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Russian trade in goods with Cyprus in Q2 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 second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Cyprus totaled $108,032,104, up 55.82% ($38,700,515) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $106,971,006, up 66.84% ($42,855,222) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $1,061,098, down 79.66% ($4,154,707) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $105,909,908, a 79.81% increase ($47,009,929) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Cyprus was Russia’s 81st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 84th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0773% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0637% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Cyprus was Russia’s 69th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 72nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1274% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0965% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Cyprus was Russia’s 127th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 99th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0019% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0123% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

The major share of Russian exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 74.01% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (67.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.32% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (7.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.84% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (5.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.93% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.29% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (15.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.41% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (2.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $36,132,089;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,402,476;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,110,946;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $472,979;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $382,349.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $8,575,725;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,637,841;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $905,374;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $701,112;
  • 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 $356,301.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 9,881 0.01 11,084-10.85
10 Cereals 4,488,419 4.20 3,085,94345.45
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 40,564-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 58,676 0.05 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 20,594 0.02 2528,072.22
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 1,813-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 5,705-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 11,477-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 365 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,877 0.02 44,573-55.41
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 1,637,841-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 26,400 0.02 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 37,380 0.03 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 79,135,767 73.98 43,003,67884.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 433,773 0.41 1,134,885-61.78
29 Organic chemicals 395,288 0.37 147,759167.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 114-100.00
31 Fertilizers 28,294 0.03 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,688 0.00 7,610-64.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,653 0.00 2,519-34.38
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 605 0.00 8,576,330-99.99
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 18-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 66,120 0.06 35,37586.91
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 12,664 0.01 32,084-60.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 419,866 0.39 37,5171,019.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15,584 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,809,383 1.69 698,437159.06
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 202,247 0.19 162,63424.36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 56,686 0.05 51,7679.50
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 29,172-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 144-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 912-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,529 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 48,916 0.05 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,472 0.01 2,711101.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 135 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 1,338-100.00
69 Ceramic products 12,606 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 28,011 0.03 17,36761.29
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16,589 0.02 0
72 Iron and steel 357,527 0.33 277,49628.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,485 0.01 213,912-93.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 628,365 0.59 554,82013.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,100,945 2.90 2,627,96618.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 27 0.00 961-97.19
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,086 0.00 116,116-98.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 134,846 0.13 1,040,220-87.04
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 19,516 0.02 375,817-94.81
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 998 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 196 0.00 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,341 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 279,523 0.26 79,660250.90
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 34,830 0.03 18,65486.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 28,536-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 371 0.00 312,266.67
SS Classified 15,039,482 14.06 0

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

The major share of Russian imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 54.04% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (54.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.29% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (5.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 11.46% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (1.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.89% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (36.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $207,452;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $24,765;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $9,027;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $4,406.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2,372,209;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $954,784;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $806,601;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $72,320;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $52,956;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $46,402;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $36,421;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $27,746;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $12,704;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $11,633;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $6,396.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 24,318 2.29 15,29159.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,663 0.53 12,059-53.04
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 158,714 14.96 205,116-22.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,406 0.42 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 54,063 5.10 54,749-1.25
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 27,746-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 234,025 22.05 2,606,234-91.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 36,421-100.00
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 207,793 19.58 34160,836.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 131,526 12.40 184,482-28.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 25 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 158 0.01 538-70.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 709 0.07 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 121,603 11.46 96,83825.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 2-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 12,704-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 266 0.03 16363.19
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 73,115 6.89 879,716-91.69
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 46 0.00 18155.56
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 954,784-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 72,320-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 44,650 4.21 56,283-20.67

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia