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

Russia's Trade with Libya

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Libya was $2,458,573, down 67.84% ($5,186,794) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Libya in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $2,458,573, down 67.69% ($5,151,688) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Libya in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $0, down 100.00% ($35,106) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Libya in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $2,458,573, a 67.54% decrease ($5,116,582) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Libya was Russia's 142nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 136th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0023% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.0056% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Libya was Russia's 132nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 121st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0037% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.0083% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

There were no Russia's imports from Libya in the 2nd quarter of 2016, while in the 2nd quarter of 2015, Libya was Russia's 156th largest supplier, accounting for 0.0001% of Russia's total imports.

Russia's Exports to Libya

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 59.44% of Russia's total exports to Libya (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 30.37% of Russia's total exports to Libya (63.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.42% of Russia's total exports to Libya (22.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.74% of Russia's total exports to Libya (0.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.03% of Russia's total exports to Libya (13.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1,423,204;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $62,941;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $60,000;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $38,108;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $23,045;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $11,474.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $4,204,248;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1,503,984;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,037,184;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $24,070.
Russia's exports to Libya in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
10 Cereals 652,128 26.52 4,856,376-86.57
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 11,474 0.47 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 23,045 0.94 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 2,300-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 60,000 2.44 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 182,540 7.42 1,686,524-89.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,364 0.18 2,38682.90
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 0 0.00 24,070-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,421-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 62,941 2.56 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 38,108 1.55 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,423,204 57.89 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 1,037,184-100.00
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 769 0.03 0

Russia's Imports from Libya

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia's total imports from Libya (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • No such product groups.

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $35,106.
Russia's imports from Libya in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 - 35,106-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia