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Russian trade in goods with Albania in Q3 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 Albania in the third quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Albania

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Albania was $23,319,550, down 24.43% ($7,537,894) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $18,136,806, down 28.73% ($7,312,956) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $5,182,744, down 4.16% ($224,938) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $12,954,062, a 35.37% decrease ($7,088,018) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Albania was Russia’s 117th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 115th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0171% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0186% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Albania was Russia’s 107th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 108th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0231% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0246% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Albania was Russia’s 109th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 107th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0089% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0086% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 55.82% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (59.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.77% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (8.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.04% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (11.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.07% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.54% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (14.50% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,170,558;
  • 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) - an increase of $196,595;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $115,834;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $108,745;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $94,016;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $72,425;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $54,868.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $5,031,813;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,689,565;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $910,020;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $405,059;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $74,331.
Russia’s exports to Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
10 Cereals 8,246,353 45.47 13,278,166-37.90
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 13,106 0.07 21,040-37.71
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,685,294 9.29 1,647,8942.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 39,353 0.22 3,0411,194.08
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 139,179 0.77 84,31165.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,728,236 15.04 2,802,567-2.65
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 405,059-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 6,303-100.00
31 Fertilizers 3,841,101 21.18 1,670,543129.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 60,104 0.33 48,52723.86
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 20,638 0.11 40,561-49.12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 2,007-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,438 0.15 17,76748.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,551-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 52-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 220,671 1.22 104,837110.49
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 149,542 0.82 77,11793.92
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,330 0.03 2918,279.31
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,350-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 10,052-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 4,160-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 27-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 15,626 0.09 23,596-33.78
70 Glass and glassware 495,150 2.73 1,405,170-64.76
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 3,689,565-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 94,016 0.52 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 798 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,253 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,627 0.21 77,254-50.00
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 205,146 1.13 8,5512,299.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 108,745 0.60 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 18,247-100.00
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 100 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 418-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Albania

The major share of Russian imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 94.65% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (91.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.70% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (0.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $189,288;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $73,007;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $67,933.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $238,701;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $185,242;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $84,271;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $62,124.
Russia’s imports from Albania in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 88,007 1.70 15,000486.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,170 0.08 1823,066.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 116 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 109,709 2.12 41,776162.61
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 84,271-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,859 0.13 1,954251.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 11,398 0.22 13,497-15.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 17,717 0.34 12,01947.41
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 608,308 11.74 847,009-28.18
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,758,794 33.94 1,569,50612.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 71 0.00 131-45.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,533,644 48.89 2,542,525-0.35
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,693 0.09 952,044.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 148 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 980 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 499 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 3,057 0.06 1222,405.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 125 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 5,520 0.11 3,55055.49
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28,929 0.56 214,171-86.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 62,124-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia