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Russian trade with Albania in the 4th 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 Albania in the fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Albania

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Albania was $25,343,856, down 7.74% ($2,125,184) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $21,925,567, down 13.22% ($3,341,242) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $3,418,289, up 55.22% ($1,216,058) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $18,507,278, a 19.76% decrease ($4,557,300) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Albania was Russia’s 113th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 115th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0186% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0210% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Albania was Russia’s 101st largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 99th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0262% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0307% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Albania was Russia’s 109th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 114th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0065% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0046% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 54.37% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (43.34% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 31.90% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (44.86% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.78% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (5.43% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.73% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (4.05% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.46% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (1.41% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 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 $1,755,299;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $971,232;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $326,154;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $156,420;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $85,809;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $83,783;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $69,818.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $6,298,448;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $403,047;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $198,511;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $82,610.
Russia’s exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 44,245 0.20 0
10 Cereals 5,035,102 22.96 11,333,550-55.57
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,261 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,755,299 8.01 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 156,420 0.71 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11,920,842 54.37 10,949,6108.87
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 82,610-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 214 0.00 988-78.34
31 Fertilizers 965,451 4.40 912,2855.83
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 54,060 0.25 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 2,650-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,172 0.08 6,079182.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 19,484-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 198,511-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 69,818 0.32 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 68,148 0.31 18,753263.40
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 900-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,070 0.00 233359.23
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 226 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,480 0.01 2,585-42.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19,708 0.09 10,46388.36
70 Glass and glassware 5,426 0.02 0
72 Iron and steel 950,953 4.34 1,354,000-29.77
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 4,182-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 97,890 0.45 14,107593.91
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 667,984 3.05 341,83095.41
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 2,800-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 87,009 0.40 1,2007,150.75
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,789 0.02 9,989-62.07

Russia’s Imports from Albania

The major share of Russian imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 87.79% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (82.66% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.20% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (0.63% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $557,256;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $472,667;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $132,081;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $44,662;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - an increase of $18,015;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $16,220;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $14,829.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $12,710.
Russia’s imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 7,500-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 2,737-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 232-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,245 0.21 10,376-30.18
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,113 0.03 13,823-91.95
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,653 0.14 8,605-45.93
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 19,577 0.57 4,748312.32
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 16,651 0.49 4313,763.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 965,220 28.24 492,55395.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 897,466 26.25 765,38517.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 825 0.02 711,061.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,113,888 32.59 556,632100.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 23,641 0.69 5,626320.21
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 1,153-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 513 0.02 4,763-89.23
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 4,840-100.00
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 134 0.00 29362.07
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 26-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 367,363 10.75 322,70113.84
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia