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Russian trade in goods with Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea in the second quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $931,988, down 56.18% ($1,194,988) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2021 were $241,924, down 59.12% ($349,820) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2021 were $690,064, down 55.05% ($845,168) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2021 was $448,140, a 52.50% decrease ($495,348) over the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 167th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 148th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0017% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 172nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 153rd in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0008% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 135th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 120th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0009% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0029% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 71.66% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (76.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.35% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (11.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (1.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $28,459.

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $269,708;
  • 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 $37,931;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6,940;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6,171;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $5,226;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4,284;
  • 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 $1,445.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 4,284-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 165,300 68.33 435,008-62.00
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 0 0.00 1,445-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,069 3.34 13,295-39.31
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 474-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 6,171-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 6,940-100.00
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 2,281 0.94 40,212-94.33
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 49,374 20.41 20,915136.07
SS Classified 16,900 6.99 63 000-73.17

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 97.32% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.74% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $11,992;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $6,506.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $858,119;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $6,228.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 670,885 97.22 1,529,004-56.12
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 679 0.10 0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6,506 0.94 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,992 1.74 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 6,228-100.00
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 2 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia