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Russian trade in goods with Cyprus in Q3 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 third quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Cyprus was $56,530,217, down 17.82% ($12,257,699) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $54,644,553, up 26.45% ($11,428,926) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $1,885,664, down 92.63% ($23,686,625) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $52,758,889, a 199.03% increase ($35,115,551) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Cyprus was Russia’s 81st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 84th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0387% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0564% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Cyprus was Russia’s 69th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 72nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0640% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0601% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Cyprus was Russia’s 127th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 99th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0031% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0512% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

The major share of Russian exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 74.43% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (64.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.45% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (5.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.44% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (4.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.09% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.53% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (18.62% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.52% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (2.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $12,763,803;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2,100,000;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,984,586;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,924,345;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $480,769;
  • 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 $352,099;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $275,969.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,846,658;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,406,984;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,232,141;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $554,094;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $525,493;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $264,338;
  • 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 $258,710;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $184,940.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
01 Live animals 10,041 0.02 11,405-11.96
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 17,796 0.03 0
10 Cereals 1,497,694 2.74 5,344,352-71.98
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 481 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 62,184-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 264,338-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 178,138 0.33 363,078-50.94
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 768,840 1.41 2,000,981-61.58
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 30,976 0.06 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 40,641,562 74.37 27,877,75945.78
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,234,305 2.26 882,20639.91
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 134,989-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,251 0.02 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 8,228 0.02 3,144161.70
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 357 0.00 0
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 2,828 0.01 515,445.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5,076 0.01 4211,985.71
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 80,208 0.15 45,17577.55
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 26,322 0.05 34,563-23.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,105 0.01 1,988106.49
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,760 0.01 32,537-76.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 307 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,413,004 4.42 428,418463.24
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 19 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 297,156 0.54 246,72320.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 69,729 0.13 63,8749.17
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 9,676 0.02 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 29-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 20 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 15,216 0.03 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 13,109 0.02 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,865 0.01 1,280436.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,734 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,863 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2,677 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 128 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 2,910-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 119 0.00 525,612-99.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28,970 0.05 8,922224.70
72 Iron and steel 140,754 0.26 141,185-0.31
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,151 0.02 34,985-73.84
74 Copper and articles thereof 210,555 0.39 764,649-72.46
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,159,593 5.78 1,235,248155.79
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,232 0.00 148,700.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,059 0.00 301251.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 97,725 0.18 1,504,709-93.51
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 152,000 0.28 410,710-62.99
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 480,769 0.88 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,100,000 3.84 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 140,867 0.26 26,099439.74
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 309,801 0.57 33,832815.70
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17,356 0.03 8421,961.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,383 0.00 409238.14
SS Classified 436,748 0.80 726 084-39.85

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

The major share of Russian imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 72.36% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (3.83% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.57% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (1.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.53% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (94.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.80% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (0.46% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $218,444;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $114,790;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $54,024;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $32,902;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $14,659;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $13,701;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $12,548;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $11,143;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $5,799.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $23,900,000;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $74,111;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $72,321;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $46,139;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $33,535;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $25,265;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $22,719.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,719 0.20 3,32311.92
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7,553 0.40 8,327-9.30
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 166,670 8.84 160,8713.60
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 13,701 0.73 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,337 0.12 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,143 0.59 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 180 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 50,610 2.68 84,145-39.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 25,265-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 916,029 48.58 801,23914.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 25,272 1.34 10,613138.12
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 218,444 11.58 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 69,715 3.70 68,7261.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 132,970 7.05 100,06832.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,051 0.11 229,222.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 310-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 15,211 0.81 37,930-59.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 488-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 143 0.01 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 71,565 3.80 117,704-39.20
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 900-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,548 0.67 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 73 0.00 82-10.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 117 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,095 1.07 94,206-78.67
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 5,162 0.27 583785.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 23,900,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 97,948 5.19 43,924122.99
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 214 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 41,242 2.19 113,563-63.68
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 23 0.00 0
SS Classified 929 0.05 0

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