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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Malawi totaled $28,555,762, up 15.57% ($3,848,139) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $5,991,156, up 7.31% ($408,349) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $22,564,606, up 17.99% ($3,439,790) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $16,573,450, a 22.39% increase ($3,031,441) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Malawi was Russia’s 112th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 116th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0210% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0189% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Malawi was Russia’s 121st largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 130th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0071% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0068% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Malawi was Russia’s 88th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 87th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0430% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0396% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (99.60% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $430,855.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malawi 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 exports to Malawi 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
10 Cereals 5,991,156 100.00 5,560,3017.75
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 11,123-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $3,404,111.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malawi 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 Malawi 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
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 18 0.00 175.88
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 117,004 0.52 82,48241.85
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 871 0.00 88889.77
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 22,446,337 99.48 19,042,22617.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 20 0.00 0
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 0.00 311,766.67
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia