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

Russia’s Trade with Mozambique

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Mozambique totaled $49,585,406, up 70.51% ($20,505,398) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $46,893,493, up 88.58% ($22,027,174) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2018 were $2,691,913, down 36.12% ($1,521,776) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $44,201,580, a 114.02% increase ($23,548,950) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Mozambique was Russia’s 102nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 109th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0288% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0199% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Mozambique was Russia’s 93rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 99th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0418% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0291% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Mozambique was Russia’s 115th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 110th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0045% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0069% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Mozambique

The major share of Russian exports to Mozambique 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) - 74.77% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (78.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.84% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (17.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.86% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (4.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mozambique 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 $15,645,884;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $5,536,656;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $557,447;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $228,883.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mozambique 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 Mozambique 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 18,671 0.04 0
10 Cereals 35,041,518 74.73 19,395,63480.67
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 73,115 0.16 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,738,342 3.71 1,180,89547.21
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 6,128-100.00
31 Fertilizers 9,770,893 20.84 4,234,237130.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 35,599-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 228,883 0.49 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,208 0.02 5,040122.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,990 0.00 8,751-77.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,873 0.02 3525,251.43

Russia’s Imports from Mozambique

The major share of Russian imports from Mozambique 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) - 99.94% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (100.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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) - an increase of $395,369;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $114,917.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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) - a decrease of $1,947,876;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $85,810.
Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 114,917 4.27 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 575,550 21.38 180,181219.43
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 85,810-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,999,715 74.29 3,947,591-49.34
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 107-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 500 0.02 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 762 0.03 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 469 0.02 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia