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Russian trade in goods with Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea in the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $840,519, down 40.66% ($575,967) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2018 were $23,079, down 94.84% ($424,103) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2018 were $817,440, down 15.67% ($151,864) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $794,361, a 52.14% increase ($272,239) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 165th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 155th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0011% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 179th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 153rd in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0005% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 133rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 127th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0015% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0021% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 92.20% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (63.62% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.80% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.58% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (20.86% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $21,279.

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $280,199;
  • 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 $46,400;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $44,800;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2,979;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,100;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,300;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $800.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 280,199-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 2,979-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21,279 92.20 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,300-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 4-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,800 7.80 2,600-30.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 44,800-100.00
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 0 0.00 46,400-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2,100-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 66 800-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) 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 (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea 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 increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $151,864.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 817,440 100.00 969,304-15.67
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