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

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $315,765,990, up 44.26% ($96,881,610) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $262,741,433, up 51.42% ($89,220,874) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $53,024,557, up 16.89% ($7,660,736) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $209,716,876, a 63.64% increase ($81,560,138) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Croatia was Russia’s 57th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 62nd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2259% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.2011% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 44th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 51st in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.3129% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2611% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 69th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 68th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0951% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1070% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

The major share of Russian exports to Croatia 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) - 94.19% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (94.16% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.36% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (2.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.94% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.23% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 $84,078,559;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $2,651,871;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,292,231.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Croatia 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
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 22,264 0.01 17,17029.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 13,584-100.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 19,204-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,015 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 247,463,964 94.19 163,385,40551.46
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,699 0.00 90,723-94.82
29 Organic chemicals 53,862 0.02 88,399-39.07
31 Fertilizers 4,468,915 1.70 1,817,044145.94
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 10,168 0.00 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 93 0.00 5,943-98.44
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 50 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,110-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 379,002 0.14 118,362220.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 182,255 0.07 8,7051,993.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13,643 0.01 1927,005.73
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 100-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 416,346 0.16 138,656200.27
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 233,368 0.09 109,882112.38
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 425 0.00 26262.21
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 2 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 108 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 358 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,332,654 0.51 845,02257.71
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 535,354 0.20 615,052-12.96
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 566 0.00 147285.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,718 0.00 5,86531.59
65 Headgear and parts thereof 728 0.00 44663.23
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 140,383 0.05 88,93657.85
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 4,429-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 42,253 0.02 29,03345.53
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 34,854 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 207,410 0.08 213,551-2.88
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,883 0.00 5,634-48.83
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 194-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,997,876 2.28 4,705,64527.46
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 16-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 508,065 0.19 582,310-12.75
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 236,786 0.09 364,455-35.03
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 109,495 0.04 48,888123.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 340-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 24,448 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19,527 0.01 12,74553.21
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 143,747 0.05 182,325-21.16
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,933 0.00 762547.38
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10 0.00 23-56.52
SS Classified 141,206 0.05 0

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

The major share of Russian imports from Croatia 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) - 44.85% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (48.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.47% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (22.58% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 10.64% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (12.22% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.21% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (4.60% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.12% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (6.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Croatia 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) - an increase of $3,635,101;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $1,665,084;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,360,404;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $841,255;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $731,589;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $471,609;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $333,787;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $307,721;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $216,117;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $175,859.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $604,604;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $600,925;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $463,583;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $372,783;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $318,388.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 24,462 0.05 0
10 Cereals 0 0.00 1,481-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 365,810 0.69 149,693144.37
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 20,890 0.04 20,4212.30
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 89,998 0.17 83,2398.12
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6,074 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 33,248 0.06 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 188,544 0.36 129,97845.06
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 22,826 0.04 23,804-4.11
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,433,859 4.59 1,073,455126.73
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,183 0.01 683512.45
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 105,250 0.20 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 604,604-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 213,053 0.40 78,389171.79
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,595 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 489,319 0.92 155,532214.61
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,286,083 34.49 18,306,113-0.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 124,862 0.24 31,718293.66
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,981,268 5.62 2,249,67932.52
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 528,580 1.00 56,971827.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 56,191 0.11 130,580-56.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,239,556 2.34 1,063,69716.53
40 Rubber and articles thereof 75,693 0.14 48,09257.39
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,851 0.01 66,457-89.69
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 105-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 30,559 0.06 41,247-25.91
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 113-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 177,189 0.33 196,321-9.75
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,061 0.00 7,818-86.43
52 Cotton 102,373 0.19 34,194199.39
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 773 0.00 481,510.42
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 202 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,546,408 6.69 3,864,796-8.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,734,539 3.27 1,426,81821.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,134 0.01 1242,427.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 223,669 0.42 204,5079.37
65 Headgear and parts thereof 16,196 0.03 10,70251.34
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 14,695 0.03 2,343527.19
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,857,426 5.39 1,192,342139.65
69 Ceramic products 10,649 0.02 22,041-51.69
70 Glass and glassware 24,337 0.05 40,455-39.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 733,429 1.38 1,334,354-45.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 291 0.00 5,258-94.47
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 397,300 0.75 770,083-48.41
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 191,676 0.36 52,407265.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 330,883 0.62 794,466-58.35
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,706,840 22.08 8,071,73945.03
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 1,797,498 3.39 1,939,606-7.33
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 135,293 0.26 201,727-32.93
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 841,255 1.59 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 86,601 0.16 28,224206.83
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 7,443 0.01 71,349-89.57
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 754,643 1.42 776,048-2.76

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia