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Russian trade in goods with the Czech Republic 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 the Czech Republic in the first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Czech Republic

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with the Czech Republic totaled $1,557,451,111, up 42.07% ($461,197,941) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $903,279,460, up 64.08% ($352,754,080) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $654,171,651, up 19.87% ($108,443,861) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $249,107,809, a 5,092.35% increase ($244,310,219) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 19th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 20th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.2115% of Russia’s total trade (up from 1.1292% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 22nd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 24th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.0839% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8983% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 16th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 15th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.4468% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.5245% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian exports to the Czech Republic 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) - 59.76% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (70.64% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 18.94% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (5.55% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 7.27% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (7.01% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.53% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (6.37% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.83% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (1.83% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.16% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (1.41% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic 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 $140,389,818;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $88,059,205;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $53,898,512;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $25,508,708;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $15,495,187;
  • 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 $15,347,621;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $10,500,562;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3,710,107.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic 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
01 Live animals 326 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 125,284 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 171,892 0.02 77,580121.57
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,562 0.00 37,509-95.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24,149 0.00 29,673-18.62
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 75,722 0.01 28,393166.69
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 170,330 0.02 225,792-24.56
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 35,313 0.00 50,542-30.13
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 8,295 0.00 3,416142.83
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 169,446 0.02 147,18315.13
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 213,224 0.02 341,273-37.52
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 90,551 0.01 131,382-31.08
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 933 0.00 6,434-85.50
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,536 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 619,271 0.07 659,653-6.12
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 258,526 0.03 102,762151.58
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 34,293 0.00 20,60166.46
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 88,296-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 36,487 0.00 25,99940.34
26 Ores, slag and ash 15,743,571 1.74 5,243,009200.28
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 524,015,140 58.01 383,625,32236.60
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 27,359,336 3.03 12,011,715127.77
29 Organic chemicals 3,562,638 0.39 1,901,87287.32
30 Pharmaceutical products 62,075 0.01 0
31 Fertilizers 51 0.00 62,275-99.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 46,190 0.01 12,106281.55
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,929,045 0.21 331,569481.79
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 83,462 0.01 145,608-42.68
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,609 0.00 350359.71
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 213,121 0.02 94,976124.39
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,653,220 0.40 2,131,44671.40
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22,086,469 2.45 18,376,36220.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 352,476 0.04 9,2623,705.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,688,944 0.85 5,333,66344.16
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 264,462 0.03 343,347-22.98
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,515,367 0.28 2,056,03722.34
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 25,624 0.00 40,758-37.13
52 Cotton 45,283 0.01 104,172-56.53
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 983 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 775,390 0.09 695,56211.48
55 Man-made staple fibers 43 0.00 810-94.69
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 124,921 0.01 104,17519.91
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 84 0.00 822.44
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 264 0.00 4,360-93.94
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 72 0.00 125,735-99.94
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 37,539 0.00 24,84651.09
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 35,132 0.00 1,9221,727.89
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 24,392 0.00 18,91328.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 168,456 0.02 160,6464.86
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,435 0.00 10,244-46.94
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,430,119 0.27 2,127,20014.24
69 Ceramic products 174,876 0.02 189,767-7.85
70 Glass and glassware 2,040,330 0.23 695,068193.54
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 25,594,179 2.83 10,098,992153.43
72 Iron and steel 52,899,650 5.86 27,390,94293.13
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,808,189 0.20 869,181108.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,439 0.00 81,849-94.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 74,358-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,161,675 0.35 3,040,8563.97
78 Lead and articles thereof 7,390,798 0.82 6,790,5118.84
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 193,084 0.02 270,973-28.74
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 27,993 0.00 24,57213.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 169,632 0.02 58,681189.07
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 77,819,615 8.62 23,921,103225.32
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 2,687,377 0.30 3,438,311-21.84
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 330,506 0.04 598,872-44.81
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 89,228,470 9.88 1,169,2657,531.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,043,623 0.12 1,404,557-25.70
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 13,246-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 27,479 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 837,466 0.09 389,818114.84
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 433,131 0.05 683,033-36.59
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 511,165 0.06 38,3661,232.34
SS Classified 21,607,730 2.39 32 208 227-32.91

Russia’s Imports from the Czech Republic

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 67.01% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (64.12% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.33% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (12.62% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.17% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (5.89% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.72% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (4.52% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.97% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (2.06% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.12% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.67% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $56,985,186;
  • 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 $17,604,707;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,607,331;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $8,522,649;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,339,854;
  • 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 $5,968,015;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $5,031,846;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $4,957,436;
  • 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 $3,598,700;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2,113,217.

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

  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $2,827,431;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $2,437,815.
Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
01 Live animals 51,031 0.01 381,466-86.62
02 Meat and edible meat offal 35,253 0.01 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,030,634 0.77 5,763,250-12.71
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10,969 0.00 63,441-82.71
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 11,417-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 470,750 0.07 4,7449,823.06
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 52,626 0.01 45,50815.64
10 Cereals 50,988 0.01 62,977-19.04
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 556,002 0.08 724,167-23.22
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,629,034 0.55 5,031,936-27.88
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 331,663 0.05 725,136-54.26
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 59,188 0.01 73,665-19.65
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 568,574 0.09 432,15331.57
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 724,892 0.11 733,222-1.14
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 68,927 0.01 11,482500.30
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 708,536 0.11 615,91715.04
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 223,245 0.03 226,491-1.43
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 594,097 0.09 1,498,946-60.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,771,421 0.73 4,040,99418.08
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,323,086 0.97 4,209,86950.20
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 70,491 0.01 26,274168.29
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 459,947 0.07 665,778-30.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,221 0.00 661,175-98.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,213,545 0.19 1,260,411-3.72
29 Organic chemicals 3,965,662 0.61 3,409,37516.32
30 Pharmaceutical products 29,761,621 4.55 21,238,97240.13
31 Fertilizers 6,041 0.00 31,032-80.53
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,076,434 0.32 2,172,777-4.43
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,250,172 0.50 4,035,286-19.46
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 2,188,805 0.33 2,398,279-8.73
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 112,338 0.02 55,034104.12
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 17,220 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 334,884 0.05 12,4662,586.38
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,138,829 0.48 3,098,8051.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21,582,822 3.30 16,550,97630.40
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,581,761 2.99 14,624,32533.90
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 915,373 0.14 375,326143.89
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 964,802 0.15 1,048,404-7.97
45 Cork and articles of cork 44 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 1,139-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 859 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,585,689 0.70 5,880,660-22.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,752,201 0.27 2,203,361-20.48
52 Cotton 80,864 0.01 71,61612.91
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,295 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 325,745 0.05 222,92446.12
55 Man-made staple fibers 191,108 0.03 70,048172.82
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,073,599 0.62 3,966,7682.69
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 411,484 0.06 61,684567.08
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 197,970 0.03 48,946304.47
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,885,648 0.75 5,352,366-8.72
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 9,160 0.00 24,906-63.22
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 655,001 0.10 160,950306.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,278,185 0.20 403,322216.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 303,014 0.05 384,994-21.29
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 37,460 0.01 45,799-18.21
65 Headgear and parts thereof 73,081 0.01 73,375-0.40
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 333,818 0.05 360,433-7.38
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,483,913 0.23 1,471,6320.83
69 Ceramic products 3,345,246 0.51 2,479,21534.93
70 Glass and glassware 6,077,385 0.93 5,238,27716.02
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 130,572 0.02 167,641-22.11
72 Iron and steel 3,590,833 0.55 3,461,7893.73
73 Articles of iron or steel 20,387,162 3.12 14,047,30845.13
74 Copper and articles thereof 706,811 0.11 527,64433.96
75 Nickel and articles thereof 107,288 0.02 462,293-76.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,579,296 0.39 3,232,205-20.20
79 Zinc and articles thereof 27,464 0.00 9262,865.87
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 39,205 0.01 28,95935.38
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,414,165 0.67 3,090,17642.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,536,217 1.30 7,287,70917.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 212,033,025 32.41 203,425,6944.23
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 74,205,689 11.34 56,600,98231.10
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 12,812,853 1.96 9,214,15339.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 131,256,329 20.06 74,271,14376.73
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 95,000 0.01 35027,042.86
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,936,130 1.21 6,416,24523.69
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 278,047 0.04 26,696941.53
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 186,761 0.03 142,10131.43
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 10,765,218 1.65 4,797,203124.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12,002,807 1.83 14,440,622-16.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,525,427 1.00 9,352,858-30.23
SS Classified 1,535,699 0.23 9 889 202-84.47

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia