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Russian trade in goods with Cyprus in Q2 2020

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 second quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cyprus

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Cyprus was $86,916,833, down 36.86% ($50,749,245) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $82,873,168, down 35.42% ($45,452,828) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $4,043,665, down 56.71% ($5,296,417) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $78,829,503, a 33.75% decrease ($40,156,411) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Cyprus was Russia’s 82nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 76th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0712% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0860% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Cyprus was Russia’s 68th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 67th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1185% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1274% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Cyprus was Russia’s 111th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 97th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0078% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0157% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Cyprus

The major share of Russian exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 85.48% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (85.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.36% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (6.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.54% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (3.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.24% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.09% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.00% of Russia’s total exports to Cyprus (1.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,394,424;
  • 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 $1,171,049;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1,144,886.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 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 $37,999,444;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $5,744,143;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3,004,703;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $579,577;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $442,987;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $373,498.
Russia’s exports to Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
01 Live animals 0 0.00 5,373-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 191-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 29-100.00
10 Cereals 550,482 0.66 796,554-30.89
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 9,525-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 89,901 0.11 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17 0.00 19-10.53
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 237 0.00 11,021-97.85
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,669 0.01 517996.52
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 34,491 0.04 26,45630.37
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18,334 0.02 3,108489.90
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 49,615 0.06 99,340-50.06
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,938,429 2.34 544,005256.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 19,385 0.02 392,883-95.07
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 70,824,277 85.46 108,823,721-34.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,822,828 2.20 651,779179.67
29 Organic chemicals 859,193 1.04 3,863,896-77.76
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,655 0.02 1,585761.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,622 0.01 68,169-91.75
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 77 0.00 35,108-99.78
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 10,383 0.01 19,733-47.38
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 17 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 65,718 0.08 34,99287.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 15,357 0.02 14,3906.72
39 Plastics and articles thereof 144,158 0.17 2,3006,167.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 63-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,635 0.00 1,826-10.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,658,358 2.00 2,237,935-25.90
45 Cork and articles of cork 155 0.00 256-39.45
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 42,682 0.05 173,912-75.46
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 31,574 0.04 51,769-39.01
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 40-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 4-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 25,119 0.03 142,697-82.40
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 309-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 308 0.00 2973.70
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,143 0.00 2,587-55.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 392-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,614 0.00 9,899-83.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 114-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 271 0.00 17257.56
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 741 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,998 0.01 55,373-83.75
69 Ceramic products 1,189 0.00 711,574.65
70 Glass and glassware 2,080 0.00 258706.20
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,618 0.01 56,539-91.83
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 96,861-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 86,777 0.10 81,1726.91
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,144,943 1.38 572,008,571.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,376,852 2.87 8,120,995-70.73
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 306 0.00 97215.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 375 0.00 1,640-77.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 259,315 0.31 702,302-63.08
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 540,797 0.65 530,7431.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 304 0.00 183,398-99.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 20,886-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 32,075 0.04 39,462-18.72
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,544-100.00
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 88,826 0.11 81,8888.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,216 0.01 25,819-60.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 51,352 0.06 23,326120.15
SS Classified 32,700 0.04 276 592-88.18

Russia’s Imports from Cyprus

The major share of Russian imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 75.58% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (11.39% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.79% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (85.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.15% of Russia’s total imports from Cyprus (2.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,354,624;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $658,638;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $97,691.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 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 $7,871,617;
  • 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 $214,626;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $97,898;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $62,679;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $56,681;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $34,005;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $28,320;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $18,683;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $18,267.
Russia’s imports from Cyprus in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 97,898-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 9,587-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 34,005-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 116,504 2.88 18,813519.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 51,309 1.27 61,787-16.96
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,027 0.17 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,919,867 72.21 565,243416.57
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 27,622 0.68 90,301-69.41
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 0 0.00 214,626-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 66,366 1.64 123,047-46.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 42,486 1.05 70,806-40.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 2,488-100.00
52 Cotton 10,659 0.26 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 2,356-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,092 0.03 19,359-94.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 140 0.00 42233.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 591-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 413 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 1,001-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 790,674 19.55 132,036498.83
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 5,796 0.14 7,877,413-99.93
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 547 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,157 0.08 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 18,683-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia