Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade with Mexico in 2011

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Mexico in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Mexico

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Mexico totaled $1,414,680,649, up 84.12% ($646,337,980) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2011 totaled $577,145,019, up 99.84% ($288,345,349) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2011 totaled $837,535,630, up 74.65% ($357,992,631) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Mexico in 2011 was $260,390,611, a 36.51% increase ($69,647,282) over 2010.

Mexico was Russia’s 60th largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 67th in 2010), accounting for 0.1720% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1227% in 2010).

Mexico was Russia’s 70th largest export market in 2011 (down from 68th in 2010), accounting for 0.1117% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0727% in 2010).

Mexico was Russia’s 45th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 47th in 2010), accounting for 0.2739% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2095% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Mexico

The major share of Russian exports to Mexico in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 76.67% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (77.19% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.79% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (5.47% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.76% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (0.17% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.40% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (15.31% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.19% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.52% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $219,205,701;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $37,131,865;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $27,357,992;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $24,618,834;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $13,122,773;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,460,410.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $33,765,806;
  • Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds (HS code 86) - a decrease of $1,860,984.
Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 40 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 86 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,190 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 113,859 0.02 80,96840.62
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 382,200 0.07 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 321,740 0.06 496,800-35.24
26 Ores, slag and ash 13,122,773 2.27 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 37,131,865 6.43 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,695,406 0.64 2,761,80033.80
29 Organic chemicals 1,425,283 0.25 1,538,739-7.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 567 0.00 240,128-99.76
31 Fertilizers 435,871,075 75.52 216,665,374101.17
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,926 0.00 5,169-4.70
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,004 0.00 6,555-38.92
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 416 0.00 5,921-92.97
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 300-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,979 0.00 6,18993.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 376,295 0.07 169,591121.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,105,003 0.19 1,537,656-28.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 231,389 0.04 152,76151.47
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,639,940 1.15 4,179,53058.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,001 0.00 46,147-97.83
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 4,600-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,898-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 4,050-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 379 0.00 1,041-63.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16 0.00 270-94.07
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 26,006 0.00 15,67465.92
65 Headgear and parts thereof 153 0.00 653-76.57
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 48 0.00 432-88.89
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 36,306-100.00
69 Ceramic products 595 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 9,897 0.00 1,930412.80
72 Iron and steel 37,161,006 6.44 12,542,172196.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,661,238 0.29 1,388,02719.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 231 0.00 201,055.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 29,193,364 5.06 1,835,3721,490.60
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,900 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,855 0.00 19,345-90.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16,036 0.00 18,910-15.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,256,415 0.39 1,832,30923.15
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 5,567,835 0.96 39,333,641-85.84
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 1,860,984-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 70,647 0.01 80,848-12.62
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 7-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 186,427 0.03 1,115,185-83.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 200-100.00
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 0 0.00 396-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 56,902 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 7,369-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 22,480 0.00 0
SS Classified 466,552 0.08 802 403-41.86

Russia’s Imports from Mexico

The major share of Russian imports from Mexico in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 67.33% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (75.10% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.68% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (12.91% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.56% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (5.86% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.83% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (2.48% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $135,743,067;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $88,859,156;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $31,495,808;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $24,789,551;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $21,470,308;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $17,905,838;
  • 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) - an increase of $15,382,864;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $10,061,191.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
02 Meat and edible meat offal 103,827,692 12.40 14,968,536593.64
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 72,788 0.01 98,171-25.86
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 552,930 0.07 25,9992,026.74
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,168,184 0.74 4,761,82529.53
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,304,295 0.75 5,175,90821.80
10 Cereals 85 0.00 24254.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 933,048 0.11 840,80410.97
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,600 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 40,376 0.00 17,470131.12
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 42,212 0.01 30813,605.19
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 650,766 0.08 385,71368.72
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 928,078 0.11 376,641146.41
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 44,426,169 5.30 34,364,97829.28
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 843,345 0.10 895,439-5.82
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,599,889 0.19 1,127,04441.95
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,011,263 0.36 1,356,791121.94
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,072 0.00 40,850-85.14
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 163,725 0.02 206,950-20.89
29 Organic chemicals 714,240 0.09 947,479-24.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 32,380,586 3.87 7,591,035326.56
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,087,370 0.61 3,481,84846.11
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,019,755 0.24 4,450,022-54.61
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 1,788,675 0.21 2,292,662-21.98
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 290,139 0.03 1,429,214-79.70
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 18,136 0.00 94,367-80.78
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,924,930 0.35 792,770268.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,086,218 0.73 3,602,75268.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,478,216 0.42 3,219,6548.03
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 9,802 0.00 7,11437.78
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 90,609 0.01 38,764133.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 40,662 0.00 7,105472.30
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 7,651 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 511,647 0.06 365,85939.85
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 921,839 0.11 1,194,467-22.82
52 Cotton 1,052 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 60 0.00 316,667-99.98
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 108,152 0.01 95,52613.22
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 513 0.00 1,102-53.45
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 228,802 0.03 219,3764.30
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,184,052 0.14 828,04342.99
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,674,811 0.20 1,602,5794.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 883,473 0.11 1,237,474-28.61
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 100,146 0.01 161,064-37.82
65 Headgear and parts thereof 50,065 0.01 31,24760.22
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 544,641 0.07 598,501-9.00
69 Ceramic products 41,305 0.00 22,80881.10
70 Glass and glassware 3,289,935 0.39 1,323,848148.51
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 102,595 0.01 97,9514.74
72 Iron and steel 43,625 0.01 61,343-28.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 26,031,093 3.11 8,125,255220.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 248,301 0.03 311,457-20.28
75 Nickel and articles thereof 720 0.00 20,446-96.48
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 123,173 0.01 66,17186.14
78 Lead and articles thereof 855 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,174-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 347,242 0.04 301,157,373.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,259,789 0.51 2,637,10161.53
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 991,047 0.12 657,16450.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 87,517,759 10.45 56,021,95156.22
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 115,316,081 13.77 99,933,21715.39
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 32,172 0.00 76,683-58.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 311,420,483 37.18 175,677,41677.27
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 122,358 0.01 358,193-65.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 49,541,001 5.92 28,070,69376.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 666 0.00 202229.70
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 91,263 0.01 86,4965.51
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 1,291,576 0.15 1,174,3059.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,210,386 0.38 4,080,393-21.32
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,740,502 0.33 1,415,47993.61
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 900 0.00 0
SS Classified 52,044 0.01 73 081-28.79
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia