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

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Ecuador was $288,452,724, down 14.38% ($48,438,151) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $53,975,171, down 44.53% ($43,332,198) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $234,477,553, down 2.13% ($5,105,953) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $180,502,382, a 26.87% increase ($38,226,245) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Ecuador was Russia’s 54th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 49th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2366% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2654% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Ecuador was Russia’s 79th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 69th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0750% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1224% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Ecuador was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 35th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4692% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.5056% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

The major share of Russian exports to Ecuador 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) - 33.03% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (15.83% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.38% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (39.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 24.63% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (12.46% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.96% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (2.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.30% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (27.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (2.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,151,413;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,071,918;
  • 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 $1,054,616;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,005,624;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $715,687;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $381,646;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $214,308.

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $23,720,518;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $13,910,565;
  • 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 $10,452,894;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,103,670;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $164,819.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
10 Cereals 0 0.00 2,103,670-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 3,024-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 95,428 0.18 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,196,782 24.45 12,124,8648.84
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,546,758 2.87 492,142214.29
31 Fertilizers 15,000,396 27.79 13,994,7727.19
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14,895 0.03 2,036631.58
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 5,306 0.01 728628.85
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 77-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 233,935 0.43 219,2396.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 316,869 0.59 366,404-13.52
40 Rubber and articles thereof 707,145 1.31 325,499117.25
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 107,353 0.20 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 130,428 0.24 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,598,749 8.52 2,447,33687.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 135,315 0.25 95,65641.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 447-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 9,270-100.00
72 Iron and steel 2,657,822 4.92 2,822,641-5.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,856 0.03 23,736,374-99.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 715,687 1.33 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,304 0.02 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 997 0.00 5,197-80.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,310,377 11.69 20,220,942-68.79
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 7,545,291 13.98 17,998,185-58.08
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 383,628 0.71 169,320126.57
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 43,250 0.08 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 314-100.00
SS Classified 204,600 0.38 169,23220.90

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

The major share of Russian imports from Ecuador 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) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ecuador 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 $11,965,030;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $6,995,596.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ecuador 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 $20,673,144;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $2,911,104.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 12,930,236 5.51 5,934,640117.88
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 30,964,482 13.21 51,637,626-40.04
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 39,023 0.02 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 175,113,693 74.68 178,024,797-1.64
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 7,569-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 82,990 0.04 90,116-7.91
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 20,817-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 38,831 0.02 54,181-28.33
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,485,386 0.63 1,113,97733.34
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13,796,731 5.88 1,831,701653.22
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 355,853-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,915-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 652 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 37 0.00 9,395-99.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 25,793-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 555 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,034 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,577 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 601 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 9,083-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,421 0.00 52,511-95.39
74 Copper and articles thereof 86 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 16,615-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 129 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,849 0.01 383,382-96.65
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 4,387 0.00 1,771147.71
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 7,419-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 853 0.00 4,445-80.37

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