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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $68,068,015, down 16.27% ($13,228,258) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2011 totaled $21,648, up 40.20% ($6,207) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2011 were $68,046,367, down 16.28% ($13,234,465) from 2010.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in 2011 was $68,024,719, a 16.29% decrease ($13,240,672) over 2010.

Malawi was Russia’s 126th largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 114th in 2010), accounting for 0.0083% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0130% in 2010).

Malawi was Russia’s 191st largest export market in 2011 (down from 187th in 2010), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports (just as in 2010).

Malawi was Russia’s 89th largest supplier in 2011 (down from 81st in 2010), accounting for 0.0223% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0355% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (71.55% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (28.45% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malawi 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 $10,600.

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

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $4,393.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 4,393-100.00
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 21,648 100.00 11,04895.94

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

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

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

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $12,832,936;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $227,164.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,491,457 3.66 2,666,999-6.58
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6,867 0.01 234,031-97.07
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 65,546,866 96.33 78,379,802-16.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 10 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 208 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 947 0.00 0
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 12 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia