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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Paraguay was $871,648,880, down 26.62% ($316,186,720) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2015 were $13,584,966, down 60.25% ($20,590,490) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2015 were $858,063,914, down 25.62% ($295,596,230) from 2014.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in 2015 was $844,478,948, a 24.57% decrease ($275,005,740) over 2014.

Paraguay was Russia’s 66th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 65th in 2014), accounting for 0.1656% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1517% in 2014).

Paraguay was Russia’s 143rd largest export market in 2015 (down from 124th in 2014), accounting for 0.0040% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0069% in 2014).

Paraguay was Russia’s 35th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 38th in 2014), accounting for 0.4697% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4034% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 86.73% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (95.41% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.94% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (1.70% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.99% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (0.06% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (1.78% in 2014).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $633,228;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $134,988;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $117,000;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $58,516.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $20,731,718;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $336,921;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $193,363;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $132,877;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $127,117.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 153,992 1.13 19,004710.31
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 117,000 0.86 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 45,841 0.34 62,814-27.02
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 127,117-100.00
31 Fertilizers 11,722,337 86.29 32,454,055-63.88
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 59,124 0.44 23,026156.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 271 0.00 1,087-75.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 89-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 539-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 112,828 0.83 245,705-54.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 24,893 0.18 361,814-93.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 94 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,435 0.01 240497.92
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,468-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 485-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 64,064 0.47 257,427-75.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9,091 0.07 7,84415.90
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 917-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,474 0.01 76093.95
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,451 0.02 3,972-38.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,211,555 8.92 578,327109.49
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 26,627-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 58,516 0.43 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,139-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (99.93% in 2014).

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $218,371,518;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $73,686,001;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $3,214,983.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
02 Meat and edible meat offal 384,585,912 44.82 602,957,430-36.22
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10,514,721 1.23 13,729,704-23.42
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,412 0.00 69,426-93.65
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 460,268,535 53.64 533,954,536-13.80
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,606,740 0.30 2,090,04724.72
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 29 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 4,919-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 368 0.00 740,958-99.95
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 678 0.00 171296.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 72,801 0.01 103,923-29.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 432 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,286 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 9,030-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia