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Russian trade with Colombia in the 3rd 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 Colombia in the third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Colombia was $53,665,758, down 43.53% ($41,364,434) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $28,215,820, down 53.75% ($32,792,762) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $25,449,938, down 25.19% ($8,571,672) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $2,765,882, a 89.75% decrease ($24,221,090) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Colombia was Russia’s 96th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 83rd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0440% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0749% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Colombia was Russia’s 95th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 78th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0392% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0767% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Colombia was Russia’s 82nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 74th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0509% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0718% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 37.61% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (85.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 27.95% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (7.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.24% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (4.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 9.70% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.66% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (3.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.19% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (0.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,335,902;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $2,737,040;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $689,883;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $625,387;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $270,463;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $175,188;
  • 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 $153,467;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $127,229.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $40,342,865;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,662,917;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,258,856;
  • 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) - a decrease of $492,552;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $413,454;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $319,491;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $233,418;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $88,211.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 22,228 0.08 27,248-18.42
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 11,988-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,443,227 8.66 1,817,84034.40
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 232,827 0.83 79,360193.38
29 Organic chemicals 126,182 0.45 214,493-41.14
31 Fertilizers 9,017,957 31.96 49,360,822-81.73
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,279 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 7,200-100.00
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 638 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 467 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 275,410 0.98 594,901-53.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 255,918 0.91 669,372-61.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 700,106 2.48 933,524-25.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 495 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 209,437 0.74 82,208154.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 124,681 0.44 84,10448.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 376 0.00 1,891-80.12
52 Cotton 0 0.00 31-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 37,925-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 2-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 986 0.00 471109.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 307 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 59,259 0.21 58,3701.52
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 243 0.00 891-72.73
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 148-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 28,130 0.10 4076,811.55
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,737,076 9.70 367,602,888.89
72 Iron and steel 7,709,254 27.32 373,3521,964.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 164,394 0.58 2,827,311-94.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 503 0.00 4,517-88.86
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,352 0.02 8,124-46.43
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,962 0.01 1,261,818-99.77
78 Lead and articles thereof 138 0.00 33318.18
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 425 0.00 12,789-96.68
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 511 0.00 30567.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,805 0.01 5,155-45.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,711,320 6.07 1,021,43767.54
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 637,496 2.26 1,130,048-43.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 178,053 0.63 2,8656,114.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 645,541 2.29 375,07872.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 20,807 0.07 0
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 0 0.00 32-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 574 0.00 461,147.83
SS Classified 897,456 3.18 2,54035,232.91

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 86.46% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (88.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.99% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (7.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.29% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (0.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,638,974;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $401,959;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $126,934.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $3,620,661;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $3,122,913;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,584,276;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,289,320;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $1,030,968;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $617,331;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $316,358.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3,901,553 15.33 7,024 466-44.46
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7,438 0.03 13,678-45.62
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 258,000 1.01 224,50414.92
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 7,473,013 29.36 11,093,674-32.64
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 9,893-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 311,201 1.22 184,26768.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,949,304 19.45 6,238,624-20.67
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 13,693-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 20,846 0.08 29,337-28.94
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 31,250-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 421,533 1.66 490,525-14.06
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 520,929 2.05 1,551,897-66.43
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 922 0.00 2,977-69.03
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,028,021 15.83 1,389,047189.98
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 22,067 0.09 10,604108.10
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 88,271 0.35 1,672,547-94.72
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,778,073 6.99 2,395,404-25.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 17,987 0.07 54,097-66.75
29 Organic chemicals 2,293 0.01 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 122 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 558,731 2.20 156,772256.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 430 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 24,815-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,170 0.01 858269.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 100 0.00 6944.93
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 174-100.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 34 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,878 0.02 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 117 0.00 32265.63
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 123,565 0.49 110,24112.09
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24,742 0.10 6503,706.46
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13,453 0.05 64,251-79.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 29,635-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 38 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 76-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,451 0.03 11,197-24.52
69 Ceramic products 3,228 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 151 0.00 31,139-99.52
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 956 0.00 53578.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,078 0.00 165553.33
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 23-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,000-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,847 0.01 799131.16
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,261 0.01 1,44456.58
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 0.00 300-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 28,098 0.11 13,588106.79
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4 0.00 262-98.47
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 0 0.00 3,170-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 819,073 3.22 1,135,431-27.86
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,960 0.02 0
SS Classified 50,000 0.20 4,5001,011.11
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