Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade with the Czech Republic 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 the Czech Republic in 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Czech Republic

In 2017, Russia’s trade with the Czech Republic totaled $7,385,947,996, up 35.27% ($1,925,916,441) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in 2017 totaled $3,963,723,295, up 47.16% ($1,270,202,759) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in 2017 totaled $3,422,224,701, up 23.70% ($655,713,682) from 2016.

Russia’s trade balance with the Czech Republic went from a deficit of $72,990,483 in 2016, to a surplus of $541,498,594 in 2017.

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 18th largest trading partner in 2017 (just as in 2016), accounting for 1.2646% of Russia’s total trade (up from 1.1673% in 2016).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 21st largest export market in 2017 (up from 23rd in 2016), accounting for 1.1100% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.9435% in 2016).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 15th largest supplier in 2017 (down from 14th in 2016), accounting for 1.5078% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.5179% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to the Czech Republic

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 66.86% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (68.16% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 11.44% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (9.15% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.04% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (7.89% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.85% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (6.04% in 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 2.55% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (2.53% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.17% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (1.50% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic 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 $802,155,036;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $217,710,654;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $106,297,170;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $66,115,226;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $32,990,796;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $28,543,829;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $11,905,758.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic 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 446 0.00 100346.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 920,912 0.02 59,7731,440.68
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 24,575 0.00 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 276,434 0.01 1,32120,826.12
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 874,109 0.02 348,995150.46
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 166,357 0.00 37,509343.51
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 132,891 0.00 94,66440.38
10 Cereals 13,332 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 501,540 0.01 240,016108.96
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,102,662 0.03 930,62918.49
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 147,941 0.00 135,1269.48
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 46,335 0.00 36,70726.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 661,804 0.02 477,94838.47
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 918,566 0.02 1,404,642-34.60
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 194,022 0.00 542,085-64.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,301 0.00 7,459-69.15
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,372 0.00 13,844-82.87
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,278,229 0.08 3,622,369-9.50
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,303,322 0.03 903,13344.31
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 114,187 0.00 219,396-47.95
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 290,297 0.01 542,495-46.49
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 98,473 0.00 203,803-51.68
26 Ores, slag and ash 41,837,652 1.06 29,931,89439.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,608,054,362 65.80 1,805,899,32644.42
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 129,673,782 3.27 63,558,556104.02
29 Organic chemicals 11,222,214 0.28 9,000,33324.69
30 Pharmaceutical products 459,250 0.01 275,28366.83
31 Fertilizers 121,229 0.00 68,87876.01
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 254,542 0.01 207,02722.95
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 7,582,144 0.19 2,527,531199.98
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 456,368 0.01 621,944-26.62
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,288 0.00 3,9229.33
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 657 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,170,869 0.05 455,323376.78
39 Plastics and articles thereof 15,137,288 0.38 9,993,21851.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 104,465,636 2.64 75,921,80737.60
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 55,503 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 430,388 0.01 47,498806.12
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 34,803,041 0.88 28,758,03521.02
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,291,708 0.03 1,282,0990.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,767,162 0.25 9,658,2921.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 420,834 0.01 816,141-48.44
52 Cotton 423,255 0.01 661,243-35.99
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 20,909 0.00 35,688-41.41
54 Man-made filaments 4,052,692 0.10 3,677,57010.20
55 Man-made staple fibers 73,901 0.00 1,4105,141.21
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 522,307 0.01 231,928125.20
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 373 0.00 82354.88
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,298 0.00 4,855-52.67
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 54,662 0.00 133,167-58.95
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 25,762 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 246,783 0.01 624,523-60.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 197,663 0.00 303,141-34.80
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 109,653 0.00 100,5259.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 829,648 0.02 869,317-4.56
65 Headgear and parts thereof 33,399 0.00 28,55016.98
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,352,642 0.21 6,569,80627.14
69 Ceramic products 1,026,819 0.03 1,452,427-29.30
70 Glass and glassware 10,412,591 0.26 4,539,156129.39
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 101,075,690 2.55 68,084,89448.46
72 Iron and steel 265,841,373 6.71 159,544,20366.63
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,591,836 0.14 5,600,595-0.16
74 Copper and articles thereof 529,719 0.01 241,544119.31
75 Nickel and articles thereof 6,176 0.00 81,739-92.44
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 16,413,223 0.41 13,160,60524.71
78 Lead and articles thereof 28,897,324 0.73 32,374,579-10.74
79 Zinc and articles thereof 17,892 0.00 7,907126.28
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 326-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 347,630 0.01 751,286-53.73
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 484,739 0.01 407,80618.87
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 542,286 0.01 409,98432.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 203,956,057 5.15 212,457,658-4.00
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 12,889,822 0.33 14,321,986-10.00
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 2,173,149 0.05 2,050,5525.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 230,555,942 5.82 12,845,2881,694.87
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 313,630 0.01 50062,626.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,487,508 0.09 4,654,441-25.07
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 31,032 0.00 24,43826.98
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 62,806 0.00 5,2831,088.83
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 3,658,573 0.09 2,415,19051.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,382,940 0.03 2,464,433-43.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,539,446 0.04 1,339,41014.93
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 47,024 0.00 20,249132.23
SS Classified 78,212,097 1.97 92 173 131-15.15

Russia’s Imports from the Czech Republic

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 67.59% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (64.95% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.06% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (12.84% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.33% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (6.05% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.67% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (3.95% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.68% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.98% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.97% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.38% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic 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 $238,068,563;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $155,055,964;
  • 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 $92,959,747;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $34,232,194;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $25,616,224;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $22,905,119;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $20,684,414;
  • 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) - an increase of $19,405,726;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $18,658,825.

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

  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $15,393,367.
Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
01 Live animals 667,382 0.02 1,202,866-44.52
02 Meat and edible meat offal 563,753 0.02 135,094317.30
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 23,127,051 0.68 21,555,4917.29
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 54,300 0.00 132,831-59.12
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 8,480 0.00 26,650-68.18
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 530,321 0.02 21,0662,417.43
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 12,833 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 312,815 0.01 329,744-5.13
10 Cereals 161,985 0.00 158,4542.23
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,428,569 0.10 3,350,1582.34
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 17,028,464 0.50 16,488,7693.27
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,148,456 0.06 3,529,896-39.14
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 308,861 0.01 346,443-10.85
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,057,452 0.06 2,397,296-14.18
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3,728,678 0.11 3,397,9279.73
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 100,071 0.00 52,06392.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,047,716 0.12 3,384,28019.60
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,143,487 0.03 1,060,9197.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,277,079 0.12 5,490,151-22.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 30,474,481 0.89 21,427,78642.22
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 31,160,055 0.91 24,703,65726.14
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 155,145 0.00 155,869-0.46
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,475,347 0.07 2,911,745-14.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 474,330 0.01 1,774,261-73.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 25,671,419 0.75 29,137,827-11.90
29 Organic chemicals 11,119,180 0.32 12,339,581-9.89
30 Pharmaceutical products 128,792,786 3.76 103,176,56224.83
31 Fertilizers 32,429 0.00 85,129-61.91
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13,237,086 0.39 11,454,64315.56
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9,646,410 0.28 16,993,748-43.24
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 9,805,447 0.29 12,786,929-23.32
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 946,969 0.03 478,34597.97
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 99,361 0.00 9,620932.86
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3,170,551 0.09 2,274,10639.42
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,707,037 0.43 12,719,94615.62
39 Plastics and articles thereof 117,632,085 3.44 94,726,96624.18
40 Rubber and articles thereof 77,802,755 2.27 59,143,93031.55
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 650 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,383,738 0.07 1,598,42149.13
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 9,451 0.00 73,666-87.17
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,115,787 0.12 4,367,338-5.76
45 Cork and articles of cork 2,564 0.00 2,5341.18
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 126,621 0.00 1,13911,016.86
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 785,633 0.02 67,1321,070.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21,010,955 0.61 26,168,152-19.71
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 7,324,817 0.21 7,643,204-4.17
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 629 0.00 493,617-99.87
52 Cotton 328,541 0.01 187,99374.76
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,295 0.00 3110,529.03
54 Man-made filaments 2,983,109 0.09 1,883,20258.41
55 Man-made staple fibers 804,821 0.02 741,0428.61
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 16,647,060 0.49 16,723,818-0.46
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,731,087 0.05 828,660108.90
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,375,097 0.04 574,383139.40
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 22,915,538 0.67 23,734,324-3.45
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 380,207 0.01 168,859125.16
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,453,449 0.04 1,433,6111.38
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,110,063 0.09 3,075,9241.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,879,837 0.05 2,059,057-8.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,620,310 0.08 1,683,00855.69
65 Headgear and parts thereof 323,562 0.01 178,21881.55
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 14,248 0.00 4,624208.13
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 917,410 0.03 899,7021.97
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,286,811 0.24 7,300,43713.51
69 Ceramic products 16,225,832 0.47 12,354,00631.34
70 Glass and glassware 31,300,208 0.91 26,714,28217.17
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 570,002 0.02 556,6662.40
72 Iron and steel 19,004,121 0.56 15,413,15223.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 118,963,348 3.48 84,731,15440.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,352,245 0.10 2,836,15218.20
75 Nickel and articles thereof 956,999 0.03 976,942-2.04
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12,640,521 0.37 14,007,277-9.76
78 Lead and articles thereof 55,175 0.00 11,221391.71
79 Zinc and articles thereof 84,671 0.00 5,6161,407.67
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,024 0.00 120,507-98.32
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 173,402 0.01 149,60815.90
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 23,484,125 0.69 19,121,70722.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 38,073,401 1.11 29,891,17927.37
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,243,963,351 36.35 1,005,894,78823.67
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 390,881,578 11.42 297,921,83131.20
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 51,337,983 1.50 31,932,25760.77
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 579,568,276 16.94 424,512,31236.53
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 617,733 0.02 541114,083.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 46,783,284 1.37 36,567,35127.94
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 406,569 0.01 170,551138.39
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,889,873 0.08 1,572,61283.76
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 52,787,200 1.54 32,102,78664.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 57,341,143 1.68 65,704,311-12.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 24,374,453 0.71 39,767,820-38.71
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 85,260 0.00 115,487-26.17
SS Classified 63,656,008 1.86 52 106 05922.17
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia