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Russian trade in goods with Egypt 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 Egypt in the first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Egypt

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Egypt was $1,047,603,295, down 43.89% ($819,496,936) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $866,907,493, down 49.27% ($841,871,668) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $180,695,802, up 14.13% ($22,374,732) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $686,211,691, a 55.74% decrease ($864,246,400) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Egypt was Russia’s 28th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 20th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.7370% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.1860% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Egypt was Russia’s 24th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 17th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.9743% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.6370% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Egypt was Russia’s 45th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 46th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3399% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.2985% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Egypt

The major share of Russian exports to Egypt 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) - 55.78% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (21.43% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 12.95% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (4.83% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.95% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (9.16% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.11% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (6.38% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.96% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (0.58% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.41% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (11.41% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $90,726,852;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $26,111,620;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $16,025,638;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $13,149,612;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $11,636,830;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $5,752,079;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $4,311,479.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $92,754,756;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $83,144,587;
  • 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 $58,335,432;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $47,549,597;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $25,721,615;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $4,139,843;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2,948,674;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2,907,667.
Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,413,473 0.28 1,973,53422.29
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 61,820-100.00
10 Cereals 413,610,962 47.71 322,884,11028.10
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6,296 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,104,703 0.13 1,750,996-36.91
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 14,769 0.00 5,410172.99
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 64,988,848 7.50 38,877,22867.16
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9,843 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 438,413 0.05 568,657-22.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 961,146 0.11 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 15,490-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 575,954 0.07 365157,695.62
26 Ores, slag and ash 26,123,518 3.01 10,097,880158.70
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 85,573,021 9.87 72,423,40918.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,284,537 0.26 4,858,354-52.98
29 Organic chemicals 2,773,206 0.32 1,125,697146.35
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 58,303-100.00
31 Fertilizers 223,440 0.03 24,288819.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 41,329 0.00 40,2172.76
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 42,832 0.00 22,85687.40
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 29,096 0.00 2,3421,142.36
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 53,793 0.01 56,482-4.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 8,645,266 1.00 2,893,187198.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 378,202 0.04 385,209-1.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,548,513 0.29 496,212413.59
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 441 0.00 1,402-68.54
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 51,428,845 5.93 98,978,442-48.04
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 10,180,998 1.17 5,869,51973.46
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 22,930 0.00 4,162,773-99.45
52 Cotton 0 0.00 26-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 26 0.00 98,947-99.97
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 78 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 21,768-100.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 19-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 72 0.00 366-80.33
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 11,244 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 322-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 32,476 0.00 3,275891.63
70 Glass and glassware 790,383 0.09 25,2213,033.83
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 843-100.00
72 Iron and steel 25,757,848 2.97 108,902,435-76.35
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,905,939 1.03 7,710,11215.51
74 Copper and articles thereof 51,259,054 5.91 39,622,22429.37
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,651 0.00 5,037-27.52
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 60,187 0.01 134,343-55.20
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 16-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 194-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 12,160 0.00 8514,205.88
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,089 0.00 166,386-98.74
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 240,292 0.03 34,348599.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,079,031 0.36 28,800,646-89.31
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 2,217,781 0.26 60,553,213-96.34
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 0.00 750-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,806,807 0.44 96,561,563-96.06
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 2,907,667-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,161,228 0.36 6,109,902-48.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 983 0.00 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 138,811 0.02 39,636250.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 107 0.00 3,555-96.99
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,269 0.00 0
SS Classified 92,951,603 10.72 789 442 080-88.23

Russia’s Imports from Egypt

The major share of Russian imports from Egypt 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) - 87.24% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (87.74% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.86% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (4.94% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.73% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (2.74% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.20% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (3.26% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.24% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (0.44% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $10,888,314;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $7,210,414;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,525,579;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1,471,566;
  • 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 $553,978.

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

  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $589,233.
Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,133 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 85 0.00 18372.22
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 36,069,212 19.96 25,180,89843.24
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 118,876,991 65.79 111,666,5776.46
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 198,227 0.11 133,92048.02
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,133,119 0.63 818,04138.52
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 38,809 0.02 7,381425.80
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,405 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,024 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 298,451 0.17 503,426-40.72
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 374,358 0.21 360,5113.84
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 503,164 0.28 199,593152.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,541 0.00 11,427-77.76
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 40-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 135,501 0.07 35,200284.95
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,945,024 1.08 473,458310.81
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 290,428 0.16 228,24027.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,017,182 0.56 1,137,048-10.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 54,154 0.03 77,824-30.41
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 23,836 0.01 8,302187.11
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 1,186,287 0.66 1,428,851-16.98
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 171,786 0.10 125,73936.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,429,737 1.90 904,158279.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 850,083 0.47 655,22729.74
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 14 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,058 0.01 8,8991.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 81 0.00 6426.56
52 Cotton 62,203 0.03 140,730-55.80
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 35,819 0.02 11,541210.36
54 Man-made filaments 388,780 0.22 290,08634.02
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 17,580-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 594,727 0.33 1,183,960-49.77
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,587 0.00 12,413-87.22
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,504,278 0.83 1,860,712-19.16
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,366,981 2.42 4,026,8828.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 26,157 0.01 271,190-90.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 745 0.00 2,153-65.40
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 125,636 0.07 25,250397.57
69 Ceramic products 590,372 0.33 879,225-32.85
70 Glass and glassware 539,759 0.30 332,28362.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,855 0.01 5,694178.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 691 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 33 0.00 12175.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 60,766 0.03 58,8713.22
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 5,631,327 3.12 5,077,34910.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 22,429 0.01 21,0436.59
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 62,538 0.03 5,4931,038.50
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 47,429 0.03 60,130-21.12
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 15,556-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 58 075-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia