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Russian trade in goods with Jamaica in Q2 2019

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 second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Jamaica was $32,627,067, down 40.87% ($22,555,827) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $116,324, down 73.37% ($320,469) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $32,510,743, down 40.62% ($22,235,358) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $32,394,419, a 40.35% decrease ($21,914,889) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Jamaica was Russia’s 104th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 95th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0204% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0323% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Jamaica was Russia’s 172nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 168th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0004% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Jamaica was Russia’s 81st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 70th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0548% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0902% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

The major share of Russian exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 72.73% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (97.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.57% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (1.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.70% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $26,260;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $5,464.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $340,817;
  • 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 $7,256;
  • 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 $4,120.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 84,600 72.73 425,417-80.11
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 7,256-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 26,260 22.57 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,464 4.70 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 0 0.00 4,120-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

The major share of Russian imports from Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.61% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 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 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 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 $22,330,324.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 22,510 0.07 22,3540.70
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 105,882 0.33 10,909870.59
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 32,382,351 99.61 54,712,675-40.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 25-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 138-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia