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Russian trade in goods with Croatia in Q1 2017

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 first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $275,363,295, up 98.71% ($136,784,851) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $204,678,409, up 122.48% ($112,678,589) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $70,684,886, up 51.75% ($24,106,262) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $133,993,523, a 195.00% increase ($88,572,327) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Croatia was Russia’s 58th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 67th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2142% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1427% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 51st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 64th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2456% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1501% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 63rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 62nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1563% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1301% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

The major share of Russian exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 94.76% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (88.66% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.60% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (0.90% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.34% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (7.19% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.84% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.13% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.14% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.16% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $112,396,317;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $4,598,685;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $692,399.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $4,546,683.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 40,471 0.02 48,098-15.86
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,919 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 22 0.00 791-97.22
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 193,962,643 94.76 81,566,326137.80
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 48,051-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 103,598 0.05 113,024-8.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 55,154 0.03 50110,208.00
31 Fertilizers 1,650,093 0.81 6,196,776-73.37
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6,819 0.00 696879.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 710,242 0.35 17,8433,880.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 217,635 0.11 236,562-8.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 18-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 174,652 0.09 103,23869.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 122,206 0.06 121,9140.24
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 108 0.00 232-53.45
52 Cotton 0 0.00 146-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 32-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 2,716-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 186,025 0.09 770,336-75.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 91,175 0.04 296,874-69.29
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 640 0.00 92595.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,778 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 144,314 0.07 145,105-0.55
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 14,077-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 2 0.00 44,482-100.00
72 Iron and steel 118,914 0.06 214,235-44.49
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,522 0.00 13,715-81.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 563-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6,659 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,197,616 2.54 598,931767.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 999,253 0.49 504,63598.02
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 316,458 0.15 397,292-20.35
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 389,774 0.19 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,052 0.00 19,299-84.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,435 0.01 122,381-90.66
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 159,222 0.08 127,83724.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 10,600-100.00
SS Classified 0 0.00 262 853-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

The major share of Russian imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 32.21% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (63.05% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 29.68% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (4.77% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.90% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (10.98% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 9.57% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (12.54% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.37% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (3.22% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $19,290,048;
  • 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 $6,429,334;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4,404,669;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,074,710;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $909,942;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $333,702;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $294,616;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $260,216;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $254,054.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $7,847,301;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $698,637;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $574,850;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $423,828;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $374,763.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 768-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 15,244 0.02 0
10 Cereals 88,460 0.13 463,223-80.90
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 19,656,127 27.81 366,0795,269.37
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 29,137-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8,280 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 94,465 0.13 177,672-46.83
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 35,654 0.05 52,833-32.52
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,079,153 1.53 1,074,3020.45
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 59,778-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 39,557-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 11-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 901,538 1.28 1,600,175-43.66
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,444,158 26.09 26,291,459-29.85
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,253 0.01 30,400-86.01
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,595,028 3.67 520,318398.74
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 20,504-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,187 0.02 58,999-81.04
39 Plastics and articles thereof 748,426 1.06 805,552-7.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 62,085 0.09 40,23054.33
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,429 0.01 46,754-90.53
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 100,048 0.14 91,0389.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 187,700 0.27 204,957-8.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 19,462 0.03 33,942-42.66
52 Cotton 40,838 0.06 78,040-47.67
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 557 0.00 212,552.38
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,708,400 8.08 4,798,45818.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 705,706 1.00 775,777-9.03
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,076 0.00 375186.93
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 296,591 0.42 174,07370.38
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,869 0.01 12,987-31.71
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 42 0.00 497-91.55
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 986,885 1.40 1,561,735-36.81
69 Ceramic products 9,384 0.01 24,868-62.26
70 Glass and glassware 48,237 0.07 8,207487.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 738,665 1.05 404,96382.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,141 0.00 621,740.32
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 35,757-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 643,747 0.91 389,69365.19
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 95,072 0.13 49,88690.58
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 196,922 0.28 620,750-68.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 8,102,483 11.46 3,697,814119.12
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 7,611,957 10.77 1,182,623543.65
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 118,649 0.17 178,364-33.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 351,051 0.50 56,435522.04
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 184,392 0.26 1,24214,746.38
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 778,525 1.10 518,30950.20

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia