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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Morocco was $255,858,752, down 8.78% ($24,631,438) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $206,513,004, up 19.24% ($33,319,781) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $49,345,748, down 54.01% ($57,951,219) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $157,167,256, a 138.51% increase ($91,271,000) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Morocco was Russia’s 66th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 65th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2097% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1752% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Morocco was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 60th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.2954% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1719% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Morocco was Russia’s 71st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 59th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0947% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1809% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 43.20% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (33.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 34.58% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (27.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.37% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (26.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.93% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (12.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco 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) - an increase of $33,275,262;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $24,405,604;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,994,739.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $9,854,931;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $6,779,683;
  • 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 $5,267,414;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $2,021,594;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,277,038.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
10 Cereals 71,142,721 34.45 46,737,11752.22
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 11,347-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 17,579 0.01 1,1841,384.71
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 255,555 0.12 94,110171.55
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,535 0.00 12,852-49.15
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,773,406 2.80 7,795,000-25.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 83,446,490 40.41 50,171,22866.32
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 31,726,901 15.36 36,994,315-14.24
29 Organic chemicals 124,204 0.06 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,554,500 1.72 4,831,538-26.43
31 Fertilizers 739,705 0.36 1,337,391-44.69
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 143,909 0.07 235,930-39.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 8,513-100.00
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 2,053 0.00 725183.17
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 17,431 0.01 56,991-69.41
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,694,956 1.79 1,700,217117.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 70,728-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 37 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 169,664 0.08 157,9547.41
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 35,864-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,252,075 0.61 1,336,915-6.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,084-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 4,345-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 9,793-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 14,984 0.01 14,7151.83
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 5,579-100.00
72 Iron and steel 716,860 0.35 7,496,543-90.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 325,991-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 2-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,269,297 1.58 13,124,228-75.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 3-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 358,213 0.17 29,2181,126.00
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 82,946 0.04 68,65120.82
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 258,813-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,251 0.00 160,696-98.60
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 731 0.00 0
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 0 0.00 20,081-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 50,824-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 137-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 32 601-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 64.98% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (52.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 18.99% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (26.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.01% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (11.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.96% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (2.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.18% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.73% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $15,449,024;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $14,711,209;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $8,747,825;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $8,134,058;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $3,593,103;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,126,829;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,060,004;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $912,845;
  • 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 $602,790;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $470,188;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $329,697;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $258,201;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $251,355.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,336,052 4.73 2,806,240-16.76
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 17,299-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,990 0.00 1,21663.65
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,236,703 16.69 16,984,528-51.50
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 20,967,118 42.49 35,678,327-41.23
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 26,354 0.05 22,60716.57
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 92,848 0.19 122,788-24.38
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 163,415 0.33 163,677-0.16
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 18,876 0.04 56,752-66.74
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 49,321 0.10 113,450-56.53
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 37,830 0.08 296,031-87.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 136,641 0.28 85,63059.57
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 74,031-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 912,845-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 22,608-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 136-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 472,195 0.96 442,8296.63
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 0 0.00 1,030-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 41-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 77,914 0.16 167,751-53.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 33,501 0.07 144,139-76.76
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 22,344 0.05 42,343-47.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 239 0.00 6,802-96.49
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 5,406 0.01 4711,402.13
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 27,348 0.06 5,659383.27
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 25,011-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 147-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 23,892-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,788 0.01 60,092-92.03
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,476 0.01 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 21,843 0.04 23,025-5.13
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,267 0.01 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,995,023 4.04 5,588,126-64.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,897,252 11.95 21,346,276-72.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,672 0.01 5,310-49.68
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,425,098 2.89 1,317,6348.16
65 Headgear and parts thereof 15,227 0.03 36,924-58.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 43,377 0.09 21,92697.83
69 Ceramic products 424,474 0.86 754,171-43.72
70 Glass and glassware 111 0.00 3,330-96.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 838,341 1.70 1,898,345-55.84
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 251,355-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,736 0.01 1902,918.95
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,479 0.02 6,9158.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 116,599 0.24 4,0852,754.32
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 638,240 1.29 1,765,069-63.84
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 1,996,967 4.05 2,599,757-23.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 327,676 0.66 8,461,734-96.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 967 0.00 3,138-69.18
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 561 0.00 1,184-52.62
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 5,693-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 247 0.00 4,130-94.02
SS Classified 2,869,231 5.81 4 920 702-41.69
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia