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

Russia's Trade with Albania

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Albania totaled $13,153,432, up 5.59% ($695,932) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Albania in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $10,972,503, up 51.34% ($3,722,131) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Albania in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $2,180,929, down 58.12% ($3,026,199) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Albania in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $8,791,574, a 330.28% increase ($6,748,330) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Albania was Russia's 116th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 119th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0135% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.0094% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Albania was Russia's 106th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 115th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0179% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.0080% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Albania was Russia's 114th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 102nd in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0061% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.0124% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania 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) - 47.90% of Russia's total exports to Albania (50.30% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 36.88% of Russia's total exports to Albania (1.60% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.65% of Russia's total exports to Albania (19.86% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.30% of Russia's total exports to Albania (0.12% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.76% of Russia's total exports to Albania (22.04% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,780,804;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,776,394;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $380,775;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $362,461;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $264,280;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $54,507.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1,572,989;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $820,275;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $240,224;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $203,120;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $116,137.
Russia's exports to Albania in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 20,338 0.19
10 Cereals 3,453,121 31.47 0.26
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6,348 0.06
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,776,394 16.19
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 -100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 619,627 5.65 -56.97
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 -100.00
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 -100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 427 0.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 54,507 0.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,395 0.03
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14,535 0.13 -38.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,751 0.10
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 144,157 1.31 -62.50
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 75,034 0.68 34.29
55 Man-made staple fibers 763 0.01
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 964 0.01
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,066 0.01
70 Glass and glassware 380,775 3.47
72 Iron and steel 3,780,804 34.46
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,134 0.01
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 264,280 2.41
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 -100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 362,461 3.30
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 1,622 0.01

Russia's Imports from Albania

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 78.92% of Russia's total imports from Albania (28.80% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.53% of Russia's total imports from Albania (68.66% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of Russia's total imports from Albania (2.39% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

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

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $342,920;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $258,351;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $99,588.

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

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $3,563,981;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $124,542;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $41,205.
Russia's imports from Albania in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 215 0.01
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11,424 0.52 3.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 -100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 -100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 99 0.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 102,342 4.69 3,616.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 346 0.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 -100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 489 0.02
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 497,973 22.83 107.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 861,175 39.49 0.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 994 0.05 44.06
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 356,436 16.34 -10.36
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,061 0.19 -3.56
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
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 132 0.01
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 19 0.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 143 0.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts 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 2,161 0.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 342,920 15.72
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