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Russian trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in Q1 2019

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 the first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $65,053,949, up 39.06% ($18,272,589) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $26,752,661, up 245.30% ($19,004,964) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $38,301,288, down 1.88% ($732,375) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $11,548,627, a 63.09% decrease ($19,737,339) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 88th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 97th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0413% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0297% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 95th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 120th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0256% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0075% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 76th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 75th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0722% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0715% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of Russian exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 48.80% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (8.21% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 42.07% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (27.54% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.15% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (28.07% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.63% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (4.24% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.04% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (31.86% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $12,819,128;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $8,769,597;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $405,316;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $107,362;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $101,076;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $91,805;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $84,868.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,465,161;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $585,473;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $204,508;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $169,504.
Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 91,805 0.34 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11,745 0.04 19,250-38.99
10 Cereals 12,819,128 47.92 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 585,473-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 132,760 0.50 31,684319.01
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 435,837 1.63 328,47532.68
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 454,633 1.70 49,317821.86
29 Organic chemicals 68,863 0.26 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 169,504-100.00
31 Fertilizers 10,667,003 39.87 1,897,406462.19
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 17,550-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 63,634 0.24 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 58,084-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,911,909 7.15 2,116,417-9.66
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 130 0.00 816-84.07
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 2,465,161-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,540 0.01 3,13213.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,806 0.03 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 84,868 0.32 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 496-100.00
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 0 0.00 4,932-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of Russian imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 95.19% of Russia’s total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (97.45% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.68% of Russia’s total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (2.20% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,037,241.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $1,258,555;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $346,647.
Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,136 0.00 542109.59
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 725,156 1.89 1,071,803-32.34
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 25,068 0.07 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 35,709,238 93.23 36,967,793-3.40
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 39,732 0.10 99,840-60.20
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 100,660-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 218 0.00 5,299-95.89
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 2,478 0.01 248899.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,788,201 4.67 750,960138.12
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,061 0.03 36,518-72.45
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia