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Russian trade in goods with the Philippines in Q1 2018

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 first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with the Philippines totaled $164,257,921, up 71.69% ($68,588,767) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $75,908,374, up 293.01% ($56,593,581) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $88,349,547, up 15.71% ($11,995,186) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $12,441,173, a 78.19% decrease ($44,598,395) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

The Philippines was Russia’s 74th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 81st in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1042% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0744% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The Philippines was Russia’s 75th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 98th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0737% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0232% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The Philippines was Russia’s 60th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 61st in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1618% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1689% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

The major share of Russian exports to the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 39.64% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (5.92% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 30.47% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (26.39% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 13.45% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (34.48% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.02% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (26.96% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.25% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (4.46% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.12% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.77% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $27,534,816;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $18,594,088;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $4,661,750;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $3,678,940;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,367,644;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $829,158;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $452,067.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $573,775.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 3,208-100.00
10 Cereals 27,534,816 36.27 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 134 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,993 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 44,376 0.06 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 370 0.00 25644.53
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,508,333 3.30 1,140,689119.90
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 291,939 0.38 279,5004.45
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,589,471 12.63 4,927,72194.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 59,008 0.08 93,383-36.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,787 0.01 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 11,184 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 151,419 0.20 144,9674.45
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 23,412 0.03 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,215 0.00 5,085-76.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,447,271 1.91 618,113134.14
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 35 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 529,587 0.70 660,738-19.85
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 188,430 0.25 186,8490.85
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,490,544 12.50 5,811,60463.30
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 124 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 34,386 0.05 0
70 Glass and glassware 344 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 23,117,729 30.45 4,523,641411.04
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,518 0.01 2333,555.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 102 0.00 573,877-99.98
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,794 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 93 0.00 7327.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 121,929 0.16 69,90974.41
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 40,656 0.05 7,961410.69
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 651,267 0.86 199,200226.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 38,681 0.05 64,720-40.23
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 300 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,580 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,543 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 3 066-100.00

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 81.72% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (80.50% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.95% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (10.69% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.33% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.25% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.26% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.83% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $7,756,877;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,157,029;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,354,578;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $805,587;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $662,015;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $572,742;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $428,371;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $330,555.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,041,959;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $985,373;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $351,577;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $347,551;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $333,632.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
01 Live animals 16,395 0.02 11,59041.46
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 18,307 0.02 2,185737.85
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 6,576-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 31,032-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,213,176 5.90 3,858,59835.11
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 2,768-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 531-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,539,423 1.74 1,873,055-17.81
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 297 0.00 1,085-72.63
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 22,705 0.03 370,256-93.87
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 397,653 0.45 235,78568.65
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 7,314 0.01 5,36836.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,017 0.00 12,878-84.34
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 529,955 0.60 643,241-17.61
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 120,003 0.14 78,16653.52
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,730 0.01 7,001-3.87
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 33,360 0.04 1,018,733-96.73
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 1,310-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 52,647 0.06 236,163-77.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 161,841 0.18 233,635-30.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 199,189 0.23 39,152408.76
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 22,560-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 147-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 796,128 0.90 223,386256.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 363,229 0.41 276,82231.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,253,109 2.55 1,447,52255.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 811,448 0.92 383,077111.82
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 7,576 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 32,873 0.04 15,693109.48
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 11,677 0.01 12,833-9.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 18,564 0.02 6,484186.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,316 0.00 796316.58
52 Cotton 0 0.00 27,179-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 7,366 0.01 4,17276.56
54 Man-made filaments 28,244 0.03 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 53,508 0.06 71,673-25.34
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 81,478 0.09 15,190436.39
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 598,741 0.68 1,640,700-63.51
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,178,651 1.33 848,09638.98
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,934 0.01 32,544-84.84
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 794,650 0.90 132,635499.13
65 Headgear and parts thereof 129,195 0.15 153,153-15.64
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,143 0.00 1,449-21.12
69 Ceramic products 7,426 0.01 2,380212.02
70 Glass and glassware 47 0.00 10,276-99.54
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 5,382-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 104,158 0.12 52,88196.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,676 0.00 259933.20
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,704 0.00 2,97124.67
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 276 0.00 352-21.59
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 60,682 0.07 50,29320.66
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 23,580,038 26.69 20,423,00915.46
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 46,411,357 52.53 38,654,48020.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 370,590 0.42 195,08989.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,840,019 2.08 2,191,596-16.04
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 13,284 0.02 165,904-91.99
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 27,093 0.03 46,131-41.27
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 154,619 0.18 61,382151.90
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 261,046 0.30 506,202-48.43
SS Classified 15,690 0.02 5552,727.03
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia