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Russian trade with Angola in 2012

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Angola in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Angola

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Angola was $34,961,117, down 26.70% ($12,734,509) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Angola in 2012 were $34,856,541, down 26.77% ($12,744,917) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Angola in 2012 totaled $104,576, up 11.05% ($10,408) from 2011.

Russia’s trade surplus with Angola in 2012 was $34,751,965, a 26.85% decrease ($12,755,325) over 2011.

Angola was Russia’s 136th largest trading partner in 2012 (down from 133rd in 2011), accounting for 0.0042% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0058% in 2011).

Angola was Russia’s 115th largest export market in 2012 (down from 113th in 2011), accounting for 0.0066% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0092% in 2011).

Angola was Russia’s 169th largest supplier in 2012 (up from 177th in 2011), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Angola

The major share of Russian exports to Angola in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.09% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (45.76% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.11% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.54% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.05% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (6.25% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.16% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.11% in 2011);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.71% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.00% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.67% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.52% in 2011);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.50% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (39.63% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Angola in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $3,147,204;
  • 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 $2,650,388;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,065,545;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $912,273;
  • 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 $596,200;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $265,542;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $133,589.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Angola in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $18,691,118;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $10,294,190;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,450,686;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $925,574;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $309,457;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $187,328;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $178,837;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $174,113.
Russia’s exports to Angola in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 754,163 2.16 488,62154.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 41,250-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 174,947 0.50 18,866,065-99.07
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 60,000 0.17 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 536 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 1,366,425 3.92 300,880354.14
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 22,702 0.07 0
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 5,080 0.01 15,400-67.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 14,638 0.04 7,117105.68
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 50,831 0.15 105,850-51.98
39 Plastics and articles thereof 63,004 0.18 48,15530.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,572,504 4.51 2,498,078-37.05
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 13-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 1,131-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 45,776-100.00
45 Cork and articles of cork 99 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 376,988 1.08 686,445-45.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,148,290 9.03 1,086289,797.79
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8,673 0.02 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 567 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 416 0.00 1,218-65.85
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 372 0.00 1,150-67.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 21,745 0.06 5,109325.62
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,180 0.04 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,587 0.02 5,718-2.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 40-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,642 0.02 8,888-25.27
69 Ceramic products 74,882 0.21 65,54014.25
70 Glass and glassware 1,937 0.01 1,60720.54
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 596,200 1.71 0
72 Iron and steel 10,532 0.03 197,860-94.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 333,462 0.96 512,299-34.91
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,339 0.01 483384.27
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 90 0.00 3,483-97.42
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 136,076 0.39 2,4875,371.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 99,909 0.29 4,9151,932.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,694,326 16.34 4,782,05319.08
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 2,954,840 8.48 304,452870.54
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 29,713 0.09 4,875509.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,404,833 12.64 14,699,023-70.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 541,986 1.55 1,992,672-72.80
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 329 0.00 0
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 141,260 0.41 315,373-55.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 19,920 0.06 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 607 0.00 6070.00
SS Classified 12,143,911 34.84 1 585 739665.82

Russia’s Imports from Angola

The major share of Russian imports from Angola in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 93.16% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (1.66% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.20% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (42.90% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.64% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.10% in 2011);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (42.75% in 2011).
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (12.02% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Angola in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $97,424;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,675.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Angola in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $40,260;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $21,817;
  • 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 $14,184;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $11,323;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $1,517;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $385.
Russia’s imports from Angola in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 11,323-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 147-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 97,424 93.16 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 45-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,517-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 40,260-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,765 2.64 902,972.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,387 4.20 26,204-83.26
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 14,184-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 13-100.00
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 0 0.00 385-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia