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

Russia’s Trade with Nicaragua

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Nicaragua totaled $12,943,191, up 4.12% ($512,430) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Nicaragua in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $7,437,899, down 9.75% ($803,891) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Nicaragua in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $5,505,292, up 31.42% ($1,316,321) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Nicaragua in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $1,932,607, a 52.31% decrease ($2,120,212) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Nicaragua was Russia’s 127th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0076% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0089% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Nicaragua was Russia’s 125th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 118th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0067% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0098% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Nicaragua was Russia’s 104th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 107th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0091% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0075% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Nicaragua

The major share of Russian exports to Nicaragua 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) - 84.37% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (78.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.34% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (2.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.36% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.22% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (17.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.41% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (1.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $368,996;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $325,811;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $250,000;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $93,747;
  • 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 $63,245;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $40,096.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,248,750;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $587,829;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $59,505.
Russia’s exports to Nicaragua in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
10 Cereals 6,275,600 84.37 5,906,6046.25
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 587,829-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 30 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 250,000 3.36 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 28,144 0.38 21,66029.94
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 1,248,750-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 922 0.01 2,383-61.31
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 2,855-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 152 0.00 10,178-98.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 210,310 2.83 116,56380.43
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 19,102 0.26 1,5011,172.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 425-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 4,355-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 1,544-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 205 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 22-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 61-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 8-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,638 0.04 19,232-86.28
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 13,224-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 20,422-100.00
72 Iron and steel 2,089 0.03 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 21,269 0.29 80,774-73.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 283-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,034 0.08 2,268166.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 1,441-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 738 0.01 1,433-48.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 335,458 4.51 9,6473,377.33
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 87,512 1.18 24,267260.62
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 197,696 2.66 157,60025.44
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 0 0.00 4,752-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 45-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,664-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Nicaragua

The major share of Russian imports from Nicaragua 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) - 98.08% of Russia’s total imports from Nicaragua (98.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.62% of Russia’s total imports from Nicaragua (1.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $879,981;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $857,380;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $30,829.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $467,227.
Russia’s imports from Nicaragua in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
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 879,981 15.98 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 1,791-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,724,133 31.32 866,75398.92
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,729,170 49.57 3,196,397-14.62
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,223 0.06 2,12751.53
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 63,212 1.15 58,4518.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,302 0.08 3,13137.40
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 2-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,983 0.05 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 62,738 1.14 31,90996.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 20,639 0.37 21,925-5.87
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,549 0.10 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 23 0.00 0
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 9,339 0.17 6,48544.01
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia