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Russian trade in goods with Ecuador in Q2 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 Ecuador in the second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Ecuador totaled $409,320,819, up 3.38% ($13,378,491) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $59,206,953, up 26.36% ($12,350,122) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $350,113,866, up 0.29% ($1,028,369) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $290,906,913, a 3.75% decrease ($11,321,753) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Ecuador was Russia’s 55th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 50th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2395% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2833% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Ecuador was Russia’s 83rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 87th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0537% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0558% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Ecuador was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 31st in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.5767% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.6258% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

The major share of Russian exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 44.59% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (42.71% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 28.89% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (27.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.37% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (11.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.03% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (14.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.97% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (2.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $9,578,565;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $4,206,643;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,769,866;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,014,058;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $800,968;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $764,218;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $353,000;
  • 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 $261,739.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd 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) - a decrease of $3,094,784;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,879,544;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $644,120;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $627,683;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $405,657.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 17,202-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 7,194 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 46,000 0.08 82,791-44.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 17,060,158 28.81 12,853,51532.73
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,355,517 3.98 5,450,301-56.78
29 Organic chemicals 126,398 0.21 35,328257.78
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 30,072-100.00
31 Fertilizers 21,906,438 37.00 12,327,87377.70
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 17,850-100.00
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 9,819 0.02 6,90742.16
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 437,891 0.74 84,891415.83
39 Plastics and articles thereof 565,206 0.95 432,24030.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 999,587 1.69 1,627,270-38.57
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 66,898 0.11 27,204145.91
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 64,241 0.11 469,898-86.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,008,504 10.15 4,994,44620.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 719 0.00 1,029-30.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 45,764 0.08 44,6222.56
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 17 0.00 45-62.22
69 Ceramic products 260 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 33,826 0.06 1,0643,079.14
72 Iron and steel 4,009,471 6.77 5,889,015-31.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 34,761 0.06 19,93274.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,474 0.00 313690.42
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,032 0.00 218373.39
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,858,454 3.14 1,094,23669.84
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 20-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 16,953 0.03 1,3691,138.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,194 0.02 2275,271.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,476 0.01 1,705103.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,376,674 2.33 575,706139.13
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 301,792 0.51 40,053653.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,535 0.01 650,655-99.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,848,700 3.12 78,8342,245.05

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

The major share of Russian imports from Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.96% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $9,788,145;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $3,307,816.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $7,811,133;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $3,507,138.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 8,409,239 2.40 11,916,377-29.43
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 21,958,106 6.27 29,769,239-26.24
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 157,046 0.04 155,6990.87
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 308,790,919 88.20 299,002,7743.27
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 61,939 0.02 38,40361.29
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 64,406 0.02 67,284-4.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6,216 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 369,313 0.11 236,97955.84
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,068,540 1.16 760,724434.82
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,803,107 0.52 2,615,595-31.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,664,378 1.05 3,714,032-1.34
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 53,093 0.02 50,6894.74
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 557,004 0.16 592,553-6.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,250 0.00 442,740.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 205 0.00 479-57.20
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 20,803 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 872 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 782 0.00 7,482-89.55
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,114 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 153 0.00 449-65.92
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,744 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 48,140 0.01 4,797903.54
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 91 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 21,958 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,066 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 133 0.00 8262.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 42,253 0.01 129,917-67.48
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 18,357-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 842-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,700-100.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 996 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia