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Russian trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in Q1 2020

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Cote d’Ivoire in the first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Cote d’Ivoire

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Cote d’Ivoire totaled $72,596,976, up 11.60% ($7,543,027) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $22,253,657, down 16.82% ($4,499,004) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $50,343,319, up 31.44% ($12,042,031) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $28,089,662, a 143.23% increase ($16,541,035) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 86th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 88th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0511% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0413% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 96th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 95th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0250% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0256% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Cote d’Ivoire was Russia’s 71st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 76th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0947% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0722% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of Russian exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 82.82% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (42.07% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.00% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (7.15% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.55% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (48.80% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.36% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (1.63% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to Cote d’Ivoire (0.04% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $6,890,292;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $871,992;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $445,230;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $433,856;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $219,123.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $12,819,128;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $133,582;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $131,673;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $91,805;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $78,636;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $68,863.
Russia’s exports to Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 91,805-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 19,282 0.09 11,74564.17
10 Cereals 0 0.00 12,819,128-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 871,992 3.92 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 566,616 2.55 132,760326.80
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 302,255 1.36 435,837-30.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 415,203 1.87 454,633-8.67
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 68,863-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 445,230 2.00 0
31 Fertilizers 17,557,295 78.90 10,667,00364.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,310 0.06 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,007 0.00 63,634-98.42
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,780,236 8.00 1,911,909-6.89
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 39,567 0.18 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 292 0.00 130124.62
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 219,123 0.98 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,150 0.03 3,54073.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 276 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 6,806-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,232 0.03 84,868-92.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,691 0.04 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,897 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Cote d’Ivoire

The major share of Russian imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 95.62% of Russia’s total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (95.19% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.50% of Russia’s total imports from Cote d’Ivoire (4.68% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $11,749,635;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $336,388;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $181,366.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $229,847.
Russia’s imports from Cote d’Ivoire in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 709 0.00 1,136-37.59
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 495,309 0.98 725,156-31.70
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 181,366 0.36 0
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 25,068-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 47,458,873 94.27 35,709,23832.90
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 39,732-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,747 0.01 2182,077.52
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 0 0.00 2,478-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,755,944 3.49 1,788,201-1.80
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 108,485 0.22 10,061978.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 339 0.00 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 336,388 0.67 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,159 0.00 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia