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

Russia’s Trade with Nigeria

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Nigeria totaled $169,047,478, up 80.82% ($75,556,629) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $164,091,455, up 82.88% ($74,366,690) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $4,956,023, up 31.60% ($1,189,939) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Nigeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $159,135,432, a 85.13% increase ($73,176,751) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Nigeria was Russia’s 71st largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 82nd in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1241% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0715% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Nigeria was Russia’s 63rd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 69th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1957% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1088% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Nigeria was Russia’s 107th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 106th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0095% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0078% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Nigeria

The major share of Russian exports to Nigeria 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) - 47.36% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (57.78% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 8.45% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (11.96% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.83% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (1.06% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.42% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (22.62% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.99% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (4.01% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.16% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (2.56% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Nigeria 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 $21,398,311;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,434,994;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $4,257,346;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,112,037;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,303,233.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $16,597,989;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,292,218;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,855,164.
Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,376,113 2.67 118,7673,584.62
10 Cereals 73,095,812 44.55 51,697,50141.39
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 238,584 0.15 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,539 0.00 29,195-94.73
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 21,611 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,844,126 8.44 10,732,08929.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 297,802 0.18 288,4343.25
29 Organic chemicals 244,926 0.15 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,016,097 2.45 2,712,86448.04
31 Fertilizers 215,485 0.13 16,813,474-98.72
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 252,126 0.15 7,3423,334.02
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 2,020 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 15,012 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 553,387 0.34 415,84433.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,801 0.01 56,996-81.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,847 0.00 4831,524.64
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 238,336 0.15 365,901-34.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,380,561 0.84 3,235,725-57.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 536 0.00 67700.00
52 Cotton 458 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 255 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 297 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,333 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 49,022 0.03 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13,902 0.01 13106,838.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,091 0.00 391434.78
70 Glass and glassware 2,054 0.00 1020,440.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 2,292,218-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 99,810 0.06 8,1131,130.25
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,535 0.00 814211.43
80 Tin and articles thereof 464 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 161,389 0.10 69233,797.10
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,167,026 3.76 732,032742.45
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 53,906 0.03 37,88542.29
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 53,964 0.03 5,535874.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 152,446-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,213 0.00 20,402-64.65
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 421 0.00 155171.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 41,891 0.03 0
SS Classified 58,614,703 35.72 0

Russia’s Imports from Nigeria

The major share of Russian imports from Nigeria 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) - 98.34% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (99.70% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.53% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (0.05% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,010,764;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $130,625;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $71,717.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $21,178.
Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
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 1,888 0.04 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,807 0.08 5,546-31.36
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 418 0.01 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 99,975 2.02 121,153-17.48
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,479 0.09 5,289-15.31
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 631,286 12.74 500,66126.09
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 223 0.00 515-56.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,129,281 83.32 3,118,51732.41
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 819 0.02 1,510-45.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 787 0.02 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 239 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 749 0.02 1,648-54.55
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,921 0.08 367968.39
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 171 0.00 9383.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,517-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 71,717 1.45 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 190 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 342 0.01 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 5,462 0.11 9,253-40.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 72 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 0 0.00 15-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 197 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia