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Russian trade in goods with Austria in Q3 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 third quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $1,264,042,364, up 39.08% ($355,180,386) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $694,870,682, up 97.96% ($343,855,677) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $569,171,682, up 2.03% ($11,324,709) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade balance with Austria went from a deficit of $206,831,968 in the 3rd quarter of 2017, to a surplus of $125,699,000 in the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Austria was Russia’s 28th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 32nd in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.7346% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.6217% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Austria was Russia’s 32nd largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 44th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.6193% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4112% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Austria was Russia’s 24th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.9506% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.9171% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

The major share of Russian exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 92.05% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (86.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.03% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (3.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.65% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.45% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (4.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.96% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.80% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.24% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.43% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $279,948,307;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $55,871,248;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,666,769;
  • 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 $2,811,977.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $3,327,301;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,291,098;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2,104,100.
Russia’s exports to Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 43,310 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 140 0.00 3,327,441-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 134,692 0.02 59,517126.31
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 13,985 0.00 15,848-11.76
10 Cereals 98,125 0.01 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 202,559 0.03 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 362,382 0.05 1,077,584-66.37
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,151-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 721,653 0.10 61,6781,070.03
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 93,366-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13,462 0.00 115,001-88.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 76,807 0.01 268,905-71.44
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 25,499 0.00 138,227-81.55
26 Ores, slag and ash 81,239,880 11.69 25,368,632220.24
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 558,389,172 80.36 278,440,865100.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,555,017 0.94 3,743,04075.13
29 Organic chemicals 411,694 0.06 1,226,932-66.45
30 Pharmaceutical products 56,317 0.01 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 319-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 487,675 0.07 104,888364.95
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 60,313 0.01 160,299-62.37
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 10,705 0.00 1,938452.37
39 Plastics and articles thereof 717,813 0.10 573,93125.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,172,086 0.46 1,322,186139.91
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,342,190 0.19 1,613,548-16.82
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,614 0.00 4,383-17.55
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,601,225 1.38 11,705,325-17.98
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 44,759 0.01 48,692-8.08
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 379,891 0.05 2,670,989-85.78
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23,220 0.00 72,516-67.98
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 131,089 0.02 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 2-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,883 0.00 245668.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 981 0.00 56274.56
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 24,095 0.00 69,396-65.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,593 0.00 157914.65
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 52-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 200,355 0.03 122,17064.00
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 316-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 397,456 0.06 116,839240.17
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 827-100.00
72 Iron and steel 10,839,215 1.56 3,172,446241.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 409,582 0.06 558,323-26.64
74 Copper and articles thereof 334 0.00 93,611.11
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,170 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,105,432 0.16 370,331198.50
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,198,993 1.18 6,220,15631.81
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 10,856 0.00 11,359-4.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 455,664 0.07 884,759-48.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,422,985 0.64 3,191,69738.58
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 964,061 0.14 1,126,036-14.38
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 96,918 0.01 63,40852.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 766,766 0.11 693,60010.55
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 447,396 0.06 1,249,955-64.21
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11,450 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 1,890,587 0.27 737,870156.22
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 288,283 0.04 200,93943.47
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 182 0.00 306-40.52
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 14,713 0.00 6,044143.43
SS Classified 458 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Austria

The major share of Russian imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 50.51% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (45.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.94% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (20.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.77% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (16.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 7.14% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (7.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.26% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (4.97% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.27% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $17,169,659;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $12,074,747;
  • 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 $11,502,180;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $7,320,939;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $5,461,963;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,752,444.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $35,269,241;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $3,843,796;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3,555,244;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $2,742,684;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1,963,990.
Russia’s imports from Austria in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
01 Live animals 729,093 0.13 845,930-13.81
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 124,965 0.02 87,40742.97
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 315,359-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 19 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 797,050 0.14 872,831-8.68
10 Cereals 26,556 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 302,417 0.05 330,257-8.43
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 105,728 0.02 118,580-10.84
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 16,470 0.00 27,670-40.48
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 26 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 312,656 0.05 298,8464.62
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 562,781 0.10 1,024,033-45.04
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,906,394 0.51 1,236,579135.04
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 824,939 0.14 1,760,283-53.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,967,087 0.35 2,124,506-7.41
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 17,706,151 3.11 19,670,141-9.98
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,181,306 1.09 4,428,86239.57
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,100,286 1.42 7,350,11410.21
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 729,672 0.13 518,22240.80
26 Ores, slag and ash 18,761 0.00 2,411678.14
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,082,556 0.37 2,234,366-6.79
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 585,313 0.10 550,4576.33
29 Organic chemicals 2,261,219 0.40 5,816,463-61.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 58,891,082 10.35 60,534,759-2.72
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,897,317 0.68 4,289,185-9.14
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,349,278 0.24 2,167,578-37.75
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 2,376,120 0.42 3,449,174-31.11
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,464,313 0.43 1,765,40139.59
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 3,050 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,800,981 1.72 10,045,336-2.43
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21,210,273 3.73 20,822,7151.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,938,733 0.87 5,655,538-12.67
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 16,728 0.00 2,528561.71
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 66,614 0.01 52,65126.52
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,842,002 0.50 2,200,86629.13
45 Cork and articles of cork 604 0.00 1,485-59.33
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 19,963-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 21,142,020 3.71 24,985,816-15.38
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,980,841 1.05 518,8781,052.65
50 Silk 0 0.00 24-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 97,944 0.02 207,225-52.74
52 Cotton 69,976 0.01 38,00484.13
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 834 0.00 85881.18
54 Man-made filaments 105,417 0.02 76313,716.12
55 Man-made staple fibers 3,993,968 0.70 3,326,00020.08
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 352,964 0.06 105,064235.95
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10,740 0.00 5,61391.34
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 262,513 0.05 62,320321.23
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,427,185 0.25 1,755,112-18.68
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 101,727 0.02 310,639-67.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 377,968 0.07 770,795-50.96
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 77,363 0.01 608,434-87.28
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 85,342 0.01 118,336-27.88
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 153,667 0.03 237,733-35.36
65 Headgear and parts thereof 84,156 0.01 351,818-76.08
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 932 0.00 1,346-30.76
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 1,489-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,171,725 0.73 2,758,55051.23
69 Ceramic products 1,966,931 0.35 924,565112.74
70 Glass and glassware 1,604,235 0.28 2,368,565-32.27
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 836,631 0.15 410,308103.90
72 Iron and steel 3,544,549 0.62 38,813,790-90.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 27,660,302 4.86 15,585,55577.47
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,792,936 0.49 1,643,48569.94
75 Nickel and articles thereof 153,676 0.03 120,20527.84
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,517,279 0.27 4,259,963-64.38
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 364-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 88,411 0.02 2,3173,715.75
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,056 0.00 81,848-98.71
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 1,150,396 0.20 342,926235.46
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,013,529 0.71 3,505,48814.49
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 26,041,135 4.58 25,421,8552.44
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 166,037,766 29.17 148,868,10711.53
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 49,852,980 8.76 38,350,80029.99
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 806,002 0.14 631,90927.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 51,626,659 9.07 44,305,72016.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 56,668 0.01 3,4371,548.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19,106,213 3.36 20,194,675-5.39
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 456,021 0.08 843,719-45.95
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 100 0.00 23,635-99.58
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 5,756,439 1.01 6,085,885-5.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,213,623 0.74 3,618,74616.44
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,061,052 0.19 1,331,353-20.30
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 4,687-100.00
SS Classified 6,131,271 1.08 3 318 52684.76
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia