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Russian trade with the Philippines in the 3rd 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 third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with the Philippines was $121,609,769, down 18.47% ($27,547,438) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $38,804,625, down 46.31% ($33,469,474) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $82,805,144, up 7.70% ($5,922,036) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $44,000,519, a 854.66% increase ($39,391,510) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

The Philippines was Russia’s 76th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 75th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0997% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1175% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The Philippines was Russia’s 89th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 76th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0539% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0909% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The Philippines was Russia’s 56th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1657% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1622% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

The major share of Russian exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 57.95% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (89.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 15.21% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (9.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.03% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.45% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.80% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.49% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $5,297,921;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,591,375;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,328,535;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $153,500;
  • 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 $136,245;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $128,732.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $42,011,960;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,063,182.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 1,181-100.00
10 Cereals 2,591,375 6.68 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 217,013 0.56 88,281145.82
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 82,567 0.21 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 344,989 0.89 304,57913.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 22,141,819 57.06 64,153,779-65.49
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 219,515 0.57 83,270163.62
29 Organic chemicals 52,551 0.14 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 42,000-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 44,719 0.12 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 153,500 0.40 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,480 0.01 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 103,846 0.27 118,411-12.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 101,628-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 50,851 0.13 123,955-58.98
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 131,031 0.34 149,634-12.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,718,764 14.74 6,781,946-15.68
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 26,849 0.07 0
70 Glass and glassware 2,350 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 119 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,469,391 3.79 140,856943.19
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,376 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,302,665 13.67 4,744111,676.24
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 80,491 0.21 56,51442.43
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 55,000 0.14 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,806 0.02 3,327104.57
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 1,558 0.00 106,381-98.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 13,613-100.00

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 81.01% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (76.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.90% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (11.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.67% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.58% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (5.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $5,138,229;
  • 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 $3,064,474;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $490,669;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $472,751;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $360,320.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $2,294,701;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $1,405,058;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $282,643.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 13,763 0.02 15,114-8.94
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 168,364 0.20 3,3424,937.82
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 15,179-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 11,077 0.01 24,456-54.52
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,001,630 6.04 4,801,0834.18
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,247 0.00 63097.94
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 86 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 928,863 1.12 2,333,921-60.20
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 3,280 0.00 643410.11
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,404 0.01 56,943-92.27
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 194,781 0.24 133,32946.09
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,853 0.00 21,346-91.32
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,746 0.00 1,40024.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 483,439 0.58 480,4090.63
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 58,523 0.07 341,166-82.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,588 0.01 22,573-66.38
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 492,364 0.59 460,4046.94
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 564,960 0.68 74,291660.47
29 Organic chemicals 399,571 0.48 188,009112.53
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 145,090 0.18 141,4242.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 144,892 0.17 108,17233.95
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 7,737 0.01 4218,321.43
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 118 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 182,171 0.22 85,696112.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 308,202 0.37 253,62321.52
40 Rubber and articles thereof 948,982 1.15 3,243,683-70.74
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 574,573 0.69 491,76416.84
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 59,581 0.07 90,405-34.10
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,945 0.00 11,810-83.53
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 18,689 0.02 21,911-14.70
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 109,428 0.13 282,211-61.22
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,928 0.00 874235.01
52 Cotton 23,914 0.03 73,329-67.39
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 17,429 0.02 45,027-61.29
54 Man-made filaments 53 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 422-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 109,212 0.13 157,090-30.48
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 14-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,166,555 2.62 1,693,80427.91
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 540,845 0.65 741,520-27.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 47,620 0.06 40,89816.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 173-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 131,728 0.16 22,848476.54
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2,322 0.00 1,80928.36
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,386 0.01 1,841355.51
69 Ceramic products 3,000 0.00 2,50819.62
70 Glass and glassware 791 0.00 24,644-96.79
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 6,627-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 60,979 0.07 77,976-21.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 128 0.00 586-78.16
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,484 0.01 27,402-72.69
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 902 0.00 402124.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 22,569 0.03 68,783-67.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,877,435 20.38 11,739,20643.77
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 48,622,607 58.72 45,558,1336.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 129,899 0.16 259,149-49.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,449,160 1.75 1,521,480-4.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 104,379 0.13 63,39764.64
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5,065 0.01 0
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 137,087 0.17 63,238116.78
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 574,758 0.69 214 438168.03
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 845,271 1.02 769,5959.83
SS Classified 73,691 0.09 1,0167,153.05

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