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

Russia’s Trade with Paraguay

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Paraguay was $135,596,882, down 13.85% ($21,793,673) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $4,900,674, up 331.35% ($3,764,556) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $130,696,208, down 16.36% ($25,558,229) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $125,795,534, a 18.90% decrease ($29,322,785) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Paraguay was Russia’s 78th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 76th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0954% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1000% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Paraguay was Russia’s 129th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 156th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0055% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0011% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Paraguay was Russia’s 52nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 47th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2459% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2946% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Paraguay

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 76.60% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (33.40% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.53% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (55.50% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.74% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (4.55% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.08% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (4.17% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Paraguay (1.94% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Paraguay 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) - an increase of $3,374,254;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $259,386;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $105,600;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $100,637;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $30,830;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $15,253.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $29,450;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $29,359;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $24,036;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $21,608;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $17,963.
Russia’s exports to Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 21,608-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 407-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,753,699 76.60 379,445889.26
29 Organic chemicals 36,450 0.74 60,486-39.74
31 Fertilizers 799,965 16.32 540,57947.98
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 105,600 2.15 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 15,253 0.31 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 29,359-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 100-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 100,637 2.05 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 82,534 1.68 51,70459.63
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 67-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,395 0.05 3,654-34.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 35-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 61-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 29,450-100.00
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 1,798 0.04 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 17,963-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,343 0.05 0
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 1,200-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Paraguay

The major share of Russian imports from Paraguay 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) - 98.92% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.07% of Russia’s total imports from Paraguay (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $14,107,536;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1,397,559.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $41,118,462;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $445,856.
Russia’s imports from Paraguay in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 92,029,201 70.41 77,921,66518.10
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,956,250 1.50 1,617,37020.95
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 503,948 0.39 949,804-46.94
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 38,997 0.03 2,4921,464.89
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 34,020,400 26.03 75,138,862-54.72
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 742,322 0.57 609,68221.76
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 8,511-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,388 0.00 6,0415.74
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,143 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 10-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,397,559 1.07 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia