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

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Colombia was $280,394,475, down 32.15% ($132,873,865) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in 2019 were $152,506,791, down 44.27% ($121,140,246) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in 2019 were $127,887,684, down 8.40% ($11,733,619) from 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Colombia in 2019 was $24,619,107, a 81.63% decrease ($109,406,627) over 2018.

Colombia was Russia’s 91st largest trading partner in 2019 (down from 86th in 2018), accounting for 0.0421% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0601% in 2018).

Colombia was Russia’s 93rd largest export market in 2019 (down from 86th in 2018), accounting for 0.0361% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0608% in 2018).

Colombia was Russia’s 82nd largest supplier in 2019 (down from 79th in 2018), accounting for 0.0525% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0586% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 45.53% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (24.90% in 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 28.44% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (47.62% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.69% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (9.41% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.09% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (13.92% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.63% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (2.60% in 2018).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,106,012;
  • 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 $1,226,292;
  • 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) - an increase of $998,184;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $767,690;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $542,338.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia 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 $86,952,395;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $26,073,272;
  • 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 $5,097,471;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,537,865;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,619,495;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,619,769;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $1,555,522;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $781,829;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $512,341.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,328 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,162 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 7,938-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 37,623 0.02 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 36,263 0.02 129,968-72.10
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 33,248 0.02 30110,726.67
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 43,346,182 28.42 130,298,577-66.73
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,120,286 2.05 1,893,99464.75
29 Organic chemicals 7,830,109 5.13 4,724,09765.75
31 Fertilizers 52,844,491 34.65 55,463,986-4.72
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,554 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 235,924 0.15 347,964-32.20
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 471 0.00 4,829-90.25
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 24,150 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,740,879 1.14 1,858,470-6.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,176,535 2.08 2,873,53210.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 456,570 0.30 968,911-52.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 73 0.00 82-10.98
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,857,886 1.87 2,090,19636.73
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 523,471 0.34 529,180-1.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,153,172 1.41 2,935,001-26.64
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,555,522-100.00
52 Cotton 15 0.00 50-70.00
54 Man-made filaments 1,323 0.00 190596.32
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 581 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 69-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,054 0.00 8,832-54.10
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 28 0.00 2,142-98.69
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 89-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 288,447 0.19 148,25594.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,516 0.00 2,446-38.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 20,025 0.01 13153,938.46
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 596-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,054,165 0.69 824,65527.83
69 Ceramic products 2,052 0.00 7,341-72.05
70 Glass and glassware 8,482 0.01 8,579-1.13
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,167,454 0.77 169,270589.70
72 Iron and steel 7,920,559 5.19 33,993,831-76.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,773,091 1.16 1,230,75344.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,575 0.01 115,259-90.83
75 Nickel and articles thereof 55,934 0.04 36,67652.51
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,317,660 1.52 2,589,199-10.49
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,586 0.00 89976.42
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 59,705 0.04 43,79436.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 188,645 0.12 78,808139.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,416 0.01 8,514-1.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,542,879 4.95 12,080,744-37.56
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 4,726,776 3.10 9,824,247-51.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 416,026 0.27 140,352196.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,091,351 1.37 3,711,120-43.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,001 0.00 31,669-77.89
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,100 0.00 340223.53
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 12,203 0.01 12,417-1.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 51,305 0.03 41,14324.70
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,023 0.00 2911,282.47
SS Classified 4,346,436 2.85 2 852 17752.39

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 89.06% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (87.01% in 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.14% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (7.31% in 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.20% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (0.67% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.67% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (1.61% in 2018);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (1.01% in 2018).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $13,918,566;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $10,970,702;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $1,040,450;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $487,326.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $21,152,364;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $6,781,638;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $3,183,004;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $2,363,216;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1,791,921;
  • 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 $1,411,682;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $1,113,891;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $917,258.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 22,253,500 17.40 43,405,864-48.73
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 8,456 0.01 6,08938.87
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,325,200 1.82 5,508,204-57.79
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 140,640 0.11 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 13,462,267 10.53 20,243,905-33.50
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 7,374-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 26,963,962 21.08 13,045,396106.69
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 29,691,218 23.22 18,720,51658.60
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 1,281-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,237 0.00 1124,575.89
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 271-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,819,627 2.99 2,779,17737.44
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,283,432 1.79 3,200,690-28.66
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 439-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 407,940 0.32 81,078403.15
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12,446,390 9.73 14,238,311-12.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 87,298 0.07 234,328-62.75
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 6,560-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7,848,137 6.14 10,211,353-23.14
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,382 0.00 69,808-98.02
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 21-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,601 0.01 5,198103.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 529,103 0.41 1,642,994-67.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 247,396 0.19 184,86933.82
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 299,000-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 38,925 0.03 4,812708.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 29,400 0.02 40,314-27.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,037 0.00 4,61730.76
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 215,715-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 811 0.00 20,067-95.96
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 3-100.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 37 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,832 0.00 863112.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 37,574 0.03 23,31061.19
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,493 0.00 354,165.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 748,312 0.59 557,81034.15
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 503,377 0.39 303,12466.06
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 229,803 0.18 45,779401.98
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 46,897 0.04 25,39584.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 84 0.00 642-86.92
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 756 0.00 43773.00
69 Ceramic products 7,492 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 8,441 0.01 3,067175.22
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 323 0.00 1,412,005-99.98
72 Iron and steel 902 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,625 0.00 4,98312.88
74 Copper and articles thereof 487,326 0.38 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 383-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 16,920 0.01 14,12219.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 26 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,160 0.02 17,86924.01
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 2,267 0.00 2,868-20.96
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 5,998 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,818 0.00 11,035-74.46
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 11,970-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,783 0.00 1,340331.57
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 60 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 8,362 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,128,695 2.45 3,005,2974.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 150 0.00 601-75.04
SS Classified 7,212 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia