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

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Sudan totaled $77,094,958, up 130.16% ($43,599,105) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $77,006,444, up 130.45% ($43,590,281) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $88,514, up 11.07% ($8,824) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $76,917,930, a 130.73% increase ($43,581,457) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Sudan was Russia’s 91st largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 108th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0566% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0256% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Sudan was Russia’s 76th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 90th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0919% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0405% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Sudan was Russia’s 154th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 150th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total imports (just as in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

The major share of Russian exports to Sudan 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) - 69.70% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (88.16% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.10% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.71% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (1.35% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.06% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (2.72% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Sudan 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 $30,167,919;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $844,341.

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

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $5,958,050;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $901,995.
Russia’s exports to Sudan in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
10 Cereals 49,383,107 64.13 19,215,188157.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,267,200 5.54 10,225,250-58.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 20,563 0.03 20,5630.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 844,341 1.10 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 14,560-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,509 0.01 2922,344.83
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 371-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 482 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,324 0.00 121994.21
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 18,575 0.02 3,347454.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,054 0.01 2893,378.89
40 Rubber and articles thereof 28,719 0.04 3,609695.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 126 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 121,456 0.16 127,081-4.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 44 0.00 0
52 Cotton 397 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 136 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 15-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 99-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 532 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 29-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,775 0.00 1518,400.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 70 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 2,807 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 152 0.00 902,147-99.98
73 Articles of iron or steel 20,348 0.03 3,868426.06
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,446 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,278 0.01 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 8 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 4 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,874-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16,914 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 491,451 0.64 286,57371.49
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 53,527 0.07 142,406-62.41
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,956-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,016 0.01 19,185-79.07
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 11,141 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 87 0.00 17411.76
SS Classified 21,688,855 28.16 2 446 571786.50

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

The major share of Russian imports from Sudan 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) - 86.78% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (85.99% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.58% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (13.93% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.08% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

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

  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $61,090;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $570;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $520;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $450.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $52,800;
  • 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 $4,191.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 52,800-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 76,813 86.78 15,723388.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 140 0.16 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 30 0.03 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 30 0.03 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 150 0.17 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 133 0.15 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 50 0.06 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 180 0.20 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 50 0.06 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 240 0.27 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 200 0.23 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 520 0.59 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 570 0.64 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 6,878 7.77 11,069-37.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 150 0.17 28435.71
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 60 0.07 70-14.29
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 450 0.51 0
SS Classified 1,870 2.11 0
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