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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $15,748,512, down 12.11% ($2,170,302) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $4,385, up ∞% ($4,385) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $15,744,127, down 12.14% ($2,174,687) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $15,739,742, a 12.16% decrease ($2,179,072) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Malawi was Russia’s 120th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 123rd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0111% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0114% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Malawi was Russia’s 183rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (there were no Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports.

Malawi was Russia’s 89th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 88th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0296% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0338% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 50.06% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.97% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.97% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,195;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,928;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $262.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Malawi 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
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,195 50.06 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 262 5.97 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,928 43.97 0

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $122,880.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $2,281,357.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 23-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 47,154-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 134,011 0.85 102,88030.26
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 122,880 0.78 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 15,486,660 98.36 17,768,017-12.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 90 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 53-100.00
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 486 0.00 687-29.26
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia