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

Russia’s Trade with the Dominican Republic

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with the Dominican Republic was $10,243,818, down 33.07% ($5,061,565) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $4,644,508, down 58.85% ($6,641,145) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $5,599,310, up 39.30% ($1,579,580) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with the Dominican Republic went from a surplus of $7,265,923 in the 3rd quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $954,802 in the 3rd quarter of 2017.

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 125th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 121st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0070% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0126% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 120th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 115th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0054% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0157% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 104th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 111th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0092% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0080% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to the Dominican Republic

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 53.56% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (5.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 33.90% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (84.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.69% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (4.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.55% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (3.39% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.17% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (0.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,885,419;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $33,288;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $26,700.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic 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 $7,952,232;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $319,873;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $263,833;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $16,377;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $15,839.
Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 204-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 118,267 2.55 382,100-69.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 414,184 8.92 430,561-3.80
31 Fertilizers 2,023,204 43.56 137,7851,368.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 33,288 0.72 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,079 0.37 19,258-11.31
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,415 0.27 11,22910.56
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 158,912 3.42 478,785-66.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,640 0.08 5,819-37.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 178,842 3.85 194,681-8.14
72 Iron and steel 1,574,345 33.90 9,526,577-83.47
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,225 0.03 1,1357.93
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 2,320 0.05 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 97,342 2.10 70,64237.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 8,595-100.00
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 9,445 0.20 18,282-48.34

Russia’s Imports from the Dominican Republic

The major share of Russian imports from the Dominican Republic 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) - 38.27% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (43.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 31.12% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (22.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.20% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (3.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.41% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (5.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.37% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (24.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $657,849;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $522,596;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $367,679;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $363,356;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $187,514;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $26,644.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $568,317;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $32,487.
Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 197,661 3.53 10,1471,847.97
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 31,999 0.57 20,49656.12
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,214 0.11 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 14,431 0.26 6023,951.67
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,346 0.10 6,710-20.33
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,293,264 23.10 635,415103.53
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 193,765 3.46 226,252-14.36
29 Organic chemicals 31 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 391,872 7.00 960,189-59.19
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 373 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13,147 0.23 8,30858.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,001 0.13 1,178494.31
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,341 0.04 516353.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 32,826 0.59 32,6010.69
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 72 0.00 5335.85
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,222 0.04 2,1194.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 49,953 0.89 23,309114.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 631,070 11.27 108,474481.77
72 Iron and steel 582,408 10.40 219,052165.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 10 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 449 0.01 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 243 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7 0.00 5,756-99.88
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 60,620 1.08 44,77835.38
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 47-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,081,949 37.18 1,714,27021.45
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 0.00 0

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