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Russian trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina in the second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $34,492,162, up 33.45% ($8,646,262) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $10,648,041, down 0.29% ($30,768) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $23,844,121, up 57.21% ($8,677,030) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $13,196,080, a 194.01% increase ($8,707,798) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 106th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 103rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0247% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0237% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 115th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 107th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0127% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0161% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 85th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 86th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0427% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0358% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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) - 43.71% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (45.70% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 26.77% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (25.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.40% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (17.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.49% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.82% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.49% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.48% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.61% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 $285,083;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $200,124;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $191,997;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $135,514;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $100,980;
  • 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 $76,698;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $68,155;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $54,639;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $34,405.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $622,060;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $225,064;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $197,000;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $101,365;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $77,712;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $72,145;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $63,523;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $37,009.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 179,670 1.69 185,832-3.32
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 191,997 1.80 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,654,736 43.71 4,879,800-4.61
29 Organic chemicals 100,980 0.95 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 2,091-100.00
31 Fertilizers 15,916 0.15 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 116,976 1.10 48,821139.60
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 16,980-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 91,492 0.86 57,08760.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 31,643 0.30 68,652-53.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14,777 0.14 8521,634.39
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 503,999 4.73 581,711-13.36
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 304,169 2.86 104,045192.34
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 66,663 0.63 67,563-1.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5 0.00 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 13,013-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,103 0.01 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,927 0.02 65,450-97.06
69 Ceramic products 15,008 0.14 18,918-20.67
70 Glass and glassware 408 0.00 22283.78
72 Iron and steel 2,764,416 25.96 2,479,33311.50
73 Articles of iron or steel 80,985 0.76 26,346207.39
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 101,365-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 7,236-100.00
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 72,145-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,822 0.03 6,086-53.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,905 0.02 8,220-76.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 242,173 2.27 864,233-71.98
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 804,932 7.56 774,5053.93
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 158,349 1.49 22,835593.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,041 0.08 205,041-96.08
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 77,109 0.72 41118,661.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 82 0.00 16412.50
SS Classified 215,758 2.03 0

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 45.63% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (24.17% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 36.35% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (47.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 8.13% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (11.70% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.43% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (12.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $7,188,554;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $1,733,534;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $310,478;
  • 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 $205,535.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd 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) - a decrease of $365,813;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $313,171;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $151,146.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 530,862 2.23 499,8546.20
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 8,066,425 33.83 6,332,89127.37
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 654 0.00 366,467-99.82
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 63,090 0.26 52,22320.81
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,204 0.02 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 26,427 0.11 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 492,344 2.06 466,2995.59
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 21,239-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,344,557 43.38 3,156,003227.77
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 4,087-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 42,578 0.18 18,259133.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 422 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 93,372 0.39 29,372217.89
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 95,213 0.40 123,056-22.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 571 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 301 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 339 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 842,176 3.53 531,69858.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 391,099 1.64 387,2111.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,472 0.01 637131.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 703,777 2.95 854,923-17.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 87 0.00 0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 697-100.00
69 Ceramic products 11,162 0.05 3233,355.73
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 932 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 41,657 0.17 20,814100.14
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,134 0.02 22,390-77.07
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,909 0.01 2,363-19.21
79 Zinc and articles thereof 8,027 0.03 3,477130.86
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 19,645 0.08 9871,890.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,311 0.02 4,375-1.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 586,655 2.46 613,038-4.30
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 704,252 2.95 498,71741.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 479,753 2.01 792,924-39.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 58 0.00 12383.33
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 274,524 1.15 312,516-12.16
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,132 0.02 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 50,239-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia