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Russian trade in goods with Cuba in Q4 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 Cuba in the fourth quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cuba

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Cuba was $0, down 100.00% ($168,630,524) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $0, down 100.00% ($163,776,348) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $0, down 100.00% ($4,854,176) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade balance with Cuba went from a surplus of $158,922,172 in the 4th quarter of 2018, to zero in the 4th quarter of 2019.

There was no Russia’s trade with Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019, while in the 4th quarter of 2018, Cuba was Russia’s 79th largest trading partner, accounting for 0.0903% of Russia’s total trade.

There were no Russia’s exports to Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019, while in the 4th quarter of 2018, Cuba was Russia’s 71st largest export market, accounting for 0.1316% of Russia’s total exports.

There were no Russia’s imports from Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019, while in the 4th quarter of 2018, Cuba was Russia’s 113th largest supplier, accounting for 0.0078% of Russia’s total imports.

Russia’s Exports to Cuba

The major share of Russian exports to Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Cuba (54.36% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Cuba (5.78% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Cuba (1.17% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Cuba (34.49% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $56,493,093;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $36,472,992;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $21,539,071;
  • 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 $21,168,388;
  • 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 $8,135,401;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $7,337,369;
  • 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 $2,902,060;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,704,998;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,493,377;
  • 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 $950,402;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $675,163;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $607,084;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $575,048;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $530,217;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $276,507;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $140,771;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $134,619;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $83,029;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $75,024;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $65,480;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $62,154;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $61,125;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $48,898;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $46,295;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $42,854;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $35,233;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $30,740;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $30,337;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $29,683;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $28,114;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $27,339;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $24,354;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $23,546;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $17,589;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $16,672;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $12,658;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $10,475;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $10,427;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $8,040;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $7,060;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $6,273;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $6,196;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $4,359;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $4,261;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $3,340;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $2,913;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2,000;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $1,624;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,564;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $1,550;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $682;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $579;
  • Cork and articles of cork (HS code 45) - a decrease of $470;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $200;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $16;
  • Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair (HS code 67) - a decrease of $7.
Russia’s exports to Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 - 30,337-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 - 682-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 - 2,913-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 - 3,340-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 - 1,564-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 - 10,427-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 - 1,624-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 - 16,672-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 - 62,154-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 - 12,658-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 - 4,261-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 - 276,507-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 - 56,493,093-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 - 950,402-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 - 16-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 - 200-100.00
31 Fertilizers 0 - 134,619-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 - 4,359-100.00
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 0 - 35,233-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 - 75,024-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 - 140,771-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 - 575,048-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 - 30,740-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 - 17,589-100.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 - 470-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 - 675,163-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 - 607,084-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 - 28,114-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 - 579-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 - 46,295-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 - 24,354-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 - 23,546-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 - 83,029-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 - 10,475-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 - 6,196-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 - 7-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 - 42,854-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 - 48,898-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 - 7,337,369-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 - 1,493,377-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 - 7,060-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 - 29,683-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 - 1,550-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 - 8,040-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 - 530,217-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 - 65,480-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 - 21,539,071-100.00
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 - 8,135,401-100.00
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 - 21,168,388-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 - 36,472,992-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 - 2,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 - 1,704,998-100.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 - 27,339-100.00
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 0 - 2,902,060-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 - 61,125-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 - 6,273-100.00
SS Classified 0 - 1 806 628-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Cuba

The major share of Russian imports from Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Cuba (28.05% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Cuba (3.74% in the 4th quarter of 2018).
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Cuba (68.21% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,583,026;
  • 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 $1,361,674;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,251,212;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $399,540;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $181,290;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $77,301;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $133.
Russia’s imports from Cuba in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 - 399,540-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 - 77,301-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 - 1,251,212-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 - 1,583,026-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 - 133-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 - 181,290-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 - 1,361,674-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia