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Russian trade with Colombia in 2015

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Colombia in 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Colombia was $331,140,764, down 11.71% ($43,910,692) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in 2015 were $202,252,513, down 13.89% ($32,622,899) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in 2015 were $128,888,251, down 8.05% ($11,287,793) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Colombia in 2015 was $73,364,262, a 22.53% decrease ($21,335,106) over 2014.

Colombia was Russia’s 84th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 89th in 2014), accounting for 0.0629% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0479% in 2014).

Colombia was Russia’s 84th largest export market in 2015 (down from 83rd in 2014), accounting for 0.0589% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0473% in 2014).

Colombia was Russia’s 72nd largest supplier in 2015 (up from 78th in 2014), accounting for 0.0706% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0490% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 61.64% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (41.83% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 22.58% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (25.31% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.33% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (20.44% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.14% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (3.49% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $28,456,894;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $13,546,175.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $27,428,486;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $15,476,118;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $9,519,289;
  • 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 $6,602,372;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,618,568;
  • 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 $1,797,403;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,316,250.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 13,500 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 65,206 0.03 69,862-6.66
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11,990 0.01 554,696-97.84
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,334,649 3.13 7,650,899-17.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 519,930 0.26 2,317,333-77.56
29 Organic chemicals 786,588 0.39 1,043,770-24.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 254-100.00
31 Fertilizers 117,777,373 58.23 89,320,47931.86
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,959 0.00 3,175-6.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 10,800 0.01 0
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 0 0.00 1,070-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 829 0.00 79949.37
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 339,736-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,166,430 0.58 879,64432.60
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,871,143 0.93 2,152,720-13.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,530,757 1.25 2,193,42515.38
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 28-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 252,640 0.12 32,348681.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 423,472 0.21 275,77253.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,892 0.00 2,901-34.78
52 Cotton 91 0.00 537-83.05
54 Man-made filaments 37,925 0.02 10379,150.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 550 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 31 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 20,713 0.01 25,436-18.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 377,250 0.19 217,49773.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 47,179 0.02 1,9452,325.66
69 Ceramic products 148 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 54,058 0.03 24,465120.96
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 36 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 14,713,284 7.27 42,141,770-65.09
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,170,017 3.05 6,077,1561.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 15,855 0.01 13,28819.32
75 Nickel and articles thereof 25,423 0.01 7,576235.57
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 24,609,554 12.17 11,063,379122.44
78 Lead and articles thereof 123 0.00 749-83.58
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 79,352 0.04 1,6334,759.28
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,878 0.00 56,560-89.61
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 43,203 0.02 95,770-54.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,210,939 3.57 16,730,228-56.90
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 3,966,350 1.96 10,568,722-62.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 20,010 0.01 3,638,578-99.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,596,908 0.79 17,073,026-90.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 25,306 0.01 22,40212.96
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 5,340 0.00 63,919-91.65
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 46 0.00 420-89.05
SS Classified 11,456,786 5.66 20 212 155-43.32

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.47% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (84.12% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.28% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (7.55% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.17% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (3.88% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $14,936,080;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $6,006,606.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $21,310,777;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $4,001,535;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1,907,935;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1,413,371;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,201,326;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,086,961;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $460,757.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
02 Meat and edible meat offal 21,849,521 16.95 6,913,441216.04
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 30,733 0.02 19,15360.46
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 95,000-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 224,504 0.17 469,348-52.17
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 44,843,879 34.79 66,154,656-32.21
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18,956 0.01 12,98745.96
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 967,925 0.75 2,054,886-52.90
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 26,240,087 20.36 20,233,48129.69
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 2,026-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 60,809 0.05 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 307,312 0.24 164,48886.83
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 195,894 0.15 111,83575.16
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,830,553 2.20 3,291,310-14.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,277,604 2.54 3,471,557-5.59
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,667 0.00 672148.07
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,430 0.01 57,975-80.28
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,800,903 6.83 10,708,838-17.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 20,836 0.02 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 108,825-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,338,986 3.37 4,044,2597.29
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,386,730 7.28 10,588,056-11.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 131,979 0.10 137,106-3.74
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 1,433-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,434 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 342,228 0.27 375,108-8.77
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 120,132 0.09 9,8391,120.98
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 4,080-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 909,999 0.71 4,911,534-81.47
40 Rubber and articles thereof 251 0.00 403-37.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 29,794 0.02 161,276-81.53
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 6,612-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 129 0.00 5,104-97.47
45 Cork and articles of cork 34 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 300-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 29 0.00 113,407-99.97
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 160 0.00 1,352-88.17
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 501,724 0.39 698,317-28.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 575-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 354 0.00 1,276-72.26
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24,330 0.02 160,924-84.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 204,805 0.16 211,221-3.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 29,918 0.02 20,97642.63
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 70 0.00 18,613-99.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 905 0.00 8,361-89.18
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 28,219 0.02 24,47615.29
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 3,106-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 50,557 0.04 54,903-7.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,216 0.00 2,41333.28
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,385 0.00 19,381-92.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 23 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,000 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,246 0.01 3,054300.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 4,390-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 71,670 0.06 10,846560.80
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 3,213 0.00 2,21844.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 26,176 0.02 33,839-22.65
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,466 0.00 44,040-96.67
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 42,504 0.03 98,422-56.81
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,890,542 2.24 4,303,913-32.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 36,930 0.03 2,2211,562.76
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 2,920-100.00
SS Classified 12,500 0.01 215 292-94.19
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia