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

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea totaled $8,503,625, up 163.68% ($5,278,612) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $7,861,705, up 459.40% ($6,456,328) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $641,920, down 64.72% ($1,177,716) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea went from a deficit of $414,259 in the 2nd quarter of 2015, to a surplus of $7,219,785 in the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 126th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 145th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0078% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0024% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 114th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 147th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0118% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0015% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 132nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 119th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0015% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0041% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea 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) - 98.41% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.46% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (12.73% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.10% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (65.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.03% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (1.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea 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 $7,726,158.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea 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 $841,575;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $68,937;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $67,694.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 7,736,552 98.41 10,39474,332.87
29 Organic chemicals 102,436 1.30 170,130-39.79
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 0 0.00 6,006-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,342 0.09 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,150 0.07 2,80083.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,205 0.03 23,975-90.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 900-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,300 0.09 848,875-99.14
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 450 0.01 2,370-81.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 270 0.00 69,207-99.61
SS Classified 0 0.00 270,720-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No such product groups.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $1,175,113;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $2,664.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 641,859 99.99 1,816,972-64.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 2,664-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 61 0.01 0

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