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

Russia’s Trade with Malaysia

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Malaysia totaled $721,137,237, up 17.61% ($107,995,820) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $269,736,417, up 32.14% ($65,603,925) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $451,400,820, up 10.36% ($42,391,895) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malaysia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $181,664,403, a 11.33% decrease ($23,212,030) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Malaysia was Russia’s 39th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 43rd in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.4348% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3563% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Malaysia was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 58th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2611% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1819% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Malaysia was Russia’s 29th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 31st in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.7217% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.6831% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Malaysia

The major share of Russian exports to Malaysia 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) - 85.12% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (71.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.87% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (5.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.30% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (15.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.29% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (1.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.97% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (2.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.60% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (3.68% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malaysia 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 $85,937,526;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $3,501,066;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,130,512;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $1,252,700;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $856,032;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $847,381.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $24,341,198;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,027,243;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $1,558,149;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,445,233;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $920,293.
Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,682 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 311,783 0.12 404,851-22.99
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 64,321-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13,500 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 6,364-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 176,105 0.07 41,303326.37
10 Cereals 13,620,382 5.05 10,489,87029.84
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 173,262 0.06 374,029-53.68
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,495,005 0.55 647,624130.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 34,540-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 33,120 0.01 22,35748.14
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,924 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 17,292-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 245,442 0.09 100,519144.17
26 Ores, slag and ash 659,189 0.24 2,217,338-70.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 228,689,261 84.78 142,751,73560.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 604,424 0.22 269,612124.18
29 Organic chemicals 158,278 0.06 285,779-44.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,113 0.00 94417.90
31 Fertilizers 2,587,325 0.96 26,928,523-90.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 39,207 0.01 20,05795.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 38,315 0.01 53,176-27.95
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 19,350 0.01 3,573441.56
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 28,367 0.01 16,77169.14
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 45,168 0.02 79,736-43.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,211,087 0.45 355,055241.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,459,407 0.54 2,904,640-49.76
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 3,795-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 598 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 358,437 0.13 608,736-41.12
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,225,417 0.83 3,145,710-29.26
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,723,216 0.64 3,750,459-54.05
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 18,936 0.01 5037,772.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 231 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 200 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 33 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 50 0.00 2692.31
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 86 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 231 0.00 2300.43
65 Headgear and parts thereof 100 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 301,477 0.11 203,65048.04
69 Ceramic products 1,429 0.00 510180.20
70 Glass and glassware 4,649 0.00 16,744-72.23
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,902,500 0.71 649,800192.78
72 Iron and steel 589,807 0.22 881,277-33.07
73 Articles of iron or steel 349,437 0.13 194,80779.38
74 Copper and articles thereof 7,711 0.00 2652,809.81
75 Nickel and articles thereof 92 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,064,382 1.88 1,563,316223.95
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 206 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 164,991 0.06 88,29386.87
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 863,069 0.32 776,52211.15
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 1,479,231 0.55 1,579,683-6.36
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,726 0.00 9,987-72.70
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 292,800-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,975,212 1.10 2,262,15431.52
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 115 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 9,600-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 264 0.00 4,069-93.51
SS Classified 81,880 0.03 0

Russia’s Imports from Malaysia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 58.27% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (66.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.22% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (16.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.72% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (12.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.60% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (0.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.23% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (1.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $32,602,509;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $9,610,435;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $6,612,609;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,238,312;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,623,024;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,833,668;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,532,014.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd 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) - a decrease of $7,144,388;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $5,834,139;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,658,364;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,898,992;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,595,189.
Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
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 94 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17,646 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 101,659 0.02 53,69789.32
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,600 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 168-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 501 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 21,853,382 4.84 21,819,0330.16
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 98,790 0.02 151,453-34.77
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 27,272,908 6.04 17,662,47354.41
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,068,692 0.24 374,828185.12
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 733,492 0.16 669,3569.58
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,145,709 2.03 7,830,44316.80
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 84,609 0.02 50,12868.79
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,544,423 0.34 3,443,415-55.15
26 Ores, slag and ash 32,602,509 7.22 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,710,301 0.38 608,215181.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 39,158 0.01 52,427-25.31
29 Organic chemicals 4,942,869 1.10 3,410,85544.92
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,658 0.00 57,993-88.52
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,946,041 0.87 2,949,00933.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,719,241 1.71 1,106,632597.54
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 7,039,265 1.56 6,460,1858.96
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 858,780 0.19 363,762136.08
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 133,681 0.03 262,059-48.99
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,399,518 0.97 5,994,707-26.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,256,094 1.16 5,097,4153.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 43,410,963 9.62 40,787,9396.43
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 16,104 0.00 1,4001,050.29
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,016 0.00 3,560-43.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 93,969 0.02 178,985-47.50
45 Cork and articles of cork 9 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 173,170 0.04 59,366191.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 227,491 0.05 170,77333.21
52 Cotton 201,938 0.04 442,448-54.36
55 Man-made staple fibers 147,772 0.03 170,452-13.31
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,743 0.00 1,039,859-99.74
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,499 0.00 2,519-40.49
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 78,922 0.02 35,153124.51
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 812,626 0.18 1,684,372-51.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 183,514 0.04 231,465-20.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 154,045 0.03 107,99542.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 89,199 0.02 161,809-44.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 49,985 0.01 131,793-62.07
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,746 0.00 689879.10
69 Ceramic products 8,841 0.00 29,836-70.37
70 Glass and glassware 51,067 0.01 64,984-21.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 424 0.00 19,896-97.87
72 Iron and steel 2,702,852 0.60 869,184210.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,933,969 0.43 2,181,285-11.34
74 Copper and articles thereof 384,463 0.09 155,471147.29
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,173 0.00 490547.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 177,921 0.04 1,435,462-87.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 206 0.00 422-51.18
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 420,870-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,616 0.00 33,097-83.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 124,342 0.03 144,723-14.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 222,976 0.05 342,968-34.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 49,908,525 11.06 52,566,889-5.06
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 179,337,097 39.73 186,481,485-3.83
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 210,311 0.05 18,0341,066.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,277,090 1.17 4,802,7449.88
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,049 0.00 5,835,188-99.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 28,305,929 6.27 23,067,61722.71
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,068 0.00 30,485-93.22
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,047,960 0.23 444,842135.58
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 2,353,106 0.52 3,586,825-34.40
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,489,024 0.55 1,922,52929.47
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 622,480 0.14 924,769-32.69
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia