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

Russia’s Trade with Puerto Rico

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Puerto Rico was $8,557,530, down 82.76% ($41,082,836) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $1,459,734, down 93.15% ($19,846,644) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $7,097,796, down 74.95% ($21,236,192) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Puerto Rico in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $5,638,062, a 19.77% decrease ($1,389,548) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 133rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 98th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0060% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0315% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 143rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 100th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0016% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0204% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 101st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 81st in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0134% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0534% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Puerto Rico

The major share of Russian exports to Puerto Rico 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) - 89.65% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (6.89% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.25% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (92.41% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico 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 $133,606.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico 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 $19,690,194;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $158,699;
  • 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 $137,382.
Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 19,690,194-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 137,382-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 171 0.01 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,575 0.24 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 35 0.00 60-41.67
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 556 0.04 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 35 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 161 0.01 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,375 0.09 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,176 0.63 8,8623.54
72 Iron and steel 133,606 9.15 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,391 0.10 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,307,693 89.58 1,466,392-10.82
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,010 0.07 2,558-60.52
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 950 0.07 9302.15

Russia’s Imports from Puerto Rico

The major share of Russian imports from Puerto Rico 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) - 73.98% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (98.60% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 22.80% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.43% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (1.22% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico 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 $1,618,195;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $86,289;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $28,016;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $26,454.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $22,752,500;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $189,649.
Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,201 0.26 36,735-50.45
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 1,457-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,037,618 70.97 27,790,118-81.87
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 89,011 1.25 107,299-17.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 165-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 124,485 1.75 38,196225.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 51 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8,617 0.12 13,533-36.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 977 0.01 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28,016 0.39 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,618,195 22.80 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 71,999 1.01 45,54558.08
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 6,258 0.09 16,923-63.02
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 94,368 1.33 284,017-66.77
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia