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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with the Philippines totaled $124,606,510, up 26.19% ($25,861,555) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $30,285,145, down 14.62% ($5,184,649) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $94,321,365, up 49.07% ($31,046,204) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $64,036,220, a 130.30% increase ($36,230,853) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

The Philippines was Russia’s 74th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 77th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0892% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0907% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The Philippines was Russia’s 94th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 85th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0361% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0534% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The Philippines was Russia’s 59th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 60th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1691% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1493% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

The major share of Russian exports to the Philippines 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) - 62.86% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (77.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 20.54% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (12.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.63% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.33% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.13% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (2.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.43% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (5.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $3,212,057;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,029,777;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $846,796;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $334,502.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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 $8,158,566;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $944,248;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $767,503;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $287,486;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $267,727;
  • 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 $117,800.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 1,833-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,509 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 43,572-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 202 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 16,946-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 675 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,536 0.01 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,212,057 10.61 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 267,727-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 19,036,862 62.86 27,195,428-30.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 54,920 0.18 172,720-68.20
29 Organic chemicals 63,968 0.21 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 50,400-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13,212 0.04 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 115,078 0.38 75,00053.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 68,455 0.23 87,117-21.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 328,367 1.08 615,853-46.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 952,383 3.14 105,587801.99
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 165,937 0.55 256,615-35.34
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,102,308 16.85 4,072,53125.29
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 151 0.00 72109.72
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,601 0.01 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 315 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 175 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 23,580 0.08 9,108158.89
72 Iron and steel 111,489 0.37 878,992-87.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,134 0.02 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 13 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25 0.00 944,273-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,275 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9,837 0.03 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 946,746 3.13 612,24454.64
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 1,056 0.00 7,419-85.77
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 37,101 0.12 40,755-8.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,052 0.08 0
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 106 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 13,869-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,733-100.00

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines 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) - 81.89% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (81.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.99% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (6.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.85% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (4.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.79% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (2.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines 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 $18,675,813;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,761,152;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2,512,152;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,465,332;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $782,628;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $616,314;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $584,442;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $456,706;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $337,404.

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

  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $711,421;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $375,762;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $332,553.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 13,939 0.01 12,60810.56
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 44,103 0.05 2,9981,371.08
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25,745 0.03 9,234178.81
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 14,285-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,925,794 5.22 2,413,642104.08
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,336 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 71-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,207,406 1.28 622,96493.82
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,751 0.00 3,110-43.70
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 462,494 0.49 5,7887,890.57
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 327,746 0.35 211,32755.09
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9,480 0.01 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 985,025 1.04 368,711167.15
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 62,670 0.07 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,680 0.00 2,5953.28
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 400,781 0.42 733,334-45.35
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15,788 0.02 391,550-95.97
29 Organic chemicals 252,244 0.27 185,97335.63
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 133,619 0.14 39,110241.65
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 96,179 0.10 73,16331.46
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 227 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 60,521 0.06 8,127644.69
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 204 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 294,631 0.31 43,361579.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 398,611 0.42 161,803146.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,341,951 2.48 876,619167.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 352,175 0.37 503,466-30.05
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 18,090 0.02 8,639109.40
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 4,919 0.01 9,138-46.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,723 0.00 215,971-99.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 790 0.00 186324.73
52 Cotton 13,088 0.01 48,812-73.19
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 21,157 0.02 26,304-19.57
54 Man-made filaments 6 0.00 198-96.97
55 Man-made staple fibers 64,736 0.07 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 139,238 0.15 112,81923.42
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 69,547 0.07 38182,918.42
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 156 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,545,703 2.70 2,313,27110.05
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 568,509 0.60 231,105146.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 727 0.00 51,045-98.58
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13,339 0.01 4728,280.85
65 Headgear and parts thereof 198,830 0.21 78,777152.40
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 806 0.00 3,179-74.65
69 Ceramic products 5,523 0.01 2,163155.34
70 Glass and glassware 1,479 0.00 97451.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 67 0.00 12,500-99.46
73 Articles of iron or steel 173,607 0.18 83,597107.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 865 0.00 405113.58
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 17,068 0.02 8213,250.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 876 0.00 1,046-16.25
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 25,446 0.03 29,709-14.35
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,973,587 22.24 15,212,43537.87
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 53,820,082 57.06 35,144,26953.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 349,477 0.37 212,63664.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,094,903 2.22 1,312,27559.64
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 48,644 0.05 34,99339.01
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 72,947 0.08 268,494-72.83
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 255,021 0.27 142,80778.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 322,061 0.34 1,033,482-68.84
SS Classified 77,248 0.08 0

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