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

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $1,059,486, down 33.23% ($527,330) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $466,537, up 7.65% ($33,140) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $592,949, down 48.59% ($560,470) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $126,412, a 82.44% decrease ($593,610) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 169th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 163rd in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0006% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0009% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 167th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0004% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 138th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 124th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0009% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0019% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea 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) - 83.21% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (46.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.44% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (23.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.09% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $261,280;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $2,655;
  • 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 $1,540.

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $71,383;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $22,245;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $13,379;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $3,117.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
29 Organic chemicals 386,316 82.81 125,036208.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 71,383-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,899 0.41 5,016-62.14
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 57-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,442 0.52 2,906-15.97
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,655 0.57 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47,000 10.07 60,379-22.16
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 15,520 3.33 13,98011.02
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,855 1.04 27,100-82.08
SS Classified 5,850 1.25 127 540-95.41

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.96% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.99% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $561,087.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 592,176 99.87 1,153,263-48.65
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 522 0.09 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 251 0.04 0
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 0 0.00 156-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia