Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade with Papua New Guinea in 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 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Papua New Guinea

In 2021, Russia’s trade with Papua New Guinea was $3,680,605, down 13.06% ($552,888) from 2020.

Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2021 were $544,006, down 37.03% ($319,893) from 2020.

Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2021 were $3,136,599, down 6.91% ($232,995) from 2020.

Russia’s trade deficit with Papua New Guinea in 2021 was $2,592,593, a 3.47% increase ($86,898) over 2020.

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 170th largest trading partner in 2021 (just as in 2020), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0007% in 2020).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 182nd largest export market in 2021 (down from 178th in 2020), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0003% in 2020).

Papua New Guinea was Russia’s 136th largest supplier in 2021 (down from 131st in 2020), accounting for 0.0011% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0015% in 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Papua New Guinea

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 74.57% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (54.89% in 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.97% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (32.55% in 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.32% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (1.10% in 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Papua New Guinea (3.43% in 2020).

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

  • 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) - an increase of $1,955.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $111,687;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $108,037;
  • 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 $51,571;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $29,669;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $26,147;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $8,055;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $7,593;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $2,022.
Russia’s exports to Papua New Guinea in 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2021
over 2020
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,465 0.82 4,2844.23
29 Organic chemicals 326,971 60.10 435,008-24.84
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 3,400 0.62 1,445135.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,392 0.26 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 11,564 2.13 37,711-69.34
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 29,669-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 2,022-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 760 0.14 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,474 0.27 9,529-84.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 35,200 6.47 146,887-76.04
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 0.42 53,852-95.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 72,899 13.40 80,492-9.43
SS Classified 0 0.00 63 000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Papua New Guinea

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 98.88% of Russia’s total imports from Papua New Guinea (99.19% in 2020).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $244,293.
Russia’s imports from Papua New Guinea in 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2021
over 2020
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,097,848 98.76 3,342,141-7.31
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 228 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,493 0.11 0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6,506 0.21 1,178452.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16,517 0.53 17,609-6.20
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,621 0.24 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 8,569-100.00
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 0.14 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 47 0.00 97-51.55
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia