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Russian trade in goods with Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea in the fourth quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea totaled $1,720,282, up 59.26% ($640,083) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $416,150, up 60.84% ($157,414) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $1,304,132, up 58.76% ($482,669) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $887,982, a 57.80% increase ($325,255) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 164th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0010% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0008% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 167th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 166th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0004% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0003% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 125th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 128th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0020% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0016% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea 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) - 82.60% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (18.74% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.84% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (9.90% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.22% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (5.49% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (64.82% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $254,321;
  • 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 $39,366;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $22,668;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $14,100;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $7,723;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4,343;
  • 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 $1,400.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $167,700;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $8,467;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $4,510;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $2,700;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,640.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 167,700-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 292,786 70.36 38,465661.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,343 1.04 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 14,100 3.39 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,182 6.05 2,514901.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,330 1.76 7,520-2.53
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,400 0.34 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 2,700-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 936 0.22 9,403-90.05
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 300-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 4,510-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,250 1.26 7,890-33.46
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 47,100 11.32 7,734509.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17,723 4.26 10,00077.23

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.92% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $485,688.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea 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 1,304,132 100.00 818,44459.34
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 2,344-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 675-100.00
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