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

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Ecuador totaled $395,942,328, up 4.00% ($15,246,503) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $46,856,831, down 20.69% ($12,223,468) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $349,085,497, up 8.54% ($27,469,971) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $302,228,666, a 15.12% increase ($39,693,439) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Ecuador was Russia’s 50th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 47th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2833% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3498% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Ecuador was Russia’s 87th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 73rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0558% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0889% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Ecuador was Russia’s 31st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 29th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.6258% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.7587% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 42.71% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (29.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 27.61% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (16.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.95% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (4.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 11.72% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (9.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.87% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (40.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,884,204;
  • 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 $3,652,220;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,166,103;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,150,963;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,094,236;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $649,928;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $443,713;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $304,696.

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

  • 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 $14,572,123;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8,596,579;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,437,726;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,382,939;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $513,801.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 17,202 0.04 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 82,791 0.18 41,99197.16
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12,853,515 27.43 9,687,41232.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,450,301 11.63 1,798,081203.12
29 Organic chemicals 35,328 0.08 40,640-13.07
30 Pharmaceutical products 30,072 0.06 0
31 Fertilizers 12,327,873 26.31 14,765,599-16.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 17,850 0.04 30,201-40.90
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 6,907 0.01 9,283-25.60
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 223-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 84,891 0.18 74,23914.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 432,240 0.92 127,544238.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,627,270 3.47 476,307241.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 27,204 0.06 39,366-30.89
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 469,898 1.00 26,1851,694.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,994,446 10.66 5,508,247-9.33
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,029 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 44,622 0.10 97,368-54.17
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 45 0.00 583-92.28
70 Glass and glassware 1,064 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 5,889,015 12.57 1,004,811486.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,932 0.04 1,402,871-98.58
74 Copper and articles thereof 313 0.00 1,393-77.53
75 Nickel and articles thereof 218 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,094,236 2.34 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 20 0.00 21-4.76
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,369 0.00 10,420-86.86
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 227 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,705 0.00 1,45417.26
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 575,706 1.23 9,172,285-93.72
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 40,053 0.09 14,612,176-99.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 650,655 1.39 72789,398.62
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 78,834 0.17 150,872-47.75

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

The major share of Russian imports from Ecuador 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) - 99.95% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $35,067,754;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2,914,496.

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

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $6,587,187;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $5,624,791.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 11,916,377 3.41 9,001,88132.38
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 29,769,239 8.53 35,394,030-15.89
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 155,699 0.04 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 299,002,774 85.65 263,935,02013.29
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 38,403 0.01 15,802143.03
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 67,284 0.02 68,493-1.77
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 236,979 0.07 240,849-1.61
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 87-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 760,724 0.22 936,477-18.77
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,615,595 0.75 1,583,51865.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,714,032 1.06 10,301,219-63.95
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 50,689 0.01 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 592,553 0.17 95,779518.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 9,624-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 44 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 479 0.00 35734.17
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 225-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,482 0.00 8,061-7.18
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 449 0.00 2,707-83.41
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 716-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,797 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 404-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 82 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 85-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 129,917 0.04 20,012549.20
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 18,357 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 842 0.00 180367.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,700 0.00 0

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