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Russian trade in goods with the Dominican Republic 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 the Dominican Republic in the third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Dominican Republic

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with the Dominican Republic totaled $30,943,546, up 42.60% ($9,243,679) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $18,504,920, up 23.59% ($3,532,428) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $12,438,626, up 84.90% ($5,711,251) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $6,066,294, a 26.43% decrease ($2,178,823) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 128th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 119th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0148% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0159% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 120th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 110th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0139% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0190% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 97th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 104th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0166% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0116% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to the Dominican Republic

The major share of Russian exports to the Dominican Republic 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) - 60.91% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (78.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.20% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (6.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.98% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (11.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.79% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.28% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $1,260,255;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,095,574;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $626,044;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $585,226;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $159,303;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $126,481;
  • 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 $107,070;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $70,624.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic 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) - a decrease of $444,468;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $88,422.
Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
10 Cereals 1,095,574 5.92 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,226,065 12.03 965,810130.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 23,895 0.13 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 22,886 0.12 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 331,770 1.79 172,46792.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 359,390 1.94 252,32042.43
29 Organic chemicals 657,246 3.55 72,020812.59
30 Pharmaceutical products 127,780 0.69 1,2999,736.80
31 Fertilizers 1,856,129 10.03 1,230,08550.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 23,991 0.13 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 117,132 0.63 205,554-43.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 86,760 0.47 71,02622.15
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 150,856 0.82 80,23288.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 4-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,183 0.04 59,662-87.96
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 101,657 0.55 121,967-16.65
70 Glass and glassware 31,803 0.17 0
72 Iron and steel 11,250,245 60.80 11,694,713-3.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,726 0.03 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 16,223 0.09 22,643-28.35
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,620 0.01 0
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 8,433 0.05 19,386-56.50
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 510 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,046 0.01 3,304-38.08

Russia’s Imports from the Dominican Republic

The major share of Russian imports from the Dominican Republic 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) - 77.26% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (62.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.73% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (19.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.76% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (5.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.75% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (7.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.37% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (4.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,871,141;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,526,341;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,099,168;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $590,699;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $238,849;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $87,460.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic 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) - a decrease of $295,465;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $258,983;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $79,451;
  • 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 $48,898.
Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,748,609 14.06 649,441169.25
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 29,744 0.24 109,195-72.76
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 60,912 0.49 48,34226.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,537 0.02 2,4742.55
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,829,067 38.82 3,302,72646.21
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,938,704 23.63 67,5634,249.58
29 Organic chemicals 526 0.00 74610.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 367,775 2.96 280,31531.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 238,849 1.92 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 109,900 0.88 81,47434.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11,270 0.09 4,256164.80
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 34,538-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 68-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,253 0.04 10,090-47.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,521 0.06 20,505-63.32
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 622-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 33,404 0.27 292,387-88.58
70 Glass and glassware 537 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 214,970 1.73 510,435-57.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 75 0.00 536-86.01
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,084 0.02 768301.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,749 0.02 24,028-88.56
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 96,630 0.78 145,528-33.60
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,732,518 13.93 1,141,81951.73
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 121 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,871 0.03 1911,926.70
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia