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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Morocco was $336,894,975, down 11.13% ($42,211,954) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $176,366,253, up 3.82% ($6,496,089) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $160,528,722, down 23.28% ($48,708,043) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Morocco went from a deficit of $39,366,601 in the 1st quarter of 2019, to a surplus of $15,837,531 in the 1st quarter of 2020.

Morocco was Russia’s 58th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2370% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2408% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Morocco was Russia’s 61st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1982% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1627% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Morocco was Russia’s 48th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 40th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3020% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3945% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 70.71% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (41.47% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.33% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (24.40% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.57% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (2.28% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.79% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (30.09% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.84% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (1.07% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $53,859,320;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,180,903;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,451,900;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $3,237,325;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $1,712,352;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $554,896.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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 $44,137,824;
  • 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 $16,571,795;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1,440,481.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 39,300-100.00
10 Cereals 6,616,743 3.75 50,754,567-86.96
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,712,352 0.97 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 43,968 0.02 102,500-57.10
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 21,572 0.01 167,032-87.09
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 39,663 0.02 33,11819.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13,075 0.01 13,720-4.70
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 699,106 0.40 306,714127.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 124,004,146 70.31 70,144,82676.78
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 20,778,335 11.78 37,350,130-44.37
29 Organic chemicals 196,133 0.11 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,452,000 1.96 1003,451,900.00
31 Fertilizers 721,750 0.41 2,162,231-66.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 113,190 0.06 168,116-32.67
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 8,334 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 61,422 0.03 4,5601,246.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,702,575 0.97 1,743,833-2.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 11,155 0.01 12,168-8.33
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 445,198 0.25 809,858-45.03
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 68,437-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,029,299 0.58 941,3979.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 100 0.00 651-84.64
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,587 0.00 2,089119.58
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,876 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 2,604-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 554 0.00 30283.44
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,400 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 7,284,928 4.13 1,104,025559.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,640 0.00 697278.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,013,531 3.41 2,776,206116.61
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 52,926 0.03 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 90 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 252,451 0.14 3,4827,150.17
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 411,847 0.23 7,3835,478.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 554,896 0.31 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 41,693 0.02 10,075313.83
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 2,588 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 69,130 0.04 105,874-34.71
SS Classified 0 0.00 1 034 169-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 69.64% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (78.44% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 22.47% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (14.77% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.34% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (2.87% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.95% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.52% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.77% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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 $4,367,858;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $3,295,776;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1,957,482;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,705,320;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $548,315.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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 $56,868,366;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $3,693,926;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,613,449;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $488,234.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3,583,799 2.23 3,693,554-2.97
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 34,869-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 44,424,279 27.67 40,056,42110.90
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 62,308,921 38.81 119,177,287-47.72
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 18,747 0.01 17,4427.48
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 420,178 0.26 157,747166.36
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 159,159 0.10 165,983-4.11
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 41,414 0.03 88,075-52.98
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 66,280 0.04 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 488,234-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 142,878 0.09 114,48024.81
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 56,294-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,155 0.00 1,109274.66
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 629,515 0.39 81,200675.26
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 2,733-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 3,693,926-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 77 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 75 0.00 484-84.50
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 905,143 0.56 840,5707.68
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 2,820 0.00 21,898-87.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 90,418 0.06 177,561-49.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 33,489 0.02 237,407-85.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 68,811 0.04 92,829-25.87
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,491 0.00 10,886-58.75
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 12,821 0.01 1617,863.35
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,388 0.00 8,509-48.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 638 0.00 40059.50
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 218-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,427 0.00 62,508-89.72
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 4,559-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 48,507 0.03 30,98056.58
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,605 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,358,951 3.34 5,116,6624.74
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 19,420,381 12.10 17,715,0619.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 19,596 0.01 62,907-68.85
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 11,178,185 6.96 7,882,40941.81
65 Headgear and parts thereof 34,589 0.02 26,55930.23
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 40,615 0.03 6,898488.79
69 Ceramic products 292,272 0.18 348,659-16.17
70 Glass and glassware 4,574 0.00 2,53680.36
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 43-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,121,040 0.70 1,075,4924.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,957,533 1.22 513,838,200.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 21,141 0.01 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 111 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10,755 0.01 3,392217.07
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 308-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 19,717 0.01 10,68184.60
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 588,908 0.37 405,64145.18
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 2,681,335 1.67 2,498,5407.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 477,711 0.30 3,091,160-84.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,388 0.00 3,478-31.34
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 1,333 0.00 25,821-94.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 153-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 899 0.00 2,533-64.51
SS Classified 4,314,653 2.69 1 639 457163.18
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia