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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $295,594,462, up 8.72% ($23,703,420) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $186,863,459, up 3.14% ($5,682,709) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $108,731,003, up 19.87% ($18,020,711) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $78,132,456, a 13.64% decrease ($12,338,002) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Morocco was Russia’s 66th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 61st in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1730% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1945% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Morocco was Russia’s 63rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 53rd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1696% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2158% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Morocco was Russia’s 59th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 61st in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1791% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1626% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 49.46% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (74.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 38.42% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (10.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.92% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (9.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.03% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (6.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $66,417,607;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,920,533;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $937,874;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $641,926.

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $36,120,655;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $14,567,798;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $7,652,949;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $5,855,364.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 500 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 38,003-100.00
10 Cereals 16,567,326 8.87 15,925,4004.03
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 161,290-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 24,312 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 32,825 0.02 87,384-62.44
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 32,759 0.02 181,112-81.91
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 8,872 0.00 8,0839.76
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 37,480-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 169,541 0.09 6,024,905-97.19
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 92,261,520 49.37 128,382,175-28.14
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 66,524,335 35.60 106,72862,230.72
29 Organic chemicals 52,400 0.03 67,720-22.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,920,533 1.03 0
31 Fertilizers 2,156,889 1.15 16,724,687-87.10
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 152,390 0.08 39,287287.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 48,652 0.03 15,721209.47
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 833 0.00 1,335-37.60
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,700 0.00 821,973.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 909,912 0.49 906,5640.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 33,802 0.02 299,782-88.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 438 0.00 381,052.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 82,087 0.04 280,313-70.72
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 285,459 0.15 103,814174.97
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,241,026 0.66 303,152309.37
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,688 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 50 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 100 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 21 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 404 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8,026 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 3,737,012 2.00 11,389,961-67.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 61,965 0.03 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,851 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 145 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 103,926 0.06 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 48,313 0.03 73,946-34.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 255,837 0.14 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,767 0.01 2,949231.20
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 1,958 0.00 18,700-89.53
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 116,706 0.06 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,577 0.00 1395,351.08

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 54.76% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (59.85% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 25.52% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (26.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.08% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (2.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.61% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (2.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.95% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $9,989,735;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $6,340,735;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,319,877;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2,203,677;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,000,393;
  • 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 $479,950.

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

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $4,093,530;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $761,013;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $562,419;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $455,219.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,217,689 2.96 7,311,219-55.99
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 37,016 0.03 35,6413.86
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 910-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 24,208,103 22.26 24,475,547-1.09
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 28,450,982 26.17 18,461,24754.11
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,937 0.01 62,126-84.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 142,391 0.13 42,128238.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 384,647 0.35 238,73761.12
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 92,277 0.08 70,18231.48
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 195,876 0.18 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 25,762 0.02 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 362,076 0.33 435,126-16.79
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 75,961 0.07 61,54123.43
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 1,124-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 1,072-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 2,333,130 2.15 3,094,143-24.60
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,274 0.00 1,818-29.92
30 Pharmaceutical products 19 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 517,197 0.48 642,559-19.51
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 41 0.00 943-95.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 193,172 0.18 192,0960.56
40 Rubber and articles thereof 324,274 0.30 278,59116.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 76,387 0.07 72,9114.77
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,647 0.01 1,715637.43
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 303 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14,562 0.01 20,900-30.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 400 0.00 904-55.75
52 Cotton 206 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 6,469-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,656 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 64,348 0.06 61,0805.35
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,774 0.00 5,740-69.09
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 9,378 0.01 1645,618.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,874,139 5.40 3,670,46260.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 19,920,126 18.32 17,919,73311.16
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 39,109 0.04 46,284-15.50
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,827,339 1.68 2,389,758-23.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 7,486 0.01 6,8339.56
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 19,289 0.02 4,248354.07
69 Ceramic products 294,007 0.27 323,118-9.01
70 Glass and glassware 2,329 0.00 1,025127.22
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,649 0.00 468252.35
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 4,065-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,350,227 1.24 1,805,446-25.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,340,735 5.83 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,069 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,758 0.01 7,704-25.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 997 0.00 323,015.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 237,152 0.22 113,171109.55
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 2,034,831 1.87 1,554,88130.87
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,912,099 4.52 592,222729.44
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,023 0.00 5,156-80.16
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 196 0.00 269-27.14
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 213,882 0.20 144,88947.62
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,078 0.00 11,539-81.99
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 986 0.00 1,642-39.95
SS Classified 4,888,012 4.50 6 530 714-25.15
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia