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Russian trade in goods with Jamaica in Q4 2018

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 fourth quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In the 4th quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Jamaica totaled $32,625,685, up 28.72% ($7,279,059) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 totaled $44,429, up 20.02% ($7,412) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 totaled $32,581,256, up 28.73% ($7,271,647) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 was $32,536,827, a 28.74% increase ($7,264,235) over the 4th quarter of 2017.

Jamaica was Russia’s 114th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2018 (up from 119th in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0175% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0152% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Jamaica was Russia’s 178th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2018 (up from 186th in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports (just as in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Jamaica was Russia’s 83rd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2018 (up from 84th in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0523% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0394% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

The major share of Russian exports to Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 (and in the 4th quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (50.76% in the 4th quarter of 2017).
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (23.77% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $44,429.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 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 $17,202;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $9,369;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $8,799;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,586.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2018
over Q4 2017
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 8,799-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 9,369-100.00
69 Ceramic products 44,429 100.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 61-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 1,586-100.00
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 0 0.00 17,202-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

The major share of Russian imports from Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 (and in the 4th quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.73% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.64% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 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) - an increase of $7,274,828.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 4th quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2018
over Q4 2017
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 20,131-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 833 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 85,822 0.26 70,11022.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 32,494,196 99.73 25,219,36828.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 405 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia