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Russian trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina in the third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina was $24,581,459, down 62.73% ($41,364,875) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $9,966,815, down 80.67% ($41,597,768) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $14,614,644, up 1.62% ($232,893) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina went from a surplus of $37,182,832 in the 3rd quarter of 2015, to a deficit of $4,647,829 in the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 113th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 91st in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0202% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0520% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 119th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 85th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0139% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0648% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 89th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 90th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0292% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0303% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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) - 43.62% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (85.58% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 24.45% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 16.16% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.87% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.19% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.36% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.51% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $178,743;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $152,995;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $152,307;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $135,521;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $96,062.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 $39,779,476;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $632,208;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $572,000;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $379,023;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $308,509;
  • 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 $267,518;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $125,867;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $117,811;
  • 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 $68,530;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $46,137.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 180,311 1.81 183,108-1.53
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,756 0.02 1,6665.40
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 135,521 1.36 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,347,425 43.62 44,126,901-90.15
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 572,000-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,403 0.04 4,711-6.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 53,629 0.54 39,49635.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13,306 0.13 1,0081,220.04
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 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 28,841 0.29 154,708-81.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 7,617-100.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 702,048 7.04 819,859-14.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 152,995 1.54 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 178,743 1.79 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 54,160 0.54 49,8708.60
52 Cotton 0 0.00 18,571-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 16 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,315 0.02 48,452-95.22
69 Ceramic products 11,709 0.12 0
70 Glass and glassware 26,218 0.26 26,773-2.07
72 Iron and steel 2,309,824 23.18 2,618,333-11.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 29,955 0.30 52,923-43.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 96,062 0.96 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 632,208-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 641 0.01 11,746-94.54
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 375,481 3.77 754,504-50.23
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 1,006,488 10.10 1,274,006-21.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 223,606 2.24 71,299213.62
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,092 0.05 753576.23
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 25,541 0.26 94,071-72.85
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 725 0.01 0

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 42.17% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (47.02% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 24.87% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (17.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.63% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (13.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.05% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (17.10% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $1,038,174;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $304,945;
  • 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 $147,681;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $121,810;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $45,091.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $418,122;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $409,729;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $335,679;
  • 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 $222,559;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $141,329.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 19,717 0.13 12,53757.27
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,012,189 13.77 2,421,918-16.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 21,269 0.15 24,228-12.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 447,805 3.06 865,927-48.29
29 Organic chemicals 215,854 1.48 94,044129.52
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,463,510 37.38 5,799,189-5.79
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 4,971 0.03 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 31,286 0.21 3,481798.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 85 0.00 362-76.52
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13,082 0.09 16,364-20.06
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 81,380 0.56 87,748-7.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,974 0.02 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,307-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 219,153 1.50 225,170-2.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 643,962 4.41 608,0055.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 180 0.00 875-79.43
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,762,672 18.90 1,724 49860.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,922 0.06 3952,158.73
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,341 0.01 0
69 Ceramic products 7,136 0.05 10,222-30.19
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 70-100.00
72 Iron and steel 45,091 0.31 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,049 0.08 6,95658.84
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,798 0.01 1,996-9.92
79 Zinc and articles thereof 6,072 0.04 2,571136.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 35,421 0.24 29,71919.19
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,604 0.05 1,290489.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 993,759 6.80 688,81444.27
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 741,238 5.07 593,55724.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 533,416 3.65 674,745-20.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,515 0.11 2663,419.23
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 263,106 1.80 485,665-45.83
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,087 0.01 722,798.61

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