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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Paraguay was $157,390,555, down 17.98% ($34,491,372) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $1,136,118, down 55.85% ($1,437,175) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $156,254,437, down 17.46% ($33,054,197) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $155,118,319, a 16.93% decrease ($31,617,022) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Paraguay was Russia’s 76th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 71st in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1000% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1217% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Paraguay was Russia’s 156th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 138th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0011% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0025% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Paraguay was Russia’s 47th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 44th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2946% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3467% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

The major share of Russian exports to Paraguay 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) - 55.50% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (26.04% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 33.40% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (4.16% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.55% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (7.08% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.17% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (8.44% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (0.77% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.01% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (53.15% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Paraguay 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 $272,429;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $36,150;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $21,608;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $21,528;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,094.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,361,298;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $142,337;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $73,215;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $57,311;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $51,984;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $34,426;
  • 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 $29,188;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $19,912;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $15,184;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,909;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $4,247.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 21,608 1.90 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 407 0.04 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 19,912-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 379,445 33.40 107,016254.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 29,188-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 60,486 5.32 24,336148.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 639-100.00
31 Fertilizers 540,579 47.58 592,563-8.77
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 15,184-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 29,359 2.58 7,831274.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 100 0.01 262-61.83
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 73,215-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 51,704 4.55 109,015-52.57
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 8-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 67 0.01 833-91.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 68-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,654 0.32 7,901-53.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 35 0.00 106-66.98
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 94-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 265-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 61 0.01 4,970-98.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,451-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,361,298-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 29,450 2.59 22,35631.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17,963 1.58 160,300-88.79
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 34,426-100.00
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 1,200 0.11 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 56-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

The major share of Russian imports from Paraguay 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $1,477,370.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $30,187,949;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $2,488,575;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $1,838,424.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 77,921,665 49.87 79,760,089-2.30
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,617,370 1.04 140,0001,055.26
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 949,804 0.61 3,438,379-72.38
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,492 0.00 888180.63
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 75,138,862 48.09 105,326,811-28.66
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 609,682 0.39 633,223-3.72
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8,511 0.01 3,049179.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,041 0.00 1,957208.69
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 4,238-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 10 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia