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

Russia’s Trade with the Czech Republic

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with the Czech Republic totaled $1,708,192,093, up 12.60% ($191,187,383) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $908,814,043, up 15.84% ($124,275,859) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $799,378,050, up 9.14% ($66,911,524) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Czech Republic in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $109,435,993, a 110.16% increase ($57,364,335) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 18th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.2535% of Russia’s total trade (up from 1.1601% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 23rd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 24th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.0840% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.9517% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 16th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 1.5246% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.5153% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian exports to the Czech Republic 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) - 67.92% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (67.76% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 10.72% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (12.63% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.23% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (7.41% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.19% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (6.19% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.46% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (3.18% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.16% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (1.21% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic 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 $81,497,989;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $6,540,989;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $4,518,592;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $4,151,911.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $11,187,851;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8,967,329;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $6,195,040;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $4,979,455.
Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 100 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 59,773 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 133,609 0.01 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 68-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 16,692 0.00 28,938-42.32
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 68,948 0.01 150,189-54.09
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 504,649 0.06 195,744157.81
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 34,086 0.00 33,0713.07
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 17,003 0.00 45,729-62.82
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 101,446 0.01 5,080,901-98.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 226,262 0.02 614,566-63.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 125,396 0.01 113,70510.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,025 0.00 1,487-31.07
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 13,844 0.00 1,601764.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 777,130 0.09 620,28325.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 271,789 0.03 330,364-17.73
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 98,151 0.01 62,83456.21
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 21,011 0.00 141,600-85.16
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 44,663 0.00 109,792-59.32
26 Ores, slag and ash 10,334,748 1.14 6,182,83767.15
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 606,844,483 66.77 525,346,49415.51
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 21,868,193 2.41 17,349,60126.04
29 Organic chemicals 2,325,933 0.26 4,037,821-42.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 38,643 0.00 3,3471,054.56
31 Fertilizers 6,595 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 112,617 0.01 55,259103.80
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,509,328 0.17 350,881330.15
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 113,602 0.01 168,402-32.54
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,077 0.00 68756.77
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 275,600 0.03 87,330215.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,896,742 0.32 2,245,71128.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,054,713 1.99 24,249,753-25.55
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 26,037 0.00 3,110737.20
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,116,302 0.78 6,654,7326.94
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 364,033 0.04 389,215-6.47
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,605,721 0.29 1,497,31174.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 442,724 0.05 967,593-54.24
52 Cotton 207,915 0.02 352,539-41.02
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 24,727-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 969,610 0.11 388,842149.36
55 Man-made staple fibers 442 0.00 95365.26
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 78,079 0.01 27,125187.85
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 23 0.00 2015.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,448 0.00 12,962-65.68
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 487,238 0.05 6,2067,751.08
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 249,061 0.03 5,7994,194.90
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 17,482 0.00 73,770-76.30
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 251,217 0.03 86,456190.57
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,534 0.00 7,14019.52
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 747,521 0.08 1,490,118-49.83
69 Ceramic products 199,747 0.02 232,692-14.16
70 Glass and glassware 1,065,407 0.12 528,104101.74
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 22,385,289 2.46 24,982,137-10.39
72 Iron and steel 34,080,671 3.75 45,268,522-24.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,780,563 0.20 1,492,97619.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 81,843 0.01 258,527-68.34
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,541 0.00 46,001-96.65
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,284,735 0.36 4,420,482-25.69
78 Lead and articles thereof 7,836,691 0.86 6,133,27227.77
79 Zinc and articles thereof 7,105 0.00 6,9452.30
80 Tin and articles thereof 326 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 151,466 0.02 81,60785.60
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 80,284 0.01 210,849-61.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 180,398 0.02 217,243-16.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 84,172,532 9.26 93,139,861-9.63
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 4,148,654 0.46 3,319,85224.97
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 499,642 0.05 586,266-14.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,566,116 0.83 1,025,127638.07
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,041,739 0.11 985,2345.74
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 700 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 5,283 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 792,779 0.09 542,58646.11
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 184,413 0.02 538,423-65.75
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 487,123 0.05 364,37933.69
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 9,538 0.00 14,900-35.99
SS Classified 58,295,220 6.41 545 44410,587.66

Russia’s Imports from the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian imports from the Czech Republic 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) - 64.30% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (66.89% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.38% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (12.09% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.64% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (6.02% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.62% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (3.83% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.96% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.51% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.23% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.75% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic 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 $34,153,165;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $21,130,169;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $9,588,860;
  • 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 $5,084,180;
  • 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) - an increase of $5,069,903;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3,580,976;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,270,050;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $3,167,953;
  • 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) - an increase of $2,885,866.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic 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 $14,936,646;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $5,900,335;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3,118,500;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $2,760,611;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - a decrease of $2,450,061.
Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 518,504 0.06 386,27434.23
02 Meat and edible meat offal 61,727 0.01 67,777-8.93
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,058,318 0.63 6,800,940-25.62
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,285 0.00 24,271-74.10
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 15,200 0.00 5,052200.87
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9,847 0.00 1,554533.66
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 66,019 0.01 31,915106.86
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 793,506 0.10 762,2064.11
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,036,836 0.50 3,576,30012.88
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 502,911 0.06 174,463188.26
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 40,089 0.01 100,680-60.18
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 715,079 0.09 994,284-28.08
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 851,985 0.11 880,298-3.22
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 13,555 0.00 68,459-80.20
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 696,553 0.09 1,167,706-40.35
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 237,152 0.03 326,302-27.32
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 863,255 0.11 1,953,859-55.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,829,020 0.73 5,276,98910.46
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,563,222 1.07 5,395,26958.72
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 43,397 0.01 51,745-16.13
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 804,443 0.10 798,7570.71
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 48,514 0.01 538,025-90.98
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 22,992,777 2.88 1,862,6081,134.44
29 Organic chemicals 2,943,792 0.37 3,653,420-19.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 32,339,444 4.05 31,940,4991.25
31 Fertilizers 33,335 0.00 15,815110.78
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,614,385 0.33 4,804,487-45.58
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,719,386 0.47 3,190,43416.58
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 2,830,538 0.35 2,530,07811.88
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 215,761 0.03 259,491-16.85
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 9,619 0.00 8,48513.36
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,522,136 0.19 12,54612,032.44
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,272,394 0.41 3,244,1850.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,589,832 3.20 22,008,85616.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,849,669 2.11 15,030,81912.10
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 483,248 0.06 329,98546.45
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 67,616 0.01 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,235,555 0.15 1,237,058-0.12
45 Cork and articles of cork 2,384 0.00 862,672.09
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,282,553 0.79 6,573,028-4.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,281,018 0.29 5,041,629-54.76
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 463,524 0.06 0
52 Cotton 56,206 0.01 87,155-35.51
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 19,894-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 827,698 0.10 464,76078.09
55 Man-made staple fibers 193,169 0.02 195,161-1.02
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,726,801 0.59 4,196,04412.65
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 227,621 0.03 149,97951.77
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 249,089 0.03 46,913430.96
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6,357,546 0.80 3,969,33160.17
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 17,605 0.00 31,693-44.45
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 258,224 0.03 219,26117.77
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 556,698 0.07 555,2640.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 652,935 0.08 516,18826.49
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 889,982 0.11 426,235108.80
65 Headgear and parts thereof 47,714 0.01 44,5567.09
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 109 0.00 458-76.20
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 156,740 0.02 139,23012.58
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,066,634 0.26 1,330,29055.35
69 Ceramic products 2,700,482 0.34 5,150,543-47.57
70 Glass and glassware 8,648,179 1.08 8,791,064-1.63
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 98,491 0.01 222,809-55.80
72 Iron and steel 4,184,618 0.52 4,425,027-5.43
73 Articles of iron or steel 23,725,336 2.97 20,455,28615.99
74 Copper and articles thereof 828,684 0.10 741,28911.79
75 Nickel and articles thereof 39,391 0.00 1,849,018-97.87
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,691,790 0.34 4,260,556-36.82
78 Lead and articles thereof 11,221 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 696 0.00 28,144-97.53
80 Tin and articles thereof 419 0.00 12,945-96.76
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 30,602 0.00 24,44225.20
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,643,812 0.71 5,692,696-0.86
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,908,955 0.99 6,587,52920.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 283,254,999 35.43 298,191,645-5.01
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 96,865,907 12.12 91,781,7275.54
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 7,595,432 0.95 4,709,56661.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 115,537,867 14.45 81,384,70241.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,727,653 1.34 13,846,153-22.52
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 29,357 0.00 41,760-29.70
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 618,187 0.08 655,641-5.71
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 12,433,434 1.56 7,363,53168.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 26,895,173 3.36 17,306,31355.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8,857,993 1.11 14,758,328-39.98
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 11,056-100.00
SS Classified 7,240,218 0.91 655 7101,004.18
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