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Russian trade in goods with Colombia in Q1 2020

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Colombia in the first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Colombia was $43,756,839, down 11.60% ($5,744,360) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $22,169,632, down 12.35% ($3,125,156) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $21,587,207, down 10.82% ($2,619,204) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $582,425, a 46.49% decrease ($505,952) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Colombia was Russia’s 98th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 99th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0308% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0314% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Colombia was Russia’s 97th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 96th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0249% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0242% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Colombia was Russia’s 82nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 83rd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0406% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0456% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 48.68% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (64.85% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.60% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (8.45% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.11% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (12.40% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.61% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (7.72% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.39% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (5.75% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,853,691;
  • 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 $1,319,401;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,297,218;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,284,242;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $460,391;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $398,253;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $303,141;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $282,715;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $213,659;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $182,470;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $119,468;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $99,672.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $8,149,022;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,408,187;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,053,673;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $199,799;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $79,495.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 127,028 0.57 7,5601,580.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,884 0.05 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12 0.00 5140.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,351,739 10.61 1,953,48620.39
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,727,163 7.79 407,762323.57
29 Organic chemicals 2,110,178 9.52 1,807,03716.78
30 Pharmaceutical products 182,470 0.82 0
31 Fertilizers 4,997,025 22.54 13,146,047-61.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 3,158-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 118,045 0.53 18,373542.49
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,603 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 594,787 2.68 134,396342.56
39 Plastics and articles thereof 941,125 4.25 727,46629.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 118,151 0.53 159,894-26.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 630,137 2.84 829,936-24.07
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 26,038 0.12 105,533-75.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 539,526 2.43 519,1793.92
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,231 0.01 326,871.88
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 335 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 57,878 0.26 66,949-13.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 270 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 335,187 1.51 52,472538.79
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 1,956-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 792 0.00 5,349-85.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 171 0.00 47263.83
72 Iron and steel 2,296,757 10.36 443,066418.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 115,508 0.52 1,523,695-92.42
74 Copper and articles thereof 310 0.00 5,084-93.90
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,676 0.01 20,700-91.90
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 34,783 0.16 1,088,456-96.80
78 Lead and articles thereof 766 0.00 842-9.03
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10,523 0.05 27,148-61.24
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,662 0.01 25,822-93.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 486 0.00 488-0.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,596,406 11.71 1,299,18899.85
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 1,955,278 8.82 671,036191.38
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 47,692 0.22 26,60779.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 190,146 0.86 140,98334.87
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 643 0.00 531,113.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,987 0.06 9,85941.87
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 112 0.00 0
SS Classified 28,114 0.13 65 124-56.83

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 83.79% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (87.10% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.22% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (0.03% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.02% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (6.89% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.72% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (1.55% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1,334,008;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $993,140;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $192,009;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $125,845;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $105,903.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 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 $1,348,684;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1,324,074;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $1,141,250;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $586,153;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $527,903;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $282,057;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $72,329;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $66,327.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 4,839-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 405,000 1.88 1,546,250-73.81
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,738,460 12.69 4,087,144-33.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,285,774 24.49 4,292,63423.14
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,603,338 30.59 7,131,241-7.40
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,255 0.01 2,015-37.72
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 497,944 2.31 564,271-11.75
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 637,449 2.95 531,54619.92
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 277 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 133,961 0.62 8,1161,550.58
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,584,451 7.34 2,908,525-45.52
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 199,064 0.92 7,0552,721.60
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,082,778 5.02 1,668,931-35.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,101 0.02 598,545.76
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 2,868-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 70,288 0.33 98,748-28.82
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 22,239 0.10 94,568-76.48
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,185 0.03 818656.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,522 0.08 4,214315.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 104 0.00 3,979-97.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 321 0.00 30970.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,589 0.04 0
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 37-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 1,071-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 403 0.00 21,973-98.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 129 0.00 22486.36
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 184,272 0.85 170,4598.10
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 122,971 0.57 108,55313.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 64,580 0.30 91,557-29.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 100 0.00 4,565-97.81
65 Headgear and parts thereof 23 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 377 0.00 85343.53
70 Glass and glassware 8,322 0.04 6712,320.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,173 0.02 1,116273.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,334,008 6.18 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,153 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,248 0.02 6,587-35.51
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,814 0.05 9,05719.40
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 620 0.00 100520.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,364 0.01 1,60847.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 549,550 2.55 831,607-33.92
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 96-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia