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Russian trade in goods with Papua New Guinea in Q2 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 second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $789,828, down 16.57% ($156,867) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $423,873, up 402.84% ($339,577) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $365,955, down 57.57% ($496,444) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade balance with Papua New Guinea went from a deficit of $778,103 in the 2nd quarter of 2017, to a surplus of $57,918 in the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 172nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 162nd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0007% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 169th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 178th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0004% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0001% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 139th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 130th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0006% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0015% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 68.45% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (2.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.20% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (15.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.35% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (13.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $287,654;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $128,000.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd 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 $13,201;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5,352.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,739 1.35 11,091-48.26
29 Organic chemicals 287,654 67.86 0
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 2,480 0.59 2,2649.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 200-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 540-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 128,000 30.20 0
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 13,201-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 57 000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.09% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $4,789;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,341.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $504,574.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 357,825 97.78 862,399-58.51
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,789 1.31 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,341 0.64 0
SS Classified 1,000 0.27 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia