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

Russia’s Trade with the Czech Republic

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with the Czech Republic was $1,375,843,043, down 10.45% ($160,538,183) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $662,870,659, down 16.03% ($126,582,240) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $712,972,384, down 4.55% ($33,955,943) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade with the Czech Republic went from a surplus of $42,524,572 in the 3rd quarter of 2015, to a deficit of $50,101,725 in the 3rd quarter of 2016.

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 19th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 20th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.1285% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.2106% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 27th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 20th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9214% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.9927% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 15th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 18th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.4266% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.5762% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian exports to the Czech Republic 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) - 75.85% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (83.99% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.27% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (3.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes codes 28-40) - 5.88% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (6.92% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 3.19% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (1.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.74% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (1.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.49% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (0.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $41,393,948;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $12,918,638;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - an increase of $2,964,142;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,257,669.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic 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 $160,016,523;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $8,196,238;
  • 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 $6,788,174;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $3,537,839.
Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 222-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 115,811 0.02 49,307134.88
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 128-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 22,108 0.00 21,8641.12
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 85,271 0.01 1,7884,669.07
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 119,311 0.02 155,231-23.14
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 35,003 0.01 25,11139.39
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 10,560 0.00 36,217-70.84
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 110,664 0.02 3,648,503-96.97
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 320,001 0.05 665,917-51.95
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 142,222 0.02 34 462312.69
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,297,464 0.20 549,421136.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 213,284 0.03 230,218-7.36
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 48,758 0.01 19,264153.10
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 88,416 0.01 128,639-31.27
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 40,033 0.01 175,509-77.19
26 Ores, slag and ash 5,865,754 0.88 5,937,271-1.20
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 496,911,136 74.96 656,927,659-24.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14,688,319 2.22 21,476,493-31.61
29 Organic chemicals 2,220,789 0.34 3,647,714-39.12
31 Fertilizers 8 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 54,457 0.01 23,664130.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 384,329 0.06 365,8055.06
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 185,052 0.03 255,042-27.44
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,495 0.00 3,074-18.84
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 33,276 0.01 242,953-86.30
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,468,213 0.37 1,462,44568.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,968,589 2.86 27,164,827-30.17
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,230 0.00 1,092287.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,389,900 1.27 6,132,23136.82
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 254,546 0.04 299,962-15.14
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,747,581 0.41 1,373,293100.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 127,669 0.02 615,955-79.27
52 Cotton 109,375 0.02 59,08485.12
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 50,432-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 1,109,644 0.17 639,71173.46
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 155-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 48,707 0.01 40,42820.48
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 445 0.00 40410.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,823 0.00 4 482-37.01
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 55,235 0.01 7,852603.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,394 0.00 1,520254.87
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 36,056 0.01 18,30097.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 279,719 0.04 63,549340.16
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,297 0.00 5,074-15.31
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 119-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,900,795 0.29 1,443,57331.67
69 Ceramic products 814,120 0.12 228,229256.71
70 Glass and glassware 1,276,549 0.19 672,69089.77
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 21,174,783 3.19 8,256,145156.47
72 Iron and steel 53,627,750 8.09 12,233,802338.36
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,687,599 0.25 1,923,452-12.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 77,500 0.01 374,269-79.29
75 Nickel and articles thereof 845 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,633,095 0.55 4,518,064-19.59
78 Lead and articles thereof 8,588,746 1.30 5,624,60452.70
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 164,514 0.02 118,75138.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 224,124 0.03 238,841-6.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 67,318 0.01 82,209-18.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,123,090 0.62 3,911,8285.40
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 2,907,825 0.44 1,857,67556.53
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 603,048 0.09 133,769350.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,859,417 0.28 911,456104.01
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 56 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 401,346 0.06 818,116-50.94
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 473,133 0.07 516,273-8.36
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 499,689 0.08 226,696120.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 364,229 0.05 885,815-58.88
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,469 0.00 0
SS Classified 791,675 0.12 11,914,251-93.36

Russia’s Imports from the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian imports from the Czech Republic 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) - 63.98% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (65.15% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes codes 28-40) - 11.55% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (14.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.89% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (6.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.86% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (3.23% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.15% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.25% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.89% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

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

  • 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 $12,649,558;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $5,760,362;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,696,980;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2,620,831;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,154,295.

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

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $30,536,284;
  • 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 $24,982,319;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $14,268,900;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - a decrease of $5,019,308;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - a decrease of $4,144,088;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $3,900,469;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,860,639;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $2,673,619;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $2,473,545.
Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 165,967 0.02 184,133-9.87
02 Meat and edible meat offal 73,367 0.01 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,189,045 0.87 4,093,17151.20
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 34,444 0.00 10,914215.59
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 34 0.00 16,490-99.79
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,943 0.00 2,16282.38
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 115,805 0.02 37,638207.68
10 Cereals 95,475 0.01 14,697549.62
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 767,481 0.11 832,819-7.85
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,250,651 0.46 3,411,591-4.72
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,173,372 0.16 322,528263.80
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 139,990 0.02 98,46442.17
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 520,322 0.07 799,728-34.94
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 788,342 0.11 892,300-11.65
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 13,708 0.00 12,34011.09
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,030,786 0.14 1,168,716-11.80
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 235,752 0.03 386,599-39.02
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,617,922 0.23 1,680,008-3.70
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,511,354 0.63 5,950,909-24.19
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,733,789 0.94 4,112,95863.72
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 47,583 0.01 62,030-23.29
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 432,903 0.06 916,442-52.76
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 3,449-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 313,110 0.04 940,208-66.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,468,074 0.35 27,450,393-91.01
29 Organic chemicals 2,846,177 0.40 3,763,809-24.38
30 Pharmaceutical products 21,410,674 3.00 19,256,37911.19
31 Fertilizers 13,824 0.00 6,393116.24
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,429,482 0.48 5,903,027-41.90
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,185,569 0.73 4,094,01126.66
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 3,763,622 0.53 8,782,930-57.15
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 113,372 0.02 170,213-33.39
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 2,082-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 725,795 0.10 110,838554.83
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,567,835 0.36 3,695,596-30.52
39 Plastics and articles thereof 26,910,240 3.77 23,213,26015.93
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,945,700 1.82 11,081,14816.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 350,573 0.05 604,988-42.05
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 6,050 0.00 111,928-94.59
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 785,917 0.11 1,083,274-27.45
45 Cork and articles of cork 85 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 33,038 0.00 316,073-89.55
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,381,417 0.90 8,365,977-23.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,696,872 0.24 4,470,491-61.17
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 572 0.00 455,068-99.87
52 Cotton 4,142 0.00 13,550-69.43
54 Man-made filaments 445,259 0.06 776,628-42.67
55 Man-made staple fibers 182,469 0.03 132,84937.35
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,148,691 0.58 3,997,8023.77
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 241,362 0.03 314,750-23.32
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 190,804 0.03 33,720465.85
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6,086,114 0.85 4,633,46431.35
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 28,112 0.00 125,179-77.54
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 902,660 0.13 253,041256.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,664,493 0.23 973,98370.90
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 472,414 0.07 689,738-31.51
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 684,160 0.10 577,46818.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 45,999 0.01 73,038-37.02
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 216 0.00 2,448-91.18
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 246,368 0.03 114,952114.32
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,790,902 0.25 1,799,152-0.46
69 Ceramic products 3,135,033 0.44 4,706,204-33.39
70 Glass and glassware 6,385,002 0.90 7,777,447-17.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 131,524 0.02 186,608-29.52
72 Iron and steel 3,852,843 0.54 4,116,869-6.41
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,390,691 3.14 26,251,330-14.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 787,467 0.11 647,14921.68
75 Nickel and articles thereof 279,440 0.04 4 423,528-93.68
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,781,111 0.39 3,833,711-27.46
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 24,660-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,873 0.00 1,496158.89
80 Tin and articles thereof 120,088 0.02 22353,751.12
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 49,285 0.01 50,490-2.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,959,912 0.70 4,842,5362.42
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,772,449 0.95 7,055,631-4.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 248,918,919 34.91 263,187,819-5.42
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 82,931,767 11.63 70,282,20918.00
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 4,033,403 0.57 2,662,50051.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 111,552,944 15.65 142,089,228-21.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,749,007 1.23 8,374,5284.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 65,516 0.01 105,691-38.01
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 178,156 0.02 347,890-48.79
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 8,074,521 1.13 6,909,92216.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 15,424,411 2.16 9,664,04959.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,567,339 1.48 14 467,808-26.96
SS Classified 33,803,485 4.74 1,618,8671,988.10

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia