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Russian trade with the Dominican Republic 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 the Dominican Republic in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Dominican Republic

In 2014, Russia’s trade with the Dominican Republic totaled $126,926,154, up 291.05% ($94,468,261) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in 2014 totaled $105,991,779, up 830.86% ($94,605,297) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in 2014 were $20,934,375, down 0.65% ($137,036) from 2013.

Russia’s trade balance with the Dominican Republic went from a deficit of $9,684,929 in 2013, to a surplus of $85,057,404 in 2014.

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 109th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 134th in 2013), accounting for 0.0162% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0039% in 2013).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 95th largest export market in 2014 (up from 137th in 2013), accounting for 0.0213% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0022% in 2013).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 105th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 107th in 2013), accounting for 0.0073% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0067% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to the Dominican Republic

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 88.28% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (30.37% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.58% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (60.08% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.58% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (8.47% in 2013).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $90,104,951;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $2,606,583;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,028,307;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $866,764;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $501,398.

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $362,799;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $322,221.
Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 756 0.00 29,030-97.40
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 55,916 0.05 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 866,764 0.82 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,570,093 6.20 3,963,51065.76
29 Organic chemicals 119,771 0.11 80,42148.93
31 Fertilizers 3,125,873 2.95 2,097,56649.02
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 377 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 336,456 0.32 699,255-51.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,341 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 123,290 0.12 153,945-19.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 487,837 0.46 810,058-39.78
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 562 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 130 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,144 0.00 11,671-90.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 501,398 0.47 0
72 Iron and steel 93,562,673 88.27 3,457,7222,605.91
73 Articles of iron or steel 720 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,358 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,647 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 15,000-100.00
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 150,866 0.14 2,5005,934.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 65,804-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,094 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 78,795 0.07 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 894 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 12 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from the Dominican Republic

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 37.45% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (35.39% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 34.20% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (33.63% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.38% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (20.06% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.76% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (9.93% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.67% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (0.79% in 2013).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $650,496;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $411,071;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $369,373;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $72,512.

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $631,261;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $602,531;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $253,967;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $206,840.
Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 43 0.00 18138.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 64,976 0.31 39,58964.13
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 423,071 2.02 677,038-37.51
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 12,100-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 46,579 0.22 23,97194.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,582,826 7.56 932,33069.77
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,940,301 9.27 2,542,832-23.70
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,014,740 33.51 6,970,4950.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 35,044 0.17 45,072-22.25
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 2,061-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 109,442 0.52 68,47959.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 28 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,662 0.01 4,630-42.51
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 931 0.00 1,092-14.74
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 108,504 0.52 35,992201.47
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 14-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 919 0.00 235291.06
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,727 0.05 57,023-82.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 154,371 0.74 361,211-57.26
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,040,192 4.97 1,671,453-37.77
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,545 0.01 1,918-19.45
72 Iron and steel 534,294 2.55 164,921223.97
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,355 0.01 337302.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 281 0.00 40602.50
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 938-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 22,334 0.11 4295,106.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 35,314 0.17 11,612204.12
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 235,942 1.13 288,324-18.17
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,568,328 36.15 7,157,2575.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 624 0.00 0

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