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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $1,810,065,707, up 94.16% ($877,813,713) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in 2011 totaled $1,302,111,544, up 133.26% ($743,882,715) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in 2011 totaled $507,954,163, up 35.81% ($133,930,998) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in 2011 was $794,157,381, a 331.13% increase ($609,951,717) over 2010.

Morocco was Russia’s 51st largest trading partner in 2011 (up from 61st in 2010), accounting for 0.2201% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1489% in 2010).

Morocco was Russia’s 50th largest export market in 2011 (up from 60th in 2010), accounting for 0.2520% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1406% in 2010).

Morocco was Russia’s 50th largest supplier in 2011 (up from 55th in 2010), accounting for 0.1661% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1634% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.48% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (75.41% in 2010);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.24% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (0.83% in 2010);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.50% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (3.89% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.44% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (18.24% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.13% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (1.25% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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 $534,279,576;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $248,930,753;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $36,118,581;
  • 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 $11,789,241;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $8,081,988;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $6,442,935.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $95,896,265;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $5,852,896.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
10 Cereals 37,016,675 2.84 898,0944,021.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 8,081,988 0.62 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 447,069 0.03 427,3944.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 9,451,171 0.73 3,008,236214.18
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 196,281 0.02 281,936-30.38
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 299,955,720 23.04 51,024,967487.86
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 904,216,098 69.44 369,936,522144.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15,369,438 1.18 3,580,197329.29
31 Fertilizers 15,258,623 1.17 16,815,814-9.26
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 302,125 0.02 123,195145.24
39 Plastics and articles thereof 714,152 0.05 135,282427.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 905,515 0.07 1,037,597-12.73
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 97,523 0.01 551,947-82.33
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 597,150 0.05 145,384310.74
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,029,512 0.16 1,327,77452.85
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 18,231 0.00 2,316687.18
70 Glass and glassware 80,773 0.01 115,537-30.09
72 Iron and steel 5,272,745 0.40 101,169,010-94.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 354,078 0.03 603,526-41.33
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 61,241 0.00 41,42747.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 108-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 475,962 0.04 253,85687.49
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 808,310 0.06 495,97662.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 3,402-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 396,436 0.03 6,249,332-93.66
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 4,728 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 72.95% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (73.95% in 2010);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 20.96% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (21.33% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.10% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (3.40% in 2010).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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 $48,811,774;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $31,622,845;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $13,974,365;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13,187,125;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $11,489,947;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $9,599,856;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $5,072,283.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Morocco 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
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 20,748,469 4.08 6,774,104206.29
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 63,919,554 12.58 32,296,70997.91
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 259,178,818 51.02 210,367,04423.20
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 52,255 0.01 86,387-39.51
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 263,860 0.05 104,566152.34
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 920,966 0.18 1,109,441-16.99
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 7,359 0.00 4,03282.51
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 242,498 0.05 21,0071,054.37
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 139,417 0.03 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 195,900 0.04 91,929113.10
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,070 0.00 520,552-98.45
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,621 0.00 6,533-13.96
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 899 0.00 71925.03
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 24,845,875 4.89 25,220,858-1.49
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 39,218 0.01 126,492-69.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 78,357 0.02 227,926-65.62
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 23,361-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 63 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,438 0.00 4,708-48.22
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 13,333 0.00 4,743181.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 269,666 0.05 318,245-15.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 609 0.00 87,512.50
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 248,914 0.05 353,525-29.59
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 626,198 0.12 510,51022.66
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 94,024 0.02 1,7675,221.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 18,326 0.00 8,710110.40
45 Cork and articles of cork 24,528 0.00 521,091-95.29
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,521,765 0.30 1,031,04747.59
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 105,446 0.02 36,872185.98
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 708 0.00 42666.20
52 Cotton 3,261 0.00 2,31640.80
54 Man-made filaments 53,382 0.01 3,9291,258.67
55 Man-made staple fibers 43,317 0.01 14,324202.41
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 78,628 0.02 27,332187.68
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 20,180 0.00 34,203-41.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 19,856,616 3.91 14,784,33334.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 55,673,135 10.96 44,183,18826.01
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 691,637 0.14 287,386140.66
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 30,044,755 5.91 20,444,89946.95
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9,524 0.00 5,79764.29
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,886 0.00 26,905-66.97
69 Ceramic products 281,307 0.06 201,79839.40
70 Glass and glassware 778 0.00 1,142-31.87
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 102,538 0.02 318,883-67.84
72 Iron and steel 25,892,407 5.10 12,705,282103.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,314 0.00 2,96111.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,467 0.00 670118.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,193 0.00 406193.84
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,439 0.00 2,565151.03
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 1,505,454 0.30 1,153,83630.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,680 0.00 628167.52
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,938 0.00 10,863-82.16
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 346 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 97,350 0.02 32,894195.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,465 0.00 2,660-44.92
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 12 0.00 653-98.16
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia