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RUSSIAN TRADE IN GOODS WITH AFRICAN COUNTRIES IN Q3 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The reports on Russia’s trade in goods with the countries of Africa in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Africa in the 4th quarter of 2017:

The top five Russia’s trade partners in Africa in the 4th quarter of 2017 were Egypt (1.6242% of Russia’s total foreign trade), Algeria (1.0382%), Morocco (0.3244%), South Africa (0.1195%), and Sudan (0.0894%);

The top five Russia’s export markets in Africa in the 4th quarter of 2017 were Egypt (2.5579% of Russia’s total exports), Algeria (1.6849%), Morocco (0.3318%), Sudan (0.1452%), and Nigeria (0.1179%);

The top five Russia’s import suppliers from Africa in the 4th quarter of 2017 were Morocco (0.3127% of Russia’s total imports), South Africa (0.2317%), Egypt (0.1300%), Cote d’Ivoire (0.0799%), and Tunisia (0.0480%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Africa in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016:

  • The share of Egypt in Russia’s total exports rose from 1.6645% in the 4th quarter of the 2016 to 2.5579% in the 4th quarter of the 2017;
  • The share of Ethiopia in Russia’s total exports declined 7.3-fold from 0.1997% in the 4th quarter of the 2016 to 0.0274% in the 4th quarter of the 2017;
  • The share of Cote d’Ivoire in Russia’s total exports declined 3.8-fold from 0.0357% in the 4th quarter of the 2016 to 0.0094% in the 4th quarter of the 2017;
  • The share of Mozambique in Russia’s total exports rose 5.3-fold from 0.0057% in the 4th quarter of the 2016 to 0.0304% in the 4th quarter of the 2017;
  • The share of Djibouti in Russia’s total exports rose 9.9-fold from 0.0008% in the 4th quarter of the 2016 to 0.0079% in the 4th quarter of the 2017;
  • The share of Tanzania in Russia’s total imports declined 3.8-fold from 0.0323% in the 4th quarter of the 2016 to 0.0084% in the 4th quarter of the 2017.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia