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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $1,291,122,965, up 27.28% ($276,691,608) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in 2016 totaled $724,598,261, up 32.23% ($176,626,896) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in 2016 totaled $566,524,704, up 21.45% ($100,064,712) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in 2016 was $158,073,557, a 93.93% increase ($76,562,184) over 2015.

Morocco was Russia’s 52nd largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 60th in 2015), accounting for 0.2760% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1928% in 2015).

Morocco was Russia’s 55th largest export market in 2016 (up from 63rd in 2015), accounting for 0.2538% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1595% in 2015).

Morocco was Russia’s 47th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 52nd in 2015), accounting for 0.3108% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2553% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 50.05% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (74.54% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 23.11% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (13.27% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.10% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (2.65% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.54% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (8.23% in 2015).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $117,584,062;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $93,206,262;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $29,448,197.

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $75,210,847;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $22,662,724;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $2,562,135.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 630,919 0.09 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,061 0.00 0
10 Cereals 123,974,364 17.11 6,390,3021,840.04
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 66,717 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,219,995 0.58 4,263,366-1.02
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 184,338 0.03 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 192,396 0.03 194,365-1.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 58,686 0.01 3,5191,567.69
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,822,674 0.25 3,678,644-50.45
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 59,103,366 8.16 134,314,213-56.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 303,572,247 41.90 274,124,05010.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 44,163 0.01 239,664-81.57
29 Organic chemicals 2,870,273 0.40 986,783190.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 147,726 0.02 2,4605,905.12
31 Fertilizers 20,143,813 2.78 42,806,537-52.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 216,084 0.03 30,922598.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 54,615 0.01 27,76696.70
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 3,926 0.00 436800.46
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 193,795 0.03 224,587-13.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,258,092 0.17 738,84570.28
40 Rubber and articles thereof 683,931 0.09 38,1171,694.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,709,941 0.24 712,938139.84
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 379,176 0.05 656,015-42.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,561,324 0.22 1,768,059-11.69
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,522 0.00 11,910-78.82
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 4,404-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 250 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 400 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,097 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 217 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 25,556-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 161,515 0.02 2,723,650-94.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,748 0.00 17,233-60.84
72 Iron and steel 165,736,953 22.87 72,530,691128.51
73 Articles of iron or steel 363 0.00 119205.04
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,727,477 0.24 212,352713.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 503 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,326,417 0.18 206,282543.01
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 862,550 0.12 776,41511.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,901 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 44,710 0.01 12,743250.86
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 53,636 0.01 1,6503,150.67
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 133,315 0.02 244,789-45.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,024 0.00 1,983-48.36
SS Classified 31,420,041 4.34 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 70.98% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (73.45% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 21.47% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (21.20% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.62% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.90% in 2015).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $69,066,334;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $16,490,661;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $6,390,942;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,995,320;
  • 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 $3,748,193.

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

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $6,263,005;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $4,863,803.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 13,216,543 2.33 18,080,346-26.90
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 83,868 0.01 69,64720.42
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,624 0.00 3,426-23.41
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 174,129,002 30.74 105,062,66865.74
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 199,407,414 35.20 198,229,0550.59
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 87,387 0.02 31,389178.40
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 347,282 0.06 266,63330.25
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,147,550 0.20 1,041,87410.14
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 306,037 0.05 232,60531.57
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 738-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 500-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 730,416 0.13 487,48049.84
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 356,381 0.06 450,782-20.94
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,849 0.00 71,192-97.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,679 0.00 3,030-11.58
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 12,318,056 2.17 18,581,061-33.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 22,836 0.00 18,62722.60
26 Ores, slag and ash 450,301 0.08 347,01929.76
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 47-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 239-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 4,756-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,767,810 0.31 101,0691,649.11
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 17,262 0.00 10,93057.93
39 Plastics and articles thereof 454,412 0.08 312,13945.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 791,506 0.14 649,22421.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 510,708 0.09 610,332-16.32
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,217 0.00 6,858-82.25
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 60,136 0.01 5,502992.98
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 6 0.00 11,549-99.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 28,867 0.01 18,36357.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,393 0.00 1,60149.47
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 62,861 0.01 18,991231.00
52 Cotton 43 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 127,321 0.02 16,194686.22
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 4,756-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 352,912 0.06 211,49466.87
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 407-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 16,455 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 18,234 0.00 73,510-75.20
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 23,518,728 4.15 17,127,78637.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 74,182,678 13.09 57,692,01728.58
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 174,956 0.03 102,09271.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 23,143,853 4.09 23,581,911-1.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19,856 0.00 65,677-69.77
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 79,385 0.01 24,781220.35
69 Ceramic products 793,013 0.14 933,392-15.04
70 Glass and glassware 12,405 0.00 2,789344.78
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 87 0.00 9,147-99.05
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 384-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,056,570 0.72 61,2506,522.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 931 0.00 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 194-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 17,946 0.00 9,41890.55
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 262-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 143,970 0.03 29,888381.70
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 658-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 287 0.00 46,319-99.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 811,647 0.14 290,099179.78
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 5,441,110 0.96 1,692,917221.40
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,941,651 0.52 2,195,85633.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,534 0.00 25,001-53.87
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 241 0.00 665-63.76
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 605,385 0.11 1,306,793-53.67
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8,009 0.00 10,476-23.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,596 0.00 1,39614.33
SS Classified 23,736,498 4.19 16 212 79146.41

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