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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $20,071,659, down 27.00% ($7,425,020) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $35,750, down 97.78% ($1,577,684) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $20,035,909, down 22.59% ($5,847,336) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $20,000,159, a 17.59% decrease ($4,269,652) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Malawi was Russia’s 112th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 107th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0156% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0283% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Malawi was Russia’s 179th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 141st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0026% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Malawi was Russia’s 84th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 76th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0443% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0723% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

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

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $35,750.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,613,434.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,613,434-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 35,750 100.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Malawi 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) - an increase of $71,142.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $5,927,797.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 18 0.00 42-57.14
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 76,405 0.38 5,2631,351.74
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8,897 0.04 8210,750.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 19,950,061 99.57 25,877,858-22.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 339 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 189 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia