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Russian trade with Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Nicaragua

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Nicaragua was $61,627,601, down 32.02% ($29,024,389) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Nicaragua in 2013 were $37,651,006, down 44.17% ($29,793,614) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Nicaragua in 2013 totaled $23,976,595, up 3.31% ($769,225) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Nicaragua in 2013 was $13,674,411, a 69.09% decrease ($30,562,839) over 2012.

Nicaragua was Russia’s 122nd largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 117th in 2012), accounting for 0.0073% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0108% in 2012).

Nicaragua was Russia’s 120th largest export market in 2013 (down from 108th in 2012), accounting for 0.0071% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0129% in 2012).

Nicaragua was Russia’s 103rd largest supplier in 2013 (up from 105th in 2012), accounting for 0.0076% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0073% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Nicaragua

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 80.41% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (35.24% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.63% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (12.32% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.37% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (49.62% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.02% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (1.73% in 2012).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $6,508,711;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $924,788;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $428,974;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $180,634.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Nicaragua in 2013 over 2012 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 $30,186,079;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $4,527,801;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,294,343;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $734,464;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $462,838;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $415,194;
  • 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 $138,670;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $129,215;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $121,118.
Russia’s exports to Nicaragua in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
10 Cereals 30,274,863 80.41 23,766,15227.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 265,781 0.71 85,147212.14
30 Pharmaceutical products 39,435 0.10 168,650-76.62
31 Fertilizers 3,438,433 9.13 7,966,234-56.84
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 7,088 0.02 2,819151.44
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 22,304-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 47,891-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,322 0.01 11,980-72.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 515,636 1.37 86,662495.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,327 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 865-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 8,440-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,876 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,560-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 772 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8,275 0.02 423,469-98.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 734,464-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 4,286-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,185 0.01 891481.93
70 Glass and glassware 16,291 0.04 6,779140.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 24,778 0.07 36,098-31.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,750 0.01 400837.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 121,118-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,755 0.00 277533.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,184 0.00 84839.62
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,358,830 3.61 434,042213.06
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 423,972 1.13 562,642-24.65
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 869,185 2.31 31,055,264-97.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 122,238 0.32 1,416,581-91.37
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 15,663 0.04 478,501-96.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 154 0.00 256-39.84
SS Classified 249,213 0.66 0

Russia’s Imports from Nicaragua

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 91.23% of Russia’s total imports from Nicaragua (86.50% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.33% of Russia’s total imports from Nicaragua (10.85% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.36% of Russia’s total imports from Nicaragua (2.51% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Nicaragua in 2013 over 2012 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) - an increase of $3,035,048;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $574,416;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $284,543.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,364,402;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $551,651;
  • 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 $551,348;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $424,655;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $206,044.
Russia’s imports from Nicaragua in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 0 0.00 154-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,133,128 21.41 6,497,530-21.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 176,688 0.74 728,339-75.74
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 43 0.00 3910.26
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 98 0.00 1,890-94.81
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 22,269 0.09 53,363-58.27
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,212,094 25.91 6,418,138-3.21
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8,740,030 36.45 5,704,98253.20
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 61,667 0.26 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 574,416 2.40 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 953,756 3.98 669,21342.52
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,483 0.01 497198.39
40 Rubber and articles thereof 114 0.00 1,983-94.25
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12,898 0.05 1478,674.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,968 0.01 30,165-90.16
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 38,734 0.16 103,377-62.53
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 34,734 0.14 41,671-16.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12,886 0.05 437,541-97.05
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,045 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 12 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 10-100.00
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 1,965,983 8.20 2,517,331-21.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 31,549 0.13 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 1,000-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia