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Russian trade with Brazil in the 2nd 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 Brazil in the second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Brazil

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Brazil was $1,074,685,349, down 21.84% ($300,245,246) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $435,166,115, down 31.33% ($198,583,217) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $639,519,234, down 13.72% ($101,662,029) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $204,353,119, a 90.22% increase ($96,921,188) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Brazil was Russia's 23rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 21st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9874% of Russia's total trade (down from 1.0085% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Brazil was Russia's 32nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 26th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.6549% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.6923% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Brazil was Russia's 17th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 14th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.5086% of Russia's total imports (down from 1.6548% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Brazil

The major share of Russian exports to Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 87.07% of Russia's total exports to Brazil (82.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.76% of Russia's total exports to Brazil (10.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.84% of Russia's total exports to Brazil (0.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.64% of Russia's total exports to Brazil (5.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.56% of Russia's total exports to Brazil (0.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $5,455,414;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $4,982,902;
  • 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 $2,565,268.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $127,507,609;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $27,420,950;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $23,633,726;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $17,850,978;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $11,597,293;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,585,531.
Russia's exports to Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 213,984 0.05 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 79,336 0.02 12,759521.80
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,935,279 1.59 18,532,572-62.58
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 26,838,333 6.17 50,472,059-46.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,899,631 0.90 1,334,463192.25
29 Organic chemicals 908,645 0.21 407,253123.12
31 Fertilizers 365,870,806 84.08 493,378,415-25.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,080 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 500 0.00 124303.23
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,501 0.00 2,84358.32
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 84,047 0.02 160,461-47.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 563,292 0.13 2,148,823-73.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,543,975 1.73 25,394,953-70.29
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8 0.00 62-87.10
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 220,550 0.05 73,636199.51
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 816,824 0.19 1,195,342-31.67
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 782,852 0.18 1,193,847-34.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,982,914 1.15 1241,524,183.33
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,950 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,448 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 57 0.00 512-88.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 77,010 0.02 55,91637.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,060 0.00 2,67414.44
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 22,761 0.01 15,10050.74
69 Ceramic products 146,004 0.03 3,0294,720.20
70 Glass and glassware 1,269 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 3,741,194 0.86 31,162,144-87.99
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,314,693 0.53 3,416,068-32.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 18,428 0.00 15122,753.33
75 Nickel and articles thereof 277 0.00 344-19.48
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 875,185 0.20 1,688,652-48.17
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 176,747 0.04 622,258-71.60
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 133 0.00 3,439-96.13
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,102 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 567,986 0.13 804,602-29.41
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 6,531,771 1.50 1,076,357506.84
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 180,120 0.04 51,236251.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 726,326 0.17 235,483208.44
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 19,037 0.00 20,047-5.04
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 3,400-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 280,532-100.00

Russia's Imports from Brazil

The major share of Russian imports from Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 84.82% of Russia's total imports from Brazil (86.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.84% of Russia's total imports from Brazil (4.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.25% of Russia's total imports from Brazil (4.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.67% of Russia's total imports from Brazil (2.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $79,697,057;
  • 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 $5,934,028;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,204,595;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $2,217,676.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $103,662,736;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $51,627,442;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $9,385,456;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $6,239,715;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $5,854,318;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $5,810,568;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $3,779,179;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $3,756,418;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,413,215.
Russia's imports from Brazil in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 259,214,586 40.53 362,877,322-28.57
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,083,278 0.17 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,483,914 0.39 2,018,81523.04
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 57 0.00 331-82.78
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,820,201 0.60 9,630,769-60.33
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 21,730,923 3.40 25,510,102-14.81
10 Cereals 106,594 0.02 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 428 0.00 809-47.10
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 152,350,951 23.82 72,653,894109.69
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,224,089 0.35 6,41334,580.94
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 343 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 493,457 0.08 79,556520.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,828,804 0.29 53,456,246-96.58
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 28,962 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 15,990,869 2.50 17,757,636-9.95
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17,864,166 2.79 21,620,584-17.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 22,493 0.00 88,097-74.47
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,339,707 0.99 12,579,422-49.60
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 56,829,165 8.89 66,214,621-14.17
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 557,341 0.09 366,03552.26
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 5,854,418-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 46 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 26,970,746 4.22 21,036,71828.21
29 Organic chemicals 4,955,686 0.77 4,515,6249.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 803,543 0.13 1,167,364-31.17
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 351,810 0.06 152,198131.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 274,163 0.04 400,202-31.49
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 232,225 0.04 116,21699.82
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,608,286 0.25 706,926127.50
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 10,404 0.00 18,794-44.64
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 100,854 0.02 709,146-85.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 770,281 0.12 762,6501.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,247,945 0.20 1,221,1072.20
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 333,034 0.05 411,813-19.13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20,846 0.00 4,404384.34
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 236,830 0.04 67,330251.75
45 Cork and articles of cork 8 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,724,095 0.43 4,048,990-32.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 397,161 0.06 158,255150.96
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 408 0.00 2,492-83.63
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 468,419 0.07 518,277-9.62
54 Man-made filaments 115,061 0.02 549,541-79.06
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 89,538 0.01 56159,789.29
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 49,750 0.01 76,295-34.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 68,858 0.01 41,90164.33
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 40,650 0.01 8,822360.78
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30,067 0.00 44,143-31.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,325,595 0.36 2,518,458-7.66
65 Headgear and parts thereof 183 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,279,769 0.20 957,85233.61
69 Ceramic products 1,025 0.00 15,931-93.57
70 Glass and glassware 125,804 0.02 75,84265.88
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 75,781 0.01 10,095650.68
72 Iron and steel 25,187,474 3.94 28,600,689-11.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 992,317 0.16 486,496103.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 260,010 0.04 182,39542.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 29,392 0.00 6,012388.89
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,435,300-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 1,255-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 610,604 0.10 840,959-27.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 88,690 0.01 42,539108.49
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,611,869 2.60 13,407,27423.90
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 2,967,801 0.46 2,113,67940.41
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,027,159 0.47 1,846,63763.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 857,755 0.13 970,853-11.65
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 30,496 0.00 6,789349.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,414 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 173,054 0.03 34,675399.07
SS Classified 0 0.00 173,399-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia