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

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea totaled $1,264,167, up 54.15% ($444,057) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $374,146, up 356.10% ($292,114) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $890,021, up 20.59% ($151,943) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $515,875, a 21.37% decrease ($140,171) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 157th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 170th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0007% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0004% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 159th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 175th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0003% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0001% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 130th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 133rd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0013% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0012% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 58.20% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.74% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (11.29% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.91% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (4.14% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea 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 $215,540;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $115,791;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $25,858;
  • 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 $12,600;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,886.

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $7,663;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $3,370;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,789;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,610.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 541 0.14 0
29 Organic chemicals 215,540 57.61 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 1,886 0.50 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 330 0.09 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 3,370-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 25,858 6.91 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,610-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 1,789-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 115,791 30.95 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 14,200 3.80 1,600787.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 7,663-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 66 000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.85% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.97% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $149,702.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 887,533 99.72 737,83120.29
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,189 0.13 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,293 0.15 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6 0.00 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 0.00 247-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia