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

Russia’s Trade with Angola

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Angola totaled $567,930,670, up 132.87% ($324,045,820) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Angola in 2016 totaled $567,915,728, up 132.87% ($324,038,070) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Angola in 2016 totaled $14,942, up 107.76% ($7,750) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Angola in 2016 was $567,900,786, a 132.87% increase ($324,030,320) over 2015.

Angola was Russia’s 72nd largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 92nd in 2015), accounting for 0.1214% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0463% in 2015).

Angola was Russia’s 63rd largest export market in 2016 (up from 80th in 2015), accounting for 0.1989% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0710% in 2015).

Angola was Russia’s 190th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 194th in 2015), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Angola

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 25.13% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (23.91% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.65% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.57% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.59% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (2.79% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.26% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (2.38% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.13% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (12.26% in 2015).

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

  • 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 $58,743,810;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $29,357,471;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,715,044;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,753,188;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,603,726;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2,811,586;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,246,643.

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

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $29,671,496;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $11,666,904;
  • 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 $4,331,963;
  • 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 $2,592,640.
Russia’s exports to Angola in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 330,590 0.06 6,6094,902.12
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 59,162 0.01 22,687160.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,983,592 0.53 172,0061,634.59
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 149,571 0.03 237,131-36.92
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,633,188 0.82 880,000426.50
31 Fertilizers 1,133,402 0.20 1,206,470-6.06
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,571 0.00 278,450.00
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 0 0.00 1-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 27 0.00 1,166-97.68
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,565,803 0.28 2,905,536-46.11
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 372,283 0.07 129,742186.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 180,180 0.03 166,6918.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 967,030 0.17 1,268,344-23.76
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 104,777 0.02 25,886304.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 13,280 0.00 2,135522.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 678,450 0.12 209,884223.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 25,144 0.00 29,696,640-99.92
52 Cotton 5,286 0.00 655707.02
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 435 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 141 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,397 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 178 0.00 189,061-99.91
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 41,122 0.01 9514,224.08
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 8,539-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 39,653 0.01 1,1853,246.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13,723 0.00 16,805-18.34
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 22,647 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,905 0.00 1,038661.56
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 10,505 0.00 1,506597.54
69 Ceramic products 2,250 0.00 52,310-95.70
70 Glass and glassware 113,447 0.02 1,11510,074.62
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,476,901 0.26 5,808,864-74.58
72 Iron and steel 10,475 0.00 49,520-78.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,640,823 0.82 1,037,097347.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 16,496 0.00 1,549964.95
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,589,931 0.28 128,6691,135.68
78 Lead and articles thereof 10 0.00 107-90.65
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,654-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 74,014 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,676,434 0.30 113,7061,374.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,358,459 0.24 49,5462,641.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,410,246 2.36 7,695,20274.27
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 67,675,018 11.92 8,931,208657.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 35,171,540 6.19 5,814,069504.94
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,666,624 0.29 13,333,528-87.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 24,790,230 4.37 22,543,5879.97
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,566 0.00 495418.38
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 3,922,553 0.69 6,515,193-39.79
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 9,380-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,295 0.00 1,11516.14
SS Classified 396,974,374 69.90 134 639 074194.84

Russia’s Imports from Angola

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 51.39% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 40.67% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.94% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (100.00% in 2015).

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $7,678;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $6,077;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,187.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Angola 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) - a decrease of $7,192.
Russia’s imports from Angola in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,077 40.67 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,678 51.39 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,187 7.94 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 7,192-100.00

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