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Russian trade with Paraguay 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 Paraguay in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Paraguay totaled $1,187,835,600, up 4.29% ($48,845,780) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2014 totaled $34,175,456, up 63.72% ($13,301,000) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2014 totaled $1,153,660,144, up 3.18% ($35,544,780) from 2013.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in 2014 was $1,119,484,688, a 2.03% increase ($22,243,780) over 2013.

Paraguay was Russia’s 65th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 67th in 2013), accounting for 0.1517% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1352% in 2013).

Paraguay was Russia’s 124th largest export market in 2014 (up from 125th in 2013), accounting for 0.0069% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0040% in 2013).

Paraguay was Russia’s 38th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 42nd in 2013), accounting for 0.4034% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3550% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 95.41% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (96.89% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.78% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (2.66% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.70% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (0.07% in 2013).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $12,682,199;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $578,327;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $193,241;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $106,840.

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $203,325;
  • 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 $122,100.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,004 0.06 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 62,814 0.18 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 122,100-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 127,117 0.37 330,442-61.53
31 Fertilizers 32,454,055 94.96 19,771,85664.14
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 23,026 0.07 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,087 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 89 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 539 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 245,705 0.72 300,021-18.10
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 361,814 1.06 254,97441.90
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 240 0.00 12493.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,468 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 485 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 257,427 0.75 64,186301.06
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,844 0.02 6,29324.65
65 Headgear and parts thereof 917 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 760 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,972 0.01 15,573-74.49
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 578,327 1.69 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,627 0.08 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 0 0.00 515-100.00
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 8,366-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,139 0.01 635,550.00

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.93% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (99.96% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2014 over 2013 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 $76,097,017;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $8,069,264.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $49,705,191.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
02 Meat and edible meat offal 602,957,430 52.26 652,662,621-7.62
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13,729,704 1.19 5,660,440142.56
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 69,426 0.01 14,234387.75
10 Cereals 0 0.00 273,400-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 533,954,536 46.28 457,857,51916.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,090,047 0.18 1,249,12267.32
29 Organic chemicals 4,919 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 740,958 0.06 267,228177.28
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 171 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 103,923 0.01 130,800-20.55
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 9,030 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia