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

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $1,735,246,234, up 8.01% ($128,743,498) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $1,733,194,070, up 8.03% ($128,875,644) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $2,052,164, down 6.05% ($132,146) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $1,731,141,906, a 8.05% increase ($129,007,790) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Algeria was Russia’s 22nd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 19th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.0382% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.1789% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Algeria was Russia’s 17th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 16th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.6849% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.9136% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Algeria was Russia’s 119th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 116th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0032% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0042% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.66% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (39.98% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.94% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (2.67% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.38% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (3.71% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.59% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.38% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $119,476,924;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $99,951,487;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $5,496,209.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $283,276,290;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $28,156,407;
  • 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 $19,857,305;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,118,234;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $5,649,089.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 901,475 0.05 248,589262.64
10 Cereals 5,053,023 0.29 12,171,257-58.48
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 96,600 0.01 86,40511.80
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 32,770 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 48,006,496 2.77 46,945,1962.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 3,863-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 616,942 0.04 57,229978.02
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,893,004 0.22 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 27,598,498 1.59 22,102,28924.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 63,438 0.00 245,080-74.12
29 Organic chemicals 1 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,015 0.00 22,905-69.37
31 Fertilizers 2,224,881 0.13 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,332,668 0.08 301,381342.19
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 4,856 0.00 2,069134.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10,697 0.00 4,921117.37
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,007,889 0.06 2,05149,041.35
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 1,177-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,333 0.00 256,951-99.09
39 Plastics and articles thereof 54,797 0.00 554,642-90.12
40 Rubber and articles thereof 599,590 0.03 2,384,322-74.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 125,897 0.01 3,490,901-96.39
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 262,945 0.02 26,310899.41
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,553,000 0.09 1,218,96627.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 253,862 0.01 518,704-51.06
52 Cotton 1,899 0.00 3,931-51.69
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 578 0.00 35662.36
54 Man-made filaments 12,463 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 178,009 0.01 39,476350.93
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 48,680 0.00 15,291218.36
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 541,346 0.03 549,261-1.44
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 238,337 0.01 572,037-58.34
65 Headgear and parts thereof 23,221 0.00 235,608-90.14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 3,210-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 155,254 0.01 718,596-78.39
72 Iron and steel 152,238,923 8.78 32,761,999364.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 990,224 0.06 6,639,313-85.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 17,169 0.00 168,980-89.84
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,292 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 352,774 0.02 2,170,853-83.75
80 Tin and articles thereof 684 0.00 6,862-90.03
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,598 0.00 8,883-82.01
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 206,825 0.01 693,272-70.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,181,602 0.07 447,082164.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 23,584,070 1.36 51,740,477-54.42
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 52,776,848 3.05 72,634,153-27.34
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 5,600-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 223,847,816 12.92 507,124,106-55.86
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 27,377 0.00 36,854-25.71
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 109,799,001 6.34 9,847,5141,014.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 642 0.00 30,415-97.89
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 32,301 0.00 681,172-95.26
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,546 0.00 6,166-58.71
SS Classified 1,073,229,913 61.92 826 531 75129.85

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

The major share of Russian imports from Algeria 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) - 95.27% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (91.64% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.56% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (8.32% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $29,061;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $26,364.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $101,983;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $88,277.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,830,109 89.18 1,932,092-5.28
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 83,221 4.06 56,85746.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 41,765 2.04 12,704228.75
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 93,487 4.56 181,764-48.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 847-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 46-100.00
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 3,582 0.17 0
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