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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with the Philippines totaled $145,919,653, up 19.99% ($24,309,884) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $32,449,308, down 16.38% ($6,355,317) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $113,470,345, up 37.03% ($30,665,201) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $81,021,037, a 84.14% increase ($37,020,518) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

The Philippines was Russia’s 74th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 77th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0998% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0997% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The Philippines was Russia’s 94th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 85th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0380% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0539% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The Philippines was Russia’s 59th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 60th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1865% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1657% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

The major share of Russian exports to the Philippines 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) - 59.37% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (57.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 18.98% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (15.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.51% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (7.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.00% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.05% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (14.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.14% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (3.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $4,665,875;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,105,387;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $408,723;
  • 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 $202,243;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $120,151.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5,143,341;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $3,314,309;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,591,375;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,438,227;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $217,013;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $214,375.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,764 0.02 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 2,591,375-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 217,013-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 82,567-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 36,000 0.11 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 473 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,665,875 14.38 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 438,259 1.35 344,98927.04
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 18,827,510 58.02 22,141,819-14.97
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 191,273 0.59 219,515-12.87
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 52,551-100.00
31 Fertilizers 60,612 0.19 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 44,719-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 108,503 0.33 153,500-29.31
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 56,648 0.17 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 2,480-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 99,104 0.31 103,846-4.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,105,387 3.41 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 459,574 1.42 50,851803.77
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 195,243 0.60 131,03149.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,504,389 16.96 5,718,764-3.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 89 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 22,019 0.07 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 63,528 0.20 26,849136.61
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 2,350-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,867 0.01 1192,309.24
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 31,164 0.10 1,469,391-97.88
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,645 0.03 4,37697.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,017 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 159,324 0.49 5,302,665-97.00
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 5,705 0.02 80,491-92.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 175,151 0.54 55,000218.46
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,485 0.00 6,806-78.18
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 203,801 0.63 1,55812,980.94
SS Classified 16,899 0.05 0

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.80% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (81.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.96% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (8.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.44% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (2.58% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.60% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd 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 $14,964,242;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,994,888;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,419,222;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,333,137;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $1,062,628;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $794,675;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $548,305;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $367,285;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $357,865.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $820,507;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $564,960.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
01 Live animals 15,535 0.01 13,76312.88
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 11,459 0.01 168,364-93.19
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,410 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,576 0.00 11,077-85.77
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,420,852 7.42 5,001,63068.36
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 937 0.00 1,247-24.86
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 86-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,991,491 1.76 928,863114.40
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 2,250 0.00 3,280-31.40
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 371,689 0.33 4,4048,339.80
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 164,141 0.14 194,781-15.73
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8,585 0.01 1,853363.30
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,768 0.00 1,7461.26
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 742,034 0.65 483,43953.49
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 123,202 0.11 58,523110.52
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,192 0.01 7,58860.67
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 565,920 0.50 492,36414.94
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 564,960-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 162,139 0.14 399,571-59.42
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 156,622 0.14 145,0907.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 149,942 0.13 144,8923.49
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 828 0.00 7,737-89.30
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 124 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 118-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 43,069 0.04 182,171-76.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,641,339 1.45 308,202432.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,743,657 1.54 948,98283.74
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 932,438 0.82 574,57362.28
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 58,268 0.05 59,581-2.20
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 18,469 0.02 1,945849.56
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 7,459 0.01 18,689-60.09
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 32,400 0.03 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 12,440 0.01 109,428-88.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 281 0.00 2,928-90.40
52 Cotton 0 0.00 23,914-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 17,295 0.02 17,429-0.77
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 53-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 159,944 0.14 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 86,975 0.08 109,212-20.36
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 49,975 0.04 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 98 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,346,048 1.19 2,166,555-37.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 707,685 0.62 540,84530.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,404 0.00 47,620-94.95
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 325,245 0.29 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 248,683 0.22 131,72888.79
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 886 0.00 2,322-61.84
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,109 0.00 8,386-74.85
69 Ceramic products 1,899 0.00 3,000-36.70
70 Glass and glassware 210 0.00 791-73.45
73 Articles of iron or steel 153,788 0.14 60,979152.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 16,744 0.01 12812,981.25
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 413 0.00 7,484-94.48
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,662 0.00 90284.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16,634 0.01 22,569-26.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,872,323 22.80 16,877,43553.30
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 63,586,849 56.04 48,622,60730.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 225,826 0.20 129,89973.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,997,465 1.76 1,449,16037.84
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 44,680 0.04 104,379-57.19
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 5,065-100.00
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 161,523 0.14 137,08717.83
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 514,901 0.45 574,758-10.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 507,978 0.45 845,271-39.90
SS Classified 23,587 0.02 73 691-67.99

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