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Russian trade with Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 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 the fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Uruguay

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Uruguay totaled $50,541,007, up 28.29% ($11,145,936) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $4,069,705, down 69.36% ($9,211,315) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $46,471,302, up 77.96% ($20,357,251) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $42,401,597, a 230.41% increase ($29,568,566) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Uruguay was Russia’s 98th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 101st in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0371% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0301% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Uruguay was Russia’s 128th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 114th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0049% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0161% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Uruguay was Russia’s 70th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 80th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0886% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0540% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Uruguay

The major share of Russian exports to Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 44.78% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (20.60% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.21% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (1.53% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.21% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (76.18% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.42% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (0.56% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.07% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (0.26% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,155,000;
  • 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 $362,296;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $193,687;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $47,410;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $41,868;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $23,332;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $17,449;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $17,444;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $15,182.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $9,832,074;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $1,107,548;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $85,841;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $32,759;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $12,371.
Russia’s exports to Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 17,444 0.43 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 178 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 9,679-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 1,107,548-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,822,447 44.78 1,628,76011.89
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 574,095 14.11 211,799171.06
29 Organic chemicals 17,449 0.43 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,896 0.07 8,474-65.82
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 9,832,074-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,208 0.13 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 0.04 1,05667.61
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1 0.00 36-97.22
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,998 0.22 41,757-78.45
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,465 0.09 10,197-66.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,078 0.12 1,777185.76
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,159 0.03 568104.05
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 98,317 2.42 74,98531.12
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 67,650 1.66 25,782162.39
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 0.21 1557,833.33
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 30 0.00 2425.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 907 0.02 1,094-17.09
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,659 0.09 3,742-2.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,341 0.03 1,401-4.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,662 0.04 1,781-6.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 59 0.00 95-37.89
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,842 0.05 1,884-2.23
69 Ceramic products 134 0.00 209-35.89
70 Glass and glassware 15,197 0.37 15101,213.33
72 Iron and steel 3,651 0.09 89,492-95.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,217 0.13 5,275-1.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 920 0.02 3,858-76.15
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 845 0.02 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 1,475 0.04 518184.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,643 0.04 2,047-19.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 182,643 4.49 135,23335.06
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 51,968 1.28 44,44816.92
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 0.01 8,794-95.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,155,000 28.38 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,055 0.05 14,426-85.75
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 961 0.02 86511.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,123 0.05 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 736 0.02 63316.27

Russia’s Imports from Uruguay

The major share of Russian imports from Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 98.84% of Russia’s total imports from Uruguay (98.14% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.51% of Russia’s total imports from Uruguay (1.52% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $8,058,383;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $7,316,721;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $4,106,186;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $832,961;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $251,260.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $209,487.
Russia’s imports from Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 15,333,294 33.00 7,274,911110.77
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 593,962 1.28 664,365-10.60
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 19,623,054 42.23 15,516,86826.46
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 81,834 0.18 188,252-56.53
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,991,538 17.20 674,8171,084.25
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,858,775 4.00 1,025,81481.20
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 232,740 0.50 117,15098.67
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 217,211 0.47 167,10829.98
29 Organic chemicals 46,728 0.10 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,805 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 186,829 0.40 396,316-52.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 717-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 187 0.00 0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 75,650-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 958 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 251,260 0.54 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,635 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 27,676 0.06 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,935 0.00 761154.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 725 0.00 1,535-52.77
73 Articles of iron or steel 11 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 409 0.00 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 0 0.00 129-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,712 0.04 9,65893.75
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia