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Russian trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015

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 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina was $302,644,514, down 51.90% ($326,589,635) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 were $230,751,752, down 58.32% ($322,875,301) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 were $71,892,762, down 4.91% ($3,714,334) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 was $158,858,990, a 66.77% decrease ($319,160,967) over 2014.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 88th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 80th in 2014), accounting for 0.0575% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0804% in 2014).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 82nd largest export market in 2015 (down from 69th in 2014), accounting for 0.0672% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1114% in 2014).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 86th largest supplier in 2015 (just as in 2014), accounting for 0.0394% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0264% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 89.32% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (96.10% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.56% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.87% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.82% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.99% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.19% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.01% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,178,000;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,247,948;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,110,484;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $694,827.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 over 2014 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 $325,947,399;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $1,591,706;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,066,915.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 36,963-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 15,643 0.01 9,12571.43
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 694,827 0.30 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,850 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 206,105,964 89.32 532,053,363-61.26
29 Organic chemicals 2,178,000 0.94 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,711 0.00 6,408-26.48
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 82,323 0.04 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 67,443 0.03 26259,296.15
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 0.00 211-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 7,084 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,544-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 342,746 0.15 35,908854.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 53,703 0.02 18,546189.57
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,460,847 1.50 5,052,553-31.50
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 65,121 0.03 68,704-5.22
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 220,254 0.10 196,91611.85
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 9 0.00 2350.00
52 Cotton 78,910 0.03 107,252-26.43
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 4-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 1,993-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 54,744 0.02 41,83930.84
69 Ceramic products 6,590 0.00 29,910-77.97
70 Glass and glassware 27,747 0.01 72,820-61.90
72 Iron and steel 9,248,355 4.01 10,315,270-10.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 124,270 0.05 49,360151.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 483 0.00 148,200.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,110,484 0.48 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 33,518 0.01 3679,032.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,091,762 0.91 2,656,603-21.26
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 3,678,711 1.59 2,430,76351.34
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 576,421 0.25 331,28973.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 157,465 0.07 40,340290.34
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 174,019 0.08 68,898152.57
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,048 0.00 751,297.33
SS Classified 83,700 0.04 0

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 54.18% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (58.43% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.42% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.83% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.21% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (11.91% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.69% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (13.85% in 2014).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $10,756,864.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $3,506,445;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $3,324,214;
  • 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 $2,252,804;
  • 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 $2,139,635;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,865,334;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $509,148;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $287,159;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $282,051.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 107,654 0.15 277,172-61.16
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 17,047,625 23.71 6,290,761170.99
10 Cereals 126,963 0.18 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 201,388 0.28 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 65,145 0.09 52,52724.02
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,387 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,412 0.01 55,538-90.26
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,485,087 2.07 3,624,722-59.03
29 Organic chemicals 276,431 0.38 73,596275.61
30 Pharmaceutical products 37,031,540 51.51 40,355,754-8.24
39 Plastics and articles thereof 151,635 0.21 112,89934.31
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,970 0.01 11,431-65.27
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 119,011 0.17 191,658-37.90
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 2,649-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 425,105 0.59 707,156-39.89
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 102-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 232 0.00 3,291-92.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,283 0.01 1234,195.12
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,307 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6,568 0.01 5,75214.19
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 940,122 1.31 1,122,857-16.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,574,696 2.19 2,083,844-24.43
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,268 0.00 22,719-90.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,725,555 5.18 7,232,000-48.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 395 0.00 1,011-60.93
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 228 0.00 59,654-99.62
69 Ceramic products 40,386 0.06 86,609-53.37
70 Glass and glassware 4 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 192 0.00 323-40.56
73 Articles of iron or steel 37,744 0.05 58,687-35.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 4,848-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,172 0.01 40,264-82.19
79 Zinc and articles thereof 20,803 0.03 43,810-52.52
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 61,661 0.09 35,58373.29
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 21,461 0.03 18,86613.75
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,243,434 3.12 2,530,593-11.35
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 1,898,298 2.64 2,069,659-8.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,468,798 3.43 4,334,132-43.04
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,082 0.01 72,986-86.19
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 1,767,656 2.46 4,020,460-56.03
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 7,064 0.01 3,060130.85
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia