Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade with Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia's foreign trade in goods with Hong Kong in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Hong Kong

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Hong Kong was $151,436,268, down 45.69% ($127,378,346) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $116,791,242, down 46.87% ($103,035,757) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $34,645,026, down 41.27% ($24,342,589) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $82,146,216, a 48.93% decrease ($78,693,168) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Hong Kong was Russia's 66th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 56th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1556% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.2107% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Hong Kong was Russia's 58th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 49th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1903% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.2435% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Hong Kong was Russia's 68th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 59th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0964% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.1403% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Hong Kong

The major share of Russian exports to Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 60.93% of Russia's total exports to Hong Kong (52.96% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.61% of Russia's total exports to Hong Kong (7.55% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.58% of Russia's total exports to Hong Kong (12.72% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.48% of Russia's total exports to Hong Kong (4.22% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.90% of Russia's total exports to Hong Kong (0.68% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.09% of Russia's total exports to Hong Kong (0.91% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.06% of Russia's total exports to Hong Kong (18.23% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,768,160;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $1,781,056;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,429,088;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1,116,792;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $470,616;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $397,775.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $45,263,264;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $39,299,121;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $15,678,488;
  • 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 $3,747,541;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $2,634,409;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,263,361;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,795,681;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $1,101,259;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $766,702;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $717,242.
Russia's exports to Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,728,864 4.91 24.21
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 18,663 0.02
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11,998 0.01 45.18
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,029,329 4.31 10.32
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 28 0.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,307 0.01 -32.89
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 188 0.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 500 0.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 240 0.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 242,939 0.21 304.90
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 288 0.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,992 0.01
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,070 0.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,598 0.00 -80.55
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,358 0.00 -48.93
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,924 0.01 -5.52
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8,004 0.01
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 -100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11,178,675 9.57 -58.38
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 47,183 0.04 -99.88
29 Organic chemicals 30 0.00 -99.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 279,961 0.24 121.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 46,771 0.04 220.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 77,192 0.07 53.70
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 398,715 0.34 42,316.49
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 26 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 232,240 0.20 -19.79
39 Plastics and articles thereof 88,705 0.08 1.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 62,448 0.05 -57.09
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,611,289 2.24 -50.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,988 0.00 49,600.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,795,345 1.54 12,464.53
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 39,363 0.03 132.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 13,678 0.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,217,596 1.04 -38.64
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 211 0.00 -6.64
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1 0.00 -98.21
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,744 0.00 87.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 15,878 0.01 -90.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11 0.00 -93.45
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,403 0.00 853.57
65 Headgear and parts thereof 35 0.00 250.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 94 0.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 12,739 0.01
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 33,171 0.03 829,175.00
69 Ceramic products 2,372 0.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 -100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 71,161,246 60.93 -38.88
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 -100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 722 0.00 -74.34
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,213,460 1.90 182.20
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 370 0.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 89 0.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 658,515 0.56 -77.46
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 6,825,159 5.84 -35.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,391,705 4.62 764.69
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 688,120 0.59 -72.30
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,552 0.01
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 16,669 0.01
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 34,130 0.03 18,550.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 151,717 0.13 180.48
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 97,641 0.08 1,086.84
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 270,297 0.23 -27.01
SS Classified 35,684 0.03 -50.73

Russia's Imports from Hong Kong

The major share of Russian imports from Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.59% of Russia's total imports from Hong Kong (73.13% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 14.12% of Russia's total imports from Hong Kong (8.93% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.48% of Russia's total imports from Hong Kong (3.96% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.77% of Russia's total imports from Hong Kong (3.43% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.02% of Russia's total imports from Hong Kong (0.79% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,463,956;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $941,466;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $758,584;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $510,252;
  • 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 $314,675;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $295,616;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $243,235;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $226,459;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $180,523;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $133,461;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $125,942.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $20,960,297;
  • 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 $3,738,485;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,487,451;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $944,853;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $630,417;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $391,921;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $283,258;
  • 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 $182,795;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $135,528;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $127,242;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $112,427.
Russia's imports from Hong Kong in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 307 0.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 125,942 0.36
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 -100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 -100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,534 0.01 18.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 -100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 -100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 -100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 344,733 1.00 1,046.89
29 Organic chemicals 154,221 0.45 -46.77
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 48,890 0.14 -53.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 30,168 0.09 62.83
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 60,492 0.17 -48.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 60,147 0.17
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 54,031 0.16 -59.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,531,585 7.31 59.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 348,221 1.01 561.95
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 72,047 0.21 -27.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 684,261 1.98 -21.08
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 182,432 0.53 9.74
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 32,228 0.09 -58.89
45 Cork and articles of cork 14,636 0.04
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 171,766 0.50 89.37
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 479,938 1.39 60.29
50 Silk 0 0.00 -100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 27,360 0.08
52 Cotton 82,772 0.24 -20.52
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,161 0.00
54 Man-made filaments 407,613 1.18 -6.25
55 Man-made staple fibers 98,271 0.28 512.20
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8,002 0.02 -55.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5,170 0.01 -80.66
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 618 0.00 437.39
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,848 0.01 -89.66
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 30,076 0.09 406.07
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,020,310 2.95 -27.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,227,061 3.54 -54.80
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 279,550 0.81 91.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,628,283 4.70 890.88
65 Headgear and parts thereof 28,667 0.08 -48.05
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,696 0.01 352.35
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 39,773 0.11 -65.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13,938 0.04 200.71
69 Ceramic products 71,860 0.21 -42.62
70 Glass and glassware 66,516 0.19 -62.83
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 315,501 0.91 -1.92
72 Iron and steel 48,170 0.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 461,497 1.33 -5.44
74 Copper and articles thereof 25,486 0.07 72.02
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 415,056 1.20 141.56
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 52,397 0.15 -92.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 54,107 0.16 -60.12
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 249,258 0.72 -53.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,842,074 16.86 -78.20
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 11,393,782 32.89 -24.71
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 3,829 0.01 -56.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 975,339 2.82 109.71
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 -100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,390,525 4.01 120.04
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 21,877 0.06 -25.97
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 24,607 0.07 -68.51
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 305,509 0.88 -75.57
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,505,806 7.23 9.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 97,422 0.28 -56.64
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 18,660 0.05 -11.32
Share the publication on:
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia