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Russian trade with Austria in the 3rd 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 third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Austria was $720,907,367, down 22.75% ($212,292,442) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $235,035,153, down 39.03% ($150,440,438) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $485,872,214, down 11.29% ($61,852,004) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $250,837,061, a 54.60% increase ($88,588,434) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Austria was Russia’s 31st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 27th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.5913% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.7353% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Austria was Russia’s 50th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 36th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3267% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.4847% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Austria was Russia’s 23rd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 22nd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9722% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.1558% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 83.34% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (88.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.25% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.33% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.22% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (4.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.86% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.06% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.33% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.81% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (0.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $4,778,056;
  • 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 $1,909,876;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1,403,506;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $1,319,957.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $151,861,271;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $2,546,242;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1,491,938;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,381,829;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $1,221,875.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 44,880 0.02 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,517,323 1.50 2,901,59221.22
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 101,822 0.04 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 16,456 0.01 46,527-64.63
10 Cereals 99,562 0.04 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10,032 0.00 1758,911.76
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 88,235 0.04 126,248-30.11
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 73,786 0.03 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 209,329 0.09 14,0921,385.45
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 90,722 0.04 72,92324.41
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 7,058-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 148,677 0.06 49,617199.65
26 Ores, slag and ash 4,778,056 2.03 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 190,940,010 81.24 342,801,281-44.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,436,905 2.74 6,970,819-7.66
29 Organic chemicals 1,013,736 0.43 1,241,175-18.32
30 Pharmaceutical products 25,377 0.01 1,8681,258.51
31 Fertilizers 220,708 0.09 2,766,950-92.02
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 647 0.00 4,155-84.43
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 353,630 0.15 1,575,505-77.55
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 14,599-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 5,709-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,173 0.00 10,165-58.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 577,591 0.25 193,708198.18
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,275,884 0.54 2,767,822-53.90
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,662,971 0.71 343,014384.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 610-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,069,688 3.43 6,666,18221.05
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 8,949-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,804,476 0.77 2,135,332-15.49
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 116,821 0.05 184,661-36.74
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 13-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 128-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 7,196-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,389 0.00 7,266-67.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 23,551 0.01 28,311-16.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 33 0.00 3,005-98.90
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 115-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 52,127 0.02 106,516-51.06
69 Ceramic products 4,259 0.00 4,2580.02
70 Glass and glassware 193,172 0.08 97,12498.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 175,272 0.07 254,512-31.13
72 Iron and steel 1,077,018 0.46 1,532,630-29.73
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,046,916 0.45 895,02916.97
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 90-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 549,498 0.23 840,253-34.60
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,304 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,028,698 1.71 4,638,663-13.15
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,551 0.00 20,828-49.34
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,279 0.00 3,932110.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,793,401 0.76 3,175,230-43.52
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 245,497 0.10 933,848-73.71
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 2,442,414 1.04 532,538358.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 787,855 0.34 597,04531.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 215,573 0.09 247,190-12.79
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 4,033-100.00
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 496,959 0.21 442,81612.23
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 184,854 0.08 177,9213.90
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 547 0.00 201172.14
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 12,866 0.01 1,668671.34
SS Classified 615 0.00 12,654-95.14

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 52.97% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (52.83% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 20.77% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (17.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.60% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (14.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.44% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (4.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.48% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.12% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.52% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $5,944,369;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,640,155;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $3,150,202;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,842,980;
  • 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 $2,028,369;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $1,771,946.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $23,594,268;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $21,312,101;
  • 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 $14,881,197;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - a decrease of $10,894,619;
  • 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 $5,371,224;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,853,551;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $3,139,458.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 73,761 0.02 66,05211.67
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 77-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 483,566 0.10 543,049-10.95
10 Cereals 130 0.00 3,026-95.70
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 304,279 0.06 253,67019.95
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 122,772 0.03 157,387-21.99
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 32,583 0.01 7,787318.43
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 182,128 0.04 140,06730.03
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 13,487 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 684,176 0.14 448,88352.42
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 359,911 0.07 525,875-31.56
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,331,748 0.27 1,499,242-11.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,765,588 0.78 1,993,64288.88
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,189,656 3.13 12,039,45426.17
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,640,063 0.75 2,263,18660.84
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,119,020 1.05 6,330,530-19.14
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 358,106 0.07 352,5581.57
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 471,220 0.10 89,220428.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 528,558 0.11 581,218-9.06
29 Organic chemicals 3,887,742 0.80 3,128,49424.27
30 Pharmaceutical products 55,212,733 11.36 52,369,7535.43
31 Fertilizers 2,300 0.00 264,081-99.13
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,860,665 0.79 3,023,09527.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 980,729 0.20 794,85123.39
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 3,507,521 0.72 2,589,68335.44
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,785,339 0.37 1,700,3295.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 355 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,355,417 1.93 9,661,881-3.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 18,095,714 3.72 17,245,0344.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,677,408 0.76 3,096,84018.75
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 249,547 0.05 47,664423.55
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 706-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,909,467 0.39 1,972,778-3.21
45 Cork and articles of cork 8,434 0.00 16,632-49.29
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 21,755 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 24,044,416 4.95 25,314 473-5.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 654,735 0.13 755,462-13.33
50 Silk 0 0.00 1,181-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 151,079 0.03 111,94734.96
52 Cotton 4,043 0.00 3,9033.59
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 267 0.00 928-71.23
54 Man-made filaments 188,167 0.04 31,514497.09
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,103,148 0.84 4,412,975-4.87
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 267,574 0.06 222,62220.19
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10,349 0.00 10,744-3.68
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 37,510 0.01 32,87914.08
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,692,860 0.35 1,929,447-12.26
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 154,060 0.03 97,38558.20
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 317,733 0.07 623,728-49.06
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 80,986 0.02 168,540-51.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 71,598 0.01 442,826-83.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13,123 0.00 58,357-77.51
65 Headgear and parts thereof 308,279 0.06 422,316-27.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,937 0.00 2,18534.42
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,856,293 0.38 1,362,91536.20
69 Ceramic products 1,236,682 0.25 1,613,302-23.34
70 Glass and glassware 7,373,076 1.52 1,428,707416.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 354,993 0.07 249,06842.53
72 Iron and steel 6,151,089 1.27 27,463,190-77.60
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,955,638 2.05 14,809,189-32.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 893,818 0.18 373,415139.36
75 Nickel and articles thereof 22,417 0.00 5,599300.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,909,513 0.39 2,442,376-21.82
79 Zinc and articles thereof 238 0.00 15,238-98.44
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 62,596-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 137,701 0.03 222,408-38.09
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,752,396 0.57 13,647,015-79.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 15,092,045 3.11 18,231,503-17.22
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 157,063,515 32.33 180,657,783-13.06
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 37,142,709 7.64 52,023,906-28.60
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 7,079,990 1.46 5,051,62140.15
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 39,278,812 8.08 34,638,65713.40
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 4,942-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,810,998 3.46 17,007,719-1.16
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 377,366 0.08 605,540-37.68
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12,346 0.00 7151,626.71
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 3,890,486 0.80 9,261,710-57.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,639,067 1.37 7,097,120-6.45
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,038,950 0.21 965,9917.55
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 311,524-100.00
SS Classified 1,483,334 0.31 420,313252.91

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