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

Russia’s Trade with Kenya

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Kenya totaled $81,049,755, up 23.87% ($15,619,697) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Kenya in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $51,475,873, up 29.16% ($11,620,582) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Kenya in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $29,573,882, up 15.64% ($3,999,115) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Kenya in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $21,901,991, a 53.37% increase ($7,621,467) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Kenya was Russia’s 89th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 93rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0485% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0480% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Kenya was Russia’s 86th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0500% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0475% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Kenya was Russia’s 81st largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 85th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0460% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0488% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Kenya

The major share of Russian exports to Kenya 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) - 79.38% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (63.30% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.96% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (24.13% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.82% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (4.37% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.74% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (3.34% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.80% of Russia’s total exports to Kenya (4.38% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $15,541,341;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $820,753;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $675,696;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $673,956.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Kenya 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) - a decrease of $4,651,190;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $548,194;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $468,562;
  • 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 $202,831;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $174,451.
Russia’s exports to Kenya in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,084 0.00 0
10 Cereals 40,744,710 79.15 25,203,36961.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 113,808 0.22 24,962355.93
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 83,524-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,923,262 3.74 1,247,56654.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 325,282 0.63 528,113-38.41
29 Organic chemicals 61,520 0.12 61,799-0.45
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 468,562-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 137,600-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 24,707 0.05 3,000723.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 548,194-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 244,323 0.47 384,659-36.48
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 145,410 0.28 85,57969.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,091,331 4.06 1,270,57864.60
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,038 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 2,688,969 5.22 7,340,159-63.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 111-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,947,254 5.73 2,273,29829.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,150 0.01 1,970212.18
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 174,451-100.00
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 9,140 0.02 4,73093.23
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 137,666 0.27 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 4,029-100.00
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 1,304 0.00 9,038-85.57
SS Classified 4,915 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Kenya

The major share of Russian imports from Kenya 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) - 99.40% of Russia’s total imports from Kenya (99.59% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $2,938,700;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $1,170,101;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $469,631;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $105,272.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $733,508.
Russia’s imports from Kenya in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
01 Live animals 693 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 639 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 10,878,333 36.78 7,939,63337.01
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 57,712 0.20 79,543-27.45
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 254,767 0.86 149,49570.42
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17,478,349 59.10 16,308,2487.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 43,741 0.15 46,355-5.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 1,152-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 604,723 2.04 135,092347.64
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 77,545 0.26 811,053-90.44
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 0 0.00 328-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 438 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 416 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 60 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 36 0.00 2,661-98.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 159,402 0.54 98,16762.38
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 40-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,124 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7 0.00 0
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 3,000-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 15,878 0.05 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10 0.00 0
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