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Russian trade in goods with Papua New Guinea in Q1 2019

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 first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea totaled $1,745,103, up 107.62% ($904,584) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $189,052, up 719.15% ($165,973) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $1,556,051, up 90.36% ($738,611) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $1,366,999, a 72.09% increase ($572,638) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 162nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 165th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0011% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0005% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 172nd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 179th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0000% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 126th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 133rd in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0029% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0015% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 80.30% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (92.20% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.22% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.16% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.93% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (7.80% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $147,353;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $7,524;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,000;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $3,611;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3,300;
  • 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 $3,245;
  • 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) - an increase of $2,519;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $2,224;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,888;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,589;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $1,517;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,343;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,038;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $828;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $798.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $21,193.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 828 0.44 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 34 0.02 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,224 1.18 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 798 0.42 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7,524 3.98 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 416 0.22 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,038 0.55 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,517 0.80 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,611 1.91 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,343 0.71 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,888 1.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 42 0.02 0
29 Organic chemicals 147,353 77.94 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,589 0.84 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 2,519 1.33 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 262 0.14 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 86 0.05 21,279-99.60
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 67 0.04 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 80 0.04 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 123 0.07 0
69 Ceramic products 399 0.21 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,766 0.93 1,800-1.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,000 3.70 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 3,245 1.72 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,300 1.75 0

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $736,598.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,554,038 99.87 817,44090.11
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,013 0.13 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia