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Russian trade with Ecuador in 2013

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Ecuador in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Ecuador totaled $1,483,538,494, up 13.61% ($177,685,786) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2013 totaled $193,419,182, up 63.91% ($75,412,664) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2013 totaled $1,290,119,312, up 8.61% ($102,273,122) from 2012.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in 2013 was $1,096,700,130, a 2.51% increase ($26,860,458) over 2012.

Ecuador was Russia’s 63rd largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 64th in 2012), accounting for 0.1761% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1551% in 2012).

Ecuador was Russia’s 89th largest export market in 2013 (up from 97th in 2012), accounting for 0.0367% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0225% in 2012).

Ecuador was Russia’s 38th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 41st in 2012), accounting for 0.4096% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3744% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

The major share of Russian exports to Ecuador in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 49.20% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (0.44% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.37% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (44.51% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.02% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (39.36% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.51% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (6.26% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.59% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (7.88% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.93% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (1.42% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2013 over 2012 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 $95,034,226;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5,207,118;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,734,536;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,732,216;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $603,443.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $24,979,413;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $3,788,726;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,023,712.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
10 Cereals 12,592,118 6.51 7,385,00070.51
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 393,376-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 95,159,122 49.20 124,89676,090.69
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 445,961 0.23 254,42075.29
31 Fertilizers 45,382,380 23.46 49,171,106-7.71
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 325,383 0.17 171,90789.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,267,126 0.66 1,081,06817.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,579,433 1.85 1,847,21793.77
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,775,727 0.92 1,172,28451.48
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,105,315 3.67 8,129,027-12.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 425,843 0.22 113,130276.42
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 473 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 867 0.00 1,164-25.52
72 Iron and steel 21,275,573 11.00 46,254,986-54.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,911,121 0.99 176,585982.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,175 0.00 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,049 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14,554 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 37,611 0.02 16,396129.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 171 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 927,866 0.48 615,87250.66
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 279,358 0.14 307,063-9.02
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 26,393 0.01 37,943-30.44
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 562,412 0.29 710,958-20.89
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 2,968 0.00 7,176-58.64
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3 0.00 250.00
SS Classified 317,180 0.16 34 942807.73

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

The major share of Russian imports from Ecuador in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.85% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.98% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $122,720,151;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $16,683,617.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $33,527,246;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $6,125,234.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 31,793,569 2.46 15,109,952110.41
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 248,248,218 19.24 281,775,464-11.90
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 451,088 0.03 120,649273.88
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 953,246,410 73.89 830,526,25914.78
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 195,689 0.02 168,49116.14
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 293,486 0.02 226,78729.41
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 38,538 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 226,425 0.02 144157,139.58
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 686,276 0.05 1,274,037-46.13
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 140,970 0.01 404,263-65.13
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,724,717 0.52 5,460,28423.16
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 45,520,296 3.53 51,645,530-11.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 340 0.00 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 434,237 0.03 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 208,798 0.02 844,179-75.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,855 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 65,280 0.01 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 2,236 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 3,096-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,108 0.00 86,091-87.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,861 0.00 10,900-18.71
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 818,738 0.06 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,658 0.00 3,99691.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 47,458 0.00 8,722444.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 372 0.00 18,789-98.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 4,315-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,630 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 40 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,102-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 37 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,953 0.00 7,588-47.90
70 Glass and glassware 266 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,430 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 21,973 0.00 5823,675.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 12 0.00 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 26,268 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 395-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,388 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 157,733 0.01 69,169128.04
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 83,142 0.01 22,678266.62
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 515,929 0.04 47,392988.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,587 0.00 5,126204.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,027 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 110,274 0.01 21052,411.43

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