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Russian trade with Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong in the fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Hong Kong

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Hong Kong totaled $270,602,158, up 90.90% ($128,850,342) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Hong Kong in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $209,560,520, up 103.78% ($106,725,970) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Hong Kong in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $61,041,638, up 56.85% ($22,124,372) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Hong Kong in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $148,518,882, a 132.36% increase ($84,601,598) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Hong Kong was Russia’s 59th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 74th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1986% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1084% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Hong Kong was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 66th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2500% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1248% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Hong Kong was Russia’s 67th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 70th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1164% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0805% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Hong Kong

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

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 62.11% of Russia’s total exports to Hong Kong (37.96% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.90% of Russia’s total exports to Hong Kong (18.12% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.47% of Russia’s total exports to Hong Kong (12.65% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.71% of Russia’s total exports to Hong Kong (15.77% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.91% of Russia’s total exports to Hong Kong (6.54% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.96% of Russia’s total exports to Hong Kong (3.02% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.51% of Russia’s total exports to Hong Kong (1.27% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $91,118,118;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $11,018,090;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $8,845,326;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,307,999;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $758,076;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $716,700.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Hong Kong in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $4,604,419;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,973,981;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,023,639;
  • 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 $783,583.
Russia’s exports to Hong Kong in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 5,000-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 16,176,535 7.72 5,158,445213.59
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 253,277 0.12 3,0068,325.72
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 15,911 0.01 9,79062.52
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,010,420 3.35 7,229,818-3.03
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 104 0.00 323-67.80
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 17-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,491 0.00 5,748-21.87
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 666 0.00 1,903-65.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 352 0.00 369-4.61
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,503 0.00 1,96727.25
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 516,579 0.25 512,1020.87
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 15,859 0.01 7392,046.01
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,383 0.00 42,268-94.36
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 16,319 0.01 18,161-10.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,705 0.00 7,840-39.99
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,186 0.00 3,673-67.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,619 0.01 9,92687.58
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11,445 0.01 15,430-25.83
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 322,529-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 16,149,407 7.71 15,883,2551.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,309,275 1.10 3,092,858-25.34
29 Organic chemicals 115,186 0.05 5,8951,853.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,365,510 1.61 3,315,8801.50
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 22,957-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 25,862 0.01 116,124-77.73
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 24,312 0.01 2,0601,080.19
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 15-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 938-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 132,452 0.06 58,880124.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 118,369 0.06 82,67843.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,809 0.01 29,602-43.22
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,625,700 1.73 3,708,197-2.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 751 0.00 1,283-41.47
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 231,399 0.11 188,52322.74
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 274,802 0.13 39,060603.54
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 551,670 0.26 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 231,772 0.11 1,255,411-81.54
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,971 0.00 11,388-47.57
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 45-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7 0.00 201-96.52
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 240-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10,227 0.00 13,715-25.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 695 0.00 19,276-96.39
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,789 0.00 1062,531.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19,504 0.01 13,71942.17
65 Headgear and parts thereof 170 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 12,709 0.01 12,755-0.36
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 918 0.00 117,871-99.22
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 82,458-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 765 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 130,150,821 62.11 39,032,703233.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 30,596 0.01 18,64164.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 46 0.00 9,742-99.53
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,102,384 0.53 3,076,365-64.17
78 Lead and articles thereof 716,700 0.34 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 161,501 0.08 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,084 0.00 2,562293.60
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 414 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,129,063 1.02 821,064159.31
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 8,433,103 4.02 13,037,522-35.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12,627,920 6.03 3,782,594233.84
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,753,086 0.84 995,01076.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 29,605 0.01 5,480440.24
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 20,156 0.01 9,391114.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12,761 0.01 81,093-84.26
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 251,333 0.12 41,456506.26
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 640,328 0.31 483,44032.45
SS Classified 212,234 0.10 13 0431,527.19

Russia’s Imports from Hong Kong

The major share of Russian imports from Hong Kong 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) - 68.27% of Russia’s total imports from Hong Kong (45.07% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.09% of Russia’s total imports from Hong Kong (9.89% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.89% of Russia’s total imports from Hong Kong (3.48% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.66% of Russia’s total imports from Hong Kong (13.32% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.65% of Russia’s total imports from Hong Kong (0.95% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.99% of Russia’s total imports from Hong Kong (3.18% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Hong Kong in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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 $20,331,390;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,986,439;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $1,861,291;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $984,548;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $701,772;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $495,169;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $396,664;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $267,380;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $254,979;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $217,180;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $184,145.

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

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $2,485,456;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,588,792;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $972,031;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $833,852;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $556,222;
  • 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 $299,494;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $266,663;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $264,746.
Russia’s imports from Hong Kong in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 711-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 571 0.00 97488.66
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 174 0.00 15,996-98.91
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 11,277 0.02 6,31578.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 247,570 0.41 547,064-54.75
29 Organic chemicals 84,394 0.14 198,370-57.46
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 12,512 0.02 85,980-85.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 39,722 0.07 28,14741.12
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 25,542 0.04 27,870-8.35
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 27,135 0.04 43,914-38.21
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7 0.00 266,670-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,599,400 5.90 2,614,85237.65
40 Rubber and articles thereof 291,937 0.48 36,958689.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 409,548 0.67 431,400-5.07
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 429,450 0.70 1,401,481-69.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 46,282 0.08 57,607-19.66
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 15,750 0.03 80,030-80.32
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 384,141 0.63 499,801-23.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 771,310 1.26 601,35428.26
52 Cotton 2,480 0.00 8,216-69.81
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 962 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 31,169 0.05 587,391-94.69
55 Man-made staple fibers 5,072 0.01 1,429254.93
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,075 0.00 48,062-97.76
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 12,174-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 16,084 0.03 8,70084.87
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,598 0.00 4,848-46.41
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 72,933 0.12 31,083134.64
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 768,400 1.26 1,602,252-52.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 869,292 1.42 2,458,084-64.64
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 221,868 0.36 244,329-9.19
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 215,538 0.35 109,49696.85
65 Headgear and parts thereof 11,362 0.02 55,216-79.42
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,193 0.00 421420.90
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 15,225 0.02 10,69142.41
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 68,019 0.11 41116,449.64
69 Ceramic products 115,071 0.19 54,181112.38
70 Glass and glassware 121,176 0.20 72,57366.97
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,230,516 3.65 369,225504.11
72 Iron and steel 270,980 0.44 3,6007,427.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 506,446 0.83 322,30157.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 702,245 1.15 473148,366.17
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 494,875 0.81 378,68230.68
79 Zinc and articles thereof 6,416 0.01 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 71,463 0.12 99,659-28.29
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 638,799 1.05 143,630344.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 293,721 0.48 405,312-27.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,689,637 12.60 3,703,198107.65
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 32,048,481 52.50 11,717,091173.52
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 4,203 0.01 18,692-77.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 578,637 0.95 843,383-31.39
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 23,600 0.04 144,113-83.62
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,330,881 2.18 1,113,70119.50
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 650,431 1.07 253,767156.31
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 101,948 0.17 27,324273.11
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 555,051 0.91 727,099-23.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,787,712 6.21 6,273,168-39.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 114,103 0.19 118,674-3.85
SS Classified 4,254 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia