Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade in goods with Jamaica in Q2 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 Jamaica in the second quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jamaica

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Jamaica was $22,083,362, down 26.17% ($7,826,774) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 were $70,253, down 9.18% ($7,104) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 were $22,013,109, down 26.21% ($7,819,670) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 was $21,942,856, a 26.26% decrease ($7,812,566) over the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Jamaica was Russia’s 126th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 106th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0117% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0245% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Jamaica was Russia’s 180th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 171st in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total exports (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Jamaica was Russia’s 91st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 80th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0297% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0573% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Jamaica

The major share of Russian exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 42.44% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (57.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 21.29% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.67% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Jamaica (42.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 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 $29,816;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $22,195;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $14,959;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3,283.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $44,099;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $33,258.
Russia’s exports to Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 33,258-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 29,816 42.44 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 44,099-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14,959 21.29 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 22,195 31.59 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,283 4.67 0

Russia’s Imports from Jamaica

The major share of Russian imports from Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.77% of Russia’s total imports from Jamaica (99.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 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) - a decrease of $7,720,014;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $77,890.
Russia’s imports from Jamaica in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 26,364-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 45,927 0.21 123,817-62.91
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 21,962,445 99.77 29,682,459-26.01
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,534 0.02 1393,161.87
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 203 0.00 0
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia