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

Russia’s Trade with Mozambique

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Mozambique was $12,715,194, down 55.88% ($16,104,314) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $4,756,796, down 74.29% ($13,746,004) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $7,958,398, down 22.86% ($2,358,310) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade balance with Mozambique went from a surplus of $8,186,092 in the 4th quarter of 2015, to a deficit of $3,201,602 in the 4th quarter of 2016.

Mozambique was Russia’s 126th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 114th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0093% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0220% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Mozambique was Russia’s 125th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 106th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0057% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0224% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Mozambique was Russia’s 98th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 95th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0152% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0213% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Mozambique

The major share of Russian exports to Mozambique 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) - 76.67% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (84.80% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.50% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (13.77% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.97% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (1.19% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $64,000;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $33,350;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $22,710.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $12,066,840;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1,762,705;
  • 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) - a decrease of $23,224;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $20,400.
Russia’s exports to Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
02 Meat and edible meat offal 31,229 0.66 8,519266.58
10 Cereals 3,615,912 76.02 15,682,752-76.94
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 284,200 5.97 220,20029.06
31 Fertilizers 785,000 16.50 2,547,705-69.19
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 20,400-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 33,350 0.70 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,105 0.15 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 0 0.00 23,224-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Mozambique

The major share of Russian imports from Mozambique 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) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (100.00% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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 increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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) - a decrease of $2,160,701;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $137,237;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $60,918.
Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,358 0.03 139,595-98.31
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 38,061 0.48 98,979-61.55
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 7,917,433 99.49 10,078,134-21.44
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 546 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia