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

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $1,606,502,736, up 31.76% ($387,213,300) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $1,604,318,426, up 31.68% ($385,943,464) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $2,184,310, up 138.86% ($1,269,836) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $1,602,134,116, a 31.60% increase ($384,673,628) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Algeria was Russia’s 19th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 26th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.1789% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.9324% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Algeria was Russia’s 16th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 19th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.9136% of Russia’s total exports (up from 1.4780% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Algeria was Russia’s 116th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 126th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0042% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0019% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.98% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (33.98% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.71% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (2.41% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.67% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (4.71% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.38% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (4.19% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 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 $205,547,430;
  • 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 $24,162,705;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $17,643,553;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $12,171,257;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $10,930,662.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 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 $28,994,237;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $16,817,932;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $13,286,179;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $5,907,140.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 248,589 0.02 25,500874.86
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 66,000-100.00
10 Cereals 12,171,257 0.76 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 86,405 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 2,170-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 46,945,196 2.93 29,301,64360.21
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,863 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 57,229 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 1,224-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 17-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 22,102,289 1.38 51,096,526-56.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 245,080 0.02 0
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 30,020-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 22,905 0.00 6333,518.48
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 3,381,966-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 301,381 0.02 67,501346.48
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 2,069 0.00 1161,683.62
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,921 0.00 2,082136.36
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,051 0.00 5,909,191-99.97
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,177 0.00 1,0977.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 256,951 0.02 200,64728.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 554,642 0.03 385,57843.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,384,322 0.15 1,715,78138.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,490,901 0.22 34,8649,912.91
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 26,310 0.00 37,152-29.18
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,218,966 0.08 148,485720.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 518,704 0.03 126,030311.57
52 Cotton 3,931 0.00 601554.08
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 356 0.00 62474.19
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 39,476 0.00 1,7122,205.84
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 15,291 0.00 62,903-75.69
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 62-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 549,261 0.03 163336,869.94
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 572,037 0.04 127,806347.58
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 140-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 235,608 0.01 107220,094.39
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,210 0.00 11,472-72.02
70 Glass and glassware 718,596 0.04 32,3632,120.42
72 Iron and steel 32,761,999 2.04 49,579,931-33.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,639,313 0.41 6,566,0671.12
74 Copper and articles thereof 168,980 0.01 115,73446.01
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 5,065-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,170,853 0.14 930,567133.28
80 Tin and articles thereof 6,862 0.00 2,714152.84
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,883 0.00 1,596456.58
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 693,272 0.04 144,625379.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 447,082 0.03 19,6332,177.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 51,740,477 3.23 40,809,81526.78
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 72,634,153 4.53 48,471,44849.85
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 507,124,106 31.61 301,576,67668.16
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 36,854 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,847,514 0.61 23,133,693-57.43
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 30,415 0.00 5,148490.81
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 681,172 0.04 543,97325.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,166 0.00 5301,063.40
SS Classified 826,531,751 51.52 653 696 12726.44

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 91.64% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (99.91% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.32% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.01% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,087,307;
  • 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 $181,645.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Algeria 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
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,932,092 88.45 844,785128.71
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 56,857 2.60 55,6572.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 12,704 0.58 13,191-3.69
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 181,764 8.32 119152,642.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 847 0.04 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 46 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 313-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 409-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia