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

Russia’s Trade with Malaysia

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Malaysia totaled $513,733,166, up 1.60% ($8,071,156) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $251,295,850, up 0.83% ($2,067,381) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $262,437,316, up 2.34% ($6,003,775) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $11,141,466, a 54.63% increase ($3,936,394) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Malaysia was Russia’s 39th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 41st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4720% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3709% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Malaysia was Russia’s 43rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 48th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3782% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2722% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Malaysia was Russia’s 31st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 33rd in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.6191% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.5725% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Malaysia

The major share of Russian exports to Malaysia 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) - 68.84% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (55.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.13% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (1.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.75% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (37.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.04% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (0.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.61% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (1.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.58% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (2.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malaysia 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 $33,977,221;
  • 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 $15,579,045;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $12,723,636;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $9,189,249;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,500,694.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $66,844,189;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,904,093;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,253,684;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $1,123,396.
Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 42,025 0.02 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 183,096 0.07 142,67928.33
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 18,000 0.01 0
10 Cereals 29,704 0.01 69,956-57.54
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 149,504 0.06 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,126,023 0.45 1,186,091-5.06
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 824-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 57,759 0.02 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 2,750-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,450,971 0.98 2,642,508-7.25
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 32,409 0.01 93,673-65.40
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 172,961,091 68.83 138,983,87024.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 142,424 0.06 127,63411.59
29 Organic chemicals 1,399,579 0.56 1,423,500-1.68
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,050 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 24,103,475 9.59 90,947,664-73.50
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 85,428 0.03 41,512105.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,747 0.00 0
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 2,659 0.00 3,050-12.82
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 52,109 0.02 4,6761,014.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 117,085 0.05 267,717-56.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,093,428 0.44 1,788,468-38.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 241,966 0.10 87,696175.91
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,739,663 0.69 2,863,059-39.24
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,986,359 0.79 3,240,043-38.69
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 78 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,791 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 31,807-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 689-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,739-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,350-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 106,007 0.04 45723,096.28
70 Glass and glassware 17,372 0.01 28,028-38.02
72 Iron and steel 9,189,327 3.66 7811,781,088.46
73 Articles of iron or steel 110,124 0.04 100,6469.42
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,181 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,284,485 1.31 783,791319.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 71,245 0.03 57,05224.88
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,500 0.00 274,900.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,382,775 5.33 659,1391,930.34
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 16,116,626 6.41 537,5812,897.99
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,477 0.00 18,915-71.04
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 969,058 0.39 2,873,151-66.27
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 0 0.00 286-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 64,268-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8,250 0.00 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 68,675-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 83,445-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malaysia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 60.70% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (58.69% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.06% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (18.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.52% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (16.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.45% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (1.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.26% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (0.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 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 $24,779,949;
  • 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 $3,385,278;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,145,601;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,930,121;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,435,745;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,310,302;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $860,288;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $825,412.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd 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 $12,056,864;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $6,000,000;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $3,233,326;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $3,093,002;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2,309,491;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $2,097,942;
  • 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 $1,756,210;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,670,312.
Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 8,754 0.00 12,860-31.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,229 0.00 1,567-21.57
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 24,000 0.01 24,0000.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 69,978 0.03 47,90946.06
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 3,994-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9,600 0.00 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 11,563 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 15,734,138 6.00 18,827,140-16.43
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 70,614 0.03 111,553-36.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 14,489,679 5.52 16,587,621-12.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 862,006 0.33 1,111,034-22.41
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 647,360 0.25 478,17335.38
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,740,692 2.19 3,810,57150.65
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,717,889 1.04 1,857,60146.31
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 333,285 0.13 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 672-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 603,391 0.23 2,273,703-73.46
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 35,184 0.01 125,021-71.86
29 Organic chemicals 5,516,169 2.10 4,205,86731.15
31 Fertilizers 40,386 0.02 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,378,580 0.91 1,553,16853.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 196,412 0.07 208,419-5.76
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 3,946,927 1.50 561,649602.74
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 227,629 0.09 194,93816.77
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 508,056 0.19 462,6449.82
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,066,637 1.93 5,051,9300.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,774,428 2.20 8,083,919-28.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23,715,401 9.04 26,948,727-12.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 108,482 0.04 7,6891,310.87
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 382,385 0.15 358,9826.52
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 109,365 0.04 578,451-81.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 125,591 0.05 248,498-49.46
52 Cotton 148,167 0.06 44,566232.47
54 Man-made filaments 121,060 0.05 185,800-34.84
55 Man-made staple fibers 280,366 0.11 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 604,792 0.23 90,764566.33
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 49,901-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 479 0.00 187156.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 235,431 0.09 85,875174.16
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 40,854 0.02 75,943-46.20
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,805,225 0.69 1,575,63114.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 329,500 0.13 328,2140.39
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 105,271 0.04 69,84950.71
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 96,951 0.04 92,2295.12
65 Headgear and parts thereof 25,932 0.01 21,51920.51
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 485-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 36,445 0.01 80,417-54.68
69 Ceramic products 829,040 0.32 231,443258.20
70 Glass and glassware 194,212 0.07 259,296-25.10
72 Iron and steel 21,103 0.01 147,672-85.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,727,054 1.04 1,291,309111.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 137,032 0.05 177,205-22.67
75 Nickel and articles thereof 44,774 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 66,829 0.03 246,479-72.89
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 34,164-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,925 0.00 401380.05
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 846 0.00 12,036-92.97
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 80,944 0.03 78,4033.24
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 226,865 0.09 488,483-53.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 42,272,909 16.11 54,429,773-22.19
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 99,673,580 37.98 74,893,63133.09
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 33,748 0.01 51,856-34.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,091,573 1.56 1,945,972110.26
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 6,000,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,224,901 5.04 13,284,736-0.45
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,325 0.00 1,833190.51
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 97,631 0.04 3,8042,466.54
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 3,526,304 1.34 5,282,514-33.25
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,234,452 0.47 929,94032.75
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 659,986 0.25 290,313127.34
SS Classified 0 0.00 12,598-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia