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

Russia’s Trade with Uruguay

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Uruguay totaled $156,529,739, up 10.57% ($14,963,283) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Uruguay in 2017 were $30,413,117, down 6.42% ($2,087,749) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Uruguay in 2017 totaled $126,116,622, up 15.63% ($17,051,032) from 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Uruguay in 2017 was $95,703,505, a 25.00% increase ($19,138,781) over 2016.

Uruguay was Russia’s 105th largest trading partner in 2017 (just as in 2016), accounting for 0.0268% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0303% in 2016).

Uruguay was Russia’s 123rd largest export market in 2017 (down from 120th in 2016), accounting for 0.0085% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0114% in 2016).

Uruguay was Russia’s 79th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 80th in 2016), accounting for 0.0556% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0598% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Uruguay

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 81.50% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (77.58% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.81% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (14.98% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.84% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (4.83% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.39% of Russia’s total exports to Uruguay (1.75% in 2016).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $377,420;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $235,138;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $200,269;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $172,767;
  • 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 $121,926.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Uruguay in 2017 over 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 $1,028,704;
  • 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 $945,412;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $905,707;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $170,974;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $157,998.
Russia’s exports to Uruguay in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
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 71,114 0.23 82,043-13.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,011,552 3.33 776,41430.29
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,188,018 10.48 4,093,725-22.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,969,033 9.76 3,914,445-24.15
29 Organic chemicals 292,120 0.96 119,353144.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,503 0.04 22,321-43.99
31 Fertilizers 21,474,141 70.61 21,096,7211.79
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 35,012 0.12 43,164-18.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,500 0.01 3,465-27.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 207 0.00 7,262-97.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 1,178-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 22,834 0.08 5342,983.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 398,430 1.31 569,404-30.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 23-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 17,961 0.06 67,650-73.45
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 790 0.00 292,624.14
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 7 0.00 907-99.23
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 609 0.00 3,659-83.36
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 1,796-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 59-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 636 0.00 2,769-77.03
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 134-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 106,489 0.35 44,149141.20
72 Iron and steel 225,976 0.74 25,707779.04
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,092 0.05 5,650184.81
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 1,644 0.01 1,48310.86
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,135 0.02 1,642273.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 59,186 0.19 217,184-72.75
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 306,856 1.01 184,93065.93
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 136,974 0.45 1,165,678-88.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 55,470 0.18 2,5472,077.86
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 747 0.00 1,810-58.73
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
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 3,517-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Uruguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 96.70% of Russia’s total imports from Uruguay (96.86% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.95% of Russia’s total imports from Uruguay (2.34% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.21% of Russia’s total imports from Uruguay (0.03% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Uruguay in 2017 over 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 $15,376,108;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $4,514,054;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2,989,025;
  • Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric (HS code 51) - an increase of $1,493,675;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $752,121;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $599,026;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $588,143.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $7,854,544;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $768,576;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $498,092.
Russia’s imports from Uruguay in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 32,895,605 26.08 28,381,55115.90
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,863,034 4.65 2,874,009104.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 67,814,093 53.77 52,437,98529.32
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 671,655 0.53 548,27022.50
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 3,996-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9,202,016 7.30 17,056,560-46.05
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,538,000 2.81 2,938,97420.38
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 74,249 0.06 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 712,209 0.56 970,551-26.62
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,183,996 0.94 431,875174.15
29 Organic chemicals 453,657 0.36 88,159414.59
30 Pharmaceutical products 948,213 0.75 360,070163.34
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,057 0.01 9,866-8.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 329,190-100.00
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 60,720 0.05 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 988,264 0.78 1,756,840-43.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 8,507-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 718-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 2,754-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 265,063-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 4,626-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 5,941-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,521,351 1.21 27,6765,397.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,299 0.01 8,7426.37
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 17 0.00 24-29.17
69 Ceramic products 584 0.00 1,261-53.69
70 Glass and glassware 4,031 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 129,954 0.10 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 7 0.00 498,099-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,035 0.00 6,017-49.56
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 14,913 0.01 1,957662.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,663 0.01 46,309-59.70
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia