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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In 2016, Russia’s trade with the Philippines was $439,974,947, down 25.11% ($147,489,873) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2016 were $145,788,776, down 54.62% ($175,489,053) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2016 totaled $294,186,171, up 10.52% ($27,999,180) from 2015.

Russia’s trade balance with the Philippines went from a surplus of $55,090,838 in 2015, to a deficit of $148,397,395 in 2016.

The Philippines was Russia’s 78th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 76th in 2015), accounting for 0.0941% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1116% in 2015).

The Philippines was Russia’s 91st largest export market in 2016 (down from 70th in 2015), accounting for 0.0511% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0935% in 2015).

The Philippines was Russia’s 60th largest supplier in 2016 (just as in 2015), accounting for 0.1614% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1457% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 63.07% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (88.50% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 15.62% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (7.04% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.94% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (2.96% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.73% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.21% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.30% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.96% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.26% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.30% in 2015).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,801,155;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $5,599,085;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,945,571;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,156,524;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $764,800.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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 $192,256,083.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,833 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 190,432 0.13 2,3797,904.71
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 607-100.00
10 Cereals 2,591,375 1.78 645,804301.26
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 304,439 0.21 267,34213.88
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 32,989-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 680-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 213,029 0.15 5,8933,514.95
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 163 0.00 1,955-91.66
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,169,379 0.80 1,296,004-9.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 90,773,152 62.26 283,029,235-67.93
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 434,575 0.30 305,46142.27
29 Organic chemicals 92,785 0.06 16,020479.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 50,400 0.03 42,00020.00
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 274,617-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 52,274 0.04 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 411,500 0.28 7,5005,386.67
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,567 0.00 14,720-68.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 505,234 0.35 300,69868.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,264,876 2.24 2,108,35254.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 174 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 901,707 0.62 714,11726.27
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 653,350 0.45 585,66411.56
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21,210,458 14.55 21,316,693-0.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 738 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 72 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 500 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 2,568-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 38,173 0.03 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 93 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 76-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 267 0.00 2,120-87.41
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 56,031 0.04 30186,670.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 5,203-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 2,387 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 13,923,384 9.55 8,324,29967.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 37,132 0.03 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 7,508 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,954,510 1.34 1,189,71064.28
79 Zinc and articles thereof 133 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,376 0.00 4,0129.07
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,148 0.01 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 45 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,371,439 4.37 570,2841,017.24
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 283,072 0.19 74,902277.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 96,621 0.07 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 145,539 0.10 15,901815.28
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 13,869 0.01 13,6131.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8,479 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.97% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (77.14% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.41% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (10.68% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.38% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.99% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.31% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (5.12% in 2015).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $20,280,247;
  • 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 $10,807,181;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $3,082,019;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,317,822.

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $3,891,610;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $2,216,587;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,186,602.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 48,038 0.02 64,426-25.44
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 179,001 0.06 15,9161,024.66
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 60,900 0.02 104,112-41.51
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 25,409 0.01 51,943-51.08
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 16,623,727 5.65 16,994,787-2.18
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,027 0.00 4,299-6.33
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 264 0.00 18443.48
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,818,952 1.30 6,035,539-36.73
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 10,973 0.00 19,826-44.65
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 74,960 0.03 119,010-37.01
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 647,805 0.22 430,74850.39
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 16,199 0.01 116,382-86.08
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,822 0.00 3,85025.25
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,570,881 0.53 1,502,9354.52
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 337,702 0.11 987,427-65.80
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 17,673 0.01 77,290-77.13
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 9,130 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,219,387 1.43 1,901,565121.89
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,188,190 0.40 556,588113.48
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 913 0.00 26,905-96.61
29 Organic chemicals 1,026,864 0.35 836,20722.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 12 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 514,293 0.17 321,14060.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 524,553 0.18 413,75526.78
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 8,270 0.00 986738.74
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 8,127 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 208,967 0.07 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 423,010 0.14 1,226,366-65.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 841,466 0.29 728,63915.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,172,874 2.10 10,064,484-38.67
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,936,421 0.66 1,329,55445.64
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 73,473 0.02 115,597-36.44
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 52,262 0.02 50,6803.12
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 62,551 0.02 81,736-23.47
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 402,531 0.14 843,313-52.27
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,177 0.00 3,28357.69
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 220-100.00
52 Cotton 137,745 0.05 124,24610.86
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 85,614 0.03 191,477-55.29
54 Man-made filaments 470 0.00 3,062-84.65
55 Man-made staple fibers 371 0.00 62,632-99.41
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 387,236 0.13 779,644-50.33
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 38 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,463 0.00 1417,492.86
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 9,356,142 3.18 6,274,12349.12
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,220,582 0.75 2,714,629-18.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 170,311 0.06 152,25211.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,882 0.00 671180.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 523,719 0.18 327,90659.72
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3,856 0.00 2,02590.42
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 15,439 0.01 8,27586.57
69 Ceramic products 8,023 0.00 4,17192.35
70 Glass and glassware 6,158 0.00 44,234-86.08
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 15,683 0.01 33,270-52.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 325,630 0.11 467,546-30.35
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,354 0.00 2,459-44.94
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13,221 0.00 65,467-79.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,684 0.00 2,231199.60
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 82,273 0.03 146,151-43.71
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 65,308,934 22.20 45,028,68745.04
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 163,596,626 55.61 152,789,4457.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 714,865 0.24 690,1053.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,629,653 1.91 6,816,255-17.41
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 281,466 0.10 247,95313.52
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5,065 0.00 554814.26
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 517,316 0.18 272,24890.02
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 878,842 0.30 774,65913.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,515,484 0.86 3,015,070-16.57
SS Classified 253,222 0.09 115 838118.60

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia