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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Morocco was $379,106,929, down 27.84% ($146,246,817) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $169,870,164, down 46.90% ($150,010,744) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $209,236,765, up 1.83% ($3,763,927) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade balance with Morocco went from a surplus of $114,408,070 in the 1st quarter of 2018, to a deficit of $39,366,601 in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Morocco was Russia’s 58th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 46th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2408% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3333% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Morocco was Russia’s 61st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 46th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1627% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3105% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Morocco was Russia’s 40th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 41st in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3945% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3763% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 41.47% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (69.93% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 30.09% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (19.49% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.40% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (9.38% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.28% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (0.88% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.07% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (0.23% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • 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 $22,156,962;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,766,137;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $761,444;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $723,249;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $535,507.

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $150,311,581;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $11,991,471;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $9,747,369;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,925,593;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,630,945.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 39,300 0.02 0
10 Cereals 50,754,567 29.88 50,031,3181.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 11,991,471-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 102,500 0.06 177,094-42.12
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 28,721-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 167,032 0.10 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 33,118 0.02 101,262-67.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13,720 0.01 7,77976.37
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 306,714 0.18 3,232,307-90.51
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 70,144,826 41.29 220,456,407-68.18
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 37,350,130 21.99 15,193,168145.84
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 184,074-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 100 0.00 488,000-99.98
31 Fertilizers 2,162,231 1.27 11,909,600-81.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 168,116 0.10 168,784-0.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 48,680-100.00
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 1,010-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,560 0.00 205,581-97.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,743,833 1.03 1,766,310-1.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,168 0.01 42,673-71.49
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 18-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 809,858 0.48 48,4141,572.78
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 68,437 0.04 287,519-76.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 941,397 0.55 405,890131.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 651 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 25-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 9-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,089 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 29-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 123-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 275-100.00
69 Ceramic products 2,604 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 302 0.00 9,022-96.65
72 Iron and steel 1,104,025 0.65 2,734,970-59.63
73 Articles of iron or steel 697 0.00 56,527-98.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 197-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,776,206 1.63 10,06927,471.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 393-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 439-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,482 0.00 29,224-88.09
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 7,383 0.00 133,070-94.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,075 0.01 82,137-87.73
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 6,614-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 105,874 0.06 38,783172.99
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 2,922-100.00
SS Classified 1,034,169 0.61 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 78.44% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (71.38% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 14.77% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (15.17% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.87% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (7.38% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.77% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.52% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (2.58% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $45,062,198;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $3,688,666;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,906,948.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $28,009,483;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $9,809,636;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $3,817,098;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,983,262.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,693,554 1.77 1,786,606106.74
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 34,869 0.02 19,23181.32
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 40,056,421 19.14 68,065,904-41.15
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 119,177,287 56.96 74,115,08960.80
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17,442 0.01 2,533588.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 157,747 0.08 45,455247.04
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 165,983 0.08 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 88,075 0.04 136,204-35.34
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 488,234 0.23 355,27037.43
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 114,480 0.05 65,75574.10
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 56,294 0.03 8226,748.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,109 0.00 276301.81
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 81,200 0.04 2,064,462-96.07
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,733 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,693,926 1.77 5,26070,126.73
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 207-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 484 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 840,570 0.40 394,851112.88
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 21,898 0.01 5963,574.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 177,561 0.08 305,397-41.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 237,407 0.11 398,458-40.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 92,829 0.04 118,195-21.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,886 0.01 34,984-68.88
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 161 0.00 7,276-97.79
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,509 0.00 36,349-76.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 400 0.00 870-54.02
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 4,133-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 218 0.00 502-56.57
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 62,508 0.03 14,231339.24
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4,559 0.00 2,71567.92
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 30,980 0.01 5061,860.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,116,662 2.45 5,563,802-8.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 17,715,061 8.47 17,993,994-1.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 62,907 0.03 61,2512.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,882,409 3.77 7,502,3455.07
65 Headgear and parts thereof 26,559 0.01 19,97532.96
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,898 0.00 4,08368.94
69 Ceramic products 348,659 0.17 386,563-9.81
70 Glass and glassware 2,536 0.00 839202.26
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 43 0.00 13,803-99.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,075,492 0.51 1,471,392-26.91
74 Copper and articles thereof 51 0.00 3,817,149-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 13,069-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,392 0.00 6,247-45.70
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 308 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10,681 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 405,641 0.19 84,178381.88
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 2,498,540 1.19 2,186,10114.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,091,160 1.48 12,900,796-76.04
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,478 0.00 1,169197.52
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 25,821 0.01 163,321-84.19
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 153 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,533 0.00 729247.46
SS Classified 1,639,457 0.78 5 300 351-69.07
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia