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Russian trade with Algeria 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 Algeria in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Algeria was $885,037,572, down 44.32% ($704,533,947) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2014 were $875,041,140, down 44.79% ($709,759,970) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2014 totaled $9,996,432, up 109.55% ($5,226,023) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in 2014 was $865,044,708, a 45.25% decrease ($714,985,993) over 2013.

Algeria was Russia’s 72nd largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 60th in 2013), accounting for 0.1130% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1887% in 2013).

Algeria was Russia’s 62nd largest export market in 2014 (down from 43rd in 2013), accounting for 0.1761% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3006% in 2013).

Algeria was Russia’s 120th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 131st in 2013), accounting for 0.0035% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0015% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 47.74% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (28.51% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.32% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (4.32% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.73% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (31.99% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.62% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.21% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.43% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (0.44% in 2013).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $66,688,074;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $49,187,730;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $32,331,613;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $9,542,727;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3,806,813;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $3,093,840.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2014 over 2013 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 $335,845,755;
  • 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 $41,429,114;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $34,190,416;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $19,040,005;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,978,133.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 52,800-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 38,640 0.00 0
10 Cereals 40,474,967 4.63 8,143,354397.03
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 40,000 0.00 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 485,282 0.06 73664,669.86
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 108,356,064 12.38 59,168,33483.13
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 51,719 0.01 39,76430.06
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,133,299 0.24 1,132,75788.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,321 0.00 2624,211.54
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 417,697,986 47.73 451,888,402-7.57
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 411,593 0.05 2,143,531-80.80
29 Organic chemicals 53,144 0.01 6747,784.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,541 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 3,806,813 0.44 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,676 0.00 16,541-71.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 278 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 0 0.00 1,718-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 129 0.00 149-13.42
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,349,238 0.15 502,281168.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 572,164 0.07 403,03941.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,674,623 0.31 2,022,88832.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,653,833 0.42 1,911,71591.13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,094,126 0.35 2861,081,762.24
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 614,046 0.07 352,49774.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,595,566 0.41 1,273,978182.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 38,682 0.00 1,316,915-97.06
52 Cotton 204 0.00 5,594-96.35
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 906-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 2,769-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,657 0.00 1165,600.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 26,025 0.00 12,273112.05
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 449-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 176,773 0.02 4,1574,152.42
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 626,983-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 974 0.00 138,918-99.30
70 Glass and glassware 83,626 0.01 120,595-30.66
72 Iron and steel 75,528,371 8.63 8,840,297754.36
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,731,677 0.66 8,709,810-34.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 175,494 0.02 12,3981,315.50
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,137-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,618,630 0.30 32,6357,923.99
80 Tin and articles thereof 3,859 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 32,240 0.00 1,8531,639.88
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 60,685 0.01 1,551,453-96.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,628 0.00 88,306-91.36
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,332,963 4.38 57,372,968-33.19
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 58,187,413 6.65 99,616,527-41.59
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 1,800-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,990,474 0.57 340,836,229-98.54
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,212 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,654,152 2.13 9,111,425104.73
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,195 0.00 9,541-66.51
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 39,522 0.00 123,297-67.95
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,596-100.00
SS Classified 81,217,636 9.28 527 204 471-84.59

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 74.63% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (75.78% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.64% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (22.23% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.82% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.16% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Algeria 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 $3,295,378;
  • 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 $819,119;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $574,892;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $374,253;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $118,687;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $65,445;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $56,830;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $36,162.

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $81,432.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 374,253 3.74 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,885,644 68.88 3,590,26691.79
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 143,556 1.44 24,869477.25
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 56,830 0.57 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 574,892 5.75 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 47 0.00 7,780-99.40
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,853 0.07 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,411 0.02 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 16 0.00 335-95.22
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,160 0.07 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 48,863 0.49 12,701284.72
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,738 0.02 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,685 0.07 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,377 0.08 2,287266.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 415,592 4.16 350,14718.69
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 1,332,426 13.33 513,307159.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 115,534 1.16 196,966-41.34
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 2,675 0.03 1,329101.28
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1 0.00 0
SS Classified 12,879 0.13 70 422-81.71
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