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

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Sudan was $128,557,507, down 16.27% ($24,984,463) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2013 were $127,148,036, down 16.87% ($25,809,987) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2013 totaled $1,409,471, up 141.37% ($825,524) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in 2013 was $125,738,565, a 17.48% decrease ($26,635,511) over 2012.

Sudan was Russia’s 108th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 105th in 2012), accounting for 0.0153% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0182% in 2012).

Sudan was Russia’s 94th largest export market in 2013 (down from 92nd in 2012), accounting for 0.0241% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0291% in 2012).

Sudan was Russia’s 150th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 154th in 2012), accounting for 0.0004% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0002% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 73.84% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (55.57% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.41% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (6.69% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.37% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (5.84% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.91% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (0.00% in 2012).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $28,052,200;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2,427,219;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,025,907;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $665,698;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $415,630.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $19,014,500;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,310,739;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,662,774;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,710,374;
  • 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 $1,009,265.
Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
10 Cereals 90,538,025 71.21 62,485,82544.89
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,268,000 2.57 22,282,500-85.33
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 82,253 0.06 234,418-64.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,427,219 1.91 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 385,350 0.30 161,334138.85
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 514-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,517 0.00 23,603-93.57
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 19,380 0.02 12016,050.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6 0.00 650-99.08
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 33,313 0.03 4,023728.06
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13,076 0.01 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,102 0.01 6571,894.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 448,923 0.35 33,2931,248.40
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 74,400 0.06 65,91312.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 926,832 0.73 261,134254.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 100-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,170 0.00 1,654-29.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12,333 0.01 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 200 0.00 13053.85
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 273 0.00 333-18.02
70 Glass and glassware 16,000 0.01 17,795-10.09
72 Iron and steel 5,024,596 3.95 8,335,335-39.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 289,620 0.23 283,4422.18
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,206 0.00 3810,968.42
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 80,081 0.06 86,057-6.94
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 11-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,500 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 122,190 0.10 231,597-47.24
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 26,508 0.02 3008,736.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,892,403 1.49 4,555,177-58.46
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 1,039,087 0.82 2,048,352-49.27
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,240,822 2.55 1,214,915166.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 705,058 0.55 2,415,432-70.81
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 105-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 2-100.00
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 23,097 0.02 102,413-77.45
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 915-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,400 0.00 1023,900.00
SS Classified 16,428,096 12.92 48 109 926-65.85

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 97.79% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (77.34% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.17% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (14.96% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Sudan 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) - an increase of $813,635;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $103,808;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $9,270;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $5,361.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Sudan 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 $61,296.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 24,759 1.76 15,48959.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,187,396 84.24 373,761217.69
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 166,210 11.79 62,402166.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 231 0.02 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 13 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 257 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 19,353 1.37 80,649-76.00
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 5,891 0.42 6,692-11.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,361 0.38 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 44 954-100.00

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