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Russian trade with the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia's foreign trade in goods with the Czech Republic in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with the Czech Republic

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with the Czech Republic was $1,096,442,128, down 26.80% ($401,464,500) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $550,525,380, down 32.90% ($269,955,230) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $545,916,748, down 19.41% ($131,509,270) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $4,608,632, a 96.78% decrease ($138,445,960) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

The Czech Republic was Russia's 20th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 19th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.1268% of Russia's total trade (down from 1.1322% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The Czech Republic was Russia's 24th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 26th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.8971% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.9090% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The Czech Republic was Russia's 15th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (down from 14th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.5190% of Russia's total imports (down from 1.6117% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 70.64% of Russia's total exports to the Czech Republic (75.37% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.01% of Russia's total exports to the Czech Republic (2.70% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.37% of Russia's total exports to the Czech Republic (6.32% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.55% of Russia's total exports to the Czech Republic (13.38% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.83% of Russia's total exports to the Czech Republic (0.05% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.41% of Russia's total exports to the Czech Republic (1.03% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13,074,648;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $9,719,661;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $4,073,845.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 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 $225,504,598;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $79,864,848;
  • 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 $7,589,313;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $5,236,967;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $4,772,989;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $4,019,909;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2,639,341.
Russia's exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 77,580 0.01
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 37,509 0.01 20,972.47
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 29,673 0.01 -17.16
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 28,393 0.01 -38.49
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 225,792 0.04 70.38
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 50,542 0.01 -15.01
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 3,416 0.00 263.79
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 147,183 0.03 -94.72
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 341,273 0.06 111.31
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 131,382 0.02 3,692.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6,434 0.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 659,653 0.12 25.71
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 102,762 0.02 -12.25
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 20,601 0.00 -51.15
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 88,296 0.02 -44.60
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 25,999 0.00 439.51
26 Ores, slag and ash 5,243,009 0.95 -43.40
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 383,625,322 69.68 -37.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12,011,715 2.18 -38.72
29 Organic chemicals 1,901,872 0.35 -71.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 -100.00
31 Fertilizers 62,275 0.01 181.79
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 12,106 0.00 -48.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 331,569 0.06 -21.84
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 145,608 0.03 15.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 350 0.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 94,976 0.02 -8.67
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,131,446 0.39 70.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,376,362 3.34 -22.18
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,262 0.00 -81.86
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,333,663 0.97 -16.89
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 343,347 0.06 -8.50
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,056,037 0.37 44.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 40,758 0.01 -83.48
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 -100.00
52 Cotton 104,172 0.02 -40.64
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 -100.00
54 Man-made filaments 695,562 0.13 60.70
55 Man-made staple fibers 810 0.00 -68.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 104,175 0.02 3,009.70
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 82 0.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,360 0.00 186.65
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 125,735 0.02 287.04
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24,846 0.00 391.22
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,922 0.00 -86.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18,913 0.00 -60.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 160,646 0.03 81.65
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,244 0.00 650.48
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,127,200 0.39 35.43
69 Ceramic products 189,767 0.03 -3.47
70 Glass and glassware 695,068 0.13 -1.16
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10,098,992 1.83 2,562.32
72 Iron and steel 27,390,942 4.98 91.33
73 Articles of iron or steel 869,181 0.16 -10.45
74 Copper and articles thereof 81,849 0.01 -87.09
75 Nickel and articles thereof 74,358 0.01 -53.36
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,040,405 0.55 -4.46
78 Lead and articles thereof 6,790,511 1.23 149.96
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 270,973 0.05 77,990.20
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 24,572 0.00 -75.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 58,681 0.01 -45.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 23,921,103 4.35 -76.95
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 3,438,311 0.62 -16.61
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 598,872 0.11 432.96
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,169,716 0.21 95.60
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,404,557 0.26 19.36
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 13,246 0.00 882.64
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 389,818 0.07 -30.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 683,033 0.12 -7.18
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 38,366 0.01 -58.01
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 -100.00
SS Classified 32,208,227 5.85 5,163.67

Russia's Imports from the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 64.13% of Russia's total imports from the Czech Republic (67.01% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.62% of Russia's total imports from the Czech Republic (14.38% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.89% of Russia's total imports from the Czech Republic (6.53% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.52% of Russia's total imports from the Czech Republic (3.23% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.06% of Russia's total imports from the Czech Republic (1.63% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.67% of Russia's total imports from the Czech Republic (1.61% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $5,835,794;
  • 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 $2,926,408;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $1,924,668;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,887,946;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $1,828,424.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $68,946,508;
  • 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 $29,775,537;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $20,271,923;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $7,915,573;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $7,092,092;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $6,342,926;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,564,178;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $2,834,668;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $1,763,259.
Russia's imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
01 Live animals 381,466 0.07 225.35
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,763,250 1.06 15.14
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 63,441 0.01
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 11,417 0.00 104.39
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4,744 0.00 -95.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 45,508 0.01 -12.07
10 Cereals 62,977 0.01 -52.75
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 724,167 0.13 -1.16
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,031,936 0.92 28.66
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 725,136 0.13 109.97
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 73,665 0.01 -9.63
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 432,153 0.08 -55.41
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 733,222 0.13 -13.83
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,482 0.00 -65.78
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 615,917 0.11 -43.46
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 226,491 0.04 -31.48
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,498,946 0.27 56.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,040,994 0.74 12.14
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,209,869 0.77 20.21
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 26,955 0.00 42.02
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 665,778 0.12 42.49
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 661,175 0.12 -39.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,260,411 0.23 0.76
29 Organic chemicals 3,409,375 0.62 -4.66
30 Pharmaceutical products 21,238,972 3.89 -27.15
31 Fertilizers 31,032 0.01
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,172,777 0.40 10.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,035,286 0.74 -3.68
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 2,398,279 0.44 -89.42
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 55,034 0.01 -23.26
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 -100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12,466 0.00 -95.11
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,098,805 0.57 -18.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,575,979 3.04 -6.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14,625,532 2.68 14.82
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 375,363 0.07 6.04
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,048,404 0.19 -14.62
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 -100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,139 0.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,880,660 1.08 0.24
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,203,361 0.40 -42.08
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 -100.00
52 Cotton 71,616 0.01 114.82
54 Man-made filaments 222,924 0.04 -27.24
55 Man-made staple fibers 70,048 0.01 -28.69
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,967,857 0.73 -20.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 61,684 0.01 20.64
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 48,946 0.01 -15.66
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,352,588 0.98 51.88
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 24,906 0.00 69.45
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 160,950 0.03 91.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 403,322 0.07 31.78
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 384,994 0.07 -66.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 45,799 0.01 -29.01
65 Headgear and parts thereof 73,375 0.01 270.97
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 360,433 0.07 123.38
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,471,632 0.27 26.40
69 Ceramic products 2,479,684 0.45 -53.34
70 Glass and glassware 5,238,277 0.96 -21.20
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 167,641 0.03 19.77
72 Iron and steel 3,461,789 0.63 13.46
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,051,083 2.57 -24.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 527,755 0.10 -0.83
75 Nickel and articles thereof 462,293 0.08 53.26
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,237,397 0.59 0.20
79 Zinc and articles thereof 926 0.00 -68.59
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 28,959 0.01 70.06
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,090,194 0.57 -67.24
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,287,709 1.33 -19.48
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 203,491,797 37.28 -3.37
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 56,671,873 10.38 -34.44
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 9,214,153 1.69 46.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 74,273,926 13.61 -48.14
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 350 0.00 -99.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,417,444 1.18 0.24
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26,696 0.00 -10.63
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 142,101 0.03 -68.95
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 4,804,797 0.88 -11.38
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,440,622 2.65 67.82
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 9,355,442 1.71 25.90
SS Classified 9,889,202 1.81 1,023.73
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia