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Russian trade with Angola 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 Angola in 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Angola

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Angola totaled $243,884,850, up 319.80% ($185,789,982) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Angola in 2015 totaled $243,877,658, up 320.35% ($185,859,232) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Angola in 2015 were $7,192, down 90.59% ($69,250) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Angola in 2015 was $243,870,466, a 320.89% increase ($185,928,482) over 2014.

Angola was Russia’s 92nd largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 125th in 2014), accounting for 0.0463% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0074% in 2014).

Angola was Russia’s 80th largest export market in 2015 (up from 110th in 2014), accounting for 0.0710% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0117% in 2014).

Angola was Russia’s 194th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 174th in 2014), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Angola

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.91% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (28.31% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 12.26% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (49.66% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.79% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (10.76% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.38% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (8.06% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.57% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.94% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Angola in 2015 over 2014 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 $17,757,149;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $13,333,528;
  • 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 $6,397,615;
  • 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 $6,147,510;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,000,194;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $2,905,536;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,406,051;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1,269,822;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,130,799.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $946,853.
Russia’s exports to Angola in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,609 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 22,687 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 172,006 0.07 180,835-4.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 237,131 0.10 351,481-32.53
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 189-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 880,000 0.36 1,268,895-30.65
31 Fertilizers 1,206,470 0.49 2,153,323-43.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2 0.00 441-99.55
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 1,388-100.00
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 1 0.00 26,012-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,166 0.00 3,000-61.13
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,905,536 1.19 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 129,742 0.05 491,317-73.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 166,691 0.07 75,971119.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,268,344 0.52 1,871,803-32.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 25,886 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,135 0.00 4,368-51.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 209,884 0.09 382,579-45.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 29,696,640 12.18 28,426,8184.47
52 Cotton 655 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 189,061 0.08 1,03918,096.44
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 376-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 951 0.00 464104.96
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8,539 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,185 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 16,805 0.01 15810,536.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,038 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,506 0.00 7,662-80.34
69 Ceramic products 52,310 0.02 58,410-10.44
70 Glass and glassware 1,115 0.00 46,269-97.59
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,808,864 2.38 4,678,06524.17
72 Iron and steel 49,520 0.02 523,563-90.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,037,097 0.43 483,093114.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,549 0.00 102,164-98.48
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 128,669 0.05 1,8846,729.56
78 Lead and articles thereof 107 0.00 42,575.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,654 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 113,706 0.05 10,933940.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 49,546 0.02 2,4171,949.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,695,202 3.16 6,289,15122.36
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 8,931,208 3.66 2,533,593252.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,814,069 2.38 2,813,875106.62
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 13,333,528 5.47 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 22,543,587 9.24 4,786,438370.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 495 0.00 0
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 6,515,193 2.67 367,6831,671.96
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 9,380 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,115 0.00 0
SS Classified 134,639,074 55.21 72 765184,932.74

Russia’s Imports from Angola

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (71.59% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (28.41% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Angola 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 $7,192.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Angola in 2015 over 2014 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 $43,275;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease 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) - a decrease of $11,453.
Russia’s imports from Angola in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 21,714-100.00
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 11,453-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,192 100.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 43,275-100.00

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