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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Paraguay was $708,292,476, down 18.74% ($163,356,404) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2016 were $11,421,712, down 15.92% ($2,163,254) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2016 were $696,870,764, down 18.79% ($161,193,150) from 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in 2016 was $685,449,052, a 18.83% decrease ($159,029,896) over 2015.

Paraguay was Russia’s 69th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 66th in 2015), accounting for 0.1514% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1656% in 2015).

Paraguay was Russia’s 141st largest export market in 2016 (up from 143rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0040% of Russia’s total exports (just as in 2015).

Paraguay was Russia’s 40th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 35th in 2015), accounting for 0.3823% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4697% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 50.45% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (86.73% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 32.84% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (8.94% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.10% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (0.43% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.18% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (0.34% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.45% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (1.01% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.75% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (1.99% in 2015).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,537,563;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,043,133;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $339,371;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $140,284;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $51,495.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $6,040,192;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $117,000;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $68,331;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $57,728.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 85,661 0.75 153,992-44.37
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 117,000-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 24,122 0.21 45,841-47.38
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 339,371 2.97 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10,835 0.09 0
29 Organic chemicals 21,106 0.18 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,220 0.02 0
31 Fertilizers 5,682,145 49.75 11,722,337-51.53
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 41,583 0.36 59,124-29.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,354 0.04 2711,506.64
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 241 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 253,112 2.22 112,828124.33
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 27,074 0.24 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 24,893-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 31 0.00 94-67.02
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 16 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 200 0.00 1,435-86.06
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 446 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 70 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,336 0.06 64,064-90.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 16,339 0.14 9,09179.73
70 Glass and glassware 865 0.01 1,474-41.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 190 0.00 2,451-92.25
74 Copper and articles thereof 615 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,749,118 32.82 1,211,555209.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 870 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 51,495 0.45 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,101,649 9.65 58,5161,782.65
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 1,614 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 34 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (99.99% in 2015).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $122,262,668;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $29,496,522;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $8,082,897.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 262,323,244 37.64 384,585,912-31.79
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 253,000 0.04 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,431,824 0.35 10,514,721-76.87
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 4,412-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 430,772,013 61.82 460,268,535-6.41
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,046,466 0.15 2,606,740-59.86
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,449 0.00 294,896.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,656 0.00 368350.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 12,552 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 678-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 28,560 0.00 72,801-60.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 432-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 9,286-100.00

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