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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Paraguay totaled $482,892,836, up 7.25% ($32,662,284) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2011 totaled $3,442,867, up 14.84% ($444,780) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2011 totaled $479,449,969, up 7.20% ($32,217,504) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in 2011 was $476,007,102, a 7.15% increase ($31,772,724) over 2010.

Paraguay was Russia’s 81st largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 72nd in 2010), accounting for 0.0587% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0719% in 2010).

Paraguay was Russia’s 150th largest export market in 2011 (down from 144th in 2010), accounting for 0.0007% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0008% in 2010).

Paraguay was Russia’s 53rd largest supplier in 2011 (down from 49th in 2010), accounting for 0.1568% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1954% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 59.76% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (93.75% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 40.07% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (6.25% in 2010).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,098,726;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $185,169;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $72,499;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $19,800.

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $938,263.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 42,700 1.24 22,90086.46
31 Fertilizers 1,263,246 36.69 164,520667.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,247 0.04 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 72,499 2.11 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 296,544 8.61 111,375166.26
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,761,029 51.15 2,699,292-34.76
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 5,602 0.16 0

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (100.00% in 2010).

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $61,642,963.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $30,463,302.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 65 0.00 0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 197,608,873 41.22 228,072,175-13.36
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 850,501 0.18 184,127361.91
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 25,421 0.01 3018,345.51
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 280,616,873 58.53 218,973,91028.15
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 291,176 0.06 0
29 Organic chemicals 4,146 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 61 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 51,581 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9 0.00 141-93.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 562 0.00 184205.43
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 14-100.00
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 5 0.00 1,613-99.69
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 696 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia