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Russian trade in goods with Ecuador 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 Ecuador in the first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Ecuador

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Ecuador was $440,856,053, down 4.69% ($21,682,086) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $72,807,705, down 37.48% ($43,642,527) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $368,048,348, up 6.35% ($21,960,441) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $295,240,643, a 28.57% increase ($65,602,968) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Ecuador was Russia’s 52nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 50th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3102% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2938% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Ecuador was Russia’s 75th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 70th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0818% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1116% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Ecuador was Russia’s 31st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 33rd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.6924% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.6525% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Ecuador

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.44% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (1.94% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 27.24% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (23.74% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 17.59% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (66.30% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 12.77% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (4.48% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.28% of Russia’s total exports to Ecuador (3.06% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • 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 $19,211,070;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $4,100,828;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,940,988;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,334,196;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,133,055;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,401,923.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 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 $64,402,018;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $6,105,070;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,459,316;
  • 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 $1,406,537;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $230,528.
Russia’s exports to Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 2,490-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 281,631 0.39 512,159-45.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 152 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12,805,520 17.59 77,207,538-83.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,970,687 2.71 3,377,224-41.65
29 Organic chemicals 20,574 0.03 135,070-84.77
31 Fertilizers 16,295,885 22.38 22,400,955-27.25
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,278 0.01 81,000-93.48
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 4,798 0.01 7,409-35.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 169,531 0.23 134,18226.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 508,486 0.70 462,3839.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 859,785 1.18 1,050,607-18.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 30-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 40,863 0.06 53,873-24.15
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 45,110 0.06 54,824-17.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,209,072 12.65 5,108,24480.28
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 122 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 122 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 721 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16,481 0.02 37,570-56.13
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 124-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 3,747-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 594-100.00
72 Iron and steel 46,279 0.06 3,505,595-98.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,441,405 1.98 39,4823,550.79
74 Copper and articles thereof 12,000 0.02 4,004199.70
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 717-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,334,196 3.21 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 47-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 12,980-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,132 0.02 1,769585.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,224 0.00 609100.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,643,109 6.38 1,702,121172.78
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 19,369,014 26.60 157,94412,163.22
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 10,148-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,517,684 3.46 384,629554.57
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 38-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 100-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 38,600 0.05 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 24 0.00 26-7.69
SS Classified 157,220 0.22 0

Russia’s Imports from Ecuador

The major share of Russian imports from Ecuador 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) - 99.70% of Russia’s total imports from Ecuador (99.99% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $12,810,694;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $8,120,735;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $2,696,439;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,582,297.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Ecuador 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 $4,456,708.
Russia’s imports from Ecuador in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
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 20,013,719 5.44 7,203,025177.85
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 16,034,554 4.36 20,491,262-21.75
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 499,650 0.14 616,640-18.97
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 317,703,444 86.32 309,582,7092.62
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 78,533 0.02 7,335970.66
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 56,257 0.02 55,4511.45
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,213,208 0.60 1,661,22433.23
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,132-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,602,508 1.52 2,906,06992.79
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 420-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 831,567 0.23 1,174,853-29.22
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,619,395 0.98 2,037,09877.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 60,350 0.02 54,9869.76
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 231,966 0.06 245,579-5.54
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 1,267-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 1,550 0.00 532,824.53
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 786 0.00 2,180-63.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,663 0.00 423,859.52
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 713-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 178-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,607 0.00 5,432-15.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 15,329-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,648 0.00 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,033,452 0.28 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,319 0.00 1,57447.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 351 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 44,804 0.01 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 3,266 0.00 22,571-85.53
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,746 0.00 280523.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 505-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia