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Russian trade with Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica in 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Costa Rica

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Costa Rica was $100,863,619, down 65.13% ($188,418,407) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Costa Rica in 2015 were $22,488,006, down 82.26% ($104,302,548) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Costa Rica in 2015 were $78,375,613, down 51.77% ($84,115,859) from 2014.

Russia’s trade deficit with Costa Rica in 2015 was $55,887,607, a 56.54% increase ($20,186,689) over 2014.

Costa Rica was Russia’s 114th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 93rd in 2014), accounting for 0.0192% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0369% in 2014).

Costa Rica was Russia’s 132nd largest export market in 2015 (down from 93rd in 2014), accounting for 0.0065% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0255% in 2014).

Costa Rica was Russia’s 84th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 76th in 2014), accounting for 0.0429% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0568% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Costa Rica

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 59.96% of Russia’s total exports to Costa Rica (6.74% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 30.53% of Russia’s total exports to Costa Rica (93.12% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.55% of Russia’s total exports to Costa Rica (0.00% in 2014).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $4,706,096;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,694,125;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $182,482;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $90,738;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $68,680.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Costa Rica in 2015 over 2014 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 $111,199,831.
Russia’s exports to Costa Rica in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 63,570 0.28 39,66760.26
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,866,167 30.53 118,065,998-94.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 273,405 1.22 291,243-6.12
31 Fertilizers 12,709,770 56.52 8,003,67458.80
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 1,250-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 431,324 1.92 248,84273.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 68,680 0.31 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 90,738 0.40 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 19,591 0.09 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 46,881 0.21 37,31825.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12 0.00 57-78.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 63,975 0.28 6,776844.14
69 Ceramic products 4,090 0.02 0
72 Iron and steel 1,694,125 7.53 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,080 0.01 2,9723.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 125,506 0.56 78,38260.12
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 27,092 0.12 7,793247.65
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 6,582-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Costa Rica

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 58.88% of Russia’s total imports from Costa Rica (41.09% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.67% of Russia’s total imports from Costa Rica (57.23% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.44% of Russia’s total imports from Costa Rica (0.59% in 2014).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $313,585.

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

  • 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 $60,238,371;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $17,566,234;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,775,144;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $1,817,711;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $806,731;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $657,095;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $633,155.
Russia’s imports from Costa Rica in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
01 Live animals 17,356 0.02 8,556102.85
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,297,308 5.48 6,115,019-29.73
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 10,622 0.01 85,749-87.61
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 39,817,582 50.80 57,383,816-30.61
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,583,987 2.02 2,217,142-28.56
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 188 0.00 2,272-91.73
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 917-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 27,346-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 261,857 0.33 918,952-71.50
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 155,518 0.20 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 14,100-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,507 0.02 8,66644.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,991 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 158,963 0.20 70,466125.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 955,434 1.22 884,3298.04
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 26,398 0.03 7,464253.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 14,000 0.02 9414,793.62
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 5,131-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 14,150 0.02 31,774-55.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 51,647 0.07 96,357-46.40
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,069 0.00 352,954.29
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 8,104-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 5,266 0.01 15,937-66.96
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11,867 0.02 24,522-51.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 246,799 0.31 296,580-16.79
74 Copper and articles thereof 9,609 0.01 7,41229.64
75 Nickel and articles thereof 29,593 0.04 8053,576.15
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,890 0.00 71,440-97.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,514 0.00 288,878.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 379,825 0.48 1,186,556-67.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 434,501 0.55 120,916259.34
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 22,931,704 29.26 83,170,075-72.43
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,964 0.01 2,182264.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,933,504 8.85 9,708,648-28.58
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 78-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 4-100.00

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