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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Paraguay totaled $862,950,204, up 78.70% ($380,057,368) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2012 totaled $14,303,484, up 315.45% ($10,860,617) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2012 totaled $848,646,720, up 77.00% ($369,196,751) from 2011.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in 2012 was $834,343,236, a 75.28% increase ($358,336,134) over 2011.

Paraguay was Russia’s 70th largest trading partner in 2012 (up from 81st in 2011), accounting for 0.1025% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0587% in 2011).

Paraguay was Russia’s 130th largest export market in 2012 (up from 150th in 2011), accounting for 0.0027% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0007% in 2011).

Paraguay was Russia’s 45th largest supplier in 2012 (up from 53rd in 2011), accounting for 0.2675% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1568% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 88.74% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (40.07% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.47% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (59.76% in 2011).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $11,123,944;
  • 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 $262,550;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $74,502.

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $469,582;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $89,761;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $72,499.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 305,250 2.13 42,700614.87
31 Fertilizers 12,387,190 86.60 1,263,246880.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 272 0.00 1,247-78.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 72,499-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 206,783 1.45 296,544-30.27
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,291,447 9.03 1,761,029-26.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 74,502 0.52 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,043 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31,815 0.22 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 2,528 0.02 5,602-54.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,490 0.02 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 164 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.98% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (99.99% in 2011).

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $372,520,624.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $4,722,103.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 0 0.00 65-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 570,129,497 67.18 197,608,873188.51
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,439,437 0.17 850,50169.25
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 25,421-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,670 0.00 0
10 Cereals 248,699 0.03 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 275,894,770 32.51 280,616,873-1.68
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 243,007 0.03 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 477,538 0.06 291,17664.00
29 Organic chemicals 911 0.00 4,146-78.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 61-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 209,120 0.02 51,581305.42
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 31 0.00 9244.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6 0.00 562-98.93
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 0.00 5-100.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34 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 0.00 696-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia