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Russian trade in goods with Morocco 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 Morocco in the first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Morocco was $330,886,563, down 1.78% ($6,008,412) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $218,555,615, up 23.92% ($42,189,362) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $112,330,948, down 30.02% ($48,197,774) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $106,224,667, a 570.71% increase ($90,387,136) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Morocco was Russia’s 57th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 58th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2141% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2370% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Morocco was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 61st in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2369% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1982% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Morocco was Russia’s 56th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 48th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1803% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.3020% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 58.76% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (70.71% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.99% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (15.33% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.90% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (4.79% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.30% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (7.57% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $14,249,582;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $14,027,943;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $9,285,949;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $7,768,204;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,077,967;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,519,613;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,440,027.

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $4,244,642;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $4,040,860;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $1,712,352.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 414,687 0.19 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 17,375 0.01 0
10 Cereals 20,866,325 9.55 6,616,743215.36
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 1,712,352-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 306,238 0.14 43,968596.50
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 26,029 0.01 21,57220.66
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 39,663-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 13,075-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8,467,310 3.87 699,1061,111.16
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 119,963,286 54.89 124,004,146-3.26
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 30,064,284 13.76 20,778,33544.69
29 Organic chemicals 3,274,100 1.50 196,1331,569.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,954,736 1.35 3,452,000-14.41
31 Fertilizers 14,749,693 6.75 721,7501,943.60
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 306,053 0.14 113,190170.39
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 102,773 0.05 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 4,552 0.00 8,334-45.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,618 0.00 61,422-82.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,142,602 1.44 1,702,57584.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,223 0.01 11,15518.54
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 42 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 480,348 0.22 445,1987.90
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 40,907 0.02 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 444,406 0.20 1,029,299-56.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 100-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 4,587-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3 0.00 1,876-99.84
70 Glass and glassware 11,852 0.01 5542,039.35
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 2,400-100.00
72 Iron and steel 9,804,541 4.49 7,284,92834.59
73 Articles of iron or steel 16,319 0.01 2,640518.14
74 Copper and articles thereof 29 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,768,889 0.81 6,013,531-70.58
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 52,926-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 434 0.00 90382.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 213,351 0.10 252,451-15.49
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 5,435 0.00 411,847-98.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,051,778 0.48 554,89689.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,841 0.01 41,693-59.61
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 938 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 15,618 0.01 2,588503.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 69,130-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco 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) - 58.50% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (69.64% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 30.18% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (22.47% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.48% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (2.34% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.25% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.64% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.83% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.95% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco 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, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2,046,868;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $1,103,319;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,092,470;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $986,862;
  • 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 $926,669;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $829,101;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $381,105.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $43,413,405;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $5,330,830;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $3,664,918;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $1,957,533.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,687,118 4.17 3,583,79930.79
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,010,874 0.90 44,424,279-97.72
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 58,644,003 52.21 62,308,921-5.88
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17,490 0.02 18,747-6.71
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 499,716 0.44 420,17818.93
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 172,498 0.15 159,1598.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 51,533 0.05 41,41424.43
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 53,136 0.05 66,280-19.83
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,398 0.01 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 174,125 0.16 142,87821.87
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 741 0.00 4,155-82.17
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 396,607 0.35 629,515-37.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 829,101 0.74 0
26 Ores, slag and ash 10,970 0.01 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 77-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 165 0.00 75120.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,198,205 1.07 905,14332.38
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 7,780 0.01 2,820175.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 152,148 0.14 90,41868.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 47,928 0.04 33,48943.12
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 73,291 0.07 68,8116.51
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 37 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 16 0.00 4,491-99.64
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 9,548 0.01 12,821-25.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,501 0.01 4,38848.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 638-100.00
52 Cotton 10,232 0.01 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 44,578 0.04 6,427593.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3,499 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 58,753 0.05 48,50721.12
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 16,581 0.01 4,605260.07
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,345,813 5.65 5,358,95118.42
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 21,467,249 19.11 19,420,38110.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 89,860 0.08 19,596358.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,847,355 5.21 11,178,185-47.69
65 Headgear and parts thereof 18,908 0.02 34,589-45.34
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 22,346 0.02 40,615-44.98
69 Ceramic products 347,214 0.31 292,27218.80
70 Glass and glassware 6,426 0.01 4,57440.49
73 Articles of iron or steel 921,635 0.82 1,121,040-17.79
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,957,533-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 228 0.00 21,141-98.92
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 111-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,356 0.00 10,755-68.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,443 0.00 19,717-87.61
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,681,378 1.50 588,908185.51
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 3,608,004 3.21 2,681,33534.56
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 858,816 0.76 477,71179.78
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,812 0.01 2,388227.14
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 11,545 0.01 1,333766.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,710 0.00 89990.21
SS Classified 2,902,278 2.58 4 314 653-32.73
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia