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Russian trade with Djibouti 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 Djibouti in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Djibouti

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Djibouti was $25,906,132, down 72.51% ($68,332,491) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Djibouti in 2012 were $24,382,937, down 74.13% ($69,851,377) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Djibouti in 2012 totaled $1,523,195, up 35,249.15% ($1,518,886) from 2011.

Russia’s trade surplus with Djibouti in 2012 was $22,859,742, a 75.74% decrease ($71,370,263) over 2011.

Djibouti was Russia’s 139th largest trading partner in 2012 (down from 119th in 2011), accounting for 0.0031% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0115% in 2011).

Djibouti was Russia’s 122nd largest export market in 2012 (down from 101st in 2011), accounting for 0.0046% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0182% in 2011).

Djibouti was Russia’s 142nd largest supplier in 2012 (up from 191st in 2011), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0000% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Djibouti

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 82.81% of Russia’s total exports to Djibouti (86.67% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.70% of Russia’s total exports to Djibouti (12.74% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.35% of Russia’s total exports to Djibouti (0.00% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Djibouti in 2012 over 2011 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 $1,954,111;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,050,000;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $476,059.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $61,397,183;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $11,218,524;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $522,265;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $189,000;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $84,298.
Russia’s exports to Djibouti in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 587,992 2.41 672,290-12.54
10 Cereals 19,572,321 80.27 80,969,504-75.83
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 31,250 0.13 34,673-9.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 189,000-100.00
31 Fertilizers 595,476 2.44 11,814,000-94.96
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,050,000 4.31 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 269 0.00 90198.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 476,059 1.95 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 746 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 544 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 31,996-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 108 0.00 522,373-99.98
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,803 0.03 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,902 0.04 3882,709.79
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 18,001 0.07 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 7,530 0.03 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 57,230 0.23 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,954,111 8.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,595 0.06 0

Russia’s Imports from Djibouti

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 45.71% of Russia’s total imports from Djibouti (100.00% in 2011).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $696,298.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Djibouti 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
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 696,298 45.71 0
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 0 0.00 4,309-100.00
SS Classified 826,897 54.29 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia