Russian trade with Libya in 2013
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
Russia’s Trade with Libya
In 2013, Russia’s trade with Libya totaled $386,458,419, up 48.68% ($126,531,280) from 2012.
Russia’s exports to Libya in 2013 totaled $386,458,419, up 48.68% ($126,531,280) from 2012.
Russia’s imports from Libya in 2013 were $0, unchanged from 2012.
Russia’s trade surplus with Libya in 2013 was $386,458,419, a 48.68% increase ($126,531,280) over 2012.
Libya was Russia’s 86th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 89th in 2012), accounting for 0.0459% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0309% in 2012).
Libya was Russia’s 73rd largest export market in 2013 (up from 80th in 2012), accounting for 0.0733% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0495% in 2012).
There were no Russia’s imports from Libya both in 2013 and in 2012.
Russia’s Exports to Libya
The major share of Russian exports to Libya in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:
- Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 45.44% of Russia’s total exports to Libya (89.72% in 2012);
- Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 33.15% of Russia’s total exports to Libya (3.83% in 2012);
- Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.10% of Russia’s total exports to Libya (0.83% in 2012);
- Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.98% of Russia’s total exports to Libya (4.85% in 2012).
The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Libya 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 $118,163,182;
- Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $32,500,503;
- Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $14,241,945;
- Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,414,139.
The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Libya in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:
- Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $55,688,173;
- Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $1,700,000.
|Name of product group||Value of exports
US dollars ($)
|Percent share in total export||Value of exports
US dollars ($)
|03||Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates||0||0.00||285,656||-100.00|
|11||Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten||0||0.00||1,700,000||-100.00|
|22||Beverages, spirits and vinegar||0||0.00||27,076||-100.00|
|24||Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes||99,675||0.03||0||∞|
|27||Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes||128,119,058||33.15||9,955,876||1,186.87|
|28||Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes||46,937||0.01||0||∞|
|32||Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics||8,311||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||2,592||0.00||0||∞|
|38||Miscellaneous chemical products||41,384||0.01||25,600||61.66|
|39||Plastics and articles thereof||2,002||0.00||1,782||12.35|
|40||Rubber and articles thereof||675||0.00||0||∞|
|44||Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal||187,353||0.05||1,333,436||-85.95|
|48||Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard||168,838||0.04||24,824||580.14|
|68||Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials||1,352||0.00||0||∞|
|72||Iron and steel||26,789,867||6.93||12,547,922||113.50|
|73||Articles of iron or steel||146,727||0.04||48,189||204.48|
|75||Nickel and articles thereof||1,592||0.00||0||∞|
|82||Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal||26,006||0.01||0||∞|
|84||Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof||394,386||0.10||97,271||305.45|
|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||1,463,322||0.38||610,636||139.64|
|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||24,777||0.01||0||∞|
|87||Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof||32,500,503||8.41||0||∞|
|89||Ships, boats and floating structures||798,576||0.21||0||∞|
|90||Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof||3,858,559||1.00||1,444,420||167.14|
|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||18,870||0.00||57,816||-67.36|
Russia’s Imports from Libya
There were no Russia’s imports from Libya in 2013 as well as in 2012.