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Russian trade in goods with Malawi 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 Malawi in the first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $17,918,814, down 7.69% ($1,493,711) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $0, down 100.00% ($1,316,000) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $17,918,814, down 0.98% ($177,711) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $17,918,814, a 6.78% increase ($1,138,289) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Malawi was Russia’s 123rd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0114% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0123% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

There were no Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2019, while in the 1st quarter of 2018, Malawi was Russia’s 149th largest export market, accounting for 0.0013% of Russia’s total exports.

Malawi was Russia’s 88th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0338% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0331% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,316,000.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
10 Cereals 0 - 1,316,000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (99.91% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $102,880.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $311,812.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
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 23 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 47,154 0.26 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 102,880 0.57 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 17,768,017 99.16 18,079,829-1.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 53 0.00 5960.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 16,661-100.00
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 687 0.00 302,190.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia