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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $315,179,726, up 63.73% ($122,675,388) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $254,068,039, up 82.69% ($114,996,036) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $61,111,687, up 14.37% ($7,679,352) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $192,956,352, a 125.31% increase ($107,316,684) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Morocco was Russia’s 52nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 71st in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2585% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1517% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Morocco was Russia’s 45th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 60th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3531% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1749% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Morocco was Russia’s 61st largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 60th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1223% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1128% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

The major share of Russian exports to Morocco 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) - 45.71% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (74.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 27.84% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (4.19% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 24.85% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (11.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.03% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (7.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $69,040,818;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $46,275,800;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $18,128,462.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $8,518,140;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $5,040,085;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $4,263,366;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $2,061,745.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 515,463 0.20 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,061 0.00 0
10 Cereals 69,074,190 27.19 33,372206,882.47
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 66,717 0.03 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 4,263,366-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 49,033 0.02 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 42,194 0.02 50,589-16.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 27,312 0.01 6124,362.75
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 937,478 0.37 1,477,519-36.55
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,707,601 4.21 15,747,686-32.01
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 105,424,988 41.49 87,296,52620.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14,556 0.01 11,47226.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 26,800 0.01 0
31 Fertilizers 1,946,908 0.77 10,465,048-81.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 22,061 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 1,493 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 101,370 0.04 1,7005,862.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 446,914 0.18 82,998438.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 53,787 0.02 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 871,677 0.34 226,980284.03
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 94,164 0.04 104 441-9.84
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 102,689 0.04 392,042-73.81
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 209 0.00 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 250 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 219 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 656 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 217 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 7,819-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 93,337 0.04 2,155,082-95.67
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,983 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 62,940,675 24.77 16,664,875277.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 363 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 203,420 0.08 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 377 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 46,126 0.02 53,202-13.30
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 220,260 0.09 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,901 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,834 0.00 5,193-45.43
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 2,185 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 31,481-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 571 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 63.00% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (60.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.93% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (26.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.41% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (2.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.72% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.03% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.68% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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 $4,754,499;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,903,852;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,536,809;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $716,851;
  • 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 $608,794;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $336,154;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $331,682.

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

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,287,443;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $565,928;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $393,856;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $347,019;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $291,481;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $269,454.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,479,279 7.33 4,873,135-8.08
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,976,826 3.23 1,259,97556.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 168,665 0.28 460,146-63.35
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 16,495 0.03 5,942177.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 112,537 0.18 42,540164.54
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 230,775 0.38 326,056-29.22
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 71,409 0.12 62,02615.13
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 169,717 0.28 184,551-8.04
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 181,794 0.30 50,064263.12
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,849 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 1,105-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,379,606 8.80 6,667,049-19.31
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,931 0.01 4801,343.96
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 347,019-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 94-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 346,766 0.57 10,6123,167.68
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 341 0.00 2,881-88.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 80,126 0.13 114,250-29.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 201,995 0.33 234,779-13.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 148,896 0.24 145,3002.47
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 321-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23,994 0.04 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,849 0.01 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,783 0.00 308478.90
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 29,927 0.05 0
54 Man-made filaments 30,863 0.05 11,094178.20
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 216-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 93,515 0.15 77,46520.72
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 407-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 8,619 0.01 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 9,612-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 7,209,647 11.80 5,305,79535.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 23,248,062 38.04 18,493,56325.71
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 52,299 0.09 35,80846.05
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,820,778 12.80 8,386,706-6.75
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,141 0.01 18,356-66.54
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 59,891 0.10 6,991756.69
69 Ceramic products 136,692 0.22 406,146-66.34
70 Glass and glassware 7,940 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,544,698 2.53 7,88919,480.40
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 194-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 78 0.00 355-78.03
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 120,337 0.20 4,1782,780.25
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 450-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 3,597-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 97,281 0.16 100,834-3.52
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 1,109,983 1.82 501,189121.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 872,105 1.43 540,42361.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,012 0.00 4 480-55.09
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 344-100.00
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 106,514 0.17 192,045-44.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,608 0.00 1,696-5.19
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 349 0.00 0
SS Classified 4,944,715 8.09 4,533,8699.06

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