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

Russia's Trade with Ethiopia

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Ethiopia totaled $7,848,754, up 7.71% ($561,765) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Ethiopia in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $4,475,365, up 107.83% ($2,322,036) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Ethiopia in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $3,373,389, down 34.29% ($1,760,271) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade with Ethiopia went from a deficit of $2,980,331 in the 1st quarter of 2015, to a surplus of $1,101,976 in the 1st quarter of 2016.

Ethiopia was Russia's 128th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 129th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0081% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.0055% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Ethiopia was Russia's 125th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 131st in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0073% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.0024% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Ethiopia was Russia's 102nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 103rd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0094% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.0122% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Ethiopia

The major share of Russian exports to Ethiopia 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) - 79.92% of Russia's total exports to Ethiopia (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 18.07% of Russia's total exports to Ethiopia (59.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.69% of Russia's total exports to Ethiopia (0.25% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.31% of Russia's total exports to Ethiopia (36.93% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia's total exports to Ethiopia (2.22% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Ethiopia 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 $3,442,500;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $204,373;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $134,430;
  • 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 $62,800.

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $666,120;
  • 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 $459,471;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $190,082;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $121,169;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $47,509.
Russia's exports to Ethiopia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
10 Cereals 3,442,500 76.92
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 134,430 3.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 62,800 1.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 -100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,972 0.29 1,724.47
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 369,499 8.26 123.77
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 439,305 9.82 -60.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 -100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 -100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,382 0.19 -93.53
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 5,477 0.12 -98.82
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
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 0 0.00 -100.00

Russia's Imports from Ethiopia

The major share of Russian imports from Ethiopia 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) - 99.15% of Russia's total imports from Ethiopia (99.93% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $52,066;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $25,701;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $22,881.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Ethiopia 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 $1,278,248;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $561,383;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $25,650.
Russia's imports from Ethiopia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 475,820 14.11 12.29
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,656,663 49.11 -43.55
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 -100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,018,310 30.19 -35.54
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 170,602 5.06 3.05
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 23,255 0.69 6,117.91
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 28,729 0.85 848.78
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 10 0.00 -98.57
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