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Russian trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $753,914,028, up 2.72% ($19,933,458) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 totaled $694,941,506, up 2.68% ($18,151,496) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 totaled $58,972,522, up 3.12% ($1,781,962) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 was $635,968,984, a 2.64% increase ($16,369,534) over 2012.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 75th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 73rd in 2012), accounting for 0.0895% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0872% in 2012).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 64th largest export market in 2013 (down from 61st in 2012), accounting for 0.1318% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1290% in 2012).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 91st largest supplier in 2013 (up from 93rd in 2012), accounting for 0.0187% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0180% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 97.44% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (97.12% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.14% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.30% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 over 2012 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 $19,804,658.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
10 Cereals 0 0.00 13,767-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 22,378 0.00 6,206260.59
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 24,149-100.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 7,087 0.00 8,971-21.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 677,123,562 97.44 657,318,9043.01
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 80,822-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 3,798,691 0.55 3,451,78110.05
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,818 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,852 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,990 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 27,427 0.00 36,998-25.87
40 Rubber and articles thereof 70,794 0.01 66,2156.92
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,419,419 0.20 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 32,876 0.00 45,460-27.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 120 0.00 48,067-99.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4 0.00 0
52 Cotton 49,652 0.01 59,985-17.23
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 92,545 0.01 48,52690.71
69 Ceramic products 111,294 0.02 86,76528.27
70 Glass and glassware 22,860 0.00 96,509-76.31
72 Iron and steel 7,725,925 1.11 8,512,353-9.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 132,216 0.02 284,587-53.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 119 0.00 3,116-96.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 379 0.00 26642.48
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 57,389 0.01 1,3754,073.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,858,630 0.27 3,173,294-41.43
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 1,898,697 0.27 3,039,372-37.53
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 0 0.00 69,454-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 324,154 0.05 186,40873.89
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 64,828 0.01 9,643572.28
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 79,800 0.01 111,153-28.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 5,864-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 56.41% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (60.50% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.56% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (16.27% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 14.38% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (14.68% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.45% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.98% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.21% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.25% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $3,484,055;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1,877,828;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $547,358;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $320,490;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $297,258.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 over 2012 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 $1,241,769;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $805,671;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $786,126;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $737,691;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $459,632;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $448,868;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $426,837.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 5,036-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,365,102 2.31 1,791,939-23.82
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 38,738 0.07 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 38,186 0.06 16,769127.72
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 459,632-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,240 0.02 181,247-92.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,097,195 3.56 2,834,886-26.02
29 Organic chemicals 70,736 0.12 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 30,760,099 52.16 31,565,770-2.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 314,481 0.53 196,24460.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 26,569 0.05 3,913578.99
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 102,797 0.17 115,313-10.85
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 2,397-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 689,596 1.17 142,238384.82
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,581 0.00 234575.64
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 20,898 0.04 1,0421,905.57
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 308 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 11 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 9,877 0.02 3,259203.07
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 778,734 1.32 458,24469.94
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,127,603 3.61 1,830,34516.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 45,583 0.08 139,675-67.36
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,514,797 9.35 5,963,665-7.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 475 0.00 1,427-66.71
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5,194 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 281,759 0.48 166,62069.10
69 Ceramic products 59,481 0.10 114,992-48.27
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 592-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 203 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 151,558 0.26 15,430882.23
74 Copper and articles thereof 55,331 0.09 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,811 0.01 602865.28
79 Zinc and articles thereof 28,729 0.05 4,621521.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 36,683 0.06 200,462-81.70
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12,604 0.02 9,06339.07
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,644,875 2.79 2,431,001-32.34
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 2,127,612 3.61 3,369,381-36.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,356,785 9.08 3,478,95753.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 47,651 0.08 27,76871.60
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 5,134,289 8.71 1,650,234211.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,351 0.01 7,561-2.78
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia