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

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Jamaica was $76,388,756, down 12.09% ($10,501,740) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in 2017 totaled $3,947,279, up 253.76% ($2,831,475) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in 2017 were $72,441,477, down 15.54% ($13,333,215) from 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in 2017 was $68,494,198, a 19.09% decrease ($16,164,690) over 2016.

Jamaica was Russia’s 120th largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 111th in 2016), accounting for 0.0131% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0186% in 2016).

Jamaica was Russia’s 157th largest export market in 2017 (up from 167th in 2016), accounting for 0.0011% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0004% in 2016).

Jamaica was Russia’s 88th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 83rd in 2016), accounting for 0.0319% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0471% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 97.45% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (99.52% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica 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 $2,736,021;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $34,125;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $33,167;
  • 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 $19,916.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica 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
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 2,016-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,846,433 97.45 1,110,412246.40
31 Fertilizers 34,125 0.86 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 1,366-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 160-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 456 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,369 0.24 0
69 Ceramic products 33,167 0.84 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 61 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,752 0.10 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 19,916 0.50 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,850-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.47% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.64% in 2016).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in 2017 over 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) - a decrease of $13,409,469.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 68,228 0.09 36,94684.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,807 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 310,016 0.43 269,85314.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 72,058,386 99.47 85,467,855-15.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 5-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 33-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 40 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia