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Russian trade in goods with Angola in Q2 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 Angola in the second quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Angola

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Angola was $9,028,086, down 5.87% ($562,699) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $5,108,816, down 46.68% ($4,472,767) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $3,919,270, up 42,491.50% ($3,910,068) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $1,189,546, a 87.57% decrease ($8,382,835) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Angola was Russia’s 138th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 135th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0056% of Russia’s total trade (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Angola was Russia’s 133rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 119th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0051% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0087% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Angola was Russia’s 114th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 166th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0066% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0000% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Angola

The major share of Russian exports to Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 33.28% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (45.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 27.36% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (27.50% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.14% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (13.71% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.70% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.44% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (3.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (7.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - an increase of $540,938;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $495,420;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $382,890;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $274,346;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $98,164;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $85,573;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $81,778;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - an increase of $73,134;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $42,868;
  • 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 $31,289.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,101,828;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1,704,838;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $730,929;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $694,871;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $587,736;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $361,599;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $176,737;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $72,376;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $43,957;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $36,121;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $35,931;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $26,404;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $22,380.
Russia’s exports to Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
02 Meat and edible meat offal 299,553 5.86 887,289-66.24
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 108,548 2.12 35,414206.51
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 774,294 15.16 391,40497.82
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 22,380-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 730,929-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 296,106 5.80 264,81711.82
29 Organic chemicals 24,068 0.47 20,37318.14
30 Pharmaceutical products 98,164 1.92 0
31 Fertilizers 39,200 0.77 1,744,038-97.75
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 14,125 0.28 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 615,151 12.04 533,37315.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,479 0.03 37,410-96.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 309,389 6.06 35,043782.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 109 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 495,420 9.70 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 9,061 0.18 53,018-82.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 7,850-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 155 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,773 0.07 467707.92
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 2,630-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 579 0.01 72,955-99.21
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 26,404-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 87,138 1.71 263,875-66.98
74 Copper and articles thereof 289 0.01 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 36,121-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 138,645 2.71 53,072161.24
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 834 0.02 561,389.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 589,115 11.53 1,283,986-54.12
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 744,358 14.57 203,420265.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 339,634 6.65 701,233-51.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,153 0.53 2,128,981-98.72
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 87,913 1.72 45,04595.17
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,563 0.09 0

Russia’s Imports from Angola

The major share of Russian imports from Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 99.48% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.52% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $3,899,083;
  • 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) - an increase of $11,808.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Angola in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,899,083 99.48 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,725 0.04 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 11,808 0.30 0
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 9,202-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,654 0.17 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia