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Russian trade in goods with Angola in Q3 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 Angola in the third quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Angola

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Angola was $16,598,701, down 36.89% ($9,700,644) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were $16,509,776, down 37.20% ($9,781,514) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $88,925, up 1,003.97% ($80,870) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $16,420,851, a 37.52% decrease ($9,862,384) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Angola was Russia’s 128th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 110th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0096% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0180% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Angola was Russia’s 111th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 96th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0147% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0308% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Angola was Russia’s 148th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 174th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0000% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Angola

The major share of Russian exports to Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 45.02% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (30.91% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.69% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.40% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (21.17% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.57% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (5.46% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.27% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (19.35% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.66% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.50% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $3,361,131;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $644,403;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $309,097;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $287,310;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $136,384;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $77,137;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $69,448.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,476,436;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,350,253;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,495,047;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $693,913;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $461,753;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $353,612;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $287,356;
  • 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 $150,446.
Russia’s exports to Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 228,036 1.38 91,652148.81
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 34,212 0.21 41,813-18.18
10 Cereals 3,361,131 20.36 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 287,310 1.74 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,744,464 10.57 1,435,36721.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 461,753-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 9,077-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 3,476,436-100.00
31 Fertilizers 664,044 4.02 951,400-30.20
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 219,347 1.33 149,89946.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 52,499 0.32 16,449219.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 99,389 0.60 22,252346.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 58-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 394-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,432,209 45.02 8,126,122-8.54
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 20,458-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 53,348 0.32 59,664-10.59
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 3,910-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 15,992-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 150 0.00 416-63.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 10,413-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 5,330-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 2,239-100.00
69 Ceramic products 2,464 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 6,056-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,388 0.03 0
72 Iron and steel 27,409 0.17 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 24,044 0.15 377,656-93.63
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 157-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,013 0.04 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 50,802 0.31 14,822242.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 595-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 572,359 3.47 2,922,612-80.42
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 246,477 1.49 396,923-37.90
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,247,677 7.56 603,274106.82
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 1,639-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 145,420 0.88 1,640,467-91.14
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 5,584 0.03 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 878-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 5 425 117-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Angola

The major share of Russian imports from Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 58.48% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (11.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 39.94% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.48% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (88.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $31,123;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $21,855;
  • 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 $19,939;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $13,662;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1,312.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $7,164.
Russia’s imports from Angola in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
01 Live animals 21,855 24.58 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 13,662 15.36 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 7,164-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 81 0.09 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,312 1.48 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 31,123 35.00 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 20,830 23.42 8912,237.82
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 51 0.06 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 11 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia