Russia’s Top Import Partners

Russia’s Top Import Partners

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Officially named the Russian Federation, Russia is the world’s largest country in terms of geographic area. It shares land or maritime borders with 16 other countries.

The world’s eighth-largest exporter, Russia’s shipped US$526.4 billion worth of products around the globe in 2013. That figure represents 2.9% of worldwide exports estimated at $18.1 trillion.

Russia’s Top Import Partners

Below is a list of Russia’s top 15 trade partners that imported the most Russian shipments by dollar value during 2013. Also shown is each import country’s percentage share of total exports from Russia.

  1. Netherlands: $70,126,107,000 (13.3% of total Russian exports)
  2. Italy: $39,323,294,000 (7.5%)
  3. Germany: $37,027,812,000 (7%)
  4. China: $35,630,503,000 (6.8%)
  5. Turkey: $25,499,749,000 (4.8%)
  6. Ukraine: $23,795,691,000 (4.5%)
  7. Belarus: $20,027,672,000 (3.8%)
  8. Japan: $19,648,545,000 (3.7%)
  9. Poland: $19,582,165,000 (3.7%)
  10. Kazakhstan: $17,460,077,000 (3.3%)
  11. United Kingdom: $16,545,036,000 (3.1%)
  12. South Korea: $14,868,269,000 (2.8%)
  13. Finland: $13,307,818,000 (2.5%)
  14. United States: $11,238,028,000 (2.1%)
  15. Latvia: $10,333,558,000 (2%)

During 2013, almost three-quarters (71.1%) of Russian shipments were delivered to the above 15 trade partners.

From 2009 to 2013, the countries that increased their Russian imports the least were Belarus (up 19.8%) and the United States (up 21%).

Top-gainers among the listed clients for Russian exports were Latvia (up 183.7%), Japan (up 170.5%) and South Korea (up 161.4%).

See also Russia’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners and Highest Value Russian Export Products


 
Research Sources:
The World Factbook, Field Listing: Imports, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on March 25, 2014

Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis. Accessed on October 8, 2014