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Russian trade with Ecuador in 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 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Ecuador totaled $1,518,892,214, up 8.47% ($118,574,152) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2017 totaled $218,987,697, up 16.13% ($30,424,077) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2017 totaled $1,299,904,517, up 7.27% ($88,150,075) from 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in 2017 was $1,080,916,820, a 5.64% increase ($57,725,998) over 2016.

Ecuador was Russia’s 53rd largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 50th in 2016), accounting for 0.2601% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2994% in 2016).

Ecuador was Russia’s 82nd largest export market in 2017 (up from 84th in 2016), accounting for 0.0613% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0660% in 2016).

Ecuador was Russia’s 32nd largest supplier in 2017 (down from 30th in 2016), accounting for 0.5727% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.6648% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 38.56% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (31.71% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 35.22% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (21.91% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 12.84% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (11.68% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.64% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (4.02% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.38% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (29.26% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2017 over 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 $35,878,060;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13,479,703;
  • 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 $10,927,798;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $7,627,968;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $4,125,940;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,641,283;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $2,056,047;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,670,865;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,554,339;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,338,113.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2017 over 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 $31,531,387;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $15,761,276;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,802,751;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,610,207;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,458,724.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 440,147 0.20 97,139353.11
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,458,724-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 17,202 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 204-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 82,791 0.04 158,890-47.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 77,037,387 35.18 41,159,32787.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18,064,319 8.25 7,136,521153.13
29 Organic chemicals 385,953 0.18 75,968408.05
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,641,283 1.66 0
31 Fertilizers 55,550,220 25.37 47,922,25215.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 117,327 0.05 94,77223.80
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 35,360 0.02 22,27058.78
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 223-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 879,699 0.40 705,73524.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,498,903 0.68 1,127,71532.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,270,250 1.95 2,715,91157.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 163,417 0.07 259,044-36.92
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,345,336 1.07 289,289710.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 25,606,398 11.69 21,480,45819.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 512-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 600 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,029 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 273,430 0.12 549,885-50.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 35-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 14,152 0.01 5832,327.44
70 Glass and glassware 8,831 0.00 1,570462.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 17,142,336 7.83 3,662,633368.03
73 Articles of iron or steel 60,913 0.03 1,671,120-96.35
74 Copper and articles thereof 470 0.00 2,599-81.92
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,665 0.00 4,909-25.34
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,871,629 1.77 2,200,76475.92
78 Lead and articles thereof 40 0.00 75-46.67
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,369 0.00 10,586-87.07
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 20,709 0.01 8,304149.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,681 0.00 13,011-79.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,993,048 1.82 19,754,324-79.79
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 1,668,343 0.76 33,199,730-94.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,392,003 0.64 53,8902,483.05
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 358,697 0.16 2,161,448-83.40
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 92,000-97.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 25,000 0.01 0
SS Classified 10,425 0.00 471 200-97.79

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.97% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.98% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $114,371,611;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $6,016,311.

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

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $23,329,866;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $16,588,422.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 37,396,280 2.88 34,391,8098.74
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 112,793,065 8.68 136,122,931-17.14
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 539,596 0.04 192,009181.03
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,096,740,581 84.37 982,368,97011.64
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 76,734 0.01 109,128-29.68
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 202,568 0.02 279,396-27.50
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,100 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 637,157 0.05 525,15521.33
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 87-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8,167,911 0.63 2,151,600279.62
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,094,026 0.62 5,860,61038.11
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 32,360,663 2.49 48,949,085-33.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 153,742 0.01 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,299,473 0.18 535,250329.61
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 9,624-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 651 0.00 652-0.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,188 0.00 1,020506.67
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 6,246-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 59,192 0.00 8,061634.30
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 6,981-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 555-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,193 0.00 4,596-74.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,728 0.00 3,606-24.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,348 0.00 5,07164.62
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,843 0.00 0
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 3,551 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,048 0.00 3,182278.63
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 876-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 82 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 291 0.00 419-30.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 304,808 0.02 54,248461.88
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 33,512 0.00 18,20984.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,719 0.00 197772.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,754 0.00 38,631-92.87
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 169 0.00 17,126-99.01
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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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia