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Russian trade with Dominican Republic 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 Dominican Republic in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Dominican Republic

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Dominican Republic was $8,128,071, down 70.93% ($19,829,488) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $5,787,455, down 77.67% ($20,130,794) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $2,340,616, up 14.77% ($301,306) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $3,446,839, a 85.57% decrease ($20,432,100) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Dominican Republic was Russia's 127th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 106th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0084% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.0211% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Dominican Republic was Russia's 123rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 96th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0094% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.0287% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Dominican Republic was Russia's 111th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 112th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0065% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.0049% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Dominican Republic

The major share of Russian exports to Dominican Republic 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) - 37.05% of Russia's total exports to Dominican Republic (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 35.91% of Russia's total exports to Dominican Republic (91.95% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.64% of Russia's total exports to Dominican Republic (5.33% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.37% of Russia's total exports to Dominican Republic (1.15% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.21% of Russia's total exports to Dominican Republic (0.92% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.02% of Russia's total exports to Dominican Republic (0.03% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,144,141;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $58,850;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $25,600.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $21,753,583;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $168,085;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $159,561;
  • 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 $153,466;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $86,607;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $21,038.
Russia's exports to Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
10 Cereals 2,144,141 37.05
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 70,195 1.21 -70.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 834,704 14.42 -15.53
31 Fertilizers 356,254 6.16 -4.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,268 0.06
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 76 0.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 320 0.01 -98.50
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 137,371 2.37 -53.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,433 0.08 78.32
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 74,022 1.28 -53.92
72 Iron and steel 2,078,221 35.91 -91.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 58,850 1.02
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 -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 25,600 0.44

Russia's Imports from Dominican Republic

The major share of Russian imports from Dominican Republic 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) - 37.54% of Russia's total imports from Dominican Republic (36.23% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 35.30% of Russia's total imports from Dominican Republic (25.99% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.33% of Russia's total imports from Dominican Republic (16.91% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.73% of Russia's total imports from Dominican Republic (11.02% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.09% of Russia's total imports from Dominican Republic (8.84% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia's total imports from Dominican Republic (1.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $300,298;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $195,655;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $59,572;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $18,166.

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

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $54,239;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $52,719;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $51,879;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $30,651;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $29,932;
  • 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) - a decrease of $25,672;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $20,404;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $14,669.
Russia's imports from Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,265 0.22 -90.79
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 128,294 5.48 -18.92
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 18,166 0.78
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 600,306 25.65 100.10
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 74,217 3.17 406.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 867,061 37.04 29.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,031 0.04 -98.13
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,590 0.45 -13.47
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 203 0.01
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 -100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 59 0.00 84.38
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,062 0.26
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 19,085 0.82 -73.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 93,850 4.01 -13.52
72 Iron and steel 227,173 9.71 1.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 413 0.02 3,076.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 262 0.01 -80.23
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 14,472 0.62 -63.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 274,102 11.71 -10.06
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 5 0.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia