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

Russia’s Trade with Kuwait

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Kuwait totaled $195,183,954, up 59.98% ($73,179,674) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Kuwait in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $194,903,739, up 59.75% ($72,900,641) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $280,215, up 23,606.85% ($279,033) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Kuwait in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $194,623,524, a 59.52% increase ($72,621,608) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Kuwait was Russia’s 70th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 74th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1335% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1001% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Kuwait was Russia’s 58th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 60th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2283% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1696% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Kuwait was Russia’s 167th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 175th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0000% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Kuwait

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 89.31% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (98.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.08% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (0.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.20% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (0.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $53,771,547;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $13,792,856;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,533,954;
  • 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 $1,046,933;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $857,556;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $621,467.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Kuwait 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
10 Cereals 13,792,856 7.08 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,269 0.00 6,6429.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 357,250 0.18 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 14,800-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 379,904 0.19 51,704634.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 492 0.00 58,000-99.15
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 135 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 96 0.00 43,073-99.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 190 0.00 10,104-98.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 65,741 0.03 3,2641,914.12
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 500-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 879,052 0.45 257,585241.27
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,041,175 0.53 183,619467.03
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 795 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,653 0.00 24,574-68.86
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 2,200-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 111 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 7,402 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 42 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 218,467 0.11 60,913258.65
74 Copper and articles thereof 173,813,036 89.18 120,041,48944.79
75 Nickel and articles thereof 902 0.00 1,799-49.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 32,900 0.02 5855,523.93
78 Lead and articles thereof 73 0.00 51,360.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 12,689-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,115 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,058,328 1.06 524,374292.53
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 1,610,155 0.83 563,222185.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 441,643 0.23 6,1567,074.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 181,938 0.09 95,87389.77
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 0 0.00 10,428-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,019 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 29,500-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Kuwait

The major share of Russian imports from Kuwait 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) - 99.84% of Russia’s total imports from Kuwait (49.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.02% of Russia’s total imports from Kuwait (50.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $279,256.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Kuwait 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
29 Organic chemicals 511 0.18 590-13.39
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 279,256 99.66 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 397 0.14 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 51 0.02 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 592-100.00

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