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

Russia’s Trade with Egypt

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Egypt was $1,359,171,318, down 18.39% ($306,261,202) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were $1,315,854,342, down 18.05% ($289,815,131) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were $43,316,976, down 27.52% ($16,446,071) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $1,272,537,366, a 17.68% decrease ($273,369,060) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Egypt was Russia’s 26th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 20th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.7899% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.1392% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Egypt was Russia’s 21st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 16th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.1728% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.8811% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Egypt was Russia’s 75th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 65th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0723% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0983% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Egypt

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 41.41% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (24.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 19.79% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (11.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 12.40% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (4.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 11.65% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (5.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.61% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (19.77% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.75% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (1.39% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Egypt 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 $134,496,641;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $88,006,749;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $59,812,463;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $56,825,721;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $37,134,127;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $29,454,759;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $16,314,866;
  • 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 $12,249,308;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $12,199,240;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $5,047,751.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $273,156,904;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $20,170,303;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $8,677,042;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - a decrease of $6,841,106.
Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 174,177-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 118,256 0.01 419,729-71.83
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 41,450 0.00 193,128-78.54
10 Cereals 487,237,959 37.03 352,741,31838.13
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 553,016 0.04 802,475-31.09
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,382 0.00 54,955-97.49
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 56,193,608 4.27 26,738,849110.16
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 741,126 0.06 588,19026.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 837,047-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 8,677,042-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,397,901 0.11 770,88781.34
26 Ores, slag and ash 7,557,598 0.57 8,097,843-6.67
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 154,159,698 11.72 66,152,949133.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,913,670 0.22 2,704,5037.73
29 Organic chemicals 7,233,908 0.55 5,365,86334.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 81,847 0.01 93,388-12.36
31 Fertilizers 843,679 0.06 137,663512.86
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 117 0.00 8,997-98.70
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,620 0.00 26,015-78.40
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 89 0.00 42,125.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 156 0.00 23,389-99.33
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 6,841,106-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,384,520 0.71 4,336,769116.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,762,659 0.13 1,713,6332.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 766,286 0.06 1,136,362-32.57
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 693 0.00 2,616-73.51
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 130,069,396 9.88 73,243,67577.58
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 150,258 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,058,503 0.61 6,414,68725.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15,025,194 1.14 2,825,954431.69
52 Cotton 52 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 73 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 22 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,185 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 741-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 33-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 237,550 0.02 188,41426.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 434 0.00 104,240.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 2,048-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 46,370 0.00 13035,569.23
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 655,579-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 79,987 0.01 25,999207.65
72 Iron and steel 217,759,767 16.55 157,947,30437.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,204,567 1.69 5,889,701277.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 20,189,789 1.53 16,349,00223.49
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 268-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 115,048 0.01 11,007945.23
78 Lead and articles thereof 101 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 33 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 416 0.00 6,876-93.95
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,097 0.00 101,245-93.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 115,272 0.01 38130,155.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 46,753,576 3.55 9,619,449386.03
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 20,398,214 1.55 8,148,906150.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,675,996 0.36 277,832,900-98.32
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 240,975 0.02 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,686,423 0.13 21,856,726-92.28
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 9,119 0.00 19,213-52.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,637 0.00 286472.38
SS Classified 97,029,050 7.37 535 890 042-81.89

Russia’s Imports from Egypt

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 45.29% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (52.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.54% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (13.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 16.49% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (18.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.26% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (11.91% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.65% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (2.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1,825,280;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $316,936;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $312,135;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $178,979.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $9,469,545;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $3,040,555;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2,446,742;
  • 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 $976,123;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $729,684;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $597,414;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $510,957;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $494,793;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $381,383;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $375,416;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $187,093;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $161,117;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $153,102.
Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 76,926 0.18 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,827,678 6.53 5,868,233-51.81
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 11,679,492 26.96 21,149,037-44.78
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 210,850 0.49 266,045-20.75
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,161,157 2.68 1,655,950-29.88
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 7 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 69,496 0.16 130,027-46.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 915 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 742,719 1.71 903,836-17.83
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,119,421 4.89 294,141620.55
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 698,994 1.61 852,096-17.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 14,804 0.03 33,393-55.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 40 0.00 200-80.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 17,550 0.04 17,3501.15
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,159,692 2.68 1,112,3594.26
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 419,623 0.97 404,0423.86
29 Organic chemicals 35,556 0.08 410,972-91.35
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,842,161 6.56 2,775,8552.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 231,521 0.53 130,17877.85
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 314,088 0.73 825,045-61.93
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 1,144,784 2.64 1,025,01611.68
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 769,416 1.78 765,0570.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 781,829 1.80 781,3940.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 492,225 1.14 402,98122.15
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 11,523-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 727-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 806 0.00 1,179-31.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 48,076 0.11 20,677132.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23 0.00 1,935-98.81
52 Cotton 90,240 0.21 27,509228.04
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 5,013-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 65,034 0.15 23,557176.07
55 Man-made staple fibers 702 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 12,914 0.03 16,888-23.53
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 541,456 1.25 1,138,870-52.46
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 68,550 0.16 3,0062,180.44
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,731,517 4.00 2,461,201-29.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,396,212 10.15 6,842,954-35.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 151,222 0.35 532,605-71.61
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 81,605 0.19 13,216517.47
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,604 0.01 3,08316.90
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 55,420 0.13 76,912-27.94
69 Ceramic products 613,221 1.42 296,285106.97
70 Glass and glassware 369,242 0.85 57,107546.58
72 Iron and steel 2,465 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 36,250 0.08 58,829-38.38
74 Copper and articles thereof 795 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,196-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 338 0.00 23245.69
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 64 0.00 1,640-96.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 36 0.00 352.86
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 50,932 0.12 238,025-78.60
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 6,861,305 15.84 7,837,428-12.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 62,727 0.14 122,445-48.77
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 188,508 0.44 9,5291,878.26
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 68,940 0.16 54,56526.34
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 62-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,828 0.01 101,607-96.23
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia