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

Russia’s Trade with Mozambique

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Mozambique totaled $109,739,954, up 18.46% ($17,101,188) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Mozambique in 2015 totaled $64,515,550, up 18.00% ($9,839,643) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Mozambique in 2015 totaled $45,224,404, up 19.13% ($7,261,545) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mozambique in 2015 was $19,291,146, a 15.43% increase ($2,578,098) over 2014.

Mozambique was Russia’s 111th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 112th in 2014), accounting for 0.0209% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0118% in 2014).

Mozambique was Russia’s 107th largest export market in 2015 (up from 112th in 2014), accounting for 0.0188% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0110% in 2014).

Mozambique was Russia’s 96th largest supplier in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.0248% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0133% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Mozambique

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 68.65% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (69.39% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 28.53% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (28.89% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.92% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (1.40% in 2014).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $6,339,782;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,610,380;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $474,812;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $345,604.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Mozambique 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 8,519 0.01 0
10 Cereals 44,276,760 68.63 37,936,97816.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,100 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,237,590 1.92 762,77862.25
31 Fertilizers 18,406,724 28.53 15,796,34416.53
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 768-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 71,269 0.11 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 58,465-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 100,389 0.16 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 430 0.00 45,655-99.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1,236-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 347,247 0.54 1,64321,034.94
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 52,002 0.08 35,80145.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,520 0.02 35,196-64.43
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 1,043-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Mozambique

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.43% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (100.00% in 2014).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $7,444,320;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $258,224;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $161,047.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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 $521,421.
Russia’s imports from Mozambique in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
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 4-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 139,595 0.31 661,016-78.88
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 161,047 0.36 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 79,800-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 44,665,538 98.76 37,221,21820.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 258,224 0.57 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 445-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 58-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 173-100.00
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 0.00 145-100.00

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