Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade in goods with Morocco in Q3 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 third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Morocco

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Morocco totaled $403,514,400, up 51.74% ($137,582,349) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $328,048,899, up 53.34% ($114,109,826) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $75,465,501, up 45.15% ($23,472,523) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $252,583,398, a 55.97% increase ($90,637,303) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Morocco was Russia’s 62nd largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 63rd in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1936% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1947% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Morocco was Russia’s 55th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 50th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.2459% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2720% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Morocco was Russia’s 67th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 74th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.1005% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0898% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Morocco

The major share of Russian exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 68.62% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (73.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.77% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (17.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.46% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (0.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.62% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (0.69% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.99% of Russia’s total exports to Morocco (7.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd 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 $44,271,243;
  • 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 $30,450,315;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $29,206,701;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $24,051,847;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $3,030,094;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,066,654;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,762,728;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,554,534.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $16,494,929;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $4,830,234;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,198,667;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1,023,293.
Russia’s exports to Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
02 Meat and edible meat offal 3,030,094 0.92 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 16,494,929-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 1-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 47,837 0.01 31,79650.45
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 134,264 0.04 138,832-3.29
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 44,110 0.01 26,88164.09
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 3-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 21,366-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 49,858,444 15.20 25,806,59793.20
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 175,238,477 53.42 130,967,23433.80
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 51,447,605 15.68 20,997,290145.02
29 Organic chemicals 206,820 0.06 5,037,054-95.89
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,272,129 0.69 3,295,422-31.05
31 Fertilizers 4,220,549 1.29 2,666,01558.31
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 62,286 0.02 121,947-48.92
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 54,715 0.02 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 6,404 0.00 1,827250.52
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 155,739 0.05 69,016125.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,113,526 0.95 4,312,193-27.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 24,858 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 1,877,285 0.57 114,5571,538.73
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,422,191 1.04 1,355,537152.46
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 454 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 139 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 8,145-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 11,783-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 8,351 0.00 5,73645.59
72 Iron and steel 988,341 0.30 630,31556.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 41,173 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 30,006,307 9.15 799,6063,652.64
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 317 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 241,260 0.07 192,24525.50
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 210,587 0.06 187,04612.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,210,003 0.37 450,870168.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,431 0.00 191,541-91.94
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 2,520-100.00
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 4,002 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 105,189 0.03 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 12 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Morocco

The major share of Russian imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 60.65% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (68.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.90% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (12.96% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.78% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (10.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.64% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.00% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (0.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.99% of Russia’s total imports from Morocco (1.08% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd 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 $7,239,223;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $5,288,235;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $4,930,926;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $3,544,581;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1,096,622;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $757,133;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $751,539;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $505,163;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $408,903;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $262,800.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $1,474,708;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $515,788;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $405,595;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $307,103.
Russia’s imports from Morocco in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 2,569,460 3.40 4,044,168-36.47
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 21,551 0.03 537,339-95.99
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 669,454 0.89 260,551156.94
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17,670 0.02 19,779-10.66
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 247,631 0.33 114,450116.37
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 262,800 0.35 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 37,056 0.05 42,757-13.33
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 34,181-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,930,926 6.53 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 83,648 0.11 59,79039.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 52,799 0.07 68,992-23.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 404 0.00 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 405,595-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,822 0.01 310,925-98.77
26 Ores, slag and ash 751,539 1.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 82-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 506,608 0.67 413,25422.59
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 1,480 0.00 1,818-18.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 75-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 186,801 0.25 119,07056.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 50,834 0.07 26,16094.32
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 84,548 0.11 119,380-29.18
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 1,021-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 111,330-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 9,114 0.01 9,401-3.05
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 77 0.00 58,642-99.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 28-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 25,298 0.03 9,219174.41
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,446 0.00 444225.68
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 43,260 0.06 31,19138.69
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 7,904 0.01 6701,079.70
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 63,974 0.08 49,21230.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 5,940-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 7,643,695 10.13 6,547,07316.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 29,537,890 39.14 25,993,30913.64
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8,479 0.01 38,069-77.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,425,494 11.16 3,137,259168.56
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12,443 0.02 6,210100.37
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 34,798 0.05 81,062-57.07
69 Ceramic products 450,858 0.60 265,89169.56
70 Glass and glassware 18,042 0.02 7,824130.60
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2,579 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,221,912 1.62 464,779162.90
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 6,351-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 91 0.00 7816.67
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,423 0.00 1,91978.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,631 0.01 4,63086.41
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,179,175 13.49 2,939,952246.24
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 3,161,467 4.19 3,381,398-6.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 917,324 1.22 412,161122.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,007 0.01 2,80878.31
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 3,149 0.00 1,216158.96
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 155 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 432 0.00 1,140-62.11
SS Classified 3,200,353 4.24 1 844 38573.52
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia