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Russian trade with Algeria 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 Algeria in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Algeria was $1,589,571,519, down 42.93% ($1,195,679,417) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2013 were $1,584,801,110, down 43.02% ($1,196,749,169) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2013 totaled $4,770,409, up 28.91% ($1,069,752) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in 2013 was $1,580,030,701, a 43.12% decrease ($1,197,818,921) over 2012.

Algeria was Russia’s 60th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 42nd in 2012), accounting for 0.1887% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3308% in 2012).

Algeria was Russia’s 43rd largest export market in 2013 (down from 32nd in 2012), accounting for 0.3006% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.5301% in 2012).

Algeria was Russia’s 131st largest supplier in 2013 (down from 130th in 2012), accounting for 0.0015% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0012% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 31.99% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (45.51% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 28.51% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (14.34% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.32% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.11% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.21% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.47% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2013 over 2012 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 $53,004,013;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $33,144,407.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $611,016,604;
  • 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 $100,397,869;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $29,443,244;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $23,822,799;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $18,069,395;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $4,975,448.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 52,800 0.00 0
10 Cereals 8,143,354 0.51 4,255,55191.36
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 73 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 59,168,334 3.73 26,023,927127.36
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 86,848-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 39,764 0.00 15625,389.74
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,132,757 0.07 413,483173.95
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 26 0.00 273-90.48
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 451,888,402 28.51 398,884,38913.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,143,531 0.14 1,570,52936.48
29 Organic chemicals 674 0.00 6562.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 102-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 16,541 0.00 26,235-36.95
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 1,718 0.00 93783.35
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 149 0.00 491-69.65
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 502,281 0.03 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 403,039 0.03 277,12345.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,022,888 0.13 1,831,59910.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,911,715 0.12 571,080234.75
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 286 0.00 74,705-99.62
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 352,497 0.02 899,260-60.80
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,273,978 0.08 815,00456.32
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,316,915 0.08 5,059,714-73.97
52 Cotton 5,594 0.00 21,678-74.20
54 Man-made filaments 906 0.00 61248.04
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,769 0.00 2,793-0.86
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1 0.00 1,165-99.91
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 1,194-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 12,273 0.00 18,172-32.46
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 449 0.00 3,246-86.17
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 20,874-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,157 0.00 4,979,605-99.92
65 Headgear and parts thereof 626,983 0.04 113,235453.70
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 44,507-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 138,918 0.01 145,419-4.47
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 219,514-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 120,595 0.01 115,7104.22
72 Iron and steel 8,840,297 0.56 32,663,096-72.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,709,810 0.55 5,690,18253.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 12,398 0.00 43,429-71.45
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,137 0.00 1,31063.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 32,635 0.00 559,708-94.17
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 6,400-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,563-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,853 0.00 210782.38
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,551,453 0.10 1,733,563-10.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 88,306 0.01 97,278-9.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 57,372,968 3.62 86,816,212-33.91
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 99,616,527 6.29 200,014,396-50.20
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 1,800 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 340,836,229 21.51 951,852,833-64.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,111,425 0.57 27,180,820-66.48
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9,541 0.00 8,58511.14
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 123,297 0.01 432,407-71.49
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 790-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,596 0.00 2,169-26.42
SS Classified 527,204,471 33.27 1 027 965 542-48.71

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 75.78% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (93.74% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.23% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (4.84% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2013 over 2012 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) - an increase of $418,909;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $313,412;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $213,716;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $149,077.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $62,562;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $32,000.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,590,266 75.26 3,376,5506.33
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 24,869 0.52 87,431-71.56
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 5,130-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,780 0.16 2,513209.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 32,000-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 1,096-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 335 0.01 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 529-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 42-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 5,194-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,701 0.27 11,15013.91
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,287 0.05 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 350,147 7.34 36,735853.17
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 513,307 10.76 94,398443.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 196,966 4.13 47,889311.30
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 1,329 0.03 0
SS Classified 70,422 1.48 0

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