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Russian trade with Algeria 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 Algeria in 2011: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $2,486,908,927, up 86.00% ($1,149,889,371) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2011 totaled $2,484,286,578, up 89.70% ($1,174,707,962) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2011 were $2,622,349, down 90.44% ($24,818,591) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in 2011 was $2,481,664,229, a 93.56% increase ($1,199,526,553) over 2010.

Algeria was Russia’s 43rd largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 51st in 2010), accounting for 0.3024% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2136% in 2010).

Algeria was Russia’s 31st largest export market in 2011 (up from 42nd in 2010), accounting for 0.4808% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3298% in 2010).

Algeria was Russia’s 137th largest supplier in 2011 (down from 100th in 2010), accounting for 0.0009% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0120% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.03% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (65.95% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.44% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (0.01% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.41% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (0.97% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.34% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.21% in 2010).

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

  • 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 $92,532,865;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $60,381,362;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $44,548,042;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $40,650,158;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $27,012,781;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $10,889,812.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $295,656,646;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $9,998,003.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 223,584-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 39,578-100.00
10 Cereals 975,600 0.04 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,200,013 0.21 4,943,1505.20
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 75,038 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 33 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 2,558,977-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 36 0.00 9300.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 60,507,533 2.44 126,17147,856.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 430,468 0.02 60,481611.74
29 Organic chemicals 28,464 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 773 0.00 710,942.86
31 Fertilizers 162,369 0.01 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 117,180 0.00 18,185544.38
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 485 0.00 100385.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 50 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3,269,184 0.13 172,0001,800.69
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 254 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 198,252 0.01 381,716-48.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,865,875 0.08 548,483240.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,824,575 0.07 116,6381,464.31
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,575,009 0.14 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 91,690 0.00 4,9221,762.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,027,679 0.12 489,901518.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,396,800 0.22 15,394,803-64.94
52 Cotton 18,834 0.00 3356,972.73
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 73 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 45,894 0.00 30015,198.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,821 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,592,913 0.18 122,4543,650.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 33,851 0.00 22153,768.18
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 200-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 902,867 0.04 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,484,851 0.14 76,7894,438.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 489,301 0.02 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 167,956 0.01 4,2283,872.47
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 133-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 75,935 0.00 97,827-22.38
72 Iron and steel 36,022,211 1.45 9,009,430299.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,452,291 0.46 562,4791,936.04
74 Copper and articles thereof 539,976 0.02 6,4968,212.44
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6,294 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,151,373 0.13 13,60223,068.45
78 Lead and articles thereof 4,430 0.00 2851,454.39
80 Tin and articles thereof 513 0.00 597-14.07
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 35,373 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,746,162 0.31 3,081,662151.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 822,104 0.03 2,95827,692.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 83,011,135 3.34 38,463,093115.82
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 251,994,520 10.14 159,461,65558.03
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 116,836,020 4.70 116,471,4570.31
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 228,085,274 9.18 523,741,920-56.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 66,218,968 2.67 25,568,810158.98
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 29,101 0.00 12,700129.14
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 771,564 0.03 73,772945.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 14,883 0.00 4,407237.71
SS Classified 1,580,979,730 63.64 407 722 602287.76

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 71.07% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (1.93% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.46% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (68.46% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.71% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.37% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.76% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (1.53% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (1.69% in 2010).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (15.82% in 2010).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,465,922;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $175,898;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $66,209.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $11,545,617;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,005,574;
  • 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) - a decrease of $3,041,115;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,851,902;
  • Clocks and watches and parts thereof (HS code 91) - a decrease of $1,433,870;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $810,016;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $464,696;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $360,564;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $312,372;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $191,047;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $101,377;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $40,097;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $23,828;
  • 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) - a decrease of $14,531;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $12,143;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $9,219.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
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 66,209 2.52 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,790,982 68.30 325,060450.97
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 9,219-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,447 0.25 4,61039.85
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 191,047-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 175,898 6.71 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 101,377-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 40,097-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 464,696-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,204-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 46,254 1.76 58,397-20.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 360,564-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 352-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 2,318-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 4,005,574-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 312,372-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 23,828-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 514,001 19.60 12,059,618-95.74
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 882 0.03 3,041,997-99.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 810,016-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 21,658 0.83 2,873,560-99.25
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,433,870-100.00
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 0 0.00 14,531-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 14 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 306 633-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia