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Russian trade in goods with Guatemala 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 Guatemala in the first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Guatemala

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Guatemala was $12,860,583, down 39.76% ($8,489,869) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Guatemala in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $8,874,300, down 45.74% ($7,482,250) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Guatemala in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $3,986,283, down 20.18% ($1,007,619) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Guatemala in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $4,888,017, a 56.98% decrease ($6,474,631) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Guatemala was Russia’s 129th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 119th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0082% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0135% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Guatemala was Russia’s 120th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 109th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0085% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0159% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Guatemala was Russia’s 109th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 106th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0075% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0091% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Guatemala

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 81.93% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (2.27% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 15.63% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (1.90% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.42% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (1.62% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.01% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (1.71% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Guatemala (92.50% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $6,732,361;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,061,323;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $154,350;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $97,932.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $15,129,912;
  • 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 $280,403;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $59,210;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $49,461.
Russia’s exports to Guatemala in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 382 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 214,950 2.42 264,411-18.71
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 59,210-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 154,350 1.74 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 9,041 0.10 8,5305.99
31 Fertilizers 6,951,129 78.33 218,7683,077.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 42,000 0.47 48,600-13.58
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 20,548-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 114,063 1.29 16,131607.10
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 60 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 99,374 1.12 83,57118.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,287,740 14.51 226,417468.75
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 15,129,912-100.00
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 49 0.00 280,452-99.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 502 0.01 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 660 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Guatemala

The major share of Russian imports from Guatemala 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) - 99.22% of Russia’s total imports from Guatemala (99.25% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $334,354;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $192,060;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $146,607.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,012,635;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $445,816;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $174,013;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $33,135.
Russia’s imports from Guatemala in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,777 0.07 3,148-11.79
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 192,558 4.83 45,951319.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 988,426 24.80 2,001,061-50.60
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,341,098 33.64 1,786,914-24.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 181,572 4.55 355,585-48.94
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,702 0.04 364,627.78
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 196,474 4.93 229,609-14.43
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 7,415 0.19 17,259-57.04
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 396,107 9.94 61,753541.44
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 647,064 16.23 455,00442.21
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 6,292-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 976 0.02 2,769-64.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 7,425-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 28,356 0.71 20,03941.50
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,039 0.03 192441.15
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 4-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 719 0.02 861-16.49
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia