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

Russia’s Trade with Egypt

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Egypt totaled $1,388,706,814, up 93.40% ($670,650,471) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $1,167,453,102, up 106.69% ($602,608,725) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $221,253,712, up 44.41% ($68,041,746) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $946,199,390, a 129.87% increase ($534,566,979) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Egypt was Russia’s 19th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 29th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.9937% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.6597% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Egypt was Russia’s 18th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 25th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.3903% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8501% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Egypt was Russia’s 46th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 49th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3966% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3614% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Egypt

The major share of Russian exports to Egypt 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) - 32.79% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (34.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.78% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (26.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 12.37% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (7.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.06% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (9.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.44% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (17.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.21% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (4.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $135,132,821;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $77,013,246;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $48,924,420;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $32,469,792;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $25,892,855;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $17,779,106;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $16,983,774;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $7,470,708;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,419,301;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,264,050;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $5,392,895.

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $32,335,022;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $29,205,447;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $3,553,082.
Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 785,624 0.07 173,001354.12
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 61,160 0.01 0
10 Cereals 288,310,295 24.70 153,177,47488.22
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 19,400 0.00 512,346-96.21
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 39,307 0.00 24,49760.46
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 83,367,275 7.14 34,442,855142.05
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 36,672 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 77 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,500 0.00 3,10876.96
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,410,239 0.46 17,34431,093.72
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,818,750 0.41 4,097,91417.59
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 17,945,253 1.54 166,14710,700.83
26 Ores, slag and ash 7,470,708 0.64 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 119,012,842 10.19 41,999,596183.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,486,089 0.21 4,175,667-40.46
29 Organic chemicals 9,712,220 0.83 9,671,8030.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,128 0.00 183,168-98.84
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 325,024-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 78,790 0.01 40,87092.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 109,676 0.01 30,150263.77
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 185 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 22,406 0.00 6903,147.25
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 3,304,292-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 949,328 0.08 3,127,652-69.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 128,286 0.01 3,332,148-96.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 638,885 0.05 917,998-30.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,013 0.00 70643.48
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 56,694,015 4.86 89,029,037-36.32
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 397,777-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,033,653 0.52 9,586,735-37.06
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 784,822 0.07 2,62029,855.04
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 982 0.00 0
52 Cotton 42 0.00 420.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 120-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 8,245 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 491 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 34-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,597 0.00 12,242-62.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 456,839 0.04 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 441,814 0.04 5,1538,473.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,493-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 759,000 0.07 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,713 0.00 2,58743.53
69 Ceramic products 96,674 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 94,406 0.01 109,325-13.65
72 Iron and steel 135,948,444 11.64 103,478,65231.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,086,741 0.78 2,822,691221.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 14,511,478 1.24 43,716,925-66.81
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,506 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 43,274 0.00 105,413-58.95
78 Lead and articles thereof 2 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 33 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,262 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,243,638 0.11 403,108,995.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 30,846 0.00 8353,594.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,703,850 0.66 1,284,549499.73
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 1,326,059 0.11 587,813125.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 79,312,388 6.79 53,419,53348.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17,409,427 1.49 425,6533,990.05
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 65,244 0.01 130,522-50.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 136-100.00
SS Classified 293,973,509 25.18 0

Russia’s Imports from Egypt

The major share of Russian imports from Egypt 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) - 90.46% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (87.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.89% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (9.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.80% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (1.70% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.70% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (0.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $75,613,150;
  • 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 $2,681,355;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,660,363;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1,288,373;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $824,471.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Egypt 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) - a decrease of $8,939,464;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2,953,737;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,550,109;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $808,060.
Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 39 0.00 127-69.29
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 146,358,181 66.15 70,745,031106.88
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 49,742,621 22.48 58,682,085-15.23
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 284,241 0.13 237,85519.50
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,760,937 0.80 1,891,745-6.91
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 67,113 0.03 39,43870.17
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 27,930 0.01 27,7120.79
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 2,100-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 330,613 0.15 1,138,673-70.97
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 398,153 0.18 305,02830.53
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,106,886 0.50 282,415291.94
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 250 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 69,630 0.03 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,288,373 0.58 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 447,126 0.20 346,12229.18
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 9,590-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,308,873 1.04 648,510256.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 275,492 0.12 60,607354.55
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,113 0.00 314,507-97.74
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 734,410 0.33 979,242-25.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 40,673 0.02 280,290-85.49
39 Plastics and articles thereof 388,146 0.18 304,73327.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 233,538 0.11 4,6514,921.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 238 0.00 30,320-99.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 36,912 0.02 7,494392.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 289-100.00
52 Cotton 42,192 0.02 8,491396.90
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 42,925 0.02 0
54 Man-made filaments 117,931 0.05 175,672-32.87
55 Man-made staple fibers 110,588 0.05 287,802-61.57
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 117,495-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,168,191 0.53 1,084,5477.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 83,427-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,186,741 0.99 3,736,850-41.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,620,543 2.99 9,574,280-30.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 519,605 0.23 241,847114.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 2,101-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 415 0.00 797-47.93
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 125,859 0.06 122,5582.69
69 Ceramic products 243,197 0.11 182,34233.37
70 Glass and glassware 41,443 0.02 6,381549.48
73 Articles of iron or steel 121,032 0.05 28,664322.24
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 229 0.00 1,531-85.04
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,282 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 24,912 0.01 30,247-17.64
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 46 0.00 3,542-98.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 154,829 0.07 1,8918,087.68
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 3,440,261 1.55 758,906353.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 158,314 0.07 125,37526.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,286 0.00 7001,369.43
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 68,843 0.03 44,70254.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 144,560 0.07 253,248-42.92

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia