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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Malawi totaled $15,364,124, up 48.50% ($5,017,923) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $862,500, down 45.29% ($714,043) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $14,501,624, up 65.36% ($5,731,966) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $13,639,124, a 89.61% increase ($6,446,009) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Malawi was Russia’s 118th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 124th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0105% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0085% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Malawi was Russia’s 125th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 144th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0010% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0022% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Malawi was Russia’s 89th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 93rd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0238% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0175% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (99.02% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malawi 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 $698,643;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $15,365.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
10 Cereals 862,500 100.00 1,561,143-44.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 15,365-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 35-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 99.88% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $5,414,336;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $246,352;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $54,325.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Malawi 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
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 7 0.00 74-90.54
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 54,325 0.37 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 473,532 3.27 227,180108.44
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 13,956,699 96.24 8,542,36363.38
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 17,018 0.12 0
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 18 0.00 41-56.10
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia