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

Russia’s Trade with Mexico

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Mexico totaled $480,571,703, up 28.80% ($107,460,975) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $327,764,986, up 51.21% ($110,999,756) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $152,806,717, down 2.26% ($3,538,781) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $174,958,269, a 189.57% increase ($114,538,537) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Mexico was Russia’s 42nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 46th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3738% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3843% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Mexico was Russia’s 40th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 47th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3933% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3537% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Mexico was Russia’s 42nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 39th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3379% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4368% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Mexico

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 81.27% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (71.19% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.93% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (11.52% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.13% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (2.14% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.13% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (11.16% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.65% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (2.33% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.53% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.16% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $100,480,929;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $9,170,117;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $8,299,659;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5,498,425;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,378,280;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $2,694,104.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $17,226,769;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,079,745.
Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
10 Cereals 6,650,571 2.03 23,877,340-72.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 65,586 0.02 28,429130.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 45,023 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 142 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,710 0.00 11,696-8.43
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 203,023 0.06 266,806-23.91
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 32,530 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,703,376 0.52 2,512,634-32.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 427,728 0.13 311,63137.25
29 Organic chemicals 19,430 0.01 85,364-77.24
30 Pharmaceutical products 75,902 0.02 27,774173.28
31 Fertilizers 25,352,858 7.74 17,053,19948.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 64,602 0.02 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 100,745 0.03 7,5001,243.27
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 55 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 68,822 0.02 6,381978.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 63,424 0.02 31,573100.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,940,796 3.95 7,442,37173.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 495,491 0.15 587,093-15.60
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 29,508 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,876,332 1.49 4,448,6249.61
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,112 0.00 4,145-49.05
52 Cotton 0 0.00 1-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,171-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 14 0.00 36-61.11
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 30 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 165 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 84,233 0.03 4,3121,853.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,916 0.00 11,110-73.75
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 22-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 307,789 0.09 59052,067.63
70 Glass and glassware 79,716 0.02 29,961166.07
72 Iron and steel 240,702,436 73.44 140,221,50771.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,920 0.00 205,652-93.72
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 73,439-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 22,414,989 6.84 13,244,87269.24
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 35,828-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,230,282 0.99 536,178502.46
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,081 0.00 8,382-63.24
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,416 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,157,884 0.66 3,237,629-33.35
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 193,876 0.06 511,482-62.10
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 0 0.00 685,716-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,442,572 1.36 64,2926,809.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 202,134 0.06 135,08049.64
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 9,522 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 38,000 0.01 25,30150.19
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,040 0.00 0
SS Classified 649,193 0.20 1 027 109-36.79

Russia’s Imports from Mexico

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 75.01% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (75.65% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.97% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (9.31% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.59% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (4.60% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.22% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (7.44% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.51% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (0.12% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.28% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (0.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $7,276,378;
  • 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) - an increase of $6,070,791;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $3,716,483;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2,164,685;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,026,260;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $690,199;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $669,938;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $659,260;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $582,174;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $495,304.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $19,682,391;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $5,837,131;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $741,361;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $731,121;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $593,517;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $581,225;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $538,174.
Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 986,400 0.65 491,096100.86
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 14,174 0.01 27,909-49.21
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6,063 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,002,952 2.62 1,838,267117.76
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 866,142 0.57 742,39216.67
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 164,804 0.11 396,935-58.48
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9,652 0.01 1,806434.44
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 81,159 0.05 25,292220.89
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 41,354 0.03 46,547-11.16
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 22,225 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 112 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 151,697 0.10 732,922-79.30
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 821,090 0.54 1,359,264-39.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,842,791 5.13 8,299,939-5.51
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 222,473 0.15 598,802-62.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 214,683 0.14 218,231-1.63
26 Ores, slag and ash 211,700 0.14 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 445 0.00 26667.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 94,477 0.06 81,05116.56
29 Organic chemicals 246,986 0.16 225,5989.48
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,501,342 0.98 811,14385.09
31 Fertilizers 40,036 0.03 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,278,128 0.84 967,22432.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 712,596 0.47 851,374-16.30
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 7,917 0.01 739,038-98.93
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 244,460 0.16 326,816-25.20
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 113 0.00 610-81.48
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 321,628 0.21 140,384129.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,099,135 1.37 1,723,41821.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,996,048 1.31 1,326,11050.52
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 302,796 0.20 57,935422.65
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,907 0.00 23,608-87.69
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 554-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,596 0.00 45,127-94.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,832,974 2.51 116,4913,190.36
54 Man-made filaments 24,841 0.02 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 38 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 598,687 0.39 16,5133,525.55
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 66,478 0.04 95,267-30.22
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 41,277 0.03 51,312-19.56
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 435,714 0.29 270,67560.97
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 706,290 0.46 677,5384.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 44,806 0.03 32,82736.49
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14,240 0.01 6,566116.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 21,089 0.01 6,882206.44
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 238,527 0.16 100,481137.39
69 Ceramic products 213,441 0.14 3,6105,812.49
70 Glass and glassware 369,404 0.24 323,25314.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 13,718-100.00
72 Iron and steel 38,402 0.03 150,598-74.50
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,652,084 1.74 8,489,215-68.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 16,891 0.01 12,19338.53
75 Nickel and articles thereof 723,270 0.47 838,816-13.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 481,627 0.32 346,34339.06
79 Zinc and articles thereof 80 0.00 5545.45
80 Tin and articles thereof 19 0.00 185.56
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 49,613 0.03 180,772-72.55
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 351,550 0.23 945,067-62.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 605,432 0.40 663,353-8.73
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28,861,202 18.89 48,543,593-40.55
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 28,608,634 18.72 22,537,84326.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 34,615,890 22.65 27,339,51226.61
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 659,260 0.43 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 21,874,964 14.32 19,848,70410.21
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,152 0.00 554288.45
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 15,413 0.01 25,279-39.03
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 439,057 0.29 365,35220.17
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 916,496 0.60 1,657,857-44.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 537,455 0.35 537,962-0.09
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 1,854-100.00
SS Classified 238,339 0.16 45 767420.77

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