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

Russia’s Trade with Puerto Rico

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Puerto Rico totaled $73,488,699, up 11.24% ($7,422,551) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2021 were $2,670,001, down 93.70% ($39,724,026) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $70,818,698, up 199.16% ($47,146,577) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade balance with Puerto Rico went from a surplus of $18,721,906 in the 3rd quarter of 2020, to a deficit of $68,148,697 in the 3rd quarter of 2021.

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 96th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 91st in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0353% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0484% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 150th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 84th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0020% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0539% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Puerto Rico was Russia’s 69th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 82nd in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0943% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0409% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Puerto Rico

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 51.02% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 33.87% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.01% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (0.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Puerto Rico (98.46% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,349,410;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $583,762;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $199,646.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 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 $41,739,667;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $90,389;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $12,403;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $9,123.
Russia’s exports to Puerto Rico in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 41,739,667-100.00
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 90,389-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,075 0.04 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 12,403-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 49-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,362,167 51.02 12,75710,577.80
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4 0.00 7-42.86
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 82 0.00 573-85.69
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 32 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 1-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,653 0.06 92179.48
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 9,123-100.00
72 Iron and steel 400,727 15.01 201,08199.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 2,480-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 3,242-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 904,261 33.87 320,499182.14
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 834-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Puerto Rico

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 92.19% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (99.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.21% of Russia’s total imports from Puerto Rico (0.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $39,321,107;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $5,084,082;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,363,405;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $234,493.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Puerto Rico 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 imports from Puerto Rico 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
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,106,160 7.21 22,07823,027.82
29 Organic chemicals 2,363,405 3.34 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 62,737,816 88.59 23,416,709167.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 184,067 0.26 116,70457.72
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,004 0.00 1,001100.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,473 0.00 15,549-84.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 252-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,102 0.00 437609.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 7 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 33,673 0.05 2,8561,079.03
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 81,866 0.12 25,092226.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,811-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 304,125 0.43 69,632336.76
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia