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RUSSIAN TRADE WITH AFRICAN COUNTRIES IN 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The reports on Russia’s trade in goods with the countries of Africa in 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Africa in 2017:

The top five Russia’s trade partners in Africa in 2017 were Egypt (1.1509% of Russia’s total foreign trade), Algeria (0.7928%), Morocco (0.2502%), South Africa (0.1425%), and Tunisia (0.0875%).

The top five Russia’s export markets in Africa in 2017 were Egypt (1.7411% of Russia’s total exports), Algeria (1.2942%), Morocco (0.2506%), Sudan (0.1226%), and Nigeria (0.1081%).

The top five Russia’s import suppliers from Africa in 2017 were South Africa (0.2768% of Russia’s total imports), Morocco (0.2496%), Egypt (0.2223%), Cote d’Ivoire (0.0795%), and Kenya (0.0604%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Africa in 2017 over 2016:

  • The share of Egypt in Russia’s total exports rose from 1.3250% in 2016 to 1.7411% in 2017;
  • The share of Angola in Russia’s total exports declined 5.9-fold from 0.1989% in 2016 to 0.0335% in 2017;
  • The share of Ethiopia in Russia’s total exports declined 4.0-fold from 0.0681% in 2016 to 0.0172% in 2017;
  • The share of Djibouti in Russia’s total exports declined 4.1-fold from 0.0197% in 2016 to 0.0048% in 2017.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia