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

Russia’s Trade with Croatia

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Croatia totaled $1,439,278,860, up 35.91% ($380,283,359) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Croatia in 2018 totaled $1,229,542,349, up 54.48% ($433,637,127) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2018 were $209,736,511, down 20.28% ($53,353,768) from 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Croatia in 2018 was $1,019,805,838, a 91.40% increase ($486,990,895) over 2017.

Croatia was Russia’s 59th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 63rd in 2017), accounting for 0.2092% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1813% in 2017).

Croatia was Russia’s 47th largest export market in 2018 (up from 53rd in 2017), accounting for 0.2733% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.2229% in 2017).

Croatia was Russia’s 69th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 66th in 2017), accounting for 0.0881% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.1159% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Croatia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.94% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (92.16% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.36% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (4.23% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.27% of Russia’s total exports to Croatia (2.04% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Croatia 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 $396,927,840;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $26,210,773;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $5,901,746.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Croatia 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 19 0.00 0
10 Cereals 13,095 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 42,336 0.00 237,844-82.20
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 22,682 0.00 6,751235.98
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 190,256 0.02 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 31 0.00 1,057-97.07
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,130,414,778 91.94 733,486,93854.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,169,815 0.10 81,4511,336.22
29 Organic chemicals 358,463 0.03 809,797-55.73
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 56,195-100.00
31 Fertilizers 11,594,399 0.94 12,817,175-9.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 147,742 0.01 43,556239.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 93-100.00
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 20,234 0.00 5040,368.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,788 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 7,924 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 30 0.00 23,138-99.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,751,900 0.14 1,712,9032.28
40 Rubber and articles thereof 593,740 0.05 679,407-12.61
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 56 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 54,813 0.00 60,074-8.76
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,420,962 0.12 1,161,06122.38
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,043,067 0.17 1,232,26465.80
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23,258 0.00 1,1991,839.78
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 227 0.00 211,250.00
52 Cotton 1,464 0.00 378287.30
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 41 0.00 12,717-99.68
54 Man-made filaments 87,038 0.01 38,198127.86
55 Man-made staple fibers 11 0.00 108-89.81
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,384 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 358-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 221 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,141 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,662,317 0.22 3,112,716-14.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,250,401 0.10 1,515,233-17.48
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,244 0.00 2,695-16.73
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 13,439 0.00 7,72673.95
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,097 0.00 3,967-21.93
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 661,102 0.05 580,83513.82
69 Ceramic products 480 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 156,429 0.01 73,521112.77
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 50,552 0.00 92,259-45.21
72 Iron and steel 6,646,111 0.54 744,365792.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 210,478 0.02 5,8083,523.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,786 0.00 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 6,659-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 59,094,027 4.81 32,883,25479.71
80 Tin and articles thereof 207 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,798 0.00 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6,021 0.00 22,221-72.90
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,055,089 0.17 2,016,1541.93
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 1,284,589 0.10 798,76860.82
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 989,852 0.08 499,26998.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 850,368 0.07 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 322,329 0.03 27,5001,072.11
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 231,270 0.02 102,175126.35
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,000 0.00 300233.33
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 664,196 0.05 692,003-4.02
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 43,190 0.00 10,864297.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,046 0.00 4211,914.29
SS Classified 2,367,016 0.19 244 174869.40

Russia’s Imports from Croatia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 49.34% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (46.61% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.17% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (21.10% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 11.58% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (11.05% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.26% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (3.11% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.17% of Russia’s total imports from Croatia (13.71% in 2017).

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3,618,111;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,963,313;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $1,505,076.

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

  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $24,947,886;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $16,577,041;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8,052,738;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $5,746,813;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $2,638,469;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $2,471,568;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,240,047;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $854,843;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $841,255.
Russia’s imports from Croatia in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
01 Live animals 4,021 0.00 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 67,448 0.03 56,74518.86
10 Cereals 1,159 0.00 88,460-98.69
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 185,184 0.09 25,133,070-99.26
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 19,443 0.01 21,538-9.73
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 113,864 0.05 116,317-2.11
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9,879 0.00 8,15121.20
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10,940 0.01 66,833-83.63
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 959,806 0.46 766,83025.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 137,783 0.07 67,018105.59
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,028,272 3.35 9,499,840-26.02
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 107,576 0.05 48,547121.59
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 95,898 0.05 208,436-53.99
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,262,668 0.60 891,90941.57
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0 0.00 74,430-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,111 0.00 173542.20
29 Organic chemicals 1,416,430 0.68 2,656,477-46.68
30 Pharmaceutical products 84,883,773 40.47 101,460,814-16.34
31 Fertilizers 25 0.00 406-93.84
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 127,249 0.06 247,674-48.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 12,167,258 5.80 13,022,101-6.56
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 97,733 0.05 644,886-84.84
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 250,879 0.12 190,98731.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,169,979 1.99 4,102,7461.64
40 Rubber and articles thereof 367,204 0.18 311,55217.86
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,302 0.00 15,514-40.04
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 2,048-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 150,594 0.07 341,087-55.85
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 155 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,397,046 0.67 1,062,55831.48
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 163,422 0.08 48,109239.69
52 Cotton 518,910 0.25 288,53179.85
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 1,218-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 162 0.00 3,687-95.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 820 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 20,482 0.01 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 293-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 17,146,042 8.18 22,892,855-25.10
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,397,485 2.10 3,870,02413.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 13,603 0.01 24,905-45.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,887,427 0.90 1,644,46314.77
65 Headgear and parts thereof 248,681 0.12 289,216-14.02
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 56,122 0.03 63,030-10.96
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,790,818 1.33 5,429,287-48.60
69 Ceramic products 39,336 0.02 30,18530.32
70 Glass and glassware 113,770 0.05 138,173-17.66
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,521 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 231 0.00 24,674-99.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,469,888 3.08 3,506,57584.51
74 Copper and articles thereof 48,514 0.02 4,2471,042.31
75 Nickel and articles thereof 623,415 0.30 262,397,650.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,114,507 1.48 3,157,706-1.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 209,117 0.10 340,084-38.51
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,657,267 1.27 1,152,191130.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 30,684,513 14.63 38,737,251-20.79
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 14,014,386 6.68 13,689,7262.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 801,935 0.38 674,90118.82
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 841,255-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,186,040 2.47 1,567,929230.76
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 253,779 0.12 421,769-39.83
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 16,731 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,214,908 1.53 3,140,8222.36
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia