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Russian trade in goods with Malaysia in Q2 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 Malaysia in the second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Malaysia

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Malaysia was $653,298,316, down 0.36% ($2,385,927) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $219,806,389, down 16.98% ($44,943,223) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $433,491,927, up 10.89% ($42,557,296) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $213,685,538, a 69.34% increase ($87,500,519) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Malaysia was Russia’s 41st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 42nd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.4081% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3836% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Malaysia was Russia’s 56th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 52nd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2181% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2402% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Malaysia was Russia’s 28th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 31st in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.7307% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.6440% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Malaysia

The major share of Russian exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 82.46% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (75.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.39% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (15.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.38% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (0.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.09% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (2.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.32% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (1.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.69% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (2.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $5,713,820;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $5,285,916;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $3,137,856;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $847,940.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $24,986,861;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $23,199,622;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $5,967,988;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,199,574;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $1,839,830;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $724,700;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $682,671.
Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4,054 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 116,919 0.05 799,590-85.38
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,818 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 30,168 0.01 175,832-82.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 71,725 0.03 110,986-35.37
10 Cereals 344,694 0.16 6,312,682-94.54
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 26,371 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,171,454 2.81 457,6341,248.56
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 95 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,105 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 16,101 0.01 46,890-65.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 414 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 573,226 0.26 70,785709.81
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,137,856 1.43 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 177,533,831 80.77 200,733,453-11.56
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 666,364 0.30 546,62721.90
29 Organic chemicals 75,765 0.03 2,275,339-96.67
31 Fertilizers 10,953,960 4.98 35,940,821-69.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 18,686 0.01 1,6141,057.74
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 49,455 0.02 122,918-59.77
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 17,853 0.01 179,264-90.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 31,189 0.01 54,077-42.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 528,381 0.24 561,156-5.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,701,624 0.77 1,713,988-0.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 30 0.00 300.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 657,141 0.30 323,478103.15
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 979,035 0.45 2,818,865-65.27
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,066,570 0.94 2,600,392-20.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,326 0.00 2,020-34.36
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 31,422 0.01 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,207 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,276 0.00 1,1996.42
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 70,836 0.03 160,621-55.90
70 Glass and glassware 612 0.00 6,760-90.95
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,374,200 0.63 2,098,900-34.53
72 Iron and steel 86,375 0.04 322,736-73.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 250,176 0.11 349,951-28.51
74 Copper and articles thereof 22,131 0.01 7972,676.79
75 Nickel and articles thereof 63,361 0.03 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,944,567 3.16 1,658,651318.69
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 67,274 0.03 83,258-19.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,370 0.00 343299.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 901,621 0.41 53,6811,579.59
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 1,994,698 0.91 1,740,65114.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,285 0.00 5,168-17.09
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 10,764 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,177,413 0.99 2,384,782-8.70
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 700 0.00 300133.33
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 128 0.00 1,223-89.53
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11,662 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,101 0.00 1501,967.33
SS Classified 0 0.00 32 000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malaysia

The major share of Russian imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 58.63% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (62.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.58% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (15.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.42% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (17.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.96% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (0.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.14% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (1.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $18,583,279;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $12,453,137;
  • 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 $12,001,366;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $7,947,836;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $4,983,079;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,807,513;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $3,767,445;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,758,715;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,738,197.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $17,008,081;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $7,665,890;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,020,178.
Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 6,504 0.00 4,35949.21
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 52 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 17,520-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 49,393 0.01 43,99212.28
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 672-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 22,024,747 5.08 39,032,828-43.57
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 120,035 0.03 152,329-21.20
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 19,717,354 4.55 14,734,27533.82
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 980,316 0.23 895,6239.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,062,698 0.25 1,251,457-15.08
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 11,189,607 2.58 7,422,16250.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 46,130 0.01 22,468105.31
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,974,912 0.69 4,122,186-27.83
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 326 0.00 0
26 Ores, slag and ash 18,986,501 4.38 403,2224,608.70
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,499,305 0.58 740,590237.47
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 37,356 0.01 37,426-0.19
29 Organic chemicals 3,028,060 0.70 3,196,534-5.27
30 Pharmaceutical products 27,378 0.01 68,399-59.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,678,916 0.85 2,650,84338.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,886,484 2.05 938,648846.73
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 6,162,835 1.42 5,898,3794.48
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,133,181 0.26 580,82595.10
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 84,630 0.02 247,544-65.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,860,850 1.58 6,703,4202.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,891,227 1.59 5,153,03033.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 48,097,026 11.10 35,643,88934.94
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 25,321-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 576 0.00 710-18.87
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 123 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 72,806 0.02 245,945-70.40
45 Cork and articles of cork 17 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 32,808 0.01 10,002228.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 173,556 0.04 118,93845.92
52 Cotton 614,167 0.14 257,055138.92
54 Man-made filaments 39,588 0.01 17,655124.23
55 Man-made staple fibers 251,596 0.06 158,33858.90
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,745 0.00 1,052,563-99.74
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,290 0.00 642100.93
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 57,052 0.01 105,797-46.07
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,170,127 0.27 1,493,225-21.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 83,209 0.02 214,040-61.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 127,056 0.03 92,52937.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 86,748 0.02 120,121-27.78
65 Headgear and parts thereof 71,455 0.02 55,56728.59
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,055 0.00 5,923-82.19
69 Ceramic products 6,306 0.00 9,189-31.37
70 Glass and glassware 45,509 0.01 163,648-72.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9,616 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 1,334,304 0.31 454,036193.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,561,892 0.59 4,582,070-44.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 307,854 0.07 146,578110.03
75 Nickel and articles thereof 93 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 290,437 0.07 1,190,499-75.60
78 Lead and articles thereof 78 0.00 239-67.36
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 493-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,905 0.00 3,171-8.39
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 11,390 0.00 3,997184.96
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 160,998 0.04 115,66339.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 278,351 0.06 224,83823.80
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 52,641,511 12.14 51,428,4272.36
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 168,541,146 38.88 156,539,7807.67
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 48,642 0.01 8,262488.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,101,806 1.41 5,449,39411.97
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,579,986 1.29 772,473622.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 21,238,161 4.90 28,904,051-26.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 12,438 0.00 6,040105.93
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 613,353 0.14 121,336405.50
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 3,164,740 0.73 4,067,875-22.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,059,830 0.48 1,580,32230.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,148,784 0.27 1,225,259-6.24
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia