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

Russia’s Trade with Mexico

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Mexico was $2,585,849,164, down 12.12% ($356,654,332) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2019 were $1,478,064,147, down 26.25% ($526,091,002) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2019 totaled $1,107,785,017, up 18.06% ($169,436,670) from 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mexico in 2019 was $370,279,130, a 65.26% decrease ($695,527,672) over 2018.

Mexico was Russia’s 43rd largest trading partner in 2019 (down from 40th in 2018), accounting for 0.3879% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4276% in 2018).

Mexico was Russia’s 46th largest export market in 2019 (down from 40th in 2018), accounting for 0.3496% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.4454% in 2018).

Mexico was Russia’s 36th largest supplier in 2019 (up from 39th in 2018), accounting for 0.4544% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3940% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Mexico

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 68.04% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (74.94% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.75% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (10.85% in 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.51% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.01% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.95% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (10.20% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.87% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.55% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.66% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.14% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mexico 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 $118,198,033;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $39,977,278;
  • 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 $4,531,116.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $499,909,470;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $164,809,896;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $10,246,805;
  • 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 $8,278,409.
Russia’s exports to Mexico in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 0 0.00 922-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 13,150-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 51,615 0.00 33,76052.89
10 Cereals 20,936,457 1.42 185,746,353-88.73
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,326,421 0.36 15,573,226-65.80
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 39,070-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9 0.00 2350.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 482,986 0.03 592,828-18.53
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 193,833 0.01 358,407-45.92
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 100 0.00 212,300-99.95
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 140,698 0.01 27,892404.44
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 266,259 0.02 608,889-56.27
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,476,632 0.10 1,204,98622.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,418,733 0.16 256,858841.66
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 138,145,587 9.35 19,947,554592.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,909,336 0.47 2,378,220190.53
29 Organic chemicals 1,920,639 0.13 3,802,551-49.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 463,965 0.03 1,415,663-67.23
31 Fertilizers 165,854,810 11.22 125,877,53231.76
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 94,531 0.01 3,5952,529.51
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,414,662 0.10 1,181,18119.77
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 97,489 0.01 336,657-71.04
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 62,815 0.00 42149,459.52
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 39,621 0.00 79,981-50.46
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 21-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,378,924 0.09 806,55870.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 711,428 0.05 797,203-10.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 83,345,666 5.64 80,696,3663.28
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,712 0.00 2,825-4.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,422,944 0.37 7,163,750-24.30
45 Cork and articles of cork 330 0.00 47602.13
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 38 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 675,850 0.05 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21,487,440 1.45 23,744,181-9.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,030 0.00 62,585-91.96
52 Cotton 0 0.00 17-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 2-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 103,397 0.01 54,20390.76
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 363 0.00 84,437.50
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 996 0.00 3,518-71.69
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 19,751 0.00 19,2602.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,376 0.00 6,946-8.21
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,589 0.00 927502.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 39,893 0.00 51,568-22.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 40,483 0.00 143,133-71.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 56 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 686 0.00 116,136.36
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 787,390 0.05 969,132-18.75
69 Ceramic products 34,863 0.00 13,882151.14
70 Glass and glassware 503,084 0.03 729,562-31.04
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28 0.00 54-48.15
72 Iron and steel 956,323,527 64.70 1,456,232,997-34.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 923,032 0.06 188,423389.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 13,423 0.00 5,815130.83
75 Nickel and articles thereof 105,226 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 31,397,797 2.12 28,399,05610.56
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 16,822,135 1.14 16,880,347-0.34
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 113,093 0.01 58,42993.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18,026 0.00 70,169-74.31
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,433,677 0.23 7,691,075-55.36
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 4,846,751 0.33 13,125,160-63.07
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 21,888 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 677,914 0.05 1,248,668-45.71
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 812,605 0.05 853,832-4.83
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 5,977-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11,767 0.00 7,58055.24
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 14,961 0.00 20,205-25.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 393,445 0.03 573,838-31.44
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,371 0.00 3,22266.70
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19,850 0.00 41,330-51.97
SS Classified 1,239,134 0.08 3 791 648-67.32

Russia’s Imports from Mexico

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 69.89% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (72.83% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.52% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (9.03% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.10% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (8.89% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.47% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (6.45% in 2018).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $81,975,658;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $45,766,900;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $14,572,072;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $13,362,598;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $8,281,598;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $6,620,026;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $5,768,410;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $4,786,502.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,124,364.
Russia’s imports from Mexico in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,595,384 0.23 3,198,322-18.85
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 87,849 0.01 105,295-16.57
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 129,340 0.01 197,709-34.58
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 22,450,309 2.03 19,920,96312.70
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,262,430 0.38 4,379,669-2.68
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 2,345-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,142,335 0.19 2,450,789-12.59
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 32,809 0.00 36,332-9.70
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 96,816 0.01 43,832120.88
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 429,452 0.04 389,47510.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 250,195 0.02 115,843115.98
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10,458 0.00 12,197-14.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,042 0.00 4,989-59.07
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,946,384 0.27 3,933,062-25.09
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,274,415 0.48 487,913981.02
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 58,976,030 5.32 45,613,43229.30
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,512 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,105,728 0.10 2,487,997-55.56
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,485,445 0.22 1,720,87044.43
26 Ores, slag and ash 7,324,815 0.66 1,556,405370.62
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 4,227-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,707,161 0.15 587,537190.56
29 Organic chemicals 2,143,426 0.19 2,651,325-19.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,319,144 1.20 6,699,11898.82
31 Fertilizers 186,659 0.02 88,015112.08
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 19,200,733 1.73 21,847,241-12.11
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,768,716 0.16 3,055,238-42.11
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 280,676 0.03 283,382-0.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 615,742 0.06 710,989-13.40
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 483,718 0.04 244,30598.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,696,025 0.24 3,173,881-15.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,909,062 1.08 14,219,207-16.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,272,141 0.57 6,951,362-9.77
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 68,206-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 835,656 0.08 533,46456.65
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 22,747 0.00 32,786-30.62
45 Cork and articles of cork 451 0.00 67,416.67
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 26,485 0.00 13,35998.26
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 40,001 0.00 43,907-8.90
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,723,303 0.16 1,487,06315.89
54 Man-made filaments 56,524 0.01 35,53859.05
55 Man-made staple fibers 439,808 0.04 155,473182.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 421,968 0.04 1,133,906-62.79
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,020 0.00 131,661-97.71
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 44 0.00 1,944-97.74
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 218,310 0.02 342,947-36.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,142,819 0.19 2,464,710-13.06
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,763,854 0.16 2,108,946-16.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 170,986 0.02 269,776-36.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 80,626 0.01 160,207-49.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 33,875 0.00 25,02135.39
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 127 0.00 58118.97
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 664 0.00 73809.59
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,193,242 0.11 1,135,6045.08
69 Ceramic products 1,300,960 0.12 663,04196.21
70 Glass and glassware 811,695 0.07 789,8482.77
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 37,176 0.00 17,846108.32
72 Iron and steel 2,028 0.00 615229.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 40,306,659 3.64 32,025,06125.86
74 Copper and articles thereof 89,529,752 8.08 43,762,852104.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,821,412 0.25 1,831,57854.04
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,361,336 0.12 1,492,077-8.76
78 Lead and articles thereof 55 0.00 580-90.52
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9,258 0.00 12,086-23.40
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,126,949 0.19 2,181,749-2.51
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,093,369 0.10 1,503,240-27.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,498,069 0.14 1,916,462-21.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 148,452,479 13.40 155,576,843-4.58
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 177,063,122 15.98 175,802,4580.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 314,023,984 28.35 232,048,32635.33
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7,249,380 0.65 7,053,9472.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 127,465,738 11.51 112,893,66612.91
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,000 0.00 1,744-42.66
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 707,025 0.06 416,44169.78
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 4,127,677 0.37 3,849,2477.23
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,385,618 0.40 4,192,4704.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,048,359 0.28 2,903,7994.98
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 6,550-100.00
SS Classified 456 0.00 87 900-99.48
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia