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Russian trade with Malta 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 Malta in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Malta

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Malta totaled $1,599,131,441, up 22.90% ($297,958,183) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Malta in 2011 totaled $1,561,017,047, up 21.20% ($272,996,116) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Malta in 2011 totaled $38,114,394, up 189.79% ($24,962,067) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Malta in 2011 was $1,522,902,653, a 19.46% increase ($248,034,049) over 2010.

Malta was Russia’s 54th largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 52nd in 2010), accounting for 0.1944% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2079% in 2010).

Malta was Russia’s 44th largest export market in 2011 (down from 43rd in 2010), accounting for 0.3021% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3244% in 2010).

Malta was Russia’s 101st largest supplier in 2011 (up from 109th in 2010), accounting for 0.0125% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0057% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Malta

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 98.12% of Russia’s total exports to Malta (93.93% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.76% of Russia’s total exports to Malta (5.96% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malta 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) - an increase of $321,857,765.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $47,234,946.
Russia’s exports to Malta in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13,052 0.00 5,743127.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,531,727,614 98.12 1,209,869,84926.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 97,212 0.01 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 4-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 933 0.00 9033.32
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 0.00 661-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 667 0.00 262,465.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 302-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 432 0.00 3,047-85.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,617 0.00 632,466.67
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 192-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 539,561 0.03 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 219 0.00 402-45.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 19 0.00 283-93.29
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 155-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 130-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 831-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 805-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 459-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 20-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 559 0.00 182207.14
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 952,169 0.06 1,286,751-26.00
72 Iron and steel 1,368 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 90,306 0.01 89101,367.42
74 Copper and articles thereof 45 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 114-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 54,525 0.00 8266,393.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 98 0.00 287-65.85
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,701,226 0.11 211,435704.61
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 1,785,653 0.11 1,843,398-3.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 20,666,163 1.32 67,901,109-69.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,378,825 0.22 6,826,631-50.51
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 4,784 0.00 509,468.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 928-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 66 000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malta

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 50.73% of Russia’s total imports from Malta (77.93% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.51% of Russia’s total imports from Malta (13.16% in 2010).

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $13,818,200;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $7,574,138;
  • 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 $1,566,296;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $952,987;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $611,000;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $344,190;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $167,619;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $138,629.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malta in 2011 over 2010 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) - a decrease of $209,257.
Russia’s imports from Malta in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 344,190 0.90 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,168 0.01 508,236.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 123 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 675,000 1.77 64,000954.69
30 Pharmaceutical products 15,899,466 41.72 8,325,32890.98
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 89,075 0.23 181,858-51.02
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,572,125 6.75 1,619,13858.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 100,726 0.26 59,64768.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 957,376 2.51 984,054-2.71
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 7,956-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,443 0.00 2,377-39.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 35,459 0.09 34,6212.42
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 214,009 0.56 75,380183.91
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,983 0.02 672790.33
65 Headgear and parts thereof 117 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 97 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 15,366 0.04 12,03027.73
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 119 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 344 0.00 17695.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 19,094-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 159 0.00 720-77.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 152,589 0.40 92,00365.85
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 2,898,891 7.61 1,332,595117.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 39 0.00 200-80.50
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 13,818,200 36.25 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 96,277 0.25 305,534-68.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 50,777 0.13 20,237150.91
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 182,276 0.48 14,6571,143.61
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia