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Russian trade with Malta in the 2nd 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 Malta in the second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Malta

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Malta was $672,120,835, down 2.13% ($14,632,701) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $664,143,453, down 2.31% ($15,720,587) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $7,977,382, up 15.79% ($1,087,886) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $656,166,071, a 2.50% decrease ($16,808,473) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Malta was Russia's 31st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 36th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.6175% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.5037% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Malta was Russia's 21st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 24th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9995% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.7426% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Malta was Russia's 95th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 101st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0188% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.0154% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Malta

The major share of Russian exports to Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.23% of Russia's total exports to Malta (96.25% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.13% of Russia's total exports to Malta (3.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $4,711,626;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,442,696.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $24,400,000.
Russia's exports to Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
10 Cereals 481,685 0.07 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 659,057,146 99.23 654,445,5200.72
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 8,628-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 3,442,696 0.52 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 18,490-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,059-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 394 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 874-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 733 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 79-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 273,855 0.04 71,717281.86
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23 0.00 4,596-99.50
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,380 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 554 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 284 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 569 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,899 0.00 2,736371.45
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 807-100.00
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 6,385 0.00 791,114.29
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 24 400,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 863,298 0.13 1,009,527-14.48
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,552 0.00 0

Russia's Imports from Malta

The major share of Russian imports from Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 68.90% of Russia's total imports from Malta (62.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.78% of Russia's total imports from Malta (34.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.37% of Russia's total imports from Malta (1.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,100,063;
  • 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 $739,474;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $295,543;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $81,284;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $41,968;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $23,933.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,227,320.
Russia's imports from Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,393,148 67.61 4,293,08525.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,230 0.03 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 44,681 0.56 2,7131,546.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 56,347 0.71 33,63567.52
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 18,703 0.23 28,432-34.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 453 0.01 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 7,574-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 15,101 0.19 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 172,437 2.16 91,15389.17
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 767 0.01 1,038-26.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 740 0.01 1,746-57.62
69 Ceramic products 111 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 5,064 0.06 1,718194.76
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 213 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,963 0.07 585919.32
74 Copper and articles thereof 224 0.00 14257.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 23,969 0.30 3666,480.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,860 0.09 6,992-1.89
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 1,874,839 23.50 1,135,36565.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 18-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 1,227,320-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 334,505 4.19 38,962758.54
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 6,915 0.09 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,112 0.18 18,982-25.66
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia