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

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Jamaica totaled $30,049,674, up 6.10% ($1,728,109) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $1,088,502, up 46.68% ($346,386) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $28,961,172, up 5.01% ($1,381,723) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $27,872,670, a 3.86% increase ($1,035,337) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Jamaica was Russia’s 110th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 114th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0191% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0180% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Jamaica was Russia’s 157th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 155th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0010% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0007% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Jamaica was Russia’s 80th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 81st in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0546% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0505% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

The major share of Russian exports to Jamaica 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) - 90.11% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (97.62% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.14% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica 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 $256,429;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $51,724;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $24,661;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $19,298;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,489.

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

  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $9,440;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $8,146.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 980,850 90.11 724,42135.40
31 Fertilizers 24,661 2.27 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,364 0.13 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 51,724 4.75 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 9,440-100.00
69 Ceramic products 19,298 1.77 0
70 Glass and glassware 15 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,489 0.60 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 51 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,072 0.19 0
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 341 0.03 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,520 0.14 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8 0.00 0
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 109 0.01 8,255-98.68

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

The major share of Russian imports from Jamaica 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) - 99.44% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.86% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 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 $1,258,386;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $134,546.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 14,441-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,427 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 158,891 0.55 24,345552.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 28,798,812 99.44 27,540,4264.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 31-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 121-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 84-100.00
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 42 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia