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

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Sudan totaled $296,273,199, up 130.46% ($167,715,692) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2014 totaled $295,122,925, up 132.11% ($167,974,889) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2014 were $1,150,274, down 18.39% ($259,197) from 2013.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in 2014 was $293,972,651, a 133.80% increase ($168,234,086) over 2013.

Sudan was Russia’s 92nd largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 108th in 2013), accounting for 0.0378% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0153% in 2013).

Sudan was Russia’s 79th largest export market in 2014 (up from 94th in 2013), accounting for 0.0594% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0241% in 2013).

Sudan was Russia’s 150th largest supplier in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.0004% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 84.86% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (73.84% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.90% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (0.72% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.60% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (4.37% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.58% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (5.41% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (1.91% in 2013).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $130,495,547;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $26,025,800;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $15,916,226;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,697,418;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,309,811;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,600,177.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Sudan 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
10 Cereals 221,033,572 74.90 90,538,025144.13
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 29,293,800 9.93 3,268,000796.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 102,816 0.03 82,25325.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,737,030 1.94 2,427,219136.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 39,900 0.01 385,350-89.65
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,698,935 1.25 1,517243,732.23
31 Fertilizers 15,916,226 5.39 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 39 0.00 19,380-99.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 6-100.00
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 106,417 0.04 33,313219.45
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,810 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,460 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,621 0.00 13,076-87.60
39 Plastics and articles thereof 41,299 0.01 13,102215.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 551,700 0.19 448,92322.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 40 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2 0.00 74,400-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,055,831 0.36 926,83213.92
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 25 0.00 0
52 Cotton 472 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 108 0.00 1,170-90.77
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 8 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 802 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 16,920 0.01 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 836 0.00 12,333-93.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 200-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,025 0.00 2732,839.56
70 Glass and glassware 4,650 0.00 16,000-70.94
72 Iron and steel 7,624,773 2.58 5,024,59651.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,264 0.01 289,620-94.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,206-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 20,180 0.01 80,081-74.80
78 Lead and articles thereof 40 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 8,500-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,971 0.00 122,190-97.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,109 0.00 26,508-58.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,616,788 0.89 1,892,40338.28
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 883,479 0.30 1,039,087-14.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,654,179 1.24 3,240,82212.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 462,777 0.16 705,058-34.36
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 3,815 0.00 23,097-83.48
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 2,400-100.00
SS Classified 2,212,206 0.75 16 428 096-86.53

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.59% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (97.79% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.29% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (2.17% in 2013).

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

  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $27,723.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2014 over 2013 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) - a decrease of $258,974;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $16,037;
  • 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 $5,891;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $5,361.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 52,482 4.56 24,759111.97
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 928,422 80.71 1,187,396-21.81
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 164,602 14.31 166,210-0.97
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,452 0.13 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 231-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 13-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 257-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,316 0.29 19,353-82.87
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 5,891-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 5,361-100.00

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