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Russian trade in goods with Austria in Q2 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 second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $1,391,147,377, up 69.77% ($571,707,284) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $734,472,124, up 191.88% ($482,840,442) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $656,675,253, up 15.65% ($88,866,842) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade balance with Austria went from a deficit of $316,176,729 in the 2nd quarter of 2017, to a surplus of $77,796,871 in the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Austria was Russia’s 27th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 35th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.8140% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.5863% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Austria was Russia’s 33rd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 47th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.6665% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2997% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Austria was Russia’s 22nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 23rd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.0817% of Russia’s total imports (up from 1.0179% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.54% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (87.08% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.19% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.69% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.77% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (4.20% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.30% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.10% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.55% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd 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 $421,251,673;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $32,113,771;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,762,581;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $4,292,211;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,635,419;
  • 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 $2,614,007.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 0 0.00 100-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 105,242 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 76,976 0.01 814,497-90.55
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14,166 0.00 0
10 Cereals 27,324 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 18,764 0.00 14,16132.50
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 26,942 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 624,797 0.09 98,561533.92
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 65,265 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 46,109 0.01 280,278-83.55
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 179 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,250 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,326 0.00 160,874-97.93
26 Ores, slag and ash 47,686,864 6.49 15,573,093206.21
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 624,636,820 85.05 203,385,147207.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,331,945 0.59 1,717,938152.16
29 Organic chemicals 1,399,121 0.19 898,75255.67
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 597 0.00 3,328-82.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 435,973 0.06 26,3111,557.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 25,347 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,097 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,159 0.00 14,320-29.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,065,833 0.15 424,084151.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,312,406 0.31 1,671,01938.38
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,565,310 0.49 1,427,681149.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 475 0.00 411,775.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,502,124 1.70 10,311,10821.25
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 9,251 0.00 24,245-61.84
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 407,061 0.06 163,768148.56
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 54,715 0.01 81,258-32.67
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 139,086 0.02 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 908-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,410 0.00 574,128.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 41,790 0.01 5557,429.73
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,556 0.00 27,779-83.60
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 85-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 378,226 0.05 162,658132.53
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 4,980-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 461,861 0.06 237,99994.06
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,251 0.00 3281,805.79
72 Iron and steel 9,662,306 1.32 1,899,725408.62
73 Articles of iron or steel 565,552 0.08 425,35732.96
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,762-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,939,214 0.67 647,003663.40
78 Lead and articles thereof 55,611 0.01 19,964178.56
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 7,697,788 1.05 6,108,51426.02
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,905 0.00 23,517-66.39
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 477,877 0.07 164,027191.34
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6,229,668 0.85 2,594,249140.13
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 122,049 0.02 367,499-66.79
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 23,873 0.00 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,184,693 0.16 385,507207.31
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 511,490 0.07 544,752-6.11
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 436-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,688 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 2,087,568 0.28 564,624269.73
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 350,089 0.05 333,8654.86
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,971 0.00 5,156-3.59
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 35,760 0.00 19,84980.16
SS Classified 14,404 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 50.93% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (49.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.98% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (19.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.14% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (14.96% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.02% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (6.59% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.03% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (5.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.11% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd 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 $44,342,018;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $28,381,859;
  • 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 $16,609,262;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $9,682,175;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $6,730,134;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6,416,615;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $4,858,286.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $14,477,299;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $9,926,764;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $5,994,668;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,280,965.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 1,339,666 0.20 762,03875.80
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 78,718 0.01 79,734-1.27
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25,721 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 1,591-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 77 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 764,803 0.12 832,231-8.10
10 Cereals 685,773 0.10 1,181,565-41.96
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 424,775 0.06 437,410-2.89
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 136,038 0.02 236,231-42.41
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 11,897 0.00 38,533-69.13
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 369,681 0.06 277,28333.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 587,877 0.09 612,977-4.09
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,323,615 0.20 429,560208.13
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 948,972 0.14 1,950,816-51.36
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,780,387 0.42 1,771,77556.93
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17,288,227 2.63 17,018,4121.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,067,654 0.77 4,163,42121.72
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 7,691,914 1.17 7,628,7050.83
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 802,609 0.12 565,54141.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,325,943 0.20 1,066,81724.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 556,441 0.08 572,551-2.81
29 Organic chemicals 1,648,842 0.25 3,929,807-58.04
30 Pharmaceutical products 82,769,469 12.60 54,387,61052.18
31 Fertilizers 10,927 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,684,445 0.56 3,157,98916.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,821,805 0.28 1,567,70316.21
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 2,912,339 0.44 2,887,0080.88
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,798,740 0.43 1,902,45547.11
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,753,057 1.49 15,747,725-38.07
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20,706,841 3.15 21,420,061-3.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,553,081 0.69 4,732,297-3.79
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 18,285 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 245,280 0.04 141,06773.87
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,259,377 0.34 2,478,927-8.86
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 14,939-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 25,395,765 3.87 25,432,984-0.15
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,405,128 0.82 546,842888.43
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 195,266 0.03 528,883-63.08
52 Cotton 45,674 0.01 33,69035.57
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1,760 0.00 861,946.51
54 Man-made filaments 36,282 0.01 29,40823.37
55 Man-made staple fibers 3,377,228 0.51 4,662,223-27.56
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 144,759 0.02 221,603-34.68
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12,401 0.00 12,410-0.07
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 65,161 0.01 88,266-26.18
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,980,475 0.30 1,919,5413.17
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 88,734 0.01 110,565-19.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 204,451 0.03 267,042-23.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 303,037 0.05 129,070134.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 583,949 0.09 112,088420.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 243,858 0.04 142,97670.56
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,413 0.00 1795,717.32
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 495 0.00 5,263-90.59
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,757,557 0.42 2,953,184-6.62
69 Ceramic products 2,053,185 0.31 1,622,59826.54
70 Glass and glassware 1,776,175 0.27 2,065,431-14.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 715,853 0.11 1,013,880-29.39
72 Iron and steel 28,771,878 4.38 43,249,177-33.47
73 Articles of iron or steel 23,434,620 3.57 13,752,44570.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,785,614 0.42 1,594,31874.72
75 Nickel and articles thereof 25,177 0.00 130,600-80.72
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,311,344 0.35 3,831,172-39.67
79 Zinc and articles thereof 21,775 0.00 3,238572.48
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 279,037 0.04 164,58069.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,463,678 0.53 3,732,206-7.19
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 25,198,088 3.84 18,467,95436.44
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 221,866,610 33.79 177,524,59224.98
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 53,744,692 8.18 37,135,43044.73
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 1,106,054 0.17 2,922,686-62.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 30,408,536 4.63 40,335,300-24.61
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 1,691,569-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,298,764 4.16 20,882,14930.73
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 531,528 0.08 417,99627.16
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 86,771 0.01 55,52656.27
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 5,123,692 0.78 5,602,208-8.54
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,691,201 0.26 564,025199.85
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,187,158 0.18 974,23121.86
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8,751 0.00 0
SS Classified 6,539,403 1.00 884 018639.74
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia