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Russian trade with Algeria in 2015

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 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $1,996,701,967, up 125.61% ($1,111,664,395) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2015 totaled $1,991,217,548, up 127.56% ($1,116,176,408) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2015 were $5,484,419, down 45.14% ($4,512,013) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in 2015 was $1,985,733,129, a 129.55% increase ($1,120,688,421) over 2014.

Algeria was Russia’s 42nd largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 72nd in 2014), accounting for 0.3794% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1130% in 2014).

Algeria was Russia’s 34th largest export market in 2015 (up from 62nd in 2014), accounting for 0.5795% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1761% in 2014).

Algeria was Russia’s 124th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 120th in 2014), accounting for 0.0030% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0035% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

The major share of Russian exports to Algeria in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.31% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (13.73% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 9.28% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (47.74% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.32% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (9.62% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.36% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (17.32% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.99% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.43% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $302,756,351;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $115,510,339;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $78,755,170;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $23,657,671;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $16,153,666;
  • 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 $9,021,018.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $232,964,612;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $26,881,361.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 72,998 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 362,187 0.02 38,640837.34
10 Cereals 13,593,606 0.68 40,474,967-66.41
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,170 0.00 40,000-94.58
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 485,282-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 132,013,735 6.63 108,356,06421.83
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16,032 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 119,995 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,838 0.00 51,719-82.91
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 410,667 0.02 2,133,299-80.75
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17 0.00 6,321-99.73
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 184,733,374 9.28 417,697,986-55.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 340,820 0.02 411,593-17.19
29 Organic chemicals 30,027 0.00 53,144-43.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 633 0.00 10,541-93.99
31 Fertilizers 5,776,436 0.29 3,806,81351.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 69,968 0.00 4,6761,396.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 278-100.00
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 571 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,267 0.00 1293,207.75
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 6,662,087 0.33 1,349,238393.77
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,194 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 769,224 0.04 572,16434.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,345,438 0.07 2,674,623-49.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,768,222 0.24 3,653,83330.50
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 38,545 0.00 3,094,126-98.75
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 291,300 0.01 614,046-52.56
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,325,308 0.07 3,595,566-63.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 527,645 0.03 38,6821,264.06
52 Cotton 747 0.00 204266.18
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 130 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 6 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,718 0.00 1,65764.03
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 115,730 0.01 26,025344.69
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 97 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 230 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 252,929 0.01 176,77343.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 140 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 107 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 12,627 0.00 9741,196.41
70 Glass and glassware 131,422 0.01 83,62657.15
72 Iron and steel 154,283,541 7.75 75,528,371104.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,613,001 0.43 5,731,67750.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 117,925 0.01 175,494-32.80
75 Nickel and articles thereof 17,537 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,225,485 0.11 2,618,630-15.01
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,869 0.00 3,859-25.65
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,978 0.00 32,240-78.36
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 419,504 0.02 60,685591.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 53,473 0.00 7,628601.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 153,843,302 7.73 38,332,963301.33
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 67,208,431 3.38 58,187,41315.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 307,746,825 15.46 4,990,4746,066.69
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 38,212 0.00 4,212807.22
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 34,807,818 1.75 18,654,15286.60
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5,362 0.00 3,19567.82
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 1,132,627 0.06 39,5222,765.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,083 0.00 0
SS Classified 906,890,388 45.54 81 217 6361,016.62

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

The major share of Russian imports from Algeria in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.89% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (74.63% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.05% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (18.64% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (5.82% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2015 over 2014 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) - an increase of $92,029.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,671,297;
  • 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 $1,331,013;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $574,773;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $415,435;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $374,253;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $115,125;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $47,497;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $28,389.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 374,253-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5,214,347 95.08 6,885,644-24.27
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 235,585 4.30 143,55664.11
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 28,441 0.52 56,830-49.95
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 119 0.00 574,892-99.98
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 47-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 6,853-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 2,411-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 16-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 26 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,930 0.04 7,160-73.04
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,366 0.02 48,863-97.20
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,738-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 6,685-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 8,377-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 157 0.00 415,592-99.96
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 1,413 0.03 1,332,426-99.89
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 626 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 409 0.01 115,534-99.65
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 2,675-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 12 879-100.00
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