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Russian trade in goods with Mexico in Q1 2021

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 first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Mexico

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Mexico totaled $633,296,970, up 17.16% ($92,774,034) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $365,872,582, up 12.11% ($39,526,766) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $267,424,388, up 24.86% ($53,247,268) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $98,448,194, a 12.23% decrease ($13,720,502) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Mexico was Russia’s 40th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 45th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4098% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3803% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Mexico was Russia’s 43rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 45th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.3966% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3668% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Mexico was Russia’s 37th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 41st in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4293% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.4029% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Mexico

The major share of Russian exports to Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 73.39% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (69.80% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.72% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (20.07% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.50% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (2.21% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.19% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (2.98% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.58% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (1.71% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.35% of Russia’s total exports to Mexico (3.12% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $41,223,839;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $9,466,100;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $6,209,117;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,332,553;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,642,533;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,144,935.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $9,124,723;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $5,780,190;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $4,866,260;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $2,783,199.
Russia’s exports to Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 201,788 0.06 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 13,382 0.00 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 4,866,260-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 199,860 0.05 20,480875.88
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 81,518-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 106,738 0.03 53,39999.89
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 64,152 0.02 123,788-48.18
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 5,033-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,028,885 0.28 353,494191.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 523,689 0.14 88,721490.26
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 808,457-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,029,537 2.19 8,917,452-9.96
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,608,512 0.44 1,742,496-7.69
29 Organic chemicals 460,126 0.13 335,31237.22
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,593,076 2.90 4,383,959141.63
31 Fertilizers 48,086,438 13.14 38,620,33824.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,907 0.00 6,79516.36
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 321,042 0.09 470,140-31.71
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 106,999 0.03 17,478512.19
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 144 0.00 91,500.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 526,781 0.14 207,558153.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 167,550 0.05 15,603973.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,932,141 3.81 19,712,331-29.32
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 25 0.00 34-26.47
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,242,220 0.89 1,599,687102.68
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 870,275-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,894,086 1.61 4,749,15124.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 228 0.00 2,599-91.23
52 Cotton 0 0.00 15-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 46,509 0.01 23,071101.59
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 204 0.00 708-71.19
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 169 0.00 1,226-86.22
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,599 0.00 1,39114.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 440 0.00 2,046-78.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 31 0.00 124-75.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,146 0.00 12,645-59.30
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 314,798 0.09 87,526259.66
70 Glass and glassware 162,051 0.04 62,714158.40
72 Iron and steel 258,298,911 70.60 217,075,07218.99
73 Articles of iron or steel 124,331 0.03 141,051-11.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 143 0.00 2,486-94.25
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,073,664 2.75 7,741,11130.13
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 2,783,199-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 24,035 0.01 29,236-17.79
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 308 0.00 11,868-97.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 204,929 0.06 9,329,652-97.80
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 404,359 0.11 569,311-28.97
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 170,234 0.05 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 283,879 0.08 92,002208.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 229,765 0.06 199,96614.90
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,021-100.00
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 277,523 0.08 3,0109,120.03
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 20,218 0.01 30,884-34.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,290 0.00 136848.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,340 0.00 0
SS Classified 107,400 0.03 91 97816.77

Russia’s Imports from Mexico

The major share of Russian imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 77.93% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (57.31% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.26% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (13.74% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.18% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (6.61% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.62% of Russia’s total imports from Mexico (19.53% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $60,831,824;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $12,162,543;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6,736,106;
  • 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 $5,090,763;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $3,594,926;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,533,258;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $955,373;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $845,847.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $26,039,653;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $9,069,913;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,344,131;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $867,076.
Russia’s imports from Mexico in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 412,750 0.15 498,057-17.13
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 44,497 0.02 25,02377.82
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 184,894 0.07 57,335222.48
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,128,289 2.29 7,472,420-17.99
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 924,896 0.35 994,856-7.03
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,635 0.00 10,660-56.52
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 408,952 0.15 645,794-36.67
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 7,277 0.00 4,69754.93
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 48,066 0.02 35,67434.74
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 107,410 0.04 131,086-18.06
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 22,151 0.01 93,821-76.39
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 499-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 657,980 0.25 1,064,153-38.17
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 136,855 0.05 1,003,931-86.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,336,188 6.86 17,380,8155.50
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 4,347-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 13,994-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 243,761 0.09 322,389-24.39
26 Ores, slag and ash 212,530 0.08 604,632-64.85
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 533,632 0.20 713,836-25.24
29 Organic chemicals 1,229,269 0.46 558,184120.23
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,223,393 0.46 1,770,414-30.90
31 Fertilizers 74 0.00 174-57.47
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,749,077 2.90 4,154,15186.54
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 757,514 0.28 1,140,678-33.59
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 61,332 0.02 444,213-86.19
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 435,366 0.16 257,76468.90
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 300 0.00 6,757-95.56
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 158,560 0.06 136,52416.14
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,667,111 1.37 3,123,39817.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,385,855 1.27 1,852,59782.76
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 119,703 0.04 237,885-49.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,730 0.00 1,59371.37
45 Cork and articles of cork 43 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 203 0.00 100103.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,257 0.00 19,259-62.32
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 11,996 0.00 73,163-83.60
55 Man-made staple fibers 126,852 0.05 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 70,038 0.03 115,409-39.31
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 54,557 0.02 12,811325.86
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 43,588 0.02 51,625-15.57
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 380,609 0.14 468,884-18.83
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 287,368 0.11 579,341-50.40
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 43,538 0.02 25,41271.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,626 0.00 32,234-76.34
65 Headgear and parts thereof 121,286 0.05 2,1945,428.08
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 13 0.00 16-18.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 466,661 0.17 410,24013.75
69 Ceramic products 92,113 0.03 63,42245.24
70 Glass and glassware 190,642 0.07 175,0838.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 155,597 0.06 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 986-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,312,520 0.49 10,382,433-87.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,598,732 1.35 29,638,385-87.86
75 Nickel and articles thereof 375,180 0.14 783,902-52.14
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 194,843 0.07 331,824-41.28
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,154 0.00 891253.98
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 468,830 0.18 250,73486.98
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 801,200 0.30 199,828300.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 260,762 0.10 238,7259.23
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40,847,995 15.27 28,685,45242.40
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 38,099,899 14.25 33,009,13615.42
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 91,722,231 34.30 30,890,407196.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,727,296 1.77 3,881,44921.79
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 33,005,682 12.34 26,269,57625.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 59 0.00 439-86.56
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 58,712 0.02 192,507-69.50
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 951,340 0.36 842,06412.98
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 936,604 0.35 943,040-0.68
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 659,022 0.25 711,942-7.43
SS Classified 135,293 0.05 131 8562.61
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia