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

Russia’s Trade with Venezuela

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Venezuela totaled $30,085,553, up 19.96% ($5,004,991) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Venezuela in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $29,773,317, up 19.44% ($4,846,790) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Venezuela in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $312,236, up 102.70% ($158,201) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Venezuela in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $29,461,081, a 18.93% increase ($4,688,589) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Venezuela was Russia’s 117th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 121st in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0181% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0146% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Venezuela was Russia’s 101st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 103rd in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0288% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0222% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Venezuela was Russia’s 145th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0003% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Venezuela

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 51.68% of Russia’s total exports to Venezuela (96.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.24% of Russia’s total exports to Venezuela (1.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.24% of Russia’s total exports to Venezuela (1.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.08% of Russia’s total exports to Venezuela (0.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Venezuela 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) - an increase of $9,876,899;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $4,659,962;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,986,058;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,012,109;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $270,889;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $155,958;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $130,254;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $124,473.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $10,719,629;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,671,737;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $125,594.
Russia’s exports to Venezuela in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,659,962 15.65 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 124,473 0.42 0
10 Cereals 9,177,000 30.82 12,848,737-28.58
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 414,282 1.39 11,133,911-96.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,012,109 3.40 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 21,210-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 370,140 1.24 400,045-7.48
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13,572 0.05 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 200-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 592 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 538 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,574 0.04 1,925449.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 223,114 0.75 67,156232.23
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4 0.00 31,407-99.99
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 130,254 0.44 0
54 Man-made filaments 3,094 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 114 0.00 33,700.00
70 Glass and glassware 336 0.00 139141.73
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 125,594-100.00
72 Iron and steel 1,299 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 294,929 0.99 24,0401,126.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,054 0.01 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 2 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,853 0.01 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16,982 0.06 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,249,835 10.92 263,7771,132.04
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 9,877,855 33.18 9561,033,148.43
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 10,162 0.03 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 638-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 33,387 0.11 6,789391.78
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 23,208 0.08 0
SS Classified 118,579 0.40 0

Russia’s Imports from Venezuela

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 98.02% of Russia’s total imports from Venezuela (73.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.21% of Russia’s total imports from Venezuela (8.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $251,652;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,737.

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $58,151;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $26,000;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $9,830;
  • 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 $2,180.
Russia’s imports from Venezuela in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 509-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 53,452 17.12 111,603-52.11
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 252,599 80.90 94726,573.60
29 Organic chemicals 153 0.05 11335.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 561-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 466 0.15 4347.37
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 26,000-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,338 0.43 99135.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 465 0.15 95389.47
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 252-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,763 1.21 2614,373.08
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 2,180-100.00
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 0 0.00 9,830-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 494-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia