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Russian trade with Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Nicaragua

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Nicaragua totaled $94,422,203, up 480.89% ($78,167,554) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Nicaragua in 2011 totaled $44,591,516, up 969.59% ($40,422,475) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Nicaragua in 2011 totaled $49,830,687, up 312.31% ($37,745,079) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Nicaragua in 2011 was $5,239,171, a 33.82% decrease ($2,677,396) over 2010.

Nicaragua was Russia’s 118th largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 138th in 2010), accounting for 0.0115% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0026% in 2010).

Nicaragua was Russia’s 114th largest export market in 2011 (up from 137th in 2010), accounting for 0.0086% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0010% in 2010).

Nicaragua was Russia’s 95th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 114th in 2010), accounting for 0.0163% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0053% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Nicaragua

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 65.91% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (66.78% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.03% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (0.00% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.94% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (6.88% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.78% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (9.41% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.74% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (3.00% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Nicaragua (2.35% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Nicaragua 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 $25,583,064;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8,485,578;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $4,337,068;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,598,937;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $948,312;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $341,027;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $210,268.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Nicaragua 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 $519,876;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $239,075.
Russia’s exports to Nicaragua in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
10 Cereals 8,485,578 19.03 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 98,037-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 42,161 0.09 0
31 Fertilizers 4,337,068 9.73 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 318 0.00 1,365-76.70
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12,618 0.03 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 31,944 0.07 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,082 0.01 44,100-88.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,300 0.01 241,375-99.05
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 314 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,197 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 250 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 72,893 0.16 75,980-4.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 210,268 0.47 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,535 0.02 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 40,150 0.09 49,010-18.08
70 Glass and glassware 25 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 725,826 1.63 384,79988.62
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,256 0.04 2,367713.52
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 46,678 0.10 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 5,260-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 497,635 1.12 555,577-10.43
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 569,140 1.28 1,089,016-47.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 26,184,849 58.72 601,7854,251.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,136,753 4.79 537,816297.30
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 6,798-100.00
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 987,042 2.21 38,7302,448.52
SS Classified 172,636 0.39 437 026-60.50

Russia’s Imports from Nicaragua

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.62% of Russia’s total imports from Nicaragua (98.15% in 2010).

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

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $22,933,984;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $10,552,208;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $3,249,247;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $466,099;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $441,398;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $168,906.

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

  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $190,045.
Russia’s imports from Nicaragua in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
02 Meat and edible meat offal 11,638,818 23.36 1,086,610971.11
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 628,099 1.26 162,000287.72
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 157 0.00 131,107.69
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,970,855 11.98 2,721,608119.39
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 7,783,033 15.62 7,614,1272.22
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 22,933,984 46.02 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 35,211-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 684,274 1.37 242,876181.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,321 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 114 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 190,045-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,018 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,906 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,274 0.01 7,706-31.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 25,728 0.05 24,9483.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 105,380 0.21 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,339 0.00 433,375.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 25 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 350-100.00
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 46,406 0.09 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 555 0.00 110404.55
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 401 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia