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

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Croatia was $185,107,408, down 48.09% ($171,509,097) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $132,296,572, down 56.44% ($171,412,195) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $52,810,836, down 0.18% ($96,902) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $79,485,736, a 68.31% decrease ($171,315,293) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Croatia was Russia’s 67th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 47th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1518% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2810% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Croatia was Russia’s 62nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 40th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1839% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.3819% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Croatia was Russia’s 64th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 61st in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1057% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1116% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

The major share of Russian exports to Croatia 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) - 93.07% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (96.82% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.60% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (0.75% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.33% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,594,136.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 $170,918,282;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $2,492,395.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 14,241 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 204-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 123,131,575 93.07 294,049,857-58.13
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 16,313 0.01 62,705-73.98
29 Organic chemicals 62,018 0.05 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 9,823-100.00
31 Fertilizers 4,518,497 3.42 1,924,461134.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,841 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 16,592 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,066 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 92,533 0.07 21,811324.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 49,890 0.04 269,912-81.52
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 12,108-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 34-100.00
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 157-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 236,231 0.18 166,58041.81
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 97,447 0.07 163,588-40.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 320 0.00 22442.86
52 Cotton 0 0.00 2,185-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 10,696-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 78,864-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 21,974-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 14-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 113-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 435-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 39-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 125,586 0.09 123,8031.44
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 57,844-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 81,331 0.06 0
72 Iron and steel 158,195 0.12 214,534-26.26
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,340 0.00 341,217-99.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 640-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,835-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,915,297 2.20 5,407,692-46.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,970 0.01 10,21817.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 206,763 0.16 152,31735.75
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 184,726 0.14 389,048-52.52
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 68,150 0.05 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 40,894 0.03 59,894-31.72
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 117,086 0.09 153,071-23.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,956 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 886-100.00
SS Classified 136,714 0.10 84162,654.76

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

The major share of Russian imports from Croatia 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) - 45.97% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (57.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.28% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (19.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 14.66% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (13.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.86% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (2.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.15% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (2.61% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.67% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (0.35% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,508,575;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $1,413,169;
  • 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 $1,038,089;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $834,012;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $694,929;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $201,777.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $5,961,433;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,712,642;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $308,919;
  • 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 $256,273;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $178,724.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 179,905 0.34 59,682201.44
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 62 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 45,000 0.09 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,080 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 120,603 0.23 233,291-48.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9,326 0.02 54,160-82.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,067,602 2.02 999,5946.80
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 60,853 0.12 33,17783.42
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 94,302 0.18 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 81,231 0.15 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 882,737 1.67 187,808370.02
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 31-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 1,034,119 1.96 972,5306.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,291,556 34.64 24,252,989-24.58
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 70,982 0.13 379,901-81.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,692,560 6.99 3,592,4312.79
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 151 0.00 17,527-99.14
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 92,351 0.17 38,393140.54
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,029,282 1.95 895,95214.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 65,817 0.12 29,189125.49
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 16,436 0.03 47,915-65.70
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 17,490 0.03 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 70,399 0.13 135,631-48.10
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 18 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 354,244 0.67 152,467132.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 499 0.00 0
52 Cotton 10,954 0.02 189,678-94.22
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 357 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,608,986 12.51 5,774,97414.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 752,113 1.42 647,00616.25
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,127 0.00 2,681-57.96
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 200,380 0.38 237,603-15.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 167,322 0.32 169,218-1.12
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,161,422 4.09 748,253188.86
69 Ceramic products 17,200 0.03 13,29629.36
70 Glass and glassware 22,209 0.04 15,50343.26
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,562 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,318,314 8.18 809,739433.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,675 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 591,541 1.12 441,76333.90
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 33,988 0.06 40,727-16.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 250,764 0.47 254,919-1.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,009,243 11.38 7,721,885-22.18
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 3,496,485 6.62 2,458,39642.23
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 137,934 0.26 203,347-32.17
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,188 0.02 125,755-92.69
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 19,273 0.04 275,546-93.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 708,194 1.34 694,7811.93

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia