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Russian trade in goods with Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea in the second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea totaled $1,123,659, up 42.27% ($333,831) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $195,735, down 53.82% ($228,138) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $927,924, up 153.56% ($561,969) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade balance with Papua New Guinea went from a surplus of $57,918 in the 2nd quarter of 2018, to a deficit of $732,189 in the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 166th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 172nd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0007% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0005% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 166th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 169th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0004% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 134th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 139th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0016% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0006% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea 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) - 51.63% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (30.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.86% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (68.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (1.35% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $26,050;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,130.

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $239,285;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $53,000;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5,739;
  • 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 $2,480.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 5,739-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 48,369 24.71 287,654-83.19
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 0 0.00 2,480-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 286 0.15 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,130 0.58 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 75,000 38.32 128,000-41.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 26,050 13.31 0
SS Classified 44,900 22.94 0

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.78% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $567,349.

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $4,092.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 925,174 99.70 357,825158.55
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 697 0.08 4,789-85.45
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,053 0.22 2,341-12.30
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 000-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia