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

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $274,877,871, up 5.83% ($15,148,927) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $208,270,419, up 20.53% ($35,469,519) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 were $66,607,452, down 23.38% ($20,320,592) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $141,662,967, a 64.97% increase ($55,790,111) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Croatia was Russia’s 67th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 61st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1645% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1906% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 61st largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 60th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2025% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2061% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 66th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 61st in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1036% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1658% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

The major share of Russian exports to Croatia 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) - 90.14% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (94.88% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.02% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.79% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.13% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.06% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 $23,777,470;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $9,391,328;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $1,726,514.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 Croatia 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
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 132,437 0.06 34,072288.70
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 17,333-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 832 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 18,319-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 187,728,472 90.14 163,951,00214.50
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 33,464 0.02 17,08895.83
29 Organic chemicals 622,535 0.30 57,910975.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,041 0.00 0
31 Fertilizers 3,417,115 1.64 1,690,601102.12
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 24,758 0.01 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 277,612 0.13 70,490293.83
40 Rubber and articles thereof 57,404 0.03 0
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 252,359-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,754 0.00 4,184-34.18
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 325,188 0.16 217,44749.55
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 505,860 0.24 77,276554.61
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 338 0.00 3224.97
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 39,329-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 797,129 0.38 979,351-18.61
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 771,989 0.37 636,24121.34
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,464 0.00 95852.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 17-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 32 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 179,015 0.09 68,428161.61
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 9,726-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 57,398 0.03 0
72 Iron and steel 215,792 0.10 149,75344.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 50 0.00 14,058-99.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,308,334 5.91 2,917,006321.95
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 22,221 0.01 4,834359.68
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 297,987 0.14 508,762-41.43
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 215,910 0.10 91,950134.81
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 0.00 301,816-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 514,392-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 43,740 0.02 16,924158.45
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 300 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 228,456 0.11 131,19174.14
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 752 0.00 2,465-69.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 32 0.00 5,296-99.40

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

The major share of Russian imports from Croatia 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) - 51.96% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (46.80% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.04% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (7.99% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 14.31% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (10.29% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 12.72% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (29.80% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.89% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (2.15% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.43% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (1.05% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Croatia 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 $2,665,367;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1,541,978;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $962,950;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $567,987;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $388,580;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $273,816.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $18,446,882;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $6,393,313;
  • 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) - a decrease of $672,710;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $625,764;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $409,515;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $309,827;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $229,905;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $208,234.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,915 0.01 2,99030.94
10 Cereals 0 0.00 309,827-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,056,450 7.59 23,503,332-78.49
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 518 0.00 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 26,319 0.04 58,627-55.11
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,077 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 18,104 0.03 70,965-74.49
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 107,760 0.16 167,994-35.85
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,205 0.00 42,396-92.44
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,221,271 4.84 1,679,29391.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 35,388 0.05 61,215-42.19
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 10,820-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 289,742 0.43 915,506-68.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 85 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 832,976 1.25 264,989214.34
30 Pharmaceutical products 28,757,465 43.17 28,483,6490.96
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 19,926 0.03 6,206221.08
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,978,539 5.97 10,371,852-61.64
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 61,402 0.09 27,520123.12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 49,518 0.07 257,752-80.79
39 Plastics and articles thereof 809,143 1.21 1,218,658-33.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 101,054 0.15 55,12883.31
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,298 0.00 4,162-44.79
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,785 0.00 10,482-82.97
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 90,723 0.14 49,46183.42
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 333,426 0.50 221,63050.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 14,121 0.02 18,494-23.65
52 Cotton 97,047 0.15 27,953247.18
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,218 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,209 0.00 60998.52
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8,232,151 12.36 8,293,668-0.74
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 502,958 0.76 359,68539.83
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 5,533 0.01 2,653108.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 540,562 0.81 151,982255.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 109,015 0.16 106,3292.53
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 42,796 0.06 2,4911,618.02
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 39-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 307,281 0.46 537,186-42.80
69 Ceramic products 8,491 0.01 16,909-49.78
70 Glass and glassware 35,533 0.05 12,626181.43
72 Iron and steel 10,329 0.02 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 826,198 1.24 694,10019.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,724 0.00 5,698-52.19
75 Nickel and articles thereof 26 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 937,771 1.41 873,3057.38
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 15,216 0.02 26,283-42.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 135,532 0.20 265,398-48.93
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,419,706 9.64 3,754,33970.99
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 2,343,344 3.52 3,016,054-22.30
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 232,889 0.35 120,35493.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,018,672 1.53 55,7221,728.13
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 213,998 0.32 41,779412.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 13,000-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 750,043 1.13 736,9281.78

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