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Russian trade with Austria in 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 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $4,060,069,692, up 40.65% ($1,173,389,993) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Austria in 2017 totaled $1,882,649,584, up 78.97% ($830,703,814) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Austria in 2017 totaled $2,177,420,108, up 18.68% ($342,686,179) from 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Austria in 2017 was $294,770,524, a 62.34% decrease ($488,017,635) over 2016.

Austria was Russia’s 30th largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 32nd in 2016), accounting for 0.6952% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.6171% in 2016).

Austria was Russia’s 39th largest export market in 2017 (up from 43rd in 2016), accounting for 0.5272% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.3685% in 2016).

Austria was Russia’s 24th largest supplier in 2017 (just as in 2016), accounting for 0.9594% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.0066% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.77% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (85.52% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.41% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.45% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.34% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (4.03% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.33% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.79% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.07% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.01% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.46% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.01% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in 2017 over 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 $768,486,184;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $59,189,907.

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

  • 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 $6,243,351.
Russia’s exports to Austria in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
01 Live animals 100 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 95,958-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,586,454 0.30 8,401,704-33.51
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 68,817 0.00 559,513-87.70
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 36,551 0.00 51,856-29.51
10 Cereals 278,653 0.01 112,289148.16
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 40,359 0.00 55,736-27.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,260,434 0.07 481,199161.94
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 1,151 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 290,981 0.02 436,168-33.29
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 28,530 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 93,366 0.00 81,166,975.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 323,193 0.02 236,86436.45
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 738,362 0.04 236,760211.86
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 670,343 0.04 375,16478.68
26 Ores, slag and ash 75,468,504 4.01 16,278,597363.61
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,651,478,435 87.72 882,992,25187.03
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 12,794,721 0.68 18,051,040-29.12
29 Organic chemicals 5,050,464 0.27 4,034,35325.19
30 Pharmaceutical products 56 0.00 63,412-99.91
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 926,000-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,201 0.00 7,0032.83
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 316,611 0.02 689,600-54.09
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 189,564 0.01 60,784211.86
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,049 0.00 9,005-88.35
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 31,933 0.00 8,547273.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,643,930 0.09 2,034,910-19.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,009,636 0.27 3,413,71946.75
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5,484,584 0.29 7,195,059-23.77
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,657 0.00 13,595-65.74
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 39,552,113 2.10 36,553,7958.20
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 222,231 0.01 45,140392.32
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,866,577 0.21 5,108,896-24.32
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 350,725 0.02 654,653-46.43
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 571-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 208-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 98-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 9,134 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 21 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 1-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 908 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4 0.00 878-99.54
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 27,205 0.00 5,361407.46
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14,433 0.00 78,224-81.55
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 227,309 0.01 239,758-5.19
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,074 0.00 69454.76
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,327 0.00 4,922-32.41
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 676,558 0.04 262,127158.10
69 Ceramic products 49,808 0.00 180,737-72.44
70 Glass and glassware 824,250 0.04 643,90928.01
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 210,145 0.01 701,737-70.05
72 Iron and steel 9,655,907 0.51 9,494,0871.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,609,497 0.14 4,048,894-35.55
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,003,038 0.05 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,014,284 0.16 1,867,07261.44
78 Lead and articles thereof 109,135 0.01 55,03598.30
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 26,263,893 1.40 20,652,77427.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 236,382 0.01 61,040287.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,510,539 0.13 70,2833,472.04
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,928,476 0.63 9,107,03830.98
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 2,402,091 0.13 1,275,56988.32
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 97,789 0.01 6,341,140-98.46
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,908,502 0.10 3,175,218-39.89
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,831,887 0.20 1,294,566196.00
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 436 0.00 156179.49
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 3,054,035 0.16 2,237,39836.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,024,194 0.05 858,26819.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,734 0.00 2,178163.27
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 52,867 0.00 99,912-47.09
SS Classified 1,537 0.00 615149.92

Russia’s Imports from Austria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 45.45% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (50.11% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.32% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (21.63% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.32% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (9.36% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.65% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (6.92% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.74% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.79% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.44% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.50% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $125,205,794;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $56,127,312;
  • 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 $34,742,186;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $30,278,629;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $16,115,625;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15,644,327;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $12,155,559;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $10,711,147;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $9,823,914.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $16,464,665;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $13,137,230;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $11,337,766.
Russia’s imports from Austria in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
01 Live animals 2,818,465 0.13 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 380,333 0.02 426,698-10.87
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 404,990 0.02 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 2,077,387 0.10 322,247544.66
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 183,561 0.01 125,97945.71
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 112 0.00 165-32.12
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,219,968 0.15 1,805,43478.35
10 Cereals 3,648,543 0.17 1,663,838119.28
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,370,182 0.06 1,194,49314.71
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 701,740 0.03 843,352-16.79
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 130,060 0.01 130,601-0.41
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,190,248 0.05 652,06182.54
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 13,487-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,781,890 0.13 2,177,59027.75
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,536,032 0.16 1,806,33895.76
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,456,962 0.34 4,950,14550.64
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,306,679 0.38 19,644,445-57.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 63,670,540 2.92 57,670,99410.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 15,720,735 0.72 11,854,16032.62
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 27,250,407 1.25 21,641,44425.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,283,658 0.10 1,381,37665.32
26 Ores, slag and ash 3,093 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,329,212 0.24 1,106,237381.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,186,875 0.10 1,992,4909.76
29 Organic chemicals 16,046,747 0.74 10,055,12959.59
30 Pharmaceutical products 275,094,860 12.63 218,967,54825.63
31 Fertilizers 22,059 0.00 2,300859.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 14,222,509 0.65 14,769,624-3.70
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,452,710 0.34 4,316,95372.64
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 11,904,738 0.55 12,727,627-6.47
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7,821,156 0.36 7,890,883-0.88
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 44 0.00 76,575-99.94
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 355-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 48,584,459 2.23 38,760,54525.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 82,815,990 3.80 72,104,84314.85
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,832,329 0.91 15,183,58930.62
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,528 0.00 1,208109.27
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 366,161 0.02 506,862-27.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,337,000 0.43 6,831,46136.68
45 Cork and articles of cork 32,317 0.00 51,200-36.88
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 19,963 0.00 21,938-9.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 91,225,506 4.19 95,535,282-4.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,597,251 0.12 3,805,289-31.75
50 Silk 24 0.00 845-97.16
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,104,983 0.05 427,704158.35
52 Cotton 211,477 0.01 11,8801,680.11
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 6,828 0.00 1,499355.50
54 Man-made filaments 80,104 0.00 302,690-73.54
55 Man-made staple fibers 16,399,140 0.75 16,024,9932.33
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 770,479 0.04 668,40415.27
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 36,227 0.00 27,46331.91
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 315,999 0.01 187,05768.93
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6,898,043 0.32 6,433,7157.22
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 768,796 0.04 490,44956.75
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,855,930 0.09 1,387,12033.80
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,191,500 0.05 504,397136.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 518,303 0.02 338,64653.05
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 725,964 0.03 326,557122.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 410,909 0.02 381,8027.62
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 88,621 0.00 5,7551,439.90
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,560 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11,484,348 0.53 9,155,48125.44
69 Ceramic products 8,744,687 0.40 5,128,02570.53
70 Glass and glassware 9,847,772 0.45 22,985,002-57.16
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,453,484 0.16 1,721,307100.63
72 Iron and steel 160,536,374 7.37 35,330,580354.38
73 Articles of iron or steel 60,988,631 2.80 48,833,07224.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 6,455,794 0.30 3,049,945111.67
75 Nickel and articles thereof 485,162 0.02 427,06313.60
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14,117,229 0.65 10,398,96535.76
78 Lead and articles thereof 2,785 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9,854 0.00 4,787105.85
80 Tin and articles thereof 81,848 0.00 66,31723.42
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 981,898 0.05 764,78728.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 13,914,643 0.64 12,957,2127.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 76,053,543 3.49 59,937,91826.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 600,577,875 27.58 584,933,5482.67
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 145,955,896 6.70 111,213,71031.24
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 4,434,929 0.20 20,899,594-78.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 152,895,847 7.02 148,648,9172.86
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,695,006 0.08 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 84,024,741 3.86 53,746,11256.34
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,303,019 0.11 2,329,426-1.13
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 292,643 0.01 75,169289.31
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 20,823,938 0.96 18,640,88911.71
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,497,086 0.48 12,967,628-19.05
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,867,552 0.22 3,637,61133.81
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,304,824 0.06 0
SS Classified 7,173,814 0.33 6 347 10313.03
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