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Russian trade with Malaysia in 2011

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 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Malaysia

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Malaysia totaled $1,934,609,748, up 13.10% ($224,045,356) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Malaysia in 2011 totaled $417,556,281, up 13.60% ($49,994,423) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Malaysia in 2011 totaled $1,517,053,467, up 12.96% ($174,050,933) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malaysia in 2011 was $1,099,497,186, a 12.72% increase ($124,056,510) over 2010.

Malaysia was Russia’s 49th largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 45th in 2010), accounting for 0.2352% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2733% in 2010).

Malaysia was Russia’s 73rd largest export market in 2011 (down from 65th in 2010), accounting for 0.0808% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0926% in 2010).

Malaysia was Russia’s 35th largest supplier in 2011 (down from 33rd in 2010), accounting for 0.4962% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.5867% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Malaysia

The major share of Russian exports to Malaysia in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 68.41% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (58.20% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.51% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (10.29% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.90% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (10.68% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.56% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (0.78% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.17% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (13.50% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malaysia in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $53,097,574;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $21,739,498;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13,176,541;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $12,064,494;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $10,042,843;
  • 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 $9,442,330;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,860,603;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $5,400,470;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $4,322,540;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1,770,743;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,645,054;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,320,210.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malaysia in 2011 over 2010 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 $42,391,670;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $16,062,545;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $6,683,230;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,375,781;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,679,151.
Russia’s exports to Malaysia in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
10 Cereals 505,865 0.12 1,074,925-52.94
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,612 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 345 0.00 108219.44
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 15,205 0.00 20,826-26.99
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 336-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 6,275 0.00 121,637-94.84
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,690,959 0.40 4,066,740-58.42
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,564 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,173,503 0.76 45,565,173-93.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,908,421 0.46 1,031,05285.09
29 Organic chemicals 20,667,127 4.95 8,602,633140.24
30 Pharmaceutical products 3 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 248,732,882 59.57 195,635,30827.14
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,433,885 1.30 33,41516,161.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 1,410-100.00
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 37,578 0.01 160,123-76.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 92,828 0.02 40,107131.45
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 333,603 0.08 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 143,300 0.03 93,58753.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,891,905 0.69 1,246,851131.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,414,561 1.30 7,093,712-23.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 259,399 0.06 67,943281.79
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 6,930,761 1.66 5,841,93218.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 16,102,126 3.86 32,164,671-49.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,508,234 1.32 1,185,694364.56
52 Cotton 25 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 4 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,124 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 27 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,962 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,090 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 176 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 702 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,651 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 69,633 0.02 7,680806.68
69 Ceramic products 27,327 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 21,744,561 5.21 5,063429,379.77
72 Iron and steel 14,639,955 3.51 1,463,414900.40
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,437,570 0.34 117,3601,124.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,530 0.00 1152,900.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,185,610 0.28 1,262,014-6.05
80 Tin and articles thereof 3,827 0.00 5,060-24.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,770,791 0.42 483,689,047.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,215 0.00 11,867-89.76
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,933,857 3.58 9,073,25464.59
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 27,733,367 6.64 18,291,03751.62
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 51,460-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 204,469 0.05 6,887,699-97.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,559,255 3.25 3,516,412285.60
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 112,894 0.03 12,575797.77
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,000 0.00 6,440-37.89
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 12 0.00 0
SS Classified 263,706 0.06 22 802 291-98.84

Russia’s Imports from Malaysia

The major share of Russian imports from Malaysia in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 54.36% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (54.76% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.42% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (27.85% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.48% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (11.29% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.67% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (0.72% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.51% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (0.92% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Malaysia in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $60,690,335;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $28,601,619;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $18,900,271;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $13,276,202;
  • 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 $12,213,800;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $11,860,099;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $9,770,056;
  • 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) - an increase of $6,352,236;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $5,654,674.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malaysia in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Malaysia in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 10,043 0.00 11,831-15.11
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 178,438 0.01 200,589-11.04
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 148,906 0.01 123,73120.35
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 216,433 0.01 73,500194.47
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 291,064 0.02 154,92087.88
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 12,653 0.00 25,683-50.73
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,174 0.00 4,589-9.04
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 104,300 0.01 2,7003,762.96
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 259,507,252 17.11 261,219,632-0.66
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 559,026 0.04 687,810-18.72
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 91,367,491 6.02 95,054,114-3.88
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,741,266 0.11 2,227,071-21.81
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 60,937 0.00 39,98452.40
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 11,698,512 0.77 10,436,11512.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,816 0.00 219,925-95.99
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,849,224 0.12 1,051,56375.85
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,631,265 0.17 2,488,7015.73
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,086,741 0.34 2,774,16083.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 665,288 0.04 606,3189.73
29 Organic chemicals 2,985,477 0.20 2,331,03628.08
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,813 0.00 1,53283.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,417,428 0.29 2,980,35248.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 51,703 0.00 51,761-0.11
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 1,519,562 0.10 1,236,11622.93
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 718,241 0.05 680,1545.60
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,030,226 0.07 778,71332.30
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 36,846,547 2.43 27,076,49136.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 49,711,971 3.28 37,851,87231.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 106,614,958 7.03 78,013,33936.66
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 439,206 0.03 855,345-48.65
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 870 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,497,229 0.30 2,314,24194.33
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 30,185 0.00 27,8148.52
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 591,737 0.04 2,885,909-79.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,001,172 0.13 1,023,03495.61
52 Cotton 333,252 0.02 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 12,431-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 8,921,937 0.59 3,267,263173.07
55 Man-made staple fibers 276,098 0.02 155,36377.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 560,643 0.04 206,148171.96
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 32,408 0.00 1,1412,740.32
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 870 0.00 411111.68
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,454,575 0.10 941,06554.57
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 619,426 0.04 430,73743.81
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,861,791 0.45 4,212,44562.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,615,096 0.17 1,681,29555.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 217,442 0.01 134,72261.40
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 821,764 0.05 1,040,106-20.99
65 Headgear and parts thereof 226,086 0.01 327,923-31.06
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 4,460 0.00 2,37587.79
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 274,291 0.02 2,152,359-87.26
69 Ceramic products 162,253 0.01 143,92612.73
70 Glass and glassware 1,516,195 0.10 818,03085.35
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 24,350-100.00
72 Iron and steel 805,613 0.05 97,396727.15
73 Articles of iron or steel 21,033,598 1.39 7,757,396171.14
74 Copper and articles thereof 43,727 0.00 36,82118.76
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,054,625 0.07 459,519129.51
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,952-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 752,631 0.05 92,756711.41
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 971,716 0.06 295,247229.12
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 720,004 0.05 911,618-21.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 241,895,748 15.95 181,205,41333.49
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 533,165,592 35.14 520,951,7922.34
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 710,537 0.05 970,904-26.82
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,628,047 0.57 8,342,4233.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 2,500,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 40,331,789 2.66 21,431,51888.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 39,705 0.00 230,588-82.78
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 26,468 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 44,342,224 2.92 37,989,98816.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,713,656 0.44 4,604,17845.82
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,318,046 0.22 4,039,451-17.86
SS Classified 0 0.00 19 839-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia