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Russian trade with Albania in 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 Albania in 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Albania

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Albania was $68,809,737, down 13.13% ($10,400,657) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Albania in 2016 were $57,932,404, down 13.56% ($9,089,504) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Albania in 2016 were $10,877,333, down 10.76% ($1,311,153) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Albania in 2016 was $47,055,071, a 14.19% decrease ($7,778,351) over 2015.

Albania was Russia’s 119th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 118th in 2015), accounting for 0.0147% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0151% in 2015).

Albania was Russia’s 105th largest export market in 2016 (up from 106th in 2015), accounting for 0.0203% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0195% in 2015).

Albania was Russia’s 115th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 110th in 2015), accounting for 0.0060% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0067% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Albania

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 51.47% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (41.84% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 24.95% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (40.25% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.28% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (3.73% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.49% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (9.48% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.99% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.88% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Albania in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $6,760,243;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,839,181;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $601,214;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $446,255;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $264,280.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Albania in 2016 over 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 $12,530,563;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $5,008,772;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $3,187,317;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $355,184;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $266,216.
Russia’s exports to Albania in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 64,583 0.11 0
10 Cereals 22,826,319 39.40 27,835,091-17.99
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 9,609 0.02 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,760,243 11.67 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 2,292-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 156,420 0.27 203,120-22.99
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,561 0.02 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 14,443,880 24.93 26,974,443-46.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 112 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 178 0.00 82,610-99.78
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,353 0.01 2,460117.60
31 Fertilizers 2,891,184 4.99 6,078,501-52.44
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 427 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 163,316 0.28 108,43050.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,829 0.02 2,650233.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 73,374 0.13 59,98322.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 35,747 0.06 19,48483.47
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 544,543 0.94 899,727-39.48
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 116,738 0.20 39,377196.46
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 194,348 0.34 168,87815.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 793-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 763 0.00 900-15.22
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 425-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 350 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,169 0.00 4,686-53.71
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 924 0.00 1,964-52.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 964 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,237 0.01 3,59345.76
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 22-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 37,617 0.06 39,630-5.08
69 Ceramic products 173,217 0.30 0
70 Glass and glassware 1,135,337 1.96 1,401,553-18.99
72 Iron and steel 6,173,862 10.66 2,334,681164.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,134 0.00 33,599-96.62
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 264,280 0.46 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 97,890 0.17 130,244-24.84
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,154,922 1.99 553,708108.58
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 21,447 0.04 14,82344.69
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 87,009 0.15 1,2007,150.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 467,896 0.81 21,6412,062.08
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 1,622 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,400-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Albania

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 88.28% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (53.21% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.36% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (35.19% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (1.02% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Albania in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,432,698;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,119,764;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $543,548;
  • 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 $123,921.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Albania in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $4,026,163;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $198,429;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $124,541;
  • 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 $89,539;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $65,244.
Russia’s imports from Albania in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 215 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 18,718-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 37,481 0.34 36,9071.56
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 970 0.01 9,251-89.51
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 198,429-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 4,026,163-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 157 0.00 10,581-98.52
40 Rubber and articles thereof 201 0.00 232-13.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 156,156 1.44 32,235384.43
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 14,596 0.13 17,490-16.55
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,913 0.12 78,157-83.48
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 32,982 0.30 5,819466.80
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 29,438 0.27 4,897501.14
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 489 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,674,468 24.59 1,554,70472.02
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,216,092 29.57 2,672,54420.34
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,817 0.02 94093.30
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,673,543 33.77 2,240,84563.94
65 Headgear and parts thereof 35,567 0.33 16,203119.51
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 10,996-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 124,541-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 513 0.00 5,341-90.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 12 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 21,961-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 268 0.00 24,864-98.92
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 2,475 0.02 298,434.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 156 0.00 0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 545-100.00
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 2,161 0.02 91,700-97.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 984,663 9.05 983,7960.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 598-100.00

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