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

Russia’s Trade with Mexico

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Mexico totaled $657,867,854, up 50.34% ($220,284,010) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $367,510,953, up 29.98% ($84,763,532) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $290,356,901, up 87.52% ($135,520,478) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $77,154,052, a 39.68% decrease ($50,756,946) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Mexico was Russia’s 40th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 43rd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4500% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3589% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Mexico was Russia’s 40th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4305% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3930% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Mexico was Russia’s 40th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 46th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4773% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3098% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Mexico

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 81.08% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (77.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.12% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (8.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.61% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (8.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.62% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.86% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.54% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (3.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mexico 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) - an increase of $56,904,605;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $22,710,358;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $10,443,633;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $9,946,790;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,075,379.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $10,931,560;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $5,050,000;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,511,785;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,333,458.
Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
10 Cereals 32,513,697 8.85 22,070,06447.32
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 321 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 185,947 0.05 48,122286.41
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 23,763 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 304-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 544,707 0.15 59,778811.22
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 266,142 0.07 446,072-40.34
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 1-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,172,510 0.86 4,505,968-29.59
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 509,419 0.14 297,72971.10
29 Organic chemicals 693,320 0.19 135,440411.90
30 Pharmaceutical products 68,315 0.02 118,156-42.18
31 Fertilizers 1,235,428 0.34 12,166,988-89.85
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 85,123 0.02 63,26134.56
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 15,241 0.00 8561,680.49
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 358 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 232,602 0.06 12,5271,756.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 145,599 0.04 247,051-41.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,297,336 5.80 11,350,54687.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 964 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 836,642 0.23 454,36484.13
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,094,149 1.39 3,018,77068.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,418 0.00 3,025112.17
55 Man-made staple fibers 42,091 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,003-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 212 0.00 44381.82
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6,774 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,628 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,263 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,900 0.00 6,172-4.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14,606 0.00 37,323-60.87
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,168 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 40,719 0.01 43,487-6.37
70 Glass and glassware 142,683 0.04 34,742310.69
72 Iron and steel 268,960,035 73.18 212,055,43026.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 70,690 0.02 48614,445.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 118,335 0.03 1,4598,010.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 26,191,844 7.13 3,481,486652.32
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,649,912 0.72 3,317,618-20.13
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,655 0.00 5,030-67.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,623 0.00 1262,200.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 998,312 0.27 2,510,097-60.23
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 928,833 0.25 699,39932.80
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 0.00 194,000-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 46,995 0.01 4,0971,047.06
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 5,050,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17,093 0.00 55,289-69.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 327,205 0.09 43,036660.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,056 0.00 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,320 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 207 200-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Mexico

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 61.96% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (75.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.00% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (0.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.90% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (8.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.70% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (5.85% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.56% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (6.58% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.25% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (1.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $49,413,240;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $43,378,451;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $13,392,709;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $9,044,293;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $5,575,402;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $5,005,828;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $3,791,556;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,464,726;
  • 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 $2,528,581;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $2,120,653;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,037,319.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,010,067;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,693,268.
Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 148,635 0.05 256,139-41.97
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 34,263 0.01 35,413-3.25
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 28,158 0.01 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,274,731 2.16 2,810,005123.30
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 672,600 0.23 1,060,493-36.58
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,040,198 0.36 394,172163.89
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 5,255 0.00 6,580-20.14
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 66,740 0.02 37,61577.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 44,650 0.02 44,0841.28
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,767 0.00 12,453-5.51
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 34,542-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 631,441 0.22 129,338388.21
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 146,897 0.05 484,995-69.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13,088,380 4.51 7,512,97874.21
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 734,771 0.25 14,9104,828.04
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 162,050 0.06 161,6600.24
26 Ores, slag and ash 43,378,451 14.94 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,551 0.00 309401.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 88,394 0.03 9,579822.79
29 Organic chemicals 341,387 0.12 173,60996.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,239,004 0.43 2,932,272-57.75
31 Fertilizers 4,247 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,542,102 1.56 750,546505.17
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 634,116 0.22 756,475-16.17
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 28,807 0.01 9,392206.72
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 385,787 0.13 439,271-12.18
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 120,305 0.04 25846,529.84
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 304,977 0.11 899,152-66.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,654,774 1.26 2,617,45539.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,893,500 0.65 1,601,40218.24
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 11,952 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 172,736 0.06 401,574-56.99
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 80 0.00 19,083-99.58
45 Cork and articles of cork 3 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3,169 0.00 1851,612.97
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,881 0.00 8,086-52.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 332,175 0.11 161,424105.78
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 103,447-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,135,746 0.74 15,09314,050.57
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 53,166 0.02 69,081-23.04
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,562 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 58,845 0.02 121,350-51.51
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 491,088 0.17 437,00512.38
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 723,244 0.25 783,829-7.73
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 98,233 0.03 22,234341.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 60,962 0.02 70,937-14.06
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,696 0.00 949184.09
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 270,421 0.09 171,01758.13
69 Ceramic products 72,510 0.02 49,82045.54
70 Glass and glassware 361,690 0.12 407,242-11.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18,465 0.01 5,446239.06
72 Iron and steel 12,997 0.00 156,509-91.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,979,761 3.78 5,973,93383.79
74 Copper and articles thereof 9,065,852 3.12 21,55941,951.36
75 Nickel and articles thereof 731,672 0.25 1,057,807-30.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 549,879 0.19 585,141-6.03
79 Zinc and articles thereof 510 0.00 3,214-84.13
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 124,584 0.04 171,531-27.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 280,418 0.10 641,203-56.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 623,114 0.21 452,84037.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 34,140,443 11.76 37,150,510-8.10
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 36,395,913 12.53 33,867,3327.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 76,013,655 26.18 26,600,415185.76
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,530,628 0.53 1,197,23527.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 31,828,862 10.96 18,436,15372.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,351 0.00 1,331151.77
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 72,343 0.02 15,042380.94
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 1,512,138 0.52 783,17193.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,288,254 0.44 1,184,7718.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 618,215 0.21 503,82722.70
SS Classified 3,750 0.00 0

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