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Russian trade with Montenegro 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 Montenegro in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Montenegro

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Montenegro was $26,935,005, down 27.58% ($10,257,142) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Montenegro in 2013 were $17,769,258, down 40.94% ($12,316,318) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Montenegro in 2013 totaled $9,165,747, up 28.98% ($2,059,176) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Montenegro in 2013 was $8,603,511, a 62.56% decrease ($14,375,494) over 2012.

Montenegro was Russia’s 139th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 135th in 2012), accounting for 0.0032% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0044% in 2012).

Montenegro was Russia’s 129th largest export market in 2013 (down from 117th in 2012), accounting for 0.0034% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0057% in 2012).

Montenegro was Russia’s 124th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 122nd in 2012), accounting for 0.0029% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0022% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Montenegro

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 68.75% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (28.81% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 22.91% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (3.09% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.05% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (53.87% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.77% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (6.74% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.10% of Russia’s total exports to Montenegro (0.66% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Montenegro in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $4,986,107;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,140,773;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $119,001;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $78,508;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $59,254.

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

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $10,763,733;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,979,085;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $1,809,225;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,628,134;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,135,495;
  • Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 92) - a decrease of $1,028,529;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $343,528;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $250,224;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $230,970;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $186,819;
  • 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 $106,208;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $73,778;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $63,113;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $53,528.
Russia’s exports to Montenegro in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 12,599 0.07 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 441 0.00 169160.95
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,098 0.02 4,935-37.22
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 51,782 0.29 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,809,225-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,339 0.01 4,198-44.28
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 377 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 119,001 0.67 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 49,139 0.28 16,367200.23
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 253,440 1.43 194,18630.51
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 188-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,070,684 22.91 929,911337.75
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 16,800-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 21,692 0.12 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 1-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 109,557 0.62 31,049252.85
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 4,827 0.03 3,21550.14
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,394 0.02 24,111-81.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,694 0.02 57,222-93.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 52,049 0.29 65,862-20.97
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 36,451-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 343,528-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 132,310 0.74 206,088-35.80
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 247-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,011-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,513 0.01 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,063 0.01 2,537-18.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 303 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 13,851-100.00
69 Ceramic products 52,211 0.29 90,902-42.56
70 Glass and glassware 1,729 0.01 3,348-48.36
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17,086 0.10 6,316170.52
72 Iron and steel 32,310 0.18 95,423-66.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,074 0.04 1,142,569-99.38
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 150-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,148,713 68.37 7,162,60669.61
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 9,202-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,468 0.01 727101.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 27,165 0.15 258,135-89.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 421,883 2.37 2,050,017-79.42
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 63,877 0.36 170,085-62.44
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 24,556 0.14 3,003,641-99.18
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 10,763,733-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 31,492 0.18 218,311-85.57
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,239 0.01 10,508-88.21
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,028,529-100.00
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 3,160 0.02 20,197-84.35
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 36,758 0.21 286,982-87.19
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,235 0.02 714353.08
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 2,329-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Montenegro

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 44.93% of Russia’s total imports from Montenegro (74.29% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.90% of Russia’s total imports from Montenegro (5.46% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.04% of Russia’s total imports from Montenegro (1.00% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.43% of Russia’s total imports from Montenegro (0.01% in 2012).

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

  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $3,358,850;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $201,337;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $130,635;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $101,976.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Montenegro in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $622,194;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $461,749;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $345,496;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $132,257;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $77,519;
  • 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) - a decrease of $69,070;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - a decrease of $37,090.
Russia’s imports from Montenegro in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
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 440 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 152,702 1.67 614,451-75.15
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4,562 0.05 82,081-94.44
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,960,410 43.21 4,582,604-13.58
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 7 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 130,635 1.43 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 634-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 53 0.00 0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 85 0.00 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 37,090-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 345,496-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 257,320 2.81 155,34465.65
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 100,307 1.09 232,564-56.87
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,124 0.01 851,222.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,775 0.02 6,642-73.28
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 31-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,209,333 45.92 850,483394.93
70 Glass and glassware 501 0.01 2,267-77.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,722 0.15 7711,679.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 56 0.00 1,740-96.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 268,049 2.92 66,712301.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,175 0.11 4,015153.42
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 54,491 0.59 123,561-55.90
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia