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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $75,284,524, down 0.97% ($738,952) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2017 were $9,853,973, down 0.70% ($69,232) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2017 were $65,430,551, down 1.01% ($669,720) from 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in 2017 was $55,576,578, a 1.07% decrease ($600,488) over 2016.

Malawi was Russia’s 121st largest trading partner in 2017 (down from 114th in 2016), accounting for 0.0129% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0163% in 2016).

Malawi was Russia’s 146th largest export market in 2017 (down from 142nd in 2016), accounting for 0.0028% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0035% in 2016).

Malawi was Russia’s 89th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 88th in 2016), accounting for 0.0288% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0363% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 98.39% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (99.73% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.61% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in 2016).

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

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $158,709.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $201,566.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
10 Cereals 9,695,264 98.39 9,896,830-2.04
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 26,325-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 158,709 1.61 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 50-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.97% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in 2016).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $463,018.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,255,149.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 49 0.00 154-68.18
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 66,958 0.10 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 845,891 1.29 382,873120.93
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8,897 0.01 1,025768.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 30,400 0.05 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 64,460,622 98.52 65,715,771-1.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 47 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 408 0.00 201,940.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 17,036 0.03 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 189 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 29 0.00 428-93.22
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 25 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia