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Russian trade in goods with Austria in Q1 2018

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 the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $1,510,385,033, up 101.71% ($761,608,005) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $946,012,277, up 180.69% ($608,981,753) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $564,372,756, up 37.07% ($152,626,252) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade balance with Austria went from a deficit of $74,715,980 in the 1st quarter of 2017, to a surplus of $381,639,521 in the 1st quarter of 2018.

Austria was Russia’s 21st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 35th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.9582% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5825% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Austria was Russia’s 26th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 39th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.9183% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4044% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Austria was Russia’s 23rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 26th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.0335% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.9106% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 95.45% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (91.09% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.39% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.44% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.21% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.63% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.73% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.04% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.60% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.89% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $570,673,526;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $25,196,455;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,314,694.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 478,409 0.05 716,613-33.24
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 18,519 0.00 9,30099.13
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 73 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 70,208 0.01 26,198167.99
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 33,296-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 395,148 0.04 74,746428.65
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,500 0.00 180,635-91.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 112,670 0.01 42,174167.16
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,625 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 227,859 0.02 107,847111.28
26 Ores, slag and ash 37,441,008 3.96 12,244,553205.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 865,332,247 91.47 294,658,721193.67
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,261,118 0.24 3,965,591-42.98
29 Organic chemicals 1,434,912 0.15 693,756106.83
30 Pharmaceutical products 397 0.00 211,790.48
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 611 0.00 2,780-78.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 153,501 0.02 34,111350.00
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 33,464 0.00 29,26514.35
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 10,349 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,486 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14,155 0.00 13,6333.83
39 Plastics and articles thereof 498,672 0.05 391,83627.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,245,993 0.13 1,255,338-0.74
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,500,052 0.26 541,359361.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 530 0.00 411,192.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,016,268 1.16 8,668,25427.09
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 25,869 0.00 35,194-26.50
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 256,368 0.03 16,9481,412.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 173,471 0.02 153,94912.68
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 21-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5,876 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,615 0.00 1,50274.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,914 0.00 742157.95
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 33,489 0.00 95,376-64.89
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 338-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 52 0.00 66-21.21
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 344,982 0.04 109,712214.44
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 3,053-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 454,601 0.05 239,96389.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 102 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 4,981,299 0.53 1,666,605198.89
73 Articles of iron or steel 471,723 0.05 549,665-14.18
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,596,524 0.17 663,808140.51
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 48,042-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 5,903,764 0.62 5,136,52114.94
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,336 0.00 156,142-93.38
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 197,552 0.02 33598,542.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,740,874 0.40 2,544,88947.00
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 699,259 0.07 249,531180.23
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 318,870 0.03 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 572,386 0.06 87,600553.41
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,559,656 0.16 609,887155.73
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,036 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 1,166,644 0.12 690,12369.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 191,478 0.02 253,726-24.53
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,005 0.00 4515,466.67
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 22,758 0.00 26,975-15.63

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 42.30% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (39.08% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.09% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (26.92% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 18.77% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (15.93% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.97% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (6.82% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.07% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.57% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.04% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.74% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $56,494,174;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $19,850,213;
  • 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 $19,314,842;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $16,769,160;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13,049,640;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8,695,252;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $7,880,167;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $4,034,904;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3,616,906;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $1,785,555.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $6,869,350;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $1,965,312.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
01 Live animals 712,638 0.13 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 81,402 0.01 116,517-30.14
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 52,050 0.01 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 314,462-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 202,575 0.04 160,22126.43
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 20 0.00 83-75.90
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 520,834 0.09 519,3640.28
10 Cereals 782,939 0.14 2,198,225-64.38
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 272,834 0.05 205,05833.05
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 141,503 0.03 241,413-41.39
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 8,451 0.00 15,718-46.23
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 428,324 0.08 228,30787.61
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 605,671 0.11 564,1897.35
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 655,873 0.12 441,02148.72
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,287,264 0.23 1,648,202-21.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,958,961 0.35 1,745,97612.20
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 15,940,043 2.82 11,905,13933.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,353,190 0.59 2,514,41733.36
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6,676,191 1.18 5,282,71626.38
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 513,651 0.09 549,186-6.47
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 682-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,395,646 0.25 542,100157.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 531,416 0.09 321,96065.06
29 Organic chemicals 2,780,528 0.49 2,935,623-5.28
30 Pharmaceutical products 90,282,389 16.00 70,432,17628.18
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,997,925 0.53 2,717,12610.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,214,891 0.22 1,034,82817.40
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 3,614,955 0.64 2,769,05530.55
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,160,847 0.38 1,814,61819.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 11,310,725 2.00 7,693,81947.01
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,052,424 3.02 17,035,7290.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,037,614 0.72 4,078,687-1.01
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 26,888 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 89,102 0.02 53,60566.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,416,034 0.43 1,549,72955.90
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 15,846-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 19,623,026 3.48 20,599,005-4.74
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 924,360 0.16 780,66918.41
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 589,321 0.10 175,089236.58
52 Cotton 10,100 0.00 9,2898.73
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,385 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 8,789 0.00 35,990-75.58
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,531,408 0.45 4,496,720-43.71
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 167,193 0.03 235,352-28.96
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12,330 0.00 9,38531.38
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 66,039 0.01 73,258-9.85
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,524,933 0.27 1,397,6719.11
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 84,200 0.01 52,02761.84
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 427,366 0.08 394,7318.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 41,113 0.01 71,806-42.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 120,910 0.02 72,89865.86
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 280,786 0.05 119,363135.24
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9,108 0.00 14,834-38.60
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 88 0.00 10,645-99.17
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 71-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,213,814 0.75 2,428,25973.53
69 Ceramic products 1,571,121 0.28 1,320,70218.96
70 Glass and glassware 2,454,427 0.43 3,014,998-18.59
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 729,358 0.13 585,21324.63
72 Iron and steel 51,611,371 9.14 38,561,73133.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 26,379,102 4.67 9,609,942174.50
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,191,707 0.39 652,404235.94
75 Nickel and articles thereof 135,527 0.02 118,97713.91
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,978,713 0.35 2,083,496-5.03
79 Zinc and articles thereof 11,039 0.00 1,554610.36
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 365,606 0.06 196,98785.60
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,741,752 0.66 2,714,28937.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 19,542,241 3.46 11,662,07467.57
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 137,775,412 24.41 81,281,23869.50
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 50,799,192 9.00 31,484,35061.35
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 495,859 0.09 316,83356.50
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 31,071,625 5.51 37,940,975-18.11
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,575,444 3.29 9,880,19288.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 391,942 0.07 487,110-19.54
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 48,803 0.01 70,706-30.98
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 4,245,198 0.75 3,424,57723.96
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 440,557 0.08 538,660-18.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,637,969 0.29 1,273,15728.65
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 137-100.00
SS Classified 3,436,724 0.61 1 903 34380.56
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