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Russian trade with Cyprus in 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 Cyprus in 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Cyprus totaled $798,472,653, up 154.00% ($484,108,229) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in 2018 totaled $786,488,813, up 156.80% ($480,228,279) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in 2018 totaled $11,983,840, up 47.88% ($3,879,950) from 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in 2018 was $774,504,973, a 159.76% increase ($476,348,329) over 2017.

Cyprus was Russia’s 73rd largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 88th in 2017), accounting for 0.1160% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0538% in 2017).

Cyprus was Russia’s 60th largest export market in 2018 (up from 74th in 2017), accounting for 0.1748% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0858% in 2017).

Cyprus was Russia’s 117th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 120th in 2017), accounting for 0.0050% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0036% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 63.15% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (64.91% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.80% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (3.21% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.41% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (7.67% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.19% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (5.78% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (3.84% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.70% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.95% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in 2018 over 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 $294,710,538;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $188,313,589;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $14,014,779;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $6,573,429;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $4,641,351;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $3,560,475;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $3,127,765;
  • Zinc and articles thereof (HS code 79) - an increase of $2,404,458.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
01 Live animals 22,018 0.00 55,921-60.63
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 50-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 132 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 159,061-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 57,124 0.01 0
10 Cereals 25,360,459 3.22 18,787,03034.99
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 31,980 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 481-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 38,299 0.00 39,613-3.32
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 58,676-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 8,734 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 30,118 0.00 24,31723.86
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,156 0.00 3,35923.73
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 41,742 0.01 16,987145.73
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,767 0.00 365932.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 359,016 0.05 223,55660.59
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,748,354 1.11 4,107,003113.01
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 26,400-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,256,552 0.41 128,7872,428.63
26 Ores, slag and ash 20,013 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 493,381,634 62.73 198,671,096148.34
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,085,966 0.52 4,084,8570.03
29 Organic chemicals 580,632 0.07 747,397-22.31
30 Pharmaceutical products 415 0.00 24,812-98.33
31 Fertilizers 33,650 0.00 74,119-54.60
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 86,734 0.01 15,800448.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 22,009 0.00 2,010994.98
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 12,491 0.00 5,854113.38
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 5,330-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 297,548 0.04 252,60817.79
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 11,485 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 129,736 0.02 85,75651.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 45,155 0.01 621,619-92.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 217,425 0.03 42,436412.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,262 0.00 3072,916.94
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 14,229,208 1.81 10,668,73333.37
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 19-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 823,890 0.10 828,310-0.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 178,809 0.02 256,580-30.31
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 414 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 106 0.00 16562.50
55 Man-made staple fibers 7,069 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,446,011 0.18 13,54110,578.76
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,443 0.00 10,019-65.64
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 247 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 169 0.00 170-0.59
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 20-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,778 0.00 21,228-82.20
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,815 0.00 91,717-94.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30,253 0.00 12,667138.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,734-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 306 0.00 1,998-84.68
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 328 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 366 0.00 2,677-86.33
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 43,354 0.01 19921,685.93
69 Ceramic products 63,130 0.01 12,606400.79
70 Glass and glassware 14,224 0.00 50,679-71.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 94,307 0.01 132,977-29.08
72 Iron and steel 14,372 0.00 875,114-98.36
73 Articles of iron or steel 419,545 0.05 118,365254.45
74 Copper and articles thereof 179 0.00 1,300,187-99.99
75 Nickel and articles thereof 734,132 0.09 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 29,350,032 3.73 15,335,25391.39
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 70-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,404,458 0.31 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,809 0.00 10,384-44.06
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,005 0.00 65,201-93.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,481,965 0.19 2,380,473-37.74
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 1,398,560 0.18 1,540,585-9.22
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 4,138 0.00 1,821127.24
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 148,142 0.02 1,755,439-91.56
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 191,819,577 24.39 3,505,9885,371.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 199,139 0.03 646,556-69.20
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 950 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 146,565 0.02 724,854-79.78
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 37,733 0.00 17,356117.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 18,258 0.00 7,721136.47
SS Classified 4,460,421 0.57 37 603 670-88.14

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 53.90% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (60.15% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.97% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (17.16% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.64% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (13.13% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.24% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (4.07% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.16% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (0.91% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2,453,784;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,661,008;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $232,817;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $134,002;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $112,362;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $85,292;
  • 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 $76,650;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $42,573.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $367,133;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $202,292;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $81,290;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $76,006;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $62,226;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $44,885;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $41,271.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 133,949 1.12 91,37646.59
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 21,086 0.18 25,884-18.54
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 655,268 5.47 668,899-2.04
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 280-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 24,808 0.21 21,09117.62
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,383 0.01 2,986-53.68
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 101-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 27,895 0.23 69,166-59.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 94 0.00 180-47.78
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 170,907 1.43 184,200-7.22
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 50 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,411,149 45.15 3,750,14144.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 284,201 2.37 171,83965.39
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 228,591 1.91 430,883-46.95
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 221,158 1.85 135,86662.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 306,903 2.56 382,909-19.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,279 0.06 3,072136.95
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 57,190 0.48 102,075-43.97
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 700-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 10,656 0.09 6981,426.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 61,924 0.52 58,6205.64
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 138 0.00 18666.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 267,893 2.24 330,119-18.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 387 0.00 138,600.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 133 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 12,560-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 22,640 0.19 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 25,490 0.21 60,631-57.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 613 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 12,548-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 233,156 1.95 33968,677.58
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18 0.00 117-84.62
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 380,808 3.18 747,941-49.09
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 82,923 0.69 6,2731,221.90
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 855-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,961,211 24.71 507,427483.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 47,100 0.39 128,390-63.31
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 7,356 0.06 2,405205.86
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 326,350 2.72 192,34869.67
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4 0.00 23-82.61
SS Classified 3,129 0.03 929236.81
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia