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

Russia’s Trade with Ethiopia

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Ethiopia was $7,194,278, down 60.12% ($10,843,397) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Ethiopia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $2,674,265, down 72.16% ($6,931,062) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Ethiopia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $4,520,013, down 46.40% ($3,912,335) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Ethiopia went from a surplus of $1,172,979 in the 3rd quarter of 2019, to a deficit of $1,845,748 in the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Ethiopia was Russia’s 144th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 133rd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0053% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0109% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Ethiopia was Russia’s 145th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 126th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0034% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0093% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Ethiopia was Russia’s 111th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 99th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0078% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0135% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Ethiopia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.31% of Russia’s total exports to Ethiopia (2.41% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 13.05% of Russia’s total exports to Ethiopia (4.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.53% of Russia’s total exports to Ethiopia (1.58% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.35% of Russia’s total exports to Ethiopia (91.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $399,345;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $161,730;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $59,986;
  • 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 $10,960.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Ethiopia 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 $8,688,128;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $77,003;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $16,033;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $13,421;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $9,380.
Russia’s exports to Ethiopia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
10 Cereals 0 0.00 8,688,128-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 143,206 5.35 83,22072.08
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 74 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 538 0.02 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,354 0.50 10,50927.07
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,879 0.11 756280.82
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 650 0.02 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 325-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8 0.00 13,429-99.94
40 Rubber and articles thereof 605,813 22.65 206,468193.42
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 348,863 13.05 425,866-18.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 16,033-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,979 0.07 1731,043.93
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,194 0.31 1,985312.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 79-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 2,116-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 204,885 7.66 43,155374.77
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 65,601 2.45 54,64120.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 9,380-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 37,983 1.42 44,723-15.07
SS Classified 1,240,238 46.38 4 34128,470.33

Russia’s Imports from Ethiopia

The major share of Russian imports from Ethiopia 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) - 81.55% of Russia’s total imports from Ethiopia (91.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 17.62% of Russia’s total imports from Ethiopia (8.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Ethiopia 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) - an increase of $278,295;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $34,732.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $2,269,139;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,501,927;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $159,573;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $158,463;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - a decrease of $120,165;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - a decrease of $18,308.
Russia’s imports from Ethiopia in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 175,759 3.89 295,924-40.61
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 561,804 12.43 2,063,731-72.78
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,891,804 63.98 5,160,943-43.97
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 50,308 1.11 208,771-75.90
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 6,487 0.14 24,795-73.84
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 34,732 0.77 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,882 0.06 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 595,577 13.18 317,28287.71
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 200,655 4.44 360,228-44.30
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 0.00 113-95.58
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 156-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 405-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia