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

Russia's Trade with Tanzania

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Tanzania totaled $26,528,238, up 29.18% ($5,992,082) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Tanzania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $13,975,583, up 46.18% ($4,414,801) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Tanzania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 totaled $12,552,655, up 14.37% ($1,577,281) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade with Tanzania went from a deficit of $1,414,592 in the 2nd quarter of 2015, to a surplus of $1,422,928 in the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Tanzania was Russia's 102nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 118th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0244% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.0151% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Tanzania was Russia's 100th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 115th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0210% of Russia's total exports (up from 0.0104% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Tanzania was Russia's 89th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (up from 93rd in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0296% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.0245% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Tanzania

The major share of Russian exports to Tanzania 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) - 78.21% of Russia's total exports to Tanzania (83.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.21% of Russia's total exports to Tanzania (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.13% of Russia's total exports to Tanzania (5.73% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.03% of Russia's total exports to Tanzania (6.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.89% of Russia's total exports to Tanzania (3.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,007,346;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $699,734;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $429,823;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $427,158;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $135,697;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $78,332;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $43,162.

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $236,113;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $83,209;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $59,840;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $48,504;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $44,416.
Russia's exports to Tanzania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 78,332 0.56 0
10 Cereals 10,645,655 76.17 7,638,30939.37
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 48,504-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 205,632 1.47 288,841-28.81
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,706 0.02 7,730-64.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 122,137 0.87 358,250-65.91
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 135,697 0.97 0
31 Fertilizers 553,898 3.96 598,314-7.42
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,733 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 40 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,632 0.08 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 47,540 0.34 26,15581.76
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 948,879 6.79 521,72181.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 660 0.00 60,500-98.91
72 Iron and steel 429,823 3.08 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,301 0.09 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 699,734 5.01 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 36 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,959 0.04 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 37 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 43,220 0.31 5874,417.24
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 15,684 0.11 12,40026.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,033 0.02 0
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 11,104 0.08 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 111 0.00 0

Russia's Imports from Tanzania

The major share of Russian imports from Tanzania 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 Tanzania (99.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Tanzania 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) - an increase of $1,266,878;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $471,568.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Tanzania 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) - a decrease of $108,557;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $41,352.
Russia's imports from Tanzania in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 888-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 5,248 0.04 5,308-1.13
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 100 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 97,011 0.77 138,363-29.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,708,520 21.58 2,817,077-3.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 668,899 5.33 197,331238.97
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 9,072,877 72.28 7,805,99916.23
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 5,590-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 4,709-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 109-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia