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

Russia's Trade with Croatia

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Croatia was $218,884,380, down 43.54% ($168,791,659) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $173,520,559, down 49.01% ($166,808,076) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $45,363,821, down 4.19% ($1,983,583) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $128,156,738, a 56.26% decrease ($164,824,493) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Croatia was Russia's 62nd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 46th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2011% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.2844% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Croatia was Russia's 51st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 41st in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2611% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.3718% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Croatia was Russia's 68th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 62nd in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1070% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.1057% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Croatia

The major share of Russian exports to Croatia 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) - 94.16% of Russia's total exports to Croatia (96.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.84% of Russia's total exports to Croatia (0.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.23% of Russia's total exports to Croatia (3.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $4,692,964;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $833,806;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $615,052.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Croatia 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 $164,029,750;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $8,481,785.
Russia's exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 17,170 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13,584 0.01 4,840180.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 19,204 0.01 25,206-23.81
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 6,279-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 6-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 163,385,405 94.16 327,415,155-50.10
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 90,723 0.05 25,078261.76
29 Organic chemicals 88,399 0.05 0
31 Fertilizers 1,817,044 1.05 10,298,829-82.36
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 6,074-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,943 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 2,520-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,110 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 118,362 0.07 134,506-12.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,705 0.01 50,648-82.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 192 0.00 3,683-94.79
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 100 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 138,656 0.08 199,026-30.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 109,882 0.06 235,217-53.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 262 0.00 323-18.89
52 Cotton 0 0.00 18,748-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 4,556-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 22,545-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 342-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 1,039-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 845,022 0.49 11,2167,434.08
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 615,052 0.35 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 147 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,865 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 446 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 88,936 0.05 170,805-47.93
69 Ceramic products 4,429 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 29,033 0.02 49,778-41.68
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 379,178-100.00
72 Iron and steel 213,551 0.12 235,362-9.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,634 0.00 46,188-87.80
74 Copper and articles thereof 194 0.00 909-78.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,705,645 2.71 12,68137,007.84
79 Zinc and articles thereof 16 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 31,260-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 582,310 0.34 375,30655.16
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 364,455 0.21 303,27520.17
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 48,888 0.03 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 340 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,745 0.01 20,076-36.52
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 182,325 0.11 184,726-1.30
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 762 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 23 0.00 765-96.99
SS Classified 0 0.00 52,490-100.00

Russia's Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 48.59% of Russia's total imports from Croatia (57.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.58% of Russia's total imports from Croatia (21.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.22% of Russia's total imports from Croatia (11.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.52% of Russia's total imports from Croatia (2.25% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.60% of Russia's total imports from Croatia (3.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.17% of Russia's total imports from Croatia (1.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1,330,346;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $1,167,796;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $894,397;
  • 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 $831,427;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $793,352;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $666,782;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $528,549;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $421,033;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $310,848;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $265,683.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,356,390;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $792,995;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $692,264;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $406,622;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $268,963;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $142,270;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $140,536;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $136,560.
Russia's imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
10 Cereals 1,481 0.00 142,017-98.96
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 149,693 0.33 70,770111.52
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 20,421 0.05 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 83,239 0.18 94,984-12.37
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 129,978 0.29 200,139-35.06
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 23,804 0.05 60,411-60.60
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,073,455 2.37 964,49511.31
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 683 0.00 26,679-97.44
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 604,604 1.33 76,055694.96
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 78,389 0.17 770,653-89.83
29 Organic chemicals 155,532 0.34 242,308-35.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,306,113 40.35 24,662,503-25.77
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 31,718 0.07 152,650-79.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,249,679 4.96 919,333144.71
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 56,971 0.13 51,75710.07
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 130,580 0.29 83,25956.84
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,063,697 2.34 752,84941.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 48,092 0.11 184,652-73.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 66,457 0.15 46,54042.80
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 105 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 41,247 0.09 183,517-77.52
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 113 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 196,321 0.43 205,840-4.62
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,818 0.02 5,34046.40
52 Cotton 34,194 0.08 112,889-69.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 48 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,864,796 8.52 4,657,791-17.03
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,426,818 3.15 532,421167.99
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 124 0.00 4,940-97.49
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 204,507 0.45 192,9735.98
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,702 0.02 3,125242.46
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,343 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,192,342 2.63 24,5464,757.58
69 Ceramic products 22,041 0.05 12,72373.24
70 Glass and glassware 40,455 0.09 6,325539.60
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,334,354 2.94 913,32146.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,258 0.01 3514,922.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 770,083 1.70 103,301645.47
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 52,407 0.12 48,1708.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 794,466 1.75 1,11471,216.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,071,739 17.79 8,478,361-4.80
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 1,939,606 4.28 1,108,17975.03
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 201,727 0.44 196,1492.84
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 268,963-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 28,224 0.06 88,037-67.94
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 71,349 0.16 187,025-61.85
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 776,048 1.71 510,36552.06
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia