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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with the Philippines totaled $144,490,640, up 24.64% ($28,562,235) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $48,016,276, up 141.78% ($28,156,740) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $96,474,364, up 0.42% ($405,495) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $48,458,088, a 36.41% decrease ($27,751,245) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

The Philippines was Russia’s 75th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1060% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0887% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The Philippines was Russia’s 82nd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 104th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0573% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0241% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The Philippines was Russia’s 59th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 56th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1840% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1987% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 51.98% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (69.15% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 28.04% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 12.81% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (26.60% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.83% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (2.20% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.60% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.19% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13,044,392;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $11,286,315;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,610,206;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $829,707;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $358,794;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $206,956;
  • 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 $193,983;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $189,234;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $168,000.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 190,432 0.40 1,19815,795.83
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 607-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 129,378-100.00
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 99,687 0.21 5,8931,591.62
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 163 0.00 685-76.20
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 288,924 0.60 350,326-17.53
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24,668,433 51.38 13,382,11884.34
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 42,340 0.09 56,810-25.47
29 Organic chemicals 40,234 0.08 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 175,500 0.37 7,5002,240.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 157,755 0.33 78,047102.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,904,128 3.97 293,922547.83
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 487,052 1.01 450,8398.03
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 129,705 0.27 127,2921.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,533,690 11.52 4,703,98317.64
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 624 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 38,173 0.08 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 93 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 267 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20,062 0.04 0
70 Glass and glassware 37 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 13,044,392 27.17 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 36,257 0.08 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 7,508 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 358,794 0.75 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,148 0.04 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 45 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 443,447 0.92 236,49187.51
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 193,983 0.40 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 866 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 129,617 0.27 77816,560.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,746 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines 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) - 80.63% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (83.25% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.70% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (8.04% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.79% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.40% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.37% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (2.53% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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 $4,496,942;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2,347,922;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,198,640;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $614,493;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $336,005.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Philippines 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 $7,252,368;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $466,668;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $383,753;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $337,411.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 11,018 0.01 12,444-11.46
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,949 0.00 4,049-27.17
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 24,803 0.03 3996,116.29
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 26,991-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,135,006 7.40 4,787,08449.05
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,874 0.00 3,307-43.33
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 107 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,367,563 1.42 1,416,445-3.45
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 3,632-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 28,895 0.03 27,2286.12
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 173,362 0.18 177,224-2.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 12,010 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,476 0.00 1,3509.33
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 430,309 0.45 357,07520.51
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 192,116 0.20 294,134-34.68
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,192 0.00 10,691-60.79
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 934,022 0.97 598,01756.19
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 466,668-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 735 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 162,374 0.17 211,020-23.05
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 120,620 0.13 56,997111.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 171,150 0.18 190,380-10.10
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 188 0.00 944-80.08
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 208,848 0.22 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 54,845 0.06 86,120-36.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 235,950 0.24 209,41212.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,335,498 1.38 1,672,909-20.17
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 551,647 0.57 353,46256.07
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13,892 0.01 9,53545.69
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 37,236 0.04 8,674329.28
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 22,678 0.02 17,27131.31
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 25,877 0.03 207,607-87.54
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 88 0.00 1,712-94.86
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 220-100.00
52 Cotton 16,208 0.02 48,895-66.85
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 8,505 0.01 70,159-87.88
54 Man-made filaments 219 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 84,875 0.09 176,814-52.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,433,893 3.56 2,235,25353.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 820,157 0.85 590,17138.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 38,783 0.04 40,364-3.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,746 0.00 702,394.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 212,029 0.22 101,871108.13
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,485 0.00 157845.86
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,602 0.00 1,703-5.93
69 Ceramic products 2,279 0.00 1181,831.36
70 Glass and glassware 2,441 0.00 2,502-2.44
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,183 0.00 2,23242.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 76,235 0.08 266,220-71.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 267 0.00 114134.21
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 226 0.00 673-66.42
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,711 0.00 1,153308.59
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 19,423 0.02 9,95095.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 23,129,213 23.97 18,632,27124.14
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 52,738,857 54.67 59,991,225-12.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 95,634 0.10 141,058-32.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,823,708 1.89 1,209,21550.82
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 40,434 0.04 42,235-4.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 554-100.00
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 62,725 0.07 68,921-8.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 72,886 0.08 269,605-72.97
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 520,707 0.54 904,460-42.43
SS Classified 605 0.00 47 905-98.74
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia