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Russian trade with Albania in 2014

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Albania in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Albania

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Albania totaled $103,219,024, up 64.25% ($40,377,387) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Albania in 2014 totaled $80,758,948, up 61.68% ($30,807,601) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Albania in 2014 totaled $22,460,076, up 74.24% ($9,569,786) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Albania in 2014 was $58,298,872, a 57.30% increase ($21,237,815) over 2013.

Albania was Russia’s 110th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 121st in 2013), accounting for 0.0132% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0075% in 2013).

Albania was Russia’s 102nd largest export market in 2014 (up from 114th in 2013), accounting for 0.0163% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0095% in 2013).

Albania was Russia’s 103rd largest supplier in 2014 (up from 118th in 2013), accounting for 0.0079% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0041% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 59.20% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (89.32% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 21.00% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (2.50% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.34% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (6.00% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.64% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.44% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.45% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (1.52% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Albania in 2014 over 2013 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 $15,708,775;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $6,889,651;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,312,790;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,915,952;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $597,398;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $315,053;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $284,083;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $267,732.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Albania in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $696,699.
Russia’s exports to Albania in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 21,120 0.03 0
10 Cereals 47,352,736 58.63 44,436,7846.56
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 15,485-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 432,078 0.54 164,346162.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 16,957,656 21.00 1,248,8811,257.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 28 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 969-100.00
31 Fertilizers 9,660,113 11.96 2,770,462248.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 257,477 0.32 193,14933.30
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 34 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 48,589 0.06 34,32441.56
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 214,583 0.27 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 97,211-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 284,083 0.35 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,884 0.00 912325.88
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 230 0.00 1,095-79.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,472 0.01 3,38291.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,437 0.00 4,287-66.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 275 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 597,398 0.74 0
72 Iron and steel 4,312,790 5.34 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 240,212 0.30 222,2068.10
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 315,053 0.39 0
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 8,472 0.01 30,557-72.27
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 696,699-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 43,191 0.05 30,59841.16
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 1,037 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Albania

The major share of Russian imports from Albania in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 51.77% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (78.78% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 46.64% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (16.16% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.14% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (1.56% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Albania in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $4,311,015;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $4,167,326;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,570,716;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $591,000;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $487,663;
  • 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 $196,695.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Albania in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $589,635;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $366,141;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $309,750;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $249,586;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $170,286;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $106,641.
Russia’s imports from Albania in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 217 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,246,014 5.55 655,01490.23
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,645,463 20.68 334,4481,288.99
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 28,696 0.13 135,337-78.80
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 342,743 1.53 592,329-42.14
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 44,903 0.20 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,167,326 18.55 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 366,141-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 122 0.00 280-56.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,586-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39,705 0.18 19,421104.44
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 12,183-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,339 0.02 695668.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,180 0.01 1,016114.57
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15,181 0.07 5,220190.82
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 425-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,188,382 9.74 2,778,017-21.23
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,047,202 18.02 3,559,53913.70
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,740 0.01 931,770.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,387,467 23.99 3,816,75141.15
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,243 0.01 581458.18
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 10,795 0.05 5501,862.73
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 196,695 0.88 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 30,095 0.13 200,381-84.98
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 224 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 684-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 262 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20 0.00 0
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 302 0.00 127137.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,186 0.03 0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 538 0.00 65727.69
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 0 0.00 50,627-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 49,026 0.22 358,776-86.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10 0.00 4150.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia