Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade with Malta in 2014

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Malta in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Malta

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Malta was $3,090,538,221, down 25.28% ($1,045,510,250) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Malta in 2014 were $3,045,516,161, down 25.44% ($1,038,944,946) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Malta in 2014 were $45,022,060, down 12.73% ($6,565,304) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Malta in 2014 was $3,000,494,101, a 25.60% decrease ($1,032,379,642) over 2013.

Malta was Russia’s 41st largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 31st in 2013), accounting for 0.3947% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4911% in 2013).

Malta was Russia’s 33rd largest export market in 2014 (down from 28th in 2013), accounting for 0.6128% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.7746% in 2013).

Malta was Russia’s 93rd largest supplier in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.0157% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0164% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Malta

The major share of Russian exports to Malta in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.35% of Russia’s total exports to Malta (99.62% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malta in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malta in 2014 over 2013 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 $1,043,297,709.
Russia’s exports to Malta in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 24,256-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 64,479 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,025,553,971 99.34 4,068,851,680-25.64
31 Fertilizers 281 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,472 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 23,093-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 136,238 0.00 21762,682.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 13,577-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 713,129 0.02 212,142236.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,140 0.00 6,729-53.34
54 Man-made filaments 9 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 17,400-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 38 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 5,216-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 84 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 21,418 0.00 3,403529.39
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 38,630 0.00 1,204,122-96.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 15,431,322 0.51 9,377,08564.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,543,759 0.12 4,722,178-24.95
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 67 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 9-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 330 0.00 0
SS Classified 7,794 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Malta

The major share of Russian imports from Malta in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 59.13% of Russia’s total imports from Malta (40.78% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 39.10% of Russia’s total imports from Malta (56.48% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Malta in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,459,269;
  • 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 $1,348,569.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malta in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $8,953,465;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2,234,078;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $451,391;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $390,234;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $275,776;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $166,799.
Russia’s imports from Malta in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 101 0.00 474-78.69
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,731 0.02 30,421-74.59
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,739 0.01 0
29 Organic chemicals 100 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,266,643 38.35 26,220,108-34.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,428 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 20,566 0.05 410,800-94.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 137,785 0.31 2,371,863-94.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 176,370 0.39 131,78833.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 278,919 0.62 730,310-61.81
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,090 0.00 336,233.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15 0.00 2,774-99.46
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,987 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 48,668 0.11 73,558-33.84
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 297,607 0.66 235,36526.44
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 9-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,627 0.01 2,57940.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,053 0.00 1,563-32.63
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 229 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 13,915 0.03 15,600-10.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,393 0.01 2,59469.35
74 Copper and articles thereof 728 0.00 800-9.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 140 0.00 10335.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,160 0.00 366216.94
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 171,021 0.38 446,797-61.72
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 5,184,142 11.51 3,835,57335.16
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 0 0.00 13,924-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 44 0.00 343-87.17
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 21,014,245 46.68 16,554,97626.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 251,617 0.56 186,89734.63
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 14,063 0.03 39,207-64.13
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 4,160 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 111,770 0.25 278,569-59.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia