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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $542,249,833, up 40.34% ($155,873,859) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $341,267,773, up 74.59% ($145,798,356) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $200,982,060, up 5.28% ($10,075,503) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $140,285,713, a 2,974.51% increase ($135,722,853) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Morocco was Russia’s 49th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 51st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3244% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2835% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Morocco was Russia’s 49th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 57th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3318% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2332% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Morocco was Russia’s 44th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 43rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3127% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3641% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 77.66% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (51.76% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.71% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (19.03% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.02% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (3.24% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.63% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (9.22% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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) - an increase of $158,280,698;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $13,877,038;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $5,559,733;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2,378,775;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,290,747.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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 $20,328,690;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $15,566,179;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $4,984,807.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 115,456-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11,597 0.00 0
10 Cereals 15,679,664 4.59 36,008,354-56.46
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13,600 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 55,988 0.02 97,585-42.63
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 72,371 0.02 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 298,263 0.09 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 60,088 0.02 61,902-2.93
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 27,797 0.01 30,763-9.64
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,263,971 0.96 885,196268.73
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 24,272,641 7.11 18,712,90829.71
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 240,745,450 70.54 82,464,752191.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 13,892,906 4.07 15,86887,452.97
29 Organic chemicals 215,916 0.06 24,306788.32
30 Pharmaceutical products 932,291 0.27 113,550721.04
31 Fertilizers 166,125 0.05 5,150,932-96.77
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 106,915 0.03 32,612227.84
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,358 0.00 8,695-15.38
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 853 0.00 66428.46
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 270 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 105 0.00 58,904-99.82
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,719,939 0.50 429,192300.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 105,117 0.03 506,161-79.23
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 5,221 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 314,978 0.09 475,520-33.76
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 79,205 0.02 54,22746.06
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 863,361 0.25 372,333,308.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,400 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 52 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 226 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 1,021 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 40,752 0.01 31,25430.39
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,772 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 2,085,518 0.61 17,651,697-88.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 52,687 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 375,461-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 22,237 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 49 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 150 0.00 12619.05
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 193,180 0.06 78,000147.67
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 356,246 0.10 582,217-38.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 231 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 81,250 0.02 23,764241.90
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 31,781-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 44,353 0.01 27,49261.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9 0.00 0
SS Classified 35,469,650 10.39 31 420 04112.89

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 77.73% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (82.29% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.91% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (10.72% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.93% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.36% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.69% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.06% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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) - an increase of $4,992,761;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2,781,432;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $1,809,538;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $906,676;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $815,679;
  • 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) - an increase of $724,293;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $719,121.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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 $4,493,802;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,284,605.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,468,699 2.22 1,687,267164.85
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 37,116 0.02 51,635-28.12
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 138-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 49,426,933 24.59 50,711,538-2.53
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 98,326,935 48.92 102,820,737-4.37
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,411 0.00 37,907-88.36
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 153,968 0.08 135,20813.87
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 387,527 0.19 331,16117.02
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 142,932 0.07 68,779107.81
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 44,034 0.02 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 323,217 0.16 205,19057.52
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 75,236 0.04 29,635153.88
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,139 0.00 1,967110.42
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,820,088 1.40 1,010,550179.06
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 31,071 0.02 6,909349.72
26 Ores, slag and ash 527,151 0.26 0
29 Organic chemicals 511 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 694,039 0.35 582,43719.16
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 250 0.00 890-71.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 114,522 0.06 87,88930.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 344,296 0.17 112,985204.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 156,817 0.08 162,025-3.21
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3,002 0.00 1,217146.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 779 0.00 23,587-96.70
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,456 0.00 5,991-75.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 738 0.00 421,657.14
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 23,121-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,190 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 12,497 0.01 150,195-91.68
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,912 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 7,836-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,767,807 2.37 4,048,68617.76
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,789,062 6.36 11,882,3867.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 47,727 0.02 53,749-11.20
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,300,631 2.14 4,300,1870.01
65 Headgear and parts thereof 916 0.00 6,196-85.22
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 14,853 0.01 10,99035.15
69 Ceramic products 330,853 0.16 171,85592.52
70 Glass and glassware 984 0.00 2,495-60.56
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 27,220 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,558,657 1.27 2,005,88827.56
74 Copper and articles thereof 815,679 0.41 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 191 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 247 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 18,509 0.01 8,934107.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2 0.00 190-98.95
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 111,529 0.06 530,931-78.99
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 2,187,244 1.09 1,462,95149.51
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,588,984 2.78 596,223837.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,398 0.00 5,163-72.92
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 159,276 0.08 86,32484.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 211 0.00 1,355-84.43
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 787 0.00 0
SS Classified 9,152,827 4.55 7 475 21822.44
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