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

Russia’s Trade with Malawi

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Malawi was $17,650,054, down 12.50% ($2,521,260) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $3,061, down 99.94% ($4,797,603) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $17,646,993, up 14.81% ($2,276,343) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade deficit with Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $17,643,932, a 66.92% increase ($7,073,946) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Malawi was Russia’s 126th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 129th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0129% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0122% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Malawi was Russia’s 191st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 139th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0000% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0046% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Malawi was Russia’s 91st largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 93rd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0305% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0246% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Malawi

The major share of Russian exports to Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (0.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.00% of Russia’s total exports to Malawi (99.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,321.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Malawi 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 $4,798,764;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $160.
Russia’s exports to Malawi in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
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 4,798,764-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,061 100.00 1,74075.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 160-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Malawi

The major share of Russian imports from Malawi 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) - 100.00% of Russia’s total imports from Malawi (100.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,919,996;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $265,133;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $91,930.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Malawi 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 315,065 1.79 223,13541.20
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 265,133 1.50 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 17,066,795 96.71 15,146,79912.68
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 0 0.00 716-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia