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

Russia’s Trade with the Dominican Republic

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with the Dominican Republic was $15,305,383, down 4.91% ($791,003) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $11,285,653, down 18.03% ($2,483,099) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $4,019,730, up 72.70% ($1,692,096) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $7,265,923, a 36.49% decrease ($4,175,195) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 124th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 125th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0126% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0127% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 116th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 112th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0157% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0173% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 108th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 110th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0080% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0049% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to the Dominican Republic

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 84.41% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (74.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes codes 28-40) - 5.21% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (10.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.34% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (0.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.39% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (11.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic 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 $392,486;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $115,034;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $66,817.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic 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 $1,556,239;
  • 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 $863,971;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $582,666;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $81,529;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $36,220.
Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 1,556,239-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 204 0.00 850-76.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 382,100 3.39 267,06643.07
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 430,561 3.82 1,294,532-66.74
31 Fertilizers 137,785 1.22 151,175-8.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19,258 0.17 55,478-65.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,229 0.10 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 478,785 4.24 86,299454.80
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,819 0.05 698733.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 194,681 1.73 161,81820.31
72 Iron and steel 9,526,577 84.41 10,109,243-5.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 81,529-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,135 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 70,642 0.63 3,8251,746.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,595 0.08 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 18,282 0.16 0

Russia’s Imports from the Dominican Republic

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.90% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (35.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes codes 28-40) - 24.12% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (17.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.37% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (28.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.45% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (9.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.33% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (7.53% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.81% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (1.39% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $916,725;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $612,463;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $261,986;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $20,496.

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $35,487;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $32,422;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $31,685;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $14,481.
Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 10,147 0.25 13,941-27.21
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 20,496 0.51 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 60 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,710 0.17 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 14 481-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 635,415 15.81 373,42970.16
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 226,252 5.63 258,674-12.53
30 Pharmaceutical products 960,189 23.89 347,726176.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,308 0.21 19,664-57.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,178 0.03 32,863-96.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 516 0.01 677-23.78
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 32,601 0.81 32,3630.74
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 30-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 53 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,119 0.05 974117.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 23,309 0.58 30,305-23.09
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 108,474 2.70 143,961-24.65
72 Iron and steel 219,052 5.45 223,626-2.05
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,756 0.14 1025,543.14
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 44,778 1.11 37,27320.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 47 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,714,270 42.65 797,545114.94

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