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

Russia’s Trade with Uruguay

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Uruguay was $45,714,911, down 9.55% ($4,826,096) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $9,011,416, up 121.43% ($4,941,711) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $36,703,495, down 21.02% ($9,767,807) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $27,692,079, a 34.69% decrease ($14,709,518) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Uruguay was Russia’s 103rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 98th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0274% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0371% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Uruguay was Russia’s 118th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 128th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0088% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0049% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Uruguay was Russia’s 78th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 70th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0571% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0886% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Uruguay

The major share of Russian exports to Uruguay 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) - 81.96% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (15.21% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.34% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (44.78% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.35% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (34.21% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.48% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (2.42% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (2.07% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $7,206,431;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $178,653;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $108,439;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $38,227;
  • 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 $29,981.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $1,132,254;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $619,105;
  • 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 $538,945;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $166,404;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - a decrease of $67,650;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $55,427.
Russia’s exports to Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 17,444-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 178-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 38,227 0.42 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 178,653 1.98 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,203,342 13.35 1,822,447-33.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 35,150 0.39 574,095-93.88
29 Organic chemicals 125,888 1.40 17,449621.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 2,896-100.00
31 Fertilizers 7,206,431 79.97 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 5,208-100.00
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 0 0.00 1,770-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 1-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 17,805 0.20 8,99897.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,465-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 142 0.00 5,078-97.20
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 1,159-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 53-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 42,890 0.48 98,317-56.38
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 67,650-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 162-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 8,690-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 47 0.00 3056.67
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 907-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 3,659-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 1,341-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,662-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 59-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 1,842-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 134-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 34,279 0.38 15,197125.56
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 3,651-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,379 0.02 5,217-73.57
74 Copper and articles thereof 81 0.00 920-91.20
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 845-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 13-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 128-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,459 0.02 1,475-1.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,669 0.04 1,643123.31
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,239 0.18 182,643-91.11
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 81,949 0.91 51,96857.69
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 0.00 436-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 22,746 0.25 1,155,000-98.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 900 0.01 2,055-56.20
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 140 0.00 961-85.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,123-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 736-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Uruguay

The major share of Russian imports from Uruguay 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) - 99.83% of Russia’s total imports from Uruguay (98.84% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $5,464,322;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $885,221;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $135,567;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $130,298.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $8,844,163;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $5,818,931;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,328,060;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $251,260;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $186,829.
Russia’s imports from Uruguay in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,489,131 17.68 15,333,294-57.68
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,479,183 4.03 593,962149.04
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25,087,376 68.35 19,623,05427.85
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 217,401 0.59 81,834165.66
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,172,607 5.92 7,991,538-72.81
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 530,715 1.45 1,858,775-71.45
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 60,057 0.16 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 363,038 0.99 232,74055.98
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 242,242 0.66 217,21111.52
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 46,728-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 1,805-100.00
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 27,720 0.08 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 186,829-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 187-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 958-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 251,260-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,635-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 8,971 0.02 27,676-67.59
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,073 0.01 1,93558.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 17 0.00 24-29.17
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 725-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 11-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 45 0.00 409-89.00
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 14,864 0.04 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,055 0.02 18,712-62.30

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