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

Russia's Trade with Malawi

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Malawi was $9,624,832, down 47.49% ($8,705,808) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $742,072, down 87.60% ($5,242,708) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $8,882,760, down 28.05% ($3,463,100) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $8,140,688, a 27.98% increase ($1,779,608) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Malawi was Russia's 124th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 119th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0088% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.0134% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Malawi was Russia's 144th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 128th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0011% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.0065% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Malawi was Russia's 93rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 92nd in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0210% of Russia's total imports (down from 0.0276% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 98.52% of Russia's total exports to Malawi (99.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.48% of Russia's total exports to Malawi (0.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Malawi 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 exports to Malawi 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 $5,231,403;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $11,280.
Russia's exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
10 Cereals 731,097 98.52 5,962,500-87.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,960 1.48 10,985-0.23
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 11,280-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15 0.00 150.00

Russia's Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia's total imports from Malawi (99.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $33,427.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $3,494,877.
Russia's imports from Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 20 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 33,427 0.38 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 72 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 8,849,210 99.62 12,344,087-28.31
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1,773-100.00
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 31 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia