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

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Ecuador totaled $1,682,869,778, up 2.24% ($36,914,255) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2019 totaled $397,578,871, up 11.52% ($41,080,549) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2019 were $1,285,290,907, down 0.32% ($4,166,294) from 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in 2019 was $887,712,036, a 4.85% decrease ($45,246,843) over 2018.

Ecuador was Russia’s 55th largest trading partner in 2019 (down from 53rd in 2018), accounting for 0.2525% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2392% in 2018).

Ecuador was Russia’s 74th largest export market in 2019 (up from 81st in 2018), accounting for 0.0940% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0792% in 2018).

Ecuador was Russia’s 33rd largest supplier in 2019 (just as in 2018), accounting for 0.5272% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.5414% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 66.42% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (44.90% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.29% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (33.07% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.23% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (8.78% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.68% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (4.30% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.64% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (4.13% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.72% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (4.75% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Ecuador 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) - an increase of $104,066,717;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $3,195,802;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $1,294,228.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $28,547,106;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $15,364,051;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $10,748,011;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $8,323,064;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $5,318,600.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,490 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,855,681 0.72 1,561,45382.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,491 0.00 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 15,364,051-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 7,194-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,651 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 40,102 0.01 124,294-67.74
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 264,019,178 66.41 159,952,46165.06
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10,277,640 2.59 10,205,7120.70
29 Organic chemicals 239,511 0.06 574,016-58.27
31 Fertilizers 71,985,315 18.11 100,532,421-28.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 164,505 0.04 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 21,681 0.01 25,185-13.91
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 501,476 0.13 831,800-39.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,915,268 0.48 1,804,9616.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,499,746 0.88 3,905,716-10.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 30 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 149,963 0.04 212,960-29.58
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 550,076 0.14 292,22788.24
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 20,064,985 5.05 30,812,996-34.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9,345 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,956 0.00 1,37242.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 99,975 0.03 68,49645.96
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11,907 0.00 1,282828.78
69 Ceramic products 3,747 0.00 2601,341.15
70 Glass and glassware 27,269 0.01 164,337-83.41
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 136 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 3,739,434 0.94 12,062,498-69.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 639,073 0.16 192,654231.72
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,808 0.00 8,314-30.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 32,199 0.01 1,9661,537.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,167,321 1.55 2,971,519107.55
78 Lead and articles thereof 346 0.00 22255.86
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 28,015 0.01 51,199-45.28
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 23,368 0.01 25,899-9.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,236 0.00 7,570-17.62
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,759,502 1.45 6,041,825-4.67
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 2,820,152 0.71 1,929,31746.17
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 789,369 0.20 331,458138.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,110,602 0.28 6,429,202-82.73
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 49 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 100 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 0 0.00 341-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 173 0.00 1,144-84.88

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.96% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.94% in 2018).

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $23,047,991;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $12,102,131;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $6,375,834;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $5,042,828.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2019 over 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 $26,835,827;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $24,585,317.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 61,012,126 4.75 37,964,13560.71
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 67,396,004 5.24 94,231,831-28.48
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,347,819 0.18 988,424137.53
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,085,188,015 84.43 1,109,773,332-2.22
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 103,605 0.01 112,311-7.75
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 173,521 0.01 191,172-9.23
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 6,216-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 6,570,477 0.51 1,527,649330.10
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,781 0.00 173929.48
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 26,018,464 2.02 19,642,63032.46
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,180 0.00 275329.09
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 7,416,162 0.58 7,655,460-3.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 26,253,965 2.04 14,151,83485.52
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 180,776 0.01 206,834-12.60
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,068,190 0.16 2,274,535-9.07
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,267 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 53 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,000 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 1,277-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,425 0.00 4,521-46.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,547 0.00 1,23425.36
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 159,403-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 872-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23,100 0.00 39,873-42.07
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 13,193 0.00 15,664-15.78
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 224 0.00 789-71.61
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 8,844-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 749-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 30,175 0.00 61,942-51.29
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 91-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 5-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 138,117 0.01 21,958529.01
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,920 0.00 22,563-91.49
74 Copper and articles thereof 238,597 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 43,412 0.00 118,704-63.43
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 526-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,360 0.00 115,139-97.95
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 40,897 0.00 108,994-62.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 20,030 0.00 25,050-20.04
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 505 0.00 0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 996-100.00
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 0.00 21,194-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia