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

Russia’s Trade with Tanzania

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Tanzania totaled $66,454,577, up 120.00% ($36,248,617) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Tanzania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $51,769,856, up 172.78% ($32,791,498) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Tanzania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $14,684,721, up 30.79% ($3,457,119) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tanzania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $37,085,135, a 378.47% increase ($29,334,379) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Tanzania was Russia’s 100th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 102nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0455% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0248% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Tanzania was Russia’s 95th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 100th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0606% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0264% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Tanzania was Russia’s 88th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 89th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0241% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0225% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Tanzania

The major share of Russian exports to Tanzania 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) - 71.48% of Russia’s total exports to Tanzania (76.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.39% of Russia’s total exports to Tanzania (4.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.28% of Russia’s total exports to Tanzania (3.22% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.79% of Russia’s total exports to Tanzania (14.02% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.01% of Russia’s total exports to Tanzania (1.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $22,746,209;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $12,813,533.

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

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,263,263;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $286,132.
Russia’s exports to Tanzania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 77,947-100.00
10 Cereals 36,810,670 71.10 14,064,461161.73
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 194,436 0.38 329,179-40.93
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 50,506-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 664,637 1.28 560,72018.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 97,240 0.19 190,968-49.08
29 Organic chemicals 13,721 0.03 1,356911.87
31 Fertilizers 13,505,783 26.09 692,2501,851.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 28,825 0.06 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,550 0.03 4,037334.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,160-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,655 0.02 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 397,504 0.77 2,660,767-85.06
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 1,611-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 536 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,145 0.01 17,972-82.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 286,132-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 1,481-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 37,641-100.00
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 23,800 0.05 9923,940.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 266 0.00 0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 88 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 71-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Tanzania

The major share of Russian imports from Tanzania 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) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Tanzania (100.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Tanzania 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 $2,163,345;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,571,616.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $313,929.
Russia’s imports from Tanzania in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 7,060 0.05 5,66324.67
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 425 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 226,875 1.54 194,09216.89
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,018,187 20.55 3,332,116-9.42
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,219,325 15.11 647,709242.64
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 9,210,875 62.72 7,047,53030.70
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,380 0.01 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 0 0.00 492-100.00
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 594 0.00 0

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia