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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with the Philippines totaled $95,669,154, up 25.74% ($19,584,632) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $19,314,793, down 21.53% ($5,298,087) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $76,354,361, up 48.34% ($24,882,719) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $57,039,568, a 112.37% increase ($30,180,806) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

The Philippines was Russia’s 81st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0744% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0784% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The Philippines was Russia’s 98th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 94th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0232% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0402% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The Philippines was Russia’s 61st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1689% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1438% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 34.48% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (25.92% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.96% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (69.21% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 26.39% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.80% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.92% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.23% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.46% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (3.73% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.77% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.09% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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) - an increase of $4,523,641;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,140,689;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $402,521;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $377,456;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $199,200;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $137,467;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $93,383.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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) - a decrease of $11,839,753;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $174,292;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $151,431;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $126,785.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3,208 0.02 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 43,854-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 13,829-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 256 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,140,689 5.91 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 279,500 1.45 267,7404.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,927,721 25.51 16,767,474-70.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 93,383 0.48 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 7,555-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 144,967 0.75 7,5001,832.89
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 2,087-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,085 0.03 156,516-96.75
40 Rubber and articles thereof 618,113 3.20 744,898-17.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 660,738 3.42 258,217155.88
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 186,849 0.97 135,99937.39
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,811,604 30.09 5,985,896-2.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 42-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 72-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 500-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 12-100.00
72 Iron and steel 4,523,641 23.42 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 233 0.00 756-69.18
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 573,877 2.97 196,421192.17
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 133-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 73 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 69,909 0.36 13,084434.31
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 7,961 0.04 1,179575.23
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 199,200 1.03 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 64,720 0.34 9,116609.96
SS Classified 3,066 0.02 0

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines 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) - 80.50% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (74.71% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.69% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (10.78% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.83% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (4.61% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.25% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (7.60% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines 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 $11,609,450;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $10,333,404;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,785,150;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,147,089;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $998,272;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $390,180;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $358,591;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $334,383.

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,564,190;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,040,934;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $231,680.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 11,590 0.02 10,6498.84
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,185 0.00 4,690-53.41
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,576 0.01 26,864-75.52
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 31,032 0.04 4765,925.53
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,858,598 5.05 2,073,44886.10
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,768 0.00 906205.52
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 531 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,873,055 2.45 874,783114.12
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,085 0.00 4,582-76.32
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 370,256 0.48 35,873932.13
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 235,785 0.31 68,335245.04
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,368 0.01 2,336129.79
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 12,878 0.02 1,600704.88
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 643,241 0.84 284,650125.98
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 78,166 0.10 87,063-10.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,001 0.01 3,298112.28
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 9,130-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,018,733 1.33 2,059,667-50.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 231,680-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,310 0.00 178635.96
29 Organic chemicals 236,163 0.31 278,946-15.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 12-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 233,635 0.31 209,47311.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 39,152 0.05 135,243-71.05
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 22,560 0.03 3456,439.13
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 147 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 223,386 0.29 142,63256.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 276,822 0.36 134,683105.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,447,522 1.90 3,011,712-51.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 383,077 0.50 306,73624.89
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 15,693 0.02 4,444253.13
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 12,833 0.02 12,0466.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,484 0.01 51,254-87.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 796 0.00 1,974-59.68
52 Cotton 27,179 0.04 48,811-44.32
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 4,172 0.01 33,376-87.50
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 371-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 71,673 0.09 80,331-10.78
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 15,190 0.02 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 2,463-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,640,700 2.15 1,442,42013.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 848,096 1.11 628,44134.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,544 0.04 32,864-0.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 132,635 0.17 88150,621.59
65 Headgear and parts thereof 153,153 0.20 101,18351.36
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 49-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,449 0.00 2,273-36.25
69 Ceramic products 2,380 0.00 581309.64
70 Glass and glassware 10,276 0.01 1,953426.16
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,382 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 52,881 0.07 104,567-49.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 259 0.00 553-53.16
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,971 0.00 5,505-46.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 352 0.00 261,253.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 50,293 0.07 10,573375.67
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,423,009 26.75 10,089,605102.42
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 38,654,480 50.63 27,045,03042.93
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 195,089 0.26 276,693-29.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,191,596 2.87 1,044,507109.82
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 165,904 0.22 101,66163.19
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 46,131 0.06 49,011-5.88
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 61,382 0.08 88,389-30.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 506,202 0.66 116,022336.30
SS Classified 555 0.00 95 017-99.42

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia