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Russian trade in goods with Algeria in Q2 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 Algeria in the second quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $675,537,752, up 69.04% ($275,910,996) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $673,291,946, up 69.50% ($276,079,360) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $2,245,806, down 6.97% ($168,364) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $671,046,140, a 69.97% increase ($276,247,724) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Algeria was Russia’s 33rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 56th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.5537% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2496% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Algeria was Russia’s 22nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 42nd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.9630% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3942% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Algeria was Russia’s 117th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 121st in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0043% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0041% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

The major share of Russian exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 63.54% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (9.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.33% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (16.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.61% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (8.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (40.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.53% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (2.66% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $388,802,900;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $15,577,631;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $11,594,270.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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) - a decrease of $148,162,530;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $34,016,914;
  • 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 $13,880,170;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $6,479,121.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 941,096-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 87,170-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 75,470 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 29,443,549 4.37 28,241,1694.26
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,515,813 0.23 3,450,092-56.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 872,897 0.13 239,268264.82
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12,172,551 1.81 160,335,081-92.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 365,172 0.05 392,015-6.85
29 Organic chemicals 1,032 0.00 1,908,491-99.95
31 Fertilizers 1,289,238 0.19 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,245,243 0.18 1,352,733-7.95
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 315 0.00 17,092-98.16
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,540 0.00 2711,206.27
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 244,357 0.04 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 28,616 0.00 13,076118.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 40,621 0.01 92,174-55.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 321,169 0.05 6,800,290-95.28
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 33,719-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 868,516 0.13 1,641,041-47.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,720 0.00 1504,380.00
52 Cotton 5,427 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 1 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 54 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 142 0.00 2,724-94.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13,784 0.00 208,796-93.40
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 60,445 0.01 15,298295.12
70 Glass and glassware 403,520 0.06 162,296148.63
72 Iron and steel 33,192,323 4.93 67,209,237-50.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,827,090 2.35 249,4596,244.57
74 Copper and articles thereof 15,787 0.00 3,802315.23
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,602-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 315,710 0.05 3,3089,443.83
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 11-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 1 0.00 675-99.85
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,829 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,312 0.00 2,764345.44
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 8,522-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,221,625 0.33 597,875271.59
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 7,161,030 1.06 21,041,200-65.97
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 10,040-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 405,758,029 60.26 16,955,1292,293.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 440,052 0.07 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,234,231 1.82 639,9611,811.72
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9,675 0.00 3502,664.29
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 329 0.00 15,749-97.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 16-100.00
SS Classified 147,122,726 21.85 84 538 84474.03

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

The major share of Russian imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd 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 Algeria (98.64% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (1.35% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $20,850.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $114,806;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $34,937;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $28,239.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,132,977 94.98 2,167,914-1.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 71,157 3.17 185,963-61.74
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 6,720-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 41,640 1.85 20,790100.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 105-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 28,239-100.00
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 32 0.00 2,802-98.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,637-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia