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

Russia’s Trade with Tanzania

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Tanzania totaled $47,184,807, up 77.87% ($20,656,569) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Tanzania in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $29,801,792, up 113.24% ($15,826,209) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Tanzania in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $17,383,015, up 38.48% ($4,830,360) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tanzania in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $12,418,777, a 772.76% increase ($10,995,849) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Tanzania was Russia’s 100th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 102nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0338% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0244% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Tanzania was Russia’s 95th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 100th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0355% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0210% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Tanzania was Russia’s 88th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 89th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0312% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0296% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Tanzania

The major share of Russian exports to Tanzania 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) - 90.70% of Russia’s total exports to Tanzania (78.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.85% of Russia’s total exports to Tanzania (5.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.91% of Russia’s total exports to Tanzania (7.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.21% of Russia’s total exports to Tanzania (8.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Tanzania 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 $16,314,026;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $743,594;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $114,187;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $106,520.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tanzania 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 $429,823;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $401,596;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $341,151;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $133,790.
Russia’s exports to Tanzania in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 78,332-100.00
10 Cereals 26,959,681 90.46 10,645,655153.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 71,842 0.24 205,632-65.06
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,909 0.03 2,706192.28
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 236,324 0.79 122,13793.49
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 123,946 0.42 135,697-8.66
29 Organic chemicals 15,488 0.05 0
31 Fertilizers 1,297,492 4.35 553,898134.25
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 2,733-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,576 0.03 4021,340.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 10,632-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 21,750 0.07 47,540-54.25
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 547,283 1.84 948,879-42.32
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 40 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,594 0.01 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 660-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 688 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 429,823-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 12,301-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 358,583 1.20 699,734-48.75
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 36-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 856 0.00 5,959-85.64
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 37-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 149,740 0.50 43,220246.46
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 15,684-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 3,033-100.00
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 0 0.00 11,104-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 111-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Tanzania

The major share of Russian imports from Tanzania 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Tanzania (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $5,125,241.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Tanzania 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 $322,498.
Russia’s imports from Tanzania in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 6,302 0.04 5,24820.08
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 100-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 97,025 0.56 97,0110.01
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,735,010 15.73 2,708,5200.98
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 346,401 1.99 668,899-48.21
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 14,198,118 81.68 9,072,87756.49
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 159 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia