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Russian trade in goods with Kuwait 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 Kuwait in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Kuwait

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Kuwait totaled $159,427,157, up 54.10% ($55,968,551) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Kuwait in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $159,424,789, up 54.10% ($55,966,183) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $2,368, up ∞% ($2,368) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Kuwait in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $159,422,421, a 54.09% increase ($55,963,815) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Kuwait was Russia’s 69th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 75th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1240% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1066% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Kuwait was Russia’s 58th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 62nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1913% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1688% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Kuwait was Russia’s 174th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (there were no Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports.

Russia’s Exports to Kuwait

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 97.18% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (97.48% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.24% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (0.96% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.21% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (1.35% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $55,104,611;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,171,056;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $519,481.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,135,394.
Russia’s exports to Kuwait in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 56,805 0.04 33,36470.26
10 Cereals 0 0.00 9,372-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 850 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 23,110-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,993 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,363 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 5,987-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 325,735 0.20 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 481 0.00 14,500-96.68
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 4,534-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 104,821 0.07 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,109 0.02 8,614203.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,555 0.01 5535,454.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 996 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,243,757 0.78 724,27671.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 685,637 0.43 667,3202.74
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 500-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,227 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 23,298 0.01 11,530102.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,400 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 25 0.00 16,352-99.85
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 5,983-100.00
72 Iron and steel 11 0.00 1,135,405-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 85,894 0.05 23,956258.55
74 Copper and articles thereof 154,799,424 97.10 99,694,81355.27
75 Nickel and articles thereof 36 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 34,153 0.02 6135,471.45
78 Lead and articles thereof 144 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,036 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 18 0.00 38-52.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1 0.00 82-98.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,256,724 0.79 85,6681,366.97
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 542,188 0.34 805,317-32.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 26,156 0.02 4,440489.10
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 148,094 0.09 102,74244.14
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 20,858 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 76,500-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 3,040-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 495-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Kuwait

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 77.49% of Russia’s total imports from Kuwait (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.51% of Russia’s total imports from Kuwait (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $1,835;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $533.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Kuwait 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
29 Organic chemicals 533 22.51 0
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 1,835 77.49 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia