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

Russia's Trade with Morocco

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Morocco totaled $238,840,374, up 25.60% ($48,681,715) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $147,583,594, up 32.88% ($36,521,536) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $91,256,780, up 15.37% ($12,160,179) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $56,326,814, a 76.21% increase ($24,361,357) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Morocco was Russia's 59th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 70th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2194% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.1395% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Morocco was Russia's 57th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 68th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2221% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.1213% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Morocco was Russia's 55th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 56th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2153% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.1766% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 52.79% of Russia's total exports to Morocco (78.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 36.21% of Russia's total exports to Morocco (14.44% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.05% of Russia's total exports to Morocco (1.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.23% of Russia's total exports to Morocco (4.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $36,932,253;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $18,774,353;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8,472,207;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,845,957;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $468,722.

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $27,797,241;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $3,175,683.
Russia's exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
10 Cereals 10,317,825 6.99 1,845,618459.04
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 37,720 0.03 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 50,937 0.03 61,591-17.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 612 0.00 1,632-62.50
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,530,770 7.14 38,328,011-72.52
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 67,382,724 45.66 48,608,37138.62
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 212,333-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 2,845,967 1.93 1028,459,570.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,376 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 1,373,866 0.93 4,549,549-69.80
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 76,042 0.05 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 19,161 0.01 0
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 1,399 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 30,022 0.02 39,520-24.03
39 Plastics and articles thereof 332,255 0.23 148,238124.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 83,910 0.06 38,117120.14
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 63,035 0.04 127,818-50.68
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 120,632 0.08 189,504-36.34
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 618,420 0.42 568,8268.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,246 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 36,924 0.03 0
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 11,935-100.00
72 Iron and steel 52,964,920 35.89 16,032,667230.36
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 468,722 0.32 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 64,400 0.04 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 27,564 0.02 212,183-87.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 381 0.00 1,120-65.98
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 19,670 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 105,772 0.07 85,01524.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 322 0.00 0

Russia's Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 65.28% of Russia's total imports from Morocco (73.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 29.75% of Russia's total imports from Morocco (24.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.24% of Russia's total imports from Morocco (0.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.20% of Russia's total imports from Morocco (0.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $19,010,158;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $5,450,725;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2,912,039;
  • 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 (HS code 85) - an increase of $915,272;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $687,347;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $489,667;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $450,301;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $374,676.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $11,745,791;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $4,110,814;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,415,323;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $740,367;
  • 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 $316,801.
Russia's imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,438,302 3.77 4,853,625-29.16
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 21,953 0.02 40,223-45.42
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,486 0.00 3,391-26.69
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 38,102,736 41.75 19,092,57899.57
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 15,372,524 16.85 27,118,315-43.31
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,025 0.00 4,501-55.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 47,315 0.05 60,906-22.31
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 226,164 0.25 228,832-1.17
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 79,612 0.09 26,174204.16
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 183,391 0.20 120,34952.38
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 48,221 0.05 128,163-62.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 712 0.00 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,050,978 2.25 6,161,792-66.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,510 0.01 1168,172.73
26 Ores, slag and ash 450,301 0.49 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 712,835 0.78 25,4882,696.75
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 14,707 0.02 1,2561,070.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 165,672 0.18 17,793831.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 201,081 0.22 93,262115.61
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 71,798 0.08 105,056-31.66
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 342-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,555 0.01 3,585250.21
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 6 0.00 11,471-99.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 99 0.00 395-74.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1 0.00 87-98.85
54 Man-made filaments 24,874 0.03 3,888539.76
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 52,802 0.06 57,854-8.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,746 0.00 15,483-82.26
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,176,266 6.77 3,264,22789.21
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 19,128,748 20.96 13,678,02339.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 34,535 0.04 9,906248.63
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,728,083 1.89 2,468,450-29.99
65 Headgear and parts thereof 978 0.00 14 488-93.25
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,837 0.01 4,58071.11
69 Ceramic products 240,201 0.26 146,15364.35
70 Glass and glassware 1,429 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 87 0.00 6,339-98.63
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 384-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 491,343 0.54 1,67629,216.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 69 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 17,868 0.02 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 262-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,834 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 208-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 97 0.00 9,944-99.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 71,621 0.08 64,43811.32
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 1,238,963 1.36 323,691282.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 733,782 0.80 359,106104.34
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,013 0.00 539273.47
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 77,736 0.09 394,537-80.30
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,637 0.00 1,80146.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,247 0.00 1,396-10.67
SS Classified 0 0.00 171,733-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia