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Russian trade with Mozambique 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 Mozambique in 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Mozambique

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Mozambique totaled $114,800,813, up 24.36% ($22,488,695) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Mozambique in 2018 totaled $95,364,857, up 34.46% ($24,439,286) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Mozambique in 2018 were $19,435,956, down 9.12% ($1,950,591) from 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mozambique in 2018 was $75,928,901, a 53.27% increase ($26,389,877) over 2017.

Mozambique was Russia’s 120th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 114th in 2017), accounting for 0.0167% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0158% in 2017).

Mozambique was Russia’s 106th largest export market in 2018 (just as in 2017), accounting for 0.0212% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0199% in 2017).

Mozambique was Russia’s 107th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 104th in 2017), accounting for 0.0082% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0094% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Mozambique

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 71.25% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (70.84% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.91% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (24.52% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.67% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (4.44% in 2017).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $17,272,862;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $3,547,407;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $2,183,253;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $584,701;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $402,917.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Mozambique 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 402,917 0.42 0
10 Cereals 67,515,698 70.80 50,242,83634.38
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 31,470 0.03 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 204-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 73,115 0.08 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,333,268 5.59 3,150,01569.31
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 18,415 0.02 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,061 0.00 6,128-66.37
31 Fertilizers 20,868,809 21.88 17,321,40220.48
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 62,799-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,080 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,990 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 228,884 0.24 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 21,821 0.02 8,141168.04
72 Iron and steel 27,034 0.03 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 34,898 0.04 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 22,904 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 718,712 0.75 134,011436.31
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 6,346 0.01 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6,771 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 46,664 0.05 35133,225.71

Russia’s Imports from Mozambique

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 98.79% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (99.96% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.11% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (0.00% in 2017).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,500,350;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $216,508;
  • 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 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $3,546,807;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $244,907.
Russia’s imports from Mozambique in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 114,917 0.59 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 50 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,560,629 13.17 1,060,279141.51
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 244,907-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 16,525,492 85.03 20,072,299-17.67
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 216,508 1.11 0
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 107-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 3,434-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 500 0.00 4,389-88.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,712 0.01 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 3,001 0.02 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,132-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12,147 0.06 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia