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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Paraguay was $686,938,043, down 22.47% ($199,110,140) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2019 totaled $16,099,805, up 8.25% ($1,227,353) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2019 were $670,838,238, down 23.00% ($200,337,493) from 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in 2019 was $654,738,433, a 23.54% decrease ($201,564,846) over 2018.

Paraguay was Russia’s 75th largest trading partner in 2019 (down from 70th in 2018), accounting for 0.1031% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1288% in 2018).

Paraguay was Russia’s 144th largest export market in 2019 (just as in 2018), accounting for 0.0038% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0033% in 2018).

Paraguay was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in 2019 (down from 41st in 2018), accounting for 0.2752% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3658% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 56.13% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (80.87% in 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 36.86% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (3.70% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.23% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (4.09% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.87% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (2.50% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.01% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (7.52% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Paraguay 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 $5,383,954;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $418,863;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $256,863;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $73,600;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $55,440.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $3,245,936;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,109,157;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $263,159;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $185,914;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $71,138.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 38,589 0.24 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 39,067 0.24 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,445 0.12 58,875-66.97
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,933,789 36.86 549,835979.19
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 123,663 0.77 128,330-3.64
29 Organic chemicals 60,486 0.38 93,222-35.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,863 0.01 2,807-33.63
31 Fertilizers 8,496,647 52.77 11,742,583-27.64
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 73,600 0.46 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,886 0.09 52,334-71.56
39 Plastics and articles thereof 264,701 1.64 7,8383,277.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 272 0.00 500-45.60
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 70 0.00 34105.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 29,200 0.18 215,114-86.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 812,565 5.05 393,702106.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 20 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 574 0.00 58889.66
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,622 0.01 2,189-25.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 102-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,713 0.10 40,888-61.57
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 30,319 0.19 6,759348.57
65 Headgear and parts thereof 540 0.00 94474.47
70 Glass and glassware 214 0.00 71,352-99.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 61 0.00 7,481-99.18
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,457-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,109,157-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,318 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 109,165 0.68 53,725103.19
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 6,431 0.04 2,505156.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17,963 0.11 281,122-93.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,734 0.04 34,524-83.39
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 1,288 0.01 209516.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 15,600-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 56-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.94% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (100.00% in 2018).

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

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $9,255,370.

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $140,759,135;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $62,161,785;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $6,695,717.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 334,367,905 49.84 475,127,040-29.63
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10,024,620 1.49 769,2501,203.17
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,551,149 0.83 12,246,866-54.67
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 19,211 0.00 40,446-52.50
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 318,500,907 47.48 380,662,692-16.33
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,940,617 0.29 2,292,392-15.35
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 12,723 0.00 23,219-45.20
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,401-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,578 0.00 1651,462.42
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,954 0.00 7,26664.52
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 4,238-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 471-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 224 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 10 0.00 2400.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 406,293 0.06 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 47 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 283-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia