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

Russia’s Trade with Indonesia

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Indonesia was $2,583,456,545, down 21.06% ($689,314,398) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Indonesia in 2018 totaled $868,093,864, up 10.06% ($79,318,274) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Indonesia in 2018 were $1,715,362,681, down 30.94% ($768,632,672) from 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Indonesia in 2018 was $847,268,817, a 50.02% decrease ($847,950,946) over 2017.

Indonesia was Russia’s 44th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 38th in 2017), accounting for 0.3754% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5604% in 2017).

Indonesia was Russia’s 57th largest export market in 2018 (down from 54th in 2017), accounting for 0.1929% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2209% in 2017).

Indonesia was Russia’s 30th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 22nd in 2017), accounting for 0.7203% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.0944% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Indonesia

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 30.23% of Russia’s total exports to Indonesia (25.93% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.98% of Russia’s total exports to Indonesia (23.48% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 21.01% of Russia’s total exports to Indonesia (22.20% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.80% of Russia’s total exports to Indonesia (16.52% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.71% of Russia’s total exports to Indonesia (4.63% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.02% of Russia’s total exports to Indonesia (4.59% in 2017).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $57,840,120;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $15,200,584;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $9,356,292;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $8,177,127;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $6,478,414;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $5,260,459;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,537,442.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Indonesia 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 $23,112,196;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $6,454,699;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,620,103.
Russia’s exports to Indonesia in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 31,722 0.00 9,547232.27
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 908,482 0.10 585,76055.09
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13,495 0.00 36,186-62.71
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 3-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,558,984 0.29 2,834,910-9.73
10 Cereals 258,860,009 29.82 201,019,88928.77
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 27,421 0.00 3578,245.71
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 138 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 38,021-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 31-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 428-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 364-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 37-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 100 0.00 524-80.92
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,896 0.00 7,2948.25
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 21,495,031 2.48 21,122,3811.76
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 115,633,126 13.32 109,154,7125.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,978,347 0.80 4,715,90347.97
29 Organic chemicals 15,654,943 1.80 7,477,816109.35
30 Pharmaceutical products 54,979 0.01 50,9058.00
31 Fertilizers 174,217,848 20.07 164,861,5565.68
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 12,428 0.00 1965,310.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 400 0.00 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 163,886 0.02 71522,821.12
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 110 0.00 198-44.44
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 959,455 0.11 535,91079.03
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,441,257 0.28 1,578,88354.62
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,651,466 0.88 6,015,52727.20
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 532 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,170,472 0.25 502,389332.03
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 8,285,283 0.95 3,024,824173.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 30,399,787 3.50 33,019,890-7.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15,863 0.00 12912,196.90
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 369,597-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 33 0.00 868-96.20
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 14 0.00 32-56.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,838 0.00 752,350.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 90 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,873 0.00 362,333.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 52 0.00 144-63.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 480 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 196 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,933,368 0.34 1,205,422143.35
69 Ceramic products 241 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 2,392 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 140,593,849 16.20 125,393,26512.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 191,133 0.02 1,906,928-89.98
74 Copper and articles thereof 198,536 0.02 144137,772.22
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,346-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 41,244,297 4.75 47,698,996-13.53
78 Lead and articles thereof 169 0.00 197-14.21
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,841 0.00 1,605139.31
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 151,047 0.02 111,17335.87
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 394 0.00 15,032-97.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,304,177 0.50 27,416,373-84.30
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 5,654,656 0.65 3,451,06863.85
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 52,498 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,109,978 0.59 1,572,536224.95
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 8,107 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,394,274 0.28 3,781,317-36.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 33,510 0.00 36,209-7.45
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,050 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 25,388 0.00 14,02081.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,458 0.00 7,169-79.66
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 775 0.00 0
SS Classified 16,640,682 1.92 19 196 285-13.31

Russia’s Imports from Indonesia

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 50.57% of Russia’s total imports from Indonesia (37.71% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.73% of Russia’s total imports from Indonesia (9.92% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.75% of Russia’s total imports from Indonesia (39.00% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 11.29% of Russia’s total imports from Indonesia (8.20% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.99% of Russia’s total imports from Indonesia (0.96% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.21% of Russia’s total imports from Indonesia (0.78% in 2017).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $49,315,421;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $22,108,840;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $14,194,068;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $9,714,976;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $7,166,591;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,841,210.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Indonesia 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 $681,900,338;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $88,730,790;
  • 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 $41,103,871;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $26,071,256;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $24,791,710;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $12,543,809;
  • Tin and articles thereof (HS code 80) - a decrease of $6,643,688;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $5,401,876.
Russia’s imports from Indonesia in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
01 Live animals 11,767 0.00 11,5711.69
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 13,252,958 0.77 6,086,367117.75
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 7,736-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5,847 0.00 4,98717.24
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 410,810 0.02 388,7455.68
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,228,407 0.77 12,932,8102.29
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 30,798,924 1.80 119,529,714-74.23
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 288,534 0.02 268,6027.42
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,284,890 0.19 2,945,20011.53
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 42 0.00 11,749-99.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 717,272,073 41.81 695,163,2333.18
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 249,978 0.01 759,397-67.08
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,281,201 0.07 645,36098.53
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 71,869,677 4.19 84,413,486-14.86
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 89,495 0.01 108,942-17.85
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 558,764 0.03 191,100192.39
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,797,175 0.45 5,687,09337.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 427,519 0.02 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,090,880 0.18 2,598,55318.95
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,472,844 0.20 4,948,637-29.82
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19,330 0.00 21,458-9.92
26 Ores, slag and ash 348,427 0.02 146,496137.84
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 54,098 0.00 153,914-64.85
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 195,906 0.01 241,709-18.95
29 Organic chemicals 72,452,170 4.22 23,136,749213.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 333,191 0.02 162,142105.49
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,642,252 0.27 5,692,710-18.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,176,939 0.13 1,896,91814.76
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 2,627,575 0.15 3,946,623-33.42
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 238,934 0.01 249,075-4.07
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 193 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 35,946,522 2.10 33,301,7067.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,433,481 0.96 21,835,357-24.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 151,930,950 8.86 155,965,866-2.59
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 34,162 0.00 11,765190.37
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8,902,674 0.52 7,506,04518.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,850,272 0.52 5,480,17661.50
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 6-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 465,129 0.03 339,30237.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,483,826 0.67 13,608,646-15.61
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17,831 0.00 4,381307.01
52 Cotton 8,095,333 0.47 9,220,054-12.20
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 340,567 0.02 42,891694.03
54 Man-made filaments 2,075,914 0.12 1,454,21142.75
55 Man-made staple fibers 10,249,771 0.60 11,456,633-10.53
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 579,602 0.03 3,161,275-81.67
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 274,832 0.02 391,629-29.82
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 351,669 0.02 506,157-30.52
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 373,193 0.02 223,29367.13
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,250 0.00 56,482-97.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24,228,989 1.41 26,513,609-8.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 45,060,391 2.63 43,967,7592.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 829,169 0.05 781,4396.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 100,787,924 5.88 105,398,206-4.37
65 Headgear and parts thereof 244,559 0.01 294,476-16.95
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 8,655 0.00 1,784385.15
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 194,552 0.01 147,78131.65
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 596,601 0.03 704,678-15.34
69 Ceramic products 1,280,593 0.07 1,328,433-3.60
70 Glass and glassware 285,907 0.02 619,229-53.83
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 93,813 0.01 65,01744.29
72 Iron and steel 8,583,665 0.50 1,742,455392.62
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,215,981 0.71 2,501,005388.44
74 Copper and articles thereof 12,402 0.00 5,161140.30
75 Nickel and articles thereof 203,167 0.01 50,191304.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 150,168 0.01 145,4593.24
78 Lead and articles thereof 89 0.00 91-2.20
80 Tin and articles thereof 12,219,574 0.71 18,863,262-35.22
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 192 0.00 603-68.16
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 610,007 0.04 385,60858.19
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 102,664 0.01 187,547-45.26
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 72,678,737 4.24 754,579,075-90.37
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 129,357,460 7.54 170,461,331-24.11
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 123,731 0.01 1,024,406-87.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,169,180 0.53 9,005,3371.82
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 26,071,256-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,354,992 0.43 7,493,317-1.85
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26,363 0.00 14,39983.09
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 17,464,973 1.02 12,854,60835.87
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 11,542,478 0.67 36,334,188-68.23
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 36,710,665 2.14 22,516,59763.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,109,423 0.12 3,015,409-30.05
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 4,686-100.00
SS Classified 14,227,839 0.83 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia