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

Russia’s Trade with Guatemala

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Guatemala totaled $70,985,949, up 32.61% ($17,455,099) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2017 totaled $46,910,609, up 25.90% ($9,649,623) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2017 totaled $24,075,340, up 47.98% ($7,805,476) from 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Guatemala in 2017 was $22,835,269, a 8.79% increase ($1,844,147) over 2016.

Guatemala was Russia’s 123rd largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 125th in 2016), accounting for 0.0122% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0114% in 2016).

Guatemala was Russia’s 117th largest export market in 2017 (up from 119th in 2016), accounting for 0.0131% of Russia’s total exports (just as in 2016).

Guatemala was Russia’s 100th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 106th in 2016), accounting for 0.0106% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0089% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Guatemala

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 46.78% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (0.46% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 40.34% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (87.50% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.78% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (8.13% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.18% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (3.29% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $21,879,414;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,201,650;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $166,436.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $13,457,780;
  • 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 $363,275.
Russia’s exports to Guatemala in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 1,627-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,970 0.02 21,060-47.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,429,375 5.18 1,227,72597.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 274,187 0.58 637,462-56.99
30 Pharmaceutical products 24,223 0.05 4,325460.07
31 Fertilizers 18,233,661 38.87 31,691,441-42.47
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 216,127 0.46 124,71573.30
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 43 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 17,196 0.04 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 88,917 0.19 89,136-0.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 70,420 0.15 54,45929.31
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 462,954 0.99 296,51856.13
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,719,050 5.80 2,733,729-0.54
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 203 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 152-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 47,376 0.10 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 16,456-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 11,388 0.02 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,162 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 47 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 21,941,579 46.77 62,16535,195.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 60,538-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 50,219-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,358 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 152,095 0.32 95,36559.49
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 98,222 0.21 70,59839.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 104,814 0.22 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 22,694-100.00
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 0 0.00 602-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,242 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Guatemala

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 98.54% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (98.19% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.21% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (1.68% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Guatemala 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 $4,544,181;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,079,495;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,173,872;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $440,548;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $147,972.

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

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $297,982;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $242,743;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $89,616.
Russia’s imports from Guatemala in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 110,453 0.46 353,196-68.73
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 45,502 0.19 135,118-66.32
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,914,144 20.41 369,9631,228.28
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,257,071 25.99 5,816,5237.57
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 927,184 3.85 779,21218.99
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 73 0.00 131-44.27
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 814,077 3.38 1,112,059-26.80
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 43,076 0.18 50,382-14.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,823,411 7.57 649,539180.72
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 8,788,438 36.50 6,708,94331.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,762 0.01 5,655-51.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 58,509 0.24 16734,935.33
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 1,059-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 5,226-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 58,172 0.24 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 183,279 0.76 173,9145.38
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 48,955 0.20 99,564-50.83
70 Glass and glassware 14 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2 0.00 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 0 0.00 9,106-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 218 0.00 107103.74
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia