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Russian trade in goods with Algeria in Q2 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 Algeria in the second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $839,080,988, up 225.32% ($581,155,846) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $836,343,143, up 227.38% ($580,877,778) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $2,737,845, up 11.30% ($278,068) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $833,605,298, a 229.48% increase ($580,599,710) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Algeria was Russia’s 34th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 56th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.6004% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2370% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Algeria was Russia’s 24th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 41st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.9960% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3845% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Algeria was Russia’s 113th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0049% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0058% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

The major share of Russian exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.04% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (66.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.56% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (8.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.00% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (13.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.39% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (5.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.25% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (2.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.21% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $108,366,845;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $90,353,924;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $25,159,148;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $21,590,595;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $16,373,181.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $29,180,772;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $14,603,535;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $10,658,152;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $3,984,779.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
10 Cereals 0 0.00 10,658,152-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 22,310-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 50,031,758 5.98 24,872,610101.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 40,032-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 158,605 0.02 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 204-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 36,683,826 4.39 15,093,231143.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 347,496 0.04 438,852-20.82
31 Fertilizers 48,750 0.01 92,700-47.41
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 426,468 0.05 49,400763.30
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 27,963 0.00 2,0611,256.77
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,216 0.00 4,770-53.54
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 2,413,424-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,177 0.00 1,0977.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 64,620 0.01 1,0935,812.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 327,217 0.04 713,146-54.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 844,333 0.10 2,570,509-67.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 363 0.00 2,726-86.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 23,325-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,736,614 0.21 1,050,28465.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 14,623 0.00 3,999,402-99.63
52 Cotton 97 0.00 907.78
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 67 0.00 351-80.91
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 377,538 0.05 295,06627.95
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 29,709 0.00 54,365-45.35
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 122,062 0.01 54,871122.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,521 0.00 20,714-63.69
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 957 0.00 9,204-89.60
70 Glass and glassware 56,632 0.01 325,549-82.60
72 Iron and steel 108,731,215 13.00 18,377,291491.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,969,232 0.47 2,723,01045.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 19 0.00 4,129-99.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 411,388 0.05 518,669-20.68
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,557 0.00 1,794-13.21
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 198,728 0.02 209,091-4.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 83,738 0.01 21,589287.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 92,296,560 11.04 75,923,37921.57
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 22,373,706 2.68 51,554,478-56.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,747,395 1.17 24,350,930-59.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 126,787,678 15.16 18,420,833588.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 642-100.00
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 605,222 0.07 549,46310.15
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 831 0.00 52957.09
SS Classified 379,825,262 45.42 0

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

The major share of Russian imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 92.79% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (93.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.21% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (6.65% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $236,409;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $33,631;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $12,519.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,464,866 90.03 2,228,45710.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 36,105 1.32 40,401-10.63
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 39,386 1.44 26,86746.60
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 32 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 197,278 7.21 163,64720.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 75 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 103 0.00 976.19
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 0.00 308-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia