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

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Ecuador was $424,207,673, down 6.50% ($29,467,043) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $80,948,146, down 38.55% ($50,791,351) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $343,259,527, up 6.62% ($21,324,308) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $262,311,381, a 37.92% increase ($72,115,659) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Ecuador was Russia’s 60th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 55th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2358% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2428% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Ecuador was Russia’s 75th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0724% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1058% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Ecuador was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.5046% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.5164% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 59.35% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (50.88% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.25% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (30.27% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.51% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (7.40% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.54% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (3.50% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.15% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (2.58% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.16% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (5.33% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,311,888;
  • 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 $1,270,796;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $836,516;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $471,508.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $20,446,397;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $18,925,837;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $6,920,655;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,305,658;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,762,092;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,361,937;
  • 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 $738,113;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $317,417.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 937,576 1.16 101,060827.74
10 Cereals 0 0.00 6,920,655-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19,033 0.02 78,294-75.69
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 48,025,243 59.33 66,951,080-28.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,273,691 1.57 2,011,804-36.69
29 Organic chemicals 94,292 0.12 103,792-9.15
31 Fertilizers 15,892,029 19.63 36,338,426-56.27
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 38,300 0.05 0
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 280 0.00 7,295-96.16
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 268,046 0.33 233,19814.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 527,179 0.65 367,72543.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 727,188 0.90 821,579-11.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 41,604 0.05 26,97954.21
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 91,778 0.11 202,917-54.77
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,751,373 8.34 9,513,465-29.03
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 416 0.00 27750.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,371 0.04 15,824104.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 71 0.00 1,265-94.39
70 Glass and glassware 923 0.00 32,329-97.14
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 81 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 3,305,658-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 232,487 0.29 87,961164.31
74 Copper and articles thereof 359 0.00 1,412-74.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6,000 0.01 819632.60
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,311,888 2.86 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 233 0.00 45417.78
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 990 0.00 3,074-67.79
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 787 0.00 1,614-51.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,052,427 2.54 1,580,91929.82
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 1,477,121 1.82 206,325615.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,821 0.01 322,238-98.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 139,531 0.17 2,501,468-94.42
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 11 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.95% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.92% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $11,075,435;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $7,589,951;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $4,165,877;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $2,637,678;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $2,084,325.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $6,479,975.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
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 15,191,326 4.43 4,115,891269.09
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 14,536,298 4.23 21,016,273-30.83
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 844,414 0.25 327,319157.98
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 286,548,990 83.48 282,383,1131.48
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 49,469 0.01 30,68461.22
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 46,946 0.01 35,84330.98
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,549,096 0.74 464,771448.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9,364,462 2.73 6,726,78439.21
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,728,639 0.50 1,947,219-11.23
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 11,549,818 3.36 3,959,867191.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 68,684 0.02 51,47033.44
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 610,323 0.18 611,299-0.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 110 0.00 921-88.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 180 0.00 43318.60
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,741 0.00 19,657-35.18
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 185-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 33-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,028 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 100,866 0.03 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 185 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 41,838 0.01 118,571-64.71
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,044 0.00 4,020-74.03
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 13,070 0.00 107,913-87.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 13,343-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia