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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Malawi totaled $18,035,741, up 10.41% ($1,700,909) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $2,246,572, up 16,058.90% ($2,232,669) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $15,789,169, down 3.26% ($531,760) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $13,542,597, a 16.95% decrease ($2,764,429) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Malawi was Russia’s 119th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 127th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0148% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0102% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Malawi was Russia’s 132nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 183rd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0032% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0000% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Malawi was Russia’s 88th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 91st in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0303% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0275% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 93.55% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.45% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (84.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (4.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (11.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $2,101,676;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $144,896.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $11,719.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
10 Cereals 2,101,676 93.55 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,600-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 144,896 6.45 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 584-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 11,719-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 99.91% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (99.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $88,890.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $386,555;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $247,401.
Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 148,121 0.94 534,676-72.30
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 88,890 0.56 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 15,538,020 98.41 15,785,421-1.57
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 99 0.00 378-73.81
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 14,039 0.09 3933,472.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 61-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia