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Russian trade with Trinidad and Tobago 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 Trinidad and Tobago in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Trinidad and Tobago

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Trinidad and Tobago was $349,930,292, down 53.74% ($406,432,979) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Trinidad and Tobago in 2014 were $348,990,346, down 53.84% ($407,123,952) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Trinidad and Tobago in 2014 totaled $939,946, up 277.53% ($690,973) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Trinidad and Tobago in 2014 was $348,050,400, a 53.95% decrease ($407,814,925) over 2013.

Trinidad and Tobago was Russia’s 91st largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 74th in 2013), accounting for 0.0447% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0898% in 2013).

Trinidad and Tobago was Russia’s 77th largest export market in 2014 (down from 62nd in 2013), accounting for 0.0702% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1434% in 2013).

Trinidad and Tobago was Russia’s 153rd largest supplier in 2014 (up from 162nd in 2013), accounting for 0.0003% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0001% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Trinidad and Tobago

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.42% of Russia’s total exports to Trinidad and Tobago (99.71% in 2013).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Trinidad and Tobago 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 $406,922,008.
Russia’s exports to Trinidad and Tobago in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 346,981,212 99.42 753,903,220-53.98
31 Fertilizers 76,557 0.02 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,480 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 73,858-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 31,057 0.01 24,92524.60
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 402 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,034 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 2,799-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,034 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 1,858,604 0.53 2,097,339-11.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,186 0.00 1,615283.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,430 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,564 0.00 8,23052.66
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 2,206 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,021 0.00 2,312376.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,559 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Trinidad and Tobago

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 75.20% of Russia’s total imports from Trinidad and Tobago (6.02% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.64% of Russia’s total imports from Trinidad and Tobago (76.05% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.76% of Russia’s total imports from Trinidad and Tobago (8.41% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.40% of Russia’s total imports from Trinidad and Tobago (9.52% in 2013).

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $693,346;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $14,421;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $3,028.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Trinidad and Tobago in 2014 over 2013 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 $12,254;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,625.
Russia’s imports from Trinidad and Tobago in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,028 0.32 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 190,983 20.32 189,3410.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 35,295 3.76 20,87469.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 77-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 42 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 44 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 705,725 75.08 12,3795,600.99
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,092 0.12 2,604-58.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 7,625-100.00
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 0 0.00 82-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,737 0.40 15,991-76.63
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia