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Russian trade with the Dominican Republic 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 the Dominican Republic in 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Dominican Republic

In 2019, Russia’s trade with the Dominican Republic was $115,359,597, down 15.16% ($20,617,696) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in 2019 were $87,744,370, down 20.68% ($22,882,804) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in 2019 totaled $27,615,227, up 8.94% ($2,265,108) from 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Dominican Republic in 2019 was $60,129,143, a 29.49% decrease ($25,147,912) over 2018.

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 113th largest trading partner in 2019 (up from 114th in 2018), accounting for 0.0173% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0198% in 2018).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 104th largest export market in 2019 (down from 102nd in 2018), accounting for 0.0208% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0246% in 2018).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 104th largest supplier in 2019 (up from 105th in 2018), accounting for 0.0113% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0106% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to the Dominican Republic

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 67.33% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (43.68% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.90% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (33.35% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.12% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (20.57% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.69% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.37% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic 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 $11,512,172;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $631,071;
  • 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 $287,421.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $23,907,459;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $10,892,247;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $763,081;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $319,027.
Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 54,871 0.06 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 1,452-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,543 0.01 71,789-88.10
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 763,081-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 59,075,789 67.33 47,563,61724.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,668,695 3.04 2,381,27412.07
29 Organic chemicals 407,652 0.46 158,295157.53
31 Fertilizers 8,803,037 10.03 19,695,284-55.30
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 36 0.00 54-33.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15,000 0.02 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 4,574 0.01 3791,106.86
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 48 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 134 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 487,876 0.56 526,071-7.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1 0.00 3-66.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 239,162 0.27 247,495-3.37
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,246,734 1.42 1,268,225-1.69
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16,650 0.02 5,198220.32
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 738,993 0.84 676,1439.30
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 2,295-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 3,024 0.00 564436.17
72 Iron and steel 12,980,091 14.79 36,887,550-64.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,499 0.01 5601,239.11
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 5-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25,060 0.03 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 9,820 0.01 4,138137.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 53,550 0.06 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 635,611 0.72 4,54013,900.24
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 132,390 0.15 16,744690.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,100 0.00 322,127-99.04
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 577 0.00 28,473-97.97
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 1,818-100.00
SS Classified 125,853 0.14 0

Russia’s Imports from the Dominican Republic

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 44.07% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (35.63% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 26.45% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (28.40% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.69% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (22.08% in 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.82% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (7.03% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.50% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (6.30% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic 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 $1,346,065;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,105,892;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $707,056;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $124,943;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $93,387.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $895,940;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $151,347;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $108,236.
Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 1,374-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,411,687 8.73 1,065,622126.32
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 248,619 0.90 356,855-30.33
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 135-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 17,880 0.06 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 73,101 0.26 26,167179.36
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 38,627 0.14 12,569207.32
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 3,285-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,936 0.04 9,8800.57
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,765,452 28.12 6,659,56016.61
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,604,993 5.81 897,93778.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 230 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 4,642 0.02 2,205110.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,355,435 19.39 5,383,684-0.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,684 0.02 7,991-41.38
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 84,278 0.31 65,04429.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 263,831 0.96 138,88889.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,385 0.01 951,357.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,916 0.03 3,621118.61
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 102,424 0.37 98,8823.58
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 392 0.00 3715.66
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 54,932 0.20 81,602-32.68
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 233,353 0.85 227,5512.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 153 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,318,600 4.77 1,469,947-10.30
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 3,449-100.00
69 Ceramic products 1 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 686,501 2.49 1,582,441-56.62
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,741 0.01 11,616-76.40
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 224-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,382 0.01 2,525-5.66
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 121,557 0.44 52,553131.30
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 518,586 1.88 538,270-3.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 38,852-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,664,043 24.13 6,570,6561.42
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 76 0.00 281-72.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 15,394 0.06 16,537-6.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,396 0.01 19,450-92.82
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia