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Russian trade in goods with Kenya 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 Kenya in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Kenya

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Kenya totaled $78,635,710, up 13.17% ($9,148,822) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Kenya in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $40,689,672, up 45.03% ($12,634,120) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Kenya in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $37,946,038, down 8.41% ($3,485,298) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with Kenya went from a deficit of $13,375,784 in the 1st quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $2,743,634 in the 1st quarter of 2017.

Kenya was Russia’s 87th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 84th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0612% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0716% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Kenya was Russia’s 85th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 92nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0488% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0458% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Kenya was Russia’s 71st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 64th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0839% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1157% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Kenya

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 29.79% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (20.37% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.05% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (36.35% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.07% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (8.57% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.30% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (31.28% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.43% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (3.38% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $8,108,547;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $706,139.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $8,298,626;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $4,125,916;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,704,637;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $823,737;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $243,829.
Russia’s exports to Kenya in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 2,047 0.01 0
10 Cereals 6,071,575 14.92 10,197,491-40.46
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 51,273 0.13 40812,466.91
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 48,956 0.12 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 124,350 0.31 948,087-86.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 522,077 1.28 475,8369.72
29 Organic chemicals 99,748 0.25 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 9,380 0.02 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 8,298,626-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,463 0.01 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 706,139 1.74 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 348,008 0.86 347,2470.22
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 243,829-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,714,111 4.21 1,813,857-5.50
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,000 0.03 3,000266.67
72 Iron and steel 10,299,055 25.31 2,190,508370.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 205-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,818,668 4.47 3,523,305-48.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,023 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,000 0.04 12,52719.74
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 240 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 626-100.00
SS Classified 18,841,559 46.31 0

Russia’s Imports from Kenya

The major share of Russian imports from Kenya 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) - 99.69% of Russia’s total imports from Kenya (99.87% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $614,948;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $338,330.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $4,151,602;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $426,485.
Russia’s imports from Kenya in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 973 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 17,923,939 47.24 17,308,9913.55
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 32,205 0.08 20,67455.78
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 903,733 2.38 565,40359.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17,644,968 46.50 21,796,570-19.05
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 131,326 0.35 81,03062.07
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,319 0.01 6,007-44.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 84,462 0.22 69,81820.97
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,103,023 2.91 1,529,508-27.88
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 5,918-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 118,078 0.31 47,417149.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia