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Russian trade in goods with Morocco 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 Morocco in the third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $289,607,299, up 24.51% ($57,014,204) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $222,936,577, up 27.84% ($48,551,720) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $66,670,722, up 14.54% ($8,462,484) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $156,265,855, a 34.51% increase ($40,089,236) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Morocco was Russia’s 64th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 70th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1746% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1352% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Morocco was Russia’s 59th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 67th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.2158% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1554% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Morocco was Russia’s 68th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 67th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1066% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0972% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 74.47% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (72.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.32% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (20.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.06% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (3.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.36% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (2.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.38% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (1.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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) - an increase of $26,356,671;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $13,838,591;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $5,106,437;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5,018,970;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,214,075.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,944,819;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,918,242;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $921,900.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
10 Cereals 5,018,970 2.25 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 39,170 0.02 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3,790,500 1.70 4,712,400-19.56
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 135,590 0.06 87,96054.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 39,260-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 417,414-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 38,245 0.02 20,35987.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 38,149 0.02 31,48321.17
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 26,619,700 11.94 263,02910,020.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 139,391,040 62.52 125,552,44911.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 31,485,513 14.12 31,265,7330.70
29 Organic chemicals 201,319 0.09 561,110-64.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,003,075 1.80 789,000407.36
31 Fertilizers 1,818,680 0.82 1,939,764-6.24
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 39,077 0.02 137,958-71.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 11,040-100.00
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 0 0.00 782-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 23,800 0.01 25,316-5.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,003,901 0.45 1,370,780-26.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 39,157 0.02 35,22611.16
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 297,776 0.13 120,885146.33
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 156,313-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 546,490 0.25 2,464,732-77.83
69 Ceramic products 6,242 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 2,254 0.00 8,395-73.15
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 4,410-100.00
72 Iron and steel 1,639,629 0.74 3,584,448-54.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 726,833 0.33 98,483638.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,106,437 2.29 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 73,874-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,010 0.00 2,084236.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 245,257 0.11 250,741-2.19
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 70,543 0.03 321,259-78.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 565,232 0.25 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,647 0.01 7,449110.06
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 13,015-100.00
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 1,559 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 19,782 0.01 17,11815.56
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 525-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 63-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 60.90% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (64.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.84% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (7.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.89% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (13.88% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.84% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (6.53% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.08% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.68% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.39% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $3,396,621;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $2,714,207;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,296,352;
  • 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 $972,067;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $745,873;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $599,341;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $460,266;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $285,644;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $262,807.

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

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $1,167,899;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,005,364;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $462,439;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $387,081;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $329,188;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $326,116.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,819,329 5.73 3,219,98818.61
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8,353 0.01 24,239-65.54
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 314,220 0.47 1,319,584-76.19
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,344,142 2.02 598,269124.67
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 47,879 0.07 124,816-61.64
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 335-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 71,000 0.11 109,530-35.18
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 325,387 0.49 209,06555.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 42,386 0.06 88,757-52.24
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 279,076 0.42 292,668-4.64
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 147,951 0.22 64,517129.32
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 508-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 858,780 1.29 2,026,679-57.63
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,721,811 4.08 7,60435,694.46
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 387,081-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 57 0.00 561.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 10 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 713,186 1.07 450,37958.35
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 0 0.00 1,483-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 196,614 0.29 123,89958.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,467 0.03 110,135-82.32
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 69,388 0.10 80,947-14.28
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 130 0.00 91,344.44
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 534 0.00 59805.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,973 0.01 4,013148.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,042 0.00 238,778.26
55 Man-made staple fibers 795 0.00 154416.23
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9,436 0.01 120,545-92.17
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 28,674 0.04 31,765-9.73
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,735,256 10.10 6,703,8290.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 23,401,543 35.10 23,727,659-1.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 24,332 0.04 28,831-15.60
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,382,232 15.57 6,985,61148.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 20,066 0.03 21,530-6.80
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 26,373 0.04 68,744-61.64
69 Ceramic products 407,934 0.61 382,6016.62
70 Glass and glassware 4,349 0.01 1,596172.49
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 135 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 462,439-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,667,489 2.50 1,381,84520.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,547,652 2.32 1,876,840-17.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,806 0.01 2,571164.72
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,842 0.01 3,39913.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 792 0.00 74,610-98.94
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 559,625 0.84 99,359463.24
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 2,742,027 4.11 1,769,96054.92
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,582,971 6.87 2,286,619100.43
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,897 0.01 783908.56
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 1,695 0.00 58,209-97.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 784 0.00 358118.99
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 550 0.00 2,692-79.57
SS Classified 3,515,752 5.27 2 871 04622.46
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia