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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $16,334,832, down 0.97% ($159,179) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $13,903, down 99.42% ($2,400,097) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2019 totaled $16,320,929, up 15.92% ($2,240,918) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $16,307,026, a 39.78% increase ($4,641,015) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Malawi was Russia’s 127th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 125th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0102% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0097% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Malawi was Russia’s 183rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 144th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0022% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Malawi was Russia’s 91st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 89th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0275% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0232% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 84.29% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.51% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.20% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malawi 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 $11,719;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,600;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $584.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,414,000.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
10 Cereals 0 0.00 2,414,000-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,600 11.51 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 584 4.20 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,719 84.29 0

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 99.99% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,147,288;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $92,878.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malawi 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 Malawi 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 534,676 3.28 441,79821.02
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 15,785,421 96.72 13,638,13315.74
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 1-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 378 0.00 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 393 0.00 79397.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 61 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia