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

Russia’s Trade with Guatemala

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Guatemala was $60,862,620, down 17.23% ($12,668,073) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2015 were $48,644,094, down 8.58% ($4,566,080) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2015 were $12,218,526, down 39.87% ($8,101,993) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Guatemala in 2015 was $36,425,568, a 10.75% increase ($3,535,913) over 2014.

Guatemala was Russia’s 124th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 120th in 2014), accounting for 0.0116% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0094% in 2014).

Guatemala was Russia’s 116th largest export market in 2015 (down from 113th in 2014), accounting for 0.0142% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0107% in 2014).

Guatemala was Russia’s 109th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 106th in 2014), accounting for 0.0067% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0071% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Guatemala

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 83.80% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (75.73% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.61% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (2.91% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.37% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (15.02% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.27% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (5.58% in 2014).

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $3,125,941;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,132,914;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $284,162.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Guatemala 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 $5,382,502;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,555,840;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $809,741;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $164,006.
Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 24,605 0.05 64,204-61.68
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,611,897 5.37 7,994,399-67.33
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 403,009 0.83 265,69151.68
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,380 0.02 10,3630.16
31 Fertilizers 40,276,581 82.80 39,143,6672.89
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 312 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 1,112-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,954 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 67,904 0.14 877,645-92.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,479 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,675,754 9.61 1,549,813201.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3 0.00 60-95.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 1,310-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 48,871 0.10 80,159-39.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,955 0.02 9,848-9.07
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,350 0.00 1,494-9.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 101 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 16 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 54,644 0.11 198,918-72.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,883 0.01 7,402-47.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 320,802 0.66 36,640775.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 90 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,548 0.08 2,594,388-98.51
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 61,369 0.13 199,483-69.24
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,474 0.01 170,480-96.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 23,109 0.05 3,052657.18
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4 0.00 46-91.30

Russia’s Imports from Guatemala

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 96.13% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (97.44% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.75% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (1.53% in 2014).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $203,797;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $178,156;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $126,920;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $105,123;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $75,837.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $5,685,935;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,544,021;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,264,862;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $140,147;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $97,082;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $57,121.
Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 535,504 4.38 459,66716.50
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 177,785 1.46 274,867-35.32
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 432,832 3.54 229,03588.98
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,093,612 33.50 5,637,633-27.39
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 934,934 7.65 808,01415.71
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15 0.00 3,353-99.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 548,613 4.49 443,49023.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 25,028 0.20 4852,041.67
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,679 0.03 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 599,311 4.90 1,864,173-67.85
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,394,152 35.96 10,080,087-56.41
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,443 0.05 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 57,121-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 121 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 152 0.00 2,076-92.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,943 0.07 148,090-94.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 264 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 174,192 1.43 205,219-15.12
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 283,746 2.32 105,590168.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 304-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 520-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1 0.00 0
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 2-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 199 0.00 1,230-83.82

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