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

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Sudan was $139,088,018, down 53.05% ($157,185,181) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2015 were $138,085,675, down 53.21% ($157,037,250) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2015 were $1,002,343, down 12.86% ($147,931) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in 2015 was $137,083,332, a 53.37% decrease ($156,889,319) over 2014.

Sudan was Russia’s 105th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 92nd in 2014), accounting for 0.0264% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0378% in 2014).

Sudan was Russia’s 90th largest export market in 2015 (down from 79th in 2014), accounting for 0.0402% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0594% in 2014).

Sudan was Russia’s 146th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 150th in 2014), accounting for 0.0005% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0004% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 76.39% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (84.86% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.64% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (6.90% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.73% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (2.58% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.70% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (2.60% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.67% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (1.94% in 2014).

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $9,128,333;
  • 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 $922,970.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $154,146,663;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $11,657,429;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $6,722,522;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4,805,718;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,237,595;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,806,595;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $932,986;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $461,924.
Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
10 Cereals 66,886,909 48.44 221,033,572-69.74
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 38,422,133 27.82 29,293,80031.16
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 178,848 0.13 102,81673.95
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 931,312 0.67 5,737,030-83.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 80,160 0.06 39,900100.90
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,892,340 1.37 3,698,935-48.84
31 Fertilizers 4,258,797 3.08 15,916,226-73.24
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 799 0.00 391,948.72
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 2,169 0.00 106,417-97.96
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 355 0.00 1,810-80.39
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 2,460-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 59,870 0.04 1,6213,593.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,602 0.01 41,299-59.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 89,776 0.07 551,700-83.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 423 0.00 40957.50
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 2-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 996,786 0.72 1,055,831-5.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 25-100.00
52 Cotton 70 0.00 472-85.17
54 Man-made filaments 15 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 15 0.00 108-86.11
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 99 0.00 81,137.50
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,808 0.00 802125.44
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 29 0.00 16,920-99.83
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 24,685 0.02 8362,852.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,168 0.00 8,025-72.98
69 Ceramic products 3,753 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 13,495 0.01 4,650190.22
72 Iron and steel 902,251 0.65 7,624,773-88.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 48,598 0.04 15,264218.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 687 0.00 20,180-96.60
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 40-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13,619 0.01 2,971358.40
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 972 0.00 11,109-91.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,683,802 1.22 2,616,788-35.65
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 1,806,449 1.31 883,479104.47
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 16,146 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,416,584 1.03 3,654,179-61.23
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 228,927 0.17 462,777-50.53
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 19,055 0.01 3,815399.48
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17 0.00 0
SS Classified 18,085,152 13.10 2 212 206717.52

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 94.43% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (99.59% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.01% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (0.29% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.46% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (0.00% in 2014).

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

  • 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 $24,686;
  • 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 $18,926;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5,380.

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

  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $91,954;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $73,227;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $33,787.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
01 Live animals 18,695 1.87 52,482-64.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 855,195 85.32 928,422-7.89
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 72,648 7.25 164,602-55.86
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 1,452-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 24,686 2.46 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,896 0.59 3,31677.80
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 18,926 1.89 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,380 0.54 0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 70 0.01 0
SS Classified 847 0.08 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia