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Russian trade in goods with Egypt in Q1 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Egypt in the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Egypt

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Egypt totaled $1,664,302,609, up 75.58% ($716,415,611) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $1,472,132,391, up 81.70% ($661,954,388) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $192,170,218, up 39.55% ($54,461,223) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $1,279,962,173, a 90.34% increase ($607,493,165) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Egypt was Russia’s 19th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 32nd in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.0558% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.7374% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Egypt was Russia’s 18th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 26th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.4289% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.9722% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Egypt was Russia’s 43rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 44th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.3519% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3046% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Egypt

The major share of Russian exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 38.48% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (57.07% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 20.38% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (16.08% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.80% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (17.60% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.35% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (0.53% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.17% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (7.17% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.22% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (1.39% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $119,568,094;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $103,918,759;
  • 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 $72,844,228;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $46,293,349;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $43,260,245;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $26,004,061;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $18,189,346;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $17,415,040;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $16,190,529;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $12,567,544;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $4,428,842.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $6,048,460.
Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 391,487-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 402,925 0.03 1,495,164-73.05
10 Cereals 500,964,684 34.03 381,396,59031.35
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 106,953 0.01 939,953-88.62
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 32,967 0.00 13,176150.20
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 60,489,797 4.11 66,538,257-9.09
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,832,532-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 519,339 0.04 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 2,659,172-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,032,607 0.27 7,130,964-43.45
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,408 0.00 105,172-96.76
26 Ores, slag and ash 17,415,040 1.18 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 185,738,295 12.62 142,478,05030.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,258,093 0.29 1,971,623115.97
29 Organic chemicals 7,930,982 0.54 4,989,67558.95
30 Pharmaceutical products 79,262 0.01 90,777-12.68
31 Fertilizers 670,424 0.05 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 433 0.00 132,984-99.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26,836 0.00 28,891-7.11
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 18,997 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 44,800 0.00 1,0264,266.47
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,044,344 0.21 1,480,146105.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 938,743 0.06 972,180-3.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 890,419 0.06 1,610,924-44.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 91 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 75,425,774 5.12 49,421,71352.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 10,493,028 0.71 8,192,23028.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,909,033 0.33 480,191922.31
52 Cotton 180 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 22 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 206 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 27,299 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 11-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 280-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 195,088 0.01 36541,811.11
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,403-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,596 0.00 320711.25
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,383 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 25,936 0.00 61,916-58.11
69 Ceramic products 251,278 0.02 93,051170.04
70 Glass and glassware 24,271 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 213,808,278 14.52 109,889,51994.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 19,160,563 1.30 971,2171,872.84
74 Copper and articles thereof 65,662,090 4.46 19,368,741239.01
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4,012 0.00 6,894-41.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 39,172 0.00 2,9931,208.79
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,759 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,128,197 0.08 30,5463,593.44
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 201,014 0.01 2,8366,987.94
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,262,542 0.90 694,9981,808.28
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 73,054,483 4.96 210,25534,645.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,404,763 0.23 2,196,79054.99
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,839,035 0.12 745,624146.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,598,086 1.13 407,5573,972.58
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 66,444 0.00 48138,325.00
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 327,153 0.02 132,720146.50
SS Classified 184,604,267 12.54 1 007 37118,225.35

Russia’s Imports from Egypt

The major share of Russian imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 85.85% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (86.18% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.90% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (8.64% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.03% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (1.05% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.43% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (2.85% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $38,194,147;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $9,489,772;
  • 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 $6,509,566;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $1,086,272;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,001,060;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $914,074.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2,042,683;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $686,299;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $585,329.
Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 137,824 0.07 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 21 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 60,265,684 31.36 22,071,537173.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 103,012,052 53.60 93,522,28010.15
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 142,009 0.07 401,284-64.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 731,162 0.38 1,316,491-44.46
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 2,679-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 85,353 0.04 95,789-10.89
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 28,915 0.02 2,5861,018.14
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 492-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 208,289 0.11 426,176-51.13
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 112,059 0.06 201,176-44.30
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 219,772 0.11 609,541-63.94
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 25,720 0.01 21,04822.20
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 17,250 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 251,461 0.13 937,760-73.18
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 348,987 0.18 277,91025.58
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,105,786 1.62 2,104,72647.56
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 74,700 0.04 119,871-37.68
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 377,746 0.20 80,038371.96
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 1,841,178 0.96 754,906143.90
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 541,105 0.28 128,876319.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 182,675 0.10 515,211-64.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 472,253 0.25 219,835114.82
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 902-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 15,270 0.01 13,83510.37
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 591 0.00 58918.97
52 Cotton 60,395 0.03 35,39770.62
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 26,207-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 220,432 0.11 127,02473.54
55 Man-made staple fibers 362 0.00 286,929-99.87
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,257,538 0.65 798,04357.58
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12,564 0.01 7179,385.71
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,761,808 1.44 1,847,73449.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,337,460 3.30 8,380,143-24.38
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 676,043 0.35 362,59686.45
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 993 0.00 15,488-93.59
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,502 0.00 13,591-44.80
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 189-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 106,409 0.06 111,034-4.17
69 Ceramic products 549,859 0.29 279,51496.72
70 Glass and glassware 7,055 0.00 42,965-83.58
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 208-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 125,496 0.07 5,2962,269.64
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,620 0.00 2083,563.46
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 35,515 0.02 1,9701,702.79
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9 0.00 90.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40,372 0.02 280,200-85.59
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 7,590,749 3.95 1,081,183602.08
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 93,114 0.05 86,5527.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,061 0.01 1,911688.12
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 392-100.00
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 44,822 0.02 33,05635.59
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 21,178 0.01 66,142-67.98
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia