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

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Jamaica was $90,102,263, down 23.88% ($28,260,024) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in 2019 were $1,375,718, down 26.25% ($489,541) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in 2019 were $88,726,545, down 23.84% ($27,770,483) from 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in 2019 was $87,350,827, a 23.80% decrease ($27,280,942) over 2018.

Jamaica was Russia’s 120th largest trading partner in 2019 (down from 119th in 2018), accounting for 0.0135% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0172% in 2018).

Jamaica was Russia’s 174th largest export market in 2019 (up from 175th in 2018), accounting for 0.0003% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0004% in 2018).

Jamaica was Russia’s 89th largest supplier in 2019 (down from 83rd in 2018), accounting for 0.0364% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0489% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 79.43% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (95.57% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.32% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.39% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.79% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.22% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.42% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.00% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.29% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.00% in 2018).

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $104,780;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $24,661;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $22,744;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $20,109;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $19,506;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $17,764;
  • 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 $11,254.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jamaica 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 $689,818;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $13,035;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $8,146.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,092,734 79.43 1,782,552-38.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18,510 1.35 7,256155.10
31 Fertilizers 24,661 1.79 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 20,109 1.46 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,364 0.10 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 104,780 7.62 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 17,764 1.29 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20,108 1.46 18,6477.84
69 Ceramic products 31,394 2.28 44,429-29.34
70 Glass and glassware 15 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,506 1.42 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 51 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,744 1.65 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 341 0.02 4,120-91.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,520 0.11 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8 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 109 0.01 8,255-98.68

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.33% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.85% in 2018).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $434,013.

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

  • 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 $28,192,165.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 22,510 0.03 36,795-38.82
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,427 0.00 833311.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 564,473 0.64 130,460332.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 88,135,648 99.33 116,327,813-24.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 31-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 728-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 146-100.00
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 445 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 222-100.00
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 42 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia