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

Russia’s Trade with Nigeria

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Nigeria was $88,195,658, down 9.46% ($9,211,338) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $82,073,804, down 12.45% ($11,672,585) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $6,121,854, up 67.24% ($2,461,247) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $75,951,950, a 15.69% decrease ($14,133,832) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Nigeria was Russia’s 89th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 78th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0631% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0895% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Nigeria was Russia’s 74th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 65th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0977% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1411% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Nigeria was Russia’s 101st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 105th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0110% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0086% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Nigeria

The major share of Russian exports to Nigeria 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) - 60.38% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (82.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 17.43% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (4.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.81% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (3.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.75% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (6.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.11% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (1.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Nigeria 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 $10,123,378;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,255,704;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $693,631;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $284,270;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $262,049.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $26,248,502;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,921,078;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,862,172;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,196,955;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $652,105;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $612,733;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $377,297.
Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 104,684 0.13 1,301,639-91.96
10 Cereals 49,385,955 60.17 75,634,457-34.70
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 51,375 0.06 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 14,931 0.02 667,036-97.76
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 71,234-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 14,308,852 17.43 4,185,474241.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 296,400 0.36 231,72927.91
29 Organic chemicals 173,340 0.21 2,035,512-91.48
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,255,704 2.75 0
31 Fertilizers 619,092 0.75 3,540,170-82.51
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 145,280 0.18 61,457136.39
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 262,049 0.32 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 47,938 0.06 660,671-92.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 97,621 0.12 15,541528.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 106 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 105,842 0.13 127,272-16.84
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 543,795 0.66 259,525109.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,082,040 1.32 1,127,033-3.99
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 655 0.00 1,830-64.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 15,120 0.02 25,775-41.34
72 Iron and steel 3,945,461 4.81 3,251,83021.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,697 0.00 31,235-91.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 571 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 502 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 91,172 0.11 468,469-80.54
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 1,666 0.00 428289.25
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 48,072-100.00
SS Classified 8,520,956 10.38 0

Russia’s Imports from Nigeria

The major share of Russian imports from Nigeria 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) - 99.11% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (81.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.71% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (17.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $3,067,504;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $62,903.

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $601,817;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $43,151;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $22,788;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $19,850.
Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 2,360 0.04 2,05015.12
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7,378 0.12 5,74528.42
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 63,261 1.03 35817,570.67
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 71,512 1.17 114,663-37.63
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4,019 0.07 654514.53
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,609,376 26.29 1,604,1830.32
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 19,850-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,115 0.05 2111,376.30
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,301,272 70.26 1,233,768248.63
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,529 0.04 442472.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,658 0.03 85294.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 38 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,058 0.02 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,214 0.04 1,034114.12
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 262 0.00 2418.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 41,278 0.67 643,095-93.58
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 22,788-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 489 0.01 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 385 0.01 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 9,600 0.16 10,573-9.20
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 50 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 100-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia