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RUSSIAN TRADE WITH AFRICAN COUNTRIES IN THE 1ST QUARTER OF 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The reports on Russia’s trade in goods with the countries of Africa in the 1st quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Africa in the 1st quarter of 2016:

The top five Russia’s trade partners in Africa in the 1st quarter of 2016 were Egypt (1.2119% of Russia’s total foreign trade), Algeria (0.4583%), Morocco (0.3538%), Angola (0.2968%), and South Africa (0.1159%).

The top five Russia’s export markets in Africa in the 1st quarter of 2016 were Egypt (1.8331% of Russia’s total exports), Algeria (0.7229%), Angola (0.4706%), Morocco (0.2077%), and Tunisia (0.1292%).

The top five Russia’s import suppliers from Africa in the 1st quarter of 2016 were Morocco (0.6031% of Russia’s total imports), Egypt (0.3655%), South Africa (0.2250%), Cote d’Ivoire (0.1172%), and Kenya (0.1153%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Africa in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015:

  • The share of Egypt in Russia’s total exports rose 2-fold from 0.9046% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 1.8331% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Algeria in Russia’s total exports rose 4.5-fold from 0.1602% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 0.7229% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Togo in Russia’s total exports declined 2.7-fold from 0.0455% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 0.0167% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Angola in Russia’s total exports rose 32.2-fold from 0.0146% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 0.4706% in the 1st quarter of the 2016;
  • The share of Morocco in Russia’s total imports rose from 0.3903% in the 1st quarter of the 2015 to 0.6031% in the 1st quarter of the 2016.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia