Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade in goods with Malta in Q1 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Malta in the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Malta

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Malta totaled $1,212,644,305, up 59.43% ($452,013,438) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $1,202,281,788, up 59.39% ($447,999,593) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $10,362,517, up 63.22% ($4,013,845) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $1,191,919,271, a 59.36% increase ($443,985,748) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Malta was Russia’s 31st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 34th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.7693% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5917% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Malta was Russia’s 19th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 27th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.1670% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.9051% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Malta was Russia’s 95th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 98th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0190% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0140% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Malta

The major share of Russian exports to Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 99.77% of Russia’s total exports to Malta (99.69% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $447,642,624.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
10 Cereals 8,057 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,199,552,640 99.77 751,910,01659.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 90 0.00 174-48.28
29 Organic chemicals 1,265,891 0.11 0
31 Fertilizers 661 0.00 58612.80
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 0 0.00 236-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,563 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 505-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 22,564 0.00 62,048-63.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 596,435 0.05 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 12,000 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 89 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 480 0.00 2,692-82.17
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 0 0.00 1,076-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 60,570 0.01 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 1,541,884-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 759,748 0.06 741,9582.40
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 2,960-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 18,060-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malta

The major share of Russian imports from Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.52% of Russia’s total imports from Malta (20.29% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 46.87% of Russia’s total imports from Malta (78.77% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,500,000;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $327,535.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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) - a decrease of $654,749;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $126,869.
Russia’s imports from Malta in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 565-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 341 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,778,747 46.12 4,905,616-2.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,839 0.11 19,968-40.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 66,099 0.64 75,210-12.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 11,192-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 68 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,932 0.07 21,586-67.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,374 0.12 12,917-4.20
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 735 0.01 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 279 0.00 70298.57
70 Glass and glassware 2,842 0.03 1,62275.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,889 0.09 8,6103.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 750 0.01 7164.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,804 0.04 1,717121.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 646 0.01 19,456-96.68
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 557,213 5.38 1,211,962-54.02
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 339 0.00 261,203.85
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,500,000 43.43 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 384,236 3.71 56,701577.65
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 26,369 0.25 7383,473.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15 0.00 0
Share the publication on:

Reports and reviews archive

2018 г.:JanFebMarAprMay
2017 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2016 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia