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Russian trade with Papua New Guinea in 2015

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 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea totaled $8,070,212, up 16.30% ($1,131,268) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2015 totaled $2,885,180, up 131.94% ($1,641,230) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2015 were $5,185,032, down 8.95% ($509,962) from 2014.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in 2015 was $2,299,852, a 48.33% decrease ($2,151,192) over 2014.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 158th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 157th in 2014), accounting for 0.0015% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0009% in 2014).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 162nd largest export market in 2015 (up from 169th in 2014), accounting for 0.0008% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0003% in 2014).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 126th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 130th in 2014), accounting for 0.0028% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0020% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.30% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (26.59% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.54% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (41.11% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.16% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.49% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.36% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (29.78% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $809,498;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $151,621;
  • 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 $62,027;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $48,780.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2015 over 2014 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 $360,045;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $97,233;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $39,398.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 2,706-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,394 0.36 370,439-97.19
29 Organic chemicals 464,379 16.10 503,777-7.82
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,200 0.11 4,384-27.01
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 6,006 0.21 3,23685.60
39 Plastics and articles thereof 50 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,580 0.12 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 151,621 5.26 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 54,900 1.90 6,120797.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 944,898 32.75 135,400597.86
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 89,427 3.10 27,400226.38
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 70,707 2.45 167,940-57.90
SS Classified 1,086,018 37.64 22 5484,716.47

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian imports from Papua New Guinea in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.96% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.99% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2015 over 2014 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 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $513,689.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,180,472 99.91 5,694,161-9.02
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,664 0.05 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 95 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 484-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 128 0.00 219-41.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,519 0.03 532,766.04
65 Headgear and parts thereof 30 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20 0.00 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 31 0.00 77-59.74
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 26 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 34 0.00 0
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