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

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Jamaica totaled $116,622,299, up 57.82% ($42,724,450) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in 2015 totaled $570,970, up 41.46% ($167,336) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in 2015 totaled $116,051,329, up 57.91% ($42,557,114) from 2014.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in 2015 was $115,480,359, a 58.00% increase ($42,389,778) over 2014.

Jamaica was Russia’s 109th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 119th in 2014), accounting for 0.0222% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0094% in 2014).

Jamaica was Russia’s 178th largest export market in 2015 (up from 180th in 2014), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0001% in 2014).

Jamaica was Russia’s 74th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 89th in 2014), accounting for 0.0635% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0257% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.35% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (79.14% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (20.86% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica 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) - an increase of $247,799;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3,726.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $84,192.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,726 0.65 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 567,241 99.35 319,44277.57
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 84,192-100.00
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 3 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.64% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (98.55% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.36% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (1.44% in 2014).

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

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $43,205,452.

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $495,118.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17,820 0.02 167,846-89.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 397,890 0.34 893,008-55.44
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 115,635,611 99.64 72,430,15959.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 118-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 94-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3 0.00 1200.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5 0.00 202-97.52
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 0.00 209-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,574-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 4-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia