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

Russia’s Trade with Guatemala

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Guatemala totaled $31,415,269, up 42.98% ($9,443,977) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Guatemala in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $25,029,211, up 36.03% ($6,628,819) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Guatemala in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $6,386,058, up 78.84% ($2,815,158) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Guatemala in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $18,643,153, a 25.72% increase ($3,813,661) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Guatemala was Russia’s 113th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 116th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0184% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0157% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Guatemala was Russia’s 102nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 101st in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0227% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0219% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Guatemala was Russia’s 101st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 109th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0105% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0064% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Guatemala

The major share of Russian exports to Guatemala 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) - 53.45% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (56.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 40.18% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (36.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.55% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (3.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.14% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (4.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,367,543;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,528,786;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $405,723;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $302,654;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $98,148.

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $115,023;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $88,424.
Russia’s exports to Guatemala in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,896 0.03 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 10,970-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 888,004 3.55 585,35051.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 86,820 0.35 44,22996.30
29 Organic chemicals 405,723 1.62 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,530 0.03 12,113-29.58
31 Fertilizers 12,765,591 51.00 10,236,80524.70
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 97,200 0.39 49,00098.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,521 0.05 18,313-26.17
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 82,490 0.33 197,513-58.24
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 453,471 1.81 541,895-16.32
72 Iron and steel 10,039,687 40.11 6,672,14450.47
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,578 0.07 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 64,057 0.26 32,06099.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 98,148 0.39 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,495 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Guatemala

The major share of Russian imports from Guatemala 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) - 98.42% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (97.71% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.48% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (1.70% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Guatemala 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 $2,106,429;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,078,398;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $129,923;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $54,048;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $40,246.

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $371,155;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $183,444;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $23,092.
Russia’s imports from Guatemala in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,772 0.07 27,864-82.87
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 64,090 1.00 10,042538.22
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,933,100 45.93 826,671254.81
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,393,551 21.82 1,576,995-11.63
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 206,368 3.23 76,445169.96
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 35 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 362,049 5.67 360,8280.34
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 18,358 0.29 15,02422.19
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 224,258 3.51 595,413-62.34
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,078,398 16.89 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,108 0.03 20,558-89.75
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 283 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 92,737 1.45 52,49176.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,575 0.02 8,351-81.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,375 0.07 2181,906.88
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia