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Russian trade in goods with Malaysia in Q2 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 Malaysia in the second quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Malaysia

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Malaysia totaled $1,058,165,036, up 102.01% ($534,359,789) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $569,490,342, up 143.97% ($336,066,053) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $488,674,694, up 68.29% ($198,293,736) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade balance with Malaysia went from a deficit of $56,956,669 in the 2nd quarter of 2020, to a surplus of $80,815,648 in the 2nd quarter of 2021.

Malaysia was Russia’s 34th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 41st in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.5591% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.4293% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Malaysia was Russia’s 39th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 51st in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4951% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3339% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Malaysia was Russia’s 30th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 33rd in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.6584% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.5575% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Malaysia

The major share of Russian exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 87.20% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (84.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.97% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (1.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.29% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (2.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.81% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (1.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.72% of Russia’s total exports to Malaysia (1.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 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 $299,272,942;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $46,276,889;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,869,573.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 13,513 0.00 14,642-7.71
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 73,828 0.01 56,88229.79
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 5,418-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 56,769 0.01 66,345-14.43
10 Cereals 170,990 0.03 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10,600 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 479,351 0.08 546,837-12.34
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,527,630 0.44 2,176,82916.12
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 6,875 0.00 6,2639.77
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 553,635 0.10 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 21,771 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 16,756-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 82,349 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 3,927-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 125,398 0.02 49,959151.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 354,445 0.06 0
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,149,051 0.20 1,676,538-31.46
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 495,092,243 86.94 195,819,301152.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,016,957 0.18 685,56448.34
29 Organic chemicals 454,787 0.08 550,839-17.44
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 1,067-100.00
31 Fertilizers 47,516,864 8.34 1,239,9753,732.08
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,541 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 84,136 0.01 50,37867.01
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 44,386 0.01 12,141265.59
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 28,466-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 93,120 0.02 3,6352,461.76
39 Plastics and articles thereof 510,570 0.09 543,338-6.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,367,784 0.24 1,399,698-2.28
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 101 0.00 992.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 595,810 0.10 238,637149.67
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,118,924 0.37 1,303,63362.54
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,887,773 0.33 1,255,70550.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23 0.00 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 962-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 3-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 180-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 4,978-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 103 0.00 10930.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 13-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 19,936 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,102 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 60-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 170,870 0.03 53,691218.25
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 44-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 9,850 0.00 46,799-78.95
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,664,060 0.29 541,575207.26
72 Iron and steel 592,520 0.10 743,746-20.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 183,276 0.03 675,948-72.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,479 0.00 8,288-82.15
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,881 0.00 313500.96
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,409,870 1.13 3,540,29781.05
80 Tin and articles thereof 4,803 0.00 6,484-25.93
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,120 0.00 107,155-98.02
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 128,592 0.02 25,738399.62
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 110 0.00 1,437-92.35
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 644,649 0.11 622,1873.61
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 945,313 0.17 559,31669.01
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 33,461 0.01 27,95119.71
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,245 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,071,610 0.36 842,170145.98
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 2,216-100.00
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 183,876 0.03 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,644 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,736 0.00 5,330-48.67
SS Classified 0 0.00 17 854 526-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malaysia

The major share of Russian imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 60.36% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (59.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 25.64% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (20.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.20% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (13.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.85% of Russia’s total imports from Malaysia (3.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 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) - an increase of $75,475,569;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $59,274,639;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $20,214,886;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $12,085,751;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8,615,589;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $6,656,536;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $5,733,290;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $3,215,352;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,652,357;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $2,421,781;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,274,766;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,666,967.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,939,723;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3,962,864;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $2,591,679.
Russia’s imports from Malaysia in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 903 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 237 0.00 102,270.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 23,840 0.00 17,61635.33
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 214,344 0.04 68,137214.58
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7,024 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 1,360-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17,688,566 3.62 15,036,20917.64
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 259,245 0.05 88,913191.57
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 22,086,316 4.52 15,429,78043.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,638,284 0.54 1,457,67180.99
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,360 0.00 25,700-79.14
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,651,396 1.98 7,376,63030.84
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,946,548 0.40 831,789134.02
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 208,564 0.04 126,35465.06
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 256,504-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 798,036 0.16 1,143,436-30.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 253,093 0.05 253,927-0.33
29 Organic chemicals 1,579,027 0.32 5,541,891-71.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 14,768 0.00 5,605163.48
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 10,940-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,567,645 0.73 1,145,864211.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,503,913 1.13 2,288,561140.50
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 7,144,708 1.46 5,818,36722.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 777,503 0.16 395,06496.80
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 115,860 0.02 51,727123.98
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,867,913 1.41 5,792,13718.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,385,195 1.10 3,718,22844.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 94,069,600 19.25 34,794,961170.35
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,485 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,207 0.00 2002,003.50
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,754 0.00 44,862-78.26
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 758,393 0.16 479,51758.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 52,608 0.01 52,0721.03
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 77,613-100.00
52 Cotton 393,751 0.08 211,07386.55
54 Man-made filaments 67,198 0.01 231,270-70.94
55 Man-made staple fibers 67,003 0.01 21,489211.80
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 18,142 0.00 8,008126.55
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,087 0.00 3,0670.65
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 18,366 0.00 689,490-97.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 678,812 0.14 275,428146.46
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 75,130 0.02 109,083-31.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 507,110 0.10 242,037109.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 18,632 0.00 9,026106.43
65 Headgear and parts thereof 62,244 0.01 44,07741.22
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,326 0.00 1,899391.10
69 Ceramic products 25,334 0.01 5,034403.26
70 Glass and glassware 83,772 0.02 50,93964.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10,937 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 4,939,723-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,578,869 0.32 1,103,15643.12
74 Copper and articles thereof 945,350 0.19 3,537,029-73.27
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,606 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,302,748 0.27 85,4631,424.34
78 Lead and articles thereof 47 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 378 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,388 0.00 29,282-71.35
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 121,100 0.02 146,656-17.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 199,900 0.04 154,69829.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 48,183,215 9.86 36,097,46433.48
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 184,238,891 37.70 108,763,32269.39
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 346,167 0.07 179,62592.72
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,132,279 1.87 3,398,989168.68
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 20,214,886 4.14 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 32,859,506 6.72 24,243,91735.54
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34,939 0.01 7,850345.08
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,106,101 0.23 444,818148.66
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 1,927,220 0.39 975,03897.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,785,817 0.37 1,470,68621.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,010,108 0.21 569,67777.31
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia