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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with the Philippines was $280,452,414, down 4.06% ($11,858,238) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $167,407,497, down 10.95% ($20,593,834) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $113,044,917, up 8.37% ($8,735,596) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $54,362,580, a 35.04% decrease ($29,329,430) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

The Philippines was Russia’s 66th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 65th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1691% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1699% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The Philippines was Russia’s 61st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 63rd in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1620% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1676% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The Philippines was Russia’s 57th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 56th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1807% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1742% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 62.03% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (27.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.41% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (17.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 14.46% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (47.99% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.51% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (5.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.94% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.38% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $48,861,811;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,015,156;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,414,927;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,380,277;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $916,409;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $684,738;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $624,862.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Philippines 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) - a decrease of $65,997,471;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,975,091;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,061,652;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,866,430.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
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 8,337 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 34,408-100.00
10 Cereals 20,543,768 12.27 28,518,859-27.96
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 16,101-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 46,825 0.03 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 69,311 0.04 11,700492.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 196 0.00 334-41.32
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,134,612 3.07 3,719,68538.04
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4 0.00 24,136-99.98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24,203,568 14.46 90,201,039-73.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,814,438 1.08 1,189,57652.53
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,824 0.01 33,588-67.77
31 Fertilizers 1,380,277 0.82 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 12,291 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 175,617 0.10 79,814120.03
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 368,382 0.22 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 227,318 0.14 69,062229.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 933,647 0.56 248,909275.10
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 70-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 919,738 0.55 771,26619.25
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 101,498-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,630,405 3.96 8,692,057-23.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 822-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,592 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 363,638 0.22 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 102-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 40-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 128-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 20-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 40-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 65,035 0.04 44,94944.69
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 100,915,052 60.28 52,053,24193.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 919,414 0.55 3,00530,496.14
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,015,156 1.20 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 130-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 895-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 200,006 0.12 141,17141.68
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 366,835 0.22 59,216519.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,631 0.00 1,868,061-99.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 71,167 0.04 83,649-14.92
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,404 0.00 908,126.67
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 600-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 27,358-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 150-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 5 561-100.00

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines 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) - 79.41% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (82.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.53% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (10.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.65% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.90% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (2.44% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4,623,042;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,619,570;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $1,386,107;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,252,090;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $610,558;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $439,227;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $420,256.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Philippines 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 $1,178,584;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $725,548;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $513,848.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
01 Live animals 9,562 0.01 20,510-53.38
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 3,869-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 14,391 0.01 25,391-43.32
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,957,536 6.15 7,683,084-9.44
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,941,480 2.60 1,555,37389.12
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 13,523-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 163,908 0.14 250,458-34.56
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,030 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,724 0.00 2,257-23.62
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 782,336 0.69 537,80145.47
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 70,533 0.06 43,44062.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,868 0.00 8,762-55.85
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,221,641 2.85 602,071435.09
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 131 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 263,357 0.23 396,888-33.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 107 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 428,924 0.38 158,139171.23
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 23,652 0.02 40,176-41.13
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 8,976 0.01 242,515-96.30
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 23-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 816,343 0.72 973,188-16.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,612,247 1.43 360,157347.65
40 Rubber and articles thereof 976,505 0.86 1,490,353-34.48
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 976,302 0.86 537,07581.78
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 159,605 0.14 153,4334.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 146,937 0.13 3,2144,471.78
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 12,625 0.01 8171,445.29
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21,739 0.02 9,766122.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,120 0.00 260330.77
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 941-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 125,968 0.11 20,467515.47
55 Man-made staple fibers 926 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 32,128 0.03 21,98246.16
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 62,637 0.06 63,387-1.18
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 162-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 561,836 0.50 787,236-28.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 551,110 0.49 861,091-36.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 23,823 0.02 7,914201.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 658,733 0.58 631,6414.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 133,161 0.12 154,866-14.02
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,409 0.01 8,287-10.59
69 Ceramic products 9,395 0.01 9,453-0.61
70 Glass and glassware 10,202 0.01 1759,911.76
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,218 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 160,544 0.14 140,70414.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 98 0.00 7825.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 62,806 0.06 3,5641,662.23
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,990 0.00 877126.91
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 24,850 0.02 38,019-34.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,520,184 28.77 27,897,14216.57
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 53,917,516 47.70 55,096,100-2.14
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 6,000 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 316,553 0.28 259,15022.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,003,834 2.66 2,393,27625.51
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 437,406 0.39 17,1502,450.47
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 75,099 0.07 37,66599.39
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 162,009 0.14 191,422-15.37
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 528,497 0.47 532,911-0.83
SS Classified 30,406 0.03 21 27642.91
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia