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Russian trade in goods with Colombia in Q1 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Colombia in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Colombia totaled $130,111,347, up 94.66% ($63,271,457) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $104,558,094, up 158.06% ($64,040,544) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $25,553,253, down 2.92% ($769,087) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $79,004,841, a 456.56% increase ($64,809,631) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Colombia was Russia’s 74th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 85th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1012% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0689% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Colombia was Russia’s 64th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 82nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1255% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0661% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Colombia was Russia’s 82nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 74th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0565% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0735% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 77.95% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (3.22% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.49% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (71.37% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.26% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (17.35% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.66% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (6.19% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $80,195,674;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,008,870;
  • 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 $929,483.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $15,664,009;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,088,225;
  • 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 $389,166;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $359,408.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,734 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 81,500,648 77.95 1,304,9746,145.38
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 951,136 0.91 21,6534,292.63
29 Organic chemicals 45,133 0.04 154,590-70.80
31 Fertilizers 12,220,984 11.69 27,884,993-56.17
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 2,296-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 40,000 0.04 24,60062.60
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 274-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 53,745 0.05 71,508-24.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 184,493 0.18 202,612-8.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 611,991 0.59 553,61310.54
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 288,753 0.28 21,0831,269.60
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 300,407 0.29 154,07694.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 37,762 0.04 55,951-32.51
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 26,591 0.03 15317,279.74
70 Glass and glassware 162 0.00 275-41.09
72 Iron and steel 4,920,624 4.71 5,280,032-6.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 560,108 0.54 1,648,333-66.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,070 0.00 5,805-64.34
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,925 0.00 13,227-85.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,053,575 1.01 44,7052,256.73
78 Lead and articles thereof 64 0.00 410-84.39
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,150 0.00 34,367-85.01
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 933-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,715 0.00 1,72757.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 843,094 0.81 995,927-15.35
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 531,012 0.51 920,178-42.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,196 0.00 6,372-49.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 353,282 0.34 586,637-39.78
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 1,890 0.00 256638.28
SS Classified 5,850 0.01 525 990-98.89

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 84.07% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (90.43% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 12.58% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (5.70% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $2,323,899;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,712,698;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $302,539;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $226,000;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $85,418.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $2,199,951;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $1,691,919;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $548,906;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $365,702;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $245,440;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $193,501;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $173,869.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,762,483 10.81 4,962,434-44.33
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,716 0.01 4,545-18.24
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 226,000 0.88 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 245,440-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8,077,291 31.61 9,769,210-17.32
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9,098 0.04 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 512,750 2.01 210,211143.92
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,446,872 25.23 4,122,97356.36
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,703 0.01 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 25,700-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 36,400-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 402,920 1.58 768,622-47.58
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 618,225 2.42 532,80716.03
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,898 0.01 3,242-10.61
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,354,558 9.21 2,548,059-7.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 40,906 0.16 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 23,525 0.09 572,431-95.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,214,360 12.58 1,501,662114.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,443 0.04 9,695-2.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,079 0.00 8,104-86.69
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 121,509 0.48 148,399-18.12
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 63,600 0.25 31,559101.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,158-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 82 0.00 5,669-98.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,150 0.02 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,710 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,606 0.01 3111,532.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 7-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 109,321 0.43 51,406112.66
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 38,930 0.15 18,254113.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 40,110 0.16 40,379-0.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 7,109-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 560 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 37 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 11,578 0.05 3,592222.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 36 0.00 24,896-99.86
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,733 0.01 873,041.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,438 0.01 28,298-91.38
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 1,179-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,995 0.02 667,468.18
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 438,031 1.71 611,900-28.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 22,538-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 278-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia