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Russian trade in goods with Austria in Q2 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 Austria in the second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $819,440,093, up 21.98% ($147,661,232) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $251,631,682, up 31.62% ($60,457,415) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $567,808,411, up 18.14% ($87,203,817) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $316,176,729, a 9.24% increase ($26,746,402) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Austria was Russia’s 35th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 32nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.5863% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.6172% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Austria was Russia’s 47th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 49th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2997% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2877% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Austria was Russia’s 23rd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 1.0179% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.1337% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 87.08% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (79.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.20% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (6.41% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.69% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (4.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.89% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.55% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.48% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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 $53,576,120;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $13,443,127;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $896,910.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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) - a decrease of $1,900,406;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $1,621,974;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $1,434,824.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 100 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 814,497 0.32 1,519,153-46.38
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 307,456-100.00
10 Cereals 0 0.00 4,455-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 14,161 0.01 10,03241.16
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 51,060-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 98,561 0.04 133,922-26.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 280,278 0.11 44,355531.90
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 160,874 0.06 75,404113.35
26 Ores, slag and ash 15,573,093 6.19 2,129,966631.14
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 203,385,147 80.83 149,809,02735.76
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,717,938 0.68 3,152,762-45.51
29 Organic chemicals 898,752 0.36 1,521,889-40.94
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 705,292-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,328 0.00 4,622-28.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26,311 0.01 167,545-84.30
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 1,763-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 3,003-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,320 0.01 3,983259.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 424,084 0.17 466,121-9.02
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,671,019 0.66 774,109115.86
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,427,681 0.57 1,776,410-19.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4 0.00 348-98.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,311,108 4.10 10,285,0980.25
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 24,245 0.01 8,382189.25
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 163,768 0.07 1,785,742-90.83
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 81,258 0.03 182,601-55.50
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 571-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 208-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 98-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 908 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 162-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 57 0.00 321-82.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 555 0.00 67,586-99.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 27,779 0.01 65,751-57.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 85 0.00 266-68.05
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 39-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 162,658 0.06 126,20128.89
69 Ceramic products 4,980 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 237,999 0.09 161,59347.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 328 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 1,899,725 0.75 1,848,1332.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 425,357 0.17 945,367-55.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,762 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 647,003 0.26 328,86296.74
78 Lead and articles thereof 19,964 0.01 53,731-62.84
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6,108,514 2.43 5,619,3678.70
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 23,517 0.01 2,906709.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 164,027 0.07 2,4056,720.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,594,249 1.03 2,314,33412.09
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 367,499 0.15 398,520-7.78
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 1,900,406-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 385,507 0.15 814,324-52.66
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 544,752 0.22 671,640-18.89
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 436 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 564,624 0.22 692,857-18.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 333,865 0.13 225,06648.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,156 0.00 4128,800.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19,849 0.01 9,049119.35

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 49.40% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (51.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.43% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (21.18% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.96% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (8.04% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.59% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (8.06% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.01% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.54% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.46% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $37,863,945;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $22,833,285;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $11,511,378;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $5,749,015;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,722,126;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $2,691,456;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,530,849;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2,483,357;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2,353,115;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,865,330;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,736,767.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $6,606,443;
  • 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) - a decrease of $4,802,576;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $3,970,164;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $2,987,954.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 762,038 0.13 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 79,734 0.01 83,129-4.08
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,591 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 36-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 832,231 0.15 433,01192.20
10 Cereals 1,181,565 0.21 634,80486.13
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 437,410 0.08 412,9055.93
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 236,231 0.04 286,166-17.45
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 38,533 0.01 33,13516.29
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 277,283 0.05 215,71028.54
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 612,977 0.11 526,51116.42
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 429,560 0.08 319,28634.54
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,950,816 0.34 838,964132.53
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,771,775 0.31 8,378,218-78.85
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17,018,412 3.00 18,091,369-5.93
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,163,421 0.73 3,338,87724.70
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 7,628,705 1.34 5,145,34848.26
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 565,541 0.10 360,03057.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,066,817 0.19 253,638320.61
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 572,551 0.10 470,12921.79
29 Organic chemicals 3,929,807 0.69 2,193,04079.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 54,387,610 9.58 57,375,564-5.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,157,989 0.56 3,470,499-9.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,567,703 0.28 1,082,65344.80
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 2,887,008 0.51 2,916,502-1.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,902,455 0.34 2,108,735-9.78
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 65,230-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 15,747,725 2.77 9,998,71057.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21,420,061 3.77 19,066,94612.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,732,297 0.83 3,060,33854.63
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 1,208-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 141,067 0.02 72,85393.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,478,927 0.44 2,314,5737.10
45 Cork and articles of cork 14,939 0.00 34,396-56.57
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 183-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 25,432,984 4.48 22,710,85811.99
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 546,842 0.10 1,577,002-65.32
50 Silk 0 0.00 361-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 528,883 0.09 36,5641,346.46
52 Cotton 33,690 0.01 2,1551,463.34
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 86 0.00 9855.56
54 Man-made filaments 29,408 0.01 5,476437.03
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,662,223 0.82 4,498,7143.63
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 221,603 0.04 111,64198.50
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12,410 0.00 4,407181.60
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 88,266 0.02 51,53171.29
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,919,541 0.34 1,509,69727.15
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 110,565 0.02 132,299-16.43
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 267,042 0.05 428,199-37.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 129,070 0.02 70,64582.70
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 112,088 0.02 116,521-3.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 142,976 0.03 200,691-28.76
65 Headgear and parts thereof 179 0.00 4,126-95.66
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 5,263 0.00 3301,494.85
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,953,184 0.52 2,391,75723.47
69 Ceramic products 1,622,598 0.29 1,843,270-11.97
70 Glass and glassware 2,065,431 0.36 6,035,595-65.78
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,013,880 0.18 654,81454.83
72 Iron and steel 43,249,177 7.62 5,385,232703.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,752,445 2.42 11,221,59622.55
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,594,318 0.28 689,278131.30
75 Nickel and articles thereof 130,600 0.02 119,5969.20
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,831,172 0.67 1,965,84294.89
79 Zinc and articles thereof 3,238 0.00 1,80179.79
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 164,580 0.03 283,411-41.93
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,732,206 0.66 3,186,81617.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18,467,954 3.25 15,776,49817.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 177,524,592 31.26 154,691,30714.76
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 37,135,430 6.54 36,844,5300.79
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 2,922,686 0.51 7,725,262-62.17
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 40,335,300 7.10 40,043,1790.73
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,691,569 0.30 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,882,149 3.68 9,370,771122.84
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 417,996 0.07 581,702-28.14
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 55,526 0.01 12,390348.15
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 5,602,208 0.99 5,095,2849.95
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 564,025 0.10 726,714-22.39
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 974,231 0.17 914,0276.59
SS Classified 884,018 0.16 0

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