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Changes in 2005-2011 Foreign Trade in Services Data

Changes in 2005-2011 Foreign Trade in Services Data of the Russian Federation Compiled under the Methodology
of the 6th Edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6)
vis-a-vis the 5th Edition of the Balance of Payments Manual (BPM5) Data

Absolute deviation of data according to BPM6 from data according to BPM5* (millions of US dollars) Percentage deviation of data according to BPM6 from data according to BPM5 Cause of change
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011** 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011**
Services 2,149 3,059 2,170 3,870 2,235 2,582 2,491
Exports 3,875 4,616 4,603 5,958 4,203 4,178 4,014 13.4% 12.9% 10.5% 10.4% 9.2% 8.5% 6.9%
Imports 1,726 1,557 2,433 2,088 1,967 1,596 1,523 4.3% 3.4% 4.0% 2.7% 3.1% 2.1% 1.7%
Manufacturing services on physical inputs owned by others 1,192 1,644 1,665 2,533 1,823 2,120 1,994 New type of services is introduced (previously shown as part of “goods” in the balance of payments and part of “other business services”).
Exports 1,401 1,869 1,978 2,891 2,006 2,322 2,227 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Imports 209 225 313 358 183 202 234 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Maintenance and repair services 152 303 303 473 845 1,096 539 New type of services is introduced (previously shown as part of “goods” in the balance of payments and part of “transport services” and “other business services”).
Exports 917 939 886 1,152 1,358 1,826 1,702 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Imports 764 636 583 679 513 730 1,163 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Transport 105 200 92 86 58 66 139 Transport repair services are excluded; post and courier services are added (previously were a part of “communication services”).
Exports -26 -29 -47 -77 -81 -126 234 -0.3% -0.3% -0.4% -0.5% -0.7% -0.8% 1.4%
Imports -131 -229 -139 -163 -139 -192 95 -2.6% -3.5% -1.5% -1.3% -1.5% -1.6% 0.6%
Travel 342 628 792 608 -114 -106 -507 Purchase of automobiles for personal use is excluded; purchase (in the host country) of durables for personal needs by households owning real estate abroad without bringing them to the territory of the Russian Federation is added.
Exports 0 0 0 0 0 0 -71 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -0.6%
Imports -342 -628 -792 -608 114 106 436 -2.0% -3.6% -3.9% -2.6% 0.5% 0.4% 1.3%
Construction 826 1,134 1,154 1,438 661 642 1,343 Goods purchased by construction enterprises in the country where construction works are carried out are added.
Exports 1,105 1,488 1,370 1,653 830 862 1,289 33.3% 32.8% 28.4% 26.2% 20.1% 24.7% 29.2%
Imports 279 353 216 215 169 220 -55 6.5% 7.1% 3.2% 2.4% 3.6% 4.8% -1.0%
Insurance and pension services 0 0 0 237 24 -7 -58 New source of information has appeared avaliable since 2008 which allowed to calculate data according to the methodological standards.
Exports 0 0 0 -181 -70 -33 -106 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -39.0% -18.8% -7.7% -31.7%
Imports 0 0 0 -418 -94 -26 -48 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -50.3% -11.0% -2.5% -3.8%
Financial services -490 -772 -1,427 -1,364 -683 -936 -685 In the imports part financial intermediation services indirectly measured (FISIM) are added, previously counted as a part of income payable.
Exports 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Imports 490 772 1,427 1,364 683 936 685 35.5% 46.1% 49.2% 39.6% 31.5% 35.2% 28.2%
Charges for the use of intellectual property 56 35 57 67 7 -14 -37 Purchase (sale) of non-productional non-financial assets is excluded, now it is recorded in the capital account of the balance of payments.
Exports -4 -26 -45 -47 -113 -239 -312 -1.5% -9.5% -12.8% -11.6% -29.7% -61.9% -56.2%
Imports -60 -61 -102 -114 -120 -224 -275 -3.9% -3.2% -3.8% -2.5% -3.0% -4.6% -4.7%
Other business services -34 -114 -466 -208 -379 -273 -237 Manufacturing services on physical inputs owned by others as well as maintenance and repair services are excluded, now they are introduced as separate kinds of services; services of rental of the buildings are included in operating leasing.
Exports 483 376 461 567 274 -434 -950 8.3% 5.0% 4.6% 4.1% 2.4% -3.5% -6.4%
Imports 517 490 927 774 653 -161 -712 7.4% 5.4% 7.4% 4.6% 4.5% -1.0% -3.8%
of which:
Operating leasing services -14 -21 -232 -21 -11 0 0
Exports 512 576 795 957 792 0 0 56.8% 59.4% 57.6% 60.2% 61.6% 0.0% 0.0%
Imports 526 597 1,026 978 803 0 0 46.4% 44.3% 45.6% 38.3% 34.9% 0.0% 0.0%

* Data according to BPM6 exceeding data according to BPM5 has “+” sign; data according to BPM6 decreasing compared to data according to BPM5 has “-” sign.
** Changes in data on 2011 are also invoked by specified information of some of the sources and by the revisions of some estimates.
Updated April 15, 2013.