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

Russia’s Trade with Mozambique

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Mozambique was $14,717,413, down 39.40% ($9,568,343) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $6,846,808, down 63.03% ($11,674,129) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $7,870,605, up 36.53% ($2,105,786) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Mozambique went from a surplus of $12,756,118 in the 1st quarter of 2019, to a deficit of $1,023,797 in the 1st quarter of 2020.

Mozambique was Russia’s 121st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 114th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0104% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0154% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Mozambique was Russia’s 123rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 106th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0077% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0177% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Mozambique was Russia’s 99th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 103rd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0148% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0109% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Mozambique

The major share of Russian exports to Mozambique 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) - 84.61% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (84.04% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.06% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (2.53% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.33% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (13.35% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mozambique 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 $295,988;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $82,595.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Mozambique 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 $9,432,584;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,194,011;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $290,188;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $75,748;
  • Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 05) - a decrease of $50,194.
Russia’s exports to Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
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 0.00 290,188-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 50,194-100.00
10 Cereals 5,792,825 84.61 15,225,409-61.95
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 75,748-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 688,938 10.06 392,95075.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 82,595 1.21 0
31 Fertilizers 277,704 4.06 2,471,715-88.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,746 0.07 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 9,733-100.00
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 0 0.00 5,000-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Mozambique

The major share of Russian imports from Mozambique 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) - 99.49% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (99.11% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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) - an increase of $2,136,249;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $103,659.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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 $122,912.
Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 227,962 2.90 350,874-35.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 103,659 1.32 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 7,498,805 95.28 5,362,55639.84
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 39,950 0.51 49,810-19.80
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 229 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 800-100.00
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 0 0.00 779-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia