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Russian trade in goods with Cyprus in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Cyprus was $64,227,267, down 52.30% ($70,426,918) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $61,931,358, down 46.87% ($54,634,307) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $2,295,909, down 87.31% ($15,792,611) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $59,635,449, a 39.44% decrease ($38,841,696) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Cyprus was Russia’s 93rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 79th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0384% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0988% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Cyprus was Russia’s 80th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 69th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0602% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1390% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Cyprus was Russia’s 116th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 90th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0036% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0345% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

The major share of Russian exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 51.44% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (35.91% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.68% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (11.78% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.57% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (0.93% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.47% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (6.37% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.49% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (43.70% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.88% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (0.79% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $4,767,677;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,537,314;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,072,588;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $941,948;
  • 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 $797,850;
  • 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 $252,398;
  • 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 $204,730.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $49,148,239;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $10,062,353;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $3,692,595;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,205,110;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,324,408;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $278,510;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $199,585.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
01 Live animals 22,047 0.04 13,47063.67
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 141,265 0.23 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 10,648-100.00
10 Cereals 7,897,159 12.75 10,102,269-21.83
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 39,612 0.06 47,087-15.87
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,723 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,359 0.01 18,577-81.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 16,987 0.03 6,374166.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,294 0.01 16,592-56.04
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,196,686 3.55 3,521,094-37.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 60,431 0.10 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 31,796,885 51.34 41,859,238-24.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,450,939 2.34 653,089122.17
29 Organic chemicals 1,140 0.00 95,204-98.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,431 0.02 0
31 Fertilizers 232 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,452 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 1,672-100.00
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 1,736 0.00 89095.06
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 254 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 64,980 0.10 29,750118.42
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 34,357 0.06 34,974-1.76
39 Plastics and articles thereof 194,727 0.31 76,203155.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,475 0.03 23,578-21.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,659,908 9.14 892,231534.35
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 34,877-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 166,390 0.27 64,372158.48
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 101,539 0.16 91,14111.41
54 Man-made filaments 16 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 13,541 0.02 98,777-86.29
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 170 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 27 0.00 170-84.12
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,204 0.00 277695.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 43 0.00 1,212-96.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 71 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 14,530 0.02 17,544-17.18
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26,113 0.04 4,892433.79
72 Iron and steel 28,747 0.05 228,332-87.41
73 Articles of iron or steel 88,592 0.14 77,63414.11
74 Copper and articles thereof 219,271 0.35 497,781-55.95
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,692,595-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,460,580 8.82 2,923,26686.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,083 0.01 5041,503.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 62,056 0.10 4,3981,311.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,197,203 1.93 255,255369.02
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 265,693 0.43 13,2951,898.44
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 823 0.00 9,637-91.46
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,077,015 1.74 4,42724,228.33
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,402,000 2.26 50,550,239-97.23
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 77,046 0.12 105,513-26.98
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,335-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 254-100.00
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 360,804 0.58 156,074131.17
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,943 0.01 1,713246.94
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 47,690-100.00
SS Classified 1,722,779 2.78 279 521516.33

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

The major share of Russian imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 52.96% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (13.21% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.60% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (83.79% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.12% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (1.68% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.52% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.39% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (0.65% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $561,241;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $60,527;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $58,813;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $57,761;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $46,036;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $28,299;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $12,560.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $15,050,000;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $960,197;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $211,938;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $105,068;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $77,504;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $66,546;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $63,376;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $62,068;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $19,166.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11,141 0.49 9,50617.20
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 217,147 9.46 188,84814.99
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 280 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,984 0.13 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 649 0.03 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 101 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 133 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 105,068-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 62,068-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,011,237 44.05 1,971,434-48.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 114,400 4.98 53,873112.35
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 4,247 0.18 3351,167.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,332 0.06 67,878-98.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 84,586 3.68 296,524-71.47
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 73,043 3.18 14,230413.30
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 192 0.01 572-66.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 57,768 2.52 7825,157.14
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 54,971 2.39 118,347-53.55
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 19,166-100.00
69 Ceramic products 12,560 0.55 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 181 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 586,683 25.55 25,4422,205.96
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 1,065 0.05 3,511-69.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 15,050,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 77,504-100.00
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 1,526 0.07 1,3939.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 59,661 2.60 13,625337.88
SS Classified 0 0.00 9 189-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia