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Russian trade with Trinidad and Tobago 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 Trinidad and Tobago in 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Trinidad and Tobago

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Trinidad and Tobago was $248,724,823, down 28.92% ($101,205,469) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Trinidad and Tobago in 2015 were $248,248,253, down 28.87% ($100,742,093) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Trinidad and Tobago in 2015 were $476,570, down 49.30% ($463,376) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Trinidad and Tobago in 2015 was $247,771,683, a 28.81% decrease ($100,278,717) over 2014.

Trinidad and Tobago was Russia’s 91st largest trading partner in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.0473% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0447% in 2014).

Trinidad and Tobago was Russia’s 78th largest export market in 2015 (down from 77th in 2014), accounting for 0.0722% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0702% in 2014).

Trinidad and Tobago was Russia’s 153rd largest supplier in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.0003% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Trinidad and Tobago

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.22% of Russia’s total exports to Trinidad and Tobago (99.42% in 2014).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Trinidad and Tobago 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 $100,663,320;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,208,182.
Russia’s exports to Trinidad and Tobago in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 246,317,892 99.22 346,981,212-29.01
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 76,557-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 31 0.00 2,480-98.75
40 Rubber and articles thereof 502 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 26,205 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 34,024 0.01 31,0579.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 402-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,034-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,034-100.00
69 Ceramic products 3,650 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 650,422 0.26 1,858,604-65.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 50,940 0.02 6,186723.47
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 108 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 9,348 0.00 1,430553.71
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 587,894 0.24 12,5644,579.19
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 2,206-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 567,237 0.23 11,0215,046.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 4,559-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Trinidad and Tobago

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 60.18% of Russia’s total imports from Trinidad and Tobago (75.20% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.68% of Russia’s total imports from Trinidad and Tobago (20.64% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.40% of Russia’s total imports from Trinidad and Tobago (0.40% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.73% of Russia’s total imports from Trinidad and Tobago (3.76% in 2014).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $68,262;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,292;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,490.

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $418,931;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $86,837;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $35,295.
Russia’s imports from Trinidad and Tobago in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,963 0.83 3,02830.88
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 104,146 21.85 190,983-45.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 35,295-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,490 0.73 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 42-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 44-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 286,794 60.18 705,725-59.36
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,092-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 68,262 14.32 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 880 0.18 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,029 1.89 3,737141.61
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