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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Malawi totaled $73,614,583, up 8.15% ($5,546,568) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2012 totaled $40,530, up 87.22% ($18,882) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2012 totaled $73,574,053, up 8.12% ($5,527,686) from 2011.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in 2012 was $73,533,523, a 8.10% increase ($5,508,804) over 2011.

Malawi was Russia’s 125th largest trading partner in 2012 (up from 126th in 2011), accounting for 0.0087% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0083% in 2011).

Malawi was Russia’s 187th largest export market in 2012 (up from 191st in 2011), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports (just as in 2011).

Malawi was Russia’s 86th largest supplier in 2012 (up from 89th in 2011), accounting for 0.0232% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0223% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (100.00% in 2011).

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $40,530.

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

  • 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 $21,648.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 40,530 100.00 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 0 0.00 21,648-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in 2011).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $6,362,140.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $831,804.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,496 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,139 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,659,653 2.26 2,491,457-33.39
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 6,867-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 71,909,006 97.74 65,546,8669.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 178 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 25 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 658 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 550 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 205 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 12 0.00 1020.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 208-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 947-100.00
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 60 0.00 12400.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 71 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia