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Russian trade in goods with Morocco 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 Morocco in the fourth quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 4th quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Morocco was $422,351,200, down 22.11% ($119,898,633) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2018 were $247,944,324, down 27.35% ($93,323,449) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2018 were $174,406,876, down 13.22% ($26,575,184) from the 4th quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2018 was $73,537,448, a 47.58% decrease ($66,748,265) over the 4th quarter of 2017.

Morocco was Russia’s 59th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2018 (down from 49th in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2261% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.3244% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Morocco was Russia’s 57th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2018 (down from 49th in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1992% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3318% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Morocco was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2018 (down from 44th in the 4th quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2797% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3127% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 56.39% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (77.66% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.78% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (5.02% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.24% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (5.71% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.13% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (0.37% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

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

  • 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 $39,907,045;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $21,483,790;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,594,534;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,558,000;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,504,326;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,161,182;
  • 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 $859,445.

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $102,969,380;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $22,231,180;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $3,263,971.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2018
over Q4 2017
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 11,597-100.00
10 Cereals 37,163,454 14.99 15,679,664137.02
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 13,600-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,558,000 1.03 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 195,924 0.08 55,988249.94
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 66,600 0.03 72,371-7.97
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 220,720 0.09 298,263-26.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 38,491 0.02 60,088-35.94
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 22,341 0.01 27,797-19.63
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 3,263,971-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,041,461 0.82 24,272,641-91.59
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 137,776,070 55.57 240,745,450-42.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 53,799,951 21.70 13,892,906287.25
29 Organic chemicals 23,906 0.01 215,916-88.93
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,436,617 0.98 932,291161.36
31 Fertilizers 2,760,659 1.11 166,1251,561.80
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 85,834 0.03 106,915-19.72
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15,951 0.01 7,358116.78
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 1,409 0.00 85365.18
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 194 0.00 270-28.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 224,679 0.09 105213,880.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,039,718 0.82 1,719,93918.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 41,759 0.02 105,117-60.27
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 5,221-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 772,986 0.31 314,978145.41
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 79,205-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,024,543 0.82 863,361134.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 4,400-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,288 0.00 5211,992.31
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 226-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 35 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,236 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 1,021-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 40,752-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,941 0.00 3,7724.48
72 Iron and steel 1,855,860 0.75 2,085,518-11.01
73 Articles of iron or steel 38,920 0.02 52,687-26.13
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 33,895 0.01 22,23752.43
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 49-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 180 0.00 15020.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 97,065 0.04 193,180-49.75
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 1,215,691 0.49 356,246241.25
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 267,965 0.11 231115,902.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 26,848 0.01 81,250-66.96
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 77,680 0.03 44,35375.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 453 0.00 94,933.33
SS Classified 0 0.00 35 469 650-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 77.95% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (77.73% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 13.72% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (10.91% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.78% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (3.93% in the 4th quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.86% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.69% in the 4th quarter of 2017).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,102,753;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1,128,631;
  • 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 $589,708.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $9,139,303;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $8,540,260;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,662,948;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2,210,110;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,201,766;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $710,606;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $657,111;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $527,151.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 4th quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2018
over Q4 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,033,617 2.31 4,468,699-9.74
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 32,388 0.02 37,116-12.74
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 40,287,630 23.10 49,426,933-18.49
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 89,786,675 51.48 98,326,935-8.69
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 22,163 0.01 4,411402.45
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 131,872 0.08 153,968-14.35
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 212,794 0.12 387,527-45.09
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 42,950 0.02 142,932-69.95
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 44,034-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 23,929 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 642,383 0.37 323,21798.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 84,271 0.05 75,23612.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 14,451 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,708 0.01 4,139351.99
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 609,978 0.35 2,820,088-78.37
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,159,702 0.66 31,0713,632.43
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 527,151-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 511-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 607,137 0.35 694,039-12.52
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 2,631 0.00 250952.40
39 Plastics and articles thereof 280,428 0.16 114,522144.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 101,748 0.06 344,296-70.45
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 226,825 0.13 156,81744.64
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 3,002-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,206 0.00 77954.81
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 13,152 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 31,224 0.02 1,4562,044.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 441 0.00 738-40.24
52 Cotton 2,529 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,818 0.00 1,19052.77
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,184 0.00 12,497-42.51
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 67,109 0.04 2,9122,204.57
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 40,827 0.02 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,225,648 3.00 4,767,8079.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14,891,815 8.54 12,789,06216.44
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 25,350 0.01 47,727-46.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,643,520 2.09 4,300,631-15.28
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19,523 0.01 9162,031.33
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 40,447 0.02 14,853172.32
69 Ceramic products 323,154 0.19 330,853-2.33
70 Glass and glassware 1,581 0.00 98460.67
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 27,220-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,356,891 0.78 2,558,657-46.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 105,073 0.06 815,679-87.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 225 0.00 19117.80
78 Lead and articles thereof 19 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 247-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,755 0.00 18,509-68.91
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 38,134 0.02 21,906,600.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 139,037 0.08 111,52924.66
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 2,776,952 1.59 2,187,24426.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,926,036 1.10 5,588,984-65.54
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,194 0.00 1,398343.06
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 21,179 0.01 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 470,500 0.27 159,276195.40
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,039 0.00 211866.35
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,723 0.00 787373.06
SS Classified 4,896,311 2.81 9 152 827-46.50
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia