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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Morocco was $252,890,080, down 19.76% ($62,289,646) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $186,541,800, down 26.58% ($67,526,239) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $66,348,280, up 8.57% ($5,236,593) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $120,193,520, a 37.71% decrease ($72,762,832) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Morocco was Russia’s 61st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 59th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1730% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2585% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Morocco was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 57th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2185% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3531% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Morocco was Russia’s 61st largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 55th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1091% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1223% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 84.29% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (45.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.74% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (24.85% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.79% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (1.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.73% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (27.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $30,223,645;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $10,878,483;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $1,281,267.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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 $68,393,921;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $57,843,201;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $937,478;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $882,392;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $855,079.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
01 Live animals 8,000 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 515,463-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 9,061-100.00
10 Cereals 680,269 0.36 69,074,190-99.02
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 66,717-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 166,400 0.09 49,033239.36
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 355,078 0.19 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 118,086 0.06 42,194179.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 25,183 0.01 27,312-7.80
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 937,478-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 21,586,084 11.57 10,707,601101.60
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 135,648,633 72.72 105,424,98828.67
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,295,823 0.69 14,5568,802.33
29 Organic chemicals 123,023 0.07 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 228,984 0.12 26,800754.42
31 Fertilizers 1,064,516 0.57 1,946,908-45.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 372,435 0.20 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 18,779 0.01 22,061-14.88
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 163 0.00 1,493-89.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,652 0.00 101,370-95.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 187,745 0.10 446,914-57.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 43,491 0.02 53,787-19.14
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 47,922 0.03 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16,598 0.01 871,677-98.10
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 117,661 0.06 94,16424.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 61,648 0.03 102,689-39.97
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 209-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 1,155 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 28,326 0.02 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 44,801 0.02 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 250-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 31 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 219-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 656-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 24 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 217-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 32 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 57,507 0.03 93,337-38.39
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,339 0.00 2,98345.46
72 Iron and steel 5,097,474 2.73 62,940,675-91.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,275 0.00 3631,904.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 203,420-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 383 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 57 0.00 377-84.88
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 106,776 0.06 46,126131.49
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 354,091 0.19 220,26060.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 159 0.00 16,901-99.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 33,415 0.02 2,8341,079.08
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 2,185-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 40,670 0.02 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,285 0.00 571825.57
SS Classified 18,588,827 9.96 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 57.06% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (63.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.97% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (20.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.96% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (3.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.70% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (2.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.18% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.17% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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 $1,505,013;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,452,318;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1,121,393;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $769,006;
  • 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 $720,643;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $543,685;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $354,283.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,218,264;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,004,918;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $850,717;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $387,149.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,092,130 6.17 4,479,279-8.64
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,915 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,098,219 4.67 1,976,82656.73
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,620,983 2.44 168,665861.07
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 20,994 0.03 16,49527.27
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 60,766 0.09 112,537-46.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 194,120 0.29 230,775-15.88
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 74,538 0.11 71,4094.38
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 43,860 0.07 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 262,643 0.40 169,71754.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 60,465 0.09 181,794-66.74
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,663 0.01 1,849152.19
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,418 0.00 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,374,688 6.59 5,379,606-18.68
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,160 0.01 6,931-11.12
26 Ores, slag and ash 769,006 1.16 0
29 Organic chemicals 108 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 273,072 0.41 346,766-21.25
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 166 0.00 341-51.32
39 Plastics and articles thereof 239,629 0.36 80,126199.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 267,225 0.40 201,99532.29
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 204,401 0.31 148,89637.28
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,153 0.00 23,994-86.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 28,949 0.04 7,849268.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 986 0.00 1,783-44.70
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 29,927-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 4,641 0.01 30,863-84.96
55 Man-made staple fibers 9 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 57,723 0.09 93,515-38.27
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4,267 0.01 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 8,619-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,991,383 9.03 7,209,647-16.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 22,397,345 33.76 23,248,062-3.66
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 58,736 0.09 52,29912.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9,325,791 14.06 7,820,77819.24
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19,634 0.03 6,141219.72
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 91,028 0.14 59,89151.99
69 Ceramic products 269,449 0.41 136,69297.12
70 Glass and glassware 1,669 0.00 7,940-78.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28,489 0.04 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,898,981 2.86 1,544,69822.94
74 Copper and articles thereof 543,685 0.82 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 78-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,103 0.01 120,337-93.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 988 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 113,001 0.17 97,28116.16
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 1,830,626 2.76 1,109,98364.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 678,009 1.02 872,105-22.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,753 0.01 2,012136.23
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 173,406 0.26 106,51462.80
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 190 0.00 1,608-88.18
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 542 0.00 34955.30
SS Classified 7,140,575 10.76 4 944 71544.41

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