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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $386,375,974, up 12.12% ($41,777,342) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $195,469,417, up 11.89% ($20,768,009) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $190,906,557, up 12.37% ($21,009,333) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $4,562,860, a 5.02% decrease ($241,324) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Morocco was Russia’s 51st largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 55th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2835% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2635% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Morocco was Russia’s 57th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 56th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2332% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2119% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Morocco was Russia’s 43rd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 41st in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3641% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3515% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 51.76% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (74.65% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.03% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (3.37% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.22% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (14.33% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.24% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (6.82% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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 $31,497,042.

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $24,072,634;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $7,166,349;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $5,179,123;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5,169,107;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $962,467.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 115,456 0.06 0
10 Cereals 36,008,354 18.42 4,511,312698.18
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 97,585 0.05 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 61,902 0.03 82,185-24.68
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 30,763 0.02 20414,979.90
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 885,196 0.45 1,298,145-31.81
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 18,712,908 9.57 42,785,542-56.26
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 82,464,752 42.19 87,633,859-5.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15,868 0.01 0
29 Organic chemicals 24,306 0.01 986,773-97.54
30 Pharmaceutical products 113,550 0.06 0
31 Fertilizers 5,150,932 2.64 10,330,055-50.14
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 32,612 0.02 30,9225.47
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,695 0.00 27,766-68.68
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 664 0.00 43652.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 58,904 0.03 125,767-53.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 429,192 0.22 413,8333.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 506,161 0.26 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 475,520 0.24 330,96243.68
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 54,227 0.03 106,921-49.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 37 0.00 380,307-99.99
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 11,910-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 31,254 0.02 535,498-94.16
72 Iron and steel 17,651,697 9.03 24,818,046-28.88
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 375,461 0.19 212,35276.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 126 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 78,000 0.04 3,5402,103.39
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 582,217 0.30 22,9452,437.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 23,764 0.01 18131,922.22
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 31,781 0.02 1,6501,826.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 27,492 0.01 48,477-43.29
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,983-100.00
SS Classified 31,420,041 16.07 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 82.29% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (85.26% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.72% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (11.03% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.36% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.79% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.06% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.03% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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 $10,908,976;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $6,031,803;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,969,666;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,257,811;
  • 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 $883,782.

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $3,851,152;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $877,820.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,687,267 0.88 5,538,419-69.54
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 51,635 0.03 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 138 0.00 35294.29
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 50,711,538 26.56 44,679,73513.50
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 102,820,737 53.86 91,911,76111.87
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 37,907 0.02 11,442231.30
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 135,208 0.07 104,32229.61
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 331,161 0.17 321,4943.01
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 68,779 0.04 74,006-7.06
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 221-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 205,190 0.11 140,22146.33
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 29,635 0.02 173,457-82.92
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 4,740-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,967 0.00 1,73913.11
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,010,550 0.53 1,888,370-46.49
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,909 0.00 6,4037.90
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 4,381-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 582,437 0.31 56,513930.62
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 890 0.00 1,635-45.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 87,889 0.05 87,8710.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 112,985 0.06 83,01336.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 162,025 0.08 147,3549.96
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,217 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 23,587 0.01 4465,188.57
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,991 0.00 876,786.21
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 42 0.00 167-74.85
54 Man-made filaments 23,121 0.01 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 4,540-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 150,195 0.08 41,192264.62
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7,836 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 42,324-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,048,686 2.12 3,791,6256.78
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,882,386 6.22 10,624,57511.84
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 53,749 0.03 28,85886.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,300,187 2.25 4,202,9032.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,196 0.00 10,555-41.30
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 10,990 0.01 10,6792.91
69 Ceramic products 171,855 0.09 162,5005.76
70 Glass and glassware 2,495 0.00 616305.03
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 99-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,005,888 1.05 36,2225,437.76
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,934 0.00 4,326106.52
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 190 0.00 4,243-95.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 530,931 0.28 100,097430.42
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 1,462,951 0.77 579,169152.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 596,223 0.31 639,158-6.72
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,163 0.00 18,741-72.45
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 321-100.00
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 86,324 0.05 98,280-12.17
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,355 0.00 6,979-80.58
SS Classified 7,475,218 3.92 4 251 39075.83
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