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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $18,475,232, down 35.30% ($10,080,530) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $3,466,638, down 42.14% ($2,524,518) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $15,008,594, down 33.49% ($7,556,012) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $11,541,956, a 30.36% decrease ($5,031,494) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Malawi was Russia’s 124th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 112th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0111% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0210% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Malawi was Russia’s 139th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 121st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0034% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0071% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Malawi was Russia’s 93rd largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 88th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0233% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0430% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (100.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,524,518.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
10 Cereals 3,466,638 100.00 5,991,156-42.14

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $98,027.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malawi 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 $7,665,472.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 18-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 12,633 0.08 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 215,031 1.43 117,00483.78
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 871-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 14,780,865 98.48 22,446,337-34.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 47 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 20-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18 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 0 0.00 356-100.00
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