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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $393,710,013, up 14.59% ($50,119,347) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $185,891,608, up 45.83% ($58,417,959) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $207,818,405, down 3.84% ($8,298,612) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $21,926,797, a 75.26% decrease ($66,716,571) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Morocco was Russia’s 48th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3063% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3539% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Morocco was Russia’s 52nd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 55th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2231% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2080% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Morocco was Russia’s 37th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 33rd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.4596% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.6037% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 77.00% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (52.91% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.24% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (10.07% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.86% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (25.78% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.51% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (9.33% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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 $84,105,008;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $6,546,257;
  • 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 $1,646,518.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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) - a decrease of $17,740,576;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $8,423,269;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $4,219,995;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,070,819;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,070,379.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
10 Cereals 15,120,253 8.13 8,573,99676.35
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 4,219,995-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 124,201 0.07 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 56,677 0.03 37,36351.69
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,914 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 10,728,816 5.77 19,152,085-43.98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 132,404,791 71.23 48,299,783174.13
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 60,695 0.03 13,739341.77
29 Organic chemicals 52,032 0.03 0
31 Fertilizers 9,601,288 5.16 11,672,107-17.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 70,037 0.04 107,431-34.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 10,613 0.01 4,698125.90
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 1,097 0.00 369197.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 76,936 0.04 3,4992,098.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 126,552 0.07 49,733154.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 237,957 0.13 40,072493.82
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 608 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 177,135 0.10 296,146-40.19
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 54,597 0.03 110,153-50.44
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 375,866 0.20 840,177-55.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 67-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 181-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 441-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 11,859 0.01 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,965 0.00 3,76558.43
72 Iron and steel 14,439,084 7.77 32,179,660-55.13
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,326 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 172,657 0.09 679,874-74.60
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 458 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 67,512 0.04 1,137,891-94.07
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 1,679,028 0.90 32,5105,064.65
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 107,557 0.06 17,731506.60
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 18,693 0.01 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 44,806 0.02 5286,065.38
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 49 0.00 131-62.60
SS Classified 49,549 0.03 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 78.35% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (79.53% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 16.33% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (16.42% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.99% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.15% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $8,852,034;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,566,550;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,295,657.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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) - a decrease of $16,425,652;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,890,045;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,720,886;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $948,648.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 1,890,812 0.91 3,611,698-47.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 33,065 0.02 10,280221.64
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 66,448,446 31.97 82,874,098-19.82
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 89,574,058 43.10 80,722,02410.97
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 39,984 0.02 30,96029.15
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 52,693 0.03 52,2200.91
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 198,382 0.10 359,449-44.81
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 54,739 0.03 86,237-36.52
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 39,870 0.02 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 274,457 0.13 172,11859.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 73,596 0.04 85,178-13.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,145,253 1.99 3,876,9216.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 1,486-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 238,421 0.11 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 479,938 0.23 124,160286.55
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 845 0.00 1,323-36.13
39 Plastics and articles thereof 125,692 0.06 120,7264.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 300,763 0.14 275,4479.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 139,424 0.07 127,9888.94
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,376 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 4,217 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,986 0.00 14,928-59.90
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,534 0.00 566171.02
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 62,463 0.03 32,93489.66
52 Cotton 0 0.00 43-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 21,304 0.01 48,463-56.04
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 53,793 0.03 43,61623.33
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,792 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,485 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 15,488-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,135,463 2.47 6,084,111-15.59
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 18,033,443 8.68 19,923,488-9.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,289 0.02 34,372-6.06
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,590,361 5.10 9,294,70413.94
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,253 0.00 6,54210.87
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 37,526 0.02 6685,517.66
69 Ceramic products 231,045 0.11 244,263-5.41
70 Glass and glassware 730 0.00 54234.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,581,192 0.76 14,64210,699.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 98 0.00 862-88.63
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,775 0.00 6,866-1.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 987 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 620 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47,814 0.02 111,815-57.24
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 1,346,973 0.65 1,628,885-17.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 653,934 0.31 739,541-11.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,521 0.01 2,345433.94
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,595 0.00 241561.83
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 90,553 0.04 334,812-72.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 856 0.00 2,410-64.48
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 42 0.00 0
SS Classified 5,730,947 2.76 4 997 55714.67

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia