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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $271,891,042, up 13.84% ($33,050,668) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $181,180,750, up 22.76% ($33,597,156) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $90,710,292, down 0.60% ($546,488) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $90,470,458, a 60.62% increase ($34,143,644) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Morocco was Russia’s 61st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 59th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1945% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2194% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Morocco was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 57th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2158% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2221% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Morocco was Russia’s 61st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 55th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1626% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.2153% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 74.18% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (52.79% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.02% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (3.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.07% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (7.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.29% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (36.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $60,999,451;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $15,350,821;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5,607,575;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $574,309.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $41,574,959;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $4,505,865;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,778,247.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 38,003 0.02 0
10 Cereals 15,925,400 8.79 10,317,82554.35
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 161,290 0.09 37,720327.60
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 87,384 0.05 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 181,112 0.10 50,937255.56
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,083 0.00 6121,220.75
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 37,480 0.02 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,024,905 3.33 10,530,770-42.79
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 128,382,175 70.86 67,382,72490.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 106,728 0.06 0
29 Organic chemicals 67,720 0.04 2,845,967-97.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 7,376-100.00
31 Fertilizers 16,724,687 9.23 1,373,8661,117.34
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 39,287 0.02 76,042-48.34
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15,721 0.01 19,161-17.95
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 1,335 0.00 1,399-4.57
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 82 0.00 30,022-99.73
39 Plastics and articles thereof 906,564 0.50 332,255172.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 299,782 0.17 83,910257.27
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 38 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 280,313 0.15 63,035344.69
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 103,814 0.06 120,632-13.94
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 303,152 0.17 618,420-50.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 2,246-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 36,924-100.00
72 Iron and steel 11,389,961 6.29 52,964,920-78.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 468,722-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 64,400-100.00
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 73,946 0.04 27,564168.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,949 0.00 381674.02
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 18,700 0.01 19,670-4.93
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 105,772-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 139 0.00 322-56.83

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 59.85% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (65.28% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 26.58% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (29.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.50% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (2.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.00% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.23% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $3,872,917;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,088,723;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,314,103;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,043,165;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $661,675;
  • 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 $315,918.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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) - a decrease of $13,627,189;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $2,505,804;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,209,015;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $450,301.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 7,311,219 8.06 3,438,302112.64
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 35,641 0.04 21,95362.35
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 910 0.00 2,486-63.40
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 24,475,547 26.98 38,102,736-35.76
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 18,461,247 20.35 15,372,52420.09
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 62,126 0.07 2,0252,967.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 42,128 0.05 47,315-10.96
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 238,737 0.26 226,1645.56
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 70,182 0.08 79,612-11.84
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 435,126 0.48 183,391137.27
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 61,541 0.07 48,22127.62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,124 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,072 0.00 71250.56
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,094,143 3.41 2,050,97850.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,818 0.00 7,510-75.79
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 450,301-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 642,559 0.71 712,835-9.86
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 943 0.00 14,707-93.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 192,096 0.21 165,67215.95
40 Rubber and articles thereof 278,591 0.31 201,08138.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 72,911 0.08 71,7981.55
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,715 0.00 12,555-86.34
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 20,900 0.02 9921,011.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 904 0.00 190,300.00
54 Man-made filaments 6,469 0.01 24,874-73.99
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 61,080 0.07 52,80215.68
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5,740 0.01 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 164 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 2,746-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,670,462 4.05 6,176,266-40.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 17,919,733 19.75 19,128,748-6.32
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 46,284 0.05 34,53534.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,389,758 2.63 1,728,08338.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,833 0.01 978598.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,248 0.00 7,837-45.80
69 Ceramic products 323,118 0.36 240,20134.52
70 Glass and glassware 1,025 0.00 1,429-28.27
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 468 0.00 87437.93
72 Iron and steel 4,065 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,805,446 1.99 491,343267.45
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 69-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 17,868-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,704 0.01 7,834-1.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 32 0.00 97-67.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 113,171 0.12 71,62158.01
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 1,554,881 1.71 1,238,96325.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 592,222 0.65 733,782-19.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,156 0.01 2,013156.14
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 269 0.00 0
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 144,889 0.16 77,73686.39
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11,539 0.01 2,637337.58
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,642 0.00 1,24731.68
SS Classified 6,530,714 7.20 0

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