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Russian trade in goods with Colombia in Q3 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 third quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Colombia totaled $242,202,788, up 351.32% ($188,537,030) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $210,668,890, up 646.63% ($182,453,070) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $31,533,898, up 23.91% ($6,083,960) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $179,134,992, a 6,376.60% increase ($176,369,110) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Colombia was Russia’s 88th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 89th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1657% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0440% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Colombia was Russia’s 83rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 88th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2468% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0392% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Colombia was Russia’s 78th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0518% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0509% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 83.65% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (8.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.63% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (37.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.22% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (27.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.72% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (11.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.42% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (1.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (9.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $173,777,115;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $13,453,308;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,347,096;
  • 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 $714,714.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,826,645;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,736,999.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,750 0.01 22,228-47.14
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 176,220,342 83.65 2,443,2277,112.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 364,521 0.17 232,82756.56
29 Organic chemicals 238,967 0.11 126,18289.38
31 Fertilizers 22,471,265 10.67 9,017,957149.18
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 3,279-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20,000 0.01 0
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 1,215 0.00 63890.44
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 467-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 157,114 0.07 275,410-42.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 864,051 0.41 255,918237.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 378,419 0.18 700,106-45.95
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 495-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 480,545 0.23 209,437129.45
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 19,720 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 388,033 0.18 124,681211.22
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 376-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,731 0.00 98675.56
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 307-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,856 0.02 59,259-44.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 69,518 0.03 24328,508.23
70 Glass and glassware 1,056 0.00 28,130-96.25
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 77 0.00 2,737,076-100.00
72 Iron and steel 2,882,609 1.37 7,709,254-62.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,511,490 0.72 164,394819.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,906 0.00 503278.93
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,080 0.00 4,352-75.18
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 247,228 0.12 2,9628,246.66
78 Lead and articles thereof 613 0.00 138344.20
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,398 0.00 425464.24
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 20,377 0.01 5113,887.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9,079 0.00 2,805223.67
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,938,836 0.92 1,711,32013.29
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 1,352,210 0.64 637,496112.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 18,031 0.01 178,053-89.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 318,527 0.15 645,541-50.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 20,807-100.00
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 3,651 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 9,051 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 574-100.00
SS Classified 630,600 0.30 897 456-29.73

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 91.46% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (86.46% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.59% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (6.99% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.12% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (2.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $4,958,510;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,013,400;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $1,594,732;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $474,535;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $371,953;
  • 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 $140,031;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $104,046.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $1,789,162;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $647,313;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $442,993;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $307,557;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $258,000;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $100,514.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3,801,039 12.05 3,901,553-2.58
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 7,438-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,958,510 15.72 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 258,000-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5,683,851 18.02 7,473,013-23.94
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 683,154 2.17 311,201119.52
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,544,036 20.75 4,949,30432.22
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 663 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 20,846-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 525,579 1.67 421,53324.68
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 505,765 1.60 520,929-2.91
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,295 0.03 922799.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 6,041,421 19.16 4,028,02149.98
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 45,736 0.15 22,067107.26
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 42,464 0.13 88,271-51.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,130,760 3.59 1,778,073-36.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 46,324 0.15 17,987157.54
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 2,293-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 210 0.00 12272.13
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 115,738 0.37 558,731-79.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 430-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 474,535 1.50 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 31,993 0.10 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9 0.00 3,170-99.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22 0.00 100-78.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 34-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,916 0.01 4,878-19.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 35 0.00 117-70.09
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 104,148 0.33 123,565-15.71
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 26,441 0.08 24,7426.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 76,259 0.24 13,453466.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,416 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 38-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,095 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,061 0.00 8,451-87.45
69 Ceramic products 2,147 0.01 3,228-33.49
70 Glass and glassware 5,624 0.02 1513,624.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 140,987 0.45 95614,647.59
73 Articles of iron or steel 264 0.00 1,078-75.51
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,710 0.01 1,847100.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 470 0.00 2,261-79.21
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 2 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 14,248 0.05 28,098-49.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 4-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 511,516 1.62 819,073-37.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 455 0.00 3,960-88.51
SS Classified 0 0.00 50 000-100.00

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