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Russian trade with Angola in 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 Angola in 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Angola

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Angola was $119,684,766, down 78.93% ($448,245,904) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Angola in 2017 were $119,664,380, down 78.93% ($448,251,348) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Angola in 2017 totaled $20,386, up 36.43% ($5,444) from 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Angola in 2017 was $119,643,994, a 78.93% decrease ($448,256,792) over 2016.

Angola was Russia’s 110th largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 72nd in 2016), accounting for 0.0205% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1214% in 2016).

Angola was Russia’s 95th largest export market in 2017 (down from 63rd in 2016), accounting for 0.0335% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1989% in 2016).

Angola was Russia’s 185th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 190th in 2016), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Angola

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 49.85% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (25.13% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 24.11% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.13% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.64% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.59% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.66% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.65% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.61% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.53% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.97% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.02% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.68% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.07% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Angola in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $28,802,349;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,443,561;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $1,389,200;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,326,090;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $908,882;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $879,671;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $843,604;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $606,828;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $432,640;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $392,356;
  • 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 $386,928.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Angola in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $57,148,161;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $16,587,434;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $15,687,584;
  • 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 $3,041,521;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,019,880;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $1,565,803;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $1,476,282;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $1,255,679;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $1,235,529;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $1,108,835;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $935,364;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $717,377;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $677,697.
Russia’s exports to Angola in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 412,182 0.34 330,59024.68
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 188,336 0.16 59,162218.34
10 Cereals 1,389,200 1.16 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 21,330 0.02 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6,880 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,309,682 3.60 2,983,59244.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 536,499 0.45 149,571258.69
29 Organic chemicals 12,400 0.01 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,697,824 3.09 4,633,188-20.19
31 Fertilizers 1,525,758 1.28 1,133,40234.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 25,811 0.02 1,5711,542.97
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 18,033 0.02 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,560 0.00 2716,788.89
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 1,565,803-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 652,646 0.55 372,28375.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,089,062 0.91 180,180504.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,573,858 1.32 967,03062.75
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 537,417 0.45 104,777412.92
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 18,941 0.02 13,28042.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 753 0.00 678,450-99.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 28,827,493 24.09 25,144114,549.59
52 Cotton 249 0.00 5,286-95.29
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 435-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 141-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 2,397-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 60,573 0.05 17833,929.78
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 894 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 127,009 0.11 41,122208.86
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11,303 0.01 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 919,324 0.77 39,6532,218.42
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 857,327 0.72 13,7236,147.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,413 0.01 22,647-54.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 365,893 0.31 7,9054,528.63
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 32,164 0.03 10,505206.18
69 Ceramic products 92,596 0.08 2,2504,015.38
70 Glass and glassware 113,776 0.10 113,4470.29
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 619 0.00 1,476,901-99.96
72 Iron and steel 83,328 0.07 10,475695.49
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,620,943 2.19 4,640,823-43.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 183,397 0.15 16,4961,011.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 872,554 0.73 1,589,931-45.12
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 10-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 10,101 0.01 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 62,384 0.05 74,014-15.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 440,905 0.37 1,676,434-73.70
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 102,780 0.09 1,358,459-92.43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,853,807 17.43 13,410,24655.51
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 10,526,857 8.80 67,675,018-84.44
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 27,280 0.02 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 19,483,956 16.28 35,171,540-44.60
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 557,789 0.47 1,666,624-66.53
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,202,796 6.85 24,790,230-66.91
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 255 0.00 2,566-90.06
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3,330 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 881,032 0.74 3,922,553-77.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 878 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,773 0.00 1,29536.91
SS Classified 7,307,430 6.11 396 974 374-98.16

Russia’s Imports from Angola

The major share of Russian imports from Angola in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 53.04% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (7.94% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 46.96% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (40.67% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (51.39% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Angola in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,735;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $3,496;
  • 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 $891.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Angola in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $7,678.
Russia’s imports from Angola in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9,573 46.96 6,07757.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 7,678-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,922 48.67 1,187735.89
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 891 4.37 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia