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Russian trade in goods with Colombia in Q2 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 Colombia in the second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Colombia totaled $93,993,284, up 19.74% ($15,497,988) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $55,472,972, up 29.71% ($12,705,088) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $38,520,312, up 7.82% ($2,792,900) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $16,952,660, a 140.79% increase ($9,912,188) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Colombia was Russia’s 85th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 88th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0587% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0459% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Colombia was Russia’s 84th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 93rd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0551% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0388% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Colombia was Russia’s 78th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0649% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0589% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 60.48% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (7.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.21% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (41.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.85% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (28.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.75% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (18.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.33% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (1.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd 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 $30,154,167;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,265,689;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $393,766;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $307,044.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $6,186,149;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $5,619,095;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,729,016;
  • 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 $1,769,615;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $898,156;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $718,336;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $684,249;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $500,438.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,162 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,030 0.02 11,9700.50
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 33,202 0.06 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 33,515,829 60.42 3,361,662897.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 347,137 0.63 491,624-29.39
29 Organic chemicals 2,234,127 4.03 968,438130.69
31 Fertilizers 8,940,543 16.12 14,559,638-38.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 396 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 75,978 0.14 66,05215.03
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3,150 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 886,033 1.60 492,26779.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 851,361 1.53 907,774-6.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 91,604 0.17 110,111-16.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 60 0.00 30100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 527,500 0.95 220,456139.28
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 92,259 0.17 137,432-32.87
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 116,275 0.21 266,354-56.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 0
52 Cotton 15 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 323 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 321 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 43 0.00 31,333.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3 0.00 959-99.69
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 98,954 0.18 12,823671.69
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 153-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 596-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 177,510 0.32 861,759-79.40
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 7,341-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,778 0.00 3,837-53.66
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 87 0.00 162,817-99.95
72 Iron and steel 4,237,725 7.64 10,423,874-59.35
73 Articles of iron or steel 92,163 0.17 592,601-84.45
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,586 0.00 103,891-97.51
75 Nickel and articles thereof 12,270 0.02 8,73640.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,032 0.00 899,188-99.89
78 Lead and articles thereof 672 0.00 262,484.62
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,588 0.00 26,808-94.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,365 0.00 43,535-94.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,821 0.01 3,157-10.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,341,365 2.42 4,070,381-67.05
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 1,082,308 1.95 2,851,923-62.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 23,926 0.04 1,9231,144.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 184,773 0.33 903,109-79.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 14,503-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,100 0.00 340223.53
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 2,266 0.00 828,225.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,660 0.01 16,053-52.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,086 0.00 291273.20
SS Classified 467,585 0.84 163 441186.09

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 90.11% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (88.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.92% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (5.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.30% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (0.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.56% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (1.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2,923,000;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $1,760,542;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1,294,587;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $464,269;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $348,524;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $149,165;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $128,797.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd 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 $1,760,570;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $624,243;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $599,132;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $476,609;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $352,357;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $281,264;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $215,715;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - a decrease of $118,900.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 13,453,707 34.93 12,159,12010.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 141,500 0.37 765,743-81.52
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,762,329 9.77 5,522,899-31.88
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,181,119 13.45 2,258,119129.44
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7,126,712 18.50 5,366,17032.81
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 425 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 962,113 2.50 497,84493.26
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 458,912 1.19 935,521-50.95
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 439-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 58,579 0.15 26,502121.04
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,528,801 9.16 4,127,933-14.51
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 34,739 0.09 43,706-20.52
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,280,267 5.92 1,931,74318.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 937 0.00 531,667.92
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,223 0.00 77757.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 91,745 0.24 373,009-75.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 103,778 0.27 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 118,900-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 413 0.00 4,812-91.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,955 0.04 3,405397.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,093 0.00 56593.45
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 215,715-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 61 0.00 13,850-99.56
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 761 0.00 863-11.82
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,651 0.01 11,487-59.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,134 0.00 716,100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 227,571 0.59 98,774130.40
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 222,472 0.58 73,307203.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 47,909 0.12 13,632251.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,365 0.00 10,968-87.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 23-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 92 0.00 248-62.90
69 Ceramic products 4,480 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 14 0.00 16-12.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 5-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 871 0.00 1,672-47.91
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 383-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,773 0.01 2,11278.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 26 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,357 0.02 1,821304.01
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 1,323 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 574 0.00 8,362-93.14
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 131 0.00 156-16.03
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 60 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 784,340 2.04 1,136,697-31.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 54-100.00
SS Classified 6,000 0.02 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia