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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with the Philippines was $196,549,132, down 34.46% ($103,351,454) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $102,555,223, down 48.11% ($95,100,629) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $93,993,909, down 8.07% ($8,250,825) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $8,561,314, a 91.03% decrease ($86,849,804) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

The Philippines was Russia’s 70th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 65th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1228% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1755% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The Philippines was Russia’s 71st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 60th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1018% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1794% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The Philippines was Russia’s 62nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 61st in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1584% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1684% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 70.00% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (20.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.99% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (4.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.18% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (65.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.68% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (8.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.75% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.76% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $31,508,497;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,482,659;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $1,372,311;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $635,926;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $478,795;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $432,764.

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $119,380,140;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $10,912,699;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,165,229.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 863 0.00 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 10,912,699-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 94,653 0.09 19,183393.42
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,728,994 5.59 5,296,2308.17
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 399,636 0.39 270,14947.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,012,654 8.79 128,392,794-92.98
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,604,608 1.56 232,297590.76
30 Pharmaceutical products 49,719 0.05 0
31 Fertilizers 282,131 0.28 59,073377.60
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 129,213 0.13 75,36271.46
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 480-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 95,521 0.09 141,425-32.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 662,644 0.65 699,225-5.23
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 60-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 896,062 0.87 826,0858.47
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 71,616 0.07 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 10,300,692 10.04 7,818,03331.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 245 0.00 980-75.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 635,926 0.62 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 18,046 0.02 60,664-70.25
70 Glass and glassware 1,670 0.00 11,740-85.78
72 Iron and steel 71,293,690 69.52 39,785,19379.20
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,236 0.01 28,028-77.75
74 Copper and articles thereof 1 0.00 2,383-99.96
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 484,076 0.47 5,2819,066.37
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,892 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,867 0.00 2,85135.64
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 53 0.00 1,902-97.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 638,650 0.62 2,803,879-77.22
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 58,206 0.06 51,09413.92
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 0 0.00 550-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 21,366 0.02 80,275-73.38
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 19,737 0.02 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 40,452 0.04 75,495-46.42
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 440-100.00
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 0 0.00 2,002-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 104 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines 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) - 78.34% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (84.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.33% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (8.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.14% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.76% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (2.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,800,338;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,344,807;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $806,667;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $657,609;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $537,095;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $498,590;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $369,661;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $329,632;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $289,234;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $284,550.

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

  • 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 $10,541,416;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $2,180,892;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,498,485;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $352,542;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $287,342.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
01 Live animals 8,089 0.01 17,728-54.37
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 20,135 0.02 21,238-5.19
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,752 0.00 24,811-84.88
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 10 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,306,300 3.52 5,487,192-39.75
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6,859 0.01 5,42426.46
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,189,878 2.33 1,860,24617.72
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 15,503-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 337,761 0.36 255,34332.28
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10,665 0.01 2,254373.16
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,020 0.00 3,759-72.87
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 619,063 0.66 859,975-28.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 40,778 0.04 30,75532.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7,983 0.01 1744,487.93
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,216,820 2.36 416,482432.27
29 Organic chemicals 302,114 0.32 521,170-42.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 389,629 0.41 100,395288.10
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 277,534 0.30 515,241-46.14
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 1,852-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 73,597 0.08 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,882,173 2.00 1,224,56453.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,832,992 1.95 488,185275.47
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,014,470 1.08 477,375112.51
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 613,628 0.65 410,74849.39
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 26,514 0.03 29,122-8.96
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3,631 0.00 31,667-88.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 173,105 0.18 1,8629,196.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,140 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 130 0.00 4,255-96.94
54 Man-made filaments 20,671 0.02 21,261-2.78
55 Man-made staple fibers 834 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 36,278 0.04 158,430-77.10
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 70,157 0.07 68,2342.82
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 19 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,984,040 2.11 1,177,37368.51
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,032,882 1.10 534,29293.32
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10,418 0.01 3,527195.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 313,434 0.33 384,667-18.52
65 Headgear and parts thereof 61,912 0.07 68,783-9.99
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13,947 0.01 11,91117.09
69 Ceramic products 12,371 0.01 16,454-24.81
70 Glass and glassware 12,358 0.01 8401,371.19
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28,846 0.03 4755,972.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 206,047 0.22 233,359-11.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,123 0.00 151643.71
75 Nickel and articles thereof 250 0.00 75233.33
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 96,555 0.10 6,5651,370.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,644 0.00 844331.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 19,629 0.02 26,648-26.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 23,932,507 25.46 25,430,992-5.89
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 47,012,273 50.02 57,553,689-18.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 455,734 0.48 471,225-3.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,236,851 2.38 2,524,193-11.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 380,240 0.40 10,5793,494.29
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 95,723 0.10 77,51723.49
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 374,490 0.40 89,940316.38
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 177,564 0.19 530,106-66.50
SS Classified 43,342 0.05 35 28422.84
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia