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

Russia’s Trade with Nigeria

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Nigeria totaled $107,968,085, up 65.57% ($42,758,886) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $95,597,359, up 55.32% ($34,048,760) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 totaled $12,370,726, up 237.94% ($8,710,126) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $83,226,633, a 43.77% increase ($25,338,634) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Nigeria was Russia’s 75th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 91st in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0885% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0407% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Nigeria was Russia’s 66th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 82nd in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1367% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0611% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Nigeria was Russia’s 92nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 116th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0237% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0062% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Nigeria

The major share of Russian exports to Nigeria 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) - 40.02% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (0.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 25.15% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (9.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 22.41% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (11.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.95% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (21.72% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.03% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (1.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.36% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (6.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Nigeria 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 $37,923,245;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $18,635,882;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $14,415,386;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $859,363;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $409,652;
  • 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 $314,925;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $302,757.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Nigeria 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 $3,311,841;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,470,493;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,761,918;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $646,436;
  • 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 $518,893.
Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 184,037 0.19 159,23815.57
10 Cereals 37,923,277 39.67 32118,510,140.63
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 8-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 50,295-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 152,516 0.16 54,596179.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 19,259-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 409,652 0.43 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 10,058,257 10.52 13,370,098-24.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,346,893 1.41 1,031,96830.52
29 Organic chemicals 302,757 0.32 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,940,000 2.03 3,701,918-47.59
31 Fertilizers 18,635,882 19.49 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,556,074 1.63 696,711123.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 5,500-100.00
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 0 0.00 41,569-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 224,724 0.24 58,649283.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,495 0.00 80585.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 33,302 0.03 65,756-49.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 356 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 154 0.00 154,243-99.90
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 129,175 0.14 54,601136.58
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 858,533 0.90 631,76335.89
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 40-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 9,229-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 73,533-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 831 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 145 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 21,364,959 22.35 6,949,573207.43
73 Articles of iron or steel 54,918 0.06 87,471-37.22
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 848-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 265 0.00 93184.95
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 353 0.00 10,463-96.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 78 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 248,644 0.26 2,719,137-90.86
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 3,297 0.00 522,190-99.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 252 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 88,729 0.09 735,165-87.93
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 2,649 0.00 220,809-98.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5 0.00 0
SS Classified 75,150 0.08 30 123 039-99.75

Russia’s Imports from Nigeria

The major share of Russian imports from Nigeria 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) - 99.34% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (95.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (4.24% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $8,530,558;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $415,530;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $147,046;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $77,578.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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 $265,484;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $150,040.
Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
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 0 0.00 3,179-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 18,656-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 265,484-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 269,796 2.18 122,750119.79
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,057 0.01 3,593-70.58
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,567,122 12.67 1,151,59236.08
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 300 0.00 4,376-93.14
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10,450,472 84.48 1,919,914444.32
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 185 0.00 2,890-93.60
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 342 0.00 3,931-91.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 679-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 4,340-100.00
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 0 0.00 948-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 150,040-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 77,578 0.63 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 520-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 7,571-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 137-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,874 0.03 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia