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

Russia’s Trade with Egypt

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Egypt was $807,793,643, down 28.62% ($323,867,302) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $753,862,688, down 29.56% ($316,357,699) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $53,930,955, down 12.22% ($7,509,603) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $699,931,733, a 30.62% decrease ($308,848,096) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Egypt was Russia’s 29th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 31st in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.5915% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6823% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Egypt was Russia’s 22nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 20th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.9585% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.0358% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Egypt was Russia’s 73rd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 71st in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0931% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0982% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Egypt

The major share of Russian exports to Egypt 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) - 59.72% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (32.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.69% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (20.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 9.85% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (7.88% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.74% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (8.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.47% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (6.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.46% of Russia’s total exports to Egypt (1.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $110,977,242;
  • Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds (HS code 86) - an increase of $43,340,025;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $30,315,788;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3,440,926.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $101,876,281;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $45,225,338;
  • 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 $32,874,297;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $19,053,208;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $18,243,754;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $12,324,853;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $9,024,851;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $8,967,445;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $7,941,196;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $4,600,000.
Russia’s exports to Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 2,400-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 302,391 0.04 784,089-61.43
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 415,505-100.00
10 Cereals 435,260,530 57.74 324,283,28834.22
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 513,467 0.07 2,130,171-75.90
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 13,050,370 1.73 22,017,815-40.73
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 70,100 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 249,756 0.03 687,301-63.66
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 46,059 0.01 168,876-72.73
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 699,992 0.09 19,1453,556.27
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,694,057 0.36 1,833,18746.96
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 7,941,196-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 15,955,033 2.12 61,180,371-73.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,950,532 0.52 4,940,749-20.04
29 Organic chemicals 1,329,796 0.18 3,214,532-58.63
30 Pharmaceutical products 370,169 0.05 366,6150.97
31 Fertilizers 481,440 0.06 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 9,104 0.00 1,225643.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 17,471 0.00 18,806-7.10
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 154,438 0.02 3,1004,881.87
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 732 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 758,675-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,784,869 0.77 3,556,37262.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,055,649 0.27 443,929363.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,358,867 0.58 917,941374.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 621-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 67,705,409 8.98 76,730,260-11.76
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 177,478-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,565,580 0.87 7,378,062-11.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,729 0.00 55,061-89.60
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 2,236-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,071 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 22-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 278-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 23-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 716 0.00 4,040-82.28
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 39,037-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 44,194 0.01 34,13729.46
72 Iron and steel 40,181,262 5.33 142,057,543-71.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,598,660 0.61 23,651,868-80.56
74 Copper and articles thereof 80,370,193 10.66 50,054,40560.57
75 Nickel and articles thereof 11,195 0.00 1,784527.52
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 141,902 0.02 43,567225.71
78 Lead and articles thereof 2 0.00 20.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 14,961 0.00 3,770296.84
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 435,907 0.06 78,109458.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 66,402 0.01 117,920-43.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,565,661 0.34 14,890,514-82.77
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 17,517,852 2.32 50,392,149-65.24
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 43,340,025 5.75 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 933,295 0.12 19,177,049-95.13
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 4,600,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,516,759 0.20 876,99572.95
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 612 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 76,027 0.01 103,065-26.23
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 43,409 0.01 8,590405.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 881-100.00
SS Classified 367,043 0.05 244 055 633-99.85

Russia’s Imports from Egypt

The major share of Russian imports from Egypt 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) - 54.41% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (55.34% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.86% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (10.78% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.15% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (15.68% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.96% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (13.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.23% of Russia’s total imports from Egypt (1.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,326,038;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,303,013;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,041,049;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $855,333;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $447,085;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $337,638;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $328,662;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $235,136;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $188,856;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $177,972.

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

  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $3,916,966;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,671,447;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,941,516;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $959,395;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $759,295;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $571,938;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $510,299;
  • 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 $397,576;
  • Carpets and other textile floor coverings (HS code 57) - a decrease of $385,640;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $277,779;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $202,577.
Russia’s imports from Egypt in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 66,052 0.12 12,436431.14
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,248,875 6.02 5,190,391-37.41
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 23,074,539 42.79 21,748,5016.10
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 178,318 0.33 125,26042.36
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,661,192 3.08 1,323,55425.51
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 30,113 0.06 7,314311.72
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 172,870 0.32 932,165-81.45
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 488,680 0.91 4,405,646-88.91
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 421,762 0.78 232,90681.09
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 774 0.00 20,702-96.26
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,264,443 2.34 409,110209.07
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 479,327 0.89 334,68143.22
30 Pharmaceutical products 333,834 0.62 4,005,281-91.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 132,209 0.25 58,288126.82
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 39,922 0.07 317,701-87.43
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 1,932,575 3.58 1,697,43913.85
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 454,755 0.84 7,6705,829.01
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 747,031 1.39 569,05931.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,729,736 3.21 2,301,674-24.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,719,558 3.19 678,509153.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,291 0.01 13,512-53.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 139,677 0.26 0
52 Cotton 35,813 0.07 9,268286.42
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 50,606 0.09 15,963217.02
54 Man-made filaments 240,549 0.45 352,870-31.83
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 46,226-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 23,941-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 682,279 1.27 1,067,919-36.11
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,008 0.00 748168.45
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,341,759 2.49 1,544,336-13.12
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,464,979 8.28 5,424,374-17.69
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 32,752 0.06 54,859-40.30
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,718 0.00 1,13151.90
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 95,177 0.18 155,471-38.78
69 Ceramic products 535,591 0.99 1,045,890-48.79
70 Glass and glassware 534,431 0.99 205,769159.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 202 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 38,064 0.07 28,99131.30
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 30 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 213-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1 0.00 27-96.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,527,885 2.83 224,872579.45
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 5,920,048 10.98 6,317,624-6.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 24,884 0.05 34,479-27.83
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,263 0.01 48,333-91.18
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 612 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 66,949 0.12 160,369-58.25
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,820 0.01 28,642-72.70
SS Classified 0 0.00 256 444-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia