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

Russia’s Trade with the Dominican Republic

In 2016, Russia’s trade with the Dominican Republic was $43,737,857, down 52.41% ($48,166,262) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in 2016 were $28,804,768, down 63.74% ($50,635,496) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in 2016 totaled $14,933,089, up 19.81% ($2,469,234) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Dominican Republic in 2016 was $13,871,679, a 79.29% decrease ($53,104,730) over 2015.

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 131st largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 116th in 2015), accounting for 0.0094% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0175% in 2015).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 124th largest export market in 2016 (down from 103rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0101% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0231% in 2015).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 107th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 108th in 2015), accounting for 0.0082% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0068% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to the Dominican Republic

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 53.04% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (86.01% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.27% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (8.19% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.97% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (2.00% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.75% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.21% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.26% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.87% in 2015).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,620,024;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,439,924;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $335,846.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $52,936,401;
  • 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 $2,631,150;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $537,994;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $109,289;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $87,624.
Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
10 Cereals 4,025,141 13.97 1,585,217153.92
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 204 0.00 850-76.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 11,619-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 939,122 3.26 1,477,116-36.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,761,733 9.59 5,392,883-48.79
31 Fertilizers 3,561,343 12.36 941,319278.34
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,268 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 76 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 88,055 0.31 175,679-49.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 83,856 0.29 11,867606.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,283,016 4.45 947,17035.46
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 816-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,000 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,407 0.04 21,990-48.13
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 542,186 1.88 520,2864.21
69 Ceramic products 15,709 0.05 0
72 Iron and steel 15,278,084 53.04 68,214,485-77.60
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 109,289-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 145 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 455 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 61,985 0.22 0
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 11,605 0.04 11,762-1.33
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 70,642 0.25 3,8251,746.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,479 0.04 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 53,257 0.18 13,900283.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 191-100.00

Russia’s Imports from the Dominican Republic

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.68% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (26.13% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 31.00% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (41.41% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.41% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (20.27% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.05% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (4.63% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.40% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (6.59% in 2015).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $2,352,333;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $882,512;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $215,493;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $175,987.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in 2016 over 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) - a decrease of $435,530;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $173,606;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $149,610;
  • 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 $119,108;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $111,287;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $89,022;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $59,855.
Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 28,779 0.19 117,801-75.57
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 178,359 1.19 289,646-38.42
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 90,837 0.61 96,948-6.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 23,223 0.16 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 14,481-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,264,308 28.56 1,911,975123.03
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,041,329 6.97 825,83626.09
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,272,066 21.91 2,389,55436.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 28,565 0.19 88,420-67.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 45,226 0.30 48,520-6.79
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,839 0.01 2,972-38.12
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 20,404-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 67,050 0.45 95,181-29.56
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 284 0.00 114149.12
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 15,643 0.10 5,447187.19
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 100,426 0.67 274,032-63.35
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 391,761 2.62 541,371-27.64
72 Iron and steel 751,523 5.03 575,53630.58
73 Articles of iron or steel 656 0.00 733-10.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,628 0.02 1,37191.68
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 21,365 0.14 12317,269.92
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 143,393 0.96 262,501-45.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 94 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,463,729 29.89 4,899,259-8.89
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 5 0.00 70-92.86
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,530-100.00

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