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Russian trade with Jamaica 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 Jamaica in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Jamaica totaled $115,830,493, up 857.21% ($103,729,707) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in 2012 were $0, down 100.00% ($60,487) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in 2012 totaled $115,830,493, up 862.02% ($103,790,194) from 2011.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in 2012 was $115,830,493, a 866.88% increase ($103,850,681) over 2011.

Jamaica was Russia’s 110th largest trading partner in 2012 (up from 153rd in 2011), accounting for 0.0138% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0015% in 2011).

There were no Russia’s exports to Jamaica in 2012, while in 2011, Jamaica was Russia’s 184th largest export market, accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports.

Jamaica was Russia’s 79th largest supplier in 2012 (up from 122nd in 2011), accounting for 0.0365% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0039% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (54.17% in 2011).
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (45.83% in 2011).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • 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) - a decrease of $32,768;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $27,719.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 - 27,719-100.00
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 0 - 32,768-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.25% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (93.66% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.75% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (5.29% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (1.05% in 2011).

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

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $103,675,182.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 201,990 0.17 141,36042.89
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 20 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 669,123 0.58 495,40935.06
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 114,951,941 99.24 11,276,759919.37
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 560-100.00
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 5,063 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,356 0.00 126,211-98.13
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia