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RUSSIAN TRADE IN GOODS WITH AFRICAN COUNTRIES IN Q1 2018

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 the 1st quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Africa in the 1st quarter of 2018:

The top five Russia’s trade partners in Africa in the 1st quarter of 2018 were Egypt (1.0558% of Russia’s total foreign trade), Algeria (0.4367%), Morocco (0.3333%), Tunisia (0.1024%), and South Africa (0.1013%);

The top five Russia’s export markets in Africa in the 1st quarter of 2018 were Egypt (1.4289% of Russia’s total exports), Algeria (0.6653%), Morocco (0.3105%), Tunisia (0.1161%), and Sudan (0.1134%);

The top five Russia’s import suppliers from Africa in the 1st quarter of 2018 were Morocco (0.3763% of Russia’s total imports), Egypt (0.3519%), South Africa (0.2416%), Tunisia (0.0764%), and Cote d’Ivoire (0.0715%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Africa in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017:

  • The share of Ghana in Russia’s total exports declined 2.8-fold from 0.0673% in the 1st quarter of the 2017 to 0.0239% in the 1st quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Kenya in Russia’s total exports declined 3.0-fold from 0.0488% in the 1st quarter of the 2017 to 0.0165% in the 1st quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Togo in Russia’s total exports declined 12.7-fold from 0.0382% in the 1st quarter of the 2017 to 0.0030% in the 1st quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Angola in Russia’s total exports declined 5.8-fold from 0.0328% in the 1st quarter of the 2017 to 0.0057% in the 1st quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Nigeria in Russia’s total imports declined 5.5-fold from 0.0459% in the 1st quarter of the 2017 to 0.0083% in the 1st quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Tanzania in Russia’s total imports declined 4.4-fold from 0.0237% in the 1st quarter of the 2017 to 0.0054% in the 1st quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Sudan in Russia’s total imports rose 8.0-fold from 0.0002% in the 1st quarter of the 2017 to 0.0016% in the 1st quarter of the 2018.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia