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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $77,526,576, down 14.92% ($13,590,805) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2015 totaled $20,877,679, up 19.26% ($3,372,339) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2015 were $56,648,897, down 23.04% ($16,963,144) from 2014.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in 2015 was $35,771,218, a 36.24% decrease ($20,335,483) over 2014.

Malawi was Russia’s 119th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 114th in 2014), accounting for 0.0147% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0116% in 2014).

Malawi was Russia’s 133rd largest export market in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.0061% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0035% in 2014).

Malawi was Russia’s 90th largest supplier in 2015 (down from 88th in 2014), accounting for 0.0310% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0257% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.79% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (100.00% in 2014).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,892,333.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $564,684.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 564,684-100.00
10 Cereals 20,832,893 99.79 16,940,56022.98
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,985 0.05 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,383 0.05 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 22,403 0.11 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 96-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in 2014).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $16,154,445;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $775,611.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 95 0.00 8018.75
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 7,291-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 29,768-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 465,896 0.82 1,241,507-62.47
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 88 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 56,178,890 99.17 72,333,335-22.33
70 Glass and glassware 287 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,638 0.01 0
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 3 0.00 60-95.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia