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Russian trade in goods with Chile in Q2 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 Chile in the second quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Chile

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Chile was $212,511,262, down 16.48% ($41,941,912) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $16,965,713, down 5.39% ($966,429) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $195,545,549, down 17.32% ($40,975,483) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $178,579,836, a 18.30% decrease ($40,009,054) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Chile was Russia’s 68th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 67th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1742% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1589% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Chile was Russia’s 106th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 105th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0243% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0178% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Chile was Russia’s 43rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3754% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3987% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Chile

The major share of Russian exports to Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 55.74% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (23.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.47% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (58.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.79% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (0.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.33% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (1.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.13% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (11.54% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.67% of Russia’s total exports to Chile (1.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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 $5,309,482;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $985,708;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $718,185;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $531,569;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $270,370;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $238,597;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $145,582;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $69,344;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $61,568.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $4,032,547;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,738,798;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,478,652;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $995,266;
  • 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 $282,881;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $247,724;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $202,876;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $163,352;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $146,045.
Russia’s exports to Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,463 0.01 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 245,446 1.45 6,8493,483.68
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,131,401 6.67 145,693676.57
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 21,764 0.13 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,331-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 90,471 0.53 21,127328.22
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,456,563 55.74 4,147,081128.03
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 847,916 5.00 1,130,797-25.02
29 Organic chemicals 198,400 1.17 1,677,052-88.17
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,918 0.02 5,290-44.84
31 Fertilizers 642,586 3.79 4,675,133-86.26
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 40,285 0.24 203,637-80.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 55,276 0.33 65,276-15.32
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 35 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 533,823 3.15 2,25423,583.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 75,792 0.45 323,516-76.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 737,309 4.35 2,476,107-70.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 502-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 355,253 2.09 1,350,519-73.70
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 515,739 3.04 718,615-28.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4 0.00 751-99.47
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 38,775-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 173-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 23,611 0.14 15157,306.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 73 0.00 1,934-96.23
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 15,717-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 763-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 130,753 0.77 140,989-7.26
70 Glass and glassware 332,054 1.96 186,47278.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26 0.00 1,358-98.09
72 Iron and steel 61,568 0.36 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 35,809 0.21 34010,432.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 5,247-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 184,240 1.09 330,285-44.22
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,184 0.01 221435.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 811,626 4.78 93,441768.60
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 74,208 0.44 81,728-9.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 285,275 1.68 14,9051,813.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 72,068 0.42 63,87512.83
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 68-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 765 0.00 451,600.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 4,261-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Chile

The major share of Russian imports from Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 77.83% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (87.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.39% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (6.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.93% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (4.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.15% of Russia’s total imports from Chile (1.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $9,550,179;
  • 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 $4,531,117;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $3,536,709;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $1,544,811;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $758,118.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $21,797,070;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $21,534,044;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $12,990,960;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $2,450,169;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $1,112,439;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $694,569.
Russia’s imports from Chile in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,456,238 1.26 24,253,308-89.87
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 60,717,147 31.05 82,251,191-26.18
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,943,627 1.51 5,393,796-45.43
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 694,569-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 371 0.00 157136.31
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,240,857 0.63 482,739157.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 60,629,835 31.01 73,620,795-17.65
10 Cereals 0 0.00 59,986-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,328,584 0.68 1,303,0071.96
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 412,317 0.21 725,645-43.18
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 50,540 0.03 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7,453,831 3.81 5,909,02026.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,672,446 2.90 2,135,737165.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 305,085 0.16 314,053-2.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,988,398 4.60 10,100,837-11.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,507 0.00 5,4231.55
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,243,623 1.15 2,791,058-19.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 20,222,546 10.34 15,691,42928.88
29 Organic chemicals 13,519 0.01 75,957-82.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 68,629 0.04 51,63932.90
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 513 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 990 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 41 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,808 0.00 67,889-95.86
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 254 0.00 1,346-81.13
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 108,997 0.06 45,705138.48
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 526,170 0.27 146,194259.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 467,125 0.24 171,692172.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 950-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,435 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,364 0.00 49,112-95.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,848 0.00 5,058-63.46
74 Copper and articles thereof 19,024,484 9.73 9,474,305100.80
78 Lead and articles thereof 393,111 0.20 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 110 0.00 8332.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 257,921 0.13 681,514-62.15
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 4,278 0.00 2,36980.58
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 14,469-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia