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Russian trade with Egypt 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 Egypt in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Egypt

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Egypt totaled $1,256,295,378, up 29.34% ($284,986,527) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $1,124,950,752, up 37.77% ($308,391,576) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $131,344,626, down 15.12% ($23,405,049) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $993,606,126, a 50.13% increase ($331,796,625) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Egypt was Russia's 19th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 27th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.2911% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.7342% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Egypt was Russia's 18th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 27th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.8331% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.9046% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Egypt was Russia's 44th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 42nd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3655% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.3682% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Egypt

The major share of Russian exports to Egypt 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) - 36.77% of Russia's total exports to Egypt (28.12% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.19% of Russia's total exports to Egypt (17.06% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.53% of Russia's total exports to Egypt (13.59% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.00% of Russia's total exports to Egypt (21.45% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.33% of Russia's total exports to Egypt (11.18% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.93% of Russia's total exports to Egypt (1.76% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $167,425,176;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $20,131,998;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $19,352,240;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,187,850.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Egypt 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) - a decrease of $109,578,007;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $75,597,990;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $19,863,815;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $6,461,146;
  • 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) - a decrease of $6,018,201;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $5,191,887;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,673,702.
Russia's exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,073,749 0.10 15.62
10 Cereals 329,167,700 29.26 103.51
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 48,365 0.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 570,310 0.05 -15.51
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 76,303,823 6.78 35.84
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 -100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,523,461 0.14 -30.43
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,945,562 0.44 -36.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 152,614 0.01 -81.75
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 14,828,188 1.32 -83.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,111,517 0.19 -36.16
29 Organic chemicals 1,385,558 0.12 -12.24
30 Pharmaceutical products 42,900 0.00 -45.07
31 Fertilizers 99,944 0.01 -94.84
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 -100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 46,186 0.00 12,086.28
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,172,659 0.28 -26.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,541,280 0.23 66.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,028,606 0.09 -34.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 75,845,086 6.74 -20.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,837,190 0.79 -42.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,795 0.00 -30.07
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12 0.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 212 0.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,383 0.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 27,817 0.00 5,463.40
69 Ceramic products 1,237 0.00 -98.06
70 Glass and glassware 20 0.00
72 Iron and steel 113,571,435 10.10 -4.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,759,494 0.69 393.72
74 Copper and articles thereof 38,206,845 3.40 102.64
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 72,155 0.01 -30.97
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 444 0.00 -97.60
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,539 0.00 67.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,074,064 0.10 -77.38
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 2,961,306 0.26 -67.02
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 51,731,584 4.60 -67.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,100 0.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 446,312 0.04 331.41
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 2,184 0.00 158.46
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2 0.00 -98.64
SS Classified 385,359,114 34.26 598.96

Russia's Imports from Egypt

The major share of Russian imports from Egypt 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) - 82.88% of Russia's total imports from Egypt (90.52% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 9.52% of Russia's total imports from Egypt (5.13% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.69% of Russia's total imports from Egypt (2.41% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $3,085,817;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,724,295;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,279,692;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1,027,914;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $718,437;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $618,883;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - an increase of $588,395;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $532,557;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $487,057.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $33,881,993;
  • 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) - a decrease of $401,801.
Russia's imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 63 0.00 -62.50
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 14,688,860 11.18 -69.76
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 91,979,192 70.03 1.91
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 372,883 0.28 252.69
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 577,724 0.44 -5.47
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 5,873 0.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 100,916 0.08 -25.86
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 22,827 0.02
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,568 0.01
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 487,057 0.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 204,843 0.16 28.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 319,819 0.24 149.35
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 85,574 0.07 -18.99
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,027,914 0.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 218,827 0.17 5.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,377,732 2.57 60.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 136,557 0.10 -50.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 653,684 0.50 1,778.35
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 693,136 0.53 81.91
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 607,089 0.46 714.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 687,375 0.52 -20.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,439 0.00 27,000.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 -100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,279 0.01 -49.38
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,292 0.00 -54.97
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2,738 0.00 -79.58
54 Man-made filaments 15,094 0.01
55 Man-made staple fibers 247,937 0.19
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 340,195 0.26 198,844.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,079,577 0.82 119.79
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 20,105 0.02 -39.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,085,817 2.35
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,601,242 1.22 -6.73
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,795,759 4.41 14.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 309,291 0.24 -48.23
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,758 0.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 614 0.00 -56.79
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 452,179 0.34 44.84
69 Ceramic products 74,139 0.06 -43.30
70 Glass and glassware 7,159 0.01 -91.59
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 -100.00
72 Iron and steel 337,501 0.26 -40.95
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,399 0.01 -97.81
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 430 0.00 -43.42
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,867 0.01 -9.59
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,994 0.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,285 0.00 -97.86
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 612,096 0.47 -39.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 79,136 0.06 19,201.46
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 91,017 0.07
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 55,617 0.04 3.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 238,483 0.18 47.36
SS Classified 601,674 0.46
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