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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Malawi totaled $91,117,381, up 43.07% ($27,428,356) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2014 totaled $17,505,340, up 395.02% ($13,969,017) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2014 totaled $73,612,041, up 22.38% ($13,459,339) from 2013.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in 2014 was $56,106,701, a 0.90% decrease ($509,678) over 2013.

Malawi was Russia’s 114th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 120th in 2013), accounting for 0.0116% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0076% in 2013).

Malawi was Russia’s 133rd largest export market in 2014 (up from 159th in 2013), accounting for 0.0035% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0007% in 2013).

Malawi was Russia’s 88th largest supplier in 2014 (up from 90th in 2013), accounting for 0.0257% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0191% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (92.20% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (4.88% in 2013).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (1.39% in 2013).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $13,680,128;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $564,684.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malawi 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 $100,000;
  • 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 $72,632.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
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 564,684 3.23 0
10 Cereals 16,940,560 96.77 3,260,432419.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 6,105-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 10,704-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 96 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 17,828-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 49,064-100.00
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 0 0.00 72,632-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 100,000-100.00
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 0 0.00 19,558-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in 2013).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $12,524,316;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $901,303.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Malawi 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 80 0.00 82-2.44
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7,291 0.01 1,787308.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 29,768 0.04 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,241,507 1.69 340,204264.93
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 72,333,335 98.26 59,809,01920.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 23-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 353-100.00
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 60 0.00 3193.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,203-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia