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

Russia’s Trade with Nigeria

In the 3rd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Nigeria was $148,813,386, down 6.63% ($10,560,467) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $142,997,477, down 0.66% ($952,102) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $5,815,909, down 62.29% ($9,608,365) from the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Nigeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $137,181,568, a 6.74% increase ($8,656,263) over the 3rd quarter of 2019.

Nigeria was Russia’s 75th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 74th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1090% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0961% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Nigeria was Russia’s 63rd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (up from 66th in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.1818% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1393% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Nigeria was Russia’s 107th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2020 (down from 92nd in the 3rd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0100% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0247% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Nigeria

The major share of Russian exports to Nigeria 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) - 75.12% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (66.31% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.52% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (13.66% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.09% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (5.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.61% of Russia’s total exports to Nigeria (13.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Nigeria 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 $11,910,685;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $6,338,949;
  • 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 $1,188,612;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $433,594.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Nigeria 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 $14,566,540;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $5,146,238;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $588,888.
Russia’s exports to Nigeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 206,188 0.14 106,22894.10
10 Cereals 107,064,248 74.87 95,153,56312.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 39,456 0.03 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 78,667 0.06 187,905-58.13
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 32,619 0.02 14222,871.13
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,159,984 3.61 19,726,524-73.84
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 400,960 0.28 326,51422.80
29 Organic chemicals 268,808 0.19 682,974-60.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 11,598,775 8.11 16,745,013-30.73
31 Fertilizers 7,770,581 5.43 1,431,632442.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 624,700 0.44 326,45691.36
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14,839 0.01 12,10022.64
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 0 0.00 17,920-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 78,285 0.05 105,752-25.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,058 0.00 20,275-94.78
40 Rubber and articles thereof 103 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 39-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 39,736 0.03 5,376639.14
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 80,024 0.06 668,912-88.04
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 916,186 0.64 482,59289.85
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 27-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 86-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 12,292-100.00
72 Iron and steel 7,269,212 5.08 7,292,377-0.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 15,016 0.01 21,345-29.65
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,028-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 253-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 601-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 140-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 573 0.00 188,573-99.70
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 1,308,670 0.92 120,058990.03
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 71,987-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,509 0.01 40,960-64.58
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 91 0.00 4,028-97.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,189 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 21-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 195 886-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Nigeria

The major share of Russian imports from Nigeria 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) - 90.96% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (99.85% in the 3rd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.09% of Russia’s total imports from Nigeria (0.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2019).

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

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $470,628;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $210,635;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $44,922;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $31,853.

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

  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $8,347,059;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $1,310,154;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $691,333;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $28,449;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $21,138.
Russia’s imports from Nigeria in the 3rd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2020
over Q3 2019
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,643 0.03 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 55,109 0.95 10,187440.97
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 25,449 0.44 716,782-96.45
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 306,204 5.26 95,569220.40
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6,070 0.10 3,68264.86
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 685,328 11.78 1,995,482-65.66
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,382 0.04 30,831-92.27
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,198,397 72.19 12,545,456-66.53
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,336 0.13 928690.52
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,695 0.03 2,414-29.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 284 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 458 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,337 0.14 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 388 0.01 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 31,853 0.55 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 10,963 0.19 1,805507.37
74 Copper and articles thereof 470,628 8.09 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 21,138-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 567 0.01 0
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 2,818 0.05 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia