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

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Jamaica totaled $25,346,626, up 0.10% ($26,237) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $37,017, down 94.87% ($684,873) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $25,309,609, up 2.89% ($711,110) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $25,272,592, a 5.85% increase ($1,395,983) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Jamaica was Russia’s 119th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 114th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0152% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0186% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Jamaica was Russia’s 186th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 154th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0009% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Jamaica was Russia’s 84th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 87th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0394% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0469% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 50.76% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 23.77% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (100.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica 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) - an increase of $17,202;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $9,369;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,586.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jamaica 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) - a decrease of $713,091.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,799 23.77 721,890-98.78
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,369 25.31 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 61 0.16 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,586 4.28 0
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 17,202 46.47 0

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

The major share of Russian imports from Jamaica 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) - 99.64% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.59% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • 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 $720,844.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 20,131 0.08 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 70,110 0.28 99,975-29.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 25,219,368 99.64 24,498,5242.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia