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Russian trade in goods with Albania in Q3 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 Albania in the third quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Albania

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Albania totaled $19,320,628, up 33.05% ($4,798,928) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $14,035,487, up 25.58% ($2,859,197) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $5,285,141, up 57.98% ($1,939,731) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $8,750,346, a 11.74% increase ($919,466) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Albania was Russia’s 120th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 116th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0132% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0119% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Albania was Russia’s 108th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 101st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0164% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0155% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Albania was Russia’s 114th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 119th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0087% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0067% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 61.49% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (80.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.15% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (11.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.50% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.13% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (4.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.56% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.58% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $1,612,803;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $912,348;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $295,207;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $250,842;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $250,429;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $248,866;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $186,319;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $114,767;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $74,071;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $55,767.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $829,936;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $173,217;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $150,415.
Russia’s exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
10 Cereals 6,704,636 47.77 7,534,572-11.02
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,658,482 11.82 1,407,64017.82
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16,576 0.12 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 250,429 1.78 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 10,561-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 439,327 3.13 447,891-1.91
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 112-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 178-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 239 0.00 5,139-95.35
31 Fertilizers 1,584,940 11.29 1,289,73322.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 56,235 0.40 46811,916.03
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 5,434-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 204,516 1.46 18,1971,023.90
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 150,415-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 128,710 0.92 13,943823.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 93,648 0.67 19,577378.36
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 423 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,948 0.03 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,271 0.07 9,418-1.56
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 173,217-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,612,803 11.49 0
72 Iron and steel 912,348 6.50 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 330,157 2.35 81,291306.14
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 28,799 0.21 8,504238.65

Russia’s Imports from Albania

The major share of Russian imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 95.17% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (91.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.00% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (0.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,508,336;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $290,871;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $180,258;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $27,853.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $50,402;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $22,736.
Russia’s imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 22,736-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 607-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,494 0.09 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,986 0.25 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 201-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 16,200 0.31 3,640345.05
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 13,483-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 36,112 0.68 8,259337.24
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,287 0.21 10,04712.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,529 0.10 12,788-56.76
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 830,536 15.71 539,66553.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 948,212 17.94 767,95423.47
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,251,255 61.52 1,742,91986.54
65 Headgear and parts thereof 47 0.00 5,149-99.09
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,878 0.04 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 57 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 173 0.00 81113.58
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 27 0.00 2,312-98.83
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 1,181 0.02 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 165,167 3.13 215,569-23.38

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