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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Paraguay totaled $79,953,293, up 20.15% ($13,410,842) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $3,805,248, up 211.87% ($2,585,092) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $76,148,045, up 16.57% ($10,825,750) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $72,342,797, a 12.86% increase ($8,240,658) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Paraguay was Russia’s 86th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0622% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0685% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Paraguay was Russia’s 125th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 144th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0046% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0020% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Paraguay was Russia’s 62nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 56th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1684% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1825% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

The major share of Russian exports to Paraguay 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) - 48.91% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (74.39% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 47.84% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (1.25% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.27% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (21.51% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (2.41% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,691,103;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $954,047;
  • 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 $51,667;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $41,232;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $26,963;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $20,740.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Paraguay 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) - a decrease of $185,378;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $29,425.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 26,963 0.71 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 51,667 1.36 0
29 Organic chemicals 20,740 0.55 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 550 0.01 0
31 Fertilizers 1,691,103 44.44 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,594 0.38 14,861-1.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 41,566 1.09 33412,344.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 287 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 29,425-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 153 0.00 5,458-97.20
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 36 0.00 190-81.05
74 Copper and articles thereof 53 0.00 513-89.67
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,860,963 48.91 906,916105.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,444 0.43 7,249126.85
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 263 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 69,832 1.84 255,210-72.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,015 0.26 0

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

The major share of Russian imports from Paraguay 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (99.99% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $9,036,866;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1,192,526;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $757,126.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $273,929.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 42,699,193 56.07 41,506,6672.87
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 108,750 0.14 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,109,145 1.46 352,019215.08
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,700 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 31,947,206 41.95 22,910,34039.44
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 275,582 0.36 549,511-49.85
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,172 0.00 383728.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 566 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,477 0.00 906173.40
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 2,469-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 254 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia