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

Russia's Trade with Uruguay

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Uruguay totaled $29,464,971, up 7.22% ($1,984,823) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Uruguay in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $11,969,905, up 257.26% ($8,619,441) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Uruguay in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $17,495,066, down 27.50% ($6,634,618) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Uruguay in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $5,525,161, a 73.41% decrease ($15,254,059) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Uruguay was Russia's 105th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 107th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0303% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.0208% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Uruguay was Russia's 103rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 125th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0195% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.0037% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Uruguay was Russia's 86th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 78th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0487% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.0574% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Uruguay

The major share of Russian exports to Uruguay 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) - 92.69% of Russia's total exports to Uruguay (60.92% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.08% of Russia's total exports to Uruguay (29.46% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.14% of Russia's total exports to Uruguay (9.52% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Uruguay 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 $8,854,394;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $166,107.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Uruguay in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 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 $188,321;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $181,855;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $71,021.
Russia's exports to Uruguay in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,000 0.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 309,738 2.59 -18.65
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 417,980 3.49 -31.06
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,035,000 8.65 19.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,839 0.06
31 Fertilizers 10,026,711 83.77 755.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 25,606 0.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 299 0.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 137,031 1.14 -57.03
73 Articles of iron or steel 201 0.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8 0.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,591 0.01 -45.29
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 3,107 0.03 676.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 492 0.00
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 785 0.01
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,517 0.03

Russia's Imports from Uruguay

The major share of Russian imports from Uruguay 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) - 93.72% of Russia's total imports from Uruguay (99.92% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.43% of Russia's total imports from Uruguay (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.72% of Russia's total imports from Uruguay (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $475,640;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $389,760;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $205,754.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Uruguay 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) - a decrease of $4,685,338;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $1,470,714;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $957,181;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $459,335.
Russia's imports from Uruguay in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3,051,767 17.44 -60.56
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 465,550 2.66 -49.66
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12,344,818 70.56 -10.65
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 87,514 0.50 -31.23
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 -100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 226,399 1.29 -80.87
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 212,742 1.22 -17.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,541 0.04 -87.05
30 Pharmaceutical products 205,754 1.18
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,483 0.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 389,760 2.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,972 0.02 350.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 531 0.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 -100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 13,803 0.08
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 463 0.00 952.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 -100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 -100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 475,640 2.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 173 0.00
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 260 0.00 213.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,896 0.05 1,224.83
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia