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Russian trade with the Dominican Republic 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 the Dominican Republic in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Dominican Republic

In 2013, Russia’s trade with the Dominican Republic was $32,457,893, down 13.73% ($5,165,722) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in 2013 were $11,386,482, down 30.67% ($5,037,071) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in 2013 were $21,071,411, down 0.61% ($128,651) from 2012.

Russia’s trade deficit with the Dominican Republic in 2013 was $9,684,929, a 102.76% increase ($4,908,420) over 2012.

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 134th largest trading partner in 2013 (just as in 2012), accounting for 0.0039% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0045% in 2012).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 137th largest export market in 2013 (down from 127th in 2012), accounting for 0.0022% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0031% in 2012).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 107th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 106th in 2012), accounting for 0.0067% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to the Dominican Republic

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 60.08% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (55.50% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 30.37% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (42.29% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.47% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (0.94% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.73% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.27% in 2012).

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $779,536;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $440,381;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $80,421.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,488,425;
  • 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 $1,934,490;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $859,825;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $62,908;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $34,654.
Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 29,030 0.25 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,963,510 34.81 5,898,000-32.80
29 Organic chemicals 80,421 0.71 0
31 Fertilizers 2,097,566 18.42 2,957,391-29.07
39 Plastics and articles thereof 699,255 6.14 258,874170.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 153,945 1.35 124,25323.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 810,058 7.11 30,5222,554.01
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,671 0.10 0
72 Iron and steel 3,457,722 30.37 6,946,147-50.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,000 0.13 45,000-66.67
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 2,500 0.02 0
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 62,908-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 65,804 0.58 100,458-34.50

Russia’s Imports from the Dominican Republic

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.39% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (44.97% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.63% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (24.36% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.06% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (19.94% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 9.93% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (8.32% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.79% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (2.16% in 2012).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,864,232;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $503,487;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $289,063.

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,070,141;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $290,154;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $277,143;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $192,821.
Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 39,589 0.19 84,797-53.31
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 677,038 3.21 387,97574.51
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 12,100 0.06 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 23,971 0.11 6,865249.18
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 932,330 4.42 1,209,473-22.91
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,542,832 12.07 2,538,5350.17
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,970,495 33.08 5,106,26336.51
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 45,072 0.21 25,65575.69
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,061 0.01 1,61427.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 68,479 0.32 30,334125.75
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 6-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,630 0.02 970377.32
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,092 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 35,992 0.17 52,489-31.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 14 0.00 36-61.11
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 1,391-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 235 0.00 17832.02
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 57,023 0.27 37,74351.08
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 361,211 1.71 554,032-34.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,671,453 7.93 1,167,96643.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,918 0.01 3,113-38.39
72 Iron and steel 164,921 0.78 455,075-63.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 337 0.00 124171.77
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 40 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 938 0.00 118,427.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 429 0.00 1,944-77.93
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,612 0.06 4,919136.06
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 288,324 1.37 301,156-4.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,157,257 33.97 9,227,398-22.43
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia