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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $76,023,476, down 1.94% ($1,503,100) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2016 were $9,923,205, down 52.47% ($10,954,474) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2016 totaled $66,100,271, up 16.68% ($9,451,374) from 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in 2016 was $56,177,066, a 57.05% increase ($20,405,848) over 2015.

Malawi was Russia’s 114th largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 119th in 2015), accounting for 0.0163% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0147% in 2015).

Malawi was Russia’s 142nd largest export market in 2016 (down from 133rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0035% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0061% in 2015).

Malawi was Russia’s 88th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 90th in 2015), accounting for 0.0363% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0310% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.73% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (99.79% in 2015).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $10,936,063.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
10 Cereals 9,896,830 99.73 20,832,893-52.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 26,325 0.27 10,985139.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 11,383-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 22,403-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 50 0.00 15233.33

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (99.99% in 2015).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $9,536,881.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Malawi 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 154 0.00 9562.11
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 382,873 0.58 465,896-17.82
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,025 0.00 881,064.77
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 65,715,771 99.42 56,178,89016.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 20 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 287-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 3,638-100.00
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 428 0.00 314,166.67

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia