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Russian trade in goods with Jamaica in Q3 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 Jamaica in the third quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Jamaica totaled $18,313,378, up 4.05% ($712,525) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $140,564, up 50.34% ($47,066) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $18,172,814, up 3.80% ($665,459) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $18,032,250, a 3.55% increase ($618,393) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Jamaica was Russia’s 125th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 134th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0134% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0106% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Jamaica was Russia’s 169th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 177th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0001% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Jamaica was Russia’s 90th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0314% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0280% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

The major share of Russian exports to Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 46.64% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (40.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (22.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (8.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (29.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $62,266;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $54,588;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $12,744.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd 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 $27,284;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $26,796;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $20,672;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $7,553.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 27,284-100.00
31 Fertilizers 54,588 38.83 0
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 10,966 7.80 11,193-2.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 26,796-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 62,266 44.30 0
69 Ceramic products 12,744 9.07 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 7,553-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 20,672-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

The major share of Russian imports from Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.06% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.46% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $588,586;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $64,573.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 12,193 0.07 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 158,581 0.87 94,00868.69
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18,001,488 99.06 17,412,9023.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 552 0.00 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 0 0.00 445-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia