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Russian trade with Austria in the 4th 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 fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $933,874,787, up 8.94% ($76,628,205) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $418,008,550, up 34.48% ($107,164,996) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $515,866,237, down 5.59% ($30,536,791) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $97,857,687, a 58.46% decrease ($137,701,787) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Austria was Russia’s 33rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 31st in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.6853% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.6555% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Austria was Russia’s 42nd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 44th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.4986% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3771% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Austria was Russia’s 25th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 22nd in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9839% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.1304% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 90.98% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (85.44% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.88% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.85% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.27% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.55% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.63% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.40% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.04% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.96% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.40% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.57% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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) - an increase of $107,868,807;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $6,753,512;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,549,093;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $1,444,051.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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 $3,411,180;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $2,949,303;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,810,814.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 51,078 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,039,070 0.25 3,988,373-73.95
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 49,341-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 35,400 0.01 31,21413.41
10 Cereals 8,272 0.00 256,013-96.77
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 35,672 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 285,118 0.07 431,668-33.95
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 135,970 0.03 45,602198.17
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 27,535 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 58,033 0.01 72,150-19.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 110,969 0.03 23,027381.91
26 Ores, slag and ash 9,135,340 2.19 2,381,828283.54
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 371,042,815 88.76 263,174,00840.99
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,008,250 0.96 7,419,430-45.98
29 Organic chemicals 983,255 0.24 730,41934.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 38,034 0.01 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 643,582-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 789 0.00 5,930-86.69
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 122,321 0.03 780,711-84.33
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 31,121 0.01 7444,485.71
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 6,002 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 390 0.00 6,265-93.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 771,029 0.18 255,711201.52
40 Rubber and articles thereof 845,662 0.20 737,84114.61
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,586,978 0.38 2,038,664-22.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,746 0.00 706,680.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,192,918 2.20 8,889,5863.41
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 36,759 0.01 13,423173.85
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 154,545 0.04 1,965,359-92.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 96,411 0.02 171,699-43.85
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 927-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 716 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,724 0.00 270538.52
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 93 0.00 34173.53
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,351 0.00 2,959-54.34
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 128,689 0.03 37,078247.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 395 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,726 0.00 978383.23
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 40,484 0.01 149,218-72.87
69 Ceramic products 176,478 0.04 53332,877.36
70 Glass and glassware 125,732 0.03 104,77820.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 441,458 0.11 686,363-35.68
72 Iron and steel 4,297,453 1.03 1,748,360145.80
73 Articles of iron or steel 785,467 0.19 1,185,281-33.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,503-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 523,009 0.13 988,083-47.07
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,330,331 1.51 4,886,28029.55
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 24,747 0.01 46,387-46.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 59,530 0.01 8,099635.03
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,250,443 0.54 3,144,298-28.43
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 317,326 0.08 321,913-1.42
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 549,476 0.13 1,565,999-64.91
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 988,231 0.24 472,039109.35
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 245,928 0.06 596,816-58.79
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 156 0.00 0
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 585,730 0.14 552,5696.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 255,420 0.06 226,48112.78
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4 0.00 3,227-99.88
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 28,971 0.01 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 640-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 46.23% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (57.88% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.62% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (18.25% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.51% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (8.22% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.30% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.08% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.50% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (4.88% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.45% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.39% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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) - an increase of $18,100,459;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $11,765,812;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $11,099,243;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $5,273,033;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4,209,425;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,630,646;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $2,416,557;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $2,242,750;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,170,303;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,022,532.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th 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 $42,310,892;
  • 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 $37,089,631;
  • 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) - a decrease of $11,937,911;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $4,494,201.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 220,981-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 120,349 0.02 91,34431.75
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 322,024 0.06 109295,334.86
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 44 0.00 68-35.29
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 577,787 0.11 684,297-15.56
10 Cereals 98,561 0.02 35227,900.28
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 255,351 0.05 191,81433.12
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 140,388 0.03 117,88619.09
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 57,835 0.01 5,481955.19
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 190,482 0.04 236,918-19.60
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 423,716 0.08 636,864-33.47
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 749,866 0.15 498,49350.43
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,934,297 0.37 2,038,445-5.11
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,503,985 0.49 2,136,09117.22
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 14,671,517 2.84 12,428,76718.04
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,958,117 0.57 1,880,16357.33
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 7,491,290 1.45 6,573,97413.95
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 492,973 0.10 445,01810.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 316,679 0.06 692,205-54.25
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 534,876 0.10 753,565-29.02
29 Organic chemicals 2,519,455 0.49 2,654,639-5.09
30 Pharmaceutical products 66,110,183 12.82 55,010,94020.18
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 31,534-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,966,690 0.96 4,661,5296.55
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,671,212 0.32 1,361,42122.75
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 3,637,811 0.71 2,938,25923.81
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,075,961 0.40 1,733,07919.78
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 11,345 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 6,714-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,571,768 1.86 9,288,5763.05
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21,559,447 4.18 17,928,80120.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,050,265 0.79 3,357,64620.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 104,744 0.02 48,697115.09
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,894,861 0.37 1,900,324-0.29
45 Cork and articles of cork 8,370 0.00 6721,145.54
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 25,816,699 5.00 23,794,1678.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 674,429 0.13 996,027-32.29
50 Silk 484 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 239,110 0.05 137,86973.43
52 Cotton 5,680 0.00 1,193376.11
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 506-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 80,832 0.02 28,998178.75
55 Man-made staple fibers 3,971,989 0.77 4,192,161-5.25
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 215,144 0.04 149,66143.75
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,016 0.00 3,144-35.88
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 37,962 0.01 43,310-12.35
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,929,917 0.37 1,833,0745.28
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 109,738 0.02 73,98148.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 319,614 0.06 569,216-43.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 296,461 0.06 257,06015.33
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 116,893 0.02 196,810-40.61
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 101,229 0.02 66,63051.93
65 Headgear and parts thereof 55,808 0.01 14,014298.23
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,488 0.00 1,92229.45
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,882,393 0.56 2,974,526-3.10
69 Ceramic products 1,157,200 0.22 1,286,143-10.03
70 Glass and glassware 6,824,326 1.32 1,551,293339.91
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 594,376 0.12 553,8607.32
72 Iron and steel 19,553,879 3.79 7,788,067151.07
73 Articles of iron or steel 18,112,736 3.51 13,903,31130.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,102,612 0.21 602,62682.97
75 Nickel and articles thereof 165,146 0.03 38,701326.72
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,450,929 0.86 2,280,62695.16
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 244-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,427 0.00 8,392-83.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 66,317 0.01 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 171,050 0.03 280,061-38.92
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,064,840 0.79 3,025,39134.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16,847,285 3.27 16,978,231-0.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 153,089,715 29.68 195,400,607-21.65
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 20,843,337 4.04 57,932,968-64.02
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 3,058,260 0.59 14,996,171-79.61
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 44,580,365 8.64 26,479,90668.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,930,728 3.28 21,424,929-20.98
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 782,975 0.15 510,89753.25
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 50,401 0.01 115,026-56.18
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 5,618,529 1.09 6,159,059-8.78
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,626,361 0.90 2,209,804109.36
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 844,899 0.16 955,645-11.59
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 363,929-100.00
SS Classified 3,447,409 0.67 5 667 206-39.17
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia