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Russian trade in goods with Cyprus in Q1 2017

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 first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Cyprus totaled $85,897,141, up 40.63% ($24,816,717) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $82,713,616, up 41.81% ($24,386,262) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $3,183,525, up 15.64% ($430,455) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $79,530,091, a 43.11% increase ($23,955,807) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Cyprus was Russia’s 84th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 88th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0668% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0629% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Cyprus was Russia’s 72nd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0993% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0952% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Cyprus was Russia’s 111th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 109th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0070% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0077% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

The major share of Russian exports to Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 56.94% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (69.80% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.35% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (8.93% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.09% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (4.12% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.90% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (14.29% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.72% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.84% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.18% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (0.78% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $6,383,503;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,961,530;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $979,283;
  • 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 $838,790;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $509,518;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $350,968.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,616,563;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $3,342,039.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 13,953 0.02 27,464-49.20
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 50 0.00 0
10 Cereals 4,903,758 5.93 3,924,47524.95
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 16,886-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,247 0.02 235,595-92.25
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,141,477 1.38 1,003,69913.73
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 47,096,881 56.94 40,713,37815.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 965,838 1.17 897,1427.66
29 Organic chemicals 350,968 0.42 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,130 0.00 901,155.56
31 Fertilizers 45,593 0.06 96,232-52.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 432 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 340-100.00
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 686 0.00 56222.06
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 41,300 0.05 22,98079.72
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12,412 0.02 24,931-50.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,920 0.00 33,634-91.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 617 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 121-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 786,443 0.95 276,925183.99
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 162,518 0.20 148,9679.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 28,625 0.03 30,443-5.97
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 113-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 48,322-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 343 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 50-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 613-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,456 0.00 2281,415.79
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 27,488 0.03 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 285 0.00 10,368-97.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,714-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 110-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 434-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 8,019 0.01 29,575-72.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 61,304 0.07 0
72 Iron and steel 348,085 0.42 420,240-17.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,136 0.01 12,318-42.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 241,997 0.29 317,736-23.84
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,614,136 4.37 1,652,606118.69
78 Lead and articles thereof 70 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,042 0.00 273,759.26
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 950,697 1.15 4,567,260-79.18
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 1,103,378 1.33 264,588317.02
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 197,459 0.24 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,647 0.00 3,343,686-99.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 149,120 0.18 161,140-7.46
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 2,953-100.00
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 19,419 0.02 9,546103.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 3,192-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25 0.00 250.00
SS Classified 20,404,662 24.67 26 64676,476.83

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

The major share of Russian imports from Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 64.62% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (39.21% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.06% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (41.79% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.98% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (14.54% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.58% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (3.57% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.90% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,156,398;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $507,427;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $60,350;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $43,245;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $30,443;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $23,630;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $15,265;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $10,729.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,082,487;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $153,952;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $87,363;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $35,985;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $20,597;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $19,136;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $16,339.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 63,339 1.99 56,46012.18
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,528 0.05 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 126,371 3.97 111,10613.74
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 35,985-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,359-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 47,049 1.48 23,419100.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 4,953-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 79,525 2.50 166,888-52.35
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 20,597-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,935,875 60.81 779,477148.36
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 32,168 1.01 38,611-16.69
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 399 0.01 435-8.28
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 64,819 2.04 83,955-22.79
39 Plastics and articles thereof 23,035 0.72 176,987-86.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 974 0.03 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 10,729 0.34 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 700 0.02 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 348 0.01 27427.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 81,981 2.58 98,320-16.62
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 60,450 1.90 10060,350.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 68,047 2.14 1,150,534-94.09
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 60-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 856 0.03 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 507,427 15.94 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 30,443 0.96 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 666 0.02 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 46,795 1.47 3,5501,218.17

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia