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

Russia’s Trade with Ethiopia

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Ethiopia was $116,667,448, down 19.16% ($27,656,607) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Ethiopia in 2011 were $99,069,601, down 25.22% ($33,404,903) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Ethiopia in 2011 totaled $17,597,847, up 48.51% ($5,748,296) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Ethiopia in 2011 was $81,471,754, a 32.46% decrease ($39,153,199) over 2010.

Ethiopia was Russia’s 113th largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 100th in 2010), accounting for 0.0142% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0231% in 2010).

Ethiopia was Russia’s 99th largest export market in 2011 (down from 85th in 2010), accounting for 0.0192% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0334% in 2010).

Ethiopia was Russia’s 115th largest supplier in 2011 (just as in 2010), accounting for 0.0058% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0052% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Ethiopia

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 80.55% of Russia’s total exports to Ethiopia (7.92% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.49% of Russia’s total exports to Ethiopia (1.36% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.45% of Russia’s total exports to Ethiopia (0.35% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.85% of Russia’s total exports to Ethiopia (32.62% in 2010);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.10% of Russia’s total exports to Ethiopia (0.70% in 2010).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $69,093,203;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,539,836;
  • 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 $2,032,626;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,994,286;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,818,187;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $902,221;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $836,601;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $768,828;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $496,563;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $468,046;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $350,193.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $42,749,702.
Russia’s exports to Ethiopia in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
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 178,710 0.18 0
10 Cereals 79,546,547 80.29 10,453,344660.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 74,160 0.07 41,12680.32
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 9-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 125,790 0.13 19,242553.73
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 42,749,702-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 25,166 0.03 6193,965.59
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 504 0.00 52869.23
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,672 0.00 168,643-98.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 514,563 0.52 18,0002,758.68
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,159,247 1.17 257,026351.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 490-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 380,271 0.38 30,0781,164.28
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 458,971 0.46 380,87020.51
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 249,079 0.25 514,890-51.62
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 672 0.00 0
52 Cotton 10,222 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 250 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 65-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 17,726 0.02 2,991492.64
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 20-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 265 0.00 83,212.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 26,001 0.03 11,359128.90
69 Ceramic products 171 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 4,478 0.00 1,392221.70
72 Iron and steel 3,539,836 3.57 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,218,066 1.23 381,465219.31
74 Copper and articles thereof 32,589 0.03 19,15670.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 528,774 0.53 60,728770.73
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,662 0.00 2,09726.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 76,200 0.08 8528,843.66
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,440,673 3.47 1,622,486112.06
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 2,078,519 2.10 45,8934,429.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,123,207 2.14 128,9211,546.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 771,295 0.78 2,46731,164.49
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 413-100.00
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 25,357 0.03 6124,043.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 8-100.00
SS Classified 2,456,958 2.48 75 559 480-96.75

Russia’s Imports from Ethiopia

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 99.58% of Russia’s total imports from Ethiopia (100.00% in 2010).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $4,604,900;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $699,375;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $317,595;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $65,202.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Ethiopia 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
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3,310,528 18.81 2,992,93310.61
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 738,453 4.20 39,0781,789.69
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 13,264 0.08 15,388-13.80
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 13,312,341 75.65 8,707,44152.88
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 39,390 0.22 14,245176.52
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 109,751 0.62 80,32136.64
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 65,202 0.37 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,667 0.02 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 728 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,089 0.02 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 79-100.00
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 66-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 434 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia