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

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $946,695, down 88.87% ($7,556,930) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $84,296, down 98.93% ($7,777,409) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $862,399, up 34.35% ($220,479) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with Papua New Guinea went from a surplus of $7,219,785 in the 2nd quarter of 2016, to a deficit of $778,103 in the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 162nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 126th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0007% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0078% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 178th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 114th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0118% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 130th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 132nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0015% of Russia’s total imports (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.66% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.16% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (98.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.92% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (1.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $12,751;
  • 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 $2,264.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea 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 $7,725,461;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $102,436;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $7,342;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,300;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $4,950;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,665;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $270.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11,091 13.16 7,736,552-99.86
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 102,436-100.00
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 2,264 2.69 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 7,342-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 200 0.24 5,150-96.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 540 0.64 2,205-75.51
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 7,300-100.00
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 13,201 15.66 4502,833.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 270-100.00
SS Classified 57,000 67.62 0

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $220,540.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea 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 decrease.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 862,399 100.00 641,85934.36
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 61-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia