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Russian trade with Papua New Guinea in 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 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea totaled $5,234,774, up 29.66% ($1,197,501) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2019 totaled $1,225,470, up 27.34% ($263,090) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2019 totaled $4,009,304, up 30.39% ($934,411) from 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in 2019 was $2,783,834, a 31.78% increase ($671,321) over 2018.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 169th largest trading partner in 2019 (up from 173rd in 2018), accounting for 0.0008% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0006% in 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 175th largest export market in 2019 (up from 180th in 2018), accounting for 0.0003% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0002% in 2018).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 130th largest supplier in 2019 (up from 135th in 2018), accounting for 0.0016% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0013% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 65.81% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (53.29% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.46% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (24.81% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.76% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.84% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.73% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.00% in 2018).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $384,889;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $56,412;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $26,490;
  • 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 $17,385;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - an increase of $7,524.

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $92,290;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5,198.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 828 0.07 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 34 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,224 0.18 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 798 0.07 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 7,524 0.61 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 416 0.03 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,038 0.08 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,517 0.12 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,611 0.29 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,343 0.11 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,888 0.15 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 42 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 541 0.04 5,739-90.57
29 Organic chemicals 797,578 65.08 412,68993.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,589 0.13 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 4,405 0.36 2,48077.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 262 0.02 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 372 0.03 92,662-99.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,229 0.18 5,016-55.56
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 67 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 80 0.01 5740.35
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 123 0.01 0
69 Ceramic products 399 0.03 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 3,370-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 31,196 2.55 4,706562.90
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 2,655 0.22 1,78948.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 244,791 19.98 188,37929.95
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 32,965 2.69 15,580111.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 34,205 2.79 34,763-1.61
SS Classified 50,750 4.14 193 540-73.78

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.91% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.88% in 2018).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $934,920.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,001,280 99.80 3,066,36030.49
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,421 0.11 4,789-7.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,346 0.08 2,34142.93
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 257 0.01 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
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
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 000-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia