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Russian trade with Austria in the 2nd 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 Austria in the second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Austria

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Austria was $671,778,861, down 18.24% ($149,857,370) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $191,174,267, down 32.17% ($90,681,656) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $480,604,594, down 10.96% ($59,175,714) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade deficit with Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $289,430,327, a 12.22% increase ($31,505,942) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Austria was Russia's 32nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 31st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.6172% of Russia's total trade (up from 0.6027% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Austria was Russia's 49th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 47th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2877% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.3079% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Austria was Russia's 23rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 20th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.1337% of Russia's total imports (down from 1.2052% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 79.52% of Russia's total exports to Austria (86.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.41% of Russia's total exports to Austria (3.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.60% of Russia's total exports to Austria (1.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.56% of Russia's total exports to Austria (3.93% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.19% of Russia's total exports to Austria (2.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.08% of Russia's total exports to Austria (0.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $3,026,770;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,233,523;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $2,129,966;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $1,712,226;
  • 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 $1,237,046;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,070,540;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $596,992.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd 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 $95,241,041;
  • 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 $2,852,281;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,216,871;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,293,791;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $686,569;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $601,631.
Russia's exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,519,153 0.79 1,814,221-16.26
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 307,456 0.16 112,245173.92
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 21,659-100.00
10 Cereals 4,455 0.00 185,237-97.59
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10,032 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 51,060 0.03 151,981-66.40
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 133,922 0.07 94,10942.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 44,355 0.02 48,752-9.02
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 75,404 0.04 121,212-37.79
26 Ores, slag and ash 2,129,966 1.11 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 149,809,027 78.36 245,050,068-38.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,152,762 1.65 6,005,043-47.50
29 Organic chemicals 1,521,889 0.80 451,349237.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 601,631-100.00
31 Fertilizers 705,292 0.37 2,922,163-75.86
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,622 0.00 1,326248.57
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 167,545 0.09 28,065496.99
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 1,763 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3,003 0.00 18,071-83.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,983 0.00 5,623-29.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 466,121 0.24 295,11057.95
40 Rubber and articles thereof 774,109 0.40 754,8702.55
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,776,410 0.93 64,1842,667.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 348 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,285,098 5.38 8,051,57527.74
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 8,382 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,785,742 0.93 2,248,937-20.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 182,601 0.10 227,509-19.74
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 571 0.00 0
52 Cotton 208 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 98 0.00 30,409-99.68
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 13-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 162 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 321 0.00 21648.61
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 67,586 0.04 35718,831.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 65,751 0.03 176,454-62.74
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 266 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 39 0.00 54-27.78
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 126,201 0.07 95,25332.49
70 Glass and glassware 161,593 0.08 69,475132.59
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 2,115-100.00
72 Iron and steel 1,848,133 0.97 1,251,14147.72
73 Articles of iron or steel 945,367 0.49 476,56698.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 328,862 0.17 150,384118.68
78 Lead and articles thereof 53,731 0.03 43,13424.57
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,619,367 2.94 2,592,597116.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,906 0.00 6,701-56.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,405 0.00 366,580.56
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,314,334 1.21 3,000,903-22.88
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 398,520 0.21 579,080-31.18
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 1,900,406 0.99 663,360186.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 814,324 0.43 2,108,115-61.37
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 671,640 0.35 193,121247.78
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 46-100.00
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 692,857 0.36 907,619-23.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 225,066 0.12 187,85719.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4 0.00 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9,049 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 45,977-100.00

Russia's Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 51.74% of Russia's total imports from Austria (60.92% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.18% of Russia's total imports from Austria (17.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.06% of Russia's total imports from Austria (5.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.04% of Russia's total imports from Austria (7.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.54% of Russia's total imports from Austria (4.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.49% of Russia's total imports from Austria (1.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $6,799,276;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $6,644,534;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $4,924,015;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,216,848;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $1,467,038.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $45,449,552;
  • 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 $33,922,488;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $1,780,016;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,695,865.
Russia's imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 1,780,016-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 83,129 0.02 731,040-88.63
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 99,808-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 2-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 36 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 433,011 0.09 317,77736.26
10 Cereals 634,804 0.13 394,97060.72
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 412,905 0.09 284,85244.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 286,166 0.06 438,368-34.72
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 33,135 0.01 10,750208.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 215,710 0.04 153,26840.74
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 526,511 0.11 339,29355.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 319,286 0.07 246,50329.53
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 838,964 0.17 1,435,754-41.57
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,378,218 1.74 1,733,684383.26
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 18,091,369 3.76 11,292,09360.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,338,877 0.69 3,062,8329.01
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,145,348 1.07 4,902,5984.95
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 360,030 0.07 300,78819.70
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 253,638 0.05 106,385138.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 470,129 0.10 678,908-30.75
29 Organic chemicals 2,193,040 0.46 2,488,384-11.87
30 Pharmaceutical products 57,375,564 11.94 56,817,4590.98
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,470,499 0.72 3,047,71013.87
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,082,653 0.23 904,76119.66
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 2,916,502 0.61 2,118,84437.65
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,108,735 0.44 1,630,69129.32
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 65,230 0.01 17038,270.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,998,710 2.08 10,065,106-0.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19,066,946 3.97 15,850,09820.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,060,338 0.64 2,897,3655.62
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,208 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 72,853 0.02 42,35372.01
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,314,573 0.48 1,695,61236.50
45 Cork and articles of cork 34,396 0.01 6,865401.03
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 183 0.00 3,693-95.04
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 22,710,858 4.73 23,481,026-3.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,577,002 0.33 1,181,47533.48
50 Silk 361 0.00 2,265-84.06
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 36,564 0.01 130,735-72.03
52 Cotton 2,155 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 9 0.00 129-93.02
54 Man-made filaments 5,476 0.00 24 448-77.60
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,498,714 0.94 3,479,37129.30
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 111,641 0.02 225,608-50.52
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4,407 0.00 7,148-38.35
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 51,531 0.01 23,391120.30
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,509,697 0.31 1,666,735-9.42
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 132,299 0.03 133,821-1.14
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 428,199 0.09 412,0303.92
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 70,645 0.01 312,533-77.40
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 116,521 0.02 78,64148.17
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 200,691 0.04 101,45297.82
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,126 0.00 16,278-74.65
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 330 0.00 361-8.59
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,391,757 0.50 2,518,686-5.04
69 Ceramic products 1,843,270 0.38 507,662263.09
70 Glass and glassware 6,035,595 1.26 1,111,580442.97
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 654,814 0.14 388,72368.45
72 Iron and steel 5,385,232 1.12 6,052,090-11.02
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,221,596 2.33 12,917,461-13.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 689,278 0.14 883,263-21.96
75 Nickel and articles thereof 119,596 0.02 144,640-17.31
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,965,842 0.41 1,548,29826.97
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,801 0.00 19,793-90.90
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 283,411 0.06 165,21771.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,186,816 0.66 2,199,54244.89
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 15,776,498 3.28 14,409,46010.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 154,691,307 32.19 200,140,859-22.71
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 36,844,530 7.67 70,767,018-47.94
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 7,725,262 1.61 8,640,458-10.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 40,043,179 8.33 39,544,1711.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,370,771 1.95 9,725,894-3.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 581,702 0.12 542,7037.19
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12,390 0.00 70,245-82.36
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 5,095,284 1.06 3,850,46732.33
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 726,714 0.15 336,093116.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 914,027 0.19 986,457-7.34
SS Classified 0 0.00 5,253,281-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia