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

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Ecuador was $1,406,699,834, down 3.28% ($47,684,551) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2015 totaled $261,053,311, up 22.17% ($47,372,580) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2015 were $1,145,646,523, down 7.66% ($95,057,131) from 2014.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in 2015 was $884,593,212, a 13.87% decrease ($142,429,711) over 2014.

Ecuador was Russia’s 49th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 59th in 2014), accounting for 0.2673% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1858% in 2014).

Ecuador was Russia’s 77th largest export market in 2015 (up from 89th in 2014), accounting for 0.0760% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0430% in 2014).

Ecuador was Russia’s 32nd largest supplier in 2015 (up from 37th in 2014), accounting for 0.6271% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4338% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.84% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (42.34% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.05% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (4.22% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 21.80% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (40.89% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.79% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (3.47% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.50% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (8.43% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ecuador 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) - an increase of $31,520,584;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $28,843,274;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $24,620,254;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,925,606;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,103,670.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ecuador 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 $29,688,226;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $7,910,647;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $3,331,568;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,593,598.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 624 0.00 0
10 Cereals 2,103,670 0.81 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,640 0.00 12,915-56.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 245,661 0.09 1,020,147-75.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 56,658,566 21.70 86,346,792-34.38
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,977,913 1.14 2,433,03522.39
29 Organic chemicals 118,028 0.05 0
31 Fertilizers 76,016,660 29.12 83,927,307-9.43
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,036 0.00 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 4,262 0.00 554669.31
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 321 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 834,411 0.32 498,08167.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,254,041 0.48 1,459,450-14.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,903,049 0.73 2,149,177-11.45
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 13,122 0.01 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 607,129 0.23 965,455-37.11
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 13,726,813 5.26 17,058,381-19.53
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 416,843 0.16 794,385-47.53
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 447 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 9,270 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 8,663,819 3.32 4,738,21382.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 27,290,208 10.45 2,669,954922.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 28,141 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 1,961-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,267 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 34,719,669 13.30 5,876,395490.83
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 32,594,148 12.49 1,073,5642,936.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 221,713 0.08 21,514930.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 458,857 0.18 2,052,455-77.64
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 3,437 0.00 1,75595.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 314 0.00 0
SS Classified 169,232 0.06 579 241-70.78

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.94% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.98% in 2014).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $34,540,214;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $27,565,924;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $16,100,961;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $14,251,971.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 25,529,768 2.23 41,630,729-38.68
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 198,478,339 17.32 226,044,263-12.19
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,275,731 0.11 940,55135.64
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 897,085,684 78.30 931,625,898-3.71
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 106,817 0.01 239,302-55.36
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 315,402 0.03 235,49833.93
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 14-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 372,215 0.03 1,957,377-80.98
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 78,639 0.01 268,075-70.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 524,041 0.05 589,474-11.10
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,924,386 0.43 7,124,193-30.88
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,044,293 1.31 29,296,264-48.65
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 173,502-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,176,465 0.10 306,103284.34
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 902 0.00 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 9,165-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,915 0.00 616210.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 24,462 0.00 48,039-49.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,395 0.00 2,673251.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 7,795-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 30,702 0.00 44,093-30.37
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 21,600-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 16-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 400-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 364-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,788 0.00 10,854-19.03
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,083 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 20,035-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 56,393 0.00 3,5311,497.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 8,616-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 16,615 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 621-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 393,859 0.03 6,0346,427.33
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 148,655 0.01 79,10787.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,327 0.00 7,19515.73
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,647 0.00 1,6571,447.80
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