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Russian trade in goods with Ecuador in Q1 2019

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Ecuador in the first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Ecuador totaled $462,538,139, up 10.58% ($44,256,610) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $116,450,232, up 109.36% ($60,827,429) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $346,087,907, down 4.57% ($16,570,819) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $229,637,675, a 25.21% decrease ($77,398,248) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Ecuador was Russia’s 50th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 53rd in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2938% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2654% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Ecuador was Russia’s 70th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 82nd in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1116% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0540% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Ecuador was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 32nd in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.6525% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.6641% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

The major share of Russian exports to Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 66.30% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (26.93% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.74% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (50.10% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.48% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (14.24% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.06% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (5.47% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (2.07% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.44% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (1.15% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $62,226,214;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,185,866;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,130,180.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 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 $2,734,590;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $875,933;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $705,533.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,490 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 512,159 0.44 637,587-19.67
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 77,207,538 66.30 14,981,324415.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,377,224 2.90 3,099,4138.96
29 Organic chemicals 135,070 0.12 189,491-28.72
31 Fertilizers 22,400,955 19.24 23,276,888-3.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 81,000 0.07 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 7,409 0.01 6,03522.77
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 134,182 0.12 4,6282,799.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 462,383 0.40 310,33948.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,050,607 0.90 979,5687.25
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 30 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 53,873 0.05 53,6080.49
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 54,824 0.05 25,069118.69
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,108,244 4.39 7,842,834-34.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 376-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 37,570 0.03 5,632567.08
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 124 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 3,747 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 594 0.00 17,378-96.58
72 Iron and steel 3,505,595 3.01 2,319,72951.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 39,482 0.03 17,738122.58
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,004 0.00 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 717 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 705,533-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 47 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12,980 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,769 0.00 635178.58
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 609 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,702,121 1.46 571,941197.60
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 157,944 0.14 422,767-62.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 10,148 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 384,629 0.33 154,290149.29
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 38 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 100 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 26 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

The major share of Russian imports from Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) 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 Ecuador (99.95% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $1,661,224.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $7,864,656;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $6,296,677;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $2,323,278;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1,483,773.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7,203,025 2.08 13,499,702-46.64
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 20,491,262 5.92 28,355,918-27.74
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 616,640 0.18 263,286134.21
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 309,582,709 89.45 309,447,4090.04
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7,335 0.00 12,933-43.28
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 55,451 0.02 45,85420.93
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,661,224 0.48 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,132 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,906,069 0.84 5,229,347-44.43
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 420 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,174,853 0.34 1,563,527-24.86
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,037,098 0.59 3,520,871-42.14
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 54,986 0.02 50,6888.48
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 245,579 0.07 474,836-48.28
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,267 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 53 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 1,277-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,180 0.00 2,208-1.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 42 0.00 250-83.20
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 138,600-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 713 0.00 13,813-94.84
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 14,550-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 178 0.00 15217.11
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,577-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,432 0.00 13,327-59.24
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 15,329 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 382-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,574 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 526-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 6,700-100.00
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 22,571 0.01 9932,173.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 280 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 505 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia