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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Paraguay totaled $229,665,314, up 54.69% ($81,197,877) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $4,858,815, up 43.55% ($1,474,062) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $224,806,499, up 54.95% ($79,723,815) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $219,947,684, a 55.22% increase ($78,249,753) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Paraguay was Russia’s 71st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 73rd in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1335% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1016% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Paraguay was Russia’s 134th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 133rd in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0043% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0040% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Paraguay was Russia’s 42nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 51st in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.3755% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2385% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

The major share of Russian exports to Paraguay 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) - 85.69% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (30.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.92% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (62.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.31% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (2.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (4.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3,073,964;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $82,182;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $70,743;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $62,962;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $45,180;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $36,585;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $19,558.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,685,810;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $89,945;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $76,188;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $24,974;
  • 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 $20,609;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $15,303.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,558 0.40 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,353 0.07 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 16,972 0.35 12,39036.98
29 Organic chemicals 45,180 0.93 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 178 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 4,064,059 83.64 990,095310.47
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 0 0.00 334-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 37,150 0.76 5656,475.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 15,303-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 846-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 78,886 1.62 15,924395.39
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 76,188-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 82,182 1.69 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 692-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,336 0.13 14,566-56.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 267-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 71,087 1.46 34420,564.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 738-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 204-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 433,567 8.92 2,119,377-79.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 23-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 1,022-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 89,945-100.00
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 20,609-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 24,974-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 98 0.00 324-69.75
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 209 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 23-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

The major share of Russian imports from Paraguay 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (99.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $62,210,007;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $18,290,935.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Paraguay 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 decrease.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay 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 127,909,286 56.90 65,699,27994.69
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 141,250 0.06 499,500-71.72
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,462,689 1.10 2,823,928-12.79
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 692 0.00 3,016-77.06
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 93,806,245 41.73 75,515,31024.22
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 476,588 0.21 506,163-5.84
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 1,220-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8,830 0.00 3,549148.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 165 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 10,197-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,479-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 15,990-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 471 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 283 0.00 53433.96
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia