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Russian trade with Chile in 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 Chile in 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Chile

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Chile was $1,025,644,933, down 13.14% ($155,091,945) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Chile in 2019 were $97,331,008, down 21.81% ($27,151,073) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Chile in 2019 were $928,313,925, down 12.11% ($127,940,872) from 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Chile in 2019 was $830,982,917, a 10.82% decrease ($100,789,799) over 2018.

Chile was Russia’s 68th largest trading partner in 2019 (down from 66th in 2018), accounting for 0.1539% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1716% in 2018).

Chile was Russia’s 102nd largest export market in 2019 (down from 99th in 2018), accounting for 0.0230% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0277% in 2018).

Chile was Russia’s 41st largest supplier in 2019 (down from 36th in 2018), accounting for 0.3808% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4435% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Chile

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 41.33% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (48.28% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 39.13% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (26.84% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.34% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (15.07% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.50% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (4.70% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.18% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (1.22% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.98% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (2.71% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Chile in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3,736,755;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,698,333;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,347,966;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,246,836;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $487,910;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $344,753.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Chile in 2019 over 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 $19,864,185;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $6,522,166;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $3,132,841;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,868,299;
  • 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 $2,053,469;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,389,210;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $550,019;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $372,068.
Russia’s exports to Chile in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 10,831-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 20,647 0.02 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 128,621 0.13 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 124,652 0.13 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,387-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 663,059 0.68 1,213,078-45.34
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 2-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 3,165-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 39,305 0.04 64,586-39.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 253,884 0.26 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,454 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 688,674 0.71 2,077,884-66.86
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 40,230,647 41.33 60,094,832-33.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,898,425 4.01 5,951,894-34.50
29 Organic chemicals 5,549,892 5.70 4,201,92632.08
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,290 0.01 0
31 Fertilizers 16,582,737 17.04 12,845,98229.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 379,972 0.39 455,524-16.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 261,994 0.27 279,625-6.31
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 400 0.00 121230.58
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 199-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 94,845 0.10 98,697-3.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 942,359 0.97 454,449107.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,369,023 10.65 9,122,18713.67
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 539 0.00 1,328-59.41
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,318,222 6.49 9,451,063-33.15
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,767,636 2.84 9,289,802-70.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,020 0.00 17,054-94.02
54 Man-made filaments 38,775 0.04 410,843-90.56
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 57-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 10 0.00 77-87.01
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,168 0.00 1,10795.84
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,665 0.01 18,725-64.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 15,717 0.02 7,710103.85
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,691 0.01 1,721346.89
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 50-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 516,117 0.53 301,32971.28
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 2,704-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 907,414 0.93 648,33639.96
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,358 0.00 901,408.89
72 Iron and steel 378,961 0.39 323,68017.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,355,750 1.39 4,224,049-67.90
74 Copper and articles thereof 2 0.00 38-94.74
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 47,542 0.05 16,120194.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,625,364 1.67 1,280,61126.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,510 0.00 523188.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 204,693 0.21 336,488-39.17
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 792,392 0.81 649,95821.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 199,765 0.21 330,149-39.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,895,415 1.95 197,082861.74
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 68 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,026 0.00 92710.68
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 302 0.00 65,870-99.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,261 0.00 4,574-6.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 728 0.00 2,437-70.13
SS Classified 0 0.00 21 210-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Chile

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 78.28% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (81.07% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.52% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (5.51% in 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.35% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (12.82% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.69% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (0.01% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Chile in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $52,392,149;
  • 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 $11,933,220;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $9,298,488;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $4,082,828.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Chile in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $74,258,004;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $67,166,185;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $46,985,798;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $9,319,328;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $6,874,199;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $4,013,648;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $3,842,503.
Russia’s imports from Chile in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 62,121,141 6.69 109,106,939-43.06
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 386,830,317 41.67 461,088,321-16.10
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 17,032,613 1.83 14,858,31414.63
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,891,576 0.42 10,765,775-63.85
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6,984 0.00 7,550-7.50
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,544,336 0.17 1,382,28311.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 151,138,545 16.28 141,840,0576.56
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,981 0.00 0
10 Cereals 338,593 0.04 148,814127.53
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 26,589 0.00 12,593111.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 16,562,964 1.78 25,882,292-36.01
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,174,349 0.23 2,310,041-5.87
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 29,440 0.00 167,882-82.46
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 27,481,344 2.96 31,323,847-12.27
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 9,573-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,713,615 1.26 15,727,263-25.52
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 640,286 0.07 620,8393.13
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 45,167,807 4.87 41,084,9799.94
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 3,774-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 21,052 0.00 58,338-63.91
26 Ores, slag and ash 68,165,739 7.34 135,331,924-49.63
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 69,105,701 7.44 57,172,48120.87
29 Organic chemicals 106,067 0.01 17,094520.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 119,394 0.01 146,463-18.48
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 382,712-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,574 0.00 1,641117.79
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 0.00 11,036-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 746 0.00 182,812-99.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 79,348 0.01 155,577-49.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 394,395 0.04 115,141242.53
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,346 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 258,239 0.03 215,88519.62
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 6,498,082 0.70 5,038,11328.98
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,500,333 0.16 240,680523.37
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 950 0.00 1,200-20.83
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 3,010 0.00 27,940-89.23
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 311 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 582 0.00 35663.48
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,293 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 196-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 3,973-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 156,494 0.02 22,820585.78
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 47-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 41,247-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 5,304 0.00 737,165.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 415,272 0.04 130,567218.05
74 Copper and articles thereof 52,397,393 5.64 5,244999,087.51
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,057-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 139 0.00 307-54.72
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,350,335 0.25 598,612292.63
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 3,156 0.00 8,752-63.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 14,694 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 277 0.00 326-15.03
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 30 0.00 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 3,189 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 39-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 8-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia