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

Russia’s Trade with the Dominican Republic

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with the Dominican Republic was $21,699,867, down 32.66% ($10,523,640) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $14,972,492, down 41.39% ($10,572,785) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $6,727,375, up 0.74% ($49,145) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $8,245,117, a 56.30% decrease ($10,621,930) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 119th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 112th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0159% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0194% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 110th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 107th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0190% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0247% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 104th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 103rd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0116% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0107% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to the Dominican Republic

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 78.26% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (0.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.76% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (7.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.45% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.15% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (87.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.15% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (2.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic 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) - an increase of $11,694,713;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $965,810;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $655,843;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $82,859;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $72,020;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $46,236.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic 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 $22,064,926;
  • 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 $1,001,822;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $565,305;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $206,802;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $90,086;
  • 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) - a decrease of $76,415.
Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 965,810 6.45 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 172,467 1.15 22,237,393-99.22
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 252,320 1.69 1,254,142-79.88
29 Organic chemicals 72,020 0.48 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,299 0.01 0
31 Fertilizers 1,230,085 8.22 574,242114.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 36-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 15,000-100.00
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 0 0.00 1,455-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 205,554 1.37 122,69567.53
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 71,026 0.47 62,06814.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 80,232 0.54 287,034-72.05
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 59,662 0.40 13,426344.38
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 121,967 0.81 212,053-42.48
72 Iron and steel 11,694,713 78.11 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1,679-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 22,643 0.15 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 9,518-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 565,305-100.00
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 19,386 0.13 95,801-79.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,304 0.02 577472.62
SS Classified 0 0.00 92 853-100.00

Russia’s Imports from the Dominican Republic

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 62.13% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (41.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.49% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (27.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.61% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (3.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.38% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (11.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.81% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (15.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,392,715;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $277,825;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $75,743;
  • 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 $55,123;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $41,970;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $34,538.

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $661,165;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $605,116;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $422,042;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $95,780;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $76,041.
Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 649,441 9.65 638,2801.75
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 109,195 1.62 33,452226.42
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 48,342 0.72 31,21254.88
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,474 0.04 4,584-46.03
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 9,880-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,302,726 49.09 1,910,01172.92
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 67,563 1.00 163,343-58.64
29 Organic chemicals 74 0.00 2,163-96.58
30 Pharmaceutical products 280,315 4.17 702,357-60.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 81,474 1.21 39,504106.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 651-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,256 0.06 2711,470.48
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 34,538 0.51 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 68 0.00 294-76.87
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10,090 0.15 7,52134.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 20,505 0.30 96,546-78.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 622 0.01 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 292,387 4.35 953,552-69.34
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 1-100.00
72 Iron and steel 510,435 7.59 232,610119.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 536 0.01 2,475-78.34
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 768 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24,028 0.36 5,649325.35
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 145,528 2.16 90,40560.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,141,819 16.97 1,746,935-34.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 5,138-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 191 0.00 1,396-86.32
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia