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Russian trade in goods with Cyprus in Q2 2019

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Cyprus in the second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Cyprus totaled $137,666,078, up 55.30% ($49,019,749) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $128,325,996, up 48.24% ($41,761,838) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $9,340,082, up 348.57% ($7,257,911) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $118,985,914, a 40.84% increase ($34,503,927) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Cyprus was Russia’s 76th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 85th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0860% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0519% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Cyprus was Russia’s 67th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 75th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1274% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0785% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Cyprus was Russia’s 97th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 122nd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0157% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0034% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

The major share of Russian exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 85.11% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (30.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.47% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (8.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.66% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.92% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (4.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.17% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (14.25% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.15% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (36.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 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 $82,486,867;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,555,478;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $653,712;
  • 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 $423,134.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $31,206,191;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,802,571;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $3,063,617;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,141,507.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
01 Live animals 5,373 0.00 5,0057.35
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 191 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 29 0.00 57,124-99.95
10 Cereals 796,554 0.62 8,599,125-90.74
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 9,525 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 19 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 11,021 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 517 0.00 1,720-69.94
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 26,456 0.02 6,081335.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,108 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 99,340 0.08 60,69463.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 544,005 0.42 3,607,622-84.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 392,883 0.31 61,304540.88
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 20,013-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 108,823,721 84.80 26,336,854313.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 651,779 0.51 703,134-7.30
29 Organic chemicals 3,863,896 3.01 308,4181,152.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,585 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 33,418-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 68,169 0.05 2,6472,475.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 35,108 0.03 1,4722,285.05
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 19,733 0.02 18310,683.06
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 34,992 0.03 63,828-45.18
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,390 0.01 29,951-51.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,300 0.00 5,187-55.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 63 0.00 1,619-96.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,826 0.00 404,465.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,237,935 1.74 3,379,442-33.78
45 Cork and articles of cork 256 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 173,912 0.14 176,091-1.24
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 51,769 0.04 69,350-25.35
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 414-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 40 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 4 0.00 145-97.24
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 142,697 0.11 75,62888.68
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 309 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 297 0.00 50494.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,587 0.00 2,5491.49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 392 0.00 1,621-75.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,899 0.01 9,2427.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 114 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 172 0.00 254-32.28
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 55,373 0.04 12,613339.02
69 Ceramic products 71 0.00 362-80.39
70 Glass and glassware 258 0.00 446-42.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 56,539 0.04 15,540263.83
72 Iron and steel 96,861 0.08 14,156584.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 81,172 0.06 142,903-43.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 57 0.00 179-68.16
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 8,120,995 6.33 7,467,2838.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 97 0.00 5,200-98.13
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,640 0.00 708131.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 702,302 0.55 679,4053.37
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 530,743 0.41 107,609393.21
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 1,395-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 183,398 0.14 2,0528,837.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 20,886 0.02 31,227,077-99.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39,462 0.03 4,504776.15
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,544 0.00 350341.14
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 81,888 0.06 26,034214.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 25,819 0.02 7,397249.05
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 23,326 0.02 2489,305.65
SS Classified 276,592 0.22 3 228 472-91.43

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

The major share of Russian imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 85.75% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (6.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.39% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (70.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.38% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (8.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.24% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (2.65% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.01% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (12.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 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 $7,869,602;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $213,893;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $123,047;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $57,186.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $713,305;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $231,490;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $50,721;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $35,906;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $31,509.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 97,898 1.05 40,712140.46
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,587 0.10 2,572272.74
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 34,005 0.36 84,726-59.86
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 2,403-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 3,246-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18,813 0.20 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 61,787 0.66 38,53360.35
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 50-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 565,243 6.05 1,278,548-55.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 90,301 0.97 72,20325.07
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 214,626 2.30 73329,180.49
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 123,047 1.32 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 70,806 0.76 102,315-30.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 7,279-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,488 0.03 2,668-6.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,757-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,356 0.03 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 19,359 0.21 55,265-64.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 42 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 591 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 24,506-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 613-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,001 0.01 232,491-99.57
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 132,036 1.41 116,53713.30
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 7,877,413 84.34 7,811100,750.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 5,441-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,762-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 18,683 0.20 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia