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

Russia's Trade with Malawi

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Malawi totaled $27,496,679, up 47.18% ($8,813,918) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $1,613,434, down 62.18% ($2,652,331) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $25,883,245, up 79.53% ($11,466,249) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $24,269,811, a 139.08% increase ($14,118,580) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Malawi was Russia's 107th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 113th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0283% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.0141% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Malawi was Russia's 141st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 123th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0026% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.0047% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Malawi was Russia's 76th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 86th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0720% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.0343% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia's total exports to Malawi (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • No such product groups.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,652,331.
Russia's exports to Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
10 Cereals 1,613,434 100.00 -62.18

Russia's Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia's total imports from Malawi (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $11,712,416.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $246,004.
Russia's imports from Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 42 0.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5,263 0.02 -97.91
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 82 0.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 25,877,858 99.98 82.68
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 -100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia