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

Russia’s Trade with Puerto Rico

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Puerto Rico was $157,995,588, down 32.67% ($76,654,732) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in 2015 totaled $30,769,476, up 402.22% ($24,642,756) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico in 2015 were $127,226,112, down 44.33% ($101,297,488) from 2014.

Russia’s trade deficit with Puerto Rico in 2015 was $96,456,636, a 56.63% decrease ($125,940,244) over 2014.

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 100th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 99th in 2014), accounting for 0.0300% of Russia’s total trade (just as in 2014).

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 126th largest export market in 2015 (up from 149th in 2014), accounting for 0.0090% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0012% in 2014).

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 73rd largest supplier in 2015 (down from 72nd in 2014), accounting for 0.0696% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0799% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Puerto Rico

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 94.73% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.00% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.67% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.00% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.53% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (1.35% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.06% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (7.51% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (91.14% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico 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 $29,149,259;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,438,278.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $3,876,531;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,707,427;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $460,267.
Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
10 Cereals 1,438,278 4.67 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 29,149,259 94.73 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18,516 0.06 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 460,267-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 163,373 0.53 82,49598.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 27 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 1,707,427-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,876,531-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Puerto Rico

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 95.15% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (81.25% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.12% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (1.75% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.52% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (16.76% in 2014).

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $978,030.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $63,101,373;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $36,248,620;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,166,481;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $696,598;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $383,860.
Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 63-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 101,140-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 20,202-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,936,808 1.52 38,185,428-94.93
29 Organic chemicals 474,067 0.37 1,640,548-71.10
30 Pharmaceutical products 119,275,574 93.75 182,376,947-34.60
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 781,822 0.61 1,165,682-32.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 376,382 0.30 11,0403,309.26
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 150,855 0.12 483,025-68.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,673 0.00 7,145-76.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 122 0.00 53130.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 369-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 252,363 0.20 533,101-52.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 639-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 339 0.00 3,675-90.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 470 0.00 1,533-69.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,785,179 1.40 2,481,777-28.07
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 297,049 0.23 595,751-50.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 39-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,893,409 1.49 915,379106.84
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 64-100.00
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