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

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In 2011, Russia’s trade with Sudan was $171,129,184, down 42.47% ($126,346,892) from 2010.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2011 were $170,246,367, down 42.66% ($126,658,828) from 2010.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2011 totaled $882,817, up 54.64% ($311,936) from 2010.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in 2011 was $169,363,550, a 42.85% decrease ($126,970,764) over 2010.

Sudan was Russia’s 103rd largest trading partner in 2011 (down from 83rd in 2010), accounting for 0.0208% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0475% in 2010).

Sudan was Russia’s 87th largest export market in 2011 (down from 67th in 2010), accounting for 0.0329% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0748% in 2010).

Sudan was Russia’s 149th largest supplier in 2011 (just as in 2010), accounting for 0.0003% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0002% in 2010).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 42.55% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (9.25% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.58% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (19.66% in 2010);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.64% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (9.43% in 2010).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $34,554,077;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $10,026,834;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,303,719;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,752,636.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $26,015,766;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $22,144,437;
  • 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 $3,083,341;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,368,272;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $617,209.
Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
10 Cereals 57,851,591 33.98 23,297,514148.32
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 13,354,841 7.84 3,328,007301.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,237,946 0.73 843,18246.82
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24,748 0.01 103,685-76.13
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 384,533 0.23 131,202193.08
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,149 0.00 265710.94
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 40,466 0.02 138,079-70.69
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 307,743-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 399 0.00 23,924-98.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14,158 0.01 5,531155.98
40 Rubber and articles thereof 315,789 0.19 27,7041,039.87
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 59,436 0.03 676,645-91.22
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 342,284 0.20 1,710,556-79.99
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12,341 0.01 3,340269.49
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 2,073-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 11-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 45-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,239 0.00 5,036-35.68
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,315 0.00 1111,854.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 897 0.00 2,170-58.66
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7 0.00 15-53.33
70 Glass and glassware 6,799 0.00 2,815141.53
72 Iron and steel 5,489,321 3.22 27,633,758-80.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 529,399 0.31 260,453103.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,168 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 34,075 0.02 18,67882.43
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,563 0.00 1,875-16.64
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,600 0.00 3,200137.50
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 130,570 0.08 75,38673.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 505-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,698,240 3.35 3,945,60444.42
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 2,469,193 1.45 5,552,534-55.53
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 20,924,412 12.29 46,940,178-55.42
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,247,252 2.49 1,943,533118.53
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,138 0.00 609415.27
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 17,067 0.01 20,921-18.42
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,017-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9 0.00 680-98.68
SS Classified 57,040,422 33.50 179 896 711-68.29

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 97.59% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (87.82% in 2010);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.71% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (6.76% in 2010).

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $372,632;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $17,201.

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

  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $29,665;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $13,364;
  • 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 $10,255;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8,666.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2011 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2010,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2011
over 2010
01 Live animals 17,201 1.95 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 784,229 88.83 411,59790.53
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 60,067 6.80 89,732-33.06
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 22 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 8,666-100.00
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 6,298 0.71 16,553-61.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 13,364-100.00
SS Classified 15,000 1.70 30 969-51.56
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia