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

Russia’s Trade with Ghana

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Ghana was $51,036,251, down 21.33% ($13,836,586) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Ghana in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $39,150,336, up 11.70% ($4,102,130) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Ghana in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $11,885,915, down 60.15% ($17,938,716) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Ghana in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $27,264,421, a 421.95% increase ($22,040,846) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Ghana was Russia’s 99th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 92nd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0419% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0511% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Ghana was Russia’s 88th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 90th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0544% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0441% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Ghana was Russia’s 92nd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 79th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0238% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0629% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Ghana

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 73.11% of Russia’s total exports to Ghana (82.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.73% of Russia’s total exports to Ghana (5.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.17% of Russia’s total exports to Ghana (7.74% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.69% of Russia’s total exports to Ghana (0.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.37% of Russia’s total exports to Ghana (3.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,431,419;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,380,796;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,256,002;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $383,426.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $420,000;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $293,940.
Russia’s exports to Ghana in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 65,118 0.17 0
10 Cereals 3,148,303 8.04 1,892,30166.37
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,380,796 3.53 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 28,623,836 73.11 28,917,776-1.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 112,275 0.29 0
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 17,342-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 420,000-100.00
31 Fertilizers 2,635,323 6.73 2,251,89717.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 31,000 0.08 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 0 0.00 4,893-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,639 0.01 8,223-67.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 24,910 0.06 9,621158.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,319,962 3.37 1,315,3570.35
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 324 0.00 160102.50
72 Iron and steel 1,431,419 3.66 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,599 0.04 2,338524.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 308,054 0.79 195,09457.90
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 1,599 0.00 1,19034.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 28,500 0.07 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,188 0.01 3,724-14.39
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 2,579 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 15,912 0.04 8,29091.94

Russia’s Imports from Ghana

The major share of Russian imports from Ghana 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) - 99.60% of Russia’s total imports from Ghana (99.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • No such product groups.

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $17,850,644;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $71,500.
Russia’s imports from Ghana in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,154 0.02 2,0524.97
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 28,155 0.24 10,325172.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14,175 0.12 29,938-52.65
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,793,832 99.23 29,644 476-60.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 150 0.00 567-73.54
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 47,449 0.40 118,949-60.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 18,197-100.00
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 0 0.00 127-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia