Top Russia Imports from the World
In 2017, Russia bought US$227 billion worth of imported products down by -27.9% since 2013 and up by 24.5% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Russia Imports from China

China's exports to Russia amounted to
$48 billion or 21.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $13.6 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $11.8 billion
  3. Footwear: $1.6 billion
  4. Vehicles: $1.6 billion
  5. Plastics: $1.5 billion
  6. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $1.4 billion
  7. Toys, games: $1.4 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $1.2 billion
  9. Organic chemicals: $1.2 billion
10. Knit or crochet clothing: $1.1 billion
Top 10 Russia Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Russia amounted to
$24.2 billion or 10.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $6.5 billion
  2. Vehicles: $3.6 billion
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $2.3 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $1.6 billion
  5. Plastics: $1.6 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $1.2 billion
  7. Iron or steel products: $802.6 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $587.4 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $453.9 million
10. Paper: $428.5 million
Top 10 Russia Imports from the US

America's exports to Russia amounted to
$12.7 billion or 5.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $2.2 billion
  2. Vehicles: $1.6 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $1 billion
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $784.1 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $751.3 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $360.7 million
  7. Plastics: $304.5 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $228.8 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $188.7 million
10. Organic chemicals: $150.8 million
Top 10 Russia Imports from Belarus

Belarusian exports to Russia amounted to
$11.8 billion or 5.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Dairy, eggs, honey: $2 billion
  2. Vehicles: $1.6 billion
  3. Machinery: $1 billion
  4. Plastics: $693.8 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $685.7 million
  6. Meat: $671.2 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $461.3 million
  8. Meat, seafood preparations: $307.5 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $277.6 million
10. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $219.5 million
Top 10 Russia Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Russia amounted to
$10.1 billion or 4.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $3.3 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $657.9 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $646.9 million
  4. Plastics: $469.2 million
  5. Footwear: $373.2 million
  6. Beverages: $366.1 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $356.7 million
  8. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $282.3 million
  9. Vehicles: $269.9 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $264.2 million
Top 10 Russia Imports from France

France's exports to Russia amounted to
$9.6 billion or 4.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $944.8 million
  3. Perfumes, cosmetics: $816.5 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $615.9 million
  5. Other chemical goods: $447.8 million
  6. Vehicles: $435.3 million
  7. Beverages: $357.2 million
  8. Plastics: $302.4 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $285.6 million
10. Medical, technical equipment: $220 million
Top 10 Russia Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Russia amounted to
$7.8 billion or 3.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $3.7 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.6 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $582.8 million
  4. Rubber: $425.4 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $330.2 million
  6. Other manufactured products: $128.9 million
  7. Plastics: $125.8 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $121.5 million
  9. Ships, boats: $89.6 million
10. Pharmaceuticals: $77.9 million
Top 10 Russia Imports from South Korea

South Korea's exports to Russia amounted to
$6.9 billion or 3.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $1.6 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.4 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $901.9 million
  4. Ships, boats: $583.1 million
  5. Plastics: $463.9 million
  6. Iron and steel: $251.2 million
  7. Rubber: $236.4 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $191 million
  9. Furniture, lighting, signs: $147.9 million
10. Iron or steel products: $142.9 million
Top 10 Russia Imports from Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's exports to Russia amounted to
$4.9 billion or 2.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Iron and steel: $1.1 billion
  2. Ores, slag, ash: $1.1 billion
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $552.8 million
  4. Inorganic chemicals: $531.3 million
  5. Copper: $214.9 million
  6. Aluminum: $182.2 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $179.7 million
  8. Machinery: $145.1 million
  9. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $111.4 million
10. Electronic equipment: $101.5 million
Top 10 Russia Imports from Ukraine

Ukraine's exports to Russia amounted to
$4.9 billion or 2.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Iron and steel: $1 billion
  2. Machinery: $735.6 million
  3. Inorganic chemicals: $667.5 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $266.2 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $258.6 million
  6. Mineral fuels including oil: $237.9 million
  7. Railway, tram equipment: $207.6 million
  8. Paper: $189.1 million
  9. Plastics: $187.1 million
10. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $114.9 million
Top 10 Russia Imports from Poland

Poland's exports to Russia amounted to
$4.9 billion or 2.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $882.7 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $561.2 million
  3. Vehicles: $447 million
  4. Plastics: $289.7 million
  5. Perfumes, cosmetics: $193 million
  6. Pharmaceuticals: $190 million
  7. Rubber: $184.7 million
  8. Paper: $171.1 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $159.1 million
10. Furniture, lighting, signs: $143.7 million
Fastest-Growing Russian Imports 2017
Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis