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

Russia’s Trade with Uruguay

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Uruguay was $141,566,456, down 2.30% ($3,337,426) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Uruguay in 2016 totaled $32,500,866, up 1.33% ($426,952) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Uruguay in 2016 were $109,065,590, down 3.34% ($3,764,378) from 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Uruguay in 2016 was $76,564,724, a 5.19% decrease ($4,191,330) over 2015.

Uruguay was Russia’s 105th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 103rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0303% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0275% in 2015).

Uruguay was Russia’s 120th largest export market in 2016 (up from 125th in 2015), accounting for 0.0114% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0093% in 2015).

Uruguay was Russia’s 80th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 75th in 2015), accounting for 0.0598% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0618% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Uruguay

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 77.58% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (72.15% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 14.98% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (23.42% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.83% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (0.94% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.75% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (2.02% in 2015).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,749,430;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,165,678;
  • 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 $655,953.

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,302,487;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $339,628;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $308,595;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $269,801.
Russia’s exports to Uruguay in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 17,444 0.05 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 178 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 82,043 0.25 19,501320.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 776,414 2.39 3,078,901-74.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,093,725 12.60 4,433,353-7.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,914,445 12.04 3,258,49220.13
29 Organic chemicals 119,353 0.37 427,948-72.11
30 Pharmaceutical products 22,321 0.07 8,474163.41
31 Fertilizers 21,096,721 64.91 19,347,2919.04
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,208 0.02 10,312-49.50
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 1,770 0.01 1,05667.61
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1 0.00 36-97.22
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 43,164 0.13 76,893-43.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,465 0.01 10,197-66.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,262 0.02 1,912279.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,178 0.00 568107.39
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 53 0.00 3170.97
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 569,404 1.75 647,249-12.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 67,650 0.21 126,916-46.70
52 Cotton 162 0.00 70131.43
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 142-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8,690 0.03 1557,833.33
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 29 0.00 2420.83
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 907 0.00 1,094-17.09
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,659 0.01 3,742-2.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,341 0.00 1,401-4.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,796 0.01 5,102-64.80
65 Headgear and parts thereof 59 0.00 95-37.89
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,769 0.01 1,88446.97
69 Ceramic products 134 0.00 209-35.89
70 Glass and glassware 44,149 0.14 15294,226.67
72 Iron and steel 25,707 0.08 295,508-91.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,650 0.02 5,2757.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 920 0.00 3,858-76.15
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 845 0.00 105704.76
80 Tin and articles thereof 13 0.00 19-31.58
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 128 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,483 0.00 518186.29
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,642 0.01 2,047-19.79
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 217,184 0.67 138,14157.22
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 184,930 0.57 139,36832.69
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 436 0.00 8,794-95.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,165,678 3.59 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,547 0.01 14,958-82.97
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 1,810 0.01 1,7672.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,123 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 736 0.00 63316.27
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,517 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Uruguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 96.86% of Russia’s total imports from Uruguay (99.09% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.34% of Russia’s total imports from Uruguay (0.78% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Uruguay 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 $7,122,063;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $904,703;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $511,025;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $497,269;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $360,070;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $356,262;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $329,190.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $10,222,559;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,568,385;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $1,516,575;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $903,578.
Russia’s imports from Uruguay in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 28,381,551 26.02 38,604,110-26.48
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,874,009 2.64 2,362,98421.63
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 52,437,985 48.08 53,954,560-2.81
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 548,270 0.50 1,451,848-62.24
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,996 0.00 6,741-40.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 17,056,560 15.64 9,934,49771.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,938,974 2.69 4,507,359-34.80
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 970,551 0.89 614,28958.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 431,875 0.40 364,97218.33
29 Organic chemicals 88,159 0.08 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 360,070 0.33 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,866 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 329,190 0.30 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 21,300-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,756,840 1.61 852,137106.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,507 0.01 1,482474.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 718 0.00 49245.93
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 92,650-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,754 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 265,063 0.24 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,626 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,941 0.01 4,28638.61
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 27,676 0.03 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 13,395-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8,742 0.01 4,60689.80
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24 0.00 2,117-98.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 4,116-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 14-100.00
69 Ceramic products 1,261 0.00 7,369-82.89
73 Articles of iron or steel 498,099 0.46 83059,911.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 1,869-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,017 0.01 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 1,957 0.00 658197.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 46,309 0.04 21,287117.55

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