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

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 2nd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $337,415,847, up 31.88% ($81,557,095) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $237,193,574, up 14.86% ($30,680,570) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2021 totaled $100,222,273, up 103.10% ($50,876,525) from the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2021 was $136,971,301, a 12.85% decrease ($20,195,955) over the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Morocco was Russia’s 61st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 66th in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1783% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2097% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Morocco was Russia’s 58th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (down from 53rd in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2062% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2954% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Morocco was Russia’s 62nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2021 (up from 71st in the 2nd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1350% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0947% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 62.55% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (43.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 27.93% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (19.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.20% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (34.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.83% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (1.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (0.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $62,308,020;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $14,968,039;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $9,075,095;
  • 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 $4,103,662;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,542,258;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $2,525,685;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,722,183.

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $61,837,471;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $3,152,130;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2,149,100.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,525,685 1.06 0
10 Cereals 9,305,250 3.92 71,142,721-86.92
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 29,761 0.01 17,57969.30
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 382,071 0.16 255,55549.51
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 29,026 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 36,839 0.02 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 13,720 0.01 6,535109.95
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,621,276 1.11 5,773,406-54.60
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 145,754,510 61.45 83,446,49074.67
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 35,830,563 15.11 31,726,90112.93
29 Organic chemicals 15,092,243 6.36 124,20412,051.17
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,340,916 1.41 3,554,500-6.01
31 Fertilizers 9,814,800 4.14 739,7051,226.85
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 393,102 0.17 143,909173.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 63,723 0.03 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 0 0.00 2,053-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 151,755 0.06 17,431770.60
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,545,856 0.65 3,694,956-58.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22,042 0.01 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 37-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 255,383 0.11 169,66450.52
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 831,786 0.35 1,252,075-33.57
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 21,216 0.01 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6,898 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 15,915 0.01 14,9846.21
72 Iron and steel 839,782 0.35 716,86017.15
73 Articles of iron or steel 41,827 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,811,555 2.45 3,269,29777.76
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13,342 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 116,934 0.05 358,213-67.36
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 483,724 0.20 82,946483.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,722,183 0.73 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 68,982 0.03 2,2512,964.50
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 731-100.00
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 9,511 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,398 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 39.09% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (18.99% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 35.94% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (64.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.14% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (6.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.88% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.87% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.63% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2021 over the 2nd 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 $23,509,528;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $13,896,135;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $9,004,197;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $6,281,350;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - an increase of $2,566,813;
  • 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 $2,167,728;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $1,880,795.

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

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $8,073,638.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 2nd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2021
over Q2 2020
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4,902,865 4.89 2,336,052109.88
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 205 0.00 1,990-89.70
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 163,065 0.16 8,236,703-98.02
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 29,971,315 29.90 20,967,11842.94
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 12,170 0.01 26,354-53.82
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 313,423 0.31 92,848237.57
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 172,874 0.17 163,4155.79
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 41,104 0.04 18,876117.76
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 48,630 0.05 49,321-1.40
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 15 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 45,775 0.05 37,83021.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 141,769 0.14 136,6413.75
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,749 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 258 0.00 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 200,524 0.20 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,880,795 1.88 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,834 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 123 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 39 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 362,301 0.36 472,195-23.27
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 481 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 210,569 0.21 77,914170.26
40 Rubber and articles thereof 55,556 0.06 33,50165.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 106,315 0.11 22,344375.81
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,096 0.01 2392,869.04
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 62,277 0.06 5,4061,052.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 77,534 0.08 27,348183.51
55 Man-made staple fibers 56 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 53,603 0.05 4,7881,019.53
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6,726 0.01 3,47693.50
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 56,817 0.06 21,843160.12
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,119 0.01 4,26719.97
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 1-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8,276,373 8.26 1,995,023314.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 29,406,780 29.34 5,897,252398.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17,701 0.02 2,672562.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,339,242 1.34 1,425,098-6.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 17,110 0.02 15,22712.37
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 58,520 0.06 43,37734.91
69 Ceramic products 470,713 0.47 424,47410.89
70 Glass and glassware 7,965 0.01 1117,075.68
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,169 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 853,566 0.85 838,3411.82
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 66 0.00 5,736-98.85
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,847 0.00 7,479-48.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9,972 0.01 116,599-91.45
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,534,375 14.50 638,2402,177.26
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 4,164,695 4.16 1,996,967108.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 468,671 0.47 327,67643.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,818 0.01 9671,432.37
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,855 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 5,578 0.01 561894.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,696 0.00 2471,801.21
SS Classified 1,661,579 1.66 2 869 231-42.09
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia