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

Russia’s Trade with Uruguay

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Uruguay totaled $623,633,704, up 56.86% ($226,053,862) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Uruguay in 2012 totaled $200,677,527, up 401.79% ($160,685,453) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Uruguay in 2012 totaled $422,956,177, up 18.28% ($65,368,409) from 2011.

Russia’s trade deficit with Uruguay in 2012 was $222,278,650, a 30.01% decrease ($95,317,044) over 2011.

Uruguay was Russia’s 76th largest trading partner in 2012 (up from 86th in 2011), accounting for 0.0741% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0483% in 2011).

Uruguay was Russia’s 85th largest export market in 2012 (up from 117th in 2011), accounting for 0.0382% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0077% in 2011).

Uruguay was Russia’s 59th largest supplier in 2012 (up from 60th in 2011), accounting for 0.1333% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1170% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Uruguay

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 68.06% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (0.00% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 30.08% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (87.14% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.00% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (5.00% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.67% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (3.60% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.12% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (3.67% in 2011).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $136,590,793;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $26,661,736.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,425,749;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $704,000.
Russia’s exports to Uruguay in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 26,578 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,521 0.01 104,081-89.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 136,590,793 68.06 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,611,000 2.80 6,315,000-11.15
29 Organic chemicals 790,928 0.39 1,219,516-35.14
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 248-100.00
31 Fertilizers 53,758,223 26.79 27,096,48798.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 194,200 0.10 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,108 0.00 218,562-98.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,013,177 1.00 1,997,2310.80
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 508 0.00 558-8.96
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 131,544-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 77,587 0.04 0
72 Iron and steel 1,342,331 0.67 1,439,750-6.77
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,441 0.00 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 229 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,084 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 227,422 0.11 2,12910,582.10
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 17,992 0.01 22,353-19.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,425,749-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,405 0.00 17,706-86.42
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 1,160-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Uruguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.21% of Russia’s total imports from Uruguay (99.83% in 2011).

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $24,110,913;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $22,198,519;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $9,926,332;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4,984,696;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $2,157,208;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,910,909;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1,329,439.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Uruguay 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 12,215 0.00 12,0001.79
02 Meat and edible meat offal 315,814,372 74.67 314,484,9330.42
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 688,687 0.16 1,881,004-63.39
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 46,674,977 11.04 22,564,064106.86
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,252,546 0.30 859,35345.75
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 22,172 0.01 6,762227.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 10,702,406 2.53 11,768,335-9.06
10 Cereals 8,655,960 2.05 3,671,264135.78
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 22,203,580 5.25 5,061438,619.23
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 30,561 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,703,689 0.64 792,780241.04
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 122,509 0.03 139,616-12.25
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 357,109 0.08 349,3612.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,366,843 2.45 440,5112,253.37
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,512 0.00 0
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 32,280 0.01 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,435,446 0.58 278,238775.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,227 0.00 3553,625.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,301 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 908 0.00 12,227-92.57
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 35,509 0.01 58,008-38.79
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 40,838-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 27,125-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,019 0.00 2,644127.65
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 622,285 0.15 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 4,274-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 542-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 9,750-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 197 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 43,058 0.01 25,77367.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 895 0.00 355152.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,544 0.00 769881.01
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,516 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,849-100.00
69 Ceramic products 79,322 0.02 98,078-19.12
70 Glass and glassware 5,471 0.00 846,413.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,882 0.00 26,088-65.95
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 81-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 363 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 36 0.00 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 383 0.00 109251.38
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 1,185-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 577 0.00 778-25.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39,985 0.01 23,57469.61
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 19 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,340 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,476 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia