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

Russia’s Trade with the Czech Republic

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with the Czech Republic totaled $1,845,150,815, up 18.47% ($287,699,704) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $1,002,612,224, up 11.00% ($99,332,764) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $842,538,591, up 28.79% ($188,366,940) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $160,073,633, a 35.74% decrease ($89,034,176) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 18th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 19th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.1705% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.2115% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 24th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 22nd in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.9732% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.0839% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The Czech Republic was Russia’s 14th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (up from 16th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.5428% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.4468% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian exports to the Czech Republic 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) - 69.39% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (59.76% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.47% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (6.53% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.91% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (7.27% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.07% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (18.94% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.30% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (1.16% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.75% of Russia’s total exports to the Czech Republic (2.83% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic 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 $171,154,169;
  • 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 $33,844,487;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3,299,747.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic 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 $84,895,929;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $66,023,196;
  • 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) - a decrease of $18,038,003;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $15,352,163.
Russia’s exports to the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
01 Live animals 736 0.00 326125.77
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 125,284-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 18,221 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 316,757 0.03 171,89284.28
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 24,500 0.00 1,5621,468.50
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9,435 0.00 24,149-60.93
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 113,228 0.01 75,72249.53
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 142,814 0.01 170,330-16.15
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 36,839 0.00 35,3134.32
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 32,454 0.00 8,295291.25
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 50,083 0.00 169,446-70.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 333,095 0.03 213,22456.22
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 59,139 0.01 90,551-34.69
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 933-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 1,536-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,496,644 0.15 619,271141.68
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 149,208 0.01 258,526-42.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 47,788 0.00 34,29339.35
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 740,491 0.07 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 124,294 0.01 36,487240.65
26 Ores, slag and ash 391,408 0.04 15,743,571-97.51
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 695,169,309 69.34 524,015,14032.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 61,203,823 6.10 27,359,336123.70
29 Organic chemicals 2,431,342 0.24 3,562,638-31.75
30 Pharmaceutical products 486,002 0.05 62,075682.93
31 Fertilizers 6,894 0.00 5113,417.65
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 149,314 0.01 46,190223.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,000,193 0.10 1,929,045-48.15
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 106,406 0.01 83,46227.49
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,448 0.00 1,609176.44
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 622 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 447,872 0.04 213,121110.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,739,945 0.37 3,653,2202.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 25,386,216 2.53 22,086,46914.94
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 33,725 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 24,624 0.00 352,476-93.01
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,266,983 0.92 7,688,94420.52
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 414,458 0.04 264,46256.72
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,157,070 0.31 2,515,36725.51
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 227,881 0.02 25,624789.33
52 Cotton 147,769 0.01 45,283226.32
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 983-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 493,669 0.05 775,390-36.33
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,792 0.00 434,067.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 122,853 0.01 124,921-1.66
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 5,874 0.00 846,892.86
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,107 0.00 264698.11
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 671 0.00 72831.94
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 519 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 202,900 0.02 37,539440.50
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 161,980 0.02 35,132361.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 27,786 0.00 24,39213.91
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 464,297 0.05 168,456175.62
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12,172 0.00 5,435123.96
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 153 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,336,628 0.33 2,430,11937.30
69 Ceramic products 149,652 0.01 174,876-14.42
70 Glass and glassware 3,836,094 0.38 2,040,33088.01
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,556,176 0.75 25,594,179-70.48
72 Iron and steel 54,975,573 5.48 52,899,6503.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,084,563 0.11 1,808,189-40.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 560,283 0.06 4,43912,521.83
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,947,800 0.39 3,161,67524.86
78 Lead and articles thereof 8,485,514 0.85 7,390,79814.81
79 Zinc and articles thereof 1,060 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 18,014 0.00 193,084-90.67
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 19,930 0.00 27,993-28.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 185,118 0.02 169,6329.13
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,796,419 1.18 77,819,615-84.84
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 3,690,667 0.37 2,687,37737.33
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 213,453 0.02 330,506-35.42
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,332,541 0.43 89,228,470-95.14
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 671,052 0.07 1,043,623-35.70
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 47,285 0.00 27,47972.08
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 1,595,454 0.16 837,46690.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 218,319 0.02 433,131-49.60
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,043,550 0.20 511,165299.78
SS Classified 84,858,276 8.46 21 607 730292.72

Russia’s Imports from the Czech Republic

The major share of Russian imports from the Czech Republic 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) - 67.38% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (67.01% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.24% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (13.33% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.38% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (6.17% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.23% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (3.72% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.89% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.97% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.36% of Russia’s total imports from the Czech Republic (1.12% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic 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) - an increase of $57,699,101;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $48,943,632;
  • 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 $20,081,033;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $7,266,192;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $6,203,136;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $5,567,476;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $4,215,819;
  • 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 $4,197,716;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,505,064;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $2,994,945;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $2,893,994.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $5,082,592.
Russia’s imports from the Czech Republic in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
01 Live animals 273,808 0.03 51,031436.55
02 Meat and edible meat offal 90,008 0.01 35,253155.32
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,290,033 0.75 5,030,63425.03
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12,205 0.00 10,96911.27
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 27 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 256,692 0.03 470,750-45.47
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 4,500 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 78,892 0.01 52,62649.91
10 Cereals 61,776 0.01 50,98821.16
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 632,592 0.08 556,00213.78
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,250,739 0.62 3,629,03444.69
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 519,503 0.06 331,66356.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 21,644 0.00 59,188-63.43
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 398,186 0.05 568,574-29.97
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 556,287 0.07 724,892-23.26
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 186,647 0.02 68,927170.79
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,242,586 0.15 708,53675.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 247,033 0.03 223,24510.66
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 974,999 0.12 594,09764.11
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,338,897 1.23 4,771,421116.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,166,193 0.97 6,323,08629.15
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 70,491-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 589,560 0.07 459,94728.18
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 709,715 0.08 13,2215,268.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,350,110 0.16 1,213,54511.25
29 Organic chemicals 5,763,190 0.68 3,965,66245.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 28,359,194 3.37 29,761,621-4.71
31 Fertilizers 1,771 0.00 6,041-70.68
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,815,772 0.45 2,076,43483.77
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,016,231 0.24 3,250,172-37.97
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 2,145,517 0.25 2,188,805-1.98
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 251,996 0.03 112,338124.32
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 109,948 0.01 17,220538.49
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 768,442 0.09 334,884129.47
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,385,919 0.52 3,138,82939.73
39 Plastics and articles thereof 23,832,875 2.83 21,582,82210.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,865,568 2.60 19,581,76111.66
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 149,270 0.02 915,373-83.69
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,055,295 0.13 964,8029.38
45 Cork and articles of cork 130 0.00 44195.45
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 574 0.00 859-33.18
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,457,563 0.53 4,585,689-2.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,968,020 0.71 1,752,201240.60
52 Cotton 43,011 0.01 80,864-46.81
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 3,295-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 1,605,819 0.19 325,745392.97
55 Man-made staple fibers 149,900 0.02 191,108-21.56
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,572,743 0.54 4,073,59912.25
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 151,964 0.02 411,484-63.07
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 239,629 0.03 197,97021.04
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,779,642 0.92 4,885,64859.23
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 30,016 0.00 9,160227.69
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 118,635 0.01 655,001-81.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 380,986 0.05 1,278,185-70.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 322,960 0.04 303,0146.58
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 14,756 0.00 37,460-60.61
65 Headgear and parts thereof 36,731 0.00 73,081-49.74
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 395 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 451,689 0.05 333,81835.31
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,988,241 0.24 1,483,91333.99
69 Ceramic products 5,069,473 0.60 3,345,24651.54
70 Glass and glassware 9,072,330 1.08 6,077,38549.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 63,673 0.01 130,572-51.24
72 Iron and steel 7,095,897 0.84 3,590,83397.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 26,590,298 3.16 20,387,16230.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 669,364 0.08 706,811-5.30
75 Nickel and articles thereof 111,571 0.01 107,2883.99
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,612,865 0.31 2,579,2961.30
79 Zinc and articles thereof 7,251 0.00 27,464-73.60
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 67,856 0.01 39,20573.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,643,135 0.67 4,414,16527.84
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10,946,487 1.30 8,536,21728.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 260,976,657 30.98 212,033,02523.08
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 94,286,722 11.19 74,205,68927.06
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 7,730,261 0.92 12,812,853-39.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 188,955,430 22.43 131,256,32943.96
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 579,199 0.07 95,000509.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,202,322 1.80 7,936,13091.56
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 43,769 0.01 278,047-84.26
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 721,261 0.09 186,761286.19
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 14,962,934 1.78 10,765,21838.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 11,339,013 1.35 12,002,807-5.53
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,978,769 0.71 6,525,427-8.38
SS Classified 12,725,030 1.51 1 535 699728.61
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia