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Russian trade in goods with Kuwait in Q4 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 Kuwait in the fourth quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Kuwait

In the 4th quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Kuwait totaled $199,221,298, up 1.82% ($3,561,185) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 totaled $199,193,586, up 1.81% ($3,533,473) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 totaled $27,712, up ∞% ($27,712) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 was $199,165,874, a 1.79% increase ($3,505,761) over the 4th quarter of 2017.

Kuwait was Russia’s 77th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2018 (down from 73rd in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1066% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1171% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Kuwait was Russia’s 66th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2018 (down from 63rd in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1600% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1902% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Kuwait was Russia’s 169th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2018 (there were no Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports.

Russia’s Exports to Kuwait

The major share of Russian exports to Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 (and in the 4th quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 96.20% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (91.65% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.36% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (2.15% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.06% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (4.13% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.06% of Russia’s total exports to Kuwait (0.93% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $12,764,261.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $5,468,148;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $998,339;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $817,547;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $711,953.
Russia’s exports to Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2018
over Q4 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 47,262-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 19,160-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 23,808 0.01 496,555-95.21
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,425 0.00 0
10 Cereals 2,006,616 1.01 7,474,764-73.15
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 46,650 0.02 24,28792.08
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 25,218 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 3,891-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,414 0.00 6,604-48.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 14,605-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12,198 0.01 501,859-97.57
30 Pharmaceutical products 40,600 0.02 29,00040.00
31 Fertilizers 2,032 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,382 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 934-100.00
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 15,000 0.01 5427,677.78
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 68,121 0.03 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 435,753 0.22 1,434,092-69.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,685 0.00 991271.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,877 0.00 55,322-82.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 395-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13,400 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 648,837 0.33 371,65074.58
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,454,226 0.73 1,438,2201.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,397 0.00 1,66543.96
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 36,563-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 220-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10,423 0.01 69,212-84.94
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 29-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 60-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 60-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8 0.00 89,272-99.99
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 25-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 65-100.00
72 Iron and steel 10 0.00 157-93.63
73 Articles of iron or steel 155,323 0.08 622,563-75.05
74 Copper and articles thereof 191,457,676 96.12 178,693,4157.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,652 0.00 6,325-58.07
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,600-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 3 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 269 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,485 0.00 3,723-6.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,851 0.00 1815,738.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 848,645 0.43 1,560,598-45.62
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 1,528,984 0.77 1,448,7405.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 50,258-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 336,248 0.17 1,153,795-70.86
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 50-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,840-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 215-100.00
SS Classified 19,370 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Kuwait

The major share of Russian imports from Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 (and in the 4th quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Kuwait (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $27,712.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Kuwait in the 4th quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2018
over Q4 2017
39 Plastics and articles thereof 27,712 100.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia