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

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Sudan totaled $121,200,039, up 140.02% ($70,703,744) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $120,758,819, up 139.65% ($70,369,349) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $441,220, up 313.03% ($334,395) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $120,317,599, a 139.28% increase ($70,034,954) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Sudan was Russia’s 76th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 92nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0867% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0464% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Sudan was Russia’s 65th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 78th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1438% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0758% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Sudan was Russia’s 138th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 149th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0008% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0003% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

The major share of Russian exports to Sudan 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) - 61.61% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (96.31% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.10% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (2.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.07% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (0.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Sudan 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 $16,488,822;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $9,377,102;
  • 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 $1,234,776;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $495,764.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Sudan 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 exports to Sudan 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 52,436,820 43.42 35,947,99845.87
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 21,961,152 18.19 12,584,05074.52
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 645,901 0.53 150,137330.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 10,435 0.01 0
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 14,038 0.01 8,11872.92
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,147 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 67,747 0.06 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,294 0.01 17,552-41.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,488 0.01 5,52371.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 187,370 0.16 61,070206.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 2,000-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 140,590 0.12 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,145,048 0.95 1,158,554-1.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 42,752 0.04 10427,420.00
52 Cotton 32 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 800 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 200-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 11,660 0.01 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 300 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 55-100.00
69 Ceramic products 45 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 9 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 14,069 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 2,169-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 457 0.00 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,097 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 510-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 46,359 0.04 390,662-88.13
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 1,249,135 1.03 14,3598,599.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 44,454-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 100 0.00 2,049-95.12
SS Classified 42,761,974 35.41 0

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

The major share of Russian imports from Sudan 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) - 12.23% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (78.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.01% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (21.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Sudan 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 $29,205;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $24,815;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $19,657.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $79,200;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $20,817.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 29,205 6.62 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 79,200-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 24,756 5.61 5,099385.51
73 Articles of iron or steel 42 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 106 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,709 0.39 22,526-92.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 24,815 5.62 0
SS Classified 360,587 81.72 0

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