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

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $491,480,991, up 70.21% ($202,735,729) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $490,468,202, up 70.74% ($203,208,350) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $1,012,789, down 31.82% ($472,621) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $489,455,413, a 71.27% increase ($203,680,971) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Algeria was Russia’s 45th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 65th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3599% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1741% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Algeria was Russia’s 32nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 50th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.6236% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2780% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Algeria was Russia’s 127th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 128th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0017% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0024% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 38.32% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (40.22% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.53% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (4.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.10% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (2.77% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.67% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (45.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.56% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (4.44% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $120,515,464;
  • 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 $16,154,132;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $10,950,547;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,324,203.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 over the 3rd 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 $126,990,917;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $60,764,942;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $9,956,937;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3,475,035;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2,665,422.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 1,114,114-100.00
10 Cereals 19,273 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 269,000 0.05 155,58372.90
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 43,509-100.00
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 7,830 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 14,565,469 2.97 3,614,922302.93
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 353,376 0.07 3,018,798-88.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,200 0.00 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3,501 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,292,007 0.26 307,313320.42
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,971,771 0.40 128,962,688-98.47
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 196,116 0.04 52,002277.13
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 167,764-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 3,663-100.00
31 Fertilizers 1,947,412 0.40 984,96597.71
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 302,995 0.06 1,372,742-77.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 653 0.00 0
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 12,538 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 438 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 87,397 0.02 9,097860.72
39 Plastics and articles thereof 50,168 0.01 45,32210.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 148,872 0.03 10,105,809-98.53
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 23 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 2,921-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 69,253 0.01 147,335-53.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 642,111 0.13 422,13652.11
50 Silk 1 0.00 0
52 Cotton 1,606 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 224 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 299 0.00 19,284-98.45
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,786 0.00 4,85160.50
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 42 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 104 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,679 0.00 1,53075.10
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20,673 0.00 2,185846.13
70 Glass and glassware 518,289 0.11 17,6472,836.98
72 Iron and steel 16,732,012 3.41 12,407,80934.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 469,699 0.10 312,56550.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,247 0.00 10,517-88.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,795-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 40,529 0.01 45,168-10.27
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,286 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 6,175-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 81,641 0.02 127,914-36.18
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,423,749 0.70 64,188,691-94.67
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 23,366,950 4.76 7,212,818223.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 160,144,128 32.65 39,628,664304.11
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,027,314 0.21 4,502,349-77.18
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 10,025 0.00 4,866106.02
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 76,606 0.02 8,891761.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 28 0.00 378-92.59
SS Classified 262,591,881 53.54 8 225 0723,092.58

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

The major share of Russian imports from Algeria 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) - 69.69% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (65.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 23.81% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.10% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.57% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.76% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (34.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • 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 $197,065;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $24,780;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $22,758;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $20,056;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $17,853;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $10,830;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $9,858;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $8,676;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $7,716;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $6,048.

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

  • 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 $513,613;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $213,167;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $46,368;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $24,988.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 598,950 59.14 645,318-7.19
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 61,908 6.11 86,896-28.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 40,681 4.02 20,62597.24
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,237 0.42 217,404-98.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 513,613-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,716 0.76 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 125-100.00
52 Cotton 6,048 0.60 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9,858 0.97 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,758 2.25 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,676 0.86 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24,780 2.45 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 197,065 19.46 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19,282 1.90 1,4291,249.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,830 1.07 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia