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

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Sudan totaled $149,429,461, up 93.83% ($72,334,503) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $149,311,670, up 93.90% ($72,305,226) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $117,791, up 33.08% ($29,277) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $149,193,879, a 93.97% increase ($72,275,949) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Sudan was Russia’s 78th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 91st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0894% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0566% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Sudan was Russia’s 67th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 76th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1452% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0919% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Sudan was Russia’s 150th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 154th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0002% of Russia’s total imports (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

The major share of Russian exports to Sudan 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) - 62.89% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (69.70% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.60% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (0.71% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.84% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (1.10% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Sudan 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 $33,117,359;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $6,909,800;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,117,343.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Sudan 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 decrease.
Russia’s exports to Sudan 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 96,000 0.06 0
10 Cereals 82,500,466 55.25 49,383,10767.06
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 11,177,000 7.49 4,267,200161.93
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 128,729 0.09 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,393 0.00 20,563-83.50
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 68 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,260,673 0.84 844,34149.31
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 6,509-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 354 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 482-100.00
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 591 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 1,324-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,095 0.00 18,575-94.10
39 Plastics and articles thereof 49,210 0.03 10,054389.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 224,468 0.15 28,719681.60
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 13 0.00 126-89.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 311,610 0.21 121,456156.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 44-100.00
52 Cotton 448 0.00 39712.85
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 14 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 145 0.00 1366.62
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 76 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,641 0.00 532396.43
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 25 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,055 0.01 2,775298.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 25 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 36 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 573 0.00 70718.57
70 Glass and glassware 16,348 0.01 2,807482.40
72 Iron and steel 1,875 0.00 1521,133.55
73 Articles of iron or steel 82,376 0.06 20,348304.84
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,696 0.00 5,446-13.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,217 0.01 5,27874.63
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 8-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 7 0.00 475.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,983 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,164 0.01 16,914-51.73
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 933,082 0.62 491,45189.86
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 250,438 0.17 53,527367.87
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 764 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,117,343 0.75 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 79,970 0.05 4,0161,891.28
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 134,177 0.09 11,1411,104.35
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 437 0.00 87402.30
SS Classified 50,898,075 34.09 21 688 855134.67

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

The major share of Russian imports from Sudan 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) - 54.60% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (8.58% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 45.40% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (86.78% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (1.08% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $59,496.

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

  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $23,330;
  • 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 $2,636;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $520;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - a decrease of $450.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 53,483 45.40 76,813-30.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 140-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 30-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 30-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 150-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 133-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 50-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 180-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 50-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 240-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 200-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 520-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 60,066 50.99 57010,437.89
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 4,242 3.60 6,878-38.33
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 150-100.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 60-100.00
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 0 0.00 450-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 870-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia