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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $1,848,235,780, up 2.11% ($38,170,073) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in 2012 totaled $1,307,152,955, up 0.39% ($5,041,411) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in 2012 totaled $541,082,825, up 6.52% ($33,128,662) from 2011.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in 2012 was $766,070,130, a 3.54% decrease ($28,087,251) over 2011.

Morocco was Russia’s 51st largest trading partner in 2012 (just as in 2011), accounting for 0.2195% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2201% in 2011).

Morocco was Russia’s 51st largest export market in 2012 (down from 50th in 2011), accounting for 0.2491% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2520% in 2011).

Morocco was Russia’s 53rd largest supplier in 2012 (down from 50th in 2011), accounting for 0.1705% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1661% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 90.28% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (92.48% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.42% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (4.24% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.92% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (2.50% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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) - an increase of $104,242,151;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $20,128,772;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $17,627,810;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $9,049,266.

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $128,314,775;
  • 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 $12,428,549.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
10 Cereals 57,145,447 4.37 37,016,67554.38
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 672,187 0.05 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,308,668 0.48 8,081,988-21.94
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 480,443 0.04 447,0697.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 70,734 0.01 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 18,500,437 1.42 9,451,17195.75
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 746,410 0.06 196,281280.28
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 171,640,945 13.13 299,955,720-42.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,008,458,249 77.15 904,216,09811.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,940,889 0.22 15,369,438-80.87
29 Organic chemicals 232,443 0.02 0
31 Fertilizers 32,886,433 2.52 15,258,623115.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,207 0.00 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 709 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 174,720 0.01 302,125-42.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 685,350 0.05 714,152-4.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,231,866 0.09 905,51536.04
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 84,225 0.01 97,523-13.64
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 540,249 0.04 597,150-9.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,846,527 0.14 2,029,512-9.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 18,231-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 147 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 52,321 0.00 80,773-35.22
72 Iron and steel 1,738,350 0.13 5,272,745-67.03
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,969 0.00 354,078-99.16
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 102,002 0.01 61,24166.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,527 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 180,537 0.01 475,962-62.07
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 190,699 0.01 808,310-76.41
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 54,572 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 23,058 0.00 396,436-94.18
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 4,728-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 145,635 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 72.60% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (72.95% in 2011);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 22.82% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (20.96% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.75% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (5.10% in 2011).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $32,162,484;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $20,503,533;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $9,782,699;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $6,253,108.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $26,066,769;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $5,601,006;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $4,497,914.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 16,250,555 3.00 20,748,469-21.68
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 96,082,038 17.76 63,919,55450.32
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 233,112,049 43.08 259,178,818-10.06
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 44,383 0.01 52,255-15.06
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 268,888 0.05 263,8601.91
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 761,046 0.14 920,966-17.36
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 6,645 0.00 7,359-9.70
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 433,539 0.08 242,49878.78
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 124,027 0.02 139,417-11.04
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 229,813 0.04 195,90017.31
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 154,842 0.03 8,0701,818.74
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 5,621-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,113 0.00 899802.45
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 45,349,408 8.38 24,845,87582.52
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,295 0.00 39,218-81.40
26 Ores, slag and ash 5,355 0.00 78,357-93.17
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 63-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 38,176 0.01 2,4381,465.87
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 1,875 0.00 13,333-85.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 431,047 0.08 269,66659.84
40 Rubber and articles thereof 573 0.00 609-5.91
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 248,914-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 963,545 0.18 626,19853.87
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 11,207 0.00 94,024-88.08
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,296 0.00 18,326-76.56
45 Cork and articles of cork 8,425 0.00 24,528-65.65
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 1,521,765-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 73,859 0.01 105,446-29.96
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 20,419 0.00 7082,784.04
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 176,462 0.03 0
52 Cotton 136 0.00 3,261-95.83
54 Man-made filaments 63,185 0.01 53,38218.36
55 Man-made staple fibers 153,038 0.03 43,317253.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 66,164 0.01 78,628-15.85
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4,785 0.00 20,180-76.29
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 156 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 20,932,074 3.87 19,856,6165.42
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 61,926,243 11.44 55,673,13511.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 287,389 0.05 691,637-58.45
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 39,827,454 7.36 30,044,75532.56
65 Headgear and parts thereof 15,306 0.00 9,52460.71
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 60,294 0.01 8,886578.53
69 Ceramic products 608,741 0.11 281,307116.40
70 Glass and glassware 1,746 0.00 778124.42
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10,341 0.00 102,538-89.91
72 Iron and steel 20,291,401 3.75 25,892,407-21.63
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,797 0.00 3,314-45.78
74 Copper and articles thereof 20,522 0.00 1,4671,298.91
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 187 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 272 0.00 1,193-77.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 117,519 0.02 6,4391,725.11
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 1,931,835 0.36 1,505,45428.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 164,352 0.03 1,6809,682.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,059 0.00 1,938-45.36
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 580 0.00 34667.63
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 28,360 0.01 97,350-70.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,465-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9 0.00 12-25.00
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