Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade with Austria in 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 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Austria

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Austria totaled $5,794,660,736, up 42.72% ($1,734,591,044) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Austria in 2018 totaled $3,380,731,339, up 79.57% ($1,498,081,755) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Austria in 2018 totaled $2,413,929,397, up 10.86% ($236,509,289) from 2017.

Russia’s trade balance with Austria went from a deficit of $294,770,524 in 2017, to a surplus of $966,801,942 in 2018.

Austria was Russia’s 25th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 30th in 2017), accounting for 0.8421% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.6952% in 2017).

Austria was Russia’s 30th largest export market in 2018 (up from 39th in 2017), accounting for 0.7513% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.5272% in 2017).

Austria was Russia’s 23rd largest supplier in 2018 (up from 24th in 2017), accounting for 1.0136% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.9594% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Austria

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 93.77% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (91.77% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.17% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.41% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.30% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (2.34% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.12% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.33% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.88% of Russia’s total exports to Austria (1.07% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Austria in 2018 over 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 $1,267,384,296;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $175,608,621;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $19,201,093.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Austria in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
01 Live animals 0 0.00 100-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 105,242 0.00 0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 86,222 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 895,105 0.03 5,586,454-83.98
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 153,211 0.00 68,817122.64
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 67,659 0.00 36,55185.11
10 Cereals 158,995 0.00 278,653-42.94
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 486,160 0.01 40,3591,104.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 434,512 0.01 1,260,434-65.53
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 2,477,670 0.07 290,981751.49
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 28,530-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 93,366-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 114,414 0.00 323,193-64.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 474,691 0.01 738,362-35.71
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 179 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 7,875 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 256,798 0.01 670,343-61.69
26 Ores, slag and ash 251,077,125 7.43 75,468,504232.69
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,918,862,731 86.34 1,651,478,43576.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 20,474,003 0.61 12,794,72160.02
29 Organic chemicals 4,396,833 0.13 5,050,464-12.94
30 Pharmaceutical products 56,727 0.00 56101,198.21
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,549 0.00 7,201-50.72
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,169,504 0.03 316,611269.38
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 113,228 0.00 189,564-40.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 35,696 0.00 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3,942 0.00 1,049275.79
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 64,681 0.00 31,933102.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,884,669 0.09 1,643,93075.47
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,596,767 0.25 5,009,63671.60
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 7,635,854 0.23 5,484,58439.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,189 0.00 4,65711.42
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 42,348,668 1.25 39,552,1137.07
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 204,051 0.01 222,231-8.18
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,299,223 0.04 3,866,577-66.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 266,398 0.01 350,725-24.04
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 221 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 9,134-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 21-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 290,553 0.01 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 908-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5,876 0.00 4146,800.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,910 0.00 27,205-74.60
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 45,595 0.00 14,433215.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 92,913 0.00 227,309-59.12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,593 0.00 1,07448.32
65 Headgear and parts thereof 52 0.00 3,327-98.44
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,105,092 0.03 676,55863.34
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 49,808-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 1,782,768 0.05 824,250116.29
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,354 0.00 210,145-96.98
72 Iron and steel 28,857,000 0.85 9,655,907198.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,279,490 0.07 2,609,497-12.65
74 Copper and articles thereof 525 0.00 1,003,038-99.95
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,170 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,603,053 0.31 3,014,284251.76
78 Lead and articles thereof 55,611 0.00 109,135-49.04
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 29,797,660 0.88 26,263,89313.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 29,097 0.00 236,382-87.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,591,965 0.05 2,510,539-36.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 18,791,383 0.56 11,928,47657.53
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 3,323,794 0.10 2,402,09138.37
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 439,661 0.01 97,789349.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,756,094 0.11 1,908,50296.81
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 7,471 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,349,350 0.10 3,831,887-12.59
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 436-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 32,244 0.00 4,900558.04
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 7,980,617 0.24 3,054,035161.31
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,166,416 0.03 1,024,19413.89
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 16,540 0.00 5,734188.45
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 81,838 0.00 52,86754.80
SS Classified 14,862 0.00 1 537866.95

Russia’s Imports from Austria

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.81% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (45.45% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.04% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (22.32% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.44% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (15.32% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 6.64% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (6.65% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.57% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (4.74% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.11% of Russia’s total imports from Austria (1.44% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Austria in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $99,428,912;
  • 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 $70,104,991;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $42,246,665;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $33,037,721;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $19,602,020;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $19,166,238;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $11,878,583.

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $70,554,874;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $7,589,545.
Russia’s imports from Austria in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
01 Live animals 4,082,292 0.17 2,818,46544.84
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 367,401 0.02 380,333-3.40
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 77,771 0.00 404,990-80.80
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 786,766 0.03 2,077,387-62.13
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 202,574 0.01 183,56110.36
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 256 0.00 112128.57
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,860,545 0.12 3,219,968-11.16
10 Cereals 1,800,759 0.07 3,648,543-50.64
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,266,892 0.05 1,370,182-7.54
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 496,531 0.02 701,740-29.24
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 60,660 0.00 130,060-53.36
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 1,540,811 0.06 1,190,24829.45
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,887,646 0.12 2,781,8903.80
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9,057,624 0.38 3,536,032156.15
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,185,952 0.17 7,456,962-43.87
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 8,961,100 0.37 8,306,6797.88
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 70,855,557 2.94 63,670,54011.28
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 21,234,757 0.88 15,720,73535.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 29,496,052 1.22 27,250,4078.24
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,824,739 0.12 2,283,65823.69
26 Ores, slag and ash 18,761 0.00 3,093506.56
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,144,544 0.25 5,329,21215.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,319,738 0.10 2,186,8756.08
29 Organic chemicals 8,457,202 0.35 16,046,747-47.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 308,132,581 12.76 275,094,86012.01
31 Fertilizers 95,377 0.00 22,059332.37
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 15,062,895 0.62 14,222,5095.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,892,538 0.24 7,452,710-20.93
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 12,368,656 0.51 11,904,7383.90
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 9,941,479 0.41 7,821,15627.11
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 42,139 0.00 4495,670.45
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 43,638,113 1.81 48,584,459-10.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 83,546,995 3.46 82,815,9900.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,508,578 0.77 19,832,329-6.67
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 73,275 0.00 2,5282,798.54
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 523,620 0.02 366,16143.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 9,435,721 0.39 9,337,0001.06
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,326 0.00 32,317-95.90
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 86,429,250 3.58 91,225,506-5.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 14,475,834 0.60 2,597,251457.35
50 Silk 0 0.00 24-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,157,535 0.05 1,104,9834.76
52 Cotton 206,226 0.01 211,477-2.48
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 5,013 0.00 6,828-26.58
54 Man-made filaments 227,313 0.01 80,104183.77
55 Man-made staple fibers 12,502,794 0.52 16,399,140-23.76
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,043,780 0.04 770,47935.47
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 41,202 0.00 36,22713.73
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 605,021 0.03 315,99991.46
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 6,435,116 0.27 6,898,043-6.71
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 450,397 0.02 768,796-41.42
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,424,350 0.06 1,855,930-23.25
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 467,689 0.02 1,191,500-60.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 916,115 0.04 518,30376.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,010,540 0.04 725,96439.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 194,721 0.01 410,909-52.61
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2,568 0.00 88,621-97.10
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,761 0.00 1,56012.88
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 16,025,651 0.66 11,484,34839.54
69 Ceramic products 9,089,754 0.38 8,744,6873.95
70 Glass and glassware 7,791,176 0.32 9,847,772-20.88
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,528,158 0.15 3,453,4842.16
72 Iron and steel 89,981,500 3.73 160,536,374-43.95
73 Articles of iron or steel 103,235,296 4.28 60,988,63169.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,266,291 0.43 6,455,79459.02
75 Nickel and articles thereof 515,707 0.02 485,1626.30
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,120,102 0.29 14,117,229-49.56
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,785-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 186,726 0.01 9,8541,794.93
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,056 0.00 81,848-98.71
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,716,562 0.11 981,898176.66
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 15,188,181 0.63 13,914,6439.15
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 95,219,781 3.94 76,053,54325.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 700,006,787 29.00 600,577,87516.56
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 216,060,887 8.95 145,955,89648.03
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 3,595,072 0.15 4,434,929-18.94
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 172,497,867 7.15 152,895,84712.82
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 56,668 0.00 1,695,006-96.66
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 85,946,653 3.56 84,024,7412.29
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,973,416 0.08 2,303,019-14.31
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 199,560 0.01 292,643-31.81
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 22,081,137 0.91 20,823,9386.04
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,849,340 0.45 10,497,0863.36
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,225,837 0.22 4,867,5527.36
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 8,751 0.00 1,304,824-99.33
SS Classified 19,714,007 0.82 7 173 814174.81
Share the publication on:
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia