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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Paraguay totaled $238,371,973, up 34.95% ($61,730,975) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $3,600,737, down 72.24% ($9,370,385) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $234,771,236, up 43.44% ($71,101,360) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $231,170,499, a 53.40% increase ($80,471,745) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Paraguay was Russia’s 73rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 69th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1395% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1264% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Paraguay was Russia’s 137th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 109th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0033% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0154% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Paraguay was Russia’s 41st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 50th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.3867% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2934% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

The major share of Russian exports to Paraguay 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) - 84.34% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (62.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.62% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (0.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.58% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (0.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.76% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (1.65% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.03% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (34.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $186,394;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $164,907;
  • 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 $67,803;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $23,706.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $5,066,748;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $4,531,875;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $54,821;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $51,909;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $41,116;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $39,113;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $16,869;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $13,382.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,405 0.54 30,104-35.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 51,909-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 164,907 4.58 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 82,170 2.28 14,367471.94
29 Organic chemicals 23,706 0.66 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 751 0.02 44967.26
31 Fertilizers 2,929,872 81.37 7,996,620-63.36
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 13,382-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7 0.00 16,876-99.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 238 0.01 16940.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 34 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 54,821-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 202,505 5.62 16,1111,156.94
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 50 0.00 400-87.50
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,356 0.04 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 34 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 25,201 0.70 21,68116.24
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,568 0.18 8,140-19.31
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 84-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,219 0.03 130837.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,531,875-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 85-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,187 0.34 53,303-77.14
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 2,505 0.07 681267.84
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 120,822 3.36 159,935-24.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,200 0.20 0

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

The major share of Russian imports from Paraguay 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $54,716,291;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $14,178,205;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $2,031,008.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay 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
02 Meat and edible meat offal 128,930,853 54.92 74,214,56273.73
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 106,250-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,036,881 1.72 2,005,873101.25
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,013 0.00 1,562156.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 101,328,651 43.16 87,150,44616.27
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 464,905 0.20 188,908146.10
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,828 0.00 406842.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,103 0.00 1,86612.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 3-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia