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Russian trade in goods with Cyprus in Q3 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 third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Cyprus was $206,841,917, down 5.14% ($11,207,222) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $205,182,599, down 5.07% ($10,957,207) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $1,659,318, down 13.09% ($250,015) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $203,523,281, a 5.00% decrease ($10,707,192) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Cyprus was Russia’s 70th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 73rd in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1247% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1267% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Cyprus was Russia’s 60th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 56th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1986% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1926% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Cyprus was Russia’s 127th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 119th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0027% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0032% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

The major share of Russian exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 85.86% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (75.68% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.04% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (0.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.67% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (3.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.80% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (4.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.84% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.41% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (13.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd 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 $13,070,361;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $11,109,012.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $28,364,320;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,747,721;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,086,098;
  • Zinc and articles thereof (HS code 79) - a decrease of $629,867.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
01 Live animals 1,776 0.00 1,46521.23
10 Cereals 3,647,642 1.78 7,395,363-50.68
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 85,905 0.04 20,295323.28
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 19,798-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,476 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,884 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,754 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 54,699 0.03 32,58067.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,931,320 0.94 1,805,3906.98
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 159 0.00 463,545-99.97
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 176,174,446 85.86 163,104,0858.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 887,638 0.43 1,189,133-25.35
29 Organic chemicals 11,227,143 5.47 118,1319,403.98
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 76,307 0.04 64,61818.09
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,012 0.00 2039,960.00
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 0 0.00 61-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,707 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 52,488 0.03 85,104-38.32
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 110,181 0.05 18,710488.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,997 0.01 13,11237.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,794 0.01 4,916160.25
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 43,962 0.02 4719,233.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,578,954 0.77 2,665,052-40.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 105,050 0.05 271,674-61.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 47,597 0.02 46,3032.79
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 421,380 0.21 613,841-31.35
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 119-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 146 0.00 627-76.71
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 727 0.00 2,748-73.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 902 0.00 20,571-95.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 52-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 208 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 366-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 81,641 0.04 22,850257.29
69 Ceramic products 5,149 0.00 51,792-90.06
70 Glass and glassware 27,759 0.01 12,843116.14
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 13,361-100.00
72 Iron and steel 170,819 0.08 58294,415.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 50,220 0.02 180,956-72.25
74 Copper and articles thereof 447,843 0.22 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 12,158 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,832,730 3.33 7,432,872-8.07
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 629,867-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 290-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,857 0.00 2442,750.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 118,241 0.06 291,283-59.41
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 398,639 0.19 666,571-40.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 102,207 0.05 12283,676.23
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 28,364,320-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 231,970 0.11 2,3999,569.45
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 28,891 0.01 18,27258.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,251 0.01 29,820-55.56
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 25,042 0.01 7357,642.86
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8,517 0.00 0
SS Classified 111,411 0.05 463 971-75.99

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

The major share of Russian imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 75.72% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (76.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.04% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (7.36% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.98% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (9.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.01% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (0.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.17% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (0.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.10% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (3.53% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $209,714;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $80,157;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $51,835;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $49,422;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $34,059;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $18,095;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $12,005;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $10,630;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $9,288;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $6,900.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $401,727;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $88,142;
  • 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 $66,763;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $65,828;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $38,064;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $30,177;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $24,649;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $11,209.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4,387 0.26 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 885 0.05 3,614-75.51
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,971 0.36 94,113-93.66
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 11,209-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 24,649-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18,189 1.10 9419,250.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 53,244 3.21 56,469-5.71
30 Pharmaceutical products 941,224 56.72 1,342,951-29.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 30,177-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 209,714 12.64 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 105,443 6.35 93,43812.85
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 38,064-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 3,085-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 50,016 3.01 5948,320.20
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,664 0.10 67,492-97.53
69 Ceramic products 6,900 0.42 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 835 0.05 60637.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 34,059 2.05 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 450-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,055 0.06 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 152,690 9.20 72,533110.51
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 1,289 0.08 68,052-98.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 51,835 3.12 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,630 0.64 0
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 0 0.00 644-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 9,288 0.56 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 099-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia