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Russian trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in Q2 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 Cote d’Ivoire in the second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $53,248,447, up 9.67% ($4,694,891) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $9,923,352, down 23.36% ($3,024,188) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $43,325,095, up 21.68% ($7,719,079) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $33,401,743, a 47.41% increase ($10,743,267) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 99th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 98th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0312% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0347% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 118th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 110th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0090% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0154% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 76th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0714% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0638% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of Russian exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 56.71% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (42.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.52% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (37.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.07% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (4.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.32% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (9.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.44% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (3.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $561,490;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $470,176;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $316,253;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $38,786.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,649,702;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $577,977;
  • 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 $396,272;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $396,000;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $145,800;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $67,181;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $66,610;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $56,246.
Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 18,298-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 19,250 0.19 19,681-2.19
10 Cereals 2,098,050 21.14 4,747,752-55.81
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 56,246-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 316,253 3.19 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 192,600 1.94 338,400-43.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 52,800 0.53 71,007-25.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 396,000-100.00
31 Fertilizers 5,574,607 56.18 5,013,11711.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 525-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 67,181-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 66,610-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 527,934 5.32 1,105,911-52.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 104 0.00 414-74.88
72 Iron and steel 1,098,449 11.07 628,27374.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 387-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 3,230-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,786 0.39 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 793 0.01 397,065-99.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 244 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,482 0.04 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 17,443-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of Russian imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 95.75% of Russia’s total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (96.62% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.91% of Russia’s total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (3.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $4,991,869;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $2,123,188;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $570,715.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 634 0.00 53219.17
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,520,633 5.82 397,445534.21
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 34,371-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 38,962,065 89.93 33,970,19614.69
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,963 0.01 5,362-26.09
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 502 0.00 33549.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,688,727 3.90 1,118,01251.05
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 147,939 0.34 79,56285.94
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 632 0.00 201214.43
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia