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Russian trade with Albania in 2013

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Albania in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Albania

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Albania was $62,841,637, down 35.38% ($34,411,128) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Albania in 2013 were $49,951,347, down 43.15% ($37,906,656) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Albania in 2013 totaled $12,890,290, up 37.21% ($3,495,528) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Albania in 2013 was $37,061,057, a 52.77% decrease ($41,402,184) over 2012.

Albania was Russia’s 121st largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 112th in 2012), accounting for 0.0075% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0116% in 2012).

Albania was Russia’s 114th largest export market in 2013 (down from 104th in 2012), accounting for 0.0095% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0167% in 2012).

Albania was Russia’s 118th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 119th in 2012), accounting for 0.0041% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0030% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 89.32% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (62.98% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.00% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (11.25% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.50% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (11.63% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.52% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (1.42% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.44% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (12.53% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Albania in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $222,121;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $164,346.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Albania in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $10,998,003;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $10,858,653;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $8,400,857;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $6,256,851;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $576,652;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $552,400;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $503,301.
Russia’s exports to Albania in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
10 Cereals 44,436,784 88.96 55,295,437-19.64
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 15,485 0.03 35,472-56.35
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 164,346 0.33 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 15,584-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 552,400-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,248,881 2.50 9,649,738-87.06
30 Pharmaceutical products 969 0.00 66346.15
31 Fertilizers 2,770,462 5.55 3,347,114-17.23
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 193,149 0.39 6,450,000-97.01
39 Plastics and articles thereof 34,324 0.07 56,634-39.39
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 31,331-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 151-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 97,211 0.19 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 534-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 912 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,095 0.00 298267.45
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,382 0.01 5,081-33.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 430-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 350-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,287 0.01 5,304-19.17
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 132-100.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 141,232-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 10,998,003-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 11,214-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 222,206 0.44 85261,318.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 2,341-100.00
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 30,557 0.06 26211,562.98
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 696,699 1.39 1,200,000-41.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 30,598 0.06 45,551-32.83
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 12,662-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Albania

The major share of Russian imports from Albania in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 78.78% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (88.27% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.16% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (10.53% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.56% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (0.00% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Albania in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,029,436;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $560,649;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $510,276;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $366,141;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $358,776;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $272,127;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $200,173;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $88,775;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $73,371;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $55,158;
  • 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) - an increase of $50,627.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Albania in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $73,981.
Russia’s imports from Albania in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 655,014 5.08 144,738352.55
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 334,448 2.59 261,07728.10
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 135,337 1.05 46,562190.66
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 592,329 4.60 537,17110.27
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 366,141 2.84 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 280 0.00 1,452-80.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,586 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 19,421 0.15 10,95877.23
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 12,183 0.09 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 695 0.01 74,676-99.07
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,016 0.01 2,741-62.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,220 0.04 774,471.43
54 Man-made filaments 425 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,778,017 21.55 2,505,89010.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,559,539 27.61 2,530,10340.69
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 93 0.00 32190.63
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,816,751 29.61 3,256,10217.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 581 0.00 229153.71
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 550 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 200,381 1.55 20896,237.02
79 Zinc and articles thereof 684 0.01 175290.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 12,323-100.00
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 127 0.00 9,199-98.62
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 65 0.00 529-87.71
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 50,627 0.39 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 358,776 2.78 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4 0.00 590-99.32

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia