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

Russia’s Trade with Angola

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Angola totaled $95,361,664, up 172.76% ($60,400,547) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Angola in 2013 totaled $95,099,132, up 172.83% ($60,242,591) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Angola in 2013 totaled $262,532, up 151.04% ($157,956) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Angola in 2013 was $94,836,600, a 172.90% increase ($60,084,635) over 2012.

Angola was Russia’s 116th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 136th in 2012), accounting for 0.0113% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0042% in 2012).

Angola was Russia’s 99th largest export market in 2013 (up from 115th in 2012), accounting for 0.0180% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0066% in 2012).

Angola was Russia’s 160th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 169th in 2012), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0000% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Angola

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 61.53% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (10.11% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.05% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (39.09% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 7.46% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.71% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.27% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (9.05% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.40% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.67% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (2.16% in 2012).

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

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $54,559,012;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $6,499,630;
  • 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 $4,972,778;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4,234,661;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,781,556;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $470,808;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $429,852;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $412,194.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Angola 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 $2,248,728;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $754,163;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $498,925.
Russia’s exports to Angola in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 754,163-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 174,947-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 78,000 0.08 60,00030.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,782,092 3.98 536705,514.18
31 Fertilizers 1,837,233 1.93 1,366,42534.46
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 22,702-100.00
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 0 0.00 5,080-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,562 0.00 14,638-82.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 69,350 0.07 50,83136.43
39 Plastics and articles thereof 71,453 0.08 63,00413.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,073,579 1.13 1,572,504-31.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 317 0.00 0
45 Cork and articles of cork 14 0.00 99-85.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 806,840 0.85 376,988114.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 57,707,302 60.68 3,148,2901,732.97
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 8,673-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 567-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 416-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 909 0.00 372144.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 48,063 0.05 21,745121.03
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,668 0.01 15,180-23.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,597 0.01 5,58789.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 23,827 0.03 6,642258.73
69 Ceramic products 62,010 0.07 74,882-17.19
70 Glass and glassware 100 0.00 1,937-94.84
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,095,830 7.46 596,2001,090.18
72 Iron and steel 157 0.00 10,532-98.51
73 Articles of iron or steel 314,986 0.33 333,462-5.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 155 0.00 2,339-93.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 90-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 253 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 36,466 0.04 136,076-73.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 33,098 0.03 99,909-66.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,928,987 10.44 5,694,32674.37
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 7,927,618 8.34 2,954,840168.29
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 0 0.00 29,713-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,156,105 2.27 4,404,833-51.05
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 954,180 1.00 541,98676.05
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 329-100.00
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 8,474 0.01 141,260-94.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 47,861 0.05 19,920140.27
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 816 0.00 60734.43
SS Classified 1,008,230 1.06 12 143 911-91.70

Russia’s Imports from Angola

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 93.20% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (93.16% in 2012);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 6.47% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.03% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (4.20% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (2.64% in 2012).

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $145,942;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $16,974;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1,311.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,387;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,765.
Russia’s imports from Angola in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
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 265 0.10 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 243,366 92.70 97,424149.80
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,311 0.50 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 25 0.01 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16,974 6.47 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 2,765-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 4,387-100.00
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 69 0.03 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 508 0.19 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia