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Russian trade with Mexico in 2014

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Mexico in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Mexico

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Mexico totaled $2,163,428,301, up 13.69% ($260,506,044) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2014 totaled $1,380,236,867, up 61.36% ($524,875,590) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2014 were $783,191,434, down 25.24% ($264,369,546) from 2013.

Russia’s trade balance with Mexico went from a deficit of $192,199,703 in 2013, to a surplus of $597,045,433 in 2014.

Mexico was Russia’s 44th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 52nd in 2013), accounting for 0.2763% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2259% in 2013).

Mexico was Russia’s 48th largest export market in 2014 (up from 58th in 2013), accounting for 0.2777% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1622% in 2013).

Mexico was Russia’s 46th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 44th in 2013), accounting for 0.2739% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3326% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Mexico

The major share of Russian exports to Mexico in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 72.22% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (50.53% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.46% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (22.82% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.98% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (5.24% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.05% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (18.94% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.13% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.69% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $564,066,869;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $79,076,347;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,512,759.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $105,651,017;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $36,826,873;
  • 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 $4,403,758.
Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 303-100.00
10 Cereals 123,320,048 8.93 44,243,701178.73
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 436-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 19,784 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 56,807 0.00 235,656-75.89
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 597,599 0.04 355,47268.11
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,547,973 0.26 4,057,476-12.56
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 52,335,746 3.79 157,986,763-66.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,265,934 0.24 7,669,692-57.42
29 Organic chemicals 516,192 0.04 240,894114.28
30 Pharmaceutical products 130,624 0.01 54,120141.36
31 Fertilizers 145,866,315 10.57 182,693,188-20.16
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 57 0.00 2,998-98.10
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,004 0.00 4,623-56.65
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 342 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 67-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 109,028 0.01 278,796-60.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 176,730 0.01 11,6511,416.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,119,833 0.59 4,229,31191.99
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,004 0.00 1761,038.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 756,601 0.05 562,40834.53
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 15,045 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14,866,439 1.08 13,921,6386.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,866 0.00 1,49624.73
54 Man-made filaments 10,806 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 6,600 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 19 0.00 312,147-99.99
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 21 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 831 0.00 721,054.17
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,095 0.00 2204,650.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,804 0.00 2,317-22.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 261 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 55,211 0.00 6,977691.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 39,652 0.00 49,996-20.69
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 76-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 28,787 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 445,089 0.03 3,69211,955.50
70 Glass and glassware 294,261 0.02 87,805235.13
72 Iron and steel 990,636,477 71.77 426,569,608132.23
73 Articles of iron or steel 262,912 0.02 128,725104.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 152,132 0.01 2,7835,366.48
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,399,524 0.39 5,396,0890.06
78 Lead and articles thereof 2 0.00 24-91.67
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 314,818 0.02 5,9995,147.84
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 50,424 0.00 70,170-28.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 564 0.00 3,238-82.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,200,348 0.67 2,687,589242.33
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 2,915,036 0.21 2,405,10521.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 252,341 0.02 224,28512.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,091,016 0.08 550,21798.29
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,990 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 12,064 0.00 1448,277.78
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 22 0.00 10,264-99.79
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,362 0.00 5,811-42.14
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19,540 0.00 43,960-55.55
SS Classified 15,327,887 1.11 243 3176,199.55

Russia’s Imports from Mexico

The major share of Russian imports from Mexico in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 69.76% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (72.15% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.31% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (9.81% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.95% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (6.28% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.73% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (4.82% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $32,712,197;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $4,650,885;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $3,540,008.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2014 over 2013 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 $225,393,364;
  • 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 $22,279,212;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $14,294,401;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $10,507,131;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $9,743,550;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $8,274,618;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $7,705,530;
  • 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 $6,295,560;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $2,599,547.
Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,396,765 0.31 12,903,896-81.43
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 122,357 0.02 204,382-40.13
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 428,834 0.05 521,244-17.73
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9,940,485 1.27 12,540,032-20.73
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,785,949 0.61 4,717,6521.45
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 168-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,725,072 0.22 1,750,256-1.44
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 45,749 0.01 9,121401.58
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 98,013 0.01 79,68423.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 258,313 0.03 301,353-14.28
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 63,267 0.01 286,980-77.95
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 108,220 0.01 87,59423.55
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,446,913 0.44 1,335,361158.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12,463,518 1.59 7,812,63359.53
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 44,852,211 5.73 59,146,612-24.17
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 49,156 0.01 1,044,341-95.29
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,164,786 0.15 1,194,638-2.50
26 Ores, slag and ash 345,300 0.04 26,7121,192.68
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,981 0.00 16,814-16.85
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 507,797 0.06 210,326141.43
29 Organic chemicals 547,103 0.07 775,063-29.41
30 Pharmaceutical products 14,912,146 1.90 23,186,764-35.69
31 Fertilizers 175 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,595,000 0.71 5,319,3485.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,457,708 0.44 3,690,448-6.31
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 336,682 0.04 623,489-46.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 722,038 0.09 768,107-6.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,611,500 0.21 2,900,066-44.43
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,422,474 0.56 6,298,023-29.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,356,612 1.58 11,402,4298.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,950,347 1.27 10,560,537-5.78
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 8,000-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 219,652 0.03 88,137149.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 138,722 0.02 60,076130.91
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3,375 0.00 2,39241.10
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 399,141 0.05 409,572-2.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,022,184 0.39 2,829,2846.82
54 Man-made filaments 42,910 0.01 72,540-40.85
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,080 0.00 1,007,589-99.89
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 140,858 0.02 120,66516.73
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 411,190 0.05 390,2975.35
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 28 0.00 4,240-99.34
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,064,576 0.14 1,087,640-2.12
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,670,642 0.34 2,600,0262.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,928,603 0.25 1,097,55575.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,133,350 0.14 1,252,350-9.50
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 123,090 0.02 449,035-72.59
65 Headgear and parts thereof 17,621 0.00 32,559-45.88
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 397 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,331,923 0.17 700,00490.27
69 Ceramic products 358,908 0.05 158,166126.92
70 Glass and glassware 4,924,956 0.63 5,839,382-15.66
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 36,017 0.00 62,012-41.92
72 Iron and steel 13,293 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 25,807,860 3.30 33,513,390-22.99
74 Copper and articles thereof 73,375 0.01 88,184-16.79
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,398,127 0.18 1,048,95833.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,333,281 0.30 430,570441.91
78 Lead and articles thereof 107 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 122,605 0.02 160,554-23.64
80 Tin and articles thereof 853 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 809,161 0.10 604,07733.95
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,577,712 1.35 10,511,6540.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,768,679 0.48 4,093,992-7.95
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 130,040,206 16.60 97,328,00933.61
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 117,743,314 15.03 140,022,526-15.91
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 16,905-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 206,736,687 26.40 432,130,051-52.16
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,763,367 0.48 223,3591,584.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 88,057,505 11.24 86,135,1872.23
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,510 0.00 3,929-10.66
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 286,692 0.04 532,268-46.14
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 4,657,495 0.59 10,953,055-57.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28,870,989 3.69 38,614,539-25.23
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,410,682 0.44 3,114,5789.51
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 10,916 0.00 2544,197.64
SS Classified 7,324 0.00 49 347-85.16
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