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Russian trade in goods with Albania in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Albania

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Albania totaled $35,830,882, up 41.38% ($10,487,026) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $32,336,445, up 47.48% ($10,410,878) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $3,494,437, up 2.23% ($76,148) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $28,842,008, a 55.84% increase ($10,334,730) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Albania was Russia’s 109th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 113th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0214% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0186% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Albania was Russia’s 92nd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 101st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0314% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0262% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Albania was Russia’s 111th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 109th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0054% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0065% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.68% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (31.90% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.07% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (3.46% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 21.52% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (4.78% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.66% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (4.73% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.13% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (54.37% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $7,569,156;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,004,546;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5,078,776;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $1,398,691;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $800,574;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $307,861;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $254,701;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $117,581.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $10,260,635;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $458,779;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $156,420;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $97,890.
Russia’s exports to Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 50,800 0.16 44,24514.82
10 Cereals 10,113,878 31.28 5,035,102100.87
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 3,261-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,010,000 6.22 1,755,29914.51
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 11,226 0.03 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 156,420-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,660,207 5.13 11,920,842-86.07
29 Organic chemicals 138 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,748 0.01 2141,651.40
31 Fertilizers 1,766,025 5.46 965,45182.92
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 57,625 0.18 54,0606.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 325,033 1.01 17,1721,792.81
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 187,399 0.58 69,818168.41
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 68,148-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,070-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 226-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,480-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,885 0.01 19,708-80.29
70 Glass and glassware 1,404,117 4.34 5,42625,777.57
72 Iron and steel 6,955,499 21.51 950,953631.42
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,244 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 97,890-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 209,205 0.65 667,984-68.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 87,009-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7,569,156 23.41 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,500 0.01 3,789-7.63
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 760 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Albania

The major share of Russian imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 96.88% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (87.79% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.80% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (1.20% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $393,002;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $46,518;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $13,766.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $313,519;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $31,579;
  • Headgear and parts thereof (HS code 65) - a decrease of $23,641;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $16,651.
Russia’s imports from Albania in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,572 0.04 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 21,011 0.60 7,245190.01
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 1,113-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,552 0.13 4,653-2.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 23,268 0.67 19,57718.85
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 16,651-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 933,641 26.72 965,220-3.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 943,984 27.01 897,4665.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,030 0.03 82524.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,506,890 43.12 1,113,88835.28
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 23,641-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,006 0.03 51396.10
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 152 0.00 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 1,416 0.04 134956.72
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 2,057 0.06 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 53,844 1.54 367,363-85.34
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