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

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $68,167,892, up 53.52% ($23,765,560) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $27,760,102, up 52.92% ($9,607,226) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $40,407,790, up 53.94% ($14,158,334) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $12,647,688, a 56.21% increase ($4,551,108) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 92nd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 102nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0408% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0326% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 97th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 104th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0270% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0217% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 76th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 82nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0629% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0501% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina 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) - 43.14% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (63.40% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 36.87% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (12.73% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.87% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (10.12% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.55% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.74% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.95% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.70% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.85% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (2.33% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $8,153,265;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,579,733;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $466,869;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $166,191;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $104,461;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $85,956.

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

  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $321,334;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $275,442;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $246,361;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $117,437;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $106,672.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 237,291 0.85 175,90934.89
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 246,361-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11,976,061 43.14 11,509,1924.06
29 Organic chemicals 1,579,733 5.69 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,288 0.03 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 12 0.00 46,812-99.97
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,667 0.01 0
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 273 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 214 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 131,178 0.47 45,222190.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 95,668 0.34 42,141127.02
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 712,818 2.57 676,3195.40
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 218,464 0.79 114,00391.63
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 321,334-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 44,284 0.16 55,651-20.43
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7 0.00 0
52 Cotton 14,879 0.05 10,09947.33
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 166 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 88 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,335 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,022 0.01 2,10191.43
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 6,117-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 23,143 0.08 2369,706.36
72 Iron and steel 9,984,976 35.97 1,831,711445.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 139,881 0.50 70,68397.90
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 275,442-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 42,122 0.15 3,4961,104.86
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 117,437-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 68,135 0.25 12,964425.57
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 613,352 2.21 622,471-1.46
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 803,076 2.89 783,8042.46
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 450,110 1.62 283,91958.53
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39,748 0.14 146,420-72.85
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 78,132 0.28 2,3803,182.86
SS Classified 489,979 1.77 750 652-34.73

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 66.42% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (70.25% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 17.09% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (12.47% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.87% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (7.93% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.70% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (7.26% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.15% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.27% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $8,210,180;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $3,225,075;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,206,307;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $301,303;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $210,457;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $168,964;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $153,636;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $135,939;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $135,126.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina 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
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 111,366 0.28 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6,447,176 15.96 3,222,101100.09
10 Cereals 3,715 0.01 752,971.43
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6,205 0.02 1736,400.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 301,304 0.75 130,130,300.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 30,029 0.07 46,100-34.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,220 0.01 5,1760.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 18,634 0.05 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 28,292 0.07 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 517,679 1.28 451,22614.73
29 Organic chemicals 67,123 0.17 23,423186.57
30 Pharmaceutical products 26,146,884 64.71 17,936,70445.77
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 0.00 912-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 51,297 0.13 29317,407.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 53,839 0.13 26,241105.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 173 0.00 183-5.46
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 23,551 0.06 12,05895.31
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 134,401 0.33 107,07225.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 6,414-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 2,674-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 153,636 0.38 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 234,969 0.58 129,74281.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 486,993 1.21 276,53676.10
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 135 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,420,312 3.51 1,496,850-5.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,667 0.02 4917,587.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 30 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 26,977 0.07 9932,616.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 193 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 20,502 0.05 42,691-51.98
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,215,127 3.01 8,82013,676.95
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,430 0.01 1,419141.72
79 Zinc and articles thereof 12,840 0.03 7,10480.74
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 12,477 0.03 7,56764.89
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,276 0.02 2,661211.01
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 979,943 2.43 844,81715.99
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 725,346 1.80 738,141-1.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 667,795 1.65 498,83133.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 137 0.00 35291.43
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 321,627 0.80 276,90716.15
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 161,490 0.40 25,551532.03
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 50,140-100.00
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