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

Russia’s Trade with Hungary

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Hungary totaled $1,703,353,327, up 27.40% ($366,312,976) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Hungary in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $1,155,869,999, up 38.81% ($323,186,850) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Hungary in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $547,483,328, up 8.55% ($43,126,126) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Hungary in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $608,386,671, a 85.30% increase ($280,060,724) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Hungary was Russia’s 21st largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 22nd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.9966% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.9567% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Hungary was Russia’s 24th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 25th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 1.0488% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.9916% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Hungary was Russia’s 25th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 24th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.9018% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.9041% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Hungary

The major share of Russian exports to Hungary 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) - 85.19% of Russia’s total exports to Hungary (83.46% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.83% of Russia’s total exports to Hungary (12.56% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.63% of Russia’s total exports to Hungary (1.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.04% of Russia’s total exports to Hungary (0.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Hungary 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 $310,602,130;
  • 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) - an increase of $41,479,194;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $6,834,906.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $21,031,584;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $7,537,336;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $6,406,863;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $3,880,718.
Russia’s exports to Hungary in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
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 15,459-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 111,033 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 17,226-100.00
10 Cereals 11,623 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6,595 0.00 34,889-81.10
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 67,483 0.01 60,20312.09
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 2,640-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 122,937 0.01 4,9592,379.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 117,287 0.01 38,375205.63
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 121,896 0.01 41129,558.39
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 21,031,584-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 984,534,168 85.18 673,932,03846.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 26,781,831 2.32 26,148,6352.42
29 Organic chemicals 15,734,483 1.36 17,515,812-10.17
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,733,521 0.15 594,152191.76
31 Fertilizers 2,866,438 0.25 9,273,301-69.09
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 12,164 0.00 1,739599.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 509,340 0.04 503,9921.06
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 25,679 0.00 30,785-16.59
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 12,048 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 32,536 0.00 5,134533.74
39 Plastics and articles thereof 553,792 0.05 716,504-22.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 42,242,031 3.65 49,779,367-15.14
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 128,205 0.01 109,83516.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 125 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,709,099 0.41 4,518,4004.22
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 682,152 0.06 1,348,805-49.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 646,021 0.06 428,03150.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,801 0.00 11,844-67.91
52 Cotton 123,588 0.01 73,88067.28
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 7,791-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 131 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 85 0.00 21,428-99.60
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 891 0.00 2,426-63.27
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,460 0.00 272,900.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 320-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,330 0.00 2525,220.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 27,924 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 8,074 0.00 798911.78
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 145-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 515,092 0.04 530,781-2.96
69 Ceramic products 536 0.00 58824.14
70 Glass and glassware 381,825 0.03 1,000,903-61.85
72 Iron and steel 9,746,131 0.84 2,911,225234.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 545,994 0.05 97,843458.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 268 0.00 1,806-85.16
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,173,423 0.10 2,713,807-56.76
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 528,178 0.05 619,945-14.80
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 24,433-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 7,877 0.00 1,526416.19
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,926 0.00 237712.66
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,910,556 0.25 6,791,274-57.14
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 4,307,332 0.37 2,275,78789.27
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 42,294,227 3.66 815,0335,089.27
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,040,468 0.26 4,624,923-34.26
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 916,478 0.08 1,212,801-24.43
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 600 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 1,065,147 0.09 1,359,603-21.66
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 29,111 0.00 23,88321.89
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 773,933 0.07 1,412,113-45.19
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,949 0.00 22,438-86.86
SS Classified 5,693,177 0.49 11 79548,167.72

Russia’s Imports from Hungary

The major share of Russian imports from Hungary 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) - 41.88% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (36.87% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 33.46% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (38.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.61% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (8.34% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.58% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (2.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.71% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (2.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.51% of Russia’s total imports from Hungary (1.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Hungary 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 $44,717,783;
  • 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 (HS code 34) - an increase of $5,472,457;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4,253,442;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $4,090,664;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,087,040;
  • Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage (HS code 06) - an increase of $2,928,019;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $2,659,754;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $2,407,043;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $2,389,734;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - an increase of $2,211,509;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,113,567;
  • Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes (HS code 35) - an increase of $1,906,752;
  • 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) - an increase of $1,874,651;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,648,473.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $19,840,505;
  • 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 $8,033,543;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $6,162,980;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $5,415,094;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,010,852.
Russia’s imports from Hungary in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 5,769,367 1.05 3,109,61385.53
02 Meat and edible meat offal 473,896 0.09 957,000-50.48
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,721,028 0.68 1,313,985183.19
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,164 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 6,177,773 1.13 3,249,75490.10
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 596,489 0.11 46,6861,177.66
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 117 0.00 185-36.76
10 Cereals 2,207,938 0.40 3,494,530-36.82
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 139 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,360,916 0.25 549,951147.46
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 222,583 0.04 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 254,188 0.05 816,739-68.88
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,417,781 0.44 3,051,611-20.77
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 3,257,241 0.59 1,608,768102.47
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,536,938 0.28 602,053155.28
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,669,686 1.04 3,458,17763.95
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 8,536,544 1.56 9,011,410-5.27
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,057,468 0.19 359,106194.47
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,783,638 1.60 10,307,552-14.78
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 580,267 0.11 150,551285.43
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 263 0.00 2,487-89.43
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,054,577 0.19 1,142,728-7.71
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,567,802 0.29 2,168,682-27.71
29 Organic chemicals 21,118,531 3.86 21,503,272-1.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 97,567,974 17.82 117,408,479-16.90
31 Fertilizers 254,889 0.05 350,679-27.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 889,943 0.16 800,41311.19
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,954,521 0.54 2,047,59844.29
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 11,947,300 2.18 6,474,84384.52
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,308,789 0.42 402,037474.27
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 16,589,223 3.03 18,213,791-8.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19,724,794 3.60 15,471,35227.49
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,255,883 1.51 7,580,5168.91
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 2,797-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 848,298 0.15 841,1650.85
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3,187 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,061,828 0.38 2,071,709-0.48
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,893,108 1.08 3,779,54155.92
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 326,211 0.06 516,907-36.89
52 Cotton 124 0.00 817-84.82
54 Man-made filaments 5,253 0.00 4,07229.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 7,068 0.00 5,65425.01
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,208,475 0.40 7,623,569-71.03
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4,592 0.00 6,593-30.35
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 178-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 27,840 0.01 2,993830.17
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 835,957 0.15 904,470-7.57
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 888,443 0.16 391,956126.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,344,354 0.25 997,36734.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 101,113 0.02 252,429-59.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,910,401 0.71 1,520,667157.15
65 Headgear and parts thereof 36,799 0.01 15,599135.91
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 588,386 0.11 345,30470.40
69 Ceramic products 1,106,968 0.20 956,29415.76
70 Glass and glassware 1,037,856 0.19 810,43828.06
72 Iron and steel 8,205,500 1.50 5,118,46060.31
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,247,105 0.96 4,093,78728.17
74 Copper and articles thereof 125,067 0.02 53,468133.91
75 Nickel and articles thereof 954 0.00 3,353-71.55
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,311,601 0.42 1,868,90323.69
78 Lead and articles thereof 13,908 0.00 14,288-2.66
79 Zinc and articles thereof 23,314 0.00 6,363266.40
80 Tin and articles thereof 20,830 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4,901 0.00 3,16554.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,639,225 0.30 1,118,47646.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,986,964 0.36 1,704,20616.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 131,547,236 24.03 86,829,45351.50
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 50,755,695 9.27 58,789,238-13.66
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 4,909,594 0.90 3,034,94361.77
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 36,882,297 6.74 32,791,63312.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,165,199 0.94 4,495,90614.89
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 105,341 0.02 16,172551.38
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 4,122-100.00
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 3,274,643 0.60 5,285,495-38.04
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,423,115 0.99 4,545,54719.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 31,712,177 5.79 37,875,157-16.27
SS Classified 30,751 0.01 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia