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Russian trade with Egypt in the 3rd 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 Egypt in the third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Egypt

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Egypt was $661,729,704, down 11.23% ($83,751,174) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $620,875,201, down 13.07% ($93,376,554) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $40,854,503, up 30.82% ($9,625,380) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $580,020,698, a 15.08% decrease ($103,001,934) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Egypt was Russia’s 36th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 31st in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.5427% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5874% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Egypt was Russia’s 29th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 21st in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.8630% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.8981% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Egypt was Russia’s 71st largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 78th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0817% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0659% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Egypt

The major share of Russian exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 36.51% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (43.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 25.06% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (14.48% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 14.54% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (19.44% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 7.53% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (11.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.41% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (7.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.35% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (1.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $33,183,189;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $16,349,564;
  • 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 $7,762,905;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5,611,281;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,659,847.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $76,078,566;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $44,769,742;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $33,810,799;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $29,934,116;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $5,916,681;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $4,023,986;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3,353,667;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $3,236,253;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,443,061;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $1,926,196.
Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,092,661 0.18 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,819,281 0.45 4,539,786-37.90
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 51,666-100.00
10 Cereals 198,604,630 31.99 274,683,196-27.70
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,077,559 0.33 529,324292.49
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10,127 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14,977,907 2.41 20,894,588-28.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 80 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,765 0.00 6121,658.99
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,493,661 0.24 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,619,853 0.91 7,451,353-24.58
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 534,845 0.09 2,461,041-78.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 46,206,354 7.44 80,017,153-42.25
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,107,518 0.34 2,323,993-9.31
29 Organic chemicals 6,367,728 1.03 756,447741.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 16,577 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 810,613 0.13 4,046,866-79.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 135,166 0.02 1,15811,572.37
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 19,864 0.00 11417,324.56
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 26,000 0.00 5348,956.60
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,875,430 0.30 1,763,6806.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,034,338 0.33 514,432295.53
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,203,390 0.19 807,06049.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 368 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 84,856,559 13.67 129,626,301-34.54
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 202,911 0.03 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,207,147 0.84 9,231,133-43.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,038 0.00 6,025-66.17
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 305 0.00 187,788-99.84
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 105 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 56 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,208 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,099 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 151,574 0.02 187,642-19.22
72 Iron and steel 112,421,840 18.11 96,072,27617.02
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,670,648 0.75 2,010,801132.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 38,439,631 6.19 5,256,442631.29
75 Nickel and articles thereof 5,006 0.00 1,741187.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 27,220 0.00 93,651-70.93
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 12-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 5,007-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,472 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 662 0.00 4,591-85.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,605,328 0.26 4,048,389-60.35
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 17,592,661 2.83 9,829,75678.97
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 3,858 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,713,984 1.24 37,648,100-79.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 441,431 0.07 3,795,098-88.37
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 83,790 0.01 67,42724.27
SS Classified 59,392,953 9.57 15,337,153287.25

Russia’s Imports from Egypt

The major share of Russian imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 41.99% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (19.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.96% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (65.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.82% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (7.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.19% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (2.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.12% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (3.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $9,007,614;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,916,305;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,376,335;
  • 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 $804,565;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $687,577;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $457,485;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $333,971;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $292,964;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $261,645;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $245,157;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $244,660;
  • 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 $170,264.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $2,887,569;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $2,428,378;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $901,814;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $172,541;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $159,982.
Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,034,350 4.98 4,921,919-58.67
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 9,404,644 23.02 11,833,022-20.52
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 621,310 1.52 287,339116.23
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,653,345 4.05 2,555,159-35.29
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 83,165 0.20 85,896-3.18
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 14,438 0.04 23,917-39.63
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 5,528-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 823,905 2.02 136,328504.35
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 252,813 0.62 326,057-22.46
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 563,170 1.38 105,685432.88
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,783 0.03 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 46,950 0.11 58,400-19.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,337,798 3.27 1,093,13822.38
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 346,412 0.85 101,255242.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 626,564 1.53 333,60087.82
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 105,536 0.26 123,610-14.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 233,227 0.57 393,209-40.69
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 1,827,457 4.47 451,122305.09
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 335,358 0.82 295,49113.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 881,224 2.16 619,57942.23
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,637 0.00 20,429-91.99
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 170,264 0.42 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 506 0.00 62716.13
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 12,426 0.03 22,294-44.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 308-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 860-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 100,680 0.25 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 44,022 0.11 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21,468 0.05 10,255109.34
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,029,270 2.52 991,7523.78
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 191 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,048,065 7.46 1,131,760169.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,581,400 30.80 3,573,786252.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 279,557 0.68 231,24920.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 16,611 0.04 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 33,786 0.08 2,6791,161.14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 86,717 0.21 57,96849.59
69 Ceramic products 143,275 0.35 63,900124.22
70 Glass and glassware 6,638 0.02 40,208-83.49
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 50,423-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 92,196 0.23 37,165148.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 270 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 137-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,239 0.01 10,740-51.22
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 276 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 18,978 0.05 25,508-25.60
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 1,587,920 3.89 783,355102.71
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 103,503 0.25 6,7771,427.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,071 0.01 634,774.60
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 93,035 0.23 75,06723.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 463 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 169,583 0.42 342,124-50.43

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia