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

Russia’s Trade with Angola

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Angola totaled $47,695,626, up 359.64% ($37,318,966) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Angola in 2011 totaled $47,601,458, up 360.31% ($37,260,180) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Angola in 2011 totaled $94,168, up 166.15% ($58,786) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Angola in 2011 was $47,507,290, a 360.97% increase ($37,201,394) over 2010.

Angola was Russia’s 133rd largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 149th in 2010), accounting for 0.0058% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0017% in 2010).

Angola was Russia’s 113th largest export market in 2011 (up from 131st in 2010), accounting for 0.0092% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0026% in 2010).

Angola was Russia’s 177th largest supplier in 2011 (down from 171st in 2010), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Angola

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 45.76% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (44.66% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 39.63% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.09% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.25% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (43.05% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.54% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (1.40% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.52% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (6.83% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.11% of Russia’s total exports to Angola (0.00% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Angola 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) - an increase of $18,856,458;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $14,100,621;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,964,781;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,118,168;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $577,108;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $488,621;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $472,393.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1,996,096;
  • 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 $1,019,659.
Russia’s exports to Angola in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 488,621 1.03 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 41,250 0.09 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 18,866,065 39.63 9,607196,278.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 34,000-100.00
31 Fertilizers 300,880 0.63 2,296,976-86.90
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 79-100.00
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 15,400 0.03 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7,117 0.01 4,44360.18
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 105,850 0.22 64,85063.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 48,155 0.10 26,05384.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,498,078 5.25 2,025,68523.32
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 13 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,131 0.00 1,712-33.94
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 45,776 0.10 34,92531.07
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 100-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 686,445 1.44 109,337527.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,086 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,206-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,218 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,150 0.00 8,579-86.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,109 0.01 36,438-85.98
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 2,736-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,718 0.01 14,137-59.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 40 0.00 2,204-98.19
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,888 0.02 3,222175.85
69 Ceramic products 65,540 0.14 59,10010.90
70 Glass and glassware 1,607 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 197,860 0.42 56,478250.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 512,299 1.08 618,097-17.12
74 Copper and articles thereof 483 0.00 238102.94
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,483 0.01 694401.87
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,487 0.01 29,385-91.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,915 0.01 1,069359.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,782,053 10.05 1,817,272163.14
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 304,452 0.64 1,324,111-77.01
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 4,875 0.01 4,06819.84
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 14,699,023 30.88 598,4022,356.38
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,992,672 4.19 874,504127.86
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 315,373 0.66 224,61840.40
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 607 0.00 145318.62
SS Classified 1,585,739 3.33 56 8082,691.40

Russia’s Imports from Angola

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 42.90% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (4.52% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 42.75% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in 2010);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 12.02% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.66% of Russia’s total imports from Angola (0.00% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Angola 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 $40,260;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $24,604;
  • 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 $14,184;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $11,323;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $1,517;
  • 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 $385.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Angola 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
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 11,323 12.02 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 147 0.16 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 45 0.05 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,517 1.61 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 40,260 42.75 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 90 0.10 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,204 27.83 1,6001,537.75
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 14,184 15.06 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 13 0.01 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 385 0.41 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 33 782-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia