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Russian trade with Colombia in the 4th 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 fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Colombia totaled $126,144,651, up 96.94% ($62,090,894) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $100,468,488, up 297.52% ($75,194,624) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $25,676,163, down 33.79% ($13,103,730) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade balance with Colombia went from a deficit of $13,506,029 in the 4th quarter of 2015, to a surplus of $74,792,325 in the 4th quarter of 2016.

Colombia was Russia’s 81st largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 91st in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0926% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0490% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Colombia was Russia’s 71st largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 98th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1198% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0307% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Colombia was Russia’s 84th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 71st in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0490% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0802% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 81.62% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (3.21% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.41% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (44.00% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.42% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (17.29% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.22% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (15.87% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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 $81,192,722;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,031,204;
  • 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 $867,564;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $848,157.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,833,579;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,233,527;
  • 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 $514,852.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 13,500-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 25,744-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,867 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 82,003,401 81.62 810,67910,015.40
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 56,209 0.06 0
29 Organic chemicals 55,504 0.06 198,643-72.06
31 Fertilizers 6,511,850 6.48 9,345,429-30.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 1,595-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 226,000 0.22 3,6006,177.78
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 122 0.00 431-71.69
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 269,213 0.27 429,903-37.38
39 Plastics and articles thereof 550,167 0.55 400,39437.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 783,650 0.78 739,6415.95
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 145,345 0.14 67,362115.77
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 8,924 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 113,319 0.11 83,76835.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 3,736 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2 0.00 31-93.55
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 19,860-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 110,891 0.11 73,15151.59
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 624 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 354 0.00 22,979-98.46
70 Glass and glassware 6,002 0.01 4491,236.75
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 867,564 0.86 0
72 Iron and steel 4,958,903 4.94 4,110,74620.63
73 Articles of iron or steel 425,632 0.42 146,344190.84
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,746 0.00 7,564-50.48
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,696 0.00 6,236-24.70
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,055,266 1.05 24,0624,285.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 1 0.00 50-98.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,370 0.00 44,696-96.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 40 0.00 1,765-97.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,001 0.00 28,483-89.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,088,259 1.08 2,321,786-53.13
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 656,260 0.65 1,171,112-43.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 217,992 0.22 10,8431,910.44
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 272,660 0.27 506,803-46.20
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 2,550-100.00
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 13-100.00
SS Classified 64,897 0.06 4 653 651-98.61

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 89.66% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (92.65% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.06% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (5.53% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $777,242;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $754,136;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $725,982;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $546,748;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $245,194;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $239,505.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $9,141,376;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $5,548,085;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,132,683;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $333,075;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $89,351;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $83,453.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,979,173 11.60 12,120,549-75.42
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 11,400 0.04 4,759139.55
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 245,194 0.95 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5,312,465 20.69 10,860,550-51.08
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 972,735 3.79 218,599344.99
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7,691,092 29.95 6,913,85011.24
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 14,223-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 25,238 0.10 64,423-60.82
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 34,136-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,509,868 5.88 783,88692.61
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 723,848 2.82 807,301-10.34
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,305 0.03 4,77873.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,414,532 13.30 2,867,78419.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 36,403 0.14 10,232255.78
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 90,224 0.35 1,222,907-92.62
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,812,375 7.06 2,145,450-15.52
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 49,593 0.19 10,186386.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 251 0.00 1,434-82.50
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 102,629 0.40 148,288-30.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 97 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,388 0.02 93,739-95.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,949 0.03 20,917-62.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 385 0.00 93313.98
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 461 0.00 11,948-96.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 74-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,024 0.02 2920,672.41
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 35-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 116,496 0.45 40,629186.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 354-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 26,245 0.10 3,643620.42
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 20,286 0.08 71,840-71.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 29,569 0.12 5950,016.95
65 Headgear and parts thereof 290 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,953 0.02 6,824-27.42
70 Glass and glassware 13,636 0.05 4,670191.99
73 Articles of iron or steel 35 0.00 1,085-96.77
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 620 0.00 2,575-75.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,574 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 537 0.00 6,595-91.86
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 1,132-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17,317 0.07 7,877119.84
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 38,865-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 438,561 1.71 199,056120.32
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 415 0.00 26,519-98.44
SS Classified 0 0.00 8 000-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia