Exporting

Rich in natural resources, Russia boats the largest natural gas reserves in the world, the second largest coal reserves and the eighth largest oil reserves. All these resources constitute a major portion of Russia’s exports. Russia’s primary export commodities include petroleum and petroleum-based products, natural gas, wood, wood products, metals, chemicals, and defense equipment.

In total volume of export of Russia in 2009 the share of the Netherlands accounted for 12.0%, Italy - 8.3, Germany - 6.2, China - 5.5, Turkey - 5.4, Poland - 4.1, Finland - 3.0, United Kingdom -3.0, USA - 3.1, France - 2.9, Japan - 2.4, Switzerland - 2.1%.

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COMMODITY STRUCTURE OF EXPORT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

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1995

2000

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

 

Bln. USD

Export, total

78,2

103

182

241

301

352

468

302

         of which:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

foodstuffs and agricultural raw materials (excluding textile)

1.4

1.6

3.3

4.5

5.5

9.1

9.3

10.0

mineral products

33.3

55.5

105

156

199

228

326

203

chemical products,
rubber

7.8

7.4

12.0

14.4

16.7

20.8

30.2

18.7

leather raw materials,
fur and articles there of

0.3

0.3

0.4

0.3

0.4

0.3

0.4

0.2

wood, pulp-and-paper
products

4.4

4.5

7.0

8.3

9.5

12.3

11.6

8.4

textiles, textile articles
and footwear

1.1

0.8

1.1

1.0

1.0

1.0

0.9

0.7

metals, precious stones and articles there of

20.9

22.4

36.7

40.6

48.9

56.0

61.8

38.7

machinery, equipment
and transport means

8.0

9.1

14.1

13.5

17.4

19.7

22.8

17.9

others

1.0

1.6

2.1

2.5

3.1

4.4

4.5

3.8

 

As percentage of total

Export, total

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

         of which:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

foodstuffs and agricultural raw materials (excluding textile)

1.8

1.6

1.8

1.9

1.8

2.6

2.0

3.3

mineral products

42.5

53.8

57.8

64.8

65.9

64.9

69.8

67.4

chemical products,
rubber

10.0

7.2

6.6

6.0

5.6

5.9

6.4

6.2

leather raw materials,
fur and articles there of

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

wood, pulp-and-paper
products

5.6

4.3

3.9

3.4

3.2

3.5

2.5

2.8

textiles, textile articles
and footwear

1.5

0.8

0.6

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.2

metals, precious stones and articles there of

26.7

21.7

20.2

16.8

16.3

15.9

13.2

12.9

machinery, equipment
and transport means

10.2

8.8

7.8

5.6

5.8

5.6

4.9

5.9

others

1.3

1.5

1.1

1.0

1.0

1.2

0.9

1.2

Russia in figures - 2010
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