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Russian trade in goods with Jamaica 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 Jamaica in the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Jamaica totaled $28,321,565, up 145.32% ($16,777,023) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $742,116, up 2,137.51% ($708,949) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $27,579,449, up 139.58% ($16,068,074) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $26,837,333, a 133.81% increase ($15,359,125) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Jamaica was Russia’s 114th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 127th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0180% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0090% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Jamaica was Russia’s 155th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 180th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0007% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0000% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Jamaica was Russia’s 81st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 91st in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0505% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0255% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 97.62% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $724,421;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $9,440;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $8,255.

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

  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $33,167.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 724,421 97.62 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,440 1.27 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 33,167-100.00
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 8,255 1.11 0

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

The major share of Russian imports from Jamaica 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) - 99.86% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.63% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jamaica 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 $16,071,464.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14,441 0.05 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 24,345 0.09 42,413-42.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 27,540,426 99.86 11,468,962140.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 31 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 121 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 84 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia