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

Russia’s Trade with Mozambique

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Mozambique totaled $17,012,132, up 113.54% ($9,045,544) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Mozambique in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $9,646,922, up 4,332.94% ($9,429,303) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $7,365,210, down 4.95% ($383,759) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Mozambique went from a deficit of $7,531,350 in the 2nd quarter of 2019, to a surplus of $2,281,712 in the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Mozambique was Russia’s 121st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 140th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0139% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0050% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Mozambique was Russia’s 114th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 164th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0138% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0002% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Mozambique was Russia’s 100th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 102nd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0141% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0131% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Mozambique

The major share of Russian exports to Mozambique 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) - 74.00% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.04% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (0.97% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.95% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (56.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (3.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (8.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (27.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mozambique 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 $7,138,855;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,298,465;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $187,680.

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

  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $121,877;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $49,836.
Russia’s exports to Mozambique in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
10 Cereals 7,138,855 74.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 121,877-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 187,680 1.95 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 20,883 0.22 0
31 Fertilizers 2,298,465 23.83 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,117-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 18,617-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,039 0.01 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 182-100.00
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 10,065-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 49,836-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 140-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 850-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 5,735-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 8 200-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Mozambique

The major share of Russian imports from Mozambique 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) - 99.97% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (97.54% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (2.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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) - an increase of $133,124.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $229,784;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $190,598;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $98,876.
Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
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 278,989 3.79 377,865-26.17
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 133,124 1.81 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 6,950,666 94.37 7,180,450-3.20
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 190,598-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 502 0.01 0
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 56-100.00
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 1,929 0.03 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia