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Russian trade with Sudan in 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 Sudan in 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Sudan

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Sudan was $275,061,748, down 46.11% ($235,361,858) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2019 were $274,403,396, down 46.13% ($234,945,366) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2019 were $658,352, down 38.75% ($416,492) from 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Sudan in 2019 was $273,745,044, a 46.14% decrease ($234,528,874) over 2018.

Sudan was Russia’s 92nd largest trading partner in 2019 (down from 82nd in 2018), accounting for 0.0413% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0742% in 2018).

Sudan was Russia’s 81st largest export market in 2019 (down from 73rd in 2018), accounting for 0.0649% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1132% in 2018).

Sudan was Russia’s 157th largest supplier in 2019 (down from 146th in 2018), accounting for 0.0003% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0005% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Sudan

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 90.01% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (91.84% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.65% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (1.69% in 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.33% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (0.21% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.46% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (3.28% in 2018);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.06% of Russia’s total exports to Sudan (1.38% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $4,510,812;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $1,171,842;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $932,624.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $213,221,129;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $7,852,656;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $6,905,510;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4,108,318;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,367,724;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,461,812;
  • 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 $960,343.
Russia’s exports to Sudan in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,939 0.00 12,437-76.37
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 103,126-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 134 0.00 0
10 Cereals 204,168,499 74.40 417,389,628-51.08
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,218,554 0.44 46,7122,508.65
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 940 0.00 94900.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 41,565,863 15.15 49,418,519-15.89
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 16,580 0.01 52,284-68.29
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,880 0.00 6,286-54.18
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 281 0.00 7,124-96.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 431 0.00 765,777-99.94
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 3,041-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,903,505 1.06 7,011,823-58.59
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 310,690 0.11 320,808-3.15
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 99-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,149,738 2.24 7,611,550-19.21
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 5,753-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 80,000 0.03 104,448-23.41
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,507 0.00 634137.70
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 26,207 0.01 1,2132,060.51
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 4,938-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 31,755 0.01 58,663-45.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 79,812 0.03 188,025-57.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 581,522 0.21 308,23388.66
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 43-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 7,700-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 41,955 0.02 159,592-73.71
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,827,697 0.67 895,073104.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,510,812 1.64 0
52 Cotton 111 0.00 868-87.21
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 10-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 275-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,407 0.00 80874.13
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 136 0.00 1,023-86.71
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,513 0.00 15,026-69.97
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1 0.00 104-99.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,568 0.00 67,477-94.71
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 22-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 142,815 0.05 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,316 0.00 65,889-91.93
69 Ceramic products 990 0.00 147573.47
70 Glass and glassware 84,085 0.03 77,2628.83
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 46,127-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 255,050 0.09 620,765-58.91
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,695 0.00 11,562-85.34
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 9-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 269,658 0.10 50,362435.44
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 8-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 13-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 248-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 35,744 0.01 352,669-89.86
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12,114 0.00 12,832-5.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,565,296 0.93 3,288,131-21.98
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 790,736 0.29 1,751,079-54.84
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 28,429-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 464,559 0.17 3,832,283-87.88
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 716,604-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 176,985 0.06 7,082,495-97.50
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 16,378-100.00
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 572,511 0.21 226,346152.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 6,125-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,917 0.00 1,80062.06
SS Classified 5,490,888 2.00 6 591 963-16.70

Russia’s Imports from Sudan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 69.09% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (5.95% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.95% of Russia’s total imports from Sudan (13.68% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $388,340;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $64,229;
  • 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 $2,476.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2019 over 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $7,200;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $6,876.
Russia’s imports from Sudan in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 0 0.00 7,200-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20,782 3.16 27,658-24.86
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 176,396 26.79 112,16757.26
39 Plastics and articles thereof 34 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 1,604 0.24 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,458 0.22 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,123 0.17 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 452,287 68.70 63,947607.28
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 2,476 0.38 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 110 0.02 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 34 0.01 0
SS Classified 2,044 0.31 863 872-99.76
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia