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Russian trade with Austria in 2012

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Austria in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $4,893,131,280, up 0.33% ($16,112,506) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Austria in 2012 were $1,500,045,128, down 14.65% ($257,475,237) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Austria in 2012 totaled $3,393,086,152, up 8.77% ($273,587,743) from 2011.

Russia’s trade deficit with Austria in 2012 was $1,893,041,024, a 38.99% increase ($531,062,980) over 2011.

Austria was Russia’s 30th largest trading partner in 2012 (down from 28th in 2011), accounting for 0.5811% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.5930% in 2011).

Austria was Russia’s 46th largest export market in 2012 (down from 41st in 2011), accounting for 0.2859% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3401% in 2011).

Austria was Russia’s 21st largest supplier in 2012 (up from 22nd in 2011), accounting for 1.0695% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.0202% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 81.02% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (85.24% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.16% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.69% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.61% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.71% in 2011);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.59% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.36% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.01% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (0.74% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.90% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.14% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.50% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.08% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $25,106,283;
  • Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds (HS code 86) - an increase of $13,755,410;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $5,339,451.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in 2012 over 2011 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 $287,429,410;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $10,102,086;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $9,833,167;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $8,569,330;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $6,965,701;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $5,581,911.
Russia’s exports to Austria in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 1,043 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 16,213,130 1.08 23,178,831-30.05
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 854,058 0.06 697,96822.36
10 Cereals 436,908 0.03 1,730,168-74.75
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,530,279 0.24 9,112,190-61.26
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,005,142 0.07 1,127,992-10.89
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 273-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 467,780 0.03 652,627-28.32
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 91,949 0.01 748,341-87.71
26 Ores, slag and ash 21,917,305 1.46 16,577,85432.21
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,193,273,555 79.55 1,480,702,965-19.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 77,009,989 5.13 51,903,70648.37
29 Organic chemicals 753,410 0.05 1,021,810-26.27
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,089,116 0.27 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,132 0.00 482,733-99.77
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 578,119 0.04 218,114165.05
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 12,582-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 266 0.00 1,162-77.11
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 15,312 0.00 10,35247.91
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 13,396 0.00 5,626138.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,730,272 0.18 316,837761.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,179,861 0.48 10,829,400-33.70
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12,263 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 449,628 0.03 326,49037.72
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 34,651,663 2.31 44,484,830-22.10
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 741,961 0.05 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,813,704 0.19 1,817,10454.85
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 951,135 0.06 1,264,490-24.78
52 Cotton 4,262 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 21,027-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 192-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 12,886-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,876 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 38,668,437 2.58 41,303,921-6.38
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 108,918 0.01 107,0011.79
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,647 0.00 3,859-5.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 1,247-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 98 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 545,718 0.04 868,070-37.13
69 Ceramic products 4,023 0.00 2981,250.00
70 Glass and glassware 49,493 0.00 39,54925.14
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 680,907 0.05 291,879133.28
72 Iron and steel 13,562,759 0.90 22,132,089-38.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,868,634 0.12 2,411,367-22.51
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,037,622 0.07 4,446,463-76.66
75 Nickel and articles thereof 375 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,496,942 0.10 2,804,634-46.63
79 Zinc and articles thereof 14,700 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10,109,686 0.67 5,709,95477.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 51,180 0.00 30,12069.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 327,535 0.02 9,8653,220.17
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,480,526 0.50 6,671,08212.13
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 2,740,331 0.18 2,903,505-5.62
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 14,154,615 0.94 399,2053,445.70
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,620,259 0.31 1,956,709136.12
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 35,537 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,075,755 0.07 1,093,035-1.58
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 35,852 0.00 213,969-83.24
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 3,297,584 0.22 5,794,988-43.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 888,887 0.06 10,990,973-91.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,677 0.00 465475.70
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19,030 0.00 34,128-44.24
SS Classified 27,373,887 1.82 43 44062,915.39

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 51.47% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (51.24% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.24% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (21.26% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.06% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (8.94% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.22% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.84% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.51% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (7.00% in 2011);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.01% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.17% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds (HS code 86) - an increase of $166,828,738;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $147,279,958;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $29,367,740;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $29,126,175;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $12,114,705.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - a decrease of $50,101,414;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $23,637,508;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $14,225,037;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $11,992,199.
Russia’s imports from Austria in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 7,385,449 0.22 10,876,089-32.09
02 Meat and edible meat offal 31,143,908 0.92 37,169,063-16.21
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 7,012,983 0.21 7,971,029-12.02
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 416,164 0.01 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 210,296 0.01 274,156-23.29
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,179,941 0.03 1,379,030-14.44
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,852,522 0.14 6,894,176-29.61
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10,830,203 0.32 10,662,3711.57
10 Cereals 1,366,926 0.04 2,010,522-32.01
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,129,396 0.03 905,56024.72
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,676,896 0.05 2,303,372-27.20
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 60,107-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,090,749 0.03 968,75612.59
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,149,418 0.09 3,939,590-20.06
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,004,816 0.09 2,809,0676.97
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,389,384 0.07 4,686,999-49.02
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,105,348 0.27 11,521,960-20.97
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 10,653,796 0.31 8,634,84923.38
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 54,041,125 1.59 68,266,162-20.84
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,745,079 0.55 23,323,915-19.63
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 17,724,107 0.52 13,575,97930.55
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 8,126-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,286,728 0.04 1,796,457-28.37
26 Ores, slag and ash 153,931 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,089,424 0.03 2,968,725-63.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,048,471 0.03 1,896,007-44.70
29 Organic chemicals 16,427,349 0.48 28,419,548-42.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 412,510,641 12.16 419,338,071-1.63
31 Fertilizers 461,392 0.01 100,824357.62
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 21,280,229 0.63 22,632,303-5.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,539,314 0.19 6,363,2212.77
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 10,362,257 0.31 10,814,965-4.19
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6,599,250 0.19 10,222,269-35.44
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 4,106 0.00 1,053289.93
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 10,643-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 67,573,594 1.99 65,700,6682.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 79,650,156 2.35 73,836,6987.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 30,506,232 0.90 23,772,46128.33
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 6,043 0.00 636850.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 415,898 0.01 277,65149.79
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 36,879 0.00 4,395739.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 27,798,248 0.82 29,030,504-4.24
45 Cork and articles of cork 36,834 0.00 1,5982,205.01
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 193,078 0.01 218,574-11.66
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 15,536 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 176,697,656 5.21 147,329,91619.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6,356,988 0.19 5,736,29010.82
50 Silk 609 0.00 2,844-78.59
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 646,049 0.02 443,99145.51
52 Cotton 112,856 0.00 51,244120.23
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2,471 0.00 26,668-90.73
54 Man-made filaments 453,687 0.01 550,577-17.60
55 Man-made staple fibers 12,902,297 0.38 14,143,067-8.77
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,216,385 0.07 2,719,237-18.49
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 75,593 0.00 70,0987.84
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 412,348 0.01 464,023-11.14
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,169,792 0.21 7,358,603-2.57
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 302,699 0.01 223,90335.19
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,807,124 0.11 4,343,444-12.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,136,914 0.06 2,197,178-2.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,778,864 0.05 1,192,35149.19
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,785,697 0.05 2,210,743-19.23
65 Headgear and parts thereof 154,545 0.00 342,225-54.84
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 278,990 0.01 133,610108.81
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 20,243 0.00 2,636667.94
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 13,875,615 0.41 12,298,22712.83
69 Ceramic products 8,056,403 0.24 9,228,664-12.70
70 Glass and glassware 15,710,374 0.46 8,719,18980.18
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,476,455 0.19 5,478,76918.21
72 Iron and steel 38,937,399 1.15 62,574,907-37.77
73 Articles of iron or steel 230,196,308 6.78 82,916,350177.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,744,805 0.17 10,982,511-47.69
75 Nickel and articles thereof 184,084 0.01 316,211-41.78
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 16,378,296 0.48 14,681,52411.56
78 Lead and articles thereof 987 0.00 137620.44
79 Zinc and articles thereof 14,500 0.00 35,504-59.16
80 Tin and articles thereof 240,317 0.01 222,1138.20
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 402,240 0.01 600,145-32.98
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11,611,129 0.34 12,880,434-9.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 105,638,454 3.11 93,523,74912.95
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,078,420,878 31.78 1,049,294,7032.78
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 185,333,848 5.46 235,435,262-21.28
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 171,791,539 5.06 4,962,8013,361.58
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 216,169,676 6.37 209,014,7043.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 120,502 0.00 51,476134.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 94,567,202 2.79 99,689,384-5.14
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4,663,957 0.14 3,702,52825.97
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 363,181 0.01 864,834-58.01
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 47,061,423 1.39 39,732,49218.45
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24,168,943 0.71 19,843,48621.80
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9,057,590 0.27 9,509,889-4.76
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 843-100.00
SS Classified 19,484,144 0.57 27 746 776-29.78
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