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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Paraguay was $196,602,997, down 13.29% ($30,136,082) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $5,841,446, up 29.08% ($1,316,130) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $190,761,551, down 14.15% ($31,452,212) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $184,920,105, a 15.05% decrease ($32,768,342) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Paraguay was Russia’s 72nd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 71st in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1093% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1214% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Paraguay was Russia’s 123rd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 143rd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0052% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0036% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Paraguay was Russia’s 49th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 42nd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2804% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3564% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

The major share of Russian exports to Paraguay 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) - 64.71% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (6.07% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 29.07% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (91.87% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.56% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (1.39% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.19% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (0.42% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Paraguay 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) - an increase of $3,505,471;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $246,987;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $148,657;
  • 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 $123,663;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $44,633;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $36,800.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Paraguay 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 $2,767,832;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $43,413.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 9,603 0.16 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,780,030 64.71 274,5591,276.76
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 123,663 2.12 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 548 0.01 1,239-55.77
31 Fertilizers 1,388,258 23.77 4,156,090-66.60
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 36,800 0.63 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 148,657 2.54 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 75 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 19,600 0.34 63,013-68.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 246,987 4.23 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 20 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,505 0.03 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,440 0.08 1,450206.21
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,461 0.18 8512,207.06
65 Headgear and parts thereof 540 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 214 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1,292-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 6-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 311 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 63,815 1.09 19,182232.68
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 4,293 0.07 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,538 0.03 0
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 88 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 8,400-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

The major share of Russian imports from Paraguay 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) - 99.78% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (100.00% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $4,559,500;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $2,956,770.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $38,682,637;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $695,178.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 99,771,420 52.30 138,454,057-27.94
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,047,500 2.65 488,000934.32
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,613,738 0.85 2,308,916-30.11
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7,964 0.00 34,853-77.15
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 83,157,753 43.59 80,200,9833.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 751,511 0.39 714,8345.13
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 7,513-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,401-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 196 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,130 0.00 3,20660.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 406,292 0.21 0
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 47 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia