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

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $1,507,962,288, up 16.43% ($212,823,753) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $1,507,004,575, up 16.46% ($213,014,465) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $957,713, down 16.61% ($190,712) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $1,506,046,862, a 16.49% increase ($213,205,177) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Algeria was Russia’s 34th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 56th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.0315% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.0623% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Algeria was Russia’s 24th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 41st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.7655% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.7986% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Algeria was Russia’s 113th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0016% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0023% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 17.99% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (46.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.89% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.32% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (3.39% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.57% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (3.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $79,880,835;
  • 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 $32,182,916;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $28,360,833;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $23,055,532;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $13,223,274.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $404,053,440;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $31,740,891;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,675,233.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 323,943 0.02 26,6801,114.18
10 Cereals 4,601,842 0.31 12,277,075-62.52
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 21,850-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 13,881-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 59,846,789 3.97 31,485,95690.07
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 252,692 0.02 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 41,940 0.00 38,08810.11
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,570,190 0.57 40,311,081-78.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 124,990 0.01 39,516216.30
29 Organic chemicals 93,500 0.01 2,5843,518.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 9,491-100.00
31 Fertilizers 73,526 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,719,402 0.11 43,3923,862.49
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 4,878 0.00 4,28213.92
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6,763 0.00 5201,200.58
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 60,520 0.00 2,9621,943.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 104,360 0.01 178,694-41.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 361,319 0.02 674,971-46.47
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 43,461 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 7,813-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,144,704 0.08 574,69899.18
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,164,466 0.28 19,19321,597.84
52 Cotton 949 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,495 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 569,706 0.04 354,50460.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 25,484 0.00 1,3631,769.70
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 105,761 0.01 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 238,283 0.02 10,1852,239.55
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 232-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 170,276 0.01 536,110-68.24
72 Iron and steel 100,150,888 6.65 20,270,053394.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,855,964 0.19 1,091,336161.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,752 0.00 7,81637.56
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,749 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 389,873 0.03 108,531259.23
80 Tin and articles thereof 855 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 799 0.00 40,981-98.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 447,063 0.03 35,5501,157.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 14,827 0.00 55,488-73.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47,249,080 3.14 24,193,54895.30
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 46,422,874 3.08 14,239,958226.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 105,510,304 7.00 509,563,744-79.29
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 71,987,813 4.78 58,764,53922.50
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,660-100.00
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 1,074,808 0.07 38,3602,701.90
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,285 0.00 0
SS Classified 1,048,234,402 69.56 578 943 42581.06

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

The major share of Russian imports from Algeria 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) - 93.30% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (97.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.65% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (1.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $109,615;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $53,212;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $39,624;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $24,506.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $393,955;
  • 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) - a decrease of $10,961;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $9,091.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 653,206 68.20 1,047,161-37.62
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 51,624 5.39 12,000330.20
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 1,156-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 109,725 11.46 11099,650.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 703-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 79,003 8.25 54,49744.97
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 316-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 290-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 450 0.05 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 9,091-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 7-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 96-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 26-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 987-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 821-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,429 0.46 3,13341.37
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 367 0.04 11,328-96.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 58,909 6.15 5,697934.04
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 1,003-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia