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

Russia’s Trade with Guatemala

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Guatemala was $53,530,850, down 12.05% ($7,331,770) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2016 were $37,260,986, down 23.40% ($11,383,108) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2016 totaled $16,269,864, up 33.16% ($4,051,338) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Guatemala in 2016 was $20,991,122, a 42.37% decrease ($15,434,446) over 2015.

Guatemala was Russia’s 125th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 124th in 2015), accounting for 0.0114% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0116% in 2015).

Guatemala was Russia’s 119th largest export market in 2016 (down from 116th in 2015), accounting for 0.0131% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0142% in 2015).

Guatemala was Russia’s 106th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 109th in 2015), accounting for 0.0089% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0067% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Guatemala

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 87.50% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (83.80% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.13% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (9.61% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.29% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (5.37% in 2015).

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $296,518;
  • 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 $234,453;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $124,715.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $8,585,140;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,942,025;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,384,172;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $270,583.
Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,627 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 21,060 0.06 24,605-14.41
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,227,725 3.29 2,611,897-52.99
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 637,462 1.71 403,00958.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,325 0.01 10,380-58.33
31 Fertilizers 31,691,441 85.05 40,276,581-21.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 124,715 0.33 0
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 0 0.00 312-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,954-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 89,136 0.24 67,90431.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 54,459 0.15 3,4791,465.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 296,518 0.80 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,733,729 7.34 4,675,754-41.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 152 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 48,871-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16,456 0.04 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 8,955-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,350-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 101-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 16-100.00
72 Iron and steel 62,165 0.17 54,64413.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 60,538 0.16 3,8831,459.05
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 50,219 0.13 320,802-84.35
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 90-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 95,365 0.26 38,548147.39
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 70,598 0.19 61,36915.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 6,474-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 22,694 0.06 23,109-1.80
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 602 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 4-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Guatemala

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 98.19% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (96.13% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.68% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (3.75% in 2015).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,314,791;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $1,722,911;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $563,446;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $50,228.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $184,182;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $182,308;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $155,722;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $62,869.
Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 353,196 2.17 535,504-34.04
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 135,118 0.83 177,785-24.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 369,963 2.27 432,832-14.53
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,816,523 35.75 4,093,61242.09
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 779,212 4.79 934,934-16.66
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 131 0.00 15773.33
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,112,059 6.84 548,613102.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 50,382 0.31 25,028101.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 3,679-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 649,539 3.99 599,3118.38
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 6,708,943 41.24 4,394,15252.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,655 0.03 6,443-12.23
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 121-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 167 0.00 1529.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,059 0.01 7,943-86.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,226 0.03 2641,879.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 173,914 1.07 174,192-0.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 99,564 0.61 283,746-64.91
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1-100.00
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 9,106 0.06 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 107 0.00 199-46.23

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