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

Russia’s Trade with Mozambique

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Mozambique was $75,122,655, down 31.54% ($34,617,299) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Mozambique in 2016 were $41,176,374, down 36.18% ($23,339,176) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Mozambique in 2016 were $33,946,281, down 24.94% ($11,278,123) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mozambique in 2016 was $7,230,093, a 62.52% decrease ($12,061,053) over 2015.

Mozambique was Russia’s 116th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 111th in 2015), accounting for 0.0161% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0209% in 2015).

Mozambique was Russia’s 118th largest export market in 2016 (down from 107th in 2015), accounting for 0.0144% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0188% in 2015).

Mozambique was Russia’s 97th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 96th in 2015), accounting for 0.0186% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0248% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Mozambique

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 88.45% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (68.65% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.42% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (28.53% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.02% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (1.92% in 2015).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $15,044,907;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,937,795;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $340,142.
Russia’s exports to Mozambique in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 72,344 0.18 8,519749.21
10 Cereals 36,338,965 88.25 44,276,760-17.93
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,773 0.03 2,100413.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,243,665 3.02 1,237,5900.49
29 Organic chemicals 9,956 0.02 0
31 Fertilizers 3,361,817 8.16 18,406,724-81.74
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 93,323 0.23 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,940 0.01 71,269-93.07
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 100,389-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 430-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 136 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 33,350 0.08 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,105 0.02 347,247-97.95
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 0 0.00 52,002-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 12,520-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Mozambique

The major share of Russian imports from Mozambique 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 Mozambique (99.43% in 2015).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $238,129.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $11,297,430;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $258,224.
Russia’s imports from Mozambique in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 178,329 0.53 139,59527.75
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 399,176 1.18 161,047147.86
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 33,368,108 98.30 44,665,538-25.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 258,224-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 644 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24 0.00 0

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