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Russian trade with Guatemala in 2012

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Guatemala in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Guatemala

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Guatemala was $134,760,667, down 12.36% ($19,013,797) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2012 totaled $117,535,643, up 34.94% ($30,436,505) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2012 were $17,225,024, down 74.17% ($49,450,302) from 2011.

Russia’s trade surplus with Guatemala in 2012 was $100,310,619, a 391.15% increase ($79,886,807) over 2011.

Guatemala was Russia’s 109th largest trading partner in 2012 (down from 106th in 2011), accounting for 0.0160% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0187% in 2011).

Guatemala was Russia’s 98th largest export market in 2012 (up from 103rd in 2011), accounting for 0.0224% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0169% in 2011).

Guatemala was Russia’s 110th largest supplier in 2012 (down from 90th in 2011), accounting for 0.0054% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0218% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Guatemala

The major share of Russian exports to Guatemala in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 75.02% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (73.57% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.23% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (26.01% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.47% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (0.00% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.06% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (0.00% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $24,363,262;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $10,042,759;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $2,159,095;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $2,079,589;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,513,673.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $9,456,763.
Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 54,899 0.05 190,359-71.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,945,851 1.66 2,197,470-11.45
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 25,570-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,710 0.00 5,162-8.76
31 Fertilizers 86,181,483 73.32 61,818,22139.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 43,567 0.04 30,40943.27
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,515,219 1.29 1,54697,908.99
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,080,566 1.77 977212,854.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 207 0.00 803-74.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 291 0.00 138110.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 38 0.00 8375.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 171 0.00 273-37.36
70 Glass and glassware 102 0.00 1,085-90.60
72 Iron and steel 13,195,575 11.23 22,652,338-41.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 88 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,042,759 8.54 0
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 2,159,095 1.84 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 103,222 0.09 0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 54 0.00 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 707 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 352 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 19 0.00 0
SS Classified 206,668 0.18 174 77918.25

Russia’s Imports from Guatemala

The major share of Russian imports from Guatemala in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 97.06% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (98.69% in 2011);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.91% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (0.95% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $428,656;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $66,418.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $47,186,302;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,170,474;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $885,691;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $305,667;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $205,262;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $97,682.
Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 161,962 0.94 186,650-13.23
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 80,215 0.47 13,797481.39
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 133,194 0.77 124,0167.40
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,310,026 54.05 10,480,500-11.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 410,278 2.38 715,945-42.69
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 47,186,302-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 12,688-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,033,367 6.00 604,71170.89
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,588,937 32.45 6,474,628-13.68
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 153,260 0.89 188,592-18.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 597-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 18,427 0.11 35,757-48.47
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,483 0.02 9,241-62.31
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 278 0.00 1,811-84.65
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 180,669 1.05 385,931-53.19
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 147,723 0.86 245,405-39.80
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 168 0.00 1,439-88.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 762 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 14 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 12 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 370 0.00 851-56.52
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 445-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,506 0.01 3,839-60.77
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 407-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 47 0.00 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0 0.00 97-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 326 0.00 1,677-80.56
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