Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade in goods with Colombia in Q3 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 Colombia in the third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Colombia

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Colombia totaled $162,100,590, up 221.73% ($111,717,107) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $110,847,545, up 392.23% ($88,327,874) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $51,253,045, up 83.94% ($23,389,233) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade balance with Colombia went from a deficit of $5,344,141 in the 3rd quarter of 2020, to a surplus of $59,594,500 in the 3rd quarter of 2021.

Colombia was Russia’s 80th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 99th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0778% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0369% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Colombia was Russia’s 77th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 102nd in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0831% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0286% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Colombia was Russia’s 74th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 79th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0683% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0481% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Colombia

The major share of Russian exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 51.37% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (4.99% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.29% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (72.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.68% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (1.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.37% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (0.50% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.99% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (10.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.13% of Russia’s total exports to Colombia (4.68% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $50,604,161;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $11,373,810;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $6,646,736;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $5,474,993;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4,728,084;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,419,498;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,206,490;
  • 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 $1,614,591;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,436,671;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,135,981;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $515,346;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $350,074.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
10 Cereals 6,646,736 6.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 204,600 0.18 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,222,995 1.10 87,0141,305.52
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 97,396 0.09 26,658265.35
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 48,216 0.04 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11,788,859 10.64 415,0492,740.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 843,999 0.76 933,670-9.60
29 Organic chemicals 2,224,595 2.01 787,924182.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 230,000 0.21 0
31 Fertilizers 18,484,503 16.68 13,009,51042.08
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 37,504 0.03 219,904-82.95
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 6,605 0.01 61,658-89.29
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 350,316 0.32 242144,658.68
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 432,512 0.39 233,28285.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 790,559 0.71 843,557-6.28
40 Rubber and articles thereof 193,363 0.17 295,549-34.57
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 6-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 10 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 232,489 0.21 351,447-33.85
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 353,860 0.32 21,3381,558.36
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,887,108 2.60 680,618324.19
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 109-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 260-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 125-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 417 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 65 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,507 0.00 14,402-68.71
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 124-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 21,467 0.02 28,912-25.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 595 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 27-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 134,405 0.12 315,960-57.46
70 Glass and glassware 395 0.00 82,973-99.52
72 Iron and steel 50,604,267 45.65 10647,739,774.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,964,394 4.48 236,3102,000.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,336 0.00 7,122-81.24
75 Nickel and articles thereof 11,651 0.01 4,031189.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,264,745 1.14 749,39968.77
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,898 0.00 600216.33
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 82-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 79,583 0.07 94,799-16.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,788 0.01 19,800-60.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,592 0.00 11,203-76.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,242,904 2.93 823,406293.84
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 2,759,703 2.49 1,145,112141.00
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 779 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,013 0.00 4,565-12.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 635,763 0.57 361,77175.74
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 2,944 0.00 10,566-72.14
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 23,732 0.02 54,105-56.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 25-100.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,078 0.00 0
SS Classified 299 0.00 586 351-99.95

Russia’s Imports from Colombia

The major share of Russian imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 92.94% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (81.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.45% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (4.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.90% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (3.74% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.42% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (1.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.42% of Russia’s total imports from Colombia (6.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $9,163,102;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $6,440,932;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $6,279,891;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $954,159;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $806,366;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $651,250;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $575,683;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $408,803;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $292,039.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $1,635,002;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $578,949;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $168,331.
Russia’s imports from Colombia in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 12,897,426 25.16 6,617,53594.90
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 5,800 0.01 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,686,000 3.29 1,034,75062.94
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8,596,754 16.77 2,155,822298.77
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,028,564 25.42 3,865,462237.05
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,147,786 11.99 5,572,10310.33
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 125,462 0.24 22,330461.85
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,007,321 1.97 910,66210.61
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 809,441 1.58 400,638102.04
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,091,025 2.13 798,98636.55
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,211,745 4.32 1,257,58675.87
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 29,264 0.06 84,665-65.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,253,959 2.45 1,251,1570.22
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15 0.00 170-91.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,466 0.00 74197.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 161,334 0.31 329,665-51.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 30,802 0.06 25,85619.13
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 14,091-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20,213 0.04 60,342-66.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 272 0.00 57377.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 598 0.00 1,001-40.26
45 Cork and articles of cork 25 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 130 0.00 3,606-96.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 7-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 209,043 0.41 190,7169.61
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 3,841-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 126,309 0.25 58,218116.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 27,760 0.05 11,436142.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 91 0.00 242-62.40
65 Headgear and parts thereof 77 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 292 0.00 132,146.15
70 Glass and glassware 13,541 0.03 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 461,889 0.90 1,040,838-55.62
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 78,241-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,218 0.01 2,814120.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 194,090 0.38 1,829,092-89.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13,020 0.03 4,195210.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,252 0.06 7,619323.31
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 11,127 0.02 2839,639.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,540-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 503 0.00 412,475.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,034,038 2.02 227,672354.18
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 71-100.00
SS Classified 17,393 0.03 0
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia