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

Russia’s Trade with Nigeria

In the 2nd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Nigeria was $65,209,199, down 73.25% ($178,564,004) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $61,548,599, down 73.63% ($171,832,349) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2019 were $3,660,600, down 64.78% ($6,731,655) from the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2019 was $57,887,999, a 74.04% decrease ($165,100,694) over the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Nigeria was Russia’s 91st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 72nd in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0407% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1426% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Nigeria was Russia’s 82nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 57th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0611% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2118% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Nigeria was Russia’s 116th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2019 (down from 95th in the 2nd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0062% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0171% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Nigeria

The major share of Russian exports to Nigeria 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) - 21.72% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (19.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.45% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (1.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.10% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (1.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.46% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (1.02% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.37% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (1.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.46% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (50.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,776,850;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,701,918;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,901,365;
  • 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 $225,505;
  • 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 $219,564.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Nigeria 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 $116,188,071;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $32,505,794;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,623,887;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $814,296;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $751,500;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $575,030;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $541,108;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $393,925;
  • 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 $324,629;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $295,548;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $278,736;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $246,746;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $245,112.
Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2019
over Q2 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 159,238 0.26 553,163-71.21
10 Cereals 32 0.00 116,188,103-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 50,295 0.08 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 54,596 0.09 51,4116.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,259 0.03 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,370,098 21.72 45,875,892-70.86
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,031,968 1.68 1,356,597-23.93
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 246,746-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,701,918 6.01 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 751,500-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 696,711 1.13 1,511,007-53.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,500 0.01 21,500-74.42
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 41,569 0.07 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 58,649 0.10 599,757-90.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 805 0.00 36,996-97.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 65,756 0.11 13,068403.18
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 154,243 0.25 72,800111.87
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 54,601 0.09 333,337-83.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 631,763 1.03 3,255,650-80.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 40 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9,229 0.01 907917.53
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 73,533 0.12 1,5724,577.67
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,016-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 8,990-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 12,042-100.00
72 Iron and steel 6,949,573 11.29 2,172,723219.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 87,471 0.14 662,501-86.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 848 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 93 0.00 20365.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,463 0.02 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 254-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,719,137 4.42 817,772232.51
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 522,190 0.85 296,68576.01
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 295,548-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 735,165 1.19 980,277-25.00
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 220,809 0.36 1,24517,635.66
SS Classified 30,123,039 48.94 57 261 869-47.39

Russia’s Imports from Nigeria

The major share of Russian imports from Nigeria 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) - 95.53% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (95.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.24% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (4.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Nigeria 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 $264,177;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $42,622;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $11,097.

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $6,112,658;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $625,334;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $322,237.
Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
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 3,179 0.09 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18,656 0.51 7,559146.81
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 265,484 7.25 1,30720,212.47
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 122,750 3.35 80,12853.19
10 Cereals 0 0.00 120-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,593 0.10 1,780101.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,151,592 31.46 1,776,926-35.19
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 130-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,376 0.12 481809.77
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,919,914 52.45 8,032,572-76.10
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,890 0.08 3,789-23.73
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,931 0.11 1,238217.53
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 679 0.02 3,658-81.44
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,340 0.12 2,52172.15
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 948 0.03 176438.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 150,040 4.10 472,277-68.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 520 0.01 855-39.18
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7,571 0.21 5,94627.33
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 137 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 791-100.00
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 0 0.00 1-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia