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Russian trade with the Philippines 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 the Philippines in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In 2012, Russia’s trade with the Philippines totaled $1,647,265,559, up 0.23% ($3,788,741) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2012 were $1,183,307,386, down 4.94% ($61,554,072) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2012 totaled $463,958,173, up 16.39% ($65,342,813) from 2011.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Philippines in 2012 was $719,349,213, a 15.00% decrease ($126,896,885) over 2011.

The Philippines was Russia’s 56th largest trading partner in 2012 (down from 53rd in 2011), accounting for 0.1956% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1998% in 2011).

The Philippines was Russia’s 54th largest export market in 2012 (down from 51st in 2011), accounting for 0.2255% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2409% in 2011).

The Philippines was Russia’s 56th largest supplier in 2012 (up from 57th in 2011), accounting for 0.1462% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1304% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 87.11% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (91.81% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.12% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (4.84% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.30% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.58% in 2011).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $24,057,190;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $7,447,498.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2012 over 2011 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 $112,178,650.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 105,245 0.01 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 87,380-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 13,071 0.00 16,466-20.62
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 17,991-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14,383 0.00 5,880144.61
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,030,706,979 87.10 1,142,885,629-9.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,667,813 0.48 3,071,52484.53
29 Organic chemicals 53,898 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 3,384,360 0.29 2,394,14041.36
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 20,716 0.00 56,129-63.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 356,797 0.03 259,37337.56
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,085,042 0.09 217,584398.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 200,570 0.02 32,398519.08
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 523,093 0.04 28,3231,746.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14,665,736 1.24 7,218,238103.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,937 0.00 1583,657.59
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 918 0.00 8932.80
72 Iron and steel 84,275,713 7.12 60,218,52339.95
73 Articles of iron or steel 260 0.00 19,277-98.65
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,089 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 777 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,388 0.00 35,911-90.57
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 515 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,479 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,019,654 0.09 270,702276.67
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 191,388 0.02 820,311-76.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 37,661 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 444,704 0.04 3,45812,760.15
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 14,005 0.00 0
SS Classified 40,511,195 3.42 27 201 17048.93

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 60.78% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (56.02% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.44% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (24.64% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.73% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (12.95% in 2011);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.56% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.47% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines 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 $43,312,742;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $13,593,510;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $6,454,092;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $5,286,346;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,795,243.

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

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $3,258,982;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2,111,159;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $2,030,056.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 17,181 0.00 32,479-47.10
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 127,826 0.03 136,795-6.56
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 138,548 0.03 108,37927.84
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 43,047,847 9.28 37,761,50114.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,659 0.00 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 196-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 10,573-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 5,252,483 1.13 4,740,59710.80
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 10,272 0.00 14,446-28.89
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 590,806 0.13 2,701,965-78.13
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 39,298 0.01 11,341246.51
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 30,349 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,300 0.00 3,100-25.81
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,294,664 0.71 2,528,49530.30
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 446,061 0.10 184,396141.90
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 129,687 0.03 46,371179.67
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,295,065 0.28 3,325,121-61.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 29,451 0.01 35,105-16.11
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10,694 0.00 14,675-27.13
29 Organic chemicals 998,246 0.22 710,73540.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 8,446-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 240,490 0.05 126,05890.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 513,063 0.11 919,285-44.19
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 99,418 0.02 2,8733,360.42
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 89,492 0.02 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,869 0.00 17,813-83.89
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,212,096 0.69 6,471,078-50.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 529,514 0.11 537,374-1.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 89,118,978 19.21 89,412,888-0.33
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,149,067 0.25 435,900163.61
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 339,307 0.07 507,428-33.13
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 138,572 0.03 175,018-20.82
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 87,099 0.02 98,858-11.89
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,727,822 0.37 1,231,33540.32
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,700 0.00 3,998-57.48
52 Cotton 1,957 0.00 1331,371.43
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 336,111 0.07 248,90435.04
54 Man-made filaments 202 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 93,376 0.02 72,77128.31
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 921,336 0.20 709,98429.77
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 27,801-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 152 0.00 3,192-95.24
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 1,481-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11,666,603 2.51 5,212,511123.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,701,367 1.66 7,371,1884.48
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 27,580 0.01 13,094110.63
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 42,718 0.01 17,493144.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 354,514 0.08 162,886117.65
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 286-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3,061 0.00 6,305-51.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13,790 0.00 3,493294.79
69 Ceramic products 149,394 0.03 67,877120.10
70 Glass and glassware 19,188 0.00 36,402-47.29
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 120,804 0.03 129,112-6.43
72 Iron and steel 14,973 0.00 5102,835.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 447,756 0.10 455,195-1.63
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,427 0.00 6,902-35.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,587 0.00 6,906-19.10
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 27,916 0.01 2,635959.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 222,716 0.05 300,485-25.88
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 50,815,181 10.95 37,221,67136.52
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 220,110,225 47.44 176,797,48324.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 36,269 0.01 27,93329.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,042,201 2.38 9,246,95819.41
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 565,157 0.12 610,878-7.48
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 676,353 0.15 900,017-24.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,625,499 0.35 1,271,74727.82
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,182,822 0.90 5,360,314-21.97
SS Classified 9,014 0.00 6 19145.60
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia