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Russian trade in goods with Algeria in Q2 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 Algeria in the second quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Algeria

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Algeria totaled $860,324,891, up 27.35% ($184,787,139) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $847,962,050, up 25.94% ($174,670,104) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $12,362,841, up 450.49% ($10,117,035) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 was $835,599,209, a 24.52% increase ($164,553,069) over the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Algeria was Russia’s 39th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 33rd in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.4546% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5537% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Algeria was Russia’s 31st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 22nd in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.7372% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.9630% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Algeria was Russia’s 99th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 117th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0167% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0043% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Algeria

The major share of Russian exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.65% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (63.54% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.76% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (4.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.22% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (7.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.65% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (0.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.54% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (0.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.29% of Russia’s total exports to Algeria (1.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $56,987,304;
  • 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 $40,593,256;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $39,217,768;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $13,723,035;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $11,684,900;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8,442,626;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $3,488,121;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $2,894,123.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $349,807,334;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $11,834,115;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $11,714,051;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $10,579,386.
Russia’s exports to Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 423,700 0.05 0
10 Cereals 11,684,900 1.38 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 75,470-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 68,661,317 8.10 29,443,549133.20
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,991,090 0.23 1,515,81331.35
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 5-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 847,533 0.10 872,897-2.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,593,165 0.19 12,172,551-86.91
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 655,710 0.08 365,17279.56
29 Organic chemicals 1,432,186 0.17 1,032138,677.71
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,488,121 0.41 0
31 Fertilizers 1,989,378 0.23 1,289,23854.31
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,148,899 0.14 1,245,243-7.74
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,994 0.00 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 106 0.00 315-66.35
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 36 0.00 3,540-98.98
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3,138,480 0.37 244,3571,184.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 19,821 0.00 28,616-30.73
39 Plastics and articles thereof 486,234 0.06 40,6211,097.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 699,063 0.08 321,169117.66
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 558,562 0.07 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 37,530 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 233,450 0.03 868,516-73.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13,729,755 1.62 6,720204,211.83
52 Cotton 6,122 0.00 5,42712.81
54 Man-made filaments 50 0.00 14,900.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8,110 0.00 5414,918.52
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,077 0.00 142658.45
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 516,240 0.06 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 708,183 0.08 13,7845,037.72
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 38 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 57,142 0.01 60,445-5.46
70 Glass and glassware 161,379 0.02 403,520-60.01
72 Iron and steel 21,358,208 2.52 33,192,323-35.65
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,113,039 0.49 15,827,090-74.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 7,196 0.00 15,787-54.42
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 556,085 0.07 315,71076.14
80 Tin and articles thereof 6 0.00 1500.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 2,829-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,124,951 0.13 12,3129,037.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 161,044 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 59,208,929 6.98 2,221,6252,565.12
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 47,754,286 5.63 7,161,030566.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 55,950,695 6.60 405,758,029-86.21
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 440,052-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,676,857 2.44 12,234,23169.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 27,270 0.00 9,675181.86
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 451,620 0.05 329137,170.52
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8,661 0.00 0
SS Classified 522,283,832 61.59 147 122 726255.00

Russia’s Imports from Algeria

The major share of Russian imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 63.73% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (100.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 30.41% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.19% of Russia’s total imports from Algeria (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $5,858,158;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,039,938;
  • 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 $1,446,316;
  • 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 $641,120;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $250,114;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $61,100;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $39,532.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $293,716.
Russia’s imports from Algeria in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,839,261 14.88 2,132,977-13.77
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 100,001 0.81 71,15740.54
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 5,858,158 47.39 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 81,172 0.66 41,64094.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 641,120 5.19 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 61,100 0.49 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 250,114 2.02 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 1,446,348 11.70 324,519,737.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,039,938 16.50 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 22,713 0.18 0
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 906 0.01 0
SS Classified 22,010 0.18 0
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia