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Russian trade in goods with the Philippines 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 the Philippines in the third quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with the Philippines totaled $292,310,652, up 100.32% ($146,390,999) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $188,001,331, up 479.37% ($155,552,023) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were $104,309,321, down 8.07% ($9,161,024) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade balance with the Philippines went from a deficit of $81,021,037 in the 3rd quarter of 2017, to a surplus of $83,692,010 in the 3rd quarter of 2018.

The Philippines was Russia’s 65th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 74th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1699% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0998% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The Philippines was Russia’s 63rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 93rd in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1676% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0380% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The Philippines was Russia’s 56th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1742% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1865% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 47.99% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (59.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 27.69% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.18% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (14.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.09% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (18.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.14% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.86% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (5.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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) - an increase of $71,373,529;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $52,053,241;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $28,518,859;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $3,187,668;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,692,910;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $998,303.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $946,190;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $856,478.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 6,764-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 34,408 0.02 0
10 Cereals 28,518,859 15.17 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 16,101 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 11,700 0.01 36,000-67.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 334 0.00 473-29.39
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,719,685 1.98 4,665,875-20.28
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 24,136 0.01 438,259-94.49
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 90,201,039 47.98 18,827,510379.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,189,576 0.63 191,273521.93
30 Pharmaceutical products 33,588 0.02 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 60,612-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 79,814 0.04 108,503-26.44
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 56,648-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 69,062 0.04 99,104-30.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 248,909 0.13 1,105,387-77.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 70 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 771,266 0.41 459,57467.82
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 101,498 0.05 195,243-48.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,692,057 4.62 5,504,38957.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 822 0.00 89823.60
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 22,019-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 102 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 40 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 128 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 20 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 40 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 44,949 0.02 63,528-29.25
72 Iron and steel 52,053,241 27.69 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,005 0.00 2,8674.81
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 31,164-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 8,645-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 130 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 895 0.00 3,017-70.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 141,171 0.08 159,324-11.39
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 59,216 0.03 5,705937.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,868,061 0.99 175,151966.54
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 83,649 0.04 1,4855,532.93
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 90 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 600 0.00 0
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 0.00 203,801-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 27,358 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 150 0.00 0
SS Classified 5,561 0.00 16 899-67.09

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 82.11% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (80.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.30% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (10.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.51% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.44% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.44% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (2.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,024,819;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $930,119;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $395,811.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $8,490,749;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,281,182;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $737,768;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $558,812;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $436,118;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $395,363;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $358,166;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $323,479.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
01 Live animals 20,510 0.02 15,53532.02
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,869 0.00 11,459-66.24
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25,391 0.02 3,410644.60
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 1,576-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 7,683,084 7.37 8,420,852-8.76
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 937-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,555,373 1.49 1,991,491-21.90
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 2,250-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 13,523 0.01 371,689-96.36
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 250,458 0.24 164,14152.59
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 8,585-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,257 0.00 1,76827.66
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 537,801 0.52 742,034-27.52
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 43,440 0.04 123,202-64.74
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,762 0.01 12,192-28.13
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 602,071 0.58 565,9206.39
29 Organic chemicals 396,888 0.38 162,139144.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 158,139 0.15 156,6220.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 40,176 0.04 149,942-73.21
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 242,515 0.23 82829,189.25
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 23 0.00 124-81.45
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 973,188 0.93 43,0692,159.60
39 Plastics and articles thereof 360,157 0.35 1,641,339-78.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,490,353 1.43 1,743,657-14.53
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 537,075 0.51 932,438-42.40
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 153,433 0.15 58,268163.32
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,214 0.00 18,469-82.60
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 817 0.00 7,459-89.05
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 32,400-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,766 0.01 12,440-21.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 260 0.00 281-7.47
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 941 0.00 17,295-94.56
54 Man-made filaments 20,467 0.02 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 159,944-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21,982 0.02 86,975-74.73
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 63,387 0.06 49,97526.84
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 162 0.00 9865.31
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 787,236 0.75 1,346,048-41.52
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 861,091 0.83 707,68521.68
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,914 0.01 2,404229.20
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 631,641 0.61 325,24594.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 154,866 0.15 248,683-37.73
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 886-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,287 0.01 2,109292.94
69 Ceramic products 9,453 0.01 1,899397.79
70 Glass and glassware 17 0.00 210-91.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 140,704 0.13 153,788-8.51
74 Copper and articles thereof 78 0.00 16,744-99.53
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,564 0.00 413762.95
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 877 0.00 1,662-47.23
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 38,019 0.04 16,634128.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27,897,142 26.74 25,872,3237.83
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 55,096,100 52.82 63,586,849-13.35
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 259,150 0.25 225,82614.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,393,276 2.29 1,997,46519.82
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 17,150 0.02 44,680-61.62
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 37,665 0.04 161,523-76.68
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 191,422 0.18 514,901-62.82
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 532,911 0.51 507,9784.91
SS Classified 21,276 0.02 23 587-9.80
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia