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Russian trade with Cyprus in the 4th 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 Cyprus in the fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Cyprus totaled $134,654,185, up 41.88% ($39,749,380) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $116,565,665, up 88.99% ($54,887,882) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $18,088,520, down 45.56% ($15,138,502) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $98,477,145, a 246.13% increase ($70,026,384) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Cyprus was Russia’s 79th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 81st in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0988% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0726% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Cyprus was Russia’s 69th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 77th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1390% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0748% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Cyprus was Russia’s 90th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 73rd in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0345% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0687% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

The major share of Russian exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.70% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (4.06% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 35.91% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (68.31% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.78% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (15.85% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.37% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (3.15% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.79% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (6.98% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $50,550,239;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $3,692,595;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,364,185;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,556,460;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,255,678;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $462,607.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $3,479,213;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,224,289;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $580,066;
  • 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 $356,565.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 13,470 0.01 10,53727.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10,648 0.01 0
10 Cereals 10,102,269 8.67 7,738,08430.55
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 47,087 0.04 7,870498.31
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 18,577 0.02 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,374 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 16,592 0.01 56,404-70.58
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,521,094 3.02 1,964,63479.22
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 41,859,238 35.91 42,132,624-0.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 653,089 0.56 4,132,302-84.20
29 Organic chemicals 95,204 0.08 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 48,020-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,672 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 890 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 29,750 0.03 77,190-61.46
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 34,974 0.03 16,476112.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 76,203 0.07 7,934860.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 23,578 0.02 21,25110.95
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 892,231 0.77 429,624107.68
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 34,877 0.03 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 64,372 0.06 102,328-37.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 91,141 0.08 60,16451.49
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 98,777 0.08 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 37-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 170 0.00 374-54.55
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 1,212 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,649-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 120-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 17,544 0.02 12,85336.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,892 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 228,332 0.20 97,589133.97
73 Articles of iron or steel 77,634 0.07 16,355374.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 497,781 0.43 158,507214.04
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,692,595 3.17 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,923,266 2.51 1,667,58875.30
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 504 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,398 0.00 641586.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 255,255 0.22 835,321-69.44
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 13,295 0.01 369,860-96.41
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 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,427 0.00 1,228,716-99.64
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 50,550,239 43.37 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 105,513 0.09 72,88744.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,335 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 156,074 0.13 39,130298.86
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,713 0.00 1511,320.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47,690 0.04 0
SS Classified 279,521 0.24 370 416-24.54

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

The major share of Russian imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 83.79% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (92.61% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.21% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (5.54% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.68% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (0.97% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $238,682;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $236,839;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $101,294;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $77,504;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $67,878.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $15,686,588;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $93,647;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $81,277;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $67,326.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 4,211-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 81,277-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,506 0.05 6,80039.79
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 188,848 1.04 87,554115.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 67,326-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 105,068 0.58 73,66742.63
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 62,068 0.34 51,82619.76
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,971,434 10.90 1,732,75213.77
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 53,873 0.30 46,40316.10
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 335 0.00 488-31.35
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 67,878 0.38 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 296,524 1.64 59,685396.81
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 14,230 0.08 2,589449.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 572 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7 0.00 931-99.25
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 118,347 0.65 131,002-9.66
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 658-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19,166 0.11 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1,710-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,442 0.14 32,961-22.81
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 3,511 0.02 0
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 15,050,000 83.20 30,736,588-51.04
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 77,504 0.43 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 1,393 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,625 0.08 107,272-87.30
SS Classified 9,189 0.05 0
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