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

Russia’s Trade with Angola

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Angola was $58,094,868, down 39.08% ($37,266,796) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Angola in 2014 were $58,018,426, down 38.99% ($37,080,706) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Angola in 2014 were $76,442, down 70.88% ($186,090) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Angola in 2014 was $57,941,984, a 38.90% decrease ($36,894,616) over 2013.

Angola was Russia’s 125th largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 116th in 2013), accounting for 0.0074% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0113% in 2013).

Angola was Russia’s 110th largest export market in 2014 (down from 99th in 2013), accounting for 0.0117% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0180% in 2013).

Angola was Russia’s 174th largest supplier in 2014 (down from 160th in 2013), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0001% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Angola

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 49.66% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (61.53% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.31% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (22.05% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.76% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (7.27% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 8.06% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (7.46% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.40% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Angola 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) - an increase of $3,832,258;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $798,224;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $657,770;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $523,406;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $421,967;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $359,209;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $316,090;
  • 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 $273,481;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $180,835.

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

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $29,280,484;
  • 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 $5,394,025;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,639,836;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2,513,197;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,417,765;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $424,261.
Russia’s exports to Angola in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 180,835 0.31 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 351,481 0.61 78,000350.62
29 Organic chemicals 189 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,268,895 2.19 3,782,092-66.45
31 Fertilizers 2,153,323 3.71 1,837,23317.20
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 441 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,388 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 26,012 0.04 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,000 0.01 2,56217.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 491,317 0.85 69,350608.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 75,971 0.13 71,4536.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,871,803 3.23 1,073,57974.35
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 317-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,368 0.01 0
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 14-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 382,579 0.66 806,840-52.58
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 28,426,818 49.00 57,707,302-50.74
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,039 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 376 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 464 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 909-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 48,063-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 158 0.00 11,668-98.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 10,597-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,662 0.01 23,827-67.84
69 Ceramic products 58,410 0.10 62,010-5.81
70 Glass and glassware 46,269 0.08 10046,169.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,678,065 8.06 7,095,830-34.07
72 Iron and steel 523,563 0.90 157333,379.62
73 Articles of iron or steel 483,093 0.83 314,98653.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 102,164 0.18 15565,812.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,884 0.00 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 4 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 253-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,933 0.02 36,466-70.02
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,417 0.00 33,098-92.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,289,151 10.84 9,928,987-36.66
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 2,533,593 4.37 7,927,618-68.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,813,875 4.85 2,156,10530.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,786,438 8.25 954,180401.63
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 367,683 0.63 8,4744,238.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 47,861-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 816-100.00
SS Classified 72,765 0.13 1 008 230-92.78

Russia’s Imports from Angola

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 71.59% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.03% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 28.41% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (93.20% in 2013).
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (6.47% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Angola 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) - an increase of $43,275;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $21,714;
  • 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 $11,384.

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $243,366;
  • 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) - a decrease of $16,974;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $1,311;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $508;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $265.
Russia’s imports from Angola in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 265-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 21,714 28.41 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 3-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 243,366-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 11-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,311-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 25-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 16,974-100.00
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 11,453 14.98 6916,498.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 43,275 56.61 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 508-100.00

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