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Russian trade with Cote d’Ivoire in 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 Cote d’Ivoire in 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $243,625,989, up 3.63% ($8,545,148) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 were $52,819,136, down 3.30% ($1,803,427) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 totaled $190,806,853, up 5.73% ($10,348,575) from 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 was $137,987,717, a 9.66% increase ($12,152,002) over 2017.

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 96th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 95th in 2017), accounting for 0.0354% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0403% in 2017).

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 118th largest export market in 2018 (down from 115th in 2017), accounting for 0.0117% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0153% in 2017).

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 73rd largest supplier in 2018 (down from 71st in 2017), accounting for 0.0801% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0795% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of Russian exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 48.28% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (30.54% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 25.54% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (47.45% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.39% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (2.34% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.28% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (10.12% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.97% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.92% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.45% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (7.40% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $8,283,584;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $5,254,295;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $722,527;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $523,506.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $12,028,690;
  • 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 $3,577,765;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $384,917;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $354,825;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $260,591;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $175,291.
Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
02 Meat and edible meat offal 118,800 0.22 68,36573.77
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 81,047 0.15 58,23739.17
10 Cereals 23,876,079 45.20 15,592,49553.13
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 643,882 1.22 904,473-28.81
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 780,702 1.48 58,1751,241.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,570,221 2.97 1,046,71550.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 362,475 0.69 364,850-0.65
29 Organic chemicals 66,291 0.13 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 982,871 1.86 1,367,788-28.14
31 Fertilizers 11,950,125 22.62 23,978,815-50.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 110,712 0.21 86128,634.88
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 0 0.00 698-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 15,193-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,791 0.03 13,10435.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 314 0.00 175,605-99.82
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 90-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 129,123 0.24 111,58615.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,302,089 10.04 5,415,115-2.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 436 0.00 1,100-60.36
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 243-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 600-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 80,492-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 682-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 785-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,092 0.02 26,469-58.09
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 75-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 56 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 154-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 396 0.00 23866.39
72 Iron and steel 6,522,377 12.35 1,268,082414.35
73 Articles of iron or steel 17,445 0.03 2,653557.56
74 Copper and articles thereof 433 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,783 0.01 6,999-45.95
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 33 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 105,910 0.20 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 5,965 0.01 3,583,730-99.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 101,092 0.19 455,917-77.83
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 24,523 0.05 17713,754.80
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 23,112 0.04 5,309335.34
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 17,443-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9,961 0.02 2539,744.00

Russia’s Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of Russian imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 96.93% of Russia’s total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (97.18% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.87% of Russia’s total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (2.66% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $7,889,929;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,753,139.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,370 0.00 2,2853.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,267,209 2.24 2,514,07069.73
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,912 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 33,859-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 43,272-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 180,668,221 94.69 172,778,2924.57
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 416-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 99,840 0.05 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 100,660 0.05 9,700937.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 16,260 0.01 10,84749.90
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 1,055 0.00 3,126-66.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,350,810 2.80 4,780,74611.92
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 296,884 0.16 275,0157.95
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 632 0.00 6,650-90.50
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia