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Russian trade in goods with Albania in Q1 2021

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Albania in the first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Albania

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Albania was $22,154,814, down 43.20% ($16,851,613) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $18,210,736, down 48.52% ($17,160,822) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $3,944,078, up 8.51% ($309,209) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $14,266,658, a 55.05% decrease ($17,470,031) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Albania was Russia’s 120th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 102nd in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0143% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0274% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Albania was Russia’s 110th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 88th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0197% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0398% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Albania was Russia’s 110th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 111th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0063% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0068% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Albania

The major share of Russian exports to Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 48.86% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (32.06% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 37.21% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.64% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 3.87% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (54.40% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.67% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (0.83% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.15% of Russia’s total exports to Albania (6.36% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,552,247;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $238,181;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $123,984;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $84,466;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $63,316.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 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 $18,520,568;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,011,447;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,718,652;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $899,200;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $668,052;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $319,022.
Russia’s exports to Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
10 Cereals 8,660,024 47.55 8,536,0401.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 1,718,652-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 899,200-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 416 0.00 19,621-97.88
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 13,098-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 236,937 1.30 152,47155.40
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 16,240-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 704,792 3.87 19,225,360-96.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 3,989-100.00
31 Fertilizers 144,694 0.79 2,156,141-93.29
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9,361 0.05 45,890-79.60
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 8,130-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 2,298-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 55,691 0.31 32,40771.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 486,937 2.67 248,75695.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 36 0.00 41,904-99.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,412-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 96 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 721 0.00 38885.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 374 0.00 103,640.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 878 0.00 1,060-17.17
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 22,355 0.12 17,31229.13
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 319,022-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,006,340 5.53 1,674,392-39.90
72 Iron and steel 6,776,275 37.21 224,0282,924.74
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1,077-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 74,002 0.41 10,686592.51
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 12,002 0.07 1,974508.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,665 0.10 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 140 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Albania

The major share of Russian imports from Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 95.22% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (95.35% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.72% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (0.87% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.14% of Russia’s total imports from Albania (1.19% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $223,661;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $82,560;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $21,048;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $14,884.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $26,785;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $21,339.
Russia’s imports from Albania in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 1,197-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,730 0.25 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 35,178 0.89 42,001-16.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,246 0.03 22,585-94.48
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,560 0.04 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 26 0.00 63-58.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 67,681 1.72 71,587-5.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,894 0.05 1,40534.80
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 32,133 0.81 11,085189.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 33,970 0.86 19,08677.98
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 672,125 17.04 698,910-3.83
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,030,486 51.48 1,947,9264.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,820 0.25 2244,536.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,042,481 26.43 818,82027.32
65 Headgear and parts thereof 448 0.01 92386.96
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 103 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 208 0.01 33530.30
79 Zinc and articles thereof 401 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 870 0.02 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 414 0.01 57626.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2 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 3,296 0.08 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia