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Russian trade in goods with Sudan 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 Sudan in the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Sudan totaled $117,715,999, up 58.46% ($43,426,162) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $116,817,119, up 57.40% ($42,598,707) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $898,880, up 1,158.49% ($827,455) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $115,918,239, a 56.34% increase ($41,771,252) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Sudan was Russia’s 78th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 89th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0747% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0578% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Sudan was Russia’s 69th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 74th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1134% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0891% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Sudan was Russia’s 130th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 152nd in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0016% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0002% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

The major share of Russian exports to Sudan 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) - 94.41% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (94.81% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.62% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (3.79% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.38% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (0.11% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Sudan 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 $34,822,327;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $4,278,000;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,525,827;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $716,604;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $713,424;
  • 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 $403,822.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,371,465.
Russia’s exports to Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 102,371 0.09 0
10 Cereals 99,047,069 84.79 64,224,74254.22
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10,422,000 8.92 6,144,00069.63
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 713,424 0.61 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,041 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,607,512 1.38 81,6851,867.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 152 0.00 28,740-99.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 48,946 0.04 5,439799.91
31 Fertilizers 140 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 205 0.00 338-39.35
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 1,032 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,822 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 39,456 0.03 19,189105.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 59,386 0.05 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 167,126 0.14 29,346469.50
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 317,559 0.27 623,552-49.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 5-100.00
52 Cotton 637 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 8 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 183 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6,987 0.01 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,571 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,665 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 26 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 31,096 0.03 0
72 Iron and steel 137 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 134,311 0.11 6,0392,124.06
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,427 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,494 0.01 0
78 Lead and articles thereof 8 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 8 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 248 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,705 0.01 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9,238 0.01 3972,226.95
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 581,830 0.50 312,53386.17
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 449,143 0.38 45,321891.03
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 12,322 0.01 2,383,787-99.48
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 716,604 0.61 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 136,870 0.12 73,24386.87
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 26,399 0.02 4665,565.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 727 0.00 0
SS Classified 2,143,227 1.83 239 590794.54

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.97% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (31.17% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.53% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (68.83% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $13,418;
  • 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 $4,985.

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

  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $26,468;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5,018.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 22,697 2.53 49,165-53.84
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 17,242 1.92 22,260-22.54
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 4,985 0.55 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,418 1.49 0
SS Classified 840,538 93.51 0
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