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Russian trade with Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea in 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea totaled $35,317,524, up 337.63% ($27,247,312) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2016 totaled $32,269,488, up 1,018.46% ($29,384,308) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2016 were $3,048,036, down 41.21% ($2,136,996) from 2015.

Russia’s trade balance with Papua New Guinea went from a deficit of $2,299,852 in 2015, to a surplus of $29,221,452 in 2016.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 134th largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 158th in 2015), accounting for 0.0076% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0015% in 2015).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 121st largest export market in 2016 (up from 162nd in 2015), accounting for 0.0113% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0008% in 2015).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 132nd largest supplier in 2016 (down from 126th in 2015), accounting for 0.0017% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0028% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.06% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.36% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.66% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (16.54% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.22% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (38.30% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.05% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (7.16% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea 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) - an increase of $31,956,648.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $929,708;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $283,551;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $140,013.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,330 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 31,967,042 99.06 10,394307,452.84
29 Organic chemicals 180,828 0.56 464,379-61.06
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,100 0.03 3,200153.13
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 0 0.00 6,006-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,856 0.03 5019,612.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,670 0.04 3,580253.91
70 Glass and glassware 2,700 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,608 0.04 151,621-92.34
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 300 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,510 0.01 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 54,900-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,190 0.05 944,898-98.39
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 39,184 0.12 89,427-56.18
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,170 0.05 70,707-77.13
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 086 018-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.98% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.96% in 2015).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $2,136,779.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,043,693 99.86 5,180,472-41.25
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,607 0.12 2,66435.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 95-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 5-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 675 0.02 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 128-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,519-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 30-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 61 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 8-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 20-100.00
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 0 0.00 31-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 26-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 34-100.00

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