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Russian trade in goods with Cyprus in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Cyprus was $142,903,915, down 60.10% ($215,241,977) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $133,629,480, down 62.11% ($219,019,834) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $9,274,435, up 68.73% ($3,777,857) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $124,355,045, a 64.18% decrease ($222,797,691) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Cyprus was Russia’s 78th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 63rd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0794% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1917% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Cyprus was Russia’s 67th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 50th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1195% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2833% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Cyprus was Russia’s 98th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 110th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0136% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0088% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

The major share of Russian exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 68.39% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (56.77% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.96% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (0.56% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.43% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (3.45% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.26% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (2.46% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.28% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (0.81% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.07% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (35.75% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $10,906,947;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $946,687.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $124,620,608;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $106,117,115;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $3,359,824;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,712,773;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,334,016;
  • Zinc and articles thereof (HS code 79) - a decrease of $1,774,592;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $734,132;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $490,916.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 9,311 0.01 5,95256.43
02 Meat and edible meat offal 18,865 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 132-100.00
10 Cereals 3,571,220 2.67 5,905,236-39.52
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 27,101-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 18,004-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 44 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 8,734-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10,589 0.01 10,3202.61
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10,083 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,093 0.00 2,43626.97
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,617 0.00 22,689-75.24
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,117 0.01 3,76788.93
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 44,331 0.03 158,657-72.06
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,006,738 1.50 2,497,654-19.66
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 18,931 0.01 2,731,704-99.31
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 91,365,901 68.37 197,483,016-53.73
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,939,984 1.45 1,568,33823.70
29 Organic chemicals 11,061,031 8.28 154,0847,078.57
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 9-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,266 0.01 19,470-62.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,131 0.00 0
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 13,845 0.01 12,21813.32
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 96,444 0.07 85,10413.32
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 38,416 0.03 50,702-24.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 70,063 0.05 17,904291.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 72,000 0.05 66,4838.30
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,380 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,025 0.00 8,691-88.21
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,825,071 2.11 2,569,3369.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 151,064 0.11 251,628-39.97
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 65,310 0.05 33,60494.35
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 6,924-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 144 0.00 223,876-99.94
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 318 0.00 1,467-78.32
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 226 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 465 0.00 131254.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,748 0.00 446516.14
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,999 0.00 1211,552.07
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,619 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 249 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 109,827 0.08 7,8641,296.58
69 Ceramic products 1,647 0.00 1011,530.69
70 Glass and glassware 17,923 0.01 2297,726.64
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11,174 0.01 46,982-76.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 64,655 0.05 59,9977.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 946,687 0.71 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 734,132-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,247,373 4.68 9,607,197-34.97
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,774,592-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 79 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,587 0.00 3,2918.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 150,021 0.11 424,085-64.62
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 743,394 0.56 401,51385.15
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 2,743-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 15,993-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 507,572 0.38 125,128,180-99.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25,627 0.02 115,748-77.86
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 69,062 0.05 26,194163.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 516-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,035 0.01 17,830-60.54
SS Classified 11,291,172 8.45 336 1893,258.58

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

The major share of Russian imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 63.55% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (55.68% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.88% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (32.87% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.11% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (5.51% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.39% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (1.46% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $5,796,852;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,449,169;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $49,831;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $29,525.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2,961,211;
  • 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) - a decrease of $219,599;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $212,714;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $62,126;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $59,815;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $53,655.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 18,810 0.20 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 20,212 0.22 11,31278.68
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 169,022 1.82 231,148-26.88
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 12,204 0.13 3,132289.66
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,383-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 685 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 12,175 0.13 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 55,024 0.59 55,963-1.68
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,726,393 29.40 1,277,224113.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 84,723 0.91 100,195-15.44
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 731 0.01 220,330-99.67
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 143,354 1.55 148,273-3.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,084 0.01 60,899-98.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 174 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 3,380-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 29,525 0.32 0
52 Cotton 9,881 0.11 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 26,540 0.29 80,195-66.91
70 Glass and glassware 11,756 0.13 0
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 22,640-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,563 0.02 314397.77
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 49,831 0.54 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,893,307 63.54 96,4556,009.90
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 406 0.00 2,783-85.41
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 2,961,211-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,027 0.08 219,741-96.80
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia