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

Russia’s Trade with Egypt

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Egypt was $1,465,544,683, down 5.17% ($79,938,580) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $1,281,599,937, down 4.19% ($56,104,661) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $183,944,746, down 11.47% ($23,833,919) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $1,097,655,191, a 2.86% decrease ($32,270,742) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Egypt was Russia’s 23rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.9155% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.9043% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Egypt was Russia’s 19th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 18th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.2719% of Russia’s total exports (up from 1.2138% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Egypt was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 43rd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3101% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3423% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Egypt

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 20.58% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (32.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.72% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (26.68% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.27% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (5.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.81% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (8.70% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 5.88% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (22.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.55% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (1.91% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $32,632,862;
  • 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 $15,165,364.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd 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 $220,009,945;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $147,213,953;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $125,475,991;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $22,692,241;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $21,100,950;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $20,091,993;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $13,411,298;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $11,465,496;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $10,256,408;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $9,668,351;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $4,289,373.
Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8,000 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,128,018 0.17 67,0853,072.12
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 22,080 0.00 57,955-61.90
10 Cereals 191,522,382 14.94 338,736,335-43.46
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 777,720 0.06 447,81473.67
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 33,127 0.00 19,45570.27
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 68,460,464 5.34 89,561,414-23.56
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 799,247 0.06 785,8581.70
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,786 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 334-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 2,000-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 2,471,031-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 146,962-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 618,569 0.05 1,092,799-43.40
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 74,797,555 5.84 294,807,500-74.63
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,540,307 0.35 5,424,239-16.30
29 Organic chemicals 8,638,323 0.67 11,833,951-27.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 227,899 0.02 2,9337,670.17
31 Fertilizers 24,227 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 115,170 0.01 68916,615.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 51,095 0.00 51,389-0.57
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 59,444 0.00 8906,579.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6,558 0.00 90,105-92.72
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 159 0.00 1,040,000-99.98
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,924,142 0.38 6,441,167-23.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 557,360 0.04 220,298153.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 674,133 0.05 435,32054.86
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 294-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,171 0.00 67,813-98.27
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 79,753,315 6.22 93,164,613-14.40
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 44,468 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,071,284 0.55 11,360,657-37.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 411,253 0.03 11,876,749-96.54
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 345-100.00
52 Cotton 6 0.00 308-98.05
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 264-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 88-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,866 0.00 332763.25
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 18-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 20,160 0.00 1,850989.73
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 171,260 0.01 276,524-38.07
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 10 0.00 225,707-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,007-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 676,407-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 12,862 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 33,832 0.00 6,144450.65
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 3,715-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 19,051 0.00 106,261-82.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 15-100.00
72 Iron and steel 131,529,909 10.26 154,222,150-14.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,204,044 1.11 34,296,037-58.58
74 Copper and articles thereof 42,107,516 3.29 167,583,507-74.87
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,735 0.00 685299.27
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 761,124 0.06 55,1151,280.97
78 Lead and articles thereof 11 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 421 0.00 2,547-83.47
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 30,760 0.00 507,109-93.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 35,317 0.00 182,776-80.68
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 43,885,683 3.42 11,252,821290.00
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 35,692,062 2.78 20,526,69873.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,110,992 0.48 16,367,400-62.66
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,322,668 1.59 29,991,019-32.24
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 5,247-100.00
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 407,157 0.03 36,9021,003.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 67,820 0.01 12,142458.56
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,272 0.00 316302.53
SS Classified 539,908,130 42.13 31 155 4931,632.95

Russia’s Imports from Egypt

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 87.99% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (88.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.87% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (3.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.26% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (2.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.11% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (4.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $3,789,841;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,361,879;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $721,019.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $12,788,960;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $12,348,310;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1,485,802;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,368,599;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $717,885;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $643,406.
Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 145,152 0.08 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 31 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 86,424,538 46.98 99,213,498-12.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 68,134,045 37.04 80,482,355-15.34
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 151,737 0.08 287,223-47.17
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,678,313 0.91 1,341,37825.12
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 400 0.00 84,900.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 92,840 0.05 127,046-26.92
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 15-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 1,371-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 528,257 0.29 1,246,142-57.61
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,409,582 2.40 619,741611.52
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 257,441 0.14 100,307156.65
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 1,527-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 26,405 0.01 17,40051.75
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,323,035 0.72 602,016119.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 322,578 0.18 462,118-30.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 1,134-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 199,218-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,577,843 1.40 1,215,964112.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 155,225 0.08 257,859-39.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,880 0.01 655,286-98.19
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 2,063,419 1.12 1,844,50611.87
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 185,898 0.10 682,268-72.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 296,386 0.16 761,512-61.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 699,543 0.38 459,05152.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 18,215-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 16,532 0.01 36,024-54.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 24 0.00 0
52 Cotton 7,728 0.00 7,738-0.13
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 19,475 0.01 2,075838.55
54 Man-made filaments 162,649 0.09 201,543-19.30
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 110,063-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 17,703-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 858,587 0.47 812,6305.66
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 16,695 0.01 1,3481,138.50
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,587,133 0.86 2,955,732-46.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,997,059 1.63 4,482,861-33.14
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 64,525 0.04 456,625-85.87
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 1,138-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 929 0.00 936-0.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 82,296 0.04 130,898-37.13
69 Ceramic products 764,141 0.42 436,67174.99
70 Glass and glassware 289,469 0.16 49,726482.13
72 Iron and steel 145 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 369,573 0.20 208,68377.10
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 6,912-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 296 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 13 0.00 1030.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 112,709 0.06 58,83291.58
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 6,919,786 3.76 7,070,367-2.13
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 44,863 0.02 86,106-47.90
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 43,425 0.02 7,434484.14
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 37,704 0.02 7764,758.76
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,596 0.00 38,676-90.70
SS Classified 60,846 0.03 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia