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Russian trade in goods with Chile in Q1 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Chile in the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Chile

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Chile totaled $247,504,573, up 46.78% ($78,881,612) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $23,066,374, up 28.80% ($5,158,101) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $224,438,199, up 48.92% ($73,723,511) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $201,371,825, a 51.63% increase ($68,565,410) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Chile was Russia’s 66th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1570% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1312% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Chile was Russia’s 101st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0224% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0215% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Chile was Russia’s 38th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 43rd in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.4110% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3333% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Chile

The major share of Russian exports to Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 38.08% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (29.99% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 34.93% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (44.10% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 14.12% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (11.71% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.56% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (3.61% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.15% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (6.07% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.61% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (1.21% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.87% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (1.84% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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) - an increase of $1,787,379;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,767,515;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,762,311;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,141,579;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $748,118;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $211,370;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $179,564;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $179,517;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $85,000.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,184,744;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $612,162;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $425,727;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $126,764;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $84,458.
Russia’s exports to Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 10,831 0.05 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 16,591-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 101,121 0.44 526,848-80.81
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 4,156-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 43,103-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 26,194-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 384,794 1.67 469,252-18.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 20,443-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,057,075 34.93 7,877,5582.28
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,881,036 8.15 93,6571,908.43
29 Organic chemicals 1,157,980 5.02 16,4016,960.42
31 Fertilizers 3,904,347 16.93 2,142,03682.27
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 97,200 0.42 133,447-27.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,901 0.03 70,918-90.27
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 9 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 79,183 0.34 24,273226.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,645 0.01 51,056-94.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,654,401 7.17 2,839,145-41.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 810 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 833,406 3.61 1,445,568-42.35
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,419,708 10.49 652,193271.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,885 0.01 0
54 Man-made filaments 196,946 0.85 323,710-39.16
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 780 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,434 0.01 3,564-3.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 2,356-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 280 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 50 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 96,437 0.42 47,631102.47
69 Ceramic products 40 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 289,874 1.26 204,87441.49
72 Iron and steel 179,564 0.78 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,029,046 4.46 280,928266.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 38 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 304,628 1.32 363,797-16.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 2,421-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 60,596 0.26 35,60270.20
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 66,953 0.29 104,242-35.77
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 225,846 0.98 14,4761,460.14
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17,122 0.07 62,341-72.53
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 291-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 408 0.00 105288.57
SS Classified 0 0.00 9 096-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Chile

The major share of Russian imports from Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 72.19% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (90.28% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 22.99% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (1.87% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.21% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (5.45% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.51% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (2.12% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $48,743,132;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $10,294,196;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $10,290,832;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $2,785,684;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $1,727,160;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,614,074;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,530,477;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,349,010;
  • 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 $1,199,484.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $3,882,678;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $1,984,985.
Russia’s imports from Chile in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 16,852,969 7.51 6,558,773156.95
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 97,629,986 43.50 87,339,15411.78
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,866,389 1.72 2,139,22980.74
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,596,116 1.60 810,432343.73
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6,466 0.00 1,282404.37
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 340,381 0.15 444,228-23.38
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 19,619,547 8.74 18,089,0708.46
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 2,024-100.00
10 Cereals 55,427 0.02 100,072-44.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,517,934 2.01 3,168,92442.57
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 586,996 0.26 344,15970.56
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 20,139 0.01 86,033-76.59
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,209,292 1.43 3,026,2226.05
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,864-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,360,635 1.50 7,243,313-53.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 45,033 0.02 23,24593.73
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,303,795 3.70 6,689,72124.13
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 649 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 42,300 0.02 20520,534.15
26 Ores, slag and ash 51,559,665 22.97 2,816,5331,730.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,274,745 4.13 8,075,26114.85
29 Organic chemicals 17,094 0.01 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 80,207 0.04 43,19385.69
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,189 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 11,808-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 59,160 0.03 31,77486.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23,983 0.01 47,117-49.10
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 31,492 0.01 62,550-49.65
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,093,554 0.49 3,078,539-64.48
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21,163 0.01 60,266-64.88
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 2,930 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 196 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,973 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 6,750-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 47 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 1,091-100.00
69 Ceramic products 41,247 0.02 34,57419.30
70 Glass and glassware 73 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,146 0.00 7,887-72.79
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 260,969-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,057 0.00 1671,131.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 166 0.00 34388.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 169,050 0.08 106,84558.22
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 1,380-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8 0.00 0
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