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

Russia’s Trade with the Philippines

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with the Philippines was $382,049,700, down 16.94% ($77,900,887) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $249,426,178, down 26.23% ($88,685,279) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2019 totaled $132,623,522, up 8.85% ($10,784,392) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $116,802,656, a 45.99% decrease ($99,469,671) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

The Philippines was Russia’s 62nd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 54th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2124% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2462% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The Philippines was Russia’s 57th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 51st in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2230% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2716% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The Philippines was Russia’s 58th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 57th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1950% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1954% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to the Philippines

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 45.58% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (31.10% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 43.43% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (25.68% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.16% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (38.29% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.73% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (3.09% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (1.33% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.00% of Russia’s total exports to the Philippines (0.50% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $21,510,945;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $8,362,286;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,701,780;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,244,850.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $116,021,722;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $3,529,090;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $1,057,212;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $986,556;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $882,552.
Russia’s exports to the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 882,552-100.00
10 Cereals 9,870,715 3.96 125,892,437-92.16
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 151,133 0.06 62,643141.26
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 209 0.00 16129.81
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 60,996 0.02 16,080279.33
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 2,229-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,293,547 2.12 2,591,767104.24
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 523,887 0.21 531,045-1.35
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 107,811,793 43.22 86,300,84824.93
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 600,908 0.24 1,658,120-63.76
30 Pharmaceutical products 46,185 0.02 22,500105.27
31 Fertilizers 98,417 0.04 1,084,973-90.93
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 21,743 0.01 8,816146.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 280,220 0.11 142,09397.21
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 178,784 0.07 1,75810,069.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 101,715 0.04 155,194-34.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,199,654 0.48 1,433,340-16.30
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 60-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 969,254 0.39 1,015,973-4.60
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 44,863 0.02 104,807-57.19
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,803,169 2.33 9,332,259-37.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 164 0.00 400-59.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 1,003-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 82,383 0.03 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2 0.00 764-99.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 26-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 781 0.00 2,332-66.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 44 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 178 0.00 18,786-99.05
69 Ceramic products 96,146 0.04 0
70 Glass and glassware 1,134 0.00 263331.18
72 Iron and steel 113,473,157 45.49 105,110,8717.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,180 0.01 2,769412.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 81 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 191,526 0.08 29,162556.77
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,735 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,818 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 134 0.00 3,409-96.07
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 179,052 0.07 575,448-68.88
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 48,104 0.02 61,431-21.69
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,212,392 0.89 967,542128.66
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 58,421 0.02 86,340-32.34
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 700-100.00
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 878 0.00 223,890.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 693 0.00 1,250-44.56
SS Classified 5,983 0.00 9 284-35.56

Russia’s Imports from the Philippines

The major share of Russian imports from the Philippines 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) - 81.81% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (83.95% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.58% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (8.32% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.37% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (3.51% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.78% of Russia’s total imports from the Philippines (2.36% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Philippines 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 $3,746,478;
  • 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 $1,854,753;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $1,489,960;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,174,900;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $798,736;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $722,185;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $706,767;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $663,905;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - an increase of $481,264.

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,280,157.
Russia’s imports from the Philippines in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 4,617 0.00 21,346-78.37
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 21,240 0.02 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,672 0.00 4,00241.73
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 22,780 0.02 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,197,643 4.67 5,834,7026.22
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 4,173-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 4,191,539 3.16 2,701,57955.15
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 605-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,211 0.00 16,363-92.60
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 352,145 0.27 422,770-16.71
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 916 0.00 13,585-93.26
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,907 0.00 1,732125.58
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 931,238 0.70 731,89727.24
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 63,112 0.05 137,816-54.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,571 0.00 8,997-82.54
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 903,171 0.68 239,266277.48
29 Organic chemicals 214,053 0.16 408,047-47.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,128,641 0.85 406,456177.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 191,207 0.14 40,716369.61
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 5,608 0.00 53,683-89.55
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 617,128 0.47 953,487-35.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,764,578 1.33 589,678199.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 548,746 0.41 1,828,903-70.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 890,455 0.67 589,55951.04
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 43,487 0.03 14,988190.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 145,109 0.11 21,909562.33
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3,054 0.00 19,033-83.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 12,049 0.01 40,421-70.19
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4 0.00 2,807-99.86
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 128-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 62,148-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 52,999-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 12,621 0.01 234,984-94.63
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 58,261 0.04 75,111-22.43
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 19 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,063,989 1.56 1,718,45720.11
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,204,619 0.91 405,883196.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,814 0.01 20,885-24.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 80,881 0.06 90,383-10.51
65 Headgear and parts thereof 248,693 0.19 211,02217.85
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 228-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 537-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,767 0.00 3,738-25.98
69 Ceramic products 23,821 0.02 15,34155.28
70 Glass and glassware 50,882 0.04 1,2623,931.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 814 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 175,621 0.13 174,3760.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 76 0.00 1,401-94.58
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 231,596 0.17 50,946354.59
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,584 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 49,161 0.04 57,837-15.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 36,653,181 27.64 32,906,70311.39
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 67,950,247 51.24 66,095,4942.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 251,862 0.19 347,137-27.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,638,391 2.74 2,931,62424.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 675,540 0.51 194,276247.72
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,089-100.00
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 112,449 0.08 154,777-27.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 302,030 0.23 378,687-20.24
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 477,000 0.36 538,341-11.39
SS Classified 71,722 0.05 4 8161,389.24
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia