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Russian trade with Papua New Guinea in 2012

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Papua New Guinea in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $8,565,592, down 36.88% ($5,004,786) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2012 were $343,763, down 90.97% ($3,464,185) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2012 were $8,221,829, down 15.78% ($1,540,601) from 2011.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in 2012 was $7,878,066, a 32.30% increase ($1,923,584) over 2011.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 153rd largest trading partner in 2012 (down from 151st in 2011), accounting for 0.0010% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0016% in 2011).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 178th largest export market in 2012 (down from 144th in 2011), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0007% in 2011).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 121st largest supplier in 2012 (up from 127th in 2011), accounting for 0.0026% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0032% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.75% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (2.67% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.13% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.00% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.26% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (1.05% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (2.07% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $87,798;
  • 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 $52,010.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $82,340;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $78,740;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $26,157;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $2,716;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $2,510;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $2,154;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,354.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 78,740-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,510 0.44 4,020-62.44
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 52,010 15.13 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 14-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 2,154-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,193 3.26 37,350-70.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,716-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,890 1.71 88,230-93.32
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 94,440 27.47 6,6421,321.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,370 1.56 6,724-20.14
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 350 0.10 0
SS Classified 173,000 50.33 3 581 358-95.17

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian imports from Papua New Guinea in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.98% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,538,902.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 8,221,784 100.00 9,760,686-15.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 144-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 45 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 1,600-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia