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

Russia’s Trade with Togo

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Togo totaled $59,368,876, up 295.47% ($44,356,681) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Togo in 2012 totaled $52,797,419, up 1,318.82% ($49,076,196) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Togo in 2012 were $6,571,457, down 41.80% ($4,719,515) from 2011.

Russia’s trade balance with Togo went from a deficit of $7,569,749 in 2011, to a surplus of $46,225,962 in 2012.

Togo was Russia’s 127th largest trading partner in 2012 (up from 149th in 2011), accounting for 0.0071% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0018% in 2011).

Togo was Russia’s 112th largest export market in 2012 (up from 146th in 2011), accounting for 0.0101% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0007% in 2011).

Togo was Russia’s 125th largest supplier in 2012 (down from 123rd in 2011), accounting for 0.0021% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0037% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Togo

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 80.29% of Russia’s total exports to Togo (3.44% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.78% of Russia’s total exports to Togo (0.10% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.88% of Russia’s total exports to Togo (85.19% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.05% of Russia’s total exports to Togo (10.37% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Togo 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 $42,264,355;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $6,747,299;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $460,698.

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

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $359,269.
Russia’s exports to Togo in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 26,575 0.05 385,844-93.11
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 42,392,531 80.29 128,17632,973.69
31 Fertilizers 6,747,299 12.78 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,546-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 144-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 29,495-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 557-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,632-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,786-100.00
72 Iron and steel 3,630,333 6.88 3,169,63514.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 408-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 681 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Togo

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 70.15% of Russia’s total imports from Togo (0.00% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.84% of Russia’s total imports from Togo (99.99% in 2011).

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $4,610,000.

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $9,272,821;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $58,488.
Russia’s imports from Togo in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 3,691 0.06 706422.80
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 58,488-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,957,286 29.78 11,230,107-82.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,610,000 70.15 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 261 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 219 0.00 1,671-86.89
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia