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

Russia's Trade with Mexico

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Mexico was $427,489,242, down 5.76% ($26,146,136) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $269,083,086, down 9.56% ($28,453,387) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $158,406,156, up 1.48% ($2,307,251) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $110,676,930, a 21.75% decrease ($30,760,638) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Mexico was Russia's 43rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 44th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3928% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.3327% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Mexico was Russia's 40th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 46th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4050% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.3250% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Mexico was Russia's 46th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 47th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3737% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.3485% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Mexico

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 76.74% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (80.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.10% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (13.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.84% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (0.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.12% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (1.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.52% of Russia's total exports to Mexico (3.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $17,998,040;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $11,781,243.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $31,418,485;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $14,886,118;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5,918,664;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,007,184;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $1,793,798.
Russia's exports to Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 10,000-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7,583 0.00 0
10 Cereals 17,998,040 6.69 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 45,450 0.02 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,951 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,217 0.00 23,986-49.07
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 343,818 0.13 210,96462.97
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 1,793,798-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,410,899 0.52 7,329,563-80.75
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 260,697 0.10 145,91778.66
29 Organic chemicals 18,890 0.01 161,363-88.29
30 Pharmaceutical products 57,485 0.02 4,7101,120.49
31 Fertilizers 25,205,889 9.37 40,092,007-37.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 862 0.00 2,000-56.90
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 0 0.00 102-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,774 0.00 7,131-33.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,042 0.01 4125,250.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,369,291 4.60 588,0482,003.45
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 20-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 536,613 0.20 526,5101.92
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,474,389 0.92 2,469,0600.22
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,153 0.00 2521,944.84
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 9 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 39 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,556 0.00 11,988-53.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 49 0.00 27,817-99.82
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 23,625 0.01 0
69 Ceramic products 521 0.00 104 400-99.50
70 Glass and glassware 61,653 0.02 28,238118.33
72 Iron and steel 192,602,063 71.58 195,609,247-1.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 32,691 0.01 48,115-32.06
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,236 0.00 1681,230.95
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 5,686-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13,349,115 4.96 44,767,600-70.18
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 1-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 520,966 0.19 159,102227.44
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 26,262-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 104-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 625,597 0.23 525,65119.01
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 344,862 0.13 762,891-54.80
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 573,484 0.21 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 68,449 0.03 47,44644.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 52,868 0.02 54,885-3.67
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 280 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 38,500 0.01 10,732258.74
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 15-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,480 0.00 1,940-23.71
SS Classified 0 0.00 1,978,342-100.00

Russia's Imports from Mexico

The major share of Russian imports from Mexico 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) - 73.79% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (72.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.68% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (8.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.36% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (7.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.18% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (7.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.26% of Russia's total imports from Mexico (0.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $5,384,430;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,662,244;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2,066,522;
  • 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 $1,659,521;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,148,341;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $668,285.

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

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $3,332,068;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,920,696;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,264,065;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $951,645;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $919,700;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $834,285;
  • 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 $776,834;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $644,417;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $582,461.
Russia's imports from Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 438,238 0.28 1,357,938-67.73
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 24,261 0.02 17,65537.42
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 444 0.00 132,789-99.67
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,054,699 1.30 906,358126.70
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,083,734 0.68 959,02213.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 391,941 0.25 433,263-9.54
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 12,688 0.01 1777,068.36
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 41,974 0.03 25,21666.46
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 7,528 0.00 82,690-90.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 491,026 0.31 642,373-23.56
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 925,158 0.58 1,876,803-50.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,742,746 8.04 7,358,31673.17
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 283,554 0.18 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 322,802 0.20 122,426163.67
26 Ores, slag and ash 329,434 0.21 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 265 0.00 2,916-90.91
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 34,890 0.02 811,724-95.70
29 Organic chemicals 308,156 0.19 221,61439.05
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,690,826 1.70 3,273,287-17.79
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 605,590 0.38 956,429-36.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 864,436 0.55 442,26795.46
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 439,185 0.28 377,49616.34
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 412,584 0.26 431,525-4.39
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 82 0.00 277-70.40
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 202,644 0.13 620,480-67.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,489,081 1.57 3,323,366-25.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,025,541 1.28 1,733,48616.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 244,033 0.15 27,034802.69
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 25,326 0.02 22,55412.29
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 68 0.00 340-80.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 23,671 0.01 76,437-69.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 302,785 0.19 218,66838.47
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 25,742 0.02 24,9033.37
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 108,852 0.07 135,022-19.38
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 133,893 0.08 306,013-56.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 417,689 0.26 335,99824.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,030,854 0.65 362,569184.32
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 262,637 0.17 141,72585.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 18,044 0.01 41,221-56.23
65 Headgear and parts thereof 163 0.00 794-79.47
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 265,302 0.17 212,31424.96
69 Ceramic products 63,749 0.04 31,713101.02
70 Glass and glassware 490,559 0.31 626,874-21.75
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10,314 0.01 4452,217.75
72 Iron and steel 114,044 0.07 41,640173.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,411,883 2.79 5,675,948-22.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 15,521 0.01 10,06454.22
75 Nickel and articles thereof 235,864 0.15 16,2191,354.25
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 426,421 0.27 670,831-36.43
78 Lead and articles thereof 207 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 159 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12,553 0.01 26,255-52.19
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 825,782 0.52 4,157,850-80.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 571,848 0.36 742,513-22.98
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 30,596,590 19.32 30,502,7150.31
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 30,635,218 19.34 28,975,6975.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 36,477,189 23.03 33,814,9457.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,059,207 1.93 992,685208.18
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,115,650 10.17 19,036,346-15.34
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,778 0.00 1531,062.09
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 21,990 0.01 14,21254.73
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 688,963 0.43 490,81840.37
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 836,836 0.53 1,481,253-43.50
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 711,265 0.45 767,989-7.39
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 6,255-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia