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RUSSIAN TRADE IN GOODS WITH AFRICAN COUNTRIES IN Q4 2018

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The reports on Russia’s trade in goods with the countries of Africa in the 4th quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

The major trading partners of Russia in Africa in the 4th quarter of 2018:

The top five Russia’s trade partners in Africa in the 4th quarter of 2018 were Algeria (1.6654% of Russia’s total foreign trade), Egypt (1.6491%), Morocco (0.2261%), South Africa (0.1443%), and Tunisia (0.1086%);

The top five Russia’s export markets in Africa in the 4th quarter of 2018 were Algeria (2.4976% of Russia’s total exports), Egypt (2.4150%), Morocco (0.1992%), Nigeria (0.1422%), and Tunisia (0.1402%);

The top five Russia’s import suppliers from Africa in the 4th quarter of 2018 were South Africa (0.3339% of Russia’s total imports), Morocco (0.2797%), Egypt (0.1196%), Cote d’Ivoire (0.1020%), and Angola (0.0480%).

The most notable changes in Russia's trade with the countries of Africa in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017:

  • The share of Algeria in Russia’s total exports rose from 1.6849% in the 4th quarter of the 2017 to 2.4976% in the 4th quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Togo in Russia’s total exports rose 5.4-fold from 0.0181% in the 4th quarter of the 2017 to 0.0975% in the 4th quarter of the 2018;
  • The share of Zimbabwe in Russia’s total exports rose 6.6-fold from 0.0010% in the 4th quarter of the 2017 to 0.0066% in the 4th quarter of the 2018.
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia