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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $16,494,011, down 22.83% ($4,879,501) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $2,414,000, down 56.02% ($3,075,085) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $14,080,011, down 11.36% ($1,804,416) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $11,666,011, a 12.22% increase ($1,270,669) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Malawi was Russia’s 125th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 118th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0097% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0153% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Malawi was Russia’s 144th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 125th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0022% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0065% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Malawi was Russia’s 89th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0232% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0285% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (97.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (2.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malawi 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 increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malawi 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 $2,952,126;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $122,959.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
10 Cereals 2,414,000 100.00 5,366,126-55.01
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 122,959-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $360,875.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $2,134,867.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 24-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 441,798 3.14 80,923445.95
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 30,400-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 13,638,133 96.86 15,773,000-13.53
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1 0.00 69-98.55
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 79 0.00 11618.18
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia