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

Russia’s Trade with Puerto Rico

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Puerto Rico totaled $150,216,707, up 37.41% ($40,894,644) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in 2011 totaled $3,658,052, up ∞% ($3,658,052) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico in 2011 totaled $146,558,655, up 34.06% ($37,236,592) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Puerto Rico in 2011 was $142,900,603, a 30.72% increase ($33,578,540) over 2010.

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 109th largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 107th in 2010), accounting for 0.0183% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0175% in 2010).

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 148th largest export market in 2011 (there were no Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in 2010), accounting for 0.0007% of Russia’s total exports.

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 75th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 77th in 2010), accounting for 0.0479% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0478% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Puerto Rico

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 84.25% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.00% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.32% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.00% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.99% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.00% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.45% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.00% in 2010).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,081,925;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $340,750;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $145,915;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $89,462.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico 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
40 Rubber and articles thereof 145,915 3.99 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 89,462 2.45 0
72 Iron and steel 3,081,925 84.25 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 340,750 9.32 0

Russia’s Imports from Puerto Rico

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 70.74% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (71.17% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.72% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (21.39% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.52% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (7.39% in 2010).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $25,618,887;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $12,843,035;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,256,467.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico 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 $1,861,095;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,854,607.
Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,412 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,564 0.00 3571,738.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 36,226,147 24.72 23,383,11254.92
29 Organic chemicals 510,253 0.35 368,77538.36
30 Pharmaceutical products 102,895,456 70.21 77,276,56933.15
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 259,713 0.18 143,47481.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14,997 0.01 3,886285.92
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 13,828-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 149 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 15 0.00 1,032-98.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 36 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,603 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13,390 0.01 40,299-66.77
70 Glass and glassware 420 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,449 0.00 640,716.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 210 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,762,742 1.89 4,617,349-40.17
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 976,464 0.67 2,837,559-65.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,692 0.00 340985.88
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,882,928 1.97 626,461360.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 9,016-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia