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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with the Philippines was $98,744,955, down 44.82% ($80,221,698) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $35,469,794, down 73.08% ($96,307,069) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $63,275,161, up 34.09% ($16,085,371) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade with the Philippines went from a surplus of $84,587,073 in the 2nd quarter of 2015, to a deficit of $27,805,367 in the 2nd quarter of 2016.

The Philippines was Russia's 77th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 71st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0907% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.1313% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The Philippines was Russia's 85th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 63rd in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0534% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.1439% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The Philippines was Russia's 60th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 63rd in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1493% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.1054% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

The major share of Russian exports to the Philippines 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) - 77.43% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (93.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 12.50% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (3.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.14% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.82% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.86% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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) - an increase of $553,157.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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) - a decrease of $95,919,648;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $781,383;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $552,720.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,833 0.01 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 11,180-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 43,572 0.12 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16,946 0.05 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 267,727 0.75 215,46024.26
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 27,195,428 76.67 123,115,076-77.91
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 172,720 0.49 70,335145.57
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 16,020-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 50,400 0.14 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 55,811-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 75,000 0.21 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 87,117 0.25 14,052519.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 615,853 1.74 1,168,573-47.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 105,587 0.30 24,159337.05
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 256,615 0.72 153,62667.04
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,072,531 11.48 4,853,914-16.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 72 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 2,120-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,108 0.03 3030,260.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 5,203-100.00
72 Iron and steel 878,992 2.48 949,045-7.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 944,273 2.66 1,048,854-9.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 612,244 1.73 59,087936.17
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 7,419 0.02 14,418-48.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 40,755 0.11 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,869 0.04 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,733 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines 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) - 81.99% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (74.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.95% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (12.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.52% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (5.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.19% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (4.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines 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 $8,696,305;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,021,362;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,018,818;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $455,172;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $383,121;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $222,190;
  • 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) - an increase of $217,480;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $206,992.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,533,565;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $632,673;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $401,346;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $322,186.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 12,608 0.02 23,326-45.95
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,998 0.00 8,525-64.83
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 9,234 0.01 46,014-79.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 14,285 0.02 3204,364.06
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,413,642 3.81 3,947,207-38.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 71 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 622,964 0.98 1,024,410-39.18
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 3,110 0.00 12,313-74.74
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,788 0.01 30,222-80.85
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 211,327 0.33 33,278535.04
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 1,100-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 368,711 0.58 253,10945.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 162,860-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,595 0.00 6,686-61.19
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 733,334 1.16 526,34239.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 391,550 0.62 8,4294,545.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 26,905-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 185,973 0.29 260,019-28.48
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 39,110 0.06 9,536310.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 73,163 0.12 5,5591,216.12
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 8,127 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 43,361 0.07 365,547-88.14
39 Plastics and articles thereof 161,803 0.26 228,159-29.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 876,619 1.39 1,024 435-14.43
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 503,466 0.80 281,27678.99
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 15,657-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,639 0.01 11,798-26.78
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 9,138 0.01 13,931-34.41
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 215,971 0.34 210,4072.64
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 186 0.00 90106.67
52 Cotton 48,812 0.08 2,0222,314.05
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 26,304 0.04 63,813-58.78
54 Man-made filaments 198 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 62,210-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 112,819 0.18 203,511-44.56
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 38 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,313,271 3.66 1,294 45378.71
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 231,105 0.37 863,778-73.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 51,045 0.08 38,13433.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 47 0.00 169-72.19
65 Headgear and parts thereof 78,777 0.12 32,470142.61
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,179 0.01 2351,252.77
69 Ceramic products 2,163 0.00 1511,332.45
70 Glass and glassware 974 0.00 10,667-90.87
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,500 0.02 13,228-5.50
73 Articles of iron or steel 83,597 0.13 72,24915.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 405 0.00 27248.90
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 8 0.00 24,898-99.97
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,046 0.00 67554.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 29,709 0.05 43,382-31.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,212,435 24.04 7,191,073111.55
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 35,144,269 55.54 26,447,96432.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 212,636 0.34 200,1516.24
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,312,275 2.07 1,272,0043.17
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34,993 0.06 25,95834.81
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 268,494 0.42 51,014426.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 142,807 0.23 159,639-10.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,033,482 1.63 578,31078.71
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia