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Russian trade with Albania in the 2nd 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 second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Albania

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Albania totaled $15,784,613, up 27.36% ($3,391,388) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $13,858,046, up 34.36% ($3,543,710) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $1,926,567, down 7.33% ($152,322) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $11,931,479, a 44.88% increase ($3,696,032) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Albania was Russia's 116th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 124th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0145% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.0091% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Albania was Russia's 101st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 113th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0209% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.0113% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Albania was Russia's 119th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 117th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0045% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.0046% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 62.23% of Russia's total exports to Albania (62.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.50% of Russia's total exports to Albania (14.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.41% of Russia's total exports to Albania (0.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.33% of Russia's total exports to Albania (15.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.75% of Russia's total exports to Albania (0.14% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $1,820,910;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,442,105;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $452,685;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $383,535;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $361,328;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $43,186.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $847,593;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $66,864;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $43,297.
Russia's exports to Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
10 Cereals 6,803,524 49.09 6,442,1965.61
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,820,910 13.14 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 2,292-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,455,520 10.50 1,498,817-2.89
31 Fertilizers 636,000 4.59 1,483,593-57.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 54,281 0.39 53,7610.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 23,470 0.17 21,6508.41
40 Rubber and articles thereof 24,996 0.18 0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 249,971 1.80 316,835-21.10
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 32,978 0.24 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 31,590 0.23 67,469-53.18
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 350 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,099 0.01 4 453-75.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 698 0.01 1,964-64.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,757 0.03 1,008272.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 22-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,425 0.05 10,317-28.03
70 Glass and glassware 749,136 5.41 365,601104.91
72 Iron and steel 1,442,105 10.41 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 29,417-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 43,186 0.31 0
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 21,447 0.15 12,02378.38
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 455,603 3.29 2,91815,513.54

Russia's Imports from Albania

The major share of Russian imports from Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 94.36% of Russia's total imports from Albania (55.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.19% of Russia's total imports from Albania (32.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.16% of Russia's total imports from Albania (2.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $318,366;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $191,064;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $152,139;
  • 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 $39,770.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $462,183;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $198,429;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $91,700;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $58,041;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $16,890;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $10,524;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $9,843.
Russia's imports from Albania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 3,198-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,321 0.17 7,991-58.44
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 364 0.02 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 198,429-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 462,183-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 58 0.00 10,582-99.45
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 42,927 2.23 3,1571,259.74
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 58,041-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,013 0.16 953216.16
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 665,474 34.54 347,10891.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 689,495 35.79 498,43138.33
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 6-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 460,299 23.89 308,16049.37
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,715 0.14 2,28518.82
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 9,843-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 151-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 12 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 16,890-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 55 0.00 1,903-97.11
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 9 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 13 0.00 0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 122-100.00
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 91,700-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 58,812 3.05 57,1582.89
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 598-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia