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Russian trade with Ecuador in 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 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Ecuador was $1,400,318,062, down 0.45% ($6,381,772) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2016 were $188,563,620, down 27.77% ($72,489,691) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2016 totaled $1,211,754,442, up 5.77% ($66,107,919) from 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in 2016 was $1,023,190,822, a 15.67% increase ($138,597,610) over 2015.

Ecuador was Russia’s 50th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 49th in 2015), accounting for 0.2994% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2673% in 2015).

Ecuador was Russia’s 84th largest export market in 2016 (down from 77th in 2015), accounting for 0.0660% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0760% in 2015).

Ecuador was Russia’s 30th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 32nd in 2015), accounting for 0.6648% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.6271% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.71% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (31.84% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 29.26% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (26.05% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 21.91% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (21.80% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 11.68% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (5.50% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.02% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (13.79% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2016 over 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 $7,753,645;
  • 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 $4,158,608;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,172,623;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,702,591;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $812,862;
  • 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) - an increase of $605,582.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $28,094,408;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $25,619,088;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $15,499,239;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $14,965,345;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $5,001,186;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $644,946.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 97,139 0.05 62415,467.15
10 Cereals 1,458,724 0.77 2,103,670-30.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 204 0.00 5,640-96.38
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 158,890 0.08 245,661-35.32
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 41,159,327 21.83 56,658,566-27.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,136,521 3.78 2,977,913139.65
29 Organic chemicals 75,968 0.04 118,028-35.64
31 Fertilizers 47,922,252 25.41 76,016,660-36.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 94,772 0.05 2,0364,554.81
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 22,270 0.01 4,262422.52
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 223 0.00 321-30.53
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 705,735 0.37 834,411-15.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,127,715 0.60 1,254,041-10.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,715,911 1.44 1,903,04942.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 259,044 0.14 13,1221,874.12
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 289,289 0.15 607,129-52.35
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21,480,458 11.39 13,726,81356.49
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 512 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 549,885 0.29 416,84331.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 35 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 583 0.00 44730.43
70 Glass and glassware 1,570 0.00 9,270-83.06
72 Iron and steel 3,662,633 1.94 8,663,819-57.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,671,120 0.89 27,290,208-93.88
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,599 0.00 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,909 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,200,764 1.17 28,1417,720.49
78 Lead and articles thereof 75 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10,586 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,304 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13,011 0.01 5,267147.03
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 19,754,324 10.48 34,719,669-43.10
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 33,199,730 17.61 32,594,1481.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 53,890 0.03 221,713-75.69
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,161,448 1.15 458,857371.05
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 92,000 0.05 3,4372,576.75
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 314-100.00
SS Classified 471,200 0.25 169 232178.43

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.98% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.94% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $85,283,286;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $33,904,792;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $8,862,041.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2016 over 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 $62,355,408.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 34,391,809 2.84 25,529,76834.71
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 136,122,931 11.23 198,478,339-31.42
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 192,009 0.02 1,275,731-84.95
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 982,368,970 81.07 897,085,6849.51
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 109,128 0.01 106,8172.16
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 279,396 0.02 315,402-11.42
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 525,155 0.04 372,21541.09
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 87 0.00 78,639-99.89
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,151,600 0.18 524,041310.58
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,860,610 0.48 4,924,38619.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 48,949,085 4.04 15,044,293225.37
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 535,250 0.04 1,176,465-54.50
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 902-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,624 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,915-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 652 0.00 24,462-97.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,020 0.00 9,395-89.14
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,246 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,061 0.00 30,702-73.74
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 6,981 0.00 0
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 4,596 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,606 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,071 0.00 8,788-42.30
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 9,083-100.00
69 Ceramic products 509 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,182 0.00 56,393-94.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 876 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 16,615-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 419 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 54,248 0.00 393,859-86.23
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 18,209 0.00 148,655-87.75
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 197 0.00 8,327-97.63
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38,631 0.00 25,64750.63
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 17,126 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 51 0.00 0
SS Classified 88,552 0.01 0

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