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Russian trade in goods with Ecuador in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Ecuador totaled $380,936,969, up 6.78% ($24,198,619) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $55,569,336, up 35.57% ($14,581,045) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $325,367,633, up 3.05% ($9,617,574) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $269,798,297, a 1.81% decrease ($4,963,471) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Ecuador was Russia’s 58th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 53rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2279% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2618% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Ecuador was Russia’s 82nd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 85th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0540% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0489% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Ecuador was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 31st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.5062% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.6022% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

The major share of Russian exports to Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 43.91% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (33.36% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 37.88% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (30.46% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 13.42% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (14.93% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.53% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (13.22% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.96% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (3.29% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.11% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (3.80% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $8,588,667;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $8,239,083;
  • 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 $2,078,532;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,304,674;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $353,295;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $208,799;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $172,830.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $2,573,271;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,458,724;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,288,665;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $527,706.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 60,659 0.11 97,139-37.55
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,458,724-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 204-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 21,471-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 21,051,274 37.88 12,462,60768.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,677,402 8.42 2,598,87079.98
29 Organic chemicals 244,127 0.44 35,328591.03
31 Fertilizers 17,778,513 31.99 9,539,43086.37
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 31,689 0.06 29,3547.95
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 9,040 0.02 4,70692.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 320,295 0.58 233,21137.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 543,098 0.98 370,26846.68
40 Rubber and articles thereof 797,465 1.44 862,010-7.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 43,590 0.08 60,261-27.66
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 179,964 0.32 132,67635.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,232,125 13.01 5,927,45122.01
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 600 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 48,675 0.09 68,141-28.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13,252 0.02 0
70 Glass and glassware 7,767 0.01 1,570394.71
72 Iron and steel 353,295 0.64 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 32,242 0.06 105,814-69.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,206-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,909-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 699,534 1.26 1,227,240-43.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 54-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 166-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,660 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 820 0.00 10,560-92.23
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 803,023 1.45 2,091,688-61.61
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 485,531 0.87 3,058,802-84.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 798 0.00 53,163-98.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 114,143 0.21 215,918-47.14
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 2,330 0.00 48,750-95.22
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 25,000 0.04 0
SS Classified 10,425 0.02 266 600-96.09

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

The major share of Russian imports from Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.98% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.95% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $16,428,368;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $3,486,049;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $2,595,610.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $12,478,070.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7,578,810 2.33 8,519,476-11.04
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 25,085,021 7.71 21,598,97216.14
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 128,505 0.04 122,2765.09
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 279,551,880 85.92 263,123,5126.24
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 18,892 0.01 51,412-63.25
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 46,147 0.01 59,419-22.34
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 150,059 0.05 284,307-47.22
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,313,072 1.02 717,462361.78
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,710,691 0.53 1,180,89544.86
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,265,390 2.23 19,743,460-63.20
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 447,391 0.14 179,013149.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 110 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,575 0.00 1814,205.56
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23,529 0.01 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 6,981-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 318 0.00 856-62.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 313-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 675 0.00 1,144-41.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 509-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,531 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,942 0.00 5720,850.88
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 205-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,493 0.01 21,3875.17
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 5,678 0.00 4,18635.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 326 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 54 0.00 28,470-99.81
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 0 0.00 17,126-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 51-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 544 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 88 552-100.00

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