from foreign countries amounted $ 18 554.1 million, which is on 9.9% more than last month and on 0.8% more than the same period last year.

Imported goods can ve divided into 4 group: groceries and raw material for it production, chemical products, machine-building products, textiles and footwear.

Volume of import according of October 2018
compared with same reporting period of last year

Positive trend
(y-o-y)

Negative trend
(y-o-y)

Machine-building products
$ 9 390.4 million ↓ 1.2%
Electrical equipment
$ 2 712.7 million ↑ 7.5%
Mean of land transport
$ 2 013.3 million ↑ 6.1%
Tools
$ 614.4 million ↑ 11.8%
Locomotive
$ 22.5 million ↑ 2%
Mechanical equipment
$ 3 433.5 million ↓ 11%
Aircraft
$ 507.7 million ↓ 8.8%
Vessel and floating equipment
$ 86.4 million ↓ 10%
Chemical products
$ 3 462.5 million ↓ 0.7%
Polymers, rubber
$ 1 057.2 million ↑ 3%
Organic and Inorganic Chemistry products
$ 557.3 million ↑ 15.4%
Soap and synthetic detergents
$ 134.6 million ↑ 22.6%
Pharmaceuticals
$ 870.6 million ↓ 10.3%
Perfumery and beautiercraft products
$ 316.8 million ↓ 7.2%
Groceries
$ 1 987.9 million ↓ 5%
Alcohol and non-alcohol beverages
$ 247.4 million ↑ 0.7%
Vegetable oil
$ 114.7 million ↑ 14.7%
Dairy products
$ 54.2 million ↑ 19.8%
Fruit and nuts
$ 312 million ↓ 11%
Fish
$ 149.2 million ↓ 9.4%
Meat
$ 129.2 million ↓ 29.2%
Tobacco
$ 78.1 million ↓ 2.3%
Sugar
$ 23.9 million ↓ 13.6%
Vegetable
$ 34.6 million ↓ 20.1%
Grain
$ 8.69 million ↓ 1.2%
Textiles and footwear
$ 1 009.4 million ↑ 4.6%
Textile
$ 269.2 million ↑ 1.3%
Clothers
$ 61.2 million ↑ 17.5%
Chemical fibers
$ 44.3 million ↑ 14.7%
Cemical treads
$ 40.4 million ↑ 45.3%
Textile materials
$ 29.5 million ↑ 20.6%
Knitted fabrics
$ 19.8 million ↑ 49.1%
Cotton
$ 18.5 million ↑ 34.8%
Knit-wear clothes
$ 242.3 million ↓ 0.8%
Footwear
$ 206.3 million ↓ 2.2%

Since the beginning of the year, in the period from January to October 2018, volume of Russian import from foreign countries amounted to $ 174,821.3 million, which is 7.1% more than in January-October 2017. 

Foreign countries including countries of the European Union; they account for more than 40% of total Russian imports, countries of the Asia-Pacific region – more than 30% and the Eurasian Economic Union – a little more than 8%. The leaders in terms of products imported into Russia include China, Germany and the Netherlands.