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Russian trade with Albania in 2011

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Albania in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Albania

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Albania totaled $65,555,057, up 14.16% ($8,133,438) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Albania in 2011 totaled $57,674,228, up 7.57% ($4,060,646) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Albania in 2011 totaled $7,880,829, up 106.95% ($4,072,792) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Albania in 2011 was $49,793,399, a 0.02% decrease ($12,146) over 2010.

Albania was Russia’s 128th largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 117th in 2010), accounting for 0.0080% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0092% in 2010).

Albania was Russia’s 110th largest export market in 2011 (down from 99th in 2010), accounting for 0.0112% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0135% in 2010).

Albania was Russia’s 128th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 130th in 2010), accounting for 0.0026% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0017% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 77.63% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (50.32% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.45% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (14.41% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.51% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (12.02% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.16% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (21.49% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.15% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.74% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Albania in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $18,176,588;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $415,637.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Albania in 2011 over 2010 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 $8,228,099;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,873,405;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,006,976;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $880,000;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $301,861;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $285,890;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $221,427;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $194,316.
Russia’s exports to Albania in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
10 Cereals 44,554,428 77.25 26,377,84068.91
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 118,978-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 194,316-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 30,920 0.05 63,188-51.07
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 187,848 0.33 226,384-17.02
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 13,513-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 880,000-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,401,873 4.16 10,629,972-77.40
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 1,006,976-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 1,637-100.00
31 Fertilizers 2,516,592 4.36 5,389,997-53.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 77,446 0.13 25,992197.96
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,281 0.01 20,924-74.76
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 107-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 46,495 0.08 45,4462.31
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 33 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 70 0.00 700.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 572 0.00 4,978-88.51
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,255 0.00 4,634-72.92
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,085 0.01 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 150,223-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 301,861-100.00
72 Iron and steel 7,165,527 12.42 7,451,417-3.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,555 0.02 44,034-78.30
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 85 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,384 0.01 228,811-96.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 619,281 1.07 203,644204.10
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 22,040 0.04 175,923-87.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19,458 0.03 16,90015.14
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 35,817-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Albania

The major share of Russian imports from Albania in 2011 (and in 2010) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 83.47% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (84.96% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.92% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (12.12% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (2.04% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Albania in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,525,418;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $976,084;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $841,563;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $253,009;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $235,805;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $214,505;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $72,225;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $24,449.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Albania in 2011 over 2010 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $77,764.
Russia’s imports from Albania in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 216,106 2.74 143,88150.20
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 253,009 3.21 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17,753 0.23 14512,143.45
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 343,454 4.36 128,949166.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 40 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 424,381 5.38 188,576125.05
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 77,764-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,422 0.34 1,9731,239.18
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8,510 0.11 1,393510.91
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 16-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 12,935-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,821 0.06 8,319-42.05
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,857,609 23.57 881,525110.73
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,980,030 25.12 1,138,46773.92
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,740,783 34.78 1,215,365125.51
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 144 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 805 0.01 1,082-25.60
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 629 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 223 0.00 0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 180 0.00 0
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 0 0.00 100-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 308-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,930 0.08 7,239-18.08
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia