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Russian trade in goods with Colombia in Q2 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 second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Colombia totaled $89,461,302, up 60.65% ($33,774,391) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $55,942,886, up 82.50% ($25,289,133) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $33,518,416, up 33.90% ($8,485,258) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $22,424,470, a 298.97% increase ($16,803,875) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Colombia was Russia’s 88th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 89th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0640% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0512% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Colombia was Russia’s 83rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 88th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0666% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0461% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Colombia was Russia’s 78th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0601% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0591% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 43.54% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (3.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 23.16% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (19.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.80% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (72.70% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.81% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (3.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.12% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.24% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (0.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $23,376,915;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $8,239,881;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $1,743,775;
  • 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 $984,948;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $823,361;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $749,397;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $500,169;
  • 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 $378,916;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $374,344;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $372,761;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $223,380.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $12,861,027;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,291,861.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,868 0.02 12,090-1.84
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24,357,667 43.54 980,7522,383.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 378,916 0.68 0
29 Organic chemicals 105,530 0.19 260,583-59.50
31 Fertilizers 7,390,467 13.21 20,251,494-63.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 10 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26,000 0.05 20,00030.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,345 0.00 1181,039.83
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,368,515 2.45 545,154151.03
39 Plastics and articles thereof 762,810 1.36 539,43041.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,041,924 1.86 667,58056.07
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 401,166 0.72 28,4051,312.31
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 293,536 0.52 180,49862.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 420-100.00
52 Cotton 4 0.00 40.00
54 Man-made filaments 19 0.00 11,800.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 18-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,290 0.01 369,038.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18,891 0.03 58,153-67.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 42 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 54,965 0.10 10,025448.28
70 Glass and glassware 9,090 0.02 885927.12
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,743,775 3.12 0
72 Iron and steel 11,439,711 20.45 3,199,830257.51
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,219,260 2.18 1,338,884-8.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 7,442 0.01 1744,177.01
75 Nickel and articles thereof 5,804 0.01 1493,795.30
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 252,433 0.45 1,544,294-83.65
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,606 0.00 1213,283.33
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 0.00 10.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,220 0.01 3140,566.67
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11,900 0.02 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,578 0.02 1,093959.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,326,200 2.37 576,803129.92
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 1,366,523 2.44 381,575258.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,519 0.00 2,706-6.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 552,682 0.99 52,513952.47
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 1,721 0.00 622,675.81
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11,940 0.02 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8 0.00 80.00
SS Classified 1,757,494 3.14 0

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 90.90% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (88.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.53% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (6.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.83% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (0.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $4,604,639;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,970,814;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $839,100;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $376,727;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $300,425;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $261,768;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $218,683;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $142,455.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $531,461;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $329,217;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $324,591;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $224,942.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 7,203,471 21.49 2,598,832177.18
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,712 0.01 4,181-11.22
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 839,100 2.50 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 43,275-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8,545,352 25.49 8,770,294-2.56
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 5,138-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 619,341 1.85 242,614155.28
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,715,550 17.05 6,044,767-5.45
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 662-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 40,487-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 28,573-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,095,277 3.27 794,85237.80
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 963,891 2.88 886,8828.68
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9,273 0.03 8,5158.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,394,272 16.09 2,423,458122.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 59,371 0.18 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 20,966 0.06 345,557-93.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,184,651 3.53 1,716,112-30.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,336 0.02 8,434-36.73
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 261,768 0.78 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 156 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 312,801 0.93 94,118232.35
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,352 0.02 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,639 0.08 5954,377.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3 0.00 73-95.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39,331 0.12 2,7671,321.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,111 0.01 1011,990.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 76-100.00
50 Silk 5,095 0.02 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 127,423 0.38 99,10128.58
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 55,164 0.16 6,629732.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 36,501 0.11 35,6232.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 33,335 0.10 17,65388.83
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 999 0.00 2,663-62.49
70 Glass and glassware 2,065 0.01 9,258-77.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,531 0.02 4991,008.42
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,650 0.01 1,55670.31
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,822 0.02 3191,725.08
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 2,224-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 13,615 0.04 3,028349.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4 0.00 7,073-99.94
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 406 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 920,213 2.75 777,75818.32
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 869 0.00 9,411-90.77

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