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

Russia’s Trade with Mozambique

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Mozambique totaled $131,490,801, up 53.20% ($45,658,689) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Mozambique in 2013 totaled $78,651,017, up 299.71% ($58,974,217) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Mozambique in 2013 were $52,839,784, down 20.13% ($13,315,528) from 2012.

Russia’s trade balance with Mozambique went from a deficit of $46,478,512 in 2012, to a surplus of $25,811,233 in 2013.

Mozambique was Russia’s 107th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 119th in 2012), accounting for 0.0156% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0102% in 2012).

Mozambique was Russia’s 104th largest export market in 2013 (up from 124th in 2012), accounting for 0.0149% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0037% in 2012).

Mozambique was Russia’s 92nd largest supplier in 2013 (down from 90th in 2012), accounting for 0.0168% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0209% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Mozambique

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.03% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (83.39% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.03% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (15.69% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.18% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (0.00% in 2012).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $52,826,583;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $4,006,021;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,714,553;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $303,698.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Mozambique 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 69,234,630 88.03 16,408,047321.96
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,714,553 2.18 0
31 Fertilizers 7,093,307 9.02 3,087,286129.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,688 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,240 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 21-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 53,668 0.07 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 62,912 0.08 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 82-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 86,061 0.11 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 4,285-100.00
72 Iron and steel 303,698 0.39 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,200 0.01 16,561-44.45
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,058 0.01 79,013-93.60
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 70,271 0.09 38,59982.05
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 42,791-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,971 0.01 1159,440.00
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 760 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Mozambique

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (72.51% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (27.48% in 2012).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $5,063,558.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $18,179,882;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $265,021.
Russia’s imports from Mozambique in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
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 5,622 0.01 270,643-97.92
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 71,250 0.13 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 52,759,613 99.85 47,696,05510.62
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 18,179,882-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,299 0.01 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,125-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 7,607-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia