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Russian trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina in the second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $38,267,048, up 10.94% ($3,774,886) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $17,144,282, up 61.01% ($6,496,241) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $21,122,766, down 11.41% ($2,721,355) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $3,978,484, a 69.85% decrease ($9,217,596) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 108th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 106th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0224% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0247% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 108th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 115th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0156% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0127% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 85th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (just as in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0348% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0427% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 32.44% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (26.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.77% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (43.71% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.89% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 13.97% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (11.40% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.72% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.48% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.30% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (3.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $2,310,026;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,163,292;
  • 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 $767,086;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $547,081;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $398,605;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $316,006;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $227,303;
  • 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 $111,501;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $81,646.

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

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $191,997;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $116,976;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $101,373;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $101,144;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $91,492;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $76,673.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 28,073 0.16 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 195,173 1.14 179,6708.63
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 191,997-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 36,257 0.21 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,553,592 26.56 4,654,736-2.17
29 Organic chemicals 2,264,272 13.21 100,9802,142.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,693 0.02 0
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 15,916-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 116,976-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 91,492-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 578,724 3.38 31,6431,728.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 48,900 0.29 14,777230.92
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 731,302 4.27 503,99945.10
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 202,796 1.18 304,169-33.33
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 86,148 0.50 66,66329.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,723 0.03 5114,360.00
52 Cotton 14,224 0.08 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 7,235 0.04 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 1,103-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 11,166 0.07 1,927479.45
69 Ceramic products 4,064 0.02 15,008-72.92
70 Glass and glassware 29,153 0.17 4087,045.34
72 Iron and steel 3,163,021 18.45 2,764,41614.42
73 Articles of iron or steel 4,312 0.03 80,985-94.68
74 Copper and articles thereof 530 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,310,026 13.47 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,822-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 83,551 0.49 1,9054,285.88
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 289,683 1.69 242,17319.62
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 1,572,018 9.17 804,93295.30
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 474,355 2.77 158,349199.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 59,321 0.35 8,041637.73
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 188,610 1.10 77,109144.60
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 82-100.00
SS Classified 198,360 1.16 215 758-8.06

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 55.82% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (45.63% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 15.56% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (7.43% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 13.13% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (8.13% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 10.83% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (36.35% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.50% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina 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 $1,396,116;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $982,650;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $367,961;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $292,461;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $270,163;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $231,542;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $209,214;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $204,556;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $185,731;
  • 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 $67,929.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $6,094,714;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $477,210;
  • 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 $174,350;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $109,695.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 53,652 0.25 530,862-89.89
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,971,711 9.33 8,066,425-75.56
10 Cereals 1,901 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,041 0.04 6541,282.42
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,794 0.01 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,159 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 209,214 0.99 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 37,585 0.18 63,090-40.43
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 5,204-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 26,427-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 382,649 1.81 492,344-22.28
29 Organic chemicals 164 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 11,327,207 53.63 10,344,5579.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 28,065 0.13 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 52,258 0.25 42,57822.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,338 0.01 422217.06
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 72,037 0.34 93,372-22.85
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 48,456 0.23 95,213-49.11
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 263 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 194 0.00 571-66.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 67 0.00 301-77.74
55 Man-made staple fibers 8,488 0.04 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 339-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 204,556 0.97 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 863,028 4.09 842,1762.48
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 622,641 2.95 391,09959.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 173 0.00 1,472-88.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,071,738 5.07 703,77752.28
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,160 0.01 872,382.76
69 Ceramic products 13,510 0.06 11,16221.04
70 Glass and glassware 326 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 553 0.00 932-40.67
72 Iron and steel 5,507 0.03 41,657-86.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 275,297 1.30 5,1345,262.23
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,619 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,726 0.01 1,90942.80
79 Zinc and articles thereof 9,933 0.05 8,02723.74
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,989 0.04 19,645-54.24
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12,272 0.06 4,311184.67
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,982,771 9.39 586,655237.98
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 529,902 2.51 704,252-24.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 772,214 3.66 479,75360.96
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,292 0.01 582,127.59
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 342,453 1.62 274,52424.74
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 190,863 0.90 5,1323,619.08
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia