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

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Sudan totaled $74,289,837, up 37.27% ($20,169,341) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $74,218,412, up 37.21% ($20,126,201) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $71,425, up 152.52% ($43,140) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $74,146,987, a 37.15% increase ($20,083,061) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Sudan was Russia’s 89th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 91st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0578% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0557% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Sudan was Russia’s 74th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 75th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0891% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0883% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Sudan was Russia’s 152nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 151st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0001% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

The major share of Russian exports to Sudan 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) - 94.81% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (97.29% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.79% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (0.50% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $24,215,791;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,383,787.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $6,452,265.
Russia’s exports to Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
10 Cereals 64,224,742 86.53 40,008,95160.53
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,144,000 8.28 12,596,265-51.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 20,563-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 81,685 0.11 244,597-66.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 28,740 0.04 0
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 44,525-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,439 0.01 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 338 0.00 77338.96
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 0 0.00 5,176-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19,189 0.03 62,616-69.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,614-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 29,346 0.04 94,174-68.84
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 623,552 0.84 478,08030.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5 0.00 200-97.50
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 241-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 40-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 7,600-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 15,397-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,039 0.01 1060,290.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 397 0.00 103,870.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 312,533 0.42 201,40055.18
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 45,321 0.06 25,88975.06
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 500-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,383,787 3.21 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 1,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 73,243 0.10 41,02578.53
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 466 0.00 980-52.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 29-100.00
SS Classified 239,590 0.32 241 252-0.69

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

The major share of Russian imports from Sudan 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) - 68.83% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (96.10% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 31.17% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (3.90% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $22,260;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $21,984.

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

  • 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 $1,104.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 49,165 68.83 27,18180.88
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,260 31.17 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 0 0.00 1,104-100.00

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