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Russian trade with Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia's foreign trade in goods with Colombia in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Colombia

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Colombia was $66,884,555, down 10.36% ($7,726,006) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $40,517,550, down 8.58% ($3,804,964) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $26,367,005, down 12.95% ($3,921,042) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $14,150,545, a 0.83% increase ($116,078) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Colombia was Russia's 85th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0687% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.0564% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Colombia was Russia's 82nd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 81st in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0660% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.0491% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Colombia was Russia's 75th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 71st in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0734% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.0721% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 71.37% of Russia's total exports to Colombia (55.42% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 17.35% of Russia's total exports to Colombia (18.05% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.19% of Russia's total exports to Colombia (7.67% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.22% of Russia's total exports to Colombia (3.63% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $4,635,318;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $959,656;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $797,821;
  • 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 (HS code 85) - an increase of $326,947;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $298,189.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $2,766,070;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,159,177;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $318,317;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $303,739;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $206,823.
Russia's exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,304,974 3.22 -18.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 21,653 0.05 -93.63
29 Organic chemicals 154,590 0.38 -7.25
31 Fertilizers 27,884,993 68.82 19.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,296 0.01
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 24,600 0.06
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 274 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 71,508 0.18 -49.47
39 Plastics and articles thereof 202,612 0.50 -50.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 553,613 1.37 116.74
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 21,083 0.05 -66.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 154,076 0.38 41.09
52 Cotton 0 0.00 -100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 55,951 0.14 -61.04
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 153 0.00 -98.60
70 Glass and glassware 275 0.00 -99.47
72 Iron and steel 5,280,032 13.03 22.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,648,333 4.07 93.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,805 0.01 1,861.15
75 Nickel and articles thereof 13,227 0.03 36.84
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 44,705 0.11 -98.41
78 Lead and articles thereof 410 0.00 40,900.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 34,367 0.08 925.57
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 933 0.00 797.12
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,727 0.00 -53.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 995,927 2.46 -53.79
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 920,178 2.27 55.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,372 0.02 37.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 586,637 1.45 -9.31
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
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 256 0.00 -95.00
SS Classified 525,990 1.30 -91.71

Russia's Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 90.44% of Russia's total imports from Colombia (84.92% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.70% of Russia's total imports from Colombia (9.79% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.79% of Russia's total imports from Colombia (2.49% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $3,548,179;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $245,440;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $138,239;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $102,988;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $83,996.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $4,047,125;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,464,481;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $1,020,294;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $705,165;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $307,745;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $233,625;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $162,059.
Russia's imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,006,106 18.99 243.37
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,545 0.02 -19.93
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 245,440 0.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 9,770,203 37.05 -9.46
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 210,211 0.80 -25.59
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,122,973 15.64 -49.54
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 -100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 25,700 0.10 -71.07
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 36,400 0.14 -63.78
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 768,622 2.92 15.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 532,807 2.02 12.51
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 -100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,242 0.01 76.87
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,548,059 9.66 -8.40
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 572,431 2.17 -34.96
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,501,662 5.70 -49.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,695 0.04 -72.29
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,104 0.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 148,399 0.56 1,360.62
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 31,559 0.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,158 0.02 -99.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,669 0.02
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 -100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 31 0.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7 0.00 0.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 51,406 0.19 -75.92
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18,254 0.07 75.84
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 40,379 0.15 -2.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,109 0.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 -100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 -100.00
70 Glass and glassware 3,592 0.01 1,917.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 -100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 24,896 0.09 22,328.83
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 87 0.00 -94.57
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28,298 0.11 -13.17
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 1,179 0.00 1,865.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 66 0.00 -98.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 611,900 2.32 15.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 22,538 0.09 321,871.43
SS Classified 1,278 0.00
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