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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In 2011, Russia’s trade with the Philippines totaled $1,643,476,818, up 53.97% ($576,075,141) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2011 totaled $1,244,861,458, up 63.08% ($481,516,156) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2011 totaled $398,615,360, up 31.10% ($94,558,985) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Philippines in 2011 was $846,246,098, a 84.25% increase ($386,957,171) over 2010.

The Philippines was Russia’s 53rd largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 57th in 2010), accounting for 0.1998% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1705% in 2010).

The Philippines was Russia’s 51st largest export market in 2011 (up from 55th in 2010), accounting for 0.2409% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1922% in 2010).

The Philippines was Russia’s 57th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 62nd in 2010), accounting for 0.1304% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1328% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.81% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (62.29% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.84% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (36.31% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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 $667,443,351;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $5,138,374.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $216,952,571;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,890,250.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
10 Cereals 0 0.00 3,890,250-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 87,380 0.01 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16,466 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 17,991 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,880 0.00 10,320-43.02
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,142,885,629 91.81 475,442,278140.38
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,071,524 0.25 2,158,59942.29
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 158,720-100.00
31 Fertilizers 2,394,140 0.19 245,127876.69
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 617-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 407,510-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 56,129 0.00 37,94447.93
39 Plastics and articles thereof 259,373 0.02 150,37872.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 217,584 0.02 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 32,398 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 28,323 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,218,238 0.58 2,079,864247.05
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 158 0.00 214-26.17
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 893 0.00 1,130-20.97
72 Iron and steel 60,218,523 4.84 277,171,094-78.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,277 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 35,911 0.00 3,800845.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 26-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 270,702 0.02 10,6172,449.70
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 820,311 0.07 1,476,187-44.43
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,458 0.00 64,672-94.65
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 4,575-100.00
SS Classified 27,201,170 2.19 31 38086,583.14

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.02% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (56.55% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.64% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (22.64% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.95% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (14.65% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.47% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.19% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines 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) - an increase of $49,905,994;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $26,699,018;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $11,791,617;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4,769,639;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $3,755,111;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2,852,889;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $1,291,990.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $4,156,595;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,292,266.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 32,479 0.01 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 136,795 0.03 121,18912.88
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 108,379 0.03 74,81144.87
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 37,761,501 9.47 25,969,88445.40
10 Cereals 196 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10,573 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4,740,597 1.19 4,191,62513.10
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 14,446 0.00 20,471-29.43
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,701,965 0.68 6,858,560-60.60
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 44,544-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 11,341 0.00 4,815135.53
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 945-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,100 0.00 7,148-56.63
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,528,495 0.63 3,121,512-19.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 184,396 0.05 70,884160.14
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 46,371 0.01 58,291-20.45
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,325,121 0.83 4,003,261-16.94
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 35,105 0.01 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14,675 0.00 20,100-26.99
29 Organic chemicals 710,735 0.18 457,00455.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 8,446 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 126,058 0.03 129,355-2.55
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 919,285 0.23 1,110,895-17.25
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 2,873 0.00 324786.73
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 17,813 0.00 7182,380.92
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,471,078 1.62 3,618,18978.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 537,374 0.13 776,991-30.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 89,412,888 22.43 62,713,87042.57
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 435,900 0.11 224,43294.22
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 507,428 0.13 239,896111.52
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 175,018 0.04 171,5742.01
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 81-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 98,858 0.02 234,723-57.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,231,335 0.31 621,85298.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,998 0.00 4,051-1.31
52 Cotton 133 0.00 31,093-99.57
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 248,904 0.06 240,3683.55
55 Man-made staple fibers 72,771 0.02 41,45875.53
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 709,984 0.18 577,41922.96
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 27,801 0.01 14,57590.74
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,192 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,481 0.00 1,567-5.49
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 6,636-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,212,511 1.31 5,034,1493.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,371,188 1.85 3,616,077103.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13,094 0.00 15,764-16.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 17,493 0.00 46,261-62.19
65 Headgear and parts thereof 162,886 0.04 62,336161.30
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 286 0.00 2,132-86.59
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6,305 0.00 4,19850.19
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,493 0.00 1,607117.36
69 Ceramic products 67,877 0.02 134,544-49.55
70 Glass and glassware 36,402 0.01 24,36049.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 129,112 0.03 312,962-58.75
72 Iron and steel 510 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 455,195 0.11 81,852456.12
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,902 0.00 684909.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,906 0.00 21,132-67.32
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,635 0.00 962173.91
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 300,485 0.08 481,534-37.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 37,221,671 9.34 40,513,937-8.13
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 176,797,483 44.35 126,891,48939.33
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 3,430-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 27,933 0.01 59,310-52.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,246,958 2.32 4,477,319106.53
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 610,878 0.15 580,7765.18
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 900,017 0.23 783,31314.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,271,747 0.32 1,040,71022.20
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,360,314 1.34 4,068,32431.76
SS Classified 6,191 0.00 12 102-48.84
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia