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Russian trade in goods with Egypt in Q1 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Egypt in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Egypt

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Egypt was $947,886,998, down 24.50% ($307,572,575) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $810,178,003, down 27.97% ($314,533,080) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $137,708,995, up 5.32% ($6,960,505) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $672,469,008, a 32.34% decrease ($321,493,585) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Egypt was Russia’s 32nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 18th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.7374% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.2932% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Egypt was Russia’s 26th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 18th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.9722% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.8353% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Egypt was Russia’s 44th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3046% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3653% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Egypt

The major share of Russian exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 57.07% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (36.78% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 17.60% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (1.33% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.08% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (14.19% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.17% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (7.51% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.39% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (0.93% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.53% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (5.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $127,649,862;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $52,228,890;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,604,117.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $49,534,794;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $26,198,704;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $18,838,104;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $9,765,566;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $6,788,277;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,681,916;
  • 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 $2,751,051.
Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 391,487 0.05 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,495,164 0.18 1,073,74939.25
10 Cereals 381,396,590 47.08 329,167,70015.87
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 48,365-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 939,953 0.12 570,31064.81
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 13,176 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 66,538,257 8.21 76,303,823-12.80
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,832,532 0.23 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,659,172 0.33 1,523,46174.55
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 7,130,964 0.88 4,945,56244.19
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 105,172 0.01 152,614-31.09
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 142,478,050 17.59 14,828,188860.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,971,623 0.24 2,111,517-6.63
29 Organic chemicals 4,989,675 0.62 1,385,558260.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 90,777 0.01 42,900111.60
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 99,944-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 132,984 0.02 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 28,891 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,026 0.00 46,186-97.78
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,480,146 0.18 3,172,659-53.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 972,180 0.12 2,541,280-61.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,610,924 0.20 1,028,60656.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 49,421,713 6.10 75,620,417-34.65
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,192,230 1.01 8,837,190-7.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 480,191 0.06 1,79526,651.59
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 12-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11 0.00 212-94.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 280 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 36 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,403 0.00 1,3831.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 320 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 61,916 0.01 27,817122.58
69 Ceramic products 93,051 0.01 1,2377,422.31
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 20-100.00
72 Iron and steel 109,889,519 13.56 113,571,435-3.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 971,217 0.12 7,759,494-87.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 19,368,741 2.39 38,206,845-49.31
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6,894 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,993 0.00 72,155-95.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 30,546 0.00 4446,779.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,836 0.00 4,539-37.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 694,998 0.09 1,059,064-34.38
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 210,255 0.03 2,961,306-92.90
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,196,790 0.27 51,731,584-95.75
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 745,624 0.09 4,10018,085.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 407,557 0.05 446,312-8.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 48 0.00 0
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 132,720 0.02 2,1845,976.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 2-100.00
SS Classified 1,007,371 0.12 385 359 114-99.74

Russia’s Imports from Egypt

The major share of Russian imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 86.18% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (82.87% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.64% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (9.54% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.85% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (4.70% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.05% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (0.60% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $7,554,363;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,584,386;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,873,708;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $738,767;
  • 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 $469,087.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $3,085,817;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,273,006;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $573,646;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $478,213.
Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 63-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 22,071,537 16.03 14,517,17452.04
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 93,522,280 67.91 91,648,5722.04
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 401,284 0.29 372,8837.62
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,316,491 0.96 577,724127.88
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 2,679 0.00 5,873-54.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 95,789 0.07 100,916-5.08
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,586 0.00 22,827-88.67
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 492 0.00 11,568-95.75
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 426,176 0.31 487,057-12.50
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 201,176 0.15 204,843-1.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 609,541 0.44 319,81990.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 21,048 0.02 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 85,574-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 937,760 0.68 1,027,914-8.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 277,910 0.20 218,82727.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,104,726 1.53 3,377,732-37.69
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 119,871 0.09 136,557-12.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 80,038 0.06 653,684-87.76
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 754,906 0.55 693,1368.91
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 128,876 0.09 607,089-78.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 515,211 0.37 669,918-23.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 219,835 0.16 2,4398,913.33
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 902 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 13,835 0.01 11,25522.92
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 58 0.00 2,192-97.35
52 Cotton 35,397 0.03 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 26,207 0.02 2,738857.16
54 Man-made filaments 127,024 0.09 15,094741.55
55 Man-made staple fibers 286,929 0.21 247,93715.73
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 340,195-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 798,043 0.58 1,079,577-26.08
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 3,085,817-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,847,734 1.34 1,599,49015.52
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8,380,143 6.09 5,795,75744.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 362,596 0.26 308,76717.43
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 15,488 0.01 1,758781.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 13,591 0.01 6142,113.52
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 189 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 111,034 0.08 398,313-72.12
69 Ceramic products 279,514 0.20 74,139277.01
70 Glass and glassware 42,965 0.03 7,159500.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 208 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 337,501-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,296 0.00 8,399-36.94
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 430-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 208 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,970 0.00 6,867-71.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9 0.00 2,994-99.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 280,200 0.20 1,28521,705.45
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 1,081,183 0.79 612,09676.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 86,552 0.06 79,1369.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,911 0.00 91,017-97.90
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 392 0.00 0
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 33,056 0.02 55,617-40.56
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 66,142 0.05 238,483-72.27
SS Classified 0 0.00 601 674-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia