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Russian trade with Papua New Guinea in 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 Papua New Guinea in 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In 2020, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $4,233,493, down 19.13% ($1,001,281) from 2019.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2020 were $863,899, down 29.50% ($361,571) from 2019.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2020 were $3,369,594, down 15.96% ($639,710) from 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in 2020 was $2,505,695, a 9.99% decrease ($278,139) over 2019.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 170th largest trading partner in 2020 (down from 169th in 2019), accounting for 0.0007% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0008% in 2019).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 178th largest export market in 2020 (down from 175th in 2019), accounting for 0.0003% of Russia’s total exports (just as in 2019).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 131st largest supplier in 2020 (down from 130th in 2019), accounting for 0.0015% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0016% in 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea in 2020 (and in 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 54.89% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (65.81% in 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 32.55% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (25.46% in 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.43% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.01% in 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.10% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (2.76% in 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (1.73% in 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2020 over 2019 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) - an increase of $46,287;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $35,482;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $29,589;
  • 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 $20,887;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,743.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2020 over 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $362,570;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $97,904;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $21,667;
  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $7,524;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $3,611;
  • 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 $2,960;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $2,655.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2020
over 2019
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 828-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 34-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 2,224-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 798-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 7,524-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 416-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 1,038-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 1,517-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 3,611-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,343-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 1,888-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 42-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,284 0.50 541691.87
29 Organic chemicals 435,008 50.35 797,578-45.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 1,589-100.00
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 1,445 0.17 4,405-67.20
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 262-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 372-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 37,711 4.37 2,2291,591.83
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 67-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 29,669 3.43 8036,986.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 123-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,022 0.23 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 399-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,529 1.10 31,196-69.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,655-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 146,887 17.00 244,791-39.99
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 53,852 6.23 32,96563.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 80,492 9.32 34,205135.32
SS Classified 63,000 7.29 50 75024.14

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian imports from Papua New Guinea in 2020 (and in 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.19% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.91% in 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2020 over 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $14,263.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2020 over 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $659,139.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2020
over 2019
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,342,141 99.19 4,001,280-16.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 4,421-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,178 0.03 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 17,609 0.52 3,346426.27
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 257-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,569 0.25 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 97 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia