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

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $3,974,446,396, up 99.05% ($1,977,744,429) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2016 totaled $3,966,280,515, up 99.19% ($1,975,062,967) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2016 totaled $8,165,881, up 48.89% ($2,681,462) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in 2016 was $3,958,114,634, a 99.33% increase ($1,972,381,505) over 2015.

Algeria was Russia’s 27th largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 42nd in 2015), accounting for 0.8497% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.3794% in 2015).

Algeria was Russia’s 19th largest export market in 2016 (up from 34th in 2015), accounting for 1.3893% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5795% in 2015).

Algeria was Russia’s 120th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 124th in 2015), accounting for 0.0045% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0030% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 41.38% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (28.31% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.55% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (7.36% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.44% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (9.28% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.61% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (8.32% in 2015).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $936,843,811;
  • 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 $83,718,941;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $57,141,036;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $30,532,878.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $66,116,549;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $48,290,407.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 297,809 0.01 72,998307.97
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 362,187-100.00
10 Cereals 44,126,484 1.11 13,593,606224.61
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 148,565 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 64,930 0.00 2,1702,892.17
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 135,769,299 3.42 132,013,7352.84
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 73,919 0.00 16,032361.07
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 57,229 0.00 119,995-52.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 38,700 0.00 8,838337.88
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 410,667-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 624 0.00 173,570.59
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 136,442,967 3.44 184,733,374-26.14
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,062,888 0.03 340,820211.86
29 Organic chemicals 17,594 0.00 30,027-41.41
30 Pharmaceutical products 32,396 0.00 6335,017.85
31 Fertilizers 637,050 0.02 5,776,436-88.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 458,885 0.01 69,968555.85
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 8,412 0.00 5711,373.20
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10,211 0.00 4,267139.30
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,674,475 0.07 6,662,087-59.86
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,274 0.00 2,1943.65
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 330,745 0.01 769,224-57.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,842,166 0.05 1,345,43836.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,644,409 0.14 4,768,22218.38
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,501,227 0.09 38,5458,983.48
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 58,548 0.00 291,300-79.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,350,802 0.08 1,325,308152.83
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,716,120 0.12 527,645793.81
52 Cotton 4,321 0.00 747478.45
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 715 0.00 130450.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 6-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 689,047 0.02 2,71825,251.25
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 71,107 0.00 115,730-38.56
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 40 0.00 97-58.76
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 549,261 0.01 230238,709.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 626,994 0.02 252,929147.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 140-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 266,507 0.01 107248,971.96
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 12,414 0.00 12,627-1.69
69 Ceramic products 232 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 1,586,960 0.04 131,4221,107.53
72 Iron and steel 88,166,992 2.22 154,283,541-42.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,588,206 0.27 8,613,00122.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 187,345 0.00 117,92558.87
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 17,537-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,938,242 0.07 2,225,48532.03
80 Tin and articles thereof 8,666 0.00 2,869202.06
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 51,702 0.00 6,978640.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 940,871 0.02 419,504124.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 524,908 0.01 53,473881.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 153,789,872 3.88 153,843,302-0.03
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 150,927,372 3.81 67,208,431124.57
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 5,600 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,244,590,636 31.38 307,746,825304.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 36,854 0.00 38,212-3.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 91,948,854 2.32 34,807,818164.16
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 32,717 0.00 5,362510.16
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 1,268,994 0.03 1,132,62712.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,695 0.00 1,083518.19
SS Classified 1,875,089,663 47.28 906 890 388106.76

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 85.40% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (99.89% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.21% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.05% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.34% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.00% in 2015).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,486,272;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $472,853;
  • 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 $355,583;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $345,292;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $78,776.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $72,044.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,700,619 82.06 5,214,34728.50
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 163,541 2.00 235,585-30.58
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,156 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 110 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 703 0.01 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 107,217 1.31 28,441276.98
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 316 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 290 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 345,411 4.23 119290,161.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,091 0.11 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 96 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 26-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,930-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 26 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 987 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,767 0.02 1,36629.36
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,280 0.04 1571,989.17
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 356,996 4.37 1,41325,165.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 626-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 473,262 5.80 409115,611.98
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 1,003 0.01 0

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