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Russian trade in goods with Papua New Guinea in Q1 2021

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 first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $764,112, down 25.78% ($265,382) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $187,237, up 310.56% ($141,632) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $576,875, down 41.37% ($407,014) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $389,638, a 58.47% decrease ($548,646) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 170th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 162nd in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0007% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 174th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 178th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0001% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 136th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 128th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0009% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0019% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 87.09% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.20% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $161,671;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,200;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,474;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,392.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 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 $44,200;
  • 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 $605.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
29 Organic chemicals 161,671 86.35 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,392 0.74 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,474 0.79 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,200 2.78 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 0.00 605-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 800 0.43 45,000-98.22
SS Classified 16,700 8.92 0

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

The major share of Russian imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 98.46% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.99% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $4,525;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $4,339.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $415,808.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 568,011 98.46 983,819-42.26
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 70-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,525 0.78 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,339 0.75 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia