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Russian trade in goods with Mexico in Q3 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 Mexico in the third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Mexico

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Mexico was $669,639,834, down 19.28% ($159,930,792) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $371,087,786, down 33.35% ($185,697,609) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $298,552,048, up 9.45% ($25,766,817) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $72,535,738, a 74.46% decrease ($211,464,426) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Mexico was Russia’s 41st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 38th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.4037% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4821% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Mexico was Russia’s 46th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 38th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3592% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.4963% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Mexico was Russia’s 36th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 34th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.4773% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4556% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Mexico

The major share of Russian exports to Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 63.65% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (76.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.81% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (8.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.29% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.96% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (11.99% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.58% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $43,482,097;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $17,054,416;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $7,855,832;
  • 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 $1,319,482.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $195,940,476;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $49,995,325;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $3,707,068;
  • 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 $1,998,968;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,622,842;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $1,550,932.
Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 22,352 0.01 0
10 Cereals 14,114,415 3.80 64,109,740-77.98
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 26,370 0.01 1,577,302-98.33
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 2-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 23,089 0.01 131,866-82.49
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 52,007 0.01 160,962-67.69
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 100 0.00 170,700-99.94
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 42,861 0.01 7,157498.87
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 76,097 0.02 51,08448.96
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 343,175 0.09 526,700-34.84
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 367,174 0.10 36,987892.71
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 22,982,253 6.19 5,927,837287.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,886,541 0.51 567,059232.69
29 Organic chemicals 512,466 0.14 1,481,292-65.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 96,546 0.03 127,689-24.39
31 Fertilizers 69,668,894 18.77 26,186,797166.05
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 41,000 0.01 3,3421,126.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 509,087 0.14 44,6561,040.02
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 425 0.00 113,525-99.63
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 452 0.00 42976.19
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 39,621 0.01 40,221-1.49
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 268,260 0.07 426,687-37.13
39 Plastics and articles thereof 260,427 0.07 192,95034.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15,066,801 4.06 18,773,869-19.75
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,900 0.00 402372.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,415,815 0.38 1,810,858-21.82
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 80,849 0.02 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,370,092 1.18 5,992,934-27.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,981 0.00 671344.26
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 2-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 24,948 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 66 0.00 8725.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 262 0.00 213,000.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 30 0.00 169-82.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,221 0.00 2791,054.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,277 0.00 775,285.71
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,698 0.00 7,064-33.49
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 17,879 0.00 13513,143.70
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 390,121 0.11 124,114214.32
69 Ceramic products 4,467 0.00 13,882-67.82
70 Glass and glassware 165,476 0.04 157,6364.97
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 11-100.00
72 Iron and steel 222,201,551 59.88 418,142,027-46.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 335,764 0.09 36,257826.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,283 0.00 1,045405.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,241,844 2.49 1,386,012566.79
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,401,639 1.19 3,603,72922.14
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 404 0.00 4,043-90.01
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,308 0.00 5,580-40.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 655,479 0.18 917,207-28.54
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 477,341 0.13 2,476,309-80.72
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 21,888 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 133,111 0.04 435,707-69.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 122,935 0.03 137,840-10.81
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 5,977-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,130 0.00 4,540-75.11
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 0 0.00 5,035-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 264,010 0.07 62,079325.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,790 0.00 2,863-37.48
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,210 0.00 1,710204.68
SS Classified 326,595 0.09 790 795-58.70

Russia’s Imports from Mexico

The major share of Russian imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 66.55% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (70.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.20% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (13.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.66% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (7.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.45% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (6.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $12,002,743;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $6,996,334;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6,004,291;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $5,558,799;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,990,277;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $1,137,834;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $945,239.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $5,540,810;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,234,203;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $915,610.
Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 694,080 0.23 652,0196.45
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 26,535 0.01 27,416-3.21
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 47,190-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,497,020 1.17 4,731,223-26.09
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,126,255 0.38 1,154,776-2.47
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 2,345-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 468,464 0.16 373,02025.59
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,671 0.00 10,525-65.12
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 63,451 0.02 10,947479.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 119,538 0.04 62,91989.99
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 57,526 0.02 34,42067.13
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,570 0.00 1,5302.61
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 4,613-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 564,936 0.19 852,740-33.75
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 690,798 0.23 48,9511,311.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,401,314 6.16 12,842,51543.28
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 756 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 124,816 0.04 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 530,992 0.18 410,31829.41
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,445,434 0.48 307,600369.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 636-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 595,365 0.20 288,889106.09
29 Organic chemicals 717,515 0.24 468,09953.28
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,032,713 1.02 1,042,436190.93
31 Fertilizers 7,663 0.00 3323,121.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,427,093 1.82 6,137,670-11.58
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 326,737 0.11 613,823-46.77
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 592 0.00 53,025-98.88
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 165,404 0.06 223,100-25.86
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 75,947 0.03 28271,139.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,151,064 0.39 1,977,928-41.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,217,989 1.08 4,025,541-20.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,546,314 0.52 1,568,463-1.41
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 433,807 0.15 141,909205.69
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,393 0.00 1,07929.10
45 Cork and articles of cork 206 0.00 210,200.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 137 0.00 6,956-98.03
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 10,745 0.00 5,364100.32
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,236,133 0.41 290,894324.94
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 35,538-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,545 0.00 186,677-98.10
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 160 0.00 1,048-84.73
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 595-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 68,345 0.02 113,741-39.91
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 510,625 0.17 643,329-20.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 482,000 0.16 482,745-0.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 26,123 0.01 86,637-69.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 12,460 0.00 39,313-68.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,361 0.00 479,178.72
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 366,637 0.12 332,99210.10
69 Ceramic products 434,345 0.15 228,99989.67
70 Glass and glassware 339,165 0.11 163,685107.21
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,426 0.00 701103.42
72 Iron and steel 235 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,756,632 5.61 4,753,889252.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 29,571,251 9.90 30,486,861-3.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 463,697 0.16 526,040-11.85
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 300,300 0.10 336,859-10.85
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,841 0.00 517449.52
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 572,899 0.19 755,153-24.13
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 351,966 0.12 557,615-36.88
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 352,689 0.12 324,8318.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,704,872 12.96 38,895,896-0.49
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 46,384,918 15.54 51,925,728-10.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 79,139,538 26.51 72,143,2049.70
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 87,639-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 34,444,081 11.54 28,439,79021.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 168 0.00 689-75.62
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 196,698 0.07 109,50679.62
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 1,295,241 0.43 912,35041.97
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,135,710 0.38 1,034,0589.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 865,140 0.29 727,50918.92
SS Classified 0 0.00 30 108-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia