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

Russia’s Trade with Mexico

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Mexico was $403,312,688, down 39.77% ($266,327,146) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $145,064,573, down 60.91% ($226,023,213) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $258,248,115, down 13.50% ($40,303,933) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Mexico went from a surplus of $72,535,738 in the 3rd quarter of 2019, to a deficit of $113,183,542 in the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Mexico was Russia’s 51st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 41st in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2953% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4037% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Mexico was Russia’s 62nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 46th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1844% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3592% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Mexico was Russia’s 36th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.4459% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4773% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Mexico

The major share of Russian exports to Mexico 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) - 42.73% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (23.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 36.56% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (63.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.32% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (3.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.02% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.58% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.07% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (6.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.85% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (0.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,722,922;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,368,712;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,069,732;
  • 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 $1,068,763;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $837,865;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $559,577;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $488,611.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $181,145,882;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $22,496,688;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $19,980,074;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $4,838,153;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $3,304,799;
  • 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 $555,388.
Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 8,198 0.01 22,352-63.32
10 Cereals 14,952,280 10.31 14,114,4155.94
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 26,370-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 65,532 0.05 23,089183.82
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 56,856 0.04 52,0079.32
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 100-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 531,472 0.37 42,8611,139.99
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 306,335 0.21 76,097302.56
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 495,717 0.34 343,17544.45
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 367,174-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,002,179 2.07 22,982,253-86.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,331,153 0.92 1,886,541-29.44
29 Organic chemicals 563,018 0.39 512,4669.86
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,819,468 1.25 96,5461,784.56
31 Fertilizers 47,172,206 32.52 69,668,894-32.29
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,782 0.00 41,000-90.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 241,795 0.17 509,087-52.50
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 110,646 0.08 42525,934.35
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 452-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 39,621-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 194,338 0.13 268,260-27.56
39 Plastics and articles thereof 326,421 0.23 260,42725.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,228,648 7.05 15,066,801-32.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 198 0.00 1,900-89.58
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,485,547 1.71 1,415,81575.56
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 640,426 0.44 80,849692.13
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,162,342 2.87 4,370,092-4.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 231 0.00 2,981-92.25
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 24,948-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 152 0.00 66130.30
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 234 0.00 262-10.69
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 30-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 3,221-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 5,277-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 4,698-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 11,160 0.01 17,879-37.58
65 Headgear and parts thereof 862 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 344,125 0.24 390,121-11.79
69 Ceramic products 505 0.00 4,467-88.69
70 Glass and glassware 36,326 0.03 165,476-78.05
72 Iron and steel 41,055,669 28.30 222,201,551-81.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 239,016 0.16 335,764-28.81
74 Copper and articles thereof 865 0.00 5,283-83.63
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,610,556 7.31 9,241,84414.81
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 9-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,096,840 0.76 4,401,639-75.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 36,400 0.03 4048,909.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 136 0.00 3,308-95.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 484,504 0.33 655,479-26.08
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 1,546,104 1.07 477,341223.90
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 21,888-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 193,959 0.13 133,11145.71
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 464,909 0.32 122,935278.17
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5,440 0.00 1,130381.42
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 517 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 16,500 0.01 264,010-93.75
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 544 0.00 1,790-69.61
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 29,926 0.02 5,210474.40
SS Classified 190,536 0.13 326 595-41.66

Russia’s Imports from Mexico

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 74.19% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (66.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.08% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (8.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.85% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (5.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.67% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (16.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd 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 $11,691,564;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3,443,099;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1,464,371;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $916,125.

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

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $23,471,484;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $11,972,804;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $9,850,146;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $8,002,339;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,063,173;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $1,051,385;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $893,841.
Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 932,982 0.36 694,08034.42
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 13,618 0.01 26,535-48.68
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 47,590 0.02 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,433,847 0.94 3,497,020-30.40
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,598,287 0.62 1,126,25541.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 670,203 0.26 468,46443.06
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 56,085 0.02 3,6711,427.79
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 81,927 0.03 63,45129.12
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 81,678 0.03 119,538-31.67
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 114,189 0.04 57,52698.50
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,267 0.00 1,570108.09
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 515,187 0.20 564,936-8.81
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 168,160 0.07 690,798-75.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 21,844,413 8.46 18,401,31418.71
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 756-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 49,681 0.02 124,816-60.20
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 206,723 0.08 530,992-61.07
26 Ores, slag and ash 871,144 0.34 1,445,434-39.73
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 243,066 0.09 595,365-59.17
29 Organic chemicals 1,016,864 0.39 717,51541.72
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,138,872 0.83 3,032,713-29.47
31 Fertilizers 98 0.00 7,663-98.72
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6,891,464 2.67 5,427,09326.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 847,304 0.33 326,737159.32
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 1,956 0.00 592230.41
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 398,453 0.15 165,404140.90
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4,681 0.00 75,947-93.84
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,298,980 0.50 1,151,06412.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,339,683 1.29 3,217,9893.78
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,517,825 0.59 1,546,314-1.84
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 194,730 0.08 433,807-55.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 58,044 0.02 1,3934,066.83
45 Cork and articles of cork 353 0.00 20671.36
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 6,413 0.00 1374,581.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 22,530 0.01 10,745109.68
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 184,748 0.07 1,236,133-85.05
55 Man-made staple fibers 84,578 0.03 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 125,307 0.05 3,5453,434.75
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 11,649 0.00 1607,180.63
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 61,755 0.02 68,345-9.64
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 533,734 0.21 510,6254.53
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 512,218 0.20 482,0006.27
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 174,714 0.07 26,123568.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,250 0.00 12,460-89.97
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,513 0.00 4,36126.42
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 7-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 373,874 0.14 366,6371.97
69 Ceramic products 273,144 0.11 434,345-37.11
70 Glass and glassware 267,621 0.10 339,165-21.09
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18,457 0.01 1,4261,194.32
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 235-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,906,486 2.67 16,756,632-58.78
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,099,767 2.36 29,571,251-79.37
75 Nickel and articles thereof 12,128 0.00 463,697-97.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 317,912 0.12 300,3005.86
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9,954 0.00 2,841250.37
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 506,934 0.20 572,899-11.51
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 526,053 0.20 351,96649.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 260,694 0.10 352,689-26.08
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,998,180 15.10 38,704,8720.76
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 58,076,482 22.49 46,384,91825.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 67,166,734 26.01 79,139,538-15.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 916,125 0.35 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 26,441,742 10.24 34,444,081-23.23
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,902 0.00 1682,222.62
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 42,233 0.02 196,698-78.53
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 563,871 0.22 1,295,241-56.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 505,284 0.20 1,135,710-55.51
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 593,010 0.23 865,140-31.46
SS Classified 1,765 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia