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

Russia's Trade with Ecuador

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Ecuador totaled $380,695,825, up 8.50% ($29,840,186) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $59,080,299, up 31.55% ($14,170,648) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $321,615,526, up 5.12% ($15,669,538) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $262,535,227, a 0.57% increase ($1,498,890) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Ecuador was Russia's 47th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 48th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3498% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.2573% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Ecuador was Russia's 73rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 86th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0889% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.0491% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Ecuador was Russia's 29th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.7587% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.6831% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Ecuador

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 40.51% of Russia's total exports to Ecuador (7.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 29.32% of Russia's total exports to Ecuador (37.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 16.47% of Russia's total exports to Ecuador (41.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.43% of Russia's total exports to Ecuador (9.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.10% of Russia's total exports to Ecuador (3.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Ecuador 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 $14,545,028;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,149,170;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,374,582;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,285,161;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $405,375;
  • 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 $381,170.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd 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 $8,966,740;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $511,511;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $213,523;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $212,523;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $182,096.
Russia's exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 2,208-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 41,991 0.07 129,848-67.66
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,687,412 16.40 18,654,152-48.07
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,798,081 3.04 1,416,91126.90
29 Organic chemicals 40,640 0.07 0
31 Fertilizers 14,765,599 24.99 14,460,2242.82
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 30,201 0.05 0
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 9,283 0.02 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 223 0.00 244-8.61
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 74,239 0.13 286,762-74.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 127,544 0.22 285,001-55.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 476,307 0.81 658,403-27.66
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 39,366 0.07 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 26,185 0.04 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,508,247 9.32 4,223,08630.43
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 97,368 0.16 32,384200.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 583 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 1,004,811 1.70 1,516,322-33.73
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,402,871 2.37 28,2894,859.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,393 0.00 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 21 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10,420 0.02 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,454 0.00 701,977.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,172,285 15.53 3,023,115203.41
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 14,612,176 24.73 67,14821,661.15
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 727 0.00 214,250-99.66
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 150,872 0.26 11,2341,242.99

Russia's Imports from Ecuador

The major share of Russian imports from Ecuador 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) - 99.99% of Russia's total imports from Ecuador (99.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $11,933,705;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $8,521,830;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,962,334.

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

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $7,626,540.
Russia's imports from Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 9,001,881 2.80 7,039,54727.88
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 35,394,030 11.01 43,020,570-17.73
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 339,244-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 263,935,020 82.07 252,001,3154.74
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 15,802 0.00 36,900-57.18
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 68,493 0.02 67,5871.34
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 240,849 0.07 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 87 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 936,477 0.29 6,85313,565.21
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,583,518 0.49 1,364,06516.09
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 10,301,219 3.20 1,779,389478.92
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 95,779 0.03 255,582-62.53
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 902-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,624 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 184-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 357 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 225 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,061 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,707 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 716 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 404 0.00 766-47.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 85 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,012 0.01 3385,820.71
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 32,121-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 180 0.00 625-71.20
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia