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

Russia's Trade with Mexico

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Mexico was $373,142,257, down 6.62% ($26,454,849) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $216,765,230, down 7.08% ($16,507,377) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $156,377,027, down 5.98% ($9,947,472) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $60,388,203, a 9.80% decrease ($6,559,905) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Mexico was Russia's 46th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 48th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.38% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.30% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Mexico was Russia's 47th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 48th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.35% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.26% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Mexico was Russia's 39th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 37th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.44% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.39% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Mexico

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 71.19% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (84.06% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.52% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (8.30% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.16% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (0.22% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.33% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (3.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.14% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (1.39% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.16% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (2.96% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Mexico 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 $23,877,340;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $6,908,603;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $5,326,472;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,219,399;
  • Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds (HS code 86) - an increase of $685,716.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Mexico 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 $47,832,473;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $3,937,096;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,235,743;
  • 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 $1,413,350;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1,383,029.
Russia's exports to Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
10 Cereals 23,877,340 11.02
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 28,429 0.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,696 0.01 -35.90
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 266,806 0.12 -47.07
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 -100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,512,634 1.16 -61.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 311,631 0.14 39.86
29 Organic chemicals 85,364 0.04 33.82
30 Pharmaceutical products 27,774 0.01 19.06
31 Fertilizers 17,053,199 7.87 -7.50
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,500 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,381 0.00 -91.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 31,573 0.01 2,230.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,442,371 3.43 1,294.31
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 -100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 587,093 0.27 92.23
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,448,624 2.05 -33.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,145 0.00 1,029.43
52 Cotton 1 0.00 -94.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,171 0.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 36 0.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 -100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 -100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,312 0.00 0.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 11,110 0.01 215.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 22 0.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 590 0.00 9,733.33
70 Glass and glassware 29,961 0.01 5,367.34
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
72 Iron and steel 140,221,507 64.69 -25.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 205,652 0.09 3,064.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 73,439 0.03 6,014.82
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13,244,872 6.11 67.27
78 Lead and articles thereof 35,828 0.02
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 536,178 0.25 589.10
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,382 0.00 -67.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 -100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,237,629 1.49 217.97
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 511,482 0.24 -73.43
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 685,716 0.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 64,292 0.03 8.23
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 135,080 0.06 -41.27
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 0 0.00 -100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 25,301 0.01 -79.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 -100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 -100.00
SS Classified 1,027,109 0.47 2,085.34

Russia's Imports from Mexico

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 75.65% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (69.80% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.32% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (10.41% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.44% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (10.13% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.60% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (5.15% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.74% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (1.11% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,785,967;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,839,818;
  • 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 $1,935,810;
  • Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster (HS code 34) - an increase of $735,617;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $709,099;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $598,802.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $11,078,394;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,858,113;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,553,013;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,050,104;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $946,962;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $782,104;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $747,076;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $704,950;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $650,480;
  • 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) - a decrease of $546,574;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $492,880;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $486,446.
Russia's imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 491,096 0.31 -3.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 27,909 0.02 -27.15
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 -100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,838,267 1.18 -9.48
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 742,392 0.47 -58.58
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 396,935 0.25 41.38
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,806 0.00 -37.10
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 -100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 25,292 0.02 88.42
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 46,547 0.03 -2.02
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 -100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 732,922 0.47 24.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,359,264 0.87 -35.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,306,867 5.31 -15.75
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 598,802 0.38
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 218,231 0.14 0.50
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 266 0.00 -84.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 81,051 0.05 -74.31
29 Organic chemicals 225,598 0.14 54.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 811,143 0.52 -14.73
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 967,224 0.62 -19.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 851,374 0.54 22.93
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 739,038 0.47 21,502.98
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 326,816 0.21 86.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 610 0.00 -34.20
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 140,384 0.09 -87.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,723,418 1.10 -29.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,326,671 0.85 -15.35
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 -100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 57,935 0.04 8.10
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23,608 0.02 294.78
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 554 0.00 -1.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 45,127 0.03 -57.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 116,491 0.07 -84.81
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 -100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 16,513 0.01 41.66
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 95,267 0.06 -45.64
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 51,312 0.03 -81.76
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 270,675 0.17 -64.55
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 677,538 0.43 96.53
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,827 0.02 -80.93
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,566 0.00 -91.71
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,882 0.00 -41.26
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 100,481 0.06 -58.38
69 Ceramic products 3,610 0.00 -25.95
70 Glass and glassware 323,253 0.21 -60.08
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 13,718 0.01 -7.00
72 Iron and steel 150,598 0.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,489,595 5.43 -36.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 12,193 0.01 -54.83
75 Nickel and articles thereof 838,816 0.54 546.65
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 346,343 0.22 -50.88
79 Zinc and articles thereof 55 0.00 -87.33
80 Tin and articles thereof 18 0.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 180,772 0.12 268.34
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 945,067 0.60 -45.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 663,759 0.42 -23.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 48,559,151 31.05 16.24
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 22,537,869 14.41 9.40
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 27,347,182 17.49 -28.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 -100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19,848,704 12.69 32.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 554 0.00 216.57
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 25,279 0.02 118.09
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 365,352 0.23 -59.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,657,857 1.06 -14.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 537,962 0.34 -1.06
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,854 0.00 -64.06
SS Classified 45,767 0.03
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