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Russian trade in goods with Egypt in Q3 2019

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Egypt in the third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Egypt

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Egypt was $1,131,660,945, down 16.74% ($227,510,373) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $1,070,220,387, down 18.67% ($245,633,955) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $61,440,558, up 41.84% ($18,123,582) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $1,008,779,829, a 20.73% decrease ($263,757,537) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Egypt was Russia’s 31st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 26th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.6823% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.7899% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Egypt was Russia’s 20th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 21st in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.0358% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.1728% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Egypt was Russia’s 71st largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 75th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0982% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0723% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Egypt

The major share of Russian exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 32.75% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (41.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 20.18% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (19.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.40% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (5.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.88% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (11.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.63% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (12.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.33% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (1.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $29,993,935;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $29,864,616;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $14,501,053;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $4,359,025.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $162,954,671;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $92,979,327;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $75,702,224;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $53,339,136;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $34,175,793;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $31,863,062;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $14,970,133;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $5,828,148;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $4,019,376.
Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,400 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 784,089 0.07 118,256563.04
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 415,505 0.04 41,450902.42
10 Cereals 324,283,288 30.30 487,237,959-33.44
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,130,171 0.20 553,016285.19
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 1,382-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 22,017,815 2.06 56,193,608-60.82
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 687,301 0.06 741,126-7.26
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 168,876 0.02 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 19,145 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,833,187 0.17 1,397,90131.14
26 Ores, slag and ash 7,941,196 0.74 7,557,5985.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 61,180,371 5.72 154,159,698-60.31
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,940,749 0.46 2,913,67069.57
29 Organic chemicals 3,214,532 0.30 7,233,908-55.56
30 Pharmaceutical products 366,615 0.03 81,847347.93
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 843,679-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,225 0.00 117947.01
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 18,806 0.00 5,620234.63
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 3,100 0.00 893,383.15
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 156-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 758,675 0.07 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,556,372 0.33 9,384,520-62.10
39 Plastics and articles thereof 443,929 0.04 1,762,659-74.81
40 Rubber and articles thereof 917,941 0.09 766,28619.79
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 621 0.00 693-10.39
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 76,730,260 7.17 130,069,396-41.01
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 177,478 0.02 150,25818.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,378,062 0.69 8,058,503-8.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 55,061 0.01 15,025,194-99.63
52 Cotton 0 0.00 52-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 73-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,236 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 22-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 5,185-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 22 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 278 0.00 237,550-99.88
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 434-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 23 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,040 0.00 46,370-91.29
69 Ceramic products 39,037 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 34,137 0.00 79,987-57.32
72 Iron and steel 142,057,543 13.27 217,759,767-34.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 23,651,868 2.21 22,204,5676.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 50,054,405 4.68 20,189,789147.92
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,784 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 43,567 0.00 115,048-62.13
78 Lead and articles thereof 2 0.00 101-98.02
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 33-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,770 0.00 416806.25
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 78,109 0.01 6,0971,181.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 117,920 0.01 115,2722.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,890,514 1.39 46,753,576-68.15
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 50,392,149 4.71 20,398,214147.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 19,177,049 1.79 4,675,996310.12
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,600,000 0.43 240,9751,808.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 876,995 0.08 1,686,423-48.00
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 103,065 0.01 9,1191,030.22
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8,590 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 881 0.00 1,637-46.18
SS Classified 244,055,633 22.80 97 029 050151.53

Russia’s Imports from Egypt

The major share of Russian imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 55.34% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (45.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.68% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (15.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 13.90% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (16.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.78% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (16.54% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.21% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (3.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $10,069,009;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $2,362,713;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2,286,225;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,519,845;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,163,120;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,028,162;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $552,655;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - an increase of $526,463;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $432,669;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $287,836;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $189,446;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $186,284.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $750,582;
  • 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 $543,681;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $466,088;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $200,357;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $187,181.
Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12,436 0.02 76,926-83.83
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,190,391 8.45 2,827,67883.56
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 21,748,501 35.40 11,679,49286.21
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 125,260 0.20 210,850-40.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,323,554 2.15 1,161,15713.99
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 7-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7,314 0.01 69,496-89.48
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 915-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 932,165 1.52 742,71925.51
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,405,646 7.17 2,119,421107.87
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 232,906 0.38 698,994-66.68
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 20,702 0.03 14,80439.84
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 40-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 17,550-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 409,110 0.67 1,159,692-64.72
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 334,681 0.54 419,623-20.24
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 35,556-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,005,281 6.52 2,842,16140.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 58,288 0.09 231,521-74.82
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 317,701 0.52 314,0881.15
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 1,697,439 2.76 1,144,78448.28
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7,670 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 569,059 0.93 769,416-26.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,301,674 3.75 781,829194.40
40 Rubber and articles thereof 678,509 1.10 492,22537.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 806-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 13,512 0.02 48,076-71.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 23-100.00
52 Cotton 9,268 0.02 90,240-89.73
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 15,963 0.03 0
54 Man-made filaments 352,870 0.57 65,034442.59
55 Man-made staple fibers 46,226 0.08 7026,484.90
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 23,941 0.04 12,91485.39
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,067,919 1.74 541,45697.23
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 748 0.00 68,550-98.91
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,544,336 2.51 1,731,517-10.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,424,374 8.83 4,396,21223.39
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 54,859 0.09 151,222-63.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 81,605-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,131 0.00 3,604-68.62
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 155,471 0.25 55,420180.53
69 Ceramic products 1,045,890 1.70 613,22170.56
70 Glass and glassware 205,769 0.33 369,242-44.27
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 2,465-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 28,991 0.05 36,250-20.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 795-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 213 0.00 338-36.98
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 64-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 27 0.00 36-25.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 224,872 0.37 50,932341.51
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 6,317,624 10.28 6,861,305-7.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 34,479 0.06 62,727-45.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 48,333 0.08 188,508-74.36
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 160,369 0.26 68,940132.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 28,642 0.05 3,828648.22
SS Classified 256,444 0.42 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia