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Russian trade with Cyprus in 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 Cyprus in 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Cyprus totaled $334,455,589, up 10.34% ($31,347,024) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in 2016 totaled $282,810,830, up 15.94% ($38,880,059) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in 2016 were $51,644,759, down 12.73% ($7,533,035) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in 2016 was $231,166,071, a 25.12% increase ($46,413,094) over 2015.

Cyprus was Russia’s 83rd largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 87th in 2015), accounting for 0.0715% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0576% in 2015).

Cyprus was Russia’s 73rd largest export market in 2016 (up from 79th in 2015), accounting for 0.0991% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0710% in 2015).

Cyprus was Russia’s 91st largest supplier in 2016 (down from 88th in 2015), accounting for 0.0283% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0324% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 54.26% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (75.98% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.17% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (4.84% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.25% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (8.93% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.58% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (5.04% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.64% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (2.79% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.13% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.71% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $48,893,925;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $9,030,533;
  • 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 $8,572,607;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,015,753;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $3,692,595;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1,621,630;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,163,725;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,124,420.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in 2016 over 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 $31,884,128;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $2,641,307;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,493,559;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $2,160,943;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,905,146.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 63,424 0.02 10,537501.92
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10,648 0.00 0
10 Cereals 22,457,040 7.94 13,426,50767.26
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 10,557-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 104,536 0.04 114,892-9.01
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 62,184 0.02 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 252 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,813 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 288,620 0.10 58749,068.65
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17,851 0.01 12,75040.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 200-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 659,838 0.23 1,200,268-45.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,163,616 2.89 6,999,89116.62
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 174-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 153,449,673 54.26 185,333,801-17.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,581,938 1.27 6,223,245-42.44
29 Organic chemicals 377,952 0.13 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 204 0.00 4,426-95.39
31 Fertilizers 96,232 0.03 48,020100.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 10,754 0.00 4,216155.08
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,531 0.00 20,288-77.67
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 8,577,833 3.03 5,226164,037.64
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 60 0.00 104-42.31
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 133,280 0.05 264,415-49.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 126,552 0.04 155,347-18.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 149,344 0.05 11,8071,164.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 56,115 0.02 60,283-6.91
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 121 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,296,009 0.81 1,171,58995.97
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 34,877 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 622,695 0.22 604,8812.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 237,226 0.08 2,398,169-90.11
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 113 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 176,271 0.06 67,098162.71
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 194 0.00 17510.86
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,554 0.00 89274.22
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 398 0.00 1,812-78.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 277 0.00 283-2.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,571 0.01 5572,695.51
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,714 0.00 9,677-82.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 110 0.00 120-8.33
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 434 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,338 0.00 5,801-76.94
69 Ceramic products 2,910 0.00 3,782-23.06
70 Glass and glassware 590,100 0.21 14,4893,972.74
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 13,814 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 1,067,254 0.38 1,389,504-23.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 338,728 0.12 39,748752.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,134,986 0.75 513,356315.89
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,692,595 1.31 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 8,439,088 2.98 10,344,234-18.42
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,506 0.00 453,246.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 120,815 0.04 1,6437,253.32
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,367,444 2.61 2,351,691213.28
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 1,064,410 0.38 1,822,977-41.61
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 9,637 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,427 0.00 2,497,986-99.82
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 53,893,925 19.06 5,000,000977.88
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 372,411 0.13 140,963164.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4,288 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 254 0.00 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 218,107 0.08 41,130430.29
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 32,570 0.01 263,710-87.65
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,150 0.00 4,810-55.30
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47,690 0.02 0
SS Classified 1,608,529 0.57 1 332 10820.75

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 81.81% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (85.35% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.12% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (11.09% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.42% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (1.61% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $9,168,196;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $472,202;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $458,297;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $204,588.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in 2016 over 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) - a decrease of $17,464,099.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 75,074 0.15 134,110-44.02
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 81,277-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 29,893 0.06 7,480299.64
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 665,943 1.29 207,646220.71
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 35,985 0.07 67,326-46.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,359 0.00 7,516-81.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 23,419 0.05 2,193967.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,827 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 410,852 0.80 445,846-7.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 135,676 0.26 233,358-41.86
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,158,384 11.92 5,686,1828.30
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 139,518 0.27 139,848-0.24
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 1,111 0.00 1,180-5.85
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 220,559 0.43 15,9711,281.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 772,225 1.50 718,9327.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 310 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 52,160 0.10 2,5891,914.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,872 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7 0.00 2,149-99.67
52 Cotton 0 0.00 20,213-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 467-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 431,209 0.83 522,669-17.50
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 10,387-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20,066 0.04 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 102 0.00 1,721-94.07
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,704 0.02 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 245 0.00 44456.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,149,930 4.16 1,998,5747.57
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 4,172 0.01 17,468,271-99.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 855-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 39,904,784 77.27 30,736,58829.83
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 193,748 0.38 305,455-36.57
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 1,393 0.00 26,957-94.83
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 187,021 0.36 191,421-2.30
SS Classified 9,189 0.02 140 569-93.46

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