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

Russia’s Trade with Nigeria

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Nigeria totaled $243,773,203, up 176.40% ($155,577,545) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $233,380,948, up 184.35% ($151,307,144) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $10,392,255, up 69.76% ($4,270,401) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $222,988,693, a 193.59% increase ($147,036,743) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Nigeria was Russia’s 72nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 89th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1426% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0631% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Nigeria was Russia’s 57th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 74th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2118% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0977% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Nigeria was Russia’s 95th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 101st in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0171% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0110% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Nigeria

The major share of Russian exports to Nigeria 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) - 50.04% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (60.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.66% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (17.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (4.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.57% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (2.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.21% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (4.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.02% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (0.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $66,802,148;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $31,567,040;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,173,610;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1,365,727;
  • 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 $1,060,197;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $980,277;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $726,600.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2,255,704;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,772,738.
Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 553,163 0.24 104,684428.41
10 Cereals 116,188,103 49.78 49,385,955135.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 51,411 0.02 51,3750.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 14,931-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 45,875,892 19.66 14,308,852220.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,356,597 0.58 296,400357.69
29 Organic chemicals 246,746 0.11 173,34042.35
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 2,255,704-100.00
31 Fertilizers 751,500 0.32 619,09221.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,511,007 0.65 145,280940.07
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 21,500 0.01 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 262,049-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 599,757 0.26 47,9381,151.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 36,996 0.02 97,621-62.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,068 0.01 10612,228.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 72,800 0.03 105,842-31.22
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 333,337 0.14 543,795-38.70
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,255,650 1.39 1,082,040200.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 655-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 907 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,572 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,016 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 8,990 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12,042 0.01 15,120-20.36
72 Iron and steel 2,172,723 0.93 3,945,461-44.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 662,501 0.28 2,69724,464.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 571-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 20 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 254 0.00 502-49.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 817,772 0.35 91,172796.96
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 296,685 0.13 1,66617,708.22
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 295,548 0.13 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 980,277 0.42 0
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 1,245 0.00 0
SS Classified 57,261,869 24.54 8 520 956572.01

Russia’s Imports from Nigeria

The major share of Russian imports from Nigeria 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) - 95.36% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (99.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.57% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (0.71% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Nigeria 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 $3,731,300;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $430,999;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $167,550.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Nigeria 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) - a decrease of $61,954.
Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 2,360-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7,559 0.07 7,3782.45
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,307 0.01 63,261-97.93
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 80,128 0.77 71,51212.05
10 Cereals 120 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,780 0.02 4,019-55.71
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,776,926 17.10 1,609,37610.41
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 130 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 481 0.00 3,115-84.56
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8,032,572 77.29 4,301,27286.75
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 3,789 0.04 2,52949.82
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,238 0.01 1,658-25.33
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 38-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,658 0.04 1,058245.75
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,521 0.02 2,21413.87
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 176 0.00 262-32.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 472,277 4.54 41,2781,044.14
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 489-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 855 0.01 385122.08
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 5,946 0.06 9,600-38.06
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 50-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 791 0.01 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 1 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia