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

Russia's Trade with Paraguay

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Paraguay was $200,859,839, down 32.49% ($96,666,015) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $2,594,242, down 70.04% ($6,066,034) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $198,265,597, down 31.36% ($90,599,981) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $195,671,355, a 30.17% decrease ($84,533,947) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Paraguay was Russia's 66th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 55th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1845% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.2182% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Paraguay was Russia's 130th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 117th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0039% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.0095% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Paraguay was Russia's 39th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 31st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4677% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.6450% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Paraguay

The major share of Russian exports to Paraguay 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) - 55.40% of Russia's total exports to Paraguay (93.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 35.90% of Russia's total exports to Paraguay (4.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.31% of Russia's total exports to Paraguay (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.18% of Russia's total exports to Paraguay (0.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia's total exports to Paraguay (1.35% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Paraguay 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) - an increase of $573,098;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $154,000;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $21,106;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $9,659.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Paraguay 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 $6,711,195;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $117,000.
Russia's exports to Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 117,000-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 21,106 0.81 0
31 Fertilizers 1,415,851 54.58 8,127,046-82.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 150 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 94 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 56,553 2.18 52,9286.85
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 16 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 200 0.01 360-44.44
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 318 0.01 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 70 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,766 0.18 4,5814.04
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 931,459 35.90 358,361159.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,659 0.37 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 154,000 5.94 0

Russia's Imports from Paraguay

The major share of Russian imports from Paraguay 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 Paraguay (99.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • No such product groups.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Paraguay 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 $51,597,471;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $35,859,627;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $2,658,405.
Russia's imports from Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 52,115,624 26.29 103,713,095-49.75
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 53,000 0.03 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 178,953 0.09 2,837,358-93.69
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 145,813,988 73.54 181,673,615-19.74
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 79,251 0.04 618,265-87.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,168 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 17,613 0.01 20,935-15.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 2,308-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia