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Russian trade in goods with Papua New Guinea in Q3 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 third quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $1,586,816, down 24.69% ($520,327) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $433,397, up 249.16% ($309,273) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were $1,153,419, down 41.84% ($829,600) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $720,022, a 61.27% decrease ($1,138,873) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 163rd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 156th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0009% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0014% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 167th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 175th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0004% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0001% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 124th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 121st in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0019% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0033% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 46.48% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (1.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.41% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (4.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (94.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $125,036;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $71,383;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $60,379;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $27,100;
  • 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 $8,956;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5,016;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,906.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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) - a decrease of $117,000;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2,100.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 117,000-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 125,036 28.85 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 2,100-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 71,383 16.47 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,016 1.16 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 57 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,906 0.67 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 60,379 13.93 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 13,980 3.23 5,024178.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,100 6.25 0
SS Classified 127,540 29.43 0

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian imports from Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (100.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $829,756.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,153,263 99.99 1,983,019-41.84
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 156 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia