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

Russia’s Trade with Mozambique

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Mozambique totaled $33,874,167, up 12.33% ($3,717,313) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $27,474,125, up 3.12% ($831,325) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2020 totaled $6,400,042, up 82.13% ($2,885,988) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $21,074,083, a 8.88% decrease ($2,054,663) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Mozambique was Russia’s 108th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 116th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0248% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0182% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Mozambique was Russia’s 98th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 106th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0349% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0258% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Mozambique was Russia’s 105th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 114th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0111% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0056% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Mozambique

The major share of Russian exports to Mozambique 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) - 86.30% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (79.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.39% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (18.53% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.25% of Russia’s total exports to Mozambique (2.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Mozambique 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 $2,642,443;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $159,468.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $1,354,826;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $522,952.
Russia’s exports to Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
02 Meat and edible meat offal 57,661 0.21 0
10 Cereals 23,653,709 86.09 21,011,26612.58
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 62,849-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 70,006 0.25 592,958-88.19
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 44,095 0.16 93,935-53.06
29 Organic chemicals 159,468 0.58 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 16,640-100.00
31 Fertilizers 3,470,385 12.63 4,825,211-28.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,365 0.02 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 984 0.00 84816.04
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 4,114-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 2,138-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 6,232-100.00
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 0 0.00 137-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,932 0.02 6,472-8.34
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 20,000-100.00
SS Classified 7,520 0.03 0

Russia’s Imports from Mozambique

The major share of Russian imports from Mozambique 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 Mozambique (98.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Mozambique (1.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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 $3,264,561;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $43,279.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Mozambique 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) - a decrease of $378,378;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $43,313.
Russia’s imports from Mozambique in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
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 71,820 1.12 450,198-84.05
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 43,279 0.68 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 6,284,871 98.20 3,020,310108.09
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 43,313-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 53 0.00 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 19 0.00 233-91.85
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia