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Russian trade in goods with Austria in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $1,375,056,504, up 47.24% ($441,181,717) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $734,744,781, up 75.77% ($316,736,231) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $640,311,723, up 24.12% ($124,445,486) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with Austria went from a deficit of $97,857,687 in the 4th quarter of 2016, to a surplus of $94,433,058 in the 4th quarter of 2017.

Austria was Russia’s 28th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 33rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.8227% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.6853% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Austria was Russia’s 33rd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 42nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.7143% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4986% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Austria was Russia’s 24th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 25th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.9961% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.9839% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 93.81% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (90.98% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.27% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.88% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.37% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.27% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.92% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.63% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.88% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.04% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $295,709,954;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $13,146,887;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $2,468,372.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 51,078-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 727,904 0.10 1,039,070-29.95
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 20,703 0.00 35,400-41.52
10 Cereals 278,653 0.04 8,2723,268.63
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 35,672-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 149,554 0.02 285,118-47.55
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 55,997 0.01 135,970-58.82
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 28,530 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 27,556 0.00 27,5350.08
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 147,005 0.02 58,033153.31
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 263,395 0.04 110,969137.36
26 Ores, slag and ash 22,282,227 3.03 9,135,340143.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 666,752,769 90.75 371,042,81579.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,368,150 0.46 4,008,250-15.97
29 Organic chemicals 2,231,024 0.30 983,255126.90
30 Pharmaceutical products 35 0.00 38,034-99.91
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 774 0.00 789-1.90
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 151,301 0.02 122,32123.69
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 31,121-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,049 0.00 6,002-82.52
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,042 0.00 390423.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 254,081 0.03 771,029-67.05
40 Rubber and articles thereof 761,094 0.10 845,662-10.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,901,996 0.26 1,586,97819.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 230 0.00 4,746-95.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,880,701 1.21 9,192,918-3.40
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 114,101 0.02 36,759210.40
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,014,873 0.14 154,545556.68
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 43,002 0.01 96,411-55.40
54 Man-made filaments 9,134 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2 0.00 716-99.72
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 1,724-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 25,401 0.00 9327,212.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,574 0.00 1,351830.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 34,757 0.00 128,689-72.99
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 495 0.00 39525.32
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,209 0.00 4,726-32.10
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 282,016 0.04 40,484596.61
69 Ceramic products 41,459 0.01 176,478-76.51
70 Glass and glassware 229,451 0.03 125,73282.49
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 208,991 0.03 441,458-52.66
72 Iron and steel 2,917,134 0.40 4,297,453-32.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,076,156 0.15 785,46737.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,001,267 0.14 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,333,143 0.18 523,009154.90
78 Lead and articles thereof 41,129 0.01 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,798,703 1.20 6,330,33138.99
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 45,367 0.01 24,74783.32
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,461,717 0.20 59,5302,355.43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,597,692 0.49 2,250,44359.87
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 659,025 0.09 317,326107.68
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 34,381 0.00 549,476-93.74
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 741,794 0.10 988,231-24.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,427,293 0.19 245,928480.37
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 156-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 4,900 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 1,061,417 0.14 585,73081.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 235,665 0.03 255,420-7.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 226 0.00 45,550.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 28,971-100.00
SS Classified 1,537 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 46.26% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (46.23% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.35% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (22.62% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.57% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (12.51% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.06% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (6.30% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.79% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.50% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.26% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.45% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $39,806,766;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $23,630,033;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $20,357,788;
  • 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 $18,128,798;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $16,564,070;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $5,525,811;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3,913,217;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $3,719,626;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $3,654,377.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $14,270,567;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $5,413,216;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $4,425,545;
  • 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 $2,494,760.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
01 Live animals 1,210,499 0.19 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 96,676 0.02 120,349-19.67
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 89,632 0.01 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,762,925 0.28 322,024447.45
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8,902 0.00 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 29 0.00 44-34.09
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 995,542 0.16 577,78772.30
10 Cereals 227,492 0.04 98,561130.81
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 397,456 0.06 255,35155.65
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 86,210 0.01 140,388-38.59
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 43,346 0.01 57,835-25.05
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 385,809 0.06 190,482102.54
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 580,539 0.09 423,71637.01
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,427,654 0.22 749,86690.39
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,097,655 0.33 1,934,2978.45
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,664,395 0.42 2,503,9856.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,089,399 2.36 14,671,5172.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,613,767 0.72 2,958,11755.97
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,997,362 1.09 7,491,290-6.59
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 650,715 0.10 492,97332.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,485,927 0.23 316,679369.22
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 741,813 0.12 534,87638.69
29 Organic chemicals 3,391,697 0.53 2,519,45534.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 89,740,216 14.02 66,110,18335.74
31 Fertilizers 22,059 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,046,192 0.63 4,966,690-18.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,682,602 0.42 1,671,21260.52
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 2,794,098 0.44 3,637,811-23.19
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,338,682 0.37 2,075,96112.66
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 44 0.00 11,345-99.61
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 15,097,579 2.36 9,571,76857.73
39 Plastics and articles thereof 23,316,162 3.64 21,559,4478.15
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,365,584 0.84 4,050,26532.47
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 118,839 0.02 104,74413.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,104,795 0.48 1,894,86163.85
45 Cork and articles of cork 47 0.00 8,370-99.44
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 20,403,483 3.19 25,816,699-20.97
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 750,641 0.12 674,42911.30
50 Silk 0 0.00 484-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 193,787 0.03 239,110-18.95
52 Cotton 130,494 0.02 5,6802,197.43
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 6,656 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 13,944 0.00 80,832-82.75
55 Man-made staple fibers 3,903,462 0.61 3,971,989-1.73
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 208,458 0.03 215,144-3.11
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 8,818 0.00 2,016337.40
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 92,156 0.01 37,962142.76
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,824,057 0.28 1,929,917-5.49
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 295,565 0.05 109,738169.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 423,361 0.07 319,61432.46
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 382,189 0.06 296,46128.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 214,934 0.03 116,89383.87
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 225,894 0.04 101,229123.15
65 Headgear and parts thereof 44,076 0.01 55,808-21.02
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 71,369 0.01 2,4882,768.53
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,344,365 0.52 2,882,39316.03
69 Ceramic products 4,876,826 0.76 1,157,200321.43
70 Glass and glassware 2,398,781 0.37 6,824,326-64.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,444,078 0.23 594,376142.96
72 Iron and steel 39,911,667 6.23 19,553,879104.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 22,025,953 3.44 18,112,73621.60
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,565,589 0.40 1,102,612132.68
75 Nickel and articles thereof 115,379 0.02 165,146-30.14
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,942,606 0.62 4,450,929-11.42
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,421 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,749 0.00 1,42792.64
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 66,317-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 277,405 0.04 171,05062.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,960,512 0.62 4,064,840-2.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 20,501,662 3.20 16,847,28521.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 192,896,481 30.13 153,089,71526.00
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 38,972,135 6.09 20,843,33786.98
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 563,500 0.09 3,058,260-81.57
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30,309,798 4.73 44,580,365-32.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 33,494,798 5.23 16,930,72897.83
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 554,191 0.09 782,975-29.22
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 142,776 0.02 50,401183.28
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 5,710,656 0.89 5,618,5291.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,774,971 0.90 4,626,36124.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,288,811 0.20 844,89952.54
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,300,000 0.20 0
SS Classified 1,067,929 0.17 3 447 409-69.02
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