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

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Jamaica was $2,385,581, down 86.15% ($14,832,896) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $641,921, up 3,539.83% ($624,285) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were $1,743,660, down 89.86% ($15,457,181) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $1,101,739, a 93.59% decrease ($16,081,466) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Jamaica was Russia’s 156th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 124th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0014% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0118% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Jamaica was Russia’s 162nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 185th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0006% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0000% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Jamaica was Russia’s 123rd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 90th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0029% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0283% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

The major share of Russian exports to Jamaica 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) - 98.57% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (27.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (72.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica 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 $632,714;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $9,207.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $12,300;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,714;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,166.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 632,714 98.57 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 12,300-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 456-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,207 1.43 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 2,166-100.00
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 2,714-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.44% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $15,358,071;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $94,585.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 4,807-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9,387 0.54 103,972-90.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,733,951 99.44 17,092,022-89.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 322 0.02 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 40-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia