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Russian trade in goods with Jamaica 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 Jamaica in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Jamaica was $11,544,542, down 43.59% ($8,922,306) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $33,167, down 67.48% ($68,834) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $11,511,375, down 43.47% ($8,853,472) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $11,478,208, a 43.35% decrease ($8,784,638) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Jamaica was Russia’s 127th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 111th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0090% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0211% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Jamaica was Russia’s 180th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 171st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0002% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Jamaica was Russia’s 91st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 83rd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0255% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0569% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

The major share of Russian exports to Jamaica 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) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (98.52% in the 1st quarter of 2016).
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (1.48% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $33,167.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jamaica 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) - a decrease of $100,489;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,512.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 1,512-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 100,489-100.00
69 Ceramic products 33,167 100.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.63% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.73% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • 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 $8,840,981.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 42,413 0.37 54,899-22.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 11,468,962 99.63 20,309,943-43.53
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 5-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia