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Russian trade in goods with Malawi in Q4 2018

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 the fourth quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 4th quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Malawi totaled $23,721,160, up 28.39% ($5,245,928) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 were $3,439,739, down 0.78% ($26,899) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 totaled $20,281,421, up 35.13% ($5,272,827) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 was $16,841,682, a 45.92% increase ($5,299,726) over the 4th quarter of 2017.

Malawi was Russia’s 123rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2018 (up from 124th in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0127% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0111% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Malawi was Russia’s 147th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2018 (down from 139th in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0028% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0034% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Malawi was Russia’s 90th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2018 (up from 93rd in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0325% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0233% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 (and in the 4th quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 96.37% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (100.00% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.63% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $124,866.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $151,765.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2018
over Q4 2017
10 Cereals 3,314,873 96.37 3,466,638-4.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 124,866 3.63 0

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 (and in the 4th quarter of 2017) 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 the 4th quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $5,057,100;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $228,232.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 over the 4th quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 4th quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2018
over Q4 2017
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 12,633-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 443,263 2.19 215,031106.14
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 19,837,965 97.81 14,780,86534.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 47-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 18-100.00
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 193 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia