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

Russia’s Trade with Malta

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Malta was $620,201,819, down 7.72% ($51,919,016) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $614,758,647, down 7.44% ($49,384,806) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $5,443,172, down 31.77% ($2,534,210) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $609,315,475, a 7.14% decrease ($46,850,596) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Malta was Russia’s 41st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 31st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4438% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6175% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Malta was Russia’s 29th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 21st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.7321% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.9995% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Malta was Russia’s 103rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 95th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0098% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0188% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Malta

The major share of Russian exports to Malta 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) - 99.41% of Russia’s total exports to Malta (99.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malta 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) - a decrease of $47,929,601.
Russia’s exports to Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
10 Cereals 0 0.00 481,685-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 611,127,545 99.41 659,057,146-7.27
29 Organic chemicals 2,933,295 0.48 3,442,696-14.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 394-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 733-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20,105 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 273,855-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 23-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,500 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,380-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 554-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 284-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 569-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 12,899-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,156 0.00 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 0 0.00 6,385-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 637,588 0.10 863,298-26.15
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 32,458 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,552-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malta

The major share of Russian imports from Malta 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) - 74.65% of Russia’s total imports from Malta (68.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.14% of Russia’s total imports from Malta (27.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.06% of Russia’s total imports from Malta (2.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $24,033;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $20,980.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malta 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 $1,440,192;
  • 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 $652,538;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $270,999;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $171,562;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $19,640;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $17,549.
Russia’s imports from Malta in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
29 Organic chemicals 4,488 0.08 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,952,956 72.62 5,393,148-26.70
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 688 0.01 2,230-69.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,041 0.46 44,681-43.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 80,380 1.48 56,34742.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 22,908 0.42 18,70322.48
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 453-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 825 0.02 15,101-94.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 875 0.02 172,437-99.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 410 0.01 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 568 0.01 767-25.95
65 Headgear and parts thereof 804 0.01 7408.65
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 111-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 2,675 0.05 5,064-47.18
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 213-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,651 0.18 5,96361.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 863 0.02 224285.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,420 0.12 23,969-73.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27,840 0.51 6,860305.83
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 1,222,301 22.46 1,874,839-34.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 100 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 63,506 1.17 334,505-81.01
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 5,065 0.09 6,915-26.75
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,808 0.27 14,1124.93

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