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Russian trade with Austria in 2014

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 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Austria was $4,206,627,929, down 17.93% ($918,875,886) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Austria in 2014 were $768,573,222, down 39.93% ($510,963,393) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Austria in 2014 were $3,438,054,707, down 10.61% ($407,912,493) from 2013.

Russia’s trade deficit with Austria in 2014 was $2,669,481,485, a 4.02% increase ($103,050,900) over 2013.

Austria was Russia’s 32nd largest trading partner in 2014 (down from 29th in 2013), accounting for 0.5373% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6086% in 2013).

Austria was Russia’s 64th largest export market in 2014 (down from 52nd in 2013), accounting for 0.1547% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2427% in 2013).

Austria was Russia’s 20th largest supplier in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 1.2022% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.2211% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 65.75% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (79.60% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.60% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (5.73% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.03% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.61% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.95% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.72% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.12% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.47% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.31% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.55% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.15% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.38% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $21,092,771;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $6,576,132;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $5,915,853;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $5,511,212;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $3,316,754.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in 2014 over 2013 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 $508,605,435;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $14,923,284;
  • 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 $12,537,612;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $5,080,554;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,039,194;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $3,425,152.
Russia’s exports to Austria in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 0 0.00 19,192-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 251,912 0.03 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12,606,708 1.64 9,289,95435.70
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 833,794 0.11 835,022-0.15
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 123,056 0.02 340,488-63.86
10 Cereals 239,426 0.03 3,664,578-93.47
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 128,703-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,606,121 0.21 2,846,445-43.57
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 134,092 0.02 9,1281,369.02
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 25,636 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 14,693 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 52,778 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 292,438 0.04 422,545-30.79
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 319,043 0.04 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4,005 0.00 42,516-90.58
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 665,357 0.09 169,476292.60
26 Ores, slag and ash 8,526,914 1.11 13,607,468-37.34
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 496,158,702 64.56 1,004,764,137-50.62
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 49,407,554 6.43 61,945,166-20.24
29 Organic chemicals 2,273,985 0.30 2,954,627-23.04
30 Pharmaceutical products 286,462 0.04 0
31 Fertilizers 5,511,212 0.72 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 8,029 0.00 14,671-45.27
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,333,180 0.30 1,210,78692.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 724-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 917-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 10,789 0.00 9,12518.24
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 151,671 0.02 511,311-70.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,319,204 0.17 1,882,084-29.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,793,966 0.62 4,849,080-1.14
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 168,082 0.02 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 506 0.00 189167.72
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 33,239 0.00 382,219-91.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 39,835,859 5.18 39,350,9331.23
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 76,785 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,831,108 0.63 7,122,273-32.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,021,875 0.13 1,167,657-12.49
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 28,257 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 268 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 115-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 34 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 1,315-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12,022 0.00 38,517-68.79
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 17,432,767 2.27 32,356,051-46.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 246,596 0.03 91,422169.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 70,140 0.01 128,190-45.28
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 172 0.00 556-69.06
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 806,553 0.10 404,01899.63
69 Ceramic products 5,549 0.00 53,483-89.62
70 Glass and glassware 1,082,755 0.14 826,65230.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,194 0.00 9,324-44.29
72 Iron and steel 14,385,315 1.87 12,699,82613.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,467,256 0.19 1,557,504-5.79
74 Copper and articles thereof 25,058,136 3.26 3,965,365531.93
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 5,536-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,371,903 0.18 2,093,749-34.48
78 Lead and articles thereof 59,798 0.01 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 19,134,922 2.49 12,558,79052.36
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 43,813 0.01 22,10998.17
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 170,627 0.02 525,364-67.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,752,768 2.05 19,791,962-20.41
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 2,448,936 0.32 2,921,628-16.18
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 14,320,234 1.86 15,666,373-8.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,083,714 0.40 2,672,98315.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,727,250 0.48 3,325,03212.10
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 92 0.00 15,033-99.39
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 7,060,753 0.92 7,226,690-2.30
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,819,097 0.89 903,244654.96
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,276 0.00 13,374-90.46
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 39,618 0.01 994,632-96.02
SS Classified 19,226 0.00 1 126 364-98.29

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 54.58% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (52.60% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.68% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (18.78% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.41% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (12.88% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.55% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (6.08% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.36% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (4.83% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.93% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.02% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $138,938,961;
  • 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 $31,362,837;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $10,693,380.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $212,192,535;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $98,573,998;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $95,229,540;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $53,600,374;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $39,168,176;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $35,477,345;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $14,657,042;
  • 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 $11,229,455.
Russia’s imports from Austria in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 884,103 0.03 221,745298.70
02 Meat and edible meat offal 25,090,433 0.73 64,258,609-60.95
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10,260,067 0.30 16,297,303-37.04
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 570,259 0.02 676,057-15.65
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 286,660 0.01 77836,745.76
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 771,209 0.02 1,235,303-37.57
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 434,899 0.01 1,485,864-70.73
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 8,191,966 0.24 8,787,942-6.78
10 Cereals 3,692,595 0.11 5,563,738-33.63
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,252,711 0.04 1,336,800-6.29
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,528,363 0.04 2,084,802-26.69
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3,070 0.00 501512.77
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,575,375 0.28 1,375,897595.94
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,503,803 0.10 7,663,818-54.28
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,685,964 0.11 4,239,654-13.06
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,444,763 0.10 2,973,33615.86
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9,839,187 0.29 9,685,0891.59
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,628,141 0.34 13,034,558-10.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 53,892,258 1.57 52,323,0763.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 16,569,068 0.48 17,802,353-6.93
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 25,877,004 0.75 22,852,26613.24
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,022,258 0.06 2,083,632-2.95
26 Ores, slag and ash 10,061 0.00 1,121797.50
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,700,748 0.05 2,544,981-33.17
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,780,981 0.05 1,216,58846.39
29 Organic chemicals 17,535,070 0.51 23,014,090-23.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 370,647,436 10.78 465,876,976-20.44
31 Fertilizers 274,962 0.01 93,838193.02
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 17,665,717 0.51 20,981,083-15.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,582,800 0.16 6,838,301-18.36
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 15,456,190 0.45 12,271,62425.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,636,008 0.08 2,259,29016.67
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,407 0.00 2,454-42.67
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 521 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 56,549,028 1.64 62,040,954-8.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 94,879,629 2.76 97,643,160-2.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 24,801,465 0.72 30,145,516-17.73
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,050 0.00 4,672-56.12
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 390,727 0.01 555,644-29.68
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2,271 0.00 15,240-85.10
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 17,061,012 0.50 22,077,473-22.72
45 Cork and articles of cork 10,302 0.00 34,361-70.02
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 159,622 0.00 86,80883.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 122,412,493 3.56 157,889,838-22.47
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 10,412,958 0.30 5,504,66289.17
50 Silk 402 0.00 2,368-83.02
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 565,767 0.02 848,005-33.28
52 Cotton 27,150 0.00 63,418-57.19
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,520 0.00 1,06342.99
54 Man-made filaments 370,415 0.01 462,773-19.96
55 Man-made staple fibers 14,181,118 0.41 16,656,130-14.86
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,200,945 0.03 3,883,931-69.08
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 34,018 0.00 47,611-28.55
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 257,572 0.01 336,944-23.56
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 8,361,886 0.24 6,945,55320.39
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 222,573 0.01 243,311-8.52
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,555,972 0.07 4,037,373-36.69
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,662,238 0.05 1,960,308-15.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 969,711 0.03 2,020,543-52.01
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 843,555 0.02 1,301,958-35.21
65 Headgear and parts thereof 588,179 0.02 262,080124.43
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 21,069 0.00 123,781-82.98
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 274 0.00 1,464-81.28
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 15,690,941 0.46 13,334,82117.67
69 Ceramic products 11,372,411 0.33 8,505,31533.71
70 Glass and glassware 9,031,162 0.26 12,872,199-29.84
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,875,323 0.11 7,114,751-45.53
72 Iron and steel 179,066,390 5.21 40,127,429346.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 99,399,989 2.89 311,592,524-68.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,891,602 0.11 5,826,381-33.21
75 Nickel and articles thereof 174,465 0.01 253,991-31.31
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13,291,456 0.39 16,348,660-18.70
78 Lead and articles thereof 54 0.00 6,474-99.17
79 Zinc and articles thereof 164,786 0.00 19,998724.01
80 Tin and articles thereof 178,369 0.01 222,775-19.93
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 643,327 0.02 600,9627.05
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 15,216,734 0.44 16,451,063-7.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 114,607,117 3.33 103,913,73710.29
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,003,127,115 29.18 1,101,701,113-8.95
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 223,838,076 6.51 235,067,531-4.78
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 361,708,072 10.52 330,345,2359.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 199,352,753 5.80 252,953,127-21.19
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 18,992 0.00 121,762-84.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 88,323,424 2.57 102,980,466-14.23
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3,707,371 0.11 3,646,1331.68
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 142,708 0.00 506,826-71.84
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 28,367,543 0.83 35,250,043-19.52
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18,590,478 0.54 23,570,344-21.13
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,232,338 0.18 7,869,678-20.81
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 16,136 0.00 7,664110.54
SS Classified 53,183,597 1.55 28 475 78986.77
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia