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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Malawi totaled $25,826,749, up 68.10% ($10,462,625) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $4,291,658, up 397.58% ($3,429,158) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $21,535,091, up 48.50% ($7,033,467) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $17,243,433, a 26.43% increase ($3,604,309) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Malawi was Russia’s 119th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 127th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0150% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0105% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Malawi was Russia’s 137th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 151st in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0038% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0010% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Malawi was Russia’s 88th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 93rd in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0360% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0238% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (100.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malawi 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 $3,429,158.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Malawi 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
10 Cereals 4,291,658 100.00 862,500397.58

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (99.88% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $6,775,209;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $295,883.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Malawi 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
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8 0.00 714.29
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 54,325-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 769,415 3.57 473,53262.48
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 33,739 0.16 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 20,731,908 96.27 13,956,69948.54
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 17,018-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 4 0.00 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 17 0.00 18-5.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 25-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia