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Russian trade with Croatia in 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 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Croatia was $808,190,349, down 34.11% ($418,378,231) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2016 were $576,415,129, down 41.69% ($412,043,332) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2016 were $231,775,220, down 2.66% ($6,334,899) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in 2016 was $344,639,909, a 54.07% decrease ($405,708,433) over 2015.

Croatia was Russia’s 65th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 56th in 2015), accounting for 0.1728% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2331% in 2015).

Croatia was Russia’s 61st largest export market in 2016 (down from 50th in 2015), accounting for 0.2019% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2877% in 2015).

Croatia was Russia’s 67th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 62nd in 2015), accounting for 0.1272% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1303% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.34% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (94.90% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.02% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (0.87% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.66% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (2.85% in 2015).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $9,404,290;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $2,352,591.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2016 over 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 $405,793,273;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $12,356,512;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $5,002,408.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 113,581 0.02 193,175-41.20
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 17,333 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13,584 0.00 15,539-12.58
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 37,523 0.01 25,41047.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 5,002,408-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 791 0.00 373112.06
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 532,240,859 92.34 938,034,132-43.26
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 172,176 0.03 566,803-69.62
29 Organic chemicals 321,351 0.06 108,257196.84
30 Pharmaceutical products 50 0.00 9,908-99.50
31 Fertilizers 14,222,920 2.47 26,579,432-46.49
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 696 0.00 6,074-88.54
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,784 0.00 0
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 0 0.00 9,889-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 16,592 0.00 2,520558.41
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,176 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 299,227 0.05 307,458-2.68
40 Rubber and articles thereof 295,157 0.05 569,600-48.18
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 252,360 0.04 12,1081,984.24
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,393 0.00 3,75317.05
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 100 0.00 157-36.31
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 695,571 0.12 632,34110.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 406,516 0.07 757,869-46.36
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,136 0.00 1,168-2.74
52 Cotton 146 0.00 20,933-99.30
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 15,252-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 39,329 0.01 22,54574.45
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 32 0.00 342-90.64
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,716 0.00 1,039161.41
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,594,709 0.45 242,118971.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,548,168 0.27 291,440431.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,196 0.00 148,442.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,881 0.00 970506.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 445 0.00 216,266-99.79
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 428,055 0.07 512,522-16.48
69 Ceramic products 4,429 0.00 2815,717.86
70 Glass and glassware 52,835 0.01 153,851-65.66
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 125,813 0.02 448,818-71.97
72 Iron and steel 735,735 0.13 881,827-16.57
73 Articles of iron or steel 34,746 0.01 422,561-91.78
74 Copper and articles thereof 758 0.00 1,549-51.07
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,660-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 16,625,306 2.88 7,221,016130.23
79 Zinc and articles thereof 16 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 16,804 0.00 42,329-60.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,802,471 0.31 904,90299.19
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 1,038,423 0.18 1,170,182-11.26
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 418,854 0.07 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 514,732 0.09 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 19,299 0.00 4,555323.69
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 192,944 0.03 598,957-67.79
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 22-100.00
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 558,439 0.10 413,25435.13
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 19,783 0.00 2059,550.24
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,319 0.00 1,674217.74
SS Classified 501,870 0.09 2 027 217-75.24

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 50.21% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (55.89% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.80% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (19.88% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.76% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (6.01% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.11% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (12.04% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.98% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (2.43% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.83% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (1.15% in 2015).

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $16,635,344;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $4,077,914;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,160,982;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $1,613,104;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $1,086,805;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $999,324;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $949,689;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $778,953.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $10,006,132;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $8,167,992;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $7,762,936;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5,852,786;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2,268,963;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,193,475;
  • 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 $910,932;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $812,194.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 768 0.00 39494.92
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,990 0.00 0
10 Cereals 774,531 0.33 461,31867.90
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 24,199,010 10.44 7,563,666219.94
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 20,483 0.01 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 216,003 0.09 94,984127.41
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 75,045 0.03 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 596,247 0.26 703,419-15.24
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 128,359 0.06 129,633-0.98
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,894,652 2.11 4,917,172-0.46
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 182,529 0.08 187,850-2.83
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 94,302 0.04 84,58611.49
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 696,655 0.30 171,340306.59
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,916,189 0.83 2,728,383-29.77
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11 0.00 37-70.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 84-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 3,054,817 1.32 2,275,86434.23
30 Pharmaceutical products 91,372,778 39.42 101,378,910-9.87
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 139,307 0.06 586,689-76.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 16,834,408 7.26 25,002,400-32.67
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 105,146 0.05 154,544-31.96
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 539,680 0.23 224,036140.89
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,117,186 1.78 3,117,86232.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 209,264 0.09 347,682-39.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 133,811 0.06 200,061-33.11
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 28,077 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 252,145 0.11 500,459-49.62
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 137 0.00 91,422.22
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 977,150 0.42 711,68237.30
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 60,753 0.03 71,781-15.36
52 Cotton 151,141 0.07 500,501-69.80
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 449-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,034 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 17,859-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 23,565,907 10.17 24,759,382-4.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,314,393 1.43 2,227,58848.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,278 0.00 22,363-80.87
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 730,943 0.32 882,107-17.14
65 Headgear and parts thereof 297,340 0.13 248,92719.45
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5,331 0.00 2032,526.11
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 39 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 5,510,900 2.38 1,432,986284.57
69 Ceramic products 81,019 0.03 37,161118.02
70 Glass and glassware 83,497 0.04 24,019247.63
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 6,762,868 2.92 3,601,88687.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 21,693 0.01 13,59259.60
75 Nickel and articles thereof 35,757 0.02 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,624,623 1.13 1,674,93456.70
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 162,564 0.07 183,975-11.64
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,931,377 0.83 318,273506.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 21,550,758 9.30 27,403,544-21.36
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 9,641,688 4.16 8,988,3817.27
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 0 0.00 1,096-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 638,381 0.28 763,195-16.35
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 2,268,963-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 149,569 0.06 7,912,505-98.11
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 133,645 0.06 1,044,577-87.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,000 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,739,480 1.18 2,166,80826.43

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