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Russian trade with Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia's foreign trade in goods with Algeria in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Algeria

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Algeria totaled $445,951,234, up 206.25% ($300,332,986) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $443,624,476, up 206.73% ($298,996,307) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $2,326,758, up 135.01% ($1,336,679) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $441,297,718, a 207.23% increase ($297,659,628) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Algeria was Russia's 40th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 72nd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4583% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.1101% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Algeria was Russia's 29th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 60th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.7229% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.1602% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Algeria was Russia's 112th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 127th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0065% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.0024% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Algeria

The major share of Russian exports to Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 50.67% of Russia's total exports to Algeria (13.86% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.29% of Russia's total exports to Algeria (7.47% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.38% of Russia's total exports to Algeria (39.63% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.84% of Russia's total exports to Algeria (20.94% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.38% of Russia's total exports to Algeria (2.60% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 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 $203,551,856;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $48,138,693;
  • 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 $5,171,219;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $4,427,500;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,374,437.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 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) - a decrease of $19,501,132;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $13,362,692;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6,351,290;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,770,737.
Russia's exports to Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 22,540 0.01 -52.55
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 -100.00
10 Cereals 9,020,000 2.03 96.41
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 18,000 0.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 51,049 0.01
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 32,465,538 7.32 -37.53
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 30,024 0.01 87.28
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 -100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 408 0.00 -81.04
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 -100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 624 0.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 58,936,371 13.29 445.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 339,441 0.08 89.56
29 Organic chemicals 15,010 0.00
31 Fertilizers 544,350 0.12 -56.77
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 64,713 0.01
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 0 0.00 -100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 259,000 0.06
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 69,739 0.02 -63.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 395,686 0.09 13.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14,607 0.00 -99.18
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,600 0.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,100 0.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 506,854 0.11 -4.22
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 178,821 0.04 -47.21
52 Cotton 300 0.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 8 0.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 88 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 40 0.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 86 0.00 -96.38
70 Glass and glassware 6,705 0.00
72 Iron and steel 16,757,649 3.78 -44.36
73 Articles of iron or steel 134,545 0.03 -14.66
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,421 0.00 12,248.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 140,186 0.03
80 Tin and articles thereof 10 0.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,838 0.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,957 0.00 -61.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 750 0.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,569,957 0.58 -71.19
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 13,324,143 3.00 63.43
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 203,551,856 45.88
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,340,990 1.20 80.04
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 -100.00
SS Classified 98,844,472 22.28 360.01

Russia's Imports from Algeria

The major share of Russian imports from Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 65.06% of Russia's total imports from Algeria (99.56% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 34.94% of Russia's total imports from Algeria (0.11% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $539,352;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $467,565;
  • 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 $344,459;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $12,264.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $23,609.
Russia's imports from Algeria in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,446,301 62.16 59.47
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 54,283 2.33 -30.31
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 13,148 0.57 1,387.33
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 -100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 -100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 101 0.00 -35.67
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 345,360 14.84 38,230.74
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 467,565 20.10
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia