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

Russia’s Trade with Mexico

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Mexico totaled $632,280,381, up 47.91% ($204,791,139) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $388,267,185, up 44.29% ($119,184,099) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $244,013,196, up 54.04% ($85,607,040) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $144,253,989, a 30.34% increase ($33,577,059) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Mexico was Russia’s 40th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 43rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4524% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3928% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Mexico was Russia’s 40th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4624% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4050% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Mexico was Russia’s 40th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 46th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4374% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3737% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Mexico

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 72.76% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (76.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.53% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (14.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.86% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (6.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.31% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mexico 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 $61,248,888;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $35,973,265;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $11,877,038;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $8,959,636;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $2,854,630;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2,435,228;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,957,581.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,548,242.
Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 7,583-100.00
10 Cereals 10,449,798 2.69 17,998,040-41.94
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 213,811 0.06 45,450370.43
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8,488 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 11,608 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 4,951-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 102,722 0.03 12,217740.81
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 336,208 0.09 343,818-2.21
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 3,846,127 0.99 1,410,899172.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 204,473 0.05 260,697-21.57
29 Organic chemicals 416,982 0.11 18,8902,107.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 107,548 0.03 57,48587.09
31 Fertilizers 61,179,154 15.76 25,205,889142.72
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 115,920 0.03 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 46,056 0.01 8625,242.92
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 1,825 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 83,542 0.02 4,7741,649.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 110,976 0.03 22,042403.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,328,927 5.49 12,369,29172.43
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 634,767 0.16 536,61318.29
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 30,286 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,431,970 1.14 2,474,38979.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,696 0.00 5,153-8.87
54 Man-made filaments 36,864 0.01 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,300 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 45,705 0.01 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,045 0.00 922,622.22
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,698 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 39-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13,063 0.00 5,556135.12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 286 0.00 49483.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 68 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 460,759 0.12 23,6251,850.30
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 521-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 91,559 0.02 61,65348.51
72 Iron and steel 253,850,951 65.38 192,602,06331.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 32,919 0.01 32,6910.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,286 0.00 2,236-42.49
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,687 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25,226,153 6.50 13,349,11588.97
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,375,596 0.87 520,966547.95
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 356 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,325 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 439,387 0.11 625,597-29.77
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 477,277 0.12 344,86238.40
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 0.00 573,484-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 365,410 0.09 68,449433.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 46,631 0.01 52,868-11.80
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 36,779 0.01 28013,035.36
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18,396 0.00 38,500-52.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 82 0.00 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4,264 0.00 1,480188.11
SS Classified 29,925 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Mexico

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 64.18% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (73.79% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.63% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (4.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.92% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (0.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.80% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (11.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.41% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (6.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.65% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (1.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $29,426,360;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $21,241,138;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $18,025,710;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,620,648;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6,482,646;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $5,314,403;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $2,509,710;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1,923,860;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,612,651;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,385,868.

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $4,545,519;
  • 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 $2,489,971;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $897,269.
Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 476,907 0.20 438,2388.82
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 14,423 0.01 24,261-40.55
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 112,888 0.05 44425,325.23
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,369,102 3.02 2,054,699258.65
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,363,629 0.56 1,083,73425.83
10 Cereals 17 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 528,932 0.22 391,94134.95
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 34,535 0.01 12,688172.19
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 72,832 0.03 41,97473.52
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 26,050 0.01 7,528246.04
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,103 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 470,140 0.19 491,026-4.25
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 27,889 0.01 925,158-96.99
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,197,227 3.36 12,742,746-35.67
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 341,391 0.14 283,55420.40
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 182,369 0.07 322,802-43.50
26 Ores, slag and ash 21,570,572 8.84 329,4346,447.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,269 0.00 265378.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 98,853 0.04 34,890183.33
29 Organic chemicals 425,429 0.17 308,15638.06
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,387,048 0.98 2,690,826-11.29
31 Fertilizers 100,766 0.04 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,529,450 1.04 605,590317.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 570,639 0.23 864,436-33.99
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 1,124 0.00 439,185-99.74
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 262,554 0.11 412,584-36.36
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 806 0.00 82882.93
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,588,512 0.65 202,644683.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,057,552 1.25 2,489,08122.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,190,065 0.90 2,025,5418.12
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5,083 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 159,112 0.07 244,033-34.80
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,037 0.00 25,326-68.27
45 Cork and articles of cork 2 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 6,115 0.00 688,892.65
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 15,132 0.01 23,671-36.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 131,020 0.05 302,785-56.73
54 Man-made filaments 24,542 0.01 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 163 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,535,452 1.04 25,7429,749.48
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 48,979 0.02 108,852-55.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 281 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 106,832 0.04 133,893-20.21
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 752,118 0.31 417,68980.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 498,278 0.20 1,030,854-51.66
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 39,976 0.02 262,637-84.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,152 0.00 18,044-60.36
65 Headgear and parts thereof 20,244 0.01 16312,319.63
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 283,307 0.12 265,3026.79
69 Ceramic products 114,269 0.05 63,74979.25
70 Glass and glassware 288,753 0.12 490,559-41.14
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,916 0.00 10,314-32.95
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 114,044-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,024,534 2.47 4,411,88336.55
74 Copper and articles thereof 18,041,231 7.39 15,521116,137.56
75 Nickel and articles thereof 136,550 0.06 235,864-42.11
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 615,148 0.25 426,42144.26
78 Lead and articles thereof 69 0.00 207-66.67
79 Zinc and articles thereof 148 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 159-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 169,198 0.07 12,5531,247.87
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 288,112 0.12 825,782-65.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 652,522 0.27 571,84814.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 37,217,238 15.25 30,596,59021.64
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 28,145,247 11.53 30,635,218-8.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 65,903,549 27.01 36,477,18980.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,733,808 1.12 3,059,207-10.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 22,598,296 9.26 16,115,65040.23
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,264 0.00 1,77827.33
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 29,822 0.01 21,99035.62
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 562,231 0.23 688,963-18.39
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 818,557 0.34 836,836-2.18
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 944,153 0.39 711,26532.74
SS Classified 72,683 0.03 0

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