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

Russia’s Trade with Puerto Rico

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Puerto Rico totaled $52,503,756, up 29.90% ($12,084,713) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $8,323,357, up 104.02% ($4,243,615) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $44,180,399, up 21.58% ($7,841,098) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $35,857,042, a 11.15% increase ($3,597,483) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 97th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 104th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0431% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0318% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 121st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 133rd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0116% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0051% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 68th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 71st in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0884% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0767% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Puerto Rico

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 83.42% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (64.74% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.24% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (35.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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) - an increase of $4,302,103;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,352,086;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $27,754.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,438,278.
Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 1,438,278-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,943,517 83.42 2,641,414162.87
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 27,754 0.33 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 23-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 27-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,352,086 16.24 0

Russia’s Imports from Puerto Rico

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes codes 28-40) - 96.15% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (97.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.56% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (1.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $6,538,449;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,467,295;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $575,416.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $298,038;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $217,679;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $205,746.
Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 52,920 0.12 270,599-80.44
29 Organic chemicals 427 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 41,813,834 94.64 35,275,38518.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 89,314 0.20 295,060-69.73
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 576,345 1.30 92961,939.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 221 0.00 111,909.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 65,853 0.15 73,960-10.96
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,094 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 186 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,451 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,558 0.04 314,596-94.74
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 3,785 0.01 24,725-84.69
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,551,331 3.51 84,0361,746.03
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 80 0.00 0

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