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Russian trade in goods with Croatia 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 Croatia in the first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $320,265,598, up 16.31% ($44,902,303) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $271,354,419, up 32.58% ($66,676,010) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2018 were $48,911,179, down 30.80% ($21,773,707) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $222,443,240, a 66.01% increase ($88,449,717) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Croatia was Russia’s 61st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 58th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2032% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2142% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Croatia was Russia’s 53rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 51st in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.2634% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2456% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Croatia was Russia’s 71st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 63rd in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0896% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1563% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

The major share of Russian exports to Croatia 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) - 93.07% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (94.76% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.58% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (2.60% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.67% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (1.34% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 $58,598,510;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $9,777,650.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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) - a decrease of $849,921.
Russia’s exports to Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 29,575 0.01 40,471-26.92
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,920 0.00 5,919-67.56
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 31 0.00 2240.91
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 252,561,153 93.07 193,962,64330.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 172,480 0.06 0
29 Organic chemicals 134,845 0.05 103,59830.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 55,154-100.00
31 Fertilizers 902,392 0.33 1,650,093-45.31
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 28,589 0.01 6,819319.26
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 9 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 304,630 0.11 710,242-57.11
40 Rubber and articles thereof 288,201 0.11 217,63532.42
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 490 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 171,825 0.06 174,652-1.62
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 329,872 0.12 122,206169.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,976 0.00 1083,581.48
54 Man-made filaments 47,281 0.02 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 11 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 195 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 382,565 0.14 186,025105.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 107,346 0.04 91,17517.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 23 0.00 640-96.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,237 0.00 8102,862.50
65 Headgear and parts thereof 340 0.00 1,778-80.88
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 115,202 0.04 144,314-20.17
69 Ceramic products 480 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 24,792 0.01 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 63 0.00 23,050.00
72 Iron and steel 170,638 0.06 118,91443.50
73 Articles of iron or steel 844 0.00 2,522-66.53
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 6,659-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14,975,266 5.52 5,197,616188.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 149,332 0.06 999,253-85.06
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 166,448 0.06 316,458-47.40
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 0.00 389,774-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 40 0.00 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 18,043 0.01 3,052491.19
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19,294 0.01 11,43568.73
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 206,685 0.08 159,22229.81
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28,460 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,846 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 47.74% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (32.21% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 28.14% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (22.90% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 13.77% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (9.57% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.12% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (2.37% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.07% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (29.68% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

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

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $580,767;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $452,600;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $428,033;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $426,737;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $259,876;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $182,659;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $173,831;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $152,200.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $19,558,438;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,675,419;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $874,239;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $849,898;
  • 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 $633,638;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $294,358;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $256,361;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $199,051.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 11,208 0.02 15,244-26.48
10 Cereals 0 0.00 88,460-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 97,689 0.20 19,656,127-99.50
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 945 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6,607 0.01 8,280-20.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 137,005 0.28 94,46545.03
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 17,605 0.04 35,654-50.62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,231,353 2.52 1,079,15314.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 101 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 452,600 0.93 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 211 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 702,487 1.44 901,538-22.08
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,309,634 37.43 18,444,158-0.73
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 4,253-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,175,795 6.49 2,595,02822.38
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 852 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 64,822 0.13 11,187479.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,008,302 2.06 748,42634.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 87,011 0.18 62,08540.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,343 0.01 4,42920.64
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 42,294 0.09 100,048-57.73
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 33 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 314,895 0.64 187,70067.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13,462 0.03 19,462-30.83
52 Cotton 0 0.00 40,838-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 162 0.00 557-70.92
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,858,502 9.93 5,708,400-14.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,133,739 2.32 705,70660.65
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6,481 0.01 1,076502.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 723,328 1.48 296,591143.88
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,279 0.00 8,869-85.58
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 14,017 0.03 4233,273.81
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 112,646 0.23 986,885-88.59
69 Ceramic products 12,853 0.03 9,38436.97
70 Glass and glassware 4,824 0.01 48,237-90.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 52 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 231 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 912,496 1.87 738,66523.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 393 0.00 1,141-65.56
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 775,372 1.59 643,74720.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 49,575 0.10 95,072-47.86
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 276,770 0.57 196,92240.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,427,064 13.14 8,102,483-20.68
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 6,978,319 14.27 7,611,957-8.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 301,308 0.62 118,649153.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 56,693 0.12 351,051-83.85
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 45,927 0.09 184,392-75.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 16,730 0.03 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 522,164 1.07 778,525-32.93
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia