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Russian trade in goods with Algeria in Q4 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 Algeria in the fourth quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Algeria was $1,977,786,509, down 36.44% ($1,133,747,267) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $1,975,641,518, down 36.46% ($1,133,635,527) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $2,144,991, down 4.95% ($111,740) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $1,973,496,527, a 36.48% decrease ($1,133,523,787) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Algeria was Russia’s 19th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 17th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.0996% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.6654% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Algeria was Russia’s 15th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 11th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.7665% of Russia’s total exports (down from 2.4976% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Algeria was Russia’s 124th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 123rd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.0032% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0036% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

The major share of Russian exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.66% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (27.47% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.41% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (8.02% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.27% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (21.50% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.41% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.00% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $327,784,802;
  • 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 $184,903,541.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $591,575,945;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $470,204,111;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $204,095,698;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $88,159,662;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $32,589,579;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $25,062,773;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $10,598,291.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,617,324 0.08 288,252461.08
10 Cereals 114,642 0.01 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 270,582 0.01 127,154112.80
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 73,976 0.00 36,500102.67
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,669 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 23,893,982 1.21 26,266,467-9.03
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,788,900 0.09 4,360,144-58.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 143 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 628,286 0.03 0
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,503,095 0.08 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 45,408,359 2.30 249,504,057-81.80
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 223,180 0.01 1,021,026-78.14
29 Organic chemicals 374,339 0.02 10,972,630-96.59
30 Pharmaceutical products 8 0.00 25,605-99.97
31 Fertilizers 4,791,643 0.24 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 848,947 0.04 1,22869,032.49
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2 0.00 479-99.58
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 6,079 0.00 1,091457.20
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,711 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,126,179 0.11 1,199,05477.32
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,250 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 89,245 0.00 75,30918.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 42,856 0.00 139,306-69.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 122,197 0.01 317,748-61.54
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 23 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 222 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 40,166 0.00 26,31852.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 611,112 0.03 2,924,061-79.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,619,555 0.13 1,138,256130.14
50 Silk 1 0.00 0
52 Cotton 1,104 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 195 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 412 0.00 318,981-99.87
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,548 0.00 12,184-54.46
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 56 0.00 150-62.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 104 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,994 0.00 32,317-93.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 445 0.00 5,983-92.56
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,484 0.00 1251,087.20
70 Glass and glassware 160,760 0.01 217,223-25.99
72 Iron and steel 43,736,655 2.21 76,326,234-42.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 951,156 0.05 494,75692.25
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,001 0.00 17,255-71.02
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2,780 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 69,182 0.00 54,41027.15
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 110,204 0.01 591,686,149-99.98
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12,049 0.00 9521,165.65
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,385,582 0.42 96,545,244-91.31
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 219,758,924 11.12 34,855,383530.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 526,604,604 26.65 198,819,802164.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 470,204,111-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 28,746,430 1.46 53,809,203-46.58
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 404-100.00
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 109,138 0.01 132,623-17.71
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,093 0.00 2,53022.25
SS Classified 1,059,772,944 53.64 1 287 316 341-17.68

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

The major share of Russian imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 74.92% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (75.03% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.99% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (5.02% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.80% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.02% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (19.75% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $153,671;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $28,015;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $27,278;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $10,586.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 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) - a decrease of $445,608;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $83,125;
  • 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 $73,752;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $26,943.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,434,558 66.88 1,517,683-5.48
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 124,365 5.80 151,308-17.81
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 3,308-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 48,188 2.25 20,910130.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 445,608-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 121 0.01 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 410 0.02 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 28,015 1.31 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,586 0.49 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,304 0.29 6,581-4.21
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 16,815 0.78 90,567-81.43
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 169,814 7.92 16,143951.94
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 4,623-100.00
SS Classified 305,810 14.26 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia