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

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $1,058,995,501, up 31.03% ($250,805,152) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2017 totaled $795,905,222, up 38.08% ($219,490,093) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2017 totaled $263,090,279, up 13.51% ($31,315,059) from 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in 2017 was $532,814,943, a 54.60% increase ($188,175,034) over 2016.

Croatia was Russia’s 63rd largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 65th in 2016), accounting for 0.1813% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1728% in 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in 2017 (up from 61st in 2016), accounting for 0.2229% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2019% in 2016).

Croatia was Russia’s 66th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 67th in 2016), accounting for 0.1159% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1272% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.16% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (92.34% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.23% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (3.02% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.04% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (2.66% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 $201,246,079;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $16,257,948.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Croatia 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
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 237,844 0.03 113,581109.40
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 6,751 0.00 13,584-50.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 37,523-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,057 0.00 79133.63
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 733,486,938 92.16 532,240,85937.81
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 81,451 0.01 172,176-52.69
29 Organic chemicals 809,797 0.10 321,351152.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 56,195 0.01 50112,290.00
31 Fertilizers 12,817,175 1.61 14,222,920-9.88
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 43,556 0.01 6966,158.05
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 93 0.00 11,784-99.21
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
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 16,592-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 23,138 0.00 2,176963.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,712,903 0.22 299,227472.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 679,407 0.09 295,157130.18
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 252,360-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 60,074 0.01 4,3931,267.49
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 100-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,161,061 0.15 695,57166.92
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,232,264 0.15 406,516203.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,199 0.00 1,1365.55
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 2 0.00 0
52 Cotton 378 0.00 146158.90
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 12,717 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 38,198 0.00 39,329-2.88
55 Man-made staple fibers 108 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 32-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 358 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 2,716-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,112,716 0.39 2,594,70919.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,515,233 0.19 1,548,168-2.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,695 0.00 1,196125.33
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 7,726 0.00 5,88131.37
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,967 0.00 445791.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 580,835 0.07 428,05535.69
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 4,429-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 73,521 0.01 52,83539.15
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 92,259 0.01 125,813-26.67
72 Iron and steel 744,365 0.09 735,7351.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,808 0.00 34,746-83.28
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 758-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6,659 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 32,883,254 4.13 16,625,30697.79
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 16-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 22,221 0.00 16,80432.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,016,154 0.25 1,802,47111.86
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 798,768 0.10 1,038,423-23.08
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 499,269 0.06 418,85419.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 514,732-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 27,500 0.00 19,29942.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 102,175 0.01 192,944-47.04
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 692,003 0.09 558,43923.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,864 0.00 19,783-45.08
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 42 0.00 5,319-99.21
SS Classified 244,174 0.03 501 870-51.35

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 46.61% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (50.21% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 21.10% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (13.80% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.71% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (13.76% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 11.05% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (12.11% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.11% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (4.98% in 2016).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $17,186,493;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $10,088,036;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $4,605,188;
  • 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 $4,048,038;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,418,360;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $934,060;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $913,520;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $841,255.

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

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $3,812,307;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,256,293;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $1,024,280.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 768-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 56,745 0.02 2,9901,797.83
10 Cereals 88,460 0.03 774,531-88.58
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 25,133,070 9.55 24,199,0103.86
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 21,538 0.01 20,4835.15
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 116,317 0.04 216,003-46.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8,151 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 66,833 0.03 75,045-10.94
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 766,830 0.29 596,24728.61
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 67,018 0.03 128,359-47.79
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 9,499,840 3.61 4,894,65294.09
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 48,547 0.02 182,529-73.40
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 208,436 0.08 94,302121.03
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 696,655-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 891,909 0.34 1,916,189-53.45
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 74,430 0.03 11676,536.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 173 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 2,656,477 1.01 3,054,817-13.04
30 Pharmaceutical products 101,460,814 38.57 91,372,77811.04
31 Fertilizers 406 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 247,674 0.09 139,30777.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13,022,101 4.95 16,834,408-22.65
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 644,886 0.25 105,146513.32
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 190,987 0.07 539,680-64.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,102,746 1.56 4,117,186-0.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 311,552 0.12 209,26448.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 15,514 0.01 133,811-88.41
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2,048 0.00 28,077-92.71
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 341,087 0.13 252,14535.27
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 137-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,062,558 0.40 977,1508.74
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 48,109 0.02 60,753-20.81
52 Cotton 288,531 0.11 151,14190.90
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 3,687 0.00 1,034256.58
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 293 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 22,892,855 8.70 23,565,907-2.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,870,024 1.47 3,314,39316.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 24,905 0.01 4,278482.16
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,644,463 0.63 730,943124.98
65 Headgear and parts thereof 289,216 0.11 297,340-2.73
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 63,030 0.02 5,3311,082.33
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 5,429,287 2.06 5,510,900-1.48
69 Ceramic products 30,185 0.01 81,019-62.74
70 Glass and glassware 138,173 0.05 83,49765.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 1,562-100.00
72 Iron and steel 24,674 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,506,575 1.33 6,762,868-48.15
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,247 0.00 21,693-80.42
75 Nickel and articles thereof 26 0.00 35,757-99.93
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,157,706 1.20 2,624,62320.31
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 340,084 0.13 162,564109.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,152,191 0.44 1,931,377-40.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,737,251 14.72 21,550,75879.75
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 13,689,726 5.20 9,641,68841.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 674,901 0.26 638,3815.72
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 841,255 0.32 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,567,929 0.60 149,569948.30
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 421,769 0.16 133,645215.59
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 13,000-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,140,822 1.19 2,739,48014.65
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