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Russian trade with Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea totaled $13,570,378, up 46.44% ($4,303,315) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2011 totaled $3,807,948, up 115.45% ($2,040,509) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2011 totaled $9,762,430, up 30.17% ($2,262,806) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in 2011 was $5,954,482, a 3.88% increase ($222,297) over 2010.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 151st largest trading partner in 2011 (just as in 2010), accounting for 0.0016% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0015% in 2010).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 144th largest export market in 2011 (up from 152nd in 2010), accounting for 0.0007% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0004% in 2010).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 127th largest supplier in 2011 (down from 124th in 2010), accounting for 0.0032% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0033% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.67% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (2.89% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.07% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.00% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.05% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.93% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea 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 $79,233;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $78,740;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $20,908.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2011 over 2010 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 $35,358.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 78,740 2.07 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,020 0.11 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 2,154 0.06 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 37,350 0.98 16,442127.16
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,716 0.07 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 88,230 2.32 8,997880.66
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 6,642 0.17 42,000-84.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,724 0.18 0
SS Classified 3,581,358 94.05 1 700 000110.67

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.98% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (97.13% in 2010).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $2,476,645.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,760,686 99.98 7,284,04134.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 144 0.00 0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 3,293-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,600 0.02 0
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 0 0.00 1,851-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 210 439-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia