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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Morocco was $280,490,190, down 5.11% ($15,104,272) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $173,193,223, down 7.32% ($13,670,236) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $107,296,967, down 1.32% ($1,434,036) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $65,896,256, a 15.66% decrease ($12,236,200) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Morocco was Russia’s 65th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 66th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1752% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1730% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Morocco was Russia’s 60th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (up from 63rd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1719% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1696% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Morocco was Russia’s 59th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1809% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1791% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 33.47% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (49.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 27.05% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (8.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 26.12% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (38.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.09% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (2.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $30,169,791;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $13,124,228;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $7,625,459;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,759,531;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,911,005;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $790,305.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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 $42,090,292;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $29,530,020;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $819,498.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
01 Live animals 0 0.00 500-100.00
10 Cereals 46,737,117 26.99 16,567,326182.10
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 11,347 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,184 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 94,110 0.05 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 24,312-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 32,825-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 32,759-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,852 0.01 8,87244.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7,795,000 4.50 169,5414,497.71
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 50,171,228 28.97 92,261,520-45.62
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 36,994,315 21.36 66,524,335-44.39
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 52,400-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,831,538 2.79 1,920,533151.57
31 Fertilizers 1,337,391 0.77 2,156,889-37.99
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 235,930 0.14 152,39054.82
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,513 0.00 48,652-82.50
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 725 0.00 833-12.97
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 56,991 0.03 1,7003,252.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,700,217 0.98 909,91286.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 70,728 0.04 33,802109.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 438-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 157,954 0.09 82,08792.42
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 35,864 0.02 285,459-87.44
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,336,915 0.77 1,241,0267.73
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,084 0.00 1,688-35.78
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 50-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 100-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,345 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 21-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 9,793 0.01 2489,550.00
70 Glass and glassware 14,715 0.01 4043,542.33
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,579 0.00 8,026-30.49
72 Iron and steel 7,496,543 4.33 3,737,012100.60
73 Articles of iron or steel 325,991 0.19 61,965426.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 2 0.00 1,851-99.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13,124,228 7.58 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3 0.00 145-97.93
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 29,218 0.02 103,926-71.89
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 68,651 0.04 48,31342.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 258,813 0.15 255,8371.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 160,696 0.09 9,7671,545.30
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 20,081 0.01 1,958925.59
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 50,824 0.03 116,706-56.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 137 0.00 7,577-98.19
SS Classified 32,601 0.02 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 52.59% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (54.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 26.49% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (25.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.96% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (6.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.01% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (7.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the 2nd 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 $7,227,345;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3,549,635;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,527,917;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,426,150;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $911,571;
  • 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 $564,926;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $548,118;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $460,164.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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 $7,223,575;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $6,089,380;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2,259,099;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $509,705;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $411,449.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,806,240 2.62 3,217,689-12.79
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 17,299 0.02 37,016-53.27
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,216 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 16,984,528 15.83 24,208,103-29.84
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 35,678,327 33.25 28,450,98225.40
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 22,607 0.02 9,937127.50
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 122,788 0.11 142,391-13.77
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 163,677 0.15 384,647-57.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 56,752 0.05 92,277-38.50
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 113,450 0.11 195,876-42.08
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 25,762-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 296,031 0.28 362,076-18.24
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 85,630 0.08 75,96112.73
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 74,031 0.07 2,333,130-96.83
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 912,845 0.85 1,27471,551.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 22,608 0.02 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 136 0.00 19615.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 442,829 0.41 517,197-14.38
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 1,030 0.00 412,412.20
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 41 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 167,751 0.16 193,172-13.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 144,139 0.13 324,274-55.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 42,343 0.04 76,387-44.57
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,802 0.01 12,647-46.22
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 47 0.00 303-84.49
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,659 0.01 14,562-61.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 400-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 25,011 0.02 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 206-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 147 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 23,892 0.02 4,656413.14
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 60,092 0.06 64,348-6.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 1,774-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 23,025 0.02 9,378145.52
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,588,126 5.21 5,874,139-4.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 21,346,276 19.89 19,920,1267.16
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,310 0.00 39,109-86.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,317,634 1.23 1,827,339-27.89
65 Headgear and parts thereof 36,924 0.03 7,486393.24
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 21,926 0.02 19,28913.67
69 Ceramic products 754,171 0.70 294,007156.51
70 Glass and glassware 3,330 0.00 2,32942.98
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 1,649-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,898,345 1.77 1,350,22740.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 251,355 0.23 6,340,735-96.04
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 190 0.00 1,069-82.23
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,915 0.01 5,75820.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,085 0.00 997309.73
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,765,069 1.65 237,152644.28
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 2,599,757 2.42 2,034,83127.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,461,734 7.89 4,912,09972.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,138 0.00 1,023206.74
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 196-100.00
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 1,184 0.00 213,882-99.45
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,693 0.01 2,078173.97
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,130 0.00 986318.86
SS Classified 4,920,702 4.59 4 888 0120.67
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia