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Russian trade in goods with Chile in Q3 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 Chile in the third quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Chile

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Chile totaled $303,088,966, up 55.96% ($108,747,840) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $51,441,444, up 203.53% ($34,493,671) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $251,647,522, up 41.86% ($74,254,169) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $200,206,078, a 24.78% increase ($39,760,498) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Chile was Russia’s 64th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 68th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1761% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1329% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Chile was Russia’s 91st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 105th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0458% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0199% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Chile was Russia’s 38th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 46th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.4203% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2916% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Chile

The major share of Russian exports to Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 66.54% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (36.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.11% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (33.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.89% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (18.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.58% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (5.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.95% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (2.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $28,001,066;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,879,381;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,853,829;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,091,497;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $539,984;
  • 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 $532,359;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $523,342;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $338,117;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $328,261.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $435,342;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $194,780;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $172,299.
Russia’s exports to Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 338,117 0.66 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 667,163 1.30 338,90296.86
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 34,229,870 66.54 6,228,804449.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,326,663 2.58 794,30467.02
29 Organic chemicals 1,426,134 2.77 886,15060.94
31 Fertilizers 2,953,935 5.74 1,100,106168.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 184,320 0.36 101,52981.54
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 63,868 0.12 75,284-15.16
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 12,276-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 47,600 0.09 24,16097.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,800,750 5.44 2,732,5042.50
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 60 0.00 668-91.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,554,607 6.91 1,675,226112.19
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,035,792 3.96 1,512,45034.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12,087 0.02 0
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 87,916-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 1-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 95-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 36,921-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,906 0.01 752286.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 50-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 2,392-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 57,895 0.11 7,017725.07
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 69-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 76,092 0.15 270,872-71.91
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 82-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 172,299-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,091,829 2.12 332328,764.16
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 16,120 0.03 67,951-76.28
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 220,650 0.43 655,992-66.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 251 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,551 0.05 55,875-52.48
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 109,697 0.21 77,72041.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 41,766 0.08 7,583450.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 132,740 0.26 12,576955.50
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 75-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 350 0.00 38821.05
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 370 0.00 2,273-83.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 709 0.00 6,128-88.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,340 0.00 401234.16
SS Classified 21,210 0.04 0

Russia’s Imports from Chile

The major share of Russian imports from Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 87.23% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (87.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.70% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (1.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.12% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (3.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.01% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (5.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $48,280,189;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $16,233,847;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $13,366,338;
  • 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 $6,619,159;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $5,005,503;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $919,630;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $854,792;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $825,259.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $10,245,145;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $2,668,263;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $2,354,599;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $2,306,673.
Russia’s imports from Chile in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 33,477,265 13.30 17,243,41894.15
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 124,923,747 49.64 76,643,55862.99
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,703,562 1.47 2,783,93233.03
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,593,223 1.03 1,738,43149.17
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 319-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 165,197 0.07 33,162398.15
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 27,559,675 10.95 29,866,348-7.72
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 3,401-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,204,518 0.88 2,547,805-13.47
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 346,983 0.14 654,194-46.96
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 51,570 0.02 48,3786.60
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 11,018,326 4.38 6,012,82383.25
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,196,684 1.67 6,864,947-38.87
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 153,445 0.06 95,29261.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9,126,456 3.63 11,481,055-20.51
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 10,785-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,559 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,020 0.00 1,985404.79
26 Ores, slag and ash 16,857,683 6.70 3,491,345382.84
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12,333,304 4.90 5,714,145115.84
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 12,601-100.00
31 Fertilizers 330,573 0.13 110,525199.09
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 280 0.00 0
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 11,036 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 102,600 0.04 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 68,685 0.03 60,05914.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 31,659 0.01 6814,548.90
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 56,978 0.02 53,9625.59
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,173,065 0.86 1,347,80661.23
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 546-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,200 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 986 0.00 66947.38
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 13-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 21-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,396 0.01 11,89488.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,237 0.00 10,250,382-99.95
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 101-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 112,425 0.04 308,765-63.59
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 7,106 0.00 5142,020.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 40 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 39 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia