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

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $259,728,944, up 9.13% ($21,726,450) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $172,800,900, up 14.07% ($21,307,936) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $86,928,044, up 0.48% ($418,514) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $85,872,856, a 32.15% increase ($20,889,422) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Croatia was Russia’s 61st largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 63rd in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1906% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1820% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Croatia was Russia’s 60th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.2061% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1838% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Croatia was Russia’s 61st largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 57th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.1658% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1790% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

The major share of Russian exports to Croatia 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) - 94.88% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (94.90% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.79% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (0.28% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.06% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (3.58% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 $20,187,141;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,696,606;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $827,420.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $3,063,794.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 34,072 0.02 193,175-82.36
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 17,333 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 3,805-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,319 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 163,951,002 94.88 143,763,86114.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 17,088 0.01 470,038-96.36
29 Organic chemicals 57,910 0.03 48,65319.03
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 85-100.00
31 Fertilizers 1,690,601 0.98 4,754,395-64.44
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
39 Plastics and articles thereof 70,490 0.04 146,752-51.97
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 252,359 0.15 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,184 0.00 3611,522.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 217,447 0.13 137,31158.36
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 77,276 0.04 121,405-36.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 322 0.00 506-36.36
54 Man-made filaments 39,329 0.02 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 979,351 0.57 151,931544.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 636,241 0.37 269,466136.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 958 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 17 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 215,831-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 68,428 0.04 111,812-38.80
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 28-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 9,726 0.01 4,844100.78
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 69,640-100.00
72 Iron and steel 149,753 0.09 169,556-11.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 14,058 0.01 31,133-54.85
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,825-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,917,006 1.69 220,4001,223.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,834 0.00 851468.04
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 508,762 0.29 246,942106.02
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 91,950 0.05 99,942-8.00
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 301,816 0.17 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 514,392 0.30 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 4,555-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,924 0.01 168,589-89.96
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 131,191 0.08 75,45873.86
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,465 0.00 2051,102.44
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,296 0.00 2322,926.09

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 46.80% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (60.25% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.80% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (2.82% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.29% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (10.52% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.99% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (20.44% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.15% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (2.39% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.05% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (1.69% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 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 $23,393,726;
  • 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 $656,298;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $272,108.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $7,587,475;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6,011,447;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $5,591,944;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,760,158;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $544,559;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $420,726.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 394-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,990 0.00 0
10 Cereals 309,827 0.36 319,301-2.97
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 23,503,332 27.04 109,60621,343.47
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 58,627 0.07 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 70,965 0.08 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 167,994 0.19 114,46846.76
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 42,396 0.05 11,859257.50
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,679,293 1.93 1,735,933-3.26
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 61,215 0.07 62,838-2.58
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 84,586-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 10,820 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 915,506 1.05 1,460,065-37.30
29 Organic chemicals 264,989 0.30 451,998-41.37
30 Pharmaceutical products 28,483,649 32.77 34,495,096-17.43
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6,206 0.01 34,399-81.96
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 10,371,852 11.93 15,963,796-35.03
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 27,520 0.03 62,255-55.79
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 257,752 0.30 80,215221.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,218,658 1.40 1,001,08621.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 55,128 0.06 34,70158.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,162 0.00 46,680-91.08
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 10,482 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 49,461 0.06 124,314-60.21
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 6 0.00 9-33.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 221,630 0.25 225,091-1.54
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 18,494 0.02 21,404-13.60
52 Cotton 27,953 0.03 91,123-69.32
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 609 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8,293,668 9.54 8,176,0241.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 359,685 0.41 555,037-35.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,653 0.00 12,315-78.46
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 151,982 0.17 202,700-25.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 106,329 0.12 64,70264.34
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,491 0.00 0
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 537,186 0.62 649,211-17.26
69 Ceramic products 16,909 0.02 11,14251.76
70 Glass and glassware 12,626 0.01 3663,349.73
73 Articles of iron or steel 694,100 0.80 1,114,826-37.74
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,698 0.01 12,597-54.77
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 873,305 1.00 816,5136.96
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 26,283 0.03 64,394-59.18
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 265,398 0.31 55,316379.79
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,754,339 4.32 7,514,497-50.04
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 3,016,054 3.47 2,359,75627.81
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 120,354 0.14 160,805-25.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 55,722 0.06 7,643,197-99.27
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 41,779 0.05 98,999-57.80
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,000 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 736,928 0.85 464,82058.54
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia