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Russian trade with Croatia 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 Croatia in 2015: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In 2015, Russia’s trade with Croatia was $1,226,568,580, down 36.95% ($718,675,254) from 2014.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2015 were $988,458,461, down 35.10% ($534,690,759) from 2014.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2015 were $238,110,119, down 43.59% ($183,984,495) from 2014.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in 2015 was $750,348,342, a 31.85% decrease ($350,706,264) over 2014.

Croatia was Russia’s 56th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 49th in 2014), accounting for 0.2331% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2485% in 2014).

Croatia was Russia’s 50th largest export market in 2015 (down from 42nd in 2014), accounting for 0.2877% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3065% in 2014).

Croatia was Russia’s 62nd largest supplier in 2015 (down from 58th in 2014), accounting for 0.1303% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1476% in 2014).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 94.90% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (95.46% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.85% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.23% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.87% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.43% in 2014).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $9,031,366.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 $515,907,549;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $12,583,284;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $10,207,390;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $6,517,793.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 193,175 0.02 78,567145.87
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 27,985-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,539 0.00 165,413-90.61
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 25,410 0.00 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,002,408 0.51 11,520,201-56.58
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 59,676-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 373 0.00 0
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 2-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 938,034,132 94.90 1,453,941,681-35.48
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 566,803 0.06 181,533212.23
29 Organic chemicals 108,257 0.01 27,750290.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 9,908 0.00 220,751-95.51
31 Fertilizers 26,579,432 2.69 17,548,06651.47
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6,074 0.00 0
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 9,889 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2,520 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 2,706-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 307,458 0.03 153,200100.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 569,600 0.06 635,700-10.40
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 12,108 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,753 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 157 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 632,341 0.06 1,773,312-64.34
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 757,869 0.08 1,837,997-58.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,168 0.00 3,566-67.25
52 Cotton 20,933 0.00 4164,931.97
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 15,252 0.00 11,65730.84
54 Man-made filaments 22,545 0.00 109,718-79.45
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 342 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,039 0.00 1,146-9.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 242,118 0.02 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 291,440 0.03 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14 0.00 4,340-99.68
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 970 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 216,266 0.02 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 39 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 512,522 0.05 199,426157.00
69 Ceramic products 28 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 153,851 0.02 28,089447.73
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 448,818 0.05 0
72 Iron and steel 881,827 0.09 1,860,861-52.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 422,561 0.04 137,337207.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,549 0.00 18,184-91.48
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3,660 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,221,016 0.73 19,804,300-63.54
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 14,056-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 40-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 42,329 0.00 3,2091,219.07
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 904,902 0.09 783,84015.44
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 1,170,182 0.12 713,09364.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 83-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,555 0.00 10,211,945-99.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 598,957 0.06 409,29846.34
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 22 0.00 0
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 413,254 0.04 174,473136.86
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 205 0.00 2,857-92.82
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,674 0.00 1,18241.62
SS Classified 2,027,217 0.21 481 564320.97

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 55.89% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (43.38% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.88% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (32.02% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.04% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (9.63% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.01% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (6.53% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.43% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (3.18% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.15% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (0.70% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.54% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (2.74% in 2014).

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

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $40,739,235;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $36,368,639;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $30,062,500;
  • 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 $16,284,802;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $10,868,819;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $10,171,025;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $7,852,975;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $6,369,697;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $5,759,903;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $4,697,276;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4,473,723;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,426,009;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $1,198,937;
  • 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 $1,183,958;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $1,092,329;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,018,104;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $758,268;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $727,844.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2015
over 2014
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 202,976-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 15,316-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 394 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 68,164-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 758,268-100.00
10 Cereals 461,318 0.19 349,72131.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 7,563,666 3.18 13,933,363-45.72
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 33,449-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 94,984 0.04 214,798-55.78
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 47,770-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 37-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 703,419 0.30 1,721,523-59.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 129,633 0.05 201,875-35.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,917,172 2.07 9,614,448-48.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 187,850 0.08 63,161197.41
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 84,586 0.04 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 171,340 0.07 344,765-50.30
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,728,383 1.15 2,931,250-6.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 37 0.00 9,578-99.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 84 0.00 151-44.37
29 Organic chemicals 2,275,864 0.96 3,701,873-38.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 101,378,910 42.58 142,118,145-28.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 586,689 0.25 318,89683.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 25,002,400 10.50 32,855,375-23.90
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 154,544 0.06 220,506-29.91
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 224,036 0.09 122,66182.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,117,862 1.31 3,266,494-4.55
40 Rubber and articles thereof 347,682 0.15 515,947-32.61
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 200,061 0.08 329,111-39.21
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 500,459 0.21 632,257-20.85
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 9 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 711,682 0.30 673,9095.61
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 71,781 0.03 10,242,806-99.30
52 Cotton 500,501 0.21 252,86997.93
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 6,507-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 449 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 853-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 17,859 0.01 39,262-54.51
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 285,240-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24,759,382 10.40 35,628,201-30.51
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,227,588 0.94 2,675,879-16.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 22,363 0.01 14,60053.17
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 882,107 0.37 1,429,753-38.30
65 Headgear and parts thereof 248,927 0.10 323,810-23.13
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 203 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,432,986 0.60 791,19181.12
69 Ceramic products 37,161 0.02 183,731-79.77
70 Glass and glassware 24,019 0.01 1,222,956-98.04
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 720-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,601,886 1.51 9,361,789-61.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 13,592 0.01 50,839-73.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,674,934 0.70 2,767,263-39.47
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 246-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 183,975 0.08 534,439-65.58
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 318,273 0.13 693,064-54.08
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27,403,544 11.51 57,466,044-52.31
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 8,988,381 3.77 25,273,183-64.44
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 1,096 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 763,195 0.32 1,407,961-45.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,268,963 0.95 38,637,602-94.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,912,505 3.32 12,386,228-36.12
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 1,044,577 0.44 2,228,535-53.13
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 28,604-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,166,808 0.91 2,894,652-25.14

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia